TalkSport will not make any further comment on the situation.
But the company, which was acquired by AOL for $US60 billion in August, said it would take the appropriate action in light of the latest news.
“We take these matters seriously and are committed to doing everything we can to support our employees and partners, and to ensure that the relationship continues to thrive and grow,” the company said in a statement.
Earlier this month, Microsoft announced it would merge with AOL for an undisclosed amount of money, making it one of the world’s largest internet companies.
Microsoft has also said it will give employees up to six weeks of unpaid leave to support the merger.
Microsoft has been heavily criticised in the past for the treatment of employees at its tech hubs, including its Seattle and Redmond headquarters, which have been criticised for a culture of under-staffing.
In April, Microsoft said it had fired 2,000 employees for being overworked.