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DOVER, Del. cheap nfl jerseys . -- A Delaware judge on Friday rejected the Los Angeles Dodgers proposed US$150 million bankruptcy financing plan, directing the team to instead negotiate a loan deal with Major League Baseball. Judge Kevin Gross said in an eight-page order that the team had failed to show that the terms of its secured financing with hedge fund Highbridge Capital were fair, given the more favourable financial terms in MLBs unsecured loan offer. The Dodgers previously rejected MLBs offer and had refused to negotiate with the league, arguing that its financing proposal was simply an attempt by baseball commissioner Bud Selig to take control of the team and force a sale. While acknowledging an "underlying feud" between Selig and Dodgers owner Frank McCourt, Judge Gross said he was basing his decision on debtor-in-possession, or DIP, financing on the narrowest grounds possible and leaving arguments over the teams management for later. "The court finds that the Baseball loan is not a vehicle for Baseball to control debtors," wrote Gross, who ordered the team to negotiate with MLB co-operatively and in good faith. "Debtors and Baseball are entitled to the others full co-operation in finalizing and administering an unsecured loan facility," he said. Rob Manfred, MLBs executive vice-president for labour relations and human resources, issued a statement praising the ruling. "We are pleased that the court has agreed with our position with respect to providing the DIP financing and shares our long-standing view that the proposal put forth by Major League Baseball is the best option for the Los Angeles Dodgers franchise," Manfred said. "Major League Baseball remains committed to serving the best long-term interests of the Dodgers and their fans." Bruce Bennett, a lawyer for the Dodgers, said he had spoken with McCourt, and that the Dodgers owner was satisfied. "He was pleased that the financing will not have any impact on the Dodgers reorganization strategy," Bennett said. Bennett said the judges decision addresses concerns about provisions in MLBs initial loan offer that the team viewed as potentially troublesome. "Our concerns were about terms and conditions, and I think weve succeeded in getting terms and conditions we can live with," he said. The Dodgers already have asked the league for a draft credit agreement reflecting the judges requirements, said Bennett, adding that the loan agreement could be wrapped up as early as next week. Thomas Lauria, a lawyer representing Selig, said the league will be providing a revised loan agreement "in the very near future." "We are very anxious to get this aspect of the case completed and behind us," said Lauria, adding that he was gratified that the judge recognized that the league wants to protect the Dodgers and ensure that the team is successful. Bennett said that once a loan agreement with the league is reached, Highbridge will be repaid for advances it made to the Dodgers under interim financing approved by the judge, and that Highbridge also will be entitled to a $250,000 termination fee. In rejecting the Highbridge proposal, the judge noted that Dodgers executive Jeffrey Ingram had testified that, despite the acrimony between Selig and McCourt, he did not believe the league was hostile to the Dodgers. "It is clear that Baseball needs and wants the Dodgers to succeed, and the debtors are best served by maintaining Baseballs good will and contributing to the important and profitable franchise group under the commissioners leadership," Gross wrote. The judge made clear, however, that the leagues loan to the Dodgers must be "independent of and uncoupled from" MLBs oversight and governance of the club under the leagues constitution. The Dodgers filed for bankruptcy protection on June 27, blaming Major League Baseball for refusing a week earlier to approve a multibillion-dollar TV deal with Fox Sports that McCourt was counting on to keep the troubled franchise afloat and meet payroll deadlines at the end of June. Seligs rejection of the TV deal came after he took the extraordinary step in April of assuming control of the troubled franchise and appointing a monitor to oversee its day-to-day operations, saying he was concerned about the teams finances and how the Dodgers were being run. Bennett reiterated Friday that the Dodgers are moving forward with plans to market exclusive cable television rights, while giving "due consideration" to the teams existing Fox contract. "The Dodgers expect that a sale or license of exclusive cable television rights will fully resolve all of the Dodgers financial challenges as well as generate value for holders of the equity interests in the debtors," said Bennett, who plans to file a motion late next week to establish a process for marketing the media rights. At a court hearing Wednesday, Dodgers lawyers pointed out that Selig on three occasions this year has rejected revised media rights deals with Fox. Its unclear how the league will respond to efforts to sell the media rights as part of the bankruptcy case, but Lauria noted that the judges decision does not mean MLB cant enforce its rules and regulations. "He didnt say we have to waive our rights," said Lauria, who at Wednesdays hearing accused McCourt of violating league rules by filing for bankruptcy protection and entering into the proposed financing arrangement with Highbridge without league approval. Lauria also suggested that McCourt, battling with his ex-wife, Jamie, over ownership rights to the team and other assets, was trying to use the bankruptcy to reap benefits for himself as major shareholder of the Dodgers. Bennett, meanwhile, urged the judge to approve the Highbridge financing arrangement, equating the leagues financing offer to "a deal with the devil." wholesale nfl jerseys . Chase Utley hit a three-run homer and drove in four, Halladay tossed six effective innings and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Miami Marlins 6-4 on Tuesday night. nfl jerseys china . But watching Leafs goalie James Reimer go down Thursday night after taking a blow to the head brought back painful memories of something more serious. http://www.cheapnfljerseysgi.com/ . The match will be played on Centre Court at Rexall Centre on the opening night of the Aug. 5-11 WTA tournament. "Im very excited to be coming back to Toronto both to help get the tournament started with this great exhibition but also to compete for another Rogers Cup trophy," said Serena Williams, who won the French Open last weekend. wholesale nfl jerseys . He finally got one in the eighth inning, but not before hitting two two-run homers to power the Cubs to a 4-2 victory over the Miami Marlins on Friday night, giving Chicago back-to-back wins for the first time this season. cheap nfl jerseys . -- Dan Boyle delivered a proper finish to his length-of-the-ice rush that helped carry the streaking San Jose Sharks to their sixth straight win.Sunday, April 17, 2011 (All times Eastern) Los Angeles (2-1-3) at Chicago (1-2-1), 4 p.m. Bridgeview, IL (Sports Network) - The Los Angeles Galaxy has taken just nine points from its first six games this season, and the club will be hoping to add three more to that total on Sunday at Toyota Park against the Chicago Fire. The Galaxy is coming off of a disappointing 0-0 draw at Toronto FC on Wednesday, and although L.A. was clearly the better team on the day, luck was not on their side according to midfielder David Beckham. We had the chances, we just couldnt put them away, Beckham told the clubs official website. When you have that many chances, sometimes you need a bit of luck on your side and we just didnt have it. We hit the post, we hit the crossbar a couple of times and we had the majority of the play and the majority of the chances. But its disappointing. Obviously we want to win these games. Maybe more disappointing than the result is the fact that Beckham picked up his fifth yellow card of the season in the draw, ruling him out of Suundays match with the Fire through suspension. cheap jerseys china. Juninho also picked up a red card late in the game, meaning he too will miss out on Sunday, while Landon Donovans status is still uncertain after the United States international has missed the past two games because of a knee injury. The Galaxy has failed to score more than one goal in any of its first six games and without those three players, the offensive woes figure to continue. Chicago was also busy in midweek, suffering its second successive defeat on Thursday night in Portland, a 4-2 setback. The Fire fell behind by three goals in the first 47 minutes before rallying to cut their deficit to one goal in the final 10 minutes, but head coach Carlos de los Cobos was more pleased with the effort in the second half, and chose not to dwell on the first-half performance. I was satisfied with the team when we were losing 3-0, he said. We reacted very good, we were close when we scored the 2nd goal. Its a shame because our players made a great effort. We played much better in the second half and we need to learn off of this. cheap jerseys ' ' ' 

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