Fox Can't Pull McCourt, Selig Into Dodgers TV Rights Feud

Law360, Wilmington (November 30, 2011, 4:39 PM EST) -- A Delaware bankruptcy judge on Wednesday denied a Fox Sports unit’s request to subpoena Los Angeles Dodgers LLC owner Frank McCourt and Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig for next week’s court battle over the sale of the team’s broadcast rights.

In a ruling from the bench, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Kevin Gross curtailed the scope of a Dec. 7 hearing on marketing procedures for the rights — which Fox says violate its current TV deal with the team — allowing only testimony from experts.

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