Updated: Hal Steinbrenner: We aren't selling

May, 24, 2012
5/24/12
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In response to today's New York Daily News story that said there are "rumors flying" that the Steinbrenner family might sell the team, Hal Steinbrenner has released a statement:

"I just learned of the Daily News story," Steinbrenner said. "It is pure fiction. The Yankees are not for sale. I expect that the Yankees will be in my family for many years to come."

Major League Baseball has also released a statement saying the team is not for sale.

“Major League Baseball has received no indications from any representatives of the New York Yankees or anyone else that the Club is for sale,” the statement read.
Andrew Marchand is a senior writer for ESPNNewYork. He also regularly contributes to SportsCenter, Baseball Tonight, ESPNews, ESPN New York 98.7 FM and ESPN Radio. He joined ESPN in 2007 after nine years at the New York Post. Follow Andrew on Twitter »

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