The Los Angeles Dodgers are on track to become only the second major league team with a $200 million payroll and could end the New York Yankees’ streak of 14 years as baseball’s biggest spender.
Should unions and corporations be barred from using payroll deductions for political purposes?
Labor union members claim Proposition 32, which would limit how unions raise money for California political campaigns, would rob them of their political power.
As the city tries to reign in spending, new data shows the paychecks of police officers and firefighters ballooned in 2011.
Anaheim is hardly out of the American League West race, just three games behind leader Texas and 2 1/2 games behind second-place Seattle, but owner Arte Moreno has already told general manager Tony Reagins not to spend any more money this season, ESPNLosAngeles.com’s Mark Saxon writes.
Major League Baseball officials announced Wednesday that they hope to conclude their inquiry into the Dodgers finances by the end of June.
Los Angeles Dodgers owner Frank McCourt has paid his major league bills — for now.
When Frank McCourt bought the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2004 with his then-wife Jamie at his side, he promised to restore a treasured franchise that hadn’t made the playoffs in seven years and hemorrhaged tens of millions of dollars under its previous owner.
Los Angeles Dodgers’ owner Frank McCourt is hoping a fresh infusion of cash may end his payroll problem.
Fred Wilpon is certainly making the rounds in the media lately. A day after talking to the New Yorker and blasting players Carlos Beltran, Jose Reyes and David Wright, there is news that Wilpon spoke to Sports Illustrated and revealed the Mets are on track to lose up to $70 million, MLB.com is reporting.
Multiple sources say that the Los Angeles Dodgers will not be able to make payroll at the end of May, without taking out another significant loan.
USA Today has released the opening day payrolls for all MLB clubs and the Los Angeles Dodgers are in the top half of the league.