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Miami names its GM as its new manager

...move from the front office to the dugout is unusual. According to Baseball Reference, Jenn ings is the first major league skipper with no experience as a manager or big league player since Braves owner Ted Turner managed his team for one game in 1977...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-05-18/miami-names-its-gm-its-n
Skipper doll a `hip' teen machine

Kelly booted Skipper out of the Barbie's little sister spotlight, so Skipper strapped on a training bra and hit the toy shelves last month as an all new, extremely keen teen. "Skipper was becoming this middle child that no one was remembering...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/07/01/xtr_210729.shtml
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New Zealand skipper: hula hull is no golden bullet

...Zealand -- Team New Zealand's revolutionary hula hull won't assure victory in the America's Cup competition, the boat's skipper insists. The reported properties of the innovative hull appendage, which stretches without breaking regatta's design rules...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/08/oth_375059.shtml
Other sports
Sgt. Anthony Skipper

...October 28, 2001, Sgt. Anthony Brian Skipper, of Fort Hood, Texas, husband of Mrs. Amber Janai Skipper. Funeral services will be held Tuesday...Wheeler Road, Augusta, GA 30909. Sgt. Skipper was born in Augusta, Ga. He was a Primitive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/11/04/obi_324025.shtml
Obituaries
Mr. Anthony Skipper

FORT HOOD, Texas - Funeral services for Anthony Brian Skipper, will be held 1 p.m. today, at Thomas L. King Chapel. Interment in Hillcrest Memorial Park. The Augusta Chronicle November 6, 2001

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/11/06/obi_324463.shtml
Obituaries
Trade-happy clubs in West enjoy beefed-up rosters

...take the field for another day of spring training drills in the desert with his rebuilt San Diego roster.Who could blame the skipper for being a little more lively? He has the highest expectations for San Diego in years and an entirely new starting outfield...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-07/trade-happy-clubs-west-e
Skipper gets second shot from league

...didn't give Wally Backman a second chance three years ago. The South Georgia Peanuts, however, will give the beleaguered skipper another crack. The South Coast League announced Friday it has reinstated the former New York Mets' second baseman as South...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/08/12/gja_139404.shtml
GreenJackets
Skipper has job for now

...New York Mets' manager after a much-anticipated meeting with team ownership that lasted about two hours. The embattled skipper sat down with owner Fred Wilpon and general manager Omar Minaya to discuss two things in particular: the team's sluggish...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/05/27/bas_399425.shtml
Baseball
Oracle wins again to stay alive in America's Cup

SAN FRANCISCO - Skipper Jimmy Spithill accelerated his 72-foot catamaran off the starting...avoid a collapse.Races 17 and 18, if necessary, are set for today.Skipper Dean Barker had Emirates Team New Zealand in the favored leeward position...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2013-09-23/oracle-wins-again-st
Ausmus, Tigers off to strong start

...doesn't have all the answers, even as he got a taste of what life is like leading a team in his first week as a major league skipper.The Tigers rallied to win twice and also won in a rout. They blew a big lead in the ninth, but held on for another victory...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-04-07/ausmus-tigers-strong-sta