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  1. Maddux starts at head of Hall rotation

    Doug Padilla

    COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. -- Just like he carved up opponents from 60 feet, 6 inches away, Greg Maddux moved through his Hall of Fame speech Sunday with deft precision. There was family to thank, teammates and coaches he appreciated and a few people who w...

    Blog | July 27, 2014
  2. Redskins cut Brandon Jenkins; Hurt returns

    John Keim

    RICHMOND, Va. -- The Washington Redskins cut second-year linebacker Brandon Jenkins on Sunday, the same day he was constantly yelled at by his position coach, Brian Baker. They also announced that offensive lineman Maurice Hurt passed his physical an...

    Blog | July 27, 2014
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  4. LT Sam Baker set to be less predictable

    Vaughn McClure

    FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Sam Baker adjusted his helmet with both hands, took a deep breath, then hunched down in his stance while eyeing Osi Umenyiora to his left. The Atlanta Falcons left tackle, back from last year's season-ending knee surgery, ho...

    Blog | July 27, 2014
  5. Softball and the Gay Empowerment Movement

    Katie Baker

    It's one of the first things any new property owner thinks: All right, let's get some light in this place. Knock over a wall here, crowbar some dusty old shingles off a windowpane there, and then sit back, crack a beverage, never mind the d...

    Blog | July 25, 2014
  6. Browns camp competition: Running back

    Pat McManamon

    Ben Tate doesn't see a ton of competition for the Cleveland Browns starting running back spot. He clearly believes the job is his. In the offseason, Tate, who brings a bit of a 'tude to the arena after signing as a free agent, said there's nobody ...

    Blog | July 24, 2014
  7. Pregame notes: No regrets over bullpen use

    Calvin Watkins

    NEW YORK -- In Tuesday's 14-inning loss, manager Ron Washington used all seven relief pitchers and was left to summon Friday's scheduled starter, Nick Tepesch, in the last inning. Washington said Roman Mendez, who threw 34 pitches Tuesday, would be u...

    Blog | July 23, 2014
  8. 30 for 30 Shorts: ‘The High Five’

    Grantland Staff

    Welcome back to our 30 for 30 documentary short series. When Dusty Baker hit his 30th home run for the Los Angeles Dodgers in 1977, the first man to greet him at home plate was his friend and teammate, rookie Glenn Burke. Overcome with happine...

    Blog | July 23, 2014
  9. Alex Ovechkin's No Good, Very Bad Half-Year

    Katie Baker

    You might not know it from the reliably shirtless exuberance of his Instagram feed, but Alex Ovechkin has been having what must be a pretty rough six or so months. In February, his Russian national team failed to even crack the medal round at the...

    Blog | July 22, 2014
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  11. Vikings position preview: Defensive line

    Ben Goessling

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Between now and the Minnesota Vikings' first training camp practice July 25, we will break down each position group. Today, we'll take a look at the defensive line. Returning players: Brian Robison, Everson Griffen, Sharrif Floyd...

    Blog | July 22, 2014
  12. Matignon's Badara Traore on the rise?

    Brendan C. Hall

    Over the last decade, high-caliber offensive linemen in Massachusetts have been coming from seemingly anywhere, from any level of competition. Millis' Jon Baker was considered a crown jewel of Steve Addazio's 2014 recruiting class of linemen at Bo...

    Blog | July 18, 2014
  13. Wedded Blitz! Do or DIY

    Katie Baker

    Theory: Like the words "troll" and "hipster" before it, the idea of "do-it-yourself" has been diluted to the point of near meaninglessness. Most commonly associated with home improvement, DIY is even the name of a TV net...

    Blog | July 18, 2014
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  15. What to expect: Redskins' defense

    John Keim

    The subtle changes will help. Brian Baker hammered home the importance of details when it came to the pass rush. If a player was off by a couple inches with his first step from a certain look, then Baker went to work correcting the mistake. Baker ...

    Blog | July 18, 2014
  16. Orakpo, Kerrigan impress in coverage

    John Keim

    The Redskins hired outside linebackers coach Brian Baker to improve the pass rush, notably Brian Orakpo and Ryan Kerrigan. He's teaching them new techniques and harping on a different mindset. What Baker won't do, he said, is tinker with their covera...

    Blog | July 14, 2014
  17. Getting starters to pitch deeper a priority

    Randy Jennings

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- High on the Texas Rangers' second-half agenda is getting starting pitchers to go deeper into games. Spot starter Scott Baker gave the Rangers only four innings in Sunday's 10-7 loss to the Los Angeles Angels. If one of the t...

    Blog | July 13, 2014
  18. Mikolas can't limit damage in defeat

    Randy Jennings

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Texas Rangers played some great defense behind Miles Mikolas. And that's a big reason why the 25-year-old right-hander wore a long face in the clubhouse after the Rangers' 5-2 loss to the Los Angeles Angels. "When guys a...

    Blog | July 12, 2014
  19. Best of the South recap

    Reggie Rankin

    SUWANEE, Ga. -- The Best of the South travel team tournament that takes place at the Suwanee Sports Academy attracts some of the best individual talent and teams from Atlantic Coast and Southeast United States. This event is loaded with Division 1 pr...

    Blog | July 12, 2014