McCourt takes Dodgers' name in vain

Updated: June 28, 2011, 10:07 AM ET
By Ramona Shelburne | ESPNLosAngeles.com

The first words in Frank McCourt's statement Monday morning stopped me cold. It was a written release, so any one of the high-priced lawyers or consultants he employs to continue reminding him of his rights, instead of the right thing to do, could've written it. But it sounded so much like McCourt, I think it had to be him.

"The Dodgers have delivered time and again since I became owner, and that's been good for baseball," McCourt said in the statement.

The premise is laughable. There ...

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