Rupert Murdoch plans to buy huge stake in YES Network: Report

Mark Teixeira #25 celebrates with Derek Jeter #2

Mark Teixeira #25 celebrates with Derek Jeter #2 and Russell Martin #55 of the Yankees. (Getty) (Credit: The Yankee's cable channel may have new co-owners. (Getty))

Yankees coverage might be foxier soon.

News Corporation, Rupert Murdoch's media conglomerate, which owns Fox Sports, is looking to purchase 49% of the YES Network, The New York Times reported.

The network is valued at a little more than $3 billion, the Times reported.

Aside from the Yankees, YES televises the Brooklyn Nets and offers original sports programming

The Yankees didn't return messages for comment.

Tags: NEWS , New York Yankees , News Corporation , Fox , Rupert Murdoch , YES Network , Brooklyn Nets , Ivan Pereira , ARTICLE , AMNY , HOLD

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