Discussion

Bankruptcy judge charts middle ground

Decision sets the stage for a battle over television rights

Updated: July 22, 2011, 5:50 PM ET
By Josh Fisher | Special to ESPNLA.com

The saying goes that a good compromise leaves everyone upset, but today's ruling by a federal judge in the Los Angeles Dodgers bankruptcy case may be an exception. Judge Kevin Gross, charged with deciding whether a Frank McCourt-preferred hedge fund or Major League Baseball should fund the club's operations in bankruptcy, took a middle ground: He ordered the Dodgers to accept MLB financing but declared it must be "independent of and uncoupled from Baseball's oversight and governance of the Dodgers ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

MORE MLB HEADLINES

MOST SENT STORIES ON ESPN.COM