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The Next Round of Hall of Fame Managers

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 02.18.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

The election to the Hall of Fame of Bobby Cox, Tony LaRussa and Joe Torre, the third, fourth and fifth winningest managers in major league history, has created some controversy because all of them managed steroid users and either were sufficiently not in control of their teams not to notice, or turned a blind eye those activities.

Some Pressing Questions for New Boston Globe Owner John Henry

Dan Kennedy | Posted 10.03.2013 | Media
Dan Kennedy

The ascension of a wealthy local owner may represent the best possible outcome for the Globe. Nevertheless there are questions Henry will have to answer soon -- starting with the fate of publisher Christopher Mayer and editor Brian McGrory.

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Len Berman | Posted 06.22.2013 | New York
Len Berman

The long-suffering rabid fans of the Toronto Maple Leafs finally see their team make the NHL playoffs for the first time in nine years.

WATCH: Red Sox Manager Hopes Team Can Provide 'A Little Diversion'

Posted 04.17.2013 | Sports

Before his team took the field in Cleveland on Tuesday night, Red Sox manager John Farrell reflected on the tragic bombings at the Boston Marathon. ...

Francona Gets Lost Before Home Opener

AP | TOM WITHERS | Posted 04.08.2013 | Sports

CLEVELAND -- Terry Francona has 80 more games to find his way to Progressive Field. His first trip was an adventure. Call it an unintentional walk....

6 Baseball Managers Executives Should Watch and Learn From

Mike Berman | Posted 06.01.2013 | Small Business
Mike Berman

With hope springing eternal these six new managers, each tied for first place right now, are excellent case studies for any business professional to follow.

Francona Leads Indians In 'Harlem Shake'

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 03.13.2013 | Sports

GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- The Cleveland Indians have taken their swing at the "Harlem Shake." With new manager Terry Francona dressed as a big baby, Jason G...

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Len Berman | Posted 03.18.2013 | New York
Len Berman

New NFL coaches: The Chicago Bears hire Marc Trestman. He was the coach of the Montreal Alouettes in the CFL.

Francona Book: Red Sox Owners Wanted 'Sexy Team'

AP | Posted 03.17.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — Theo Epstein traded for Adrian Gonzalez and signed Carl Crawford following pressure from Boston Red Sox owners to build a "sexy team...

What Cleveland Should Know About Terry Francona

Bill Lucey | Posted 12.19.2012 | Sports
Bill Lucey

Other than his impressive resume, how well do Clevelanders really know Terrance Johnathan Francona, age 53, and the 42nd manager in Tribe history?

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Len Berman | Posted 12.08.2012 | New York
Len Berman

New Orleans won its first game beating San Diego 31-24 as quarterback Drew Brees broke Johnny Unitas' record, throwing a touchdown pass in his 48th consecutive game.

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Len Berman | Posted 12.03.2012 | New York
Len Berman

Adam Greenberg got back to the plate seven years after being beaned by a pitch. Pinch hitting for Miami he struck out on three pitches from the Mets R.A. Dickey to a standing ovation.

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Len Berman | Posted 06.19.2012 | New York
Len Berman

Dick Clark was a giant in our business. From his American Bandstand to Dick Clark Productions, he had his hand in decades of major TV productions.

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Len Berman | Posted 06.12.2012 | New York
Len Berman

Bad blood. Terry Francona will skip the 100th anniversary of Fenway Park next week despite delivering two World Series titles as manager.

Former Red Sox Manager Calls Alcohol Ban 'PR Move'

AP | Posted 04.28.2012 | Sports

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — On Monday morning, former Red Sox manager Terry Francona, on ESPN Radio, called new manager Bobby Valentine's ban on beer in...

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Len Berman | Posted 01.17.2012 | New York
Len Berman

Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski set the all time record for division one wins with 903. When Coach K started there was no shot clock, no three-point field goal and kids actually stayed in college for four whole years.

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Len Berman | Posted 01.09.2012 | New York
Len Berman

If indeed Joe Paterno is on the way out then how about Penn State president Graham Spanier?

Curt Schilling: Red Sox Organization 'Destroys People's Lives Because They Can.'

The Huffington Post | Dan Treadway | Posted 12.14.2011 | Sports

The bloody sock that Curt Schilling wore while pitching the Red Sox to a victory over the New York Yankees in Game 6 of the 2004 American League Champ...

Did Manager's Personal Problems, Medication Cause Red Sox Collapse?

AP | Posted 12.12.2011 | Sports

BOSTON — As the Boston Red Sox disintegrated in what would become the worst September collapse in baseball history, some at Fenway Park grew con...

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Len Berman | Posted 12.07.2011 | New York
Len Berman

In they end they booed and it was aimed at Alex Rodriguez. He struck out with the bases loaded in the 7th, and then again, to end the game. He batted just .111 for the series.

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Len Berman | Posted 12.03.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Red Sox manager Terry Francona is out. Of course he's not to blame for their epic collapse. After a while you need change for change's sake to shake things up.

Red Sox Manager Is Out After Historic Collapse

AP | By HOWARD ULMAN | Posted 12.01.2011 | Sports

BOSTON -- The Terry Francona era in Boston began with the Red Sox first championship in 86 years. It ended after one of the worst months in club histo...

Red Sox Manager Stepping Down?

Posted 11.30.2011 | Sports

Sometimes change is simply necessary. That might be the approach Terry Francona and the Boston Red Sox take after their epic September collapse was co...

Will The Red Sox Fire Their Manager If They Miss The Playoffs

AP | Posted 11.23.2011 | Sports

By RONALD BLUM, Associated Press NEW YORK -- Boston Red Sox manager Terry Francona is too busy worrying about his team to fret over his own job sta...

'Big Papi' Angrily Interrupts Press Conference

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 10.05.2011 | Sports

An angry David Ortiz interrupted Boston Red Sox manager Terry Francona's press conference on Thursday and bombarded him with several expletives after ...