CC Sabathia agrees to $161-million deal with Yankees, driving up the price of Mark Teixeira and Manny Ramirez

Scott Boras, who holds the winter fate of the Dodgers and Angels in his hands, stepped off the elevator and into the hallway of the Bellagio Hotel. Reporters surrounded him by the dozens, so crowding the hallway that hotel security ordered baseball's most powerful agent to move along, and to take his entourage with him.