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  1. Los Angeles Dodgers co-owner Magic Johnson pleased with trade dea...

    Ramona Shelburne

    Los Angeles Dodgers co-owner Magic Johnson said the team is "happy" with the Dodgers' trade deadline moves but not completely satisfied.

    Story | Conversation | July 31, 2012
  2. The one that got away

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES -- The Dodgers answered as many questions about the player they didn't acquire before Tuesday deadline -- pitcher Ryan Dempster -- as they did about Shane Victorino and Brandon League, the newest members of the team. Dempster (5-5, 2.2...

    Blog | July 31, 2012
  3. The next step for Matt Kemp

    Buster Olney

    LOS ANGELES -- Matt Kemp has told Magic Johnson he could beat him in basketball. "He doesn't believe I can," Kemp said Saturday, sitting in front of his locker at Dodger Stadium. Kemp paused. "But I can," he said knowingly, confidently. ...

    Blog | May 20, 2012
  4. Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp is making progress in his rehab - ML...

    Buster Olney

    Matt Kemp wants a shot at Magic Johnson in a game of H-O-R-S-E, but that will have to wait. As Buster Olney writes, Kemp is still rehabbing his strained hamstring, and his next step will be getting back to running.

    Blog | Conversation | May 20, 2012
  5. Los Angeles Dodgers officially have new owners, and changes are o...

    Buster Olney

    The new owners of the Los Angeles Dodgers will officially be announced today. As Buster Olney writes, there will be significant change coming to the franchise, possibly beginning by recommitting to scouting efforts in the international market.

    Blog | Conversation | May 02, 2012
  6. Los Angeles Dodgers sale to Guggenheim group finalized

    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.

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2012
  7. 2012 MLB Season Preview: Los Angeles Dodgers

    Jonah Keri

    So that happened. Frank McCourt's $2 billion sale of the Dodgers to a consortium led by Mark Walter, Stan Kasten, and Magic Johnson should eventually prompt a big spending spike for a team that fell to middle-of-the-pack status in major league pay...

    Blog | March 29, 2012
  8. The 'art' of the Dodgers sale

    Buster Olney

    The paperwork for the $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Dodgers to the Magic Johnson group could arrive at the commissioner's office as soon as today, and there are folks there and with the other teams who cannot wait to see the fine print. Bec...

    Blog | March 29, 2012
  9. Los Angeles Dodgers sale isn't entirely about turning profit - ML...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that while league executives say there is no way the new Dodgers ownership group can make money given the sticker price of the club, this isn't strictly a business investment for the purchasers.

    Blog | Conversation | March 29, 2012
  10. Economist -- $2B for Los Angeles Dodgers 'makes no sense'

    Arash Markazi

    Several economists believe that the Magic Johnson group overpaid for the Dodgers.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2012
  11. Los Angeles Dodgers sale -- Magic Johnson praised, deal dissected...

    Ramona Shelburne and Tony Jackson

    Members of the Dodgers organization are excited about Magic Johnson being part of the new ownership group, but terms of the deal are being questioned.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2012
  12. New ownership marks new Dodgers era

    Buster Olney

    For a reported $2 billion, Magic Johnson and Stan Kasten -- backed by Guggenheim Partners -- will run the Los Angeles Dodgers. And the changes will be almost immediate. (The New York Times is reporting that the sale was for $2.15 billion, which f...

    Blog | March 28, 2012
  13. Los Angeles Dodgers begin new era with next ownership group comin...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that with the Dodgers' new ownership group, significant change for the franchise could come immediately. No longer will the Dodgers have a sagging payroll and fail to be impact players in the free-agent market.

    Blog | Conversation | March 28, 2012
  14. Magic Johnson part of group that wants to purchase Los Angeles Do...

    Buster Olney

    At a time when MLB wants to restore the Dodgers' brand after years of damage under the ownership of Frank McCourt, Earvin "Magic" Johnson is a major player in a group that wants to buy the team.

    Story | Conversation | December 02, 2011
  15. Braves top Cubs, reduce magic number to 1

    Chris Johnson went 3 for 4 with a home run, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Chicago Cubs 9-5 on Friday to reduce their magic number to clinch the NL East to one.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | September 20, 2013