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Reds Get Equity Stake In FS Ohio As Part Of New 15-Year TV Rights ExtensionPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 20 / 16
The Reds and FS Ohio have "cemented a new 15-year pact" that will run through the '32 season and comes with an "equity stake in the network" for the club, according to Zach Buchanan of the CINCINNATI ENQUIRER. The size of that ownership stake "was not disclosed, nor were any other terms of the ...
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