Dodgers Sold at Auction

When I wasn't busy refining my very limited athletic ability, most of my waking moments were spent following the fortunes of my favorite team: the Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers. Not sure why I chose the Dodgers as “my team”

Albert Pujols #5 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim plays against the Los Angeles Dodgers during a spring training baseball game at Tempe Diablo Stadium on March 12, 2012 in Tempe, Arizona. (Kevork Djansezian, Getty Images) The Los Angeles Angels

By MATTHEW FUTTERMAN Basketball legend Magic Johnson led a group that won an auction for the Los Angeles Dodgers baseball team Tuesday night, marking the final chapter in a soap-opera-style saga for the legendary franchise. With a bid of $2.15 billion,

A group that includes former Lakers star Magic Johnson agreed Tuesday night to buy the Los Angeles Dodgers from Frank McCourt for a record $2 billion. The price would shatter the mark for a North American sports franchise, topping the $1.1 billion

The sale shatters the previous record price for a U.S. sports team of $1.1 billion for the NFL's Miami Dolphins in 2008.