Mets minority owner loses Dodgers bid

March, 28, 2012
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NBA great Magic Johnson and former Braves and Nats president Stan Kasten have the winning bid for the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Steven Cohen, who has been identified as a purchaser of one of the 4 percent, $20 million minority shares in the Mets, came up short in his pursuit of the Los Angeles Dodgers.

A group headed by Magic Johnson and former Braves and Nationals president Stan Kasten had the winning bid -- $2 billion.

As a result, Cohen will not have to sell his recently purchased Mets share.

Read the Dodgers sale story here.
Adam Rubin has covered the Mets since 2003. He's a graduate of Mepham High School on Long Island and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He joined ESPNNewYork after spending 10 years at the New York Daily News.
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