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  • Texas Manager Jeff Banister a true baseball lifer: He owes his life to game

    Texas Manager Jeff Banister a true baseball lifer: He owes his life to game
    During the long days and longer nights in the hospital, when he closed his eyes, Jeff Banister saw diamonds and baseballs.
  • Managerial success proves dugout experience no longer prerequisite

    Managerial success proves dugout experience no longer prerequisite
    Everyone thinks they can manage, and now maybe anyone can. The trend toward hiring managers with no experience is growing, with the Brewers' Craig Counsell and the Marlins' Dan Jennings as the latest examples. Perhaps Bill Veeck had the right idea...

    Nova Southeastern baseball relies on an unlikely catalyst

    Nova Southeastern baseball relies on an unlikely catalyst
    On a day when Nova Southeastern University's Justin Garcia clubbed five home runs, the attention was on teammate Teft Hill. Hill, a redshirt sophomore outfielder, is generally used as a late-game defensive replacement. And his two homers in that April...

    Coplay company helps major league teams set defensive alignment

    Coplay company helps major league teams set defensive alignment
    Twentysomethings sit in rows inside a two-story, red brick building in the small town of Coplay. Using a keyboard and a pair of screens, the video scouts each note 700,000 pitches and 130,000 batted balls in the major leagues each year, night after...

    Cubs would be perfect landing spot for Maddon

    Cubs would be perfect landing spot for Maddon
    SAN FRANCISCO — That absence of noise Friday at Wrigley Field didn’t mean the demolition of the bleachers had ceased. It was the Cubs front office going under the Cone of Silence as speculation swirled they may be interested in hiring former...