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Amazon in talks to buy minority share in NFL Media operations - report

Wednesday 24 November 2021 | 10:57 CET | News
Amazon is in talks to buy a 49 percent stake in the US National Football League's media properties, namely in NFL Network, RedZone and NFL.com, Front Office Sports reported, citing unnamed sources familiar with the matter. The NFL contracted Goldman Sachs in June to negotiate the sale of some NFL Media operations. Sources said the deal could still fall through. Both the NFL and Amazon declined to comment. 

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