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Yanks should've called A-Rod's bluff

As Rodriguez saga drags on, a simple call, in hindsight, could've ended it all

Updated: July 26, 2013, 11:32 AM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

Things have gotten so bad between Alex Rodriguez and the Yankees that A-Rod no longer feels safe discussing a leg injury on a conference call with his bosses without a lawyer at his side.

That should tell you all you need to know about this dysfunctional relationship, which still has 4½ years to run and nearly $100 million to waste.

There's really no sense in sugarcoating it any longer: They neither like one another nor trust one another. They can hardly stand to be on the same ...

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