A group of investors that includes NBA Hall of Famer Magic Johnson have agreed to buy the Los Angeles Dodgers for $2.15 billion, the highest price ever paid for a professional sports franchise.
A fight with a fire extinguisher may have doomed the Knicks playoff hopes, Andy Pettitte takes the stand in the Roger Clemens trial, and Albert Pujols is not loving the homerless life in Orange County.
Also: the Jeremy Lin show moves on to D.C. tonight, Duke and North Carolina are playing their least overhyped game in years, and the richest man in Los Angeles has decided he'd also like to buy the Dodgers.
The new Knicks point guard -- and Harvard alum -- is a New York sports folk hero after just two starts, more talk that Peyton Manning's arm is shot, and the New York Observer publisher is one of the nine finalists to land the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Today in sports: The last best chance of saving the NBA season has come and gone, the UFC brings in big numbers for Fox, and a fair price for the Los Angeles Dodgers.
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Today in sports: The Los Angeles Dodgers ownership mess is nearing a resolution, two Pakistani cricket players convicted for bribery, and Wolf Blitzer takes the credit (or blame) for Michael Jordan's last comeback.
Today in sports: A bizarre communication mistake gives the Texas Rangers a 3-2 World Series lead, West Virginia is set to join the Big 12, and Theo Epstein can't stop saying goodbye to Boston.
Plus: The NFL wants to invest in football-related startups
Plus: More details emerge on the NFL's vast fake injury conspiracy
Also in sports: Don't throw that home run ball back on the field, Nationals fans
The team owes Manny Ramirez $21 million and announcer Vin Scully $153,000
Plus: Jeff Greene and his 145-yacht reenter the news cycle
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