Commish search committee formed

Updated: May 15, 2014, 2:21 PM ET
By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN.com

NEW YORK -- Major League Baseball on Thursday announced the formation of a search committee to find a successor to commissioner Bud Selig, who is sticking with his plan to retire in January 2015 after 22 years in the position.

Selig, 79, revealed his intention to step down as commissioner in September 2013. But the announcement has generated skepticism in some quarters because of his professed desire to leave in the past, only to stay at the behest of team owners. This time, Selig insists, ...

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