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Rick Caruso
If Clippers come up for sale, who might buy?

If Donald and Shelly Sterling do sell the Clippers, there would be no shortage of buyers. The Clippers could command $1 billion, in part because a new owner could reap the benefits of a spirited bidding war among Fox Sports, Time Warner Cable and the Dodgers' parent company. All three need live programming for their respective channels -- Fox Sports West and Prime Ticket; TWC SportsNet; and SportsNet LA -- and the Clippers are the only significant franchise in town whose television rights come up for bid soon. The Clippers' deal with Fox Sports expires after the 2015-16 season. The Dodgers' owners -- Magic Johnson and the Guggenheim group -- would be interested in buying...

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