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In this Jan. 11, 2020, file photo, Washington Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo talks with members of the media during the team's "Winterfest" baseball fan festival in Washington. The  Nationals and Rizzo finalized a multiyear contract extension Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020. The 59-year-old Rizzo, who also holds the title of president of baseball operations, built the team that won the 2019 World Series championship. (AP Photo/Sait Serkan Gurbuz, File) **FILE**

Nationals set minor league affiliate lineup

The Nationals' new Triple-A affiliate will be the Rochester Red Wings. The Nationals' Double-A affiliate will remain the Harrisburg Senators. The Wilmington (Delaware) Blue Rocks will be the new high Single-A affiliate, while the Fredericksburg (Virginia) Nationals will be the low Single-A squad. Published December 9, 2020

FILE - In this Sept. 11, 2015, file photo, Milwaukee Brewers' Adam Lind trots around the bases after hitting a homerun during a game against the Pittsburgh Pirates, in Pittsburgh. The busy Seattle Mariners have acquired first baseman Adam Lind from the Milwaukee Brewers for three young minor league pitchers. The team announced the trade Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015,  at the winter meetings. (AP Photo/Fred Vuich, File) **FILE**

Report: Nationals bolster bench by signing Adam Lind

With one day until pitchers and catchers report to spring training, the Washington Nationals have made a late addition to their bench. The Nationals reportedly agreed to a major-league deal with first baseman/outfielder Adam Lind on Monday. Published February 13, 2017

FILE - In this Oct. 24, 2009, file photo, Connecticut head coach Randy Edsall, greets a player after his team scored against West Virginia during an NCAA college football game in Morgantown, W.Va. Edsall, who coached UConn from 1999-2010, left for Maryland in 2011 and was fired midway through his fifth season as Maryland's head coach. UConn announced Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2016, that Edsall has agreed to return as Connecticut's football coach. He would replace Bob Diaco, who was fired effective Jan. 2, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Switzer, File)

Former Maryland coach Edsall returns to UConn

Five years after leaving the University of Connecticut to become the head coach at Maryland, Edsall is returning to UConn to become the Huskies' new football coach. Published December 28, 2016