Sources: Jeb Bush No Longer Interested In Miami Marlins

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Former Governor Jeb Bush is reportedly no longer interested in purchasing the Miami Marlins and is no longer taking part in negotiations.  That's according to a person close to the negotiations who spoke with the Associated Press on the condition of anonymity because the team has not commented on the status of the discussions.  

Bush led a group of potential investors, including former New York Yankee Derek Jeter.  

There are new reports that show what may have been the catalyst to Bush bowing out...a power struggle. According to a TV reporter closely following the Marlins sale, there was a dispute between the former governor and Jeter regarding who would be in charge of the team.  Jeter may have wanted an even greater role than he was initially to receive.

The source says Jeter is still interested in buying the team and may join with other investors.  

Among the groups still seeking to purchase the Marlins, one led by Mitt Romney's son, Tagg.

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