Magic Johnson Group To Buy Dodgers For Record $2b

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NEW YORK (AP) -- A group that includes former Lakers star Magic Johnson and longtime baseball executive Stan Kasten agreed Tuesday night to buy the Los Angeles Dodgers from Frank McCourt for a record $2 billion....

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