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Manfred Pumps Brakes On Reports Bush-Jeter Group Buying Marlins For $1.3B

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 26 / 17

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred last night stated that "multiple groups have submitted bids to buy" the Marlins and that "none has yet been accepted," contradicting multiple reports that a group led by former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and former MLBer Derek Jeter was in talks to land the team, ac...

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