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Dodgers vendor won’t get quick contract decision

WILMINGTON, Del. — A Delaware bankruptcy judge has denied a request by a Dodger Stadium souvenir vendor to force the Los Angeles Dodgers to decide quickly whether the team will maintain its contract. Facility Merchandising Inc. argued that before it ...

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Clemens accuses prosecutors of provoking mistrial

WASHINGTON — With his trial abruptly cut short, former baseball star Roger Clemens argued Friday that prosecutors intentionally goaded him into asking for a mistrial and asked a judge to throw out his indictment on charges of lying to Congress. ...

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Delaware judge weighs Dodger bankruptcy financing

WILMINGTON, Del. — The Los Angeles Dodgers and Major League Baseball squared off in a Delaware bankruptcy court Wednesday as the team sought court approval of a $150 million financing arrangement that MLB is challenging with a financing offer of ...

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Bankruptcy hearing on Dodgers financing begins

WILMINGTON — A judge in Delaware has begun a hearing to determine whether to grant final approval to the Los Angeles Dodgers’ proposed $150 million bankruptcy financing plan. Wednesday’s hearing began with the Dodgers’ official committee of unsecured creditors withdrawing ...

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Clemens may not testify, lawyer hints in voir dire

WASHINGTON — The attorney for Roger Clemens gave his strongest hint yet that the former baseball star may not testify in his trial on charges of lying to Congress about using performance-enhancing drugs as he pressed potential jurors not to ...

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Judge approves Dodgers bankruptcy financing

WILMINGTON, Del. — A Delaware judge has authorized the Los Angeles Dodgers to enter into a $150 million bankruptcy financing arrangement after the club satisfied certain concerns raised by Major League Baseball. After trading sharply worded briefs over the proposed ...

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Cash-starved Dodgers file for bankruptcy protection

LOS ANGELES — Facing the painful prospect of stiffing players and employees, the Los Angeles Dodgers filed for bankruptcy protection in a Delaware court Monday, adding to off-the-field troubles that have hobbled one of baseball’s most storied franchises and setting ...

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No. 1 MLB draft pick Bryce Harper draws crowds to Hagerstown

Municipal Stadium in Hagerstown — where the Washington National's minor league Suns play — has had a bit of an influx in crowd and merchandise sales recently, thanks to Bryce Harper. Harper was the No. 1 Major League Baseball draft pick in 2010, and the Nats have sent him to Hagerstown to get ready for the big leagues.

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Bryce Harper getting cash registers ringing in Hagerstown

HAGERSTOWN — The fan was desperate to get Bryce Harper’s autograph. But he didn’t have a pen. So he went to Municipal Stadium’s merchandise store on Opening Day for the Hagerstown Suns, but they were sold out of Sharpies. Desperate, ...

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