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

...speak 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...

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...

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...

Army Cyber Command general explains Fort Gordon investment

...Command and Staff College, he served as an assistant engineer and executive officer in Germany; a staff and chief geographic officer in Central Europe and Bosnia; and as special assistant for the Army chief of staff at the Pentagon.

Former Phillies and Angels manager, All-Star and Braves executive Jim Fregosi dies at 71

...after the apparent stroke while on a cruise with baseball alumni.Fregosi ended more than 50 years in baseball as a special assistant to Braves general manager Frank Wren."Jim played a vital role in our club over the last 13 years," Wren said...

Former Browns coach Rob Chudzinski reunited with Colts head coach Chuck Pagano

Former Browns coach Rob Chudzinski has found new work with an old friend.Chudzinski will serve as a special assistant to Indi anapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano, the team announced Saturday.The Browns fired Chud zinski Dec. 29 after he went...

South Carolina's Steve Spurrier gets contract extension, raise to $4 million annually

...for a contract clause that would make Spurrier a special assistant to university President Harris Pastides and athletic...in their current positions.Tanner stressed the special assistant spot was not an exit strategy for Spurrier, who'll...