Dodgers entering new territory

MLB's takeover of team heightens fans' contempt for McCourt ownership on wild day

Updated: April 21, 2011, 10:13 AM ET
By Ramona Shelburne | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- The day began like any other here. No hint or buzz that something enormous was afoot.

But revolutions have a way of sneaking up on you. Crashing down in a thunderbolt and reverberating for days and weeks afterward.

That's what it felt like at Dodger Stadium on Wednesday night, as if the ground had shifted in the wake of baseball commissioner Bud Selig's decision to assume control of the Los Angeles Dodgers, as if the landscape had been forever altered.

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