Billionaire Jeff Bezos plans to sell the Washington Post in order to purchase the Washington Commanders NFL team, sources told the New York Post.

The speculation surrounding the move comes after a leaked video last month featuring the newspaper’s publisher Fred Ryan speaking of plans for staff layoffs, which were fueled by Bezos last week unexpectedly visiting the newsroom. One of the sources said that Bezos informed the newspaper’s senior staff in a meeting that he had decided to sell the publication.

Commanders owner Dan Snyder reportedly is refusing to sell the team to Bezos while Bezos still owns the Post, due to a series of negative stories the paper wrote about the team’s management.

But several sources told the news outlet that the Washington Post appears to be up for sale.... Read More: Arutz-7