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  1. Dodgers divorce from Mattingly is coming

    Buster Olney

    BOSTON -- The divorce with Don Mattingly is coming, whether it happens in the next couple of days or after a couple of losses next April. The leadership that bought the club from Frank McCourt didn't hire Mattingly and isn't committing to him, given ...

    Blog | October 22, 2013
  2. How Dodgers can get even better

    Jim Bowden

    The Los Angeles Dodgers' ownership group, led by Mark Walters, Magic Johnson and Stan Kasten, has to be pleased with how quickly it's been able to turn the Dodgers into a legitimate World Series contender, even if it took spending more than everyone ...

    Blog | October 18, 2013
  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. Next moves for the Dodgers

    Buster Olney

    The Frank McCourt era in Dodgers history is over, writes Bill Shaikin. There will be a news conference today, where the group led by Mark Walter, Stan Kasten and Magic Johnson will be introduced, as the new leaders of one of baseball's crown-jew...

    Blog | May 02, 2012
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. Justin Verlander's effective evolution

    Buster Olney

    Magic Johnson always seemed to be evolving during his career, and he'd do his troubleshooting during the summers. He began his career as a slashing point guard, but through the years he developed a hook shot -- which proved pivotal in a crucial ...

    Blog | June 16, 2011
  12. MLB: How Justin Verlander has changed his pitching, and become ev...

    Buster Olney

    Justin Verlander added his changeup partly as a physical necessity. Now, the league can't hit it, and his continued growth has pushed him into the elite.

    Blog | Conversation | June 16, 2011
  13. Elias Says ...

    Elias Sports Bureau, Inc.

    A daily glance inside the numbers from the world of sports.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2006