Alan Rifkin, outside counsel for the
"There has been no contact," he said. "There has been no offer. There has been no discussion of it. MASN is not for sale."
According to John Ourand of the Sports Business Journal, Fox and Comcast have had negotiations with Peter Angelos about acquiring his majority share of the
Ourand's report indicates the idea of a sale is being pushed by
"All the parties signed the contract," Rifkin said. "They did so with eyes wide open. Major League Baseball has the responsibility to make sure the contract will be enforced and effectuated."
MASN formed when MLB wanted to move the
I spoke with Ourand today, and he said the value of the network could easily be $1 billion.
Since MASN's inception, rights fees for live sports have skyrocketed. In the DVR and on-demand age, sporting events are the best way for a