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  • 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...
  • 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

    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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Here's what Ricketts needs to do

    Here's what Ricketts needs to do
    If Theo Epstein is Tom Ricketts’ top choice as Cubs general manager, then fine. Epstein presided over Boston’s historic collapse this year, which makes him very Cub, but he also has a couple World Series titles, which makes him a god around...
  • Quade's done, right? Uh, not so fast

    Quade's done, right? Uh, not so fast
    There are times when you can out-think yourself. There are episodes where you try to divine a situation and what you are being told begins to sound crazy and idiotic while also believable. But enough about Tony La Russa. In this case, I mean Mike Quade...
  • Memo to Theo: Hire Francona

    Memo to Theo: Hire Francona
    If Theo Epstein and his former Boston front-office gang were brought in because they helped end a long World Series drought for a team in an old, revered ballpark in a big city with big pressures, then continue the process with the guy who did it in the...
  • Francona says he will not manage in 2012

    Francona says he will not manage in 2012
    MILWAUKEE -- Former Boston Red Sox manager Terry Francona will not be the next manager of the Chicago Cubs, saying “I’m not going to try to manage next year” in an interview with Comcast New England. Francona was a finalist for the...