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LA Dodgers receive a 'Magic' touch
Sporting icon Magic Johnson steps up to the plate to save bankrupt baseball team the LA Dodgers.
Last Modified: 28 Mar 2012 16:20

Former NBA champion and Los Angeles sports icon, Magic Johnson, hopes that an influx of two billion dollars can help restore the image of the Los Angeles Dodgers baseball team.

The investment represents the largest purchase of a North American sports franchise in history.

Al Jazeera's Paul Rhys reports.

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