Cuban Wanted Dodgers, but Price Wasn't Right

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The Los Angeles Times is reporting that Mark Cuban inquired about purchasing the Los Angeles Dodgers, but decided against negotiating after owner Frank McCourt priced the franchise at upwards of $1 billion.

Cuban has been trying to purchase a baseball team for the past couple years, and just missed out on both the Chicago Cubs and Texas Rangers. He lost out in bidding wars those times, and says that he would still be interested in purchasing the Dodgers -- at the right price, of course.

"At that price, I wasn't interested," Cuban told the paper Tuesday.

If the Dodgers were to go up for sale, though, Cuban said that he would consider placing a bid on the team.