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  • Deflategate Latest Example Of Trying To Get An Edge Any Way You Can

    Cheating, getting an edge, pushing the boundaries, skirting the intent of a rule ... it only seems like the Patriots invented the art form. But it has been going on for years. Here’s how, in various sports with contributions from Courant staff writers John Altavilla, Dom Amore, Mike Anthony, Desmond Conner, Matthew Conyers and Tom Yantz:
  • State law change needed for Palm Beach County baseball stadium deal

    State law change needed for Palm Beach County baseball stadium deal
    Water pollution concerns could create new hurdles to building another spring training baseball stadium in Palm Beach County. Drinking water protections on the land in West Palm Beach targeted for a proposed $135 million stadium could stand in the way...

    Blast from the past still hits home for Scott Podsednik

     Blast from the past still hits home for Scott Podsednik
    Paul Konerko stood near first base in the top of the eighth inning on Oct. 23, 2005, still catching breath that was visible on a drizzly, chilly Sunday night in Chicago. Scott Podsednik was in left field during Game 2 of the World Series, in his own...

    Avisail Garcia lightens up -- on the pounds that is

     Avisail Garcia lightens up -- on the pounds that is
    There are many words being used to describe Avisail Garcia, the Venezuelan-born outfielder who has garnered comparisons to Miguel Cabrera. Ask the White Sox slugger right now, though, and he might undersell himself a bit. "I'm skinny," Garcia said at...

    White Sox add Vince Coleman as base-running instructor

    White Sox add Vince Coleman as base-running instructor
    The Chicago White Sox have added Vince Coleman to their staff as a base-running instructor who will begin work with the club in spring training. Coleman led the National League in stolen bases six times in his career, including when he topped 100 steals...