UConn preseason AP No. 1 for 11th time

Geno Auriemma and the UConn Huskies are starting this season where they left off, atop the poll.

  • Written by DOUG FEINBERG, AP Basketball Writer

Reds decline options on Schumaker, Badenhop

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Reds have declined contract options on infielder Skip Schumaker and reliever Burke Badenhop, making them free agents.

  • Written by JOE KAY, AP Sports Writer

Washington Nationals hire Dusty Baker as their next manager

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dusty Baker is the new manager of the Washington Nationals, meaning Major League Baseball avoids what would have been its first start to a season since 1988 with zero black skippers.

  • Written by HOWARD FENDRICH, AP Sports Writer