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Nationals need an owner now

Washington still has no owner and no stadium lease deal. And every day without either is another notch in the loss column

Originally Published: November 16, 2005
By Tim Kurkjian | ESPN The Magazine

It was a miracle that the Washington Nationals finished .500 in 2005 given all that was working against them, including a $50 million payroll, a substandard ballpark and little help from ownership, which happens to be Major League Baseball. At this rate, it will be a bigger miracle if the Nationals finish .500 next year, thanks to MLB's indecisiveness.

The Nationals still don't have an owner. That decision was supposed to come in July, then September, then by the beginning of the World Series. ...

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