Under Magic Johnson's influence, the Dodgers look like the Lakers of old.
Dodgers GM Ned Colletti is used to restrictions, but that seems to be changing.
The $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Dodgers was finalized Tuesday, ending the tumultuous era under former owner Frank McCourt, who took the team into bankruptcy and had his private life made public through a nasty divorce battle with his ex-wife.
In L.A., it was a tough year for champions but a banner year for good feelings.
These athletes starred in L.A., even when some of their teams didn't.