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President Poitier | Magic's Response | CAA Fail - Posted May 13, 2014
FishbowlDC: Would NBC's The West Wing have clicked if Sidney Poitier had accepted an offer to play the role of the President? That's just one of many ... [Fishbowl NY]

President Poitier | Magic's Response | CAA Fail - Posted May 13, 2014
FishbowlDC: Would NBC's The West Wing have clicked if Sidney Poitier had accepted an offer to play the role of the President? That's just one of many ... [FishbowlNY]

The NBA Community Reacts on Social to Donald Sterling's Lifetime Ban - Posted April 29, 2014
The NBA community - its players, former players, and fans - tuned in today to watch Commissioner Adam Silve... [Inside 3D Printing News]

The NBA Community Reacts on Social to Donald Sterling's Lifetime Ban - Posted April 29, 2014
The NBA community - its players, former players, and fans - tuned in today to watch Commissioner Adam Silve... [Lost Remote]

We Are From LA Helms 'World's First 24-Hour Music Video' for Pharrell - Posted November 22, 2013
Here's something to amplify the TGIF feeling: We Are From LA, a directing collective from production company Iconoclast, has launched the "world's first 24 hour long music video" for ... [AgencySpy]

Facebook Weekly Highlights Brings You 'Pretty Little Liars,' Martha Stewart - Posted October 24, 2013
Facebook Weekly... [AllFacebook]

Bill Simmons Denies Rumor That he Pushed Magic Johnson Out of NBA Countdown - Posted October 14, 2013
When word spread that Magic Johnson was leaving ESPN's NBA Countdown, many were shocked. Magic is slightly better at basketball than your FishbowlNY editors, so his presence would seem to be a good thing. But neverthele... [Fishbowl NY]

Bill Simmons Denies Rumor That he Pushed Magic Johnson Out of NBA Countdown - Posted October 14, 2013
When word spread that Magic Johnson was leaving ESPN's NBA Countdown, many were shocked. Magic is slightly better at basketball than your FishbowlNY editors, so his presence would seem to be a good thing. But neverthele... [FishbowlNY]

Friday Odds and Ends - Posted March 29, 2013
-BBDO Atlanta/New York and AT&T have veered from the little kids' roundtable for the moment--though the now-familiar moderator is in tow--to one with NBA legends, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Magic Johnson... [MediaJobsDaily]

Bill Simmons, Jalen Rose Join NBA Countdown - Posted October 18, 2012
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Magic Johnson Remembers the Day He Agreed to Write That Really Big Check - Posted September 17, 2012
A teaser clip for tomorrow's HBO Real Sports episode reminds just how effortlessly Magic Johnson lights up a room. Asked by Jon Frankel how much money he put into the Dodgers deal, Johnson said around $50 million. And to the follow-up of whether agreeing to write out the biggest check of his... [FishbowlLA]

Boston Wag Tells LA to Google 'Josh Beckett Unapologetic' - Posted August 27, 2012
After leading off with some snippets of rhapsodic praise for the Red Sox-Dodgers blockbuster trade from such corners as the LA Times, Magic Johnson, Ned Colletti and USA Today, CBSBoston.com sports producer ... [FishbowlLA]

THR Goes for Dodgers Quadruple Play - Posted August 8, 2012
In support of Daniel Miller's splashy cover story and Ed Desser's team media rights sidebar in the August 17... [FishbowlLA]

Forbes Sends Dodgers to the Discount Bin - Posted July 16, 2012
Even though the gang at Guggenheim Partners, with a key assist from Magic Johnson, paid $2.15 billion for the Los Angeles Dodgers, Forbes magazine believes the team is presently worth less. A lot less. ... [FishbowlLA]

Magic Johnson Gets ASPiRE Assist from Reuters - Posted June 26, 2012
Reuters LA bureau chief Ronald Grover has a nice little interview item today with Magic Johnson, on the eve of Comcast's June 27 launch of the burgeoning media mogul's family-oriented cable channel ... [FishbowlLA]

Magic Johnson, Matt Kemp on This Week's SI Cover - Posted May 23, 2012
And in other Sports Illustrated news, Magic Johnson... [FishbowlLA]

Magic Johnson's Cable Network Hires GM - Posted May 14, 2012
Paul Butler has been named the general manager of Aspire, Magic Johnson's new cable network, ... [GalleyCat]

Eli Broad Still Wants to Buy the LA Times - Posted May 3, 2012
It's almost too good to be true. On the same day that Magic Johnson and his Guggenheim partners took official media ownership of the Dodgers in Chavez Ravine, the bankrupt paper a few miles down the 11... [FishbowlLA]

In Magic/Bird, The Media Propels The Story Forward - Posted April 10, 2012
Tomorrow evening the Broadway play Magic/Bird has its opening night. The play follows the rivalry--and ultimately friendship--between NBA legends ... [Fishbowl NY]

In Magic/Bird, The Media Propels The Story Forward - Posted April 10, 2012
Tomorrow evening the Broadway play Magic/Bird has its opening night. The play follows the rivalry--and ultimately friendship--between NBA legends ... [FishbowlNY]

