Dodgers Sue Fox Affiliate In Row Over Media Rights Sale

Law360, New York (November 16, 2011, 7:40 PM EST) -- The Los Angeles Dodgers LLC sued the team's Fox broadcasting affiliate Wednesday, saying it violated an automatic bankruptcy stay by trying to block Blackstone Advisory Services LP, the team's financial adviser, from soliciting bids for media rights.

On Nov. 9, attorneys for Fox Sports Net West 2 LLC sent a cease-and-desist letter to Blackstone, falsely alleging that it was engaging in tortious interference with a previous contract between Fox and the Dodgers, the team said in its adversary proceeding.

The letter “was intended to interfere with...
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