John Henry

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Red Sox Owner Buys Boston Globe for a Bargain

John Henry getting it for $70M, down from $1B in its heyday

(Newser) - John Henry, the principal owner of the Boston Red Sox, has entered into an agreement to buy the Boston Globe for $70 million, a massive drop from its record $1.1 billion price two decades ago. The impending purchase from the New York Times Co. marks Henry's "first... More »

From Nag to Riches: Horse Legend John Henry Dies

Unbridled Hall of Famer buys the farm at 32

(Newser) - Two-time North American Horse of the Year John Henry has been euthanized in Kentucky after declining health.  A lifetime long shot, John Henry was born ugly, undersized and with a deformed knee. He bounced around for years and was sold from place to place before landing in 1980 in... More »

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