Although the 11-win Patriots missed the playoffs, there is some positive local sports news. Manny Ramirez is losing millions every day as the free agent market doesn’t exactly work out as he had planned.

Here is ESPN’s Buster Olney yesterday saying that the market for Manny just isn’t there and that he’ll probably end up with the Dodgers,

Today, ESPN is reporting that the Dodgers may have moved on from the disgraced, aging, one-dimensional malcontent,

So long Manny? Dodgers call Dunn, source says

Apparently, the Dodgers aren’t going to sit around all winter, waiting for Manny Ramirez to beg to come back. They now have Adam Dunn on their shopping list.

The Dodgers contacted Dunn’s agent, Greg Genske, over the holidays, according to an executive of a team interested in Dunn. And that creates an intriguing option for both parties.

Sweet, sweet Schadenfreude.