The New York Times is out of the Red Sox business

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The struggling New York Times Co. netted itself $63 million this week by selling its remaining shares of Fenway Sports Group, the company that owns the Red Sox, most of NESN and Liverpool in the English Premier League.

A Times spokesman was unwilling to comment on the buyer.

The New York Times also owns the Boston Globe, which, because of the relationship, has drawn some extra scrutiny for its coverage of the Red Sox through the years.

It’s a big profit for the company, which paid $75 million for its stake in the Fenway Sports Group in 2002. In all, the Times sold its entire batch of shares for $225 million. Still, the sale did nothing for Times stock, which dropped 1.2 percent to $6.43 on Friday.

Brewers-Pirates game postponed

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Update: The makeup date has been scheduled for Saturday, July 14 as part of a traditional doubleheader, the Pirates announced.

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Wednesday night’s game at PNC Park between the Brewers and Pirates has been postponed, Bill Brink of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

Brent Suter and Chad Kuhl were scheduled to square off on the mound. Their starts will likely be pushed back to Thursday. The Pirates will host the Diamondbacks and the Brewers will host the Cardinals.

The Cubs won on Wednesday afternoon, so the Brewers are tied with the Cubs for first place in the NL Central. The Pirates are seven games back in fourth place.