Judge Sets Hearing To Settle Dodgers TV Rights Dispute

Law360, New York (September 30, 2011, 4:42 PM EDT) -- A Delaware bankruptcy judge on Friday ordered an Oct. 31 evidentiary hearing to settle pending disputes between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Major League Baseball over the Dodgers' plan to save itself from bankruptcy by selling its television rights, with MLB threatening expulsion from the league if the team follows through.

The judge said the hearing, which will last four days, will give the court a chance to decide on all pending motions based on facts rather than heated allegations, allowing the Dodgers to prepare for...
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