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Rivera, Yankees agree to $10 million deal

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By RONALD BLUM | AP Sports Writer

NEW YORK (AP) -- A person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press that Mariano Rivera and the New York Yankees have agreed to a $10 million, one-year contract.

The person spoke on condition of anonymity Thursday because the deal had not yet been announced.

After missing most of the season because of a knee injury, Rivera accepted a cut in guaranteed money from his $30 million, two-year deal that had covered the last two years.

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