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Luhnow, Crane confident in Porter’s abilities

Luhnow, Crane confident in Porter’s abilities

According to Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow and owner Jim Crane, Bo Porter knows baseball, football, fundamentals, leadership, strategy, how to be a brother figure and how to be a father figure.
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  • Video - Bo Porter Bio Blast 00:31

    Bo Porter Bio Blast

    Sep 27 is reporting that Nationals third-base coach will be named manager of the Houston Astros.
  • Video - Astros Hire Bo Porter As Manager 04:11

    Astros Hire Bo Porter As Manager

    Sep 27
    Jerry Crasnick talks about Houston hiring Washington third base coach Bo Porter as its manager next season.

Sports Columnists

  • Biggest NFL games of Week 4 -- John Clayton's First & 10

    Sep 27
    Roger Goodell's influence will be felt when the struggling Saints and Packers meet on Sunday, writes John Clayton.
  • Don Banks: Saviors now, regular refs will be scrutinized more than ever in…

    Sep 27
    When the NFL's regular crews of referees mercifully get back to work, starting Thursday night in Baltimore, let's hope they're ready for their close-up. Because this is going to be the closest close-up the league's game officials have ever experienced.
  • Fans venting on the replacement referees, plus the Thursday pick

    Sep 27
    The shockwave of the replacement referees' legacy, plus Thursday's Skunk of the Week.