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  • This week's best-sellers

    This week's best-sellers
    HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "Until the End of Time" by Danielle Steel (Delacorte, $28). The intertwined stories of two couples, separated by almost 40 years. Last week: — 2. "Private Berlin" by James Patterson and Mark Sullivan (Little, Brown, $27.99)....
  • Spring training: AL Central preview

    Never underestimate Mike Ilitch's appetite for a championship. While the Tigers loved what they got from Anibal Sanchez a year ago, they didn't have $80 million budgeted to keep him off the free-agent market. But that's what Dave Dombrowski persuaded...
  • Spring training: AL East preview

    Go ahead, pick an American League East champion. Lots of people are in love with the Blue Jays, who won the offseason. They probably will be the consensus pick when teams leave Florida. But you wouldn't be nuts to pick the Yankees, Rays or Orioles. You'...
  • Phillies fire Charlie Manuel, name Ryne Sandberg manager

    Phillies fire Charlie Manuel, name Ryne Sandberg manager
    The Philadelphia Phillies hired Hall of Famer Ryne Sandberg as their manager on Friday after firing Charlie Manuel. Manuel, 69, had managed the Phillies since 2005, a run that included five consecutive National League East championships and a World...
  • An odd sound coming out of the Marmol mess

    An odd sound coming out of the Marmol mess
    Cubs manager Dale Sveum finally made the move he never should’ve had to make: yanking Carlos Marmol as closer. Sveum never should’ve had to make the move because team president Theo Epstein and general manager Jed Hoyer should’ve...
  • Cleveland Indians' Terry Francona is AL manager of year

    Cleveland Indians' Terry Francona is AL manager of year
    Terry Francona, who led the Cleveland Indians to their first playoff berth in six years, was honored Tuesday as American League manager of the year. Francona had never received a first-place vote in previous years, even when he led the Boston Red Sox to...
  • Bulls' Derrick Rose to miss rest of NBA season

    Bulls' Derrick Rose to miss rest of NBA season
    Derrick Rose's comeback turned out to be a cameo, and the Chicago Bulls' worst nightmare became a reality again. The Bulls' hopes about contending for a championship this season took a serious hit. Their long-term plans appear to be up in the air too....
  • TV actress JoAnna Garcia, MLB's Nick Swisher welcome baby girl

    TV actress JoAnna Garcia, MLB's Nick Swisher welcome baby girl
    JoAnna Garcia Swisher is a new mom! The actress and her baseball-playing husband, Nick Swisher, have welcomed their first child. And it's a girl! The "The Internship" actress and "Freaks and Geeks" alum married the Cleveland Indians first baseman in...
  • Behind The Beards Was Heart

    Sporting beards that would make Gandalf the Wizard jealous, the Red Sox turned in a magical season —an odyssey that sprang from too much chicken and beer in the clubhouse under Terry Francona, to the Bobby Valentine experiment and finally to the top...
  • Baseball had its moments in 2013

    As wild and wacky as the World Series was — Game 3 ending on an obstruction call at third base, Game 4 on a pickoff play at first . . . really? — the Boston Red Sox celebrating their third championship in 10 years won't be baseball's most...
  • Terry Francona gets lost walking to Cleveland Indians home opener

     
    Monday, the morning of the Cleveland Indians home opener, their manager was nowhere to be found. That's because on his walk to the ballpark, Terry Francona got lost....