BY MATTHEW FUTTERMAN
News Corp.’s Fox unit joined the battle to buy the Dodgers Tuesday, signing a nondisclosure agreement with bankers handling the sale of the storied baseball franchise, according to people with knowledge of the process.
The move formally makes News Corp. a potential bidder for the Los Angeles team, and it is the latest indication that the company, which owned the Dodgers from 1998 to 2004, plans to do whatever it can to hang onto the team’s valuable media rights.
News Corp. owns The Wall Street Journal.
People familiar with the media conglomerate’s strategy say News Corp. doesn’t want to reclaim …