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A-Rod and W-Buf

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It looks like A-Rod will re-sign with the Yankees. He?ll also win his third MVP award today. The Wall Street Journal reports that A-Rod got some help in his negotiations with the Yankees from none other than Warren Buffett: Mr. Rodriguez's initial defection happened in late October, a tense period for the team during which its beloved manager Joe Torre was effectively ousted after the Yankees were eliminated in the playoffs. Hoping to net a richer contract elsewhere, Mr. Boras advised his client to exercise his opt-out clause, a move reported Oct. 29. The player reluctantly took his agent's advice, say people familiar with his thinking, even though he and his wife Cynthia were eager to stay in New York and have him continue to play for the Yankees. Amid deafening criticism by sports writ

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