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  • Maryland's Trimble on watch list for Bob Cousy Award

     Maryland's Trimble on watch list for Bob Cousy Award
    College basketball   Maryland freshman guard Melo Trimble has been named to the watch list of candidates for the Bob Cousy Collegiate Point Guard of the Year Award, named for the Hall of Famer and former Boston Celtic. Trimble, 6 feet 3, from Upper...
  • Nats GM: 'No basis' to report on trade talks with Cubs on Zimmermann

    Nats GM: 'No basis' to report on trade talks with Cubs on Zimmermann
    PHOENIX -- Washington general manager Mike Rizzo said he called starter Jordan Zimmermann to assure him there was no truth to a report the Nationals were in talks with the Cubs about a potential trade. “I did reach out to 'Zim' after it came out,&...
  • Orioles' Dan Duquette named Sporting News Executive of the Year

    Orioles' Dan Duquette named Sporting News Executive of the Year
    Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette was named the Sporting News Executive of the Year on Monday evening at the general managers' meetings in Phoenix. Duquette built an Orioles team that won 96 games and claimed the American League East...
  • Jayson Werth to undergo shoulder surgery today

    Washington Nationals outfielder Jayson Werth will undergo surgery on the acromioclavicular joint in his right shoulder on Friday and will require two to three months of rehabilitation, which could put the veteran's availability for opening day in...
  • Around MLB

    Around MLB
    American League Central Division White Sox: May have to surrender wild-card hopes and deal Adam Dunn, Dayan Viciedo and Gordon Beckham. Indians: Is Iowa's Manny Ramirez hoping to bookend career with Tribe, under old Red Sox manager Terry Francona?...
  • Thomas had confidence from the start with Sox

     Thomas had confidence from the start with Sox
    The 1990 White Sox were challenging the World Series champion A's in the final year of old Comiskey Park, and their Double-A first baseman was waiting to join the fun. "I'm a laid-back guy," Birmingham's Frank Thomas told the Tribune. "I spend most of...
  • Replay death knell for manager-umpire arguments

    Replay death knell for manager-umpire arguments
    The death of the classic manager-umpire argument, a staple of baseball since its inception, scarcely has been noticed in the first half of the first year of expanded instant replay. Managers still get ejected, of course, but usually it's from the...
  • Cooperstown or Canton for Frank Thomas?

    Cooperstown or Canton for Frank Thomas?
    COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — If Frank Thomas had chosen football over baseball, would the Big Hurt have been successful in the NFL? "If he had stuck with football, he'd be going in the Hall of Fame as a football player," former Auburn coach Pat Dye told...
  • Atholton alum Lombardozzi appears to have secured roster spot with Nationals

    Atholton alum Lombardozzi appears to have secured roster spot with Nationals
    In the Washington Nationals' dugout Saturday morning, manager Davey Johnson explained his contingency plans at shortstop. If Ian Desmond suffered any kind of long-term injury, he said, Danny Espinosa would become the regular shortstop. If Desmond simply...
  • Nationals' Morse suffers setback in rehab stint at Hagerstown

    The Washington Nationals had taken the slow approach with Michael Morse's rehabilitation from a strained right lat muscle, and they felt optimistic the final step would come Monday night. Nine full innings in left field at Single-A Hagerstown would...
  • Nationals interested in Jones? Of course

    Nationals interested in Jones? Of course
    When former general manager Jim Bowden tweeted this afternoon that the Washington Nationals are interested in Adam Jones, I instantly thought the same thing as everybody else. Who isn’t? It’s not news that Jones is a well-regarded center...