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Mannion: Divorce no issue for Dodgers

Updated: January 14, 2010, 3:31 PM ET
By Tony Jackson | ESPNLosAngeles.com

PARADISE VALLEY, Ariz. -- Dodgers president Dennis Mannion, here for Major League Baseball's quarterly owners' meetings, said that the ongoing divorce of owner Frank McCourt and his estranged wife, Jamie, is having no impact on player payroll and isn't the reason the Dodgers have been largely unable to upgrade their roster so far this winter.

"I don't think we're hamstrung by Frank and Jamie's situation," Mannion said. "If anything, we are more challenged by the [poor] economy. The toughest ...

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