Commissioner agrees to three-year extension

Updated: January 17, 2008, 8:09 PM ET
Associated Press

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Major League Baseball owners gave commissioner Bud Selig a three-year contract extension through 2012 on Thursday, a move made two days after some congressmen were critical of his leadership is responding to the sport's drug problem.

Selig, who has been in charge of MLB since 1992, had repeatedly said since December 2006 that he would retire at the end of 2009 and that his mind couldn't be changed.

"This is clearly it," he said after the latest extension ...

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