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Baseball: LA Dodgers to be sold

The LA Dodgers and Major League Baseball have agreed "to a court-supervised process to sell the team".

The agreement caps a tumultuous year for the Dodgers and the tenure of Frank McCourt. In April, MLB took control of the Dodgers, a team increasingly paralysed by the bitter divorce of McCourt and his wife, Jamie, who had served as the team's CEO until he fired her in 2009. The new owner would be the third since Peter O'Malley sold the team to News Corp in 1998.