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A member of the family that owns the Los Angeles Chargers is trying to force a sale of the team, and she wants Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos to come to the rescue.
According to the Los Angeles Times, Dea Spanos Berberian, the sister of Chargers controlling owner Dean Spanos, filed a petition in Los Angeles County Superior Court alleging that the team should be sold in order to reduce the family’s mounting debt. Spanos Berberian is a co-trustee of the Spanos family trust along with Dean Spanos.
In her petition, Spanos Berberian names a potential buyer: Bezos. She called the Chargers “a perfect opportunity” for Bezos, given his previously reported interest in buying an NFL team.
It’s the fourth NFL team Bezos has been linked to in the last three years.
The reports of Bezos eyeing NFL ownership date back to 2018, when CBS Sports reported that Bezos was considering buying an NFL team. Soon after, the Washington Post reported that Bezos was interested in buying the Seattle Seahawks following the death of its owner, Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen.
The Seahawks never went up for sale, and Allen’s sister, Jody, took over the …read more
Source:: Businessinsider – Tech