Originally posted on Nationals Enquirer  |  Last updated 12/14/12
Well, well, well, according to the Washington Post, MLB has enlisted the help of a private investment bank to find new owners for Nats and O's TV rights that are currently held in the cold dead hands of demonic Orioles owner Peter Angelos and his evil Mid Atlantic Sports Network. OK, maybe we went too far with the "demonic" thing. But still, MLB is totally f*cked. The names of two potential buyers have been floated: Fox Sports (currently making a full court press for local TV rights deals everywhere), and Comcast. We chatted with a person who knows stuff about the negotiations (and is usually right about stuff) who says the chances of Comcast securing Nationals rights are slim and none, mostly because Angelos still has hurt feelings about how he was treated when he tried to launch MASN on Comcast systems in the DMV when the Nationals first moved to town. For that reason alone he's more likely to do a deal with Fox Sports: "He's a stubborn guy." Apparently Angelos is in a posit...
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