Out of 60 sectors in the Mergr database, media ranked 11 in number of deals in 2014. The largest media acquisition in 2014 was Yankees Entertainment & Sports Network - which was acquired by Twenty-First Century Fox for $3.9B.
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YES Network is a 24/7 sports and entertainment television network featuring the New York Yankees. YES also broadcasts the New Jersey Nets and other professional and collegiate sports teams as well as classic sports footage and sports-related content.
Yankees Entertainment & Sports Network was acquired by Twenty-First Century Fox on January 24, 2014.
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