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SI: McCourt fires wife as Dodgers CEO

October 22, 2009 12:00:00 AM PDT
According to Sports Illustrated, Dodgers owner Frank McCourt has fired his wife as CEO of the team.They are going through a divorce, and both sides are battling over the team.

Jamie McCourt is expected to claim a stake in the franchise, which may be worth more than $1 billion.

Eyewitness News contacted the Dodgers, who said they do not comment on personal issues.

The Dodgers were eliminated in the NLCS by the Phillies on Wednesday night.