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Why I Could Care Less About The L.A. Dodgersnew

The connection between fascism and sports.
Random Lengths News  |  Lionel Rolfe  |  05-07-2012  |  Commentary

Dodgers Owner Frank McCourt Not Going Awaynew

With the appointment yesterday of a monitor to oversee the Dodgers' day-to-day operations, everyone in baseball seems to think the era of McCourt ownership is drawing to a close. Everyone, that is, except Frank McCourt.
L.A. Weekly  |  Gene Maddaus  |  04-26-2011  |  Sports

The Last Sports Writer: Manny Upnew

The night before, in his first game as a Dodger, Manny had faced Randy Johnson, who will one day be his neighbor in the Hall of Fame. But poor Yusmierio Petit never had a chance.
Los Angeles CityBeat  |  Neal Pollack  |  08-08-2008  |  Sports

Fifty Years of Dodger Bluenew

All professional baseball is built on a multi-billion-dollar foundation of half-remembered childhood memories, but even given that reality, the Dodgers have crafted a silly, if not repulsive, carnival of gauzy manufactured nostalgia. The Dodgers' 50th anniversary in Los Angeles celebration is irretrievably lame.
Los Angeles CityBeat  |  Neal Pollack  |  05-12-2008  |  Sports

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