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Brian Snitker has been named NL manager of the year after guiding the Atlanta Braves