LL Cool J is reportedly a part of a bunch trying to bid on 22 regional sports activities channels that Disney is being compelled to promote — and Ice Cube is on board too.
According to TMZ Sports, Disney acquired the stations as a part of its $71 billion cope with 21st Century Fox. Disney is already the bulk proprietor of ESPN and proudly owning the 22 stations would enable them to monopolize the market.
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The deal is anticipated to vary in worth from $15 to $25 billion. Fortunately for Cube and LL, they have already got a robust accomplice, billionaire Carolyn Rafaelian. Other potential bidders embrace personal fairness corporations Apollo Global Management, Blackstone Group and he Sinclair Broadcast Group.
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If LL and Cube win the bid, they’d personal channels corresponding to Fox Sports San Diego, Fox Sports Arizona, Fox Sports Detroit, Fox Sports Southwest and extra.
Initial bids are due on Thursday (November eight).
Cube is already waist-deep in his BIG3 Basketball League, so it’s unsurprising the sports activities fanatic needs to take a leap into sports activities tv.