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July 11, 2022, 6:07 PM

Condoleezza Rice Joins Walton Group Buying NFL’s Denver Broncos

Josephine Walker

The Walton-Penner family that is buying the NFL’s Denver Broncos for a record $4.65 billion added former US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to its ownership group.

Condoleezza Rice
Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Rice, the daughter of a high school football coach, “is well known as a passionate and knowledgeable football fan who has worked to make the sport stronger and better,” Rob Walton, the Walmart Inc. heir who heads the group, said in a statement.

She joins at a time of increased focus on the lack of representation among owners in the 102-year-old National Football League, where 7 out of 10 players are ...

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