"According to The Boardroom, Flutter Inc. CEO, Peter Jackson, strongly denied that they are interested in purchasing The Athletic."
"The site has been tied to buyers before, including The New York Times and Axios, but those deals fell through before pen went to paper."
"The company projects itself to be profitable in 2023 with a revenue projection of $153 million."
"The Athletic boasts 1.2 million subscribers and had previously been in talks to merge with Axios or The New York Times, but those deals fell through."
The package is controlled by DirecTV until 2022.
BuzzFeed has held discussions with Complex, which Verizon and Hearst control, for the last few months.
DraftKings tried to acquire Bleacher Report last year.