Fox and Dodgers talking billions for rights package
The deal would nail down rights to the games for 25 years.
Fox Sports is said to be paying $40M a year to carry Dodgers games. A $7B 25-year deal would take the average fee per seaso all the way to $280M.
The ink is barely dry on a Fox baseball deal on the other coast. Its agreement to by a 49% stake in the cable network that carries the New York Yankees was valued at around $3B.
Fox is said to have exclusive rights to talk with the Dodgers until the end of the month of November.