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Terry Francona

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  • Where will Francona manage next season?

    Where the next curse is Dom Amore Hartford Courant The Cubs are bedeviled by the most hideous curse in sports, so what do they need? A manager who has proven he can break such things. There are only two out there who have proven then can win with...
  • Coffee Companion (10/13): Terps media day; Oher's little brother

    Coffee Companion (10/13): Terps media day; Oher's little brother
    Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine.   Running it back: The...
  • Who should replace La Russa in St Louis?

    Go ask Albert Dave van Dyck Chicago Tribune Best choice? Whoever Albert wants. And that's being only half-facetious because if the Cardinals have any hope of keeping three-time MVP Albert Pujols, the new manager will have to be someone he likes/...
  • What is sports' most dysfunctional team?

    Boston drama never ends Paul Doyle Hartford Courant This one's not even close — the Red Sox are beyond dysfunctional. Once considered baseball's model franchise after winning two titles in four years, the Red Sox are a mess. The team...
  • How long will Red Sox stick with Valentine?

    Who's running asylum? Peter Schmuck Baltimore Sun This is both a simple question and a complex one. If the Red Sox go in the tank like they did last September, it's hard to imagine Bobby Valentine lasting the season. But owners John Henry and Larry...
  • Was Valentine right choice for Red Sox?

    Players must adjust Ron Fritz Baltimore Sun It's too early to tell. Bobby Valentine certainly has the experience, and he convinced ownership he's the guy. Now he needs to work on the players. They clearly preferred the country-club atmosphere under...
  • Francona says Orioles, not 'Snack' Sox, got him fired

    Francona says Orioles, not 'Snack' Sox, got him fired
    Finally, former Red Sox manager Terry Francona is giving credit where credit is due. He said on ESPN last night that the Orioles are the reason he's now a baseball analyst instead of the current manager of the Boston Red Sox. Gotta throw some credit to...
  • AL wins marathon midsummer classic

    AL wins marathon midsummer classic
    On a perfect summer evening for baseball, in the sport's most venerable cathedral, with nearly 50 of its all-time greats looking on, the 79th All-Star Game simply didn't want the good times to end. The longest midsummer classic, time-wise, in history...
  • Before heading to the ballpark...

     
    I just hope I can find my way. It's been a while. I might have to stop and ask for directions.It's called Camden Yards, right?I freaked out this morning when I pulled back the curtains in my bedroom and saw a bright light. It momentarily blinded me......
  • The morning after

     
    So do you like the Lakers or Celtics in the NBA finals? Anybody out there even watch the NBA? Without checking, give me the Washington Bullets’ starting five when they beat the Sonics to win the 1977-1978 title. I was......
  • Garrett Olson

     
    It hasn't been easy, but Garrett Olson is pitching into the sixth inning.He breezed through the first, striking out two batters, but he's put runners on base in every other inning. A walk, Gary Sheffield's two-run homer and a double......
  • Cleveland Indians - PlayerWatch

    RHP Corey Kluber was so good, he could become the Indians' third AL Cy Young Award winner in eight years, following CC Sabathia in 2007 and Cliff Lee in 2008. Kluber went 18-9 with a 2.44 ERA while pitching with the worst defense in the majors behind him....