Magic Johnson Leads Group Buy for Los Angeles Dodgers

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Eight years ago, Frank McCourt bought the Los Angeles Dodges for $430 million, but a nasty divorce sent him into bankruptcy. Now, a group led by basketball legend Magic Johnson has a deal in place to buy the Dodgers for more than $2 billion, an amount that would be the most ever paid for a professional sports team.

Richard Sandomir is a sports, business and media columnist for our partner The New York Times.