L.A. Dodgers File for Bankruptcy

    Tony Gwynn #10 of the Los Angeles Dodgers warms up as he prepares to face the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field on June 10, 2011 in Denver, Colorado.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

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    The Los Angeles Dodgers, the financially troubled baseball team owned by Frank McCourt, filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday, a move meant to prevent a takeover by MLB. The brief court document lists some of the team’s debts, including $21 million to retired slugger Manny Ramirez and $153,000 to longtime broadcaster Vin Scully. It also values the team’s assets at $500 million to $1 billion.

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