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Joe Girardi chases heckler during postgame press conference (Vi…

Joe Girardi chases heckler during postgame press conference (Video)

yahoo.com Updated Aug 23, 2012
Joe Girardi got his first taste of major league media and fans in 1989, when he broke in with the Chicago Cubs as a 24-year-old catcher. That also was the heyday of coach Mike Ditka of the Chicago Bears. Da Coach. Now there was a guy who knew how to con…
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  • Cubs claim pitcher Socolovich off waivers

    Cubs claim pitcher Socolovich off waivers

    MLB.com Aug 23, 2012
    The Cubs claimed pitcher Miguel Socolovich off waivers from the Orioles and optioned the right-hander to Triple-A Iowa on Thursday.
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  • Barney's 'D' quickly becoming second to none

    Barney's 'D' quickly becoming second to none

    MLB.com Aug 23, 2012
    You know the old adage: Defense wins championships. If anyone can vouch for that, it's Chicago Cubs second baseman Darwin Barney, known in baseball circles for his defensive prowess.
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  • Peoria hitting coach, Soler share more than game

    Peoria hitting coach, Soler share more than game

    MLB.com Aug 23, 2012
    Someday, Barbaro Garbey will sit down with Jorge Soler, the Cubs' 20-year-old phenom, and tell him a story.
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Sports Columnists

  • Source -- Martell Webster agrees to deal with Washington Wizards

    Aug 23
    Free-agent swingman Martell Webster has agreed to terms on a new contract with the Washington Wizards, according to sources with knowledge of the deal.
  • Don Banks: 2012 Division Preview: AFC East

    Aug 23
    In the first 10 seasons of the reconfigured four-team AFC East (2002-11), the red-white-blue-and-silver-clad colossus from New England has ruled all. While the Bills, Dolphins and Jets have combined to employ 14 head coaches and enough starting quarterb…
  • NFL quarterback rankings -- John Clayton reveals the 2012 hierarchy of sig…

    Aug 23
    John Clayton ranks the NFL's starting quarterbacks from No. 1 to No. 32.
  • NFL quarterback rankings -- John Clayton reveals the 2012 hierarchy of sig…

    Aug 23
    John Clayton ranks the NFL's starting quarterbacks from No. 1 to No. 32.