Frank McCourtFrank and Jamie McCourt met with a mediator on Saturday, but came away no closer to a settlement that would end their contentious divorce proceedings, according to an attorney involved in the case.The two sides remain miles apart. Frank continues to refuse any arrangement that would ... More >>
Larry Silverstein: The man who brought down Bingham?As word spread that Frank and Jamie McCourt will go into a closed-door mediation session on Friday, it started to feel like this whole trial is an elaborate trap for the hapless Larry Silverstein, the lawyer who drafted the McCourts' ... More >>
Fred Merkle committed the most famous mistake in baseball history in 1908, when, in a game against the Chicago Cubs, he failed to touch second base as the winning run scored. Merkle's Boner cost the New York Giants the game and the pennant.
That was nothing compared to Larry ... More >>
Frank McCourtJamie McCourt will be back on the stand today as the Dodger divorce trial returns from a two-week break.So far, there's no sign of a settlement -- though the trial has already taken a brutal toll on what remained of the McCourts' public standing. First, there was Bud Selig's hand-wri ... More >>
Jamie McCourt takes her star turn.
Three weeks after the McCourt divorce trial began, Steve Susman finally got his chance to cross-examine Jamie McCourt this morning.
Like a bull that has been prodded and starved to make it angry, Susman charged right out of the gate, asking rapi ... More >>
Would the Dodger divorce trial be complete without an appearance from Vladimir Shpunt?
Dexter O'Connell sure didn't think so. On the fifth day of trial, O'Connell, 19, came to court wearing a Dodger jersey with "Vladimir" written across the front. On the back, he had writ ... More >>
David BoiesFrank McCourt is back on the stand for his third day of testimony, which I'm sure he hopes will also be his last.
He held up pretty well on Wednesday, but this morning David Boies came out blazing and put him on the run. You have to see Boies in action to appreciate his unique ... More >>
Frank McCourtDay Three. The Dodgers began the day 6.5 games out the wild card, but fell 7.5 games back with an afternoon loss to the Phillies.
How's this for karma? At the same moment that Roy Oswalt was mowing down Dodger hitters this afternoon, David Boies was grilling Frank McCourt ab ... More >>
On Day One of the Dodger divorce case between Frank and Jamie McCourt, our own Gene Maddaus summed up proceedings, helpfully noting the Dodgers began the day six and a half out of the wild card, though last night Hiroki Kuroda threw a gem, taking a no-hitter into the eighth inning for the win ... More >>
If Frank McCourt had been born in Texas instead of Boston, and had become a lawyer instead of a real estate developer, he probably would have ended up a lot like his lead counsel, Steve Susman.
Both are aggressive guys with appetites for big risks. Like McCourt, Susman w ... More >>
Day One. The Dodgers are 6.5 games out of the wild card.
About the most interesting thing that happened on the opening day of the Dodger divorce trial was that we learned the working title of Jamie's unpublished memoir.
According to Frank's lead attorney, Steve Susman, it was "Screaming Me ... More >>