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He said he is not interested in returning to ownership but would be willing to smooth the transition for potential new owners on what he called a "short-term" basis.
"For many years, the Dodgers have been one of the most prestigious institutions in our city and throughout professional sports," O'Malley said. "Sadly, that is not the case today."
McCourt responded through a statement from his spokesman, Steve Sugerman.
"Frank has made it abundantly clear he is the long-term owner of the Dodgers," Sugerman said, "and he looks forward to the day when his four boys own and operate the team." ...