My initial thoughts on the sale of the Dodgers can be found at ESPNLosAngeles.com:
Dodgers fans, you can come out of your hiding places.
I can’t promise what you’ll find on the outside, but it’s time to tiptoe back into the world.
Tonight’s announcement that Frank McCourt has agreed to sell the Los Angeles Dodgers, pending approval by federal bankruptcy court, is unequivocally a new door being opened to fans of the franchise, even if McCourt is regrettably remaining a partner (though thankfully, not the sole owner) in a separate group that will retain control of the land surrounding the stadium.
There is every possibility for things to go wrong under the new ownership, fronted by local hero Magic Johnson and underwritten by Chicago financial firm Guggenheim Partners, but there are also primary reasons to have faith that things will go right. …
Read the entire piece here.