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John Henry denies Red Sox sale


A FOX Business story based on anonymous sources said earlier that Henry's Fenway Sports Group was quietly shopping the team; the fund manager adamantly denied it.

John Henry (Photo: Bloomberg)
John Henry has firmly denied rumors that his Fenway Sports Group is quietly working to sell the Boston Red Sox. The founder of hedge fund firm John W. Henry & Co. was said to be "quietly shopping the team to potential buyers" in a FOX Business report today that cited unnamed sources. The article alleged that losses at the hedge fund are "likely weighing on the consideration to sell the team."

"A sale of any kind is so far from our thinking it hasn’t even come up apart from technical planning