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Published December 11, 1997
Former Browns WR Reggie Rucker, speaking to a Cleveland business group, on a new owner for the Browns: "We need an expansion team owned by [MBNA Corp. Chair] Al Lerner. Al Lerner gives us the best chance to return to glory" (AKRON BEACON JOURNAL, 12/11)....Red Sox P Pedro Martinez said he has signed a contract for "around" $75M with the team, which makes him the "highest-paid player in baseball." The Red Sox have not confirmed the deal (BOSTON GLOBE, 12/11).