Concert to honor, remember soldiers

...than 4,000 hours in fighter aircraft, as vice commander of the 7th Air Force and U.S. Air Force Korea. He was special assistant to the Supreme Allied Commander Europe during the air war over Serbia. He flew as a demonstration pilot for both...

Craig Counsell hired as Brewers manager after dismal start

...playing bad," Melvin said. "That's not acceptable, and it's hard to understand why."Counsell became a special assistant to Melvin in 2012 and also was a part-time broadcaster for Milwaukee last season. He was among the candidates last...

Josh Hamilton might be facing last chance in baseball

...Josh. I know that Josh loves the game," said Michael Young, Hamilton's teammate with the Rangers and now a special assistant for the team. "He's really burning for an opportunity to show exactly what he's made of."

Ga. sheriff shoots woman in nearby county

...Clayton County's sheriff, from 2005 to 2008. The indictment accused Hill of using his office for personal gain. Special Assistant District Attorney Layla Zon said during the trial that Hill used his county car for trips that he paid for, in part...

Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim to retire in three years, AD resigns

...surrounding the case," Syverud said.Gross, athletic director for a decade, will serve as vice president and special assistant to the chancellor and adjunct professor in the university's college of sport and human dynamics."I am thankful...

Augusta deputy administrator picks named

...government management, including as a former assistant county manager and purchasing director in Chatham County and a special assistant to the mayor of Atlanta.After 11 years as director of general services and human resources in Richmond, Va...

Jon Lester planning to meet with Giants

...more assistants for manager Paul Molitor, adding pitching coach Neil Allen, bullpen coach Eddie Guardado and bench coach Joe Vavra. REDS: Hired former Arizona general manager Kevin Towers as a special assistant for player personnel.

James Shields agrees to deal with Padres

...nine seasons. BRAVES: Are bringing back former first baseman Fred McGriff and ex-hitting coach Greg Walker as special assistants.McGriff played with the Braves from 1993-97, helping the team win the 1995 World Series. The five-time All-Star...

Haley names new director of state's troubled Department of Social Services

...announced that the director of the state's labor and business licensing agency will move over to DSS as Alford's special assistant. Holly Pisarik will earn $115,000 in her new role, according to the governor's office. That means she's...

Redshirt freshman running back Tyren Jones suspended by Alabama

...and wide receivers coach Ben McDaniels is being promoted to become the fourth coach to run the Scarlet Knight's offense in four seasons under Kyle Flood.Friedgen will move into a consulting role as special assistant to the head coach.