A bankruptcy judge approved a settlement between Fox sports
and the LA Dodgers, which will clear the way for the sale of the team.
According to the Dodgers website, they have agreed to honor
their broadcasting contract with Fox Sports through 2013.
Fox fought to keep the Dodgers from auctioning future
broadcasting rights, stating that the plan jeopardized their rights of first
With the Fox matter settled, the Dodgers can continue to
look for a buyer and maximize the value of the team. Several
buyers have expressed interest and their bids are due by January 23rd.
LA Dodger owner sought bankruptcy Chapter 11 protection last
June after his divorce settlement left him strapped for cash. The deadline for
the sale of the team, which is April 30th falls on the same date
that McCourt must pay a $130 million divorce settlement to his ex-wife Jaime.
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