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Magic Johnson is right about TV issue not hurting Dodgers brand
Magic Johnson is right about TV issue not hurting Dodgers brand

Magic Johnson says the television blackout has not hurt the Dodgers' brand, and the fans let him have it. How can he not feel their pain? He does. But here is the thing that stings: Johnson is absolutely right. Remember when Frank McCourt supposedly was destroying the Dodgers' brand? Fans spent hard-earned money to support the Dodgers, and McCourt used it to fund his lavish lifestyle. He dragged the team into bankruptcy. He spent less money on players than the Minnesota Twins did. Then he sold the Dodgers, and the fans came back. The NHL called off an entire season to pick a fight with its players, and the fans came back. The NFL abandoned Los Angeles two decades ago, and a...

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