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Judge: Dodgers must accept MLB loan

A Delaware bankruptcy judge held that the Los Angeles Dodgers owner Frank McCourt must negotiate with MLB over the terms of a loan, citing the more favorable terms of the deal. McCourt had arranged $150 million in Debtor-in-Possession (DIP) financing from a JP Morgan hedge fund, Highbridge Capital, under some pretty onerous terms — 10+% interest, […]

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Dodgers: Selig was unfair toward team ownership

In a signal that Frank McCourt’s lawyers are planning on playing hardball during bankruptcy proceedings, they’re asking Major League Baseball to hand over a raft of documents about how Commissioner Bud Selig has treated other teams during troubled financial times — information MLB lawyers will surely fight to keep private. McCourt’s attorneys are obviously attempting […]

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