This Picture is Worth 2 Billion Words - Posted April 5, 2012
The passing of the torch as Magic Johnson and Frank McCourt are all smiles at Opening Day from Petco Park in ... [FishbowlLA]

Bloomberg TV to Spotlight Magic Johnson - Posted April 4, 2012
Bloomberg TV will devote two hours to Magic Johnson Thursday night after his bidding group purchased the Los Angeles Dodger... [FishbowlLA]

Don Mattingly Has a Bit of a Potty Mouth - Posted March 29, 2012
Los Angeles Dodgers manager ... [GalleyCat]

Don Mattingly Has a Bit of a Potty Mouth - Posted March 29, 2012
Los Angeles Dodgers manager ... [FishbowlLA]

LA's Magical New Baseball Anthem - Posted March 29, 2012
At the nadir of the bankrupt Frank McCourt era, FishbowlLA offered up what we felt was ... [FishbowlLA]

Jose Canseco Lobbies Magic Johnson for a Job - Posted March 28, 2012
@magicjohnson congrats on buying dodgers need a 1b or pinch hitter of the bench? Will play for free. Will donate salary charity -- Jose Canseco (@JoseCanseco) March 28, 2012 Former MLB outfielder Jose Canseco wasted little time su... [FishbowlLA]

Magic Johnson's Group Buys Dodgers for $2 Billion - Posted March 27, 2012
Do you believe in Magic? Magic Johnson's bidding group reached a deal to purchase the Los Angele... [GalleyCat]

Magic Johnson's Group Buys Dodgers for $2 Billion - Posted March 27, 2012
Do you believe in Magic? Magic Johnson's bidding group reached a deal to purchase the Los Angele... [FishbowlLA]

Three Groups Left in Dodgers Bidding - Posted March 24, 2012
And then there were three. Another round of cuts were made in the Los Angeles Dodgers bidding process and we could have a winner as soon as next week, according to ... [GalleyCat]

Three Groups Left in Dodgers Bidding - Posted March 24, 2012
And then there were three. Another round of cuts were made in the Los Angeles Dodgers bidding process and we could have a winner as soon as next week, according to ... [FishbowlLA]

Magic Johnson Joins Diddy with New TV Channel - Posted February 21, 2012
We already knew that Diddy and Comcast struck a deal for the mogul to launch his music channel, Revolt, but now another high profile celebrity is getting a chance... [Fishbowl NY]

Magic Johnson Joins Diddy with New TV Channel - Posted February 21, 2012
We already knew that Diddy and Comcast struck a deal for the mogul to launch his music channel, Revolt, but now another high profile celebrity is getting a chance... [FishbowlNY]

Magic Johnson Launching African-American Focused TV Channel - Posted February 21, 2012
Throughout his NBA and business career, Magic Johnson has always aspired to achieve great things. So it's only logical that he would choose to call his new TV channel Aspire. Per an ... [FishbowlLA]

Now News Corp Wants a Piece of the Dodgers - Posted January 13, 2012
Is there anyone left on the planet who doesn't have their eyes on the Dodgers? Mark Cuban tried, but the price was too high. Magic Johnson, Joe Torre, Rick Caruso and ... [FishbowlLA]

Magic Johnson Expands Media Holdings - Posted January 6, 2012
Magic Johnson is turning into quite the media mogul. Nearly a year after purchasing Vibe Holdings and becoming its chairman, Johnson has teamed with ... [FishbowlLA]

Ron Burkle, Magic Johnson Acquire BlackBook Media - Posted January 6, 2012
Ron Burkle and Magic Johnson have teamed up once again, this time to acquire BlackBook Media. Last February the duo purchased Vibe Holdings, a deal that saw Johnson becoming the Chairman of the company. The New York Post ... [Fishbowl NY]

Ron Burkle, Magic Johnson Acquire BlackBook Media - Posted January 6, 2012
Ron Burkle and Magic Johnson have teamed up once again, this time to acquire BlackBook Media. Last February the duo purchased Vibe Holdings, a deal that saw Johnson becoming the Chairman of the company. The New York Post ... [FishbowlNY]

Seventh Inning Dodgers Ownership Stretch Adds Joe Torre, Rick Caruso - Posted January 4, 2012
As first tipped by New York Times columnist Richard Sandomir, there's another group jumping into the Frank McCourt... [FishbowlLA]

Google, TNT Welcome Back the NBA with New Spots - Posted December 29, 2011
On Christmas Day, the NBA returned after a 5-month lockout put the entire 201... [TVNewser]

ESPN's NBA Countdown Show Moving to LA - Posted December 20, 2011
Magic Johnson's commute during the NBA season just got a whole lot easier. ESPN's Kia NBA Countdown show is moving to the network's Los Angeles Production Center at L.A. LIVE. In previous years, the show originated f... [FishbowlLA]

Jackson Called It, Magic Deplores It - Posted December 9, 2011
Last night on 710 ESPN Radio, Dave McMenamin (pictured) revisited with amazement a radio interview that former Lakers coach Phil Ja... [FishbowlLA]

Magic Makes a Play for the Dodgers - Posted December 2, 2011
At this point, the question has become, who isn't interested in buying the Dodgers? Everyone from Steve Garvey and ... [FishbowlLA]

Koufax Trumps Magic in LAT Sports Poll - Posted November 8, 2011
Former Dodger lefty Sandy Koufax was the runaway winner in the Los Angeles Times... [FishbowlLA]

Magic Johnson Celebrating Point Forward Day - Posted November 4, 2011
It's hard to believe that Nov. 7 marks the 20th anniversary when Magic Johnson announced he was HIV positive and retired from the NBA. The ESPN/ABC analyst and accomplished businessman will commemorate the anniversary of that life-al... [FishbowlLA]

MJ, Bird, Magic Land On NBA 2K12 Cover - Posted July 21, 2011
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Shaq: Media Treatment of LeBron Was Fair - Posted July 14, 2011
Shaquille O'Neal, who retired after this past season and recently agreed to join TNT's coverage of NBA basketball, chatted with Richard Dei... [SportsNewser]

Denver Post's Saunders: Barkley Missing From Finals - Posted June 13, 2011
The NBA Finals was such a riveting combination of on-the-court action and behind-the-scenes story lines, most having to do with LeBron James and The Decision, that nothing seemed to be wanting as the games unfolded. In retrospect, however, it wo... [SportsNewser]

Take a Behind-the-Scenes Glance at NBA's Time Travel Ads - Posted March 30, 2011
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LA's Richest Man Funds Alternate Reality Studio - Posted March 8, 2011
Biotech billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong continues to have fun with his ... [FishbowlLA]

Magic Johnson, Ron Burkle Invest in Vibe - Posted February 9, 2011
Magic Johnson and Ron Burkle have invested in Vibe Holdings, the parent of Vibe magazine and the Soul Train TV show. As part of the eight figure deal, Johnson will now be chairman of Vibe Holdings. By investing in Vibe... [Fishbowl NY]

Magic Johnson, Ron Burkle Invest in Vibe - Posted February 9, 2011
Magic Johnson and Ron Burkle have invested in Vibe Holdings, the parent of Vibe magazine and the Soul Train TV show. As part of the eight figure deal, Johnson will now be chairman of Vibe Holdings. By investing in Vibe... [FishbowlNY]

Magic Johnson Gets His Media Vibe On - Posted February 9, 2011
It's turning out to be a big week for sweeping, personality-driven LA media moves. Just a few days after Arianna Huffington announced the sale of The Huffington Post to AOL, former Lakers great... [FishbowlLA]

Phil Griffin to be Honored by National Action Network at The Keepers of the Dream Awards - Posted February 7, 2011
MSNBC president Phil Griffin will be honored by the National Action Network (NAN) at the 13th annual Keepers of the Dream Awards on April 6. The awards are given in April each year to mark the anniversary of Martin Luther King's ... [TVNewser]

Name That NFL Team - Posted December 1, 2010
The media gauntlet has been thrown down over the possibility of Los Angeles finally getting back in the NFL game. Fueling the fire is yesterday's ... [FishbowlLA]

Here's the Inevitable LeBron/Michael Jordan Ad Mashup - Posted November 29, 2010
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Clownfish of the Week: Scott Prusha - Posted October 22, 2010
Thanks to a half-baked production error, Texas based sports memorabilia firm Panini America Inc. recently printed cards of St. Louis Cardinals pitching prospect ... [FishbowlLA]

Nothing But Net Worth - Posted October 20, 2010
When a reporter for Forbes Magazine smugly blogged last June about being a... [FishbowlLA]

Joe Posnanski Writes What We're All Thinking. Again. - Posted October 8, 2010
Joe Poz, unfiltered and wonderful as always. At one point in Thursday's mind-blowing game, Lincecum struck out on ... [SportsNewser]

Former Ebony Staffer Pens Tell-All About "The Plantation" - Posted February 18, 2010
While Magic Johnson may be looking to save the beleaguered Ebony and Jet, former Ebony staffer ... [Fishbowl NY]

Former Ebony Staffer Pens Tell-All About "The Plantation" - Posted February 18, 2010
While Magic Johnson may be looking to save the beleaguered Ebony and Jet, former Ebony staffer ... [FishbowlNY]

Will Magic Johnson Buy Ebony And Jet Publisher? - Posted February 16, 2010
Rumor of the day: Magic Johnson, retired NBA superstar and mogul is in talks to buy ... [Fishbowl NY]

Will Magic Johnson Buy Ebony And Jet Publisher? - Posted February 16, 2010
Rumor of the day: Magic Johnson, retired NBA superstar and mogul is in talks to buy ... [FishbowlNY]

Trade Round-Up: Sept. 14, 2007 - Posted September 14, 2007
Johnson Helps Clinton Campaign Following up on Oprah's ritzy fundraiser for Barack Obama last weekend in Montecito, Variety gives the deets on another campaign party planned for Southern California this weekend but this time it's Magic Johnson hosting a bash for Hillary Clin... [FishbowlLA]

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