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CC-Yankees marriage was worth saving

On tough day for celebrity unions, Sabathia, Yanks scored a win for home, sweet home

Updated: November 1, 2011, 9:12 PM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYork.com

Had CC Sabathia filed for divorce from the New York Yankees, even Kim Kardashian would have declared it a silly, impetuous call. Some celebrity marriages are actually worth saving, and the big man understood why he could not tell the big city he would CC-you later.

The Yankees upgraded the balance of Sabathia's $161 million contract, turning four years and $92 million into five years and $122 million and a shot at earning a sixth year and a grand sum of $142 million.

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