Quote of the Day

"Somewhere, I suppose."
-- Dodgers Controlling Owner Mark Walter, when asked after this weekend’s mega-trade if there is a ceiling to the team’s financial commitment to funding a successful franchise. (LATIMES.com, 8/25)
Monday August 27, 2012 Vol. 18 — No. 251 Print This Issue

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  • Yo, Adrian!

    Gonzalez hit a home run in his first at bat with the Dodgers Saturday night

    The Dodgers’ acquisition of 1B Adrian Gonzalez, LF Carl Crawford , P Josh Beckett and 2B Nick Punto Saturday from the Red Sox for 1B James Loney and four prospects was a “stunning development,” and the latest example of the "Dodgers' new ownership group, Guggenheim Partners, investing heavily in a win-now approach,” according to Hernandez & Dilbeck of the L.A. TIMES. The Dodgers “picked up salaries totaling more than a quarter of a billion dollars in the deal” -- Gonzalez is owed $ 127M the next six seasons; Crawford is owed $102. 5M the next five seasons; Beckett is owed $31. 5M over the next two years; Punto is owed $1. 5M ( LATIMES .com, 8/25 ). ESPN L.A.'s Mark Saxo ...

  • Back To The Drawing Board

    The Red Sox get rid of several onerous contracts in Dodgers trade, look to remake roster.

  • Supporting The Cause

    MLS Sporting K.C. not altering their partnership with Livestrong amid Armstrong fallout.

  • Gold On The Ceiling

    The U.S. Open roof talks begin before tourney even starts.

  • Starting A New Chapter

    Novak Djokovic is looking for new representation after leaving CAA Sports.

  • Save Me San Francisco

    Warriors pick AECOM, Snohetta to design waterfront arena.

  • True Blue

    Vin Scully returning to Dodgers booth for his 64th season in '13.

  • The IN Crowd

    Comcast signs carriage deal for Al Jazeera's beIN Sport network.

  • Oh, Behave

    Fan code of conduct being introduced at Southern California pro, college sports venues.

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