Jim Brady dies: Reagan aide, gun control advocate

...worked in the administrations of Presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford: as special assistant to the secretary of Housing and Urban Development, as special assistant to the director of the Office of Management and Budget, and as an assistant...

AG Olens declines Carter's request for new probe of Gov. Deal's 2010 ethics complaints

...last year to five former and current commission employees.The state has the power to hire outside lawyers known as special assistant attorney generals, but Olens argued they would still report to him and not be considered independent.Carter's...

49ers' Vernon Davis might miss minicamp amid contract dispute

...for anybody else, but I'd be surprised if they didn't feel the same way." GEORGIA STATE: Athletic director Cheryl Levick says she is leaving her job July 1 to accept a new role as special assistant to President Mark Becker.

Ausmus, Tigers off to strong start

...the game unfold."After ending his playing career ended in 2010, Ausmus worked in the Padres front office as a special assistant to the general manager for three years and managed Israel's team for the 2013 World Baseball Classic. In Detroit...

Rush is on to thaw baseball fields before season openers

...Chronicle. RANGERS: Greg Maddux will throw the ceremonial first pitch before Texas' season opener.Maddux, a special assistant to the Rangers general manager, will be inducted into baseball's Hall of Fame later this year after the pitcher...

Bobby Cox, Greg Maddux tour Hall of Fame together

...manager for so long made the trip north from spring training one they'll file in the memory bank. Maddux is now a special assistant to the general manager of the Texas Rangers, and his brother is the team's pitching coach."Being around spring...

Bumgarner, Colvin lead Giants to spring training win over Rockies

...1998-2000, will be at the team's minor league complex for the next few weeks.CUBS: Ted Lilly has been hired as a special assistant to Theo Epstein, the team's president of baseball operations.NATIONALS: Left-hander Mike Gonzalez agreed...

McVay rejoins 49ers as special assistant

...of front-office tumult, the San Francisco 49ers on Wednesday brought John McVay out of retirement to work as a special assistant to interim club president Larry Thrailkill. "It's nice to have him," coach Steve Mariucci said. "He's going...

Braves notebook

...Jays manager Jim Fregosi as a special assistant Monday. "I really like Jim...and Phillies, and served as a special assistant to Giants general manager Brian...since Schuerholz's long-time special assistant, Bill Lajoie, joined the Milwaukee...

Nationals go deep on Glavine in his return

...Slumping Ryan Zimmerman spent some time working with special assistant Barry Larkin before the game, and then had a season-high...talking and advising several players. Larkin, a special assistant to general manager Jim Bowden, is brought to town...