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Houston Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow, shown here during the 2019 World Series, has been fired by team owner Jim Crane. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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Houston Astros starting pitcher Justin Verlander was traded from the Detroit Tigers in a move that that experts estimate netted the Astros about $10 million, though no money changed hands between the two teams. Jeff Roberson/AP hide caption

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Tax Change Delivers A Blow To Professional Sports

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