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Report: Bubba Starling signs for $7.5M

Updated: August 16, 2011, 6:20 PM ET
Associated Press

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Three-sport star Bubba Starling, perhaps the most celebrated high school athlete in Kansas history, made a last-second decision Monday night to forgo football at Nebraska and play baseball for the Kansas City Royals.

A person familiar with the negotiations said Starling received a team-record rookie signing bonus of $7.5 million spread over three years.

The tall, lean and exceptionally fast Starling grew up in Edgerton, Kan., about 30 minutes southwest of ...

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