July 31, 2012 12:00 AM

How’s this for a fantasy deal: Apple buying Sprint

New York Times business columnist Andrew Ross Sorkin has listed Sprint Nextel Corp. as his “most out there idea” for putting Apple’s $117 billion in stashed cash to work. orkin’s column Tuesday said Apple could pick up Sprint for a “song,” noting that its total stock market value is around $13.5 billion.

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