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Jon Heyman
July 23, 2007
Mark Cuban is a viable candidate to buy the Cubs, but John Canning, the head of a private-equity firm in Chicago and a Brewers limited partner, is probably the early favorite.... So far the White Sox have a high asking price for struggling outfielder Jermaine Dye, a free agent after this season. Says one competitor, "They're going off the name, not the performance this year." ... Best guess for Alex Rodriguez: eight years, $256 million.
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Mark Cuban is a viable candidate to buy the Cubs, but John Canning, the head of a private-equity firm in Chicago and a Brewers limited partner, is probably the early favorite.... So far the White Sox have a high asking price for struggling outfielder Jermaine Dye, a free agent after this season. Says one competitor, "They're going off the name, not the performance this year." ... Best guess for Alex Rodriguez: eight years, $256 million.

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