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  • Baseball's new replay system may be great, but reviews aren't in yet

    During his six seasons as a coach for the San Diego Padres, Rick Renteria frequently reviewed videotape of what he believed were umpires' questionable calls. That experience led him to one unmistakable conclusion: Major League Baseball umpires are not...
  • Laughs, tears, tales mark Virginia Sports Hall of Fame inductions

    Laughs, tears, tales mark Virginia Sports Hall of Fame inductions
    Ronde and Tiki Barber haven't settled their sibling rivalry, and Marty Miller excels at a job he didn't want. LaTasha Colander Clark embodies grace, and Ticha Penicheiro schooled the boys on the playgrounds back in Portugal. Lou Wacker coached thousands...
  • Jhonny Peralta's signing by Cardinals touches a nerve

    The first major free-agent signing of the off-season, the St. Louis Cardinals' acquisition of shortstop Jhonny Peralta, has exposed still-open wounds in Major League Baseball on the topic of performance-enhancing drugs. Peralta was among 12 players...
  • Red Sox's John Farrell stays in touch with Terry Francona

    Red Sox's John Farrell stays in touch with Terry Francona
    BOSTON — The link between Boston Red Sox Manager John Farrell and former boss Terry Francona remains strong, although there has been less dialogue between them during the World Series. "We talked more probably in the division and Championship...
  • 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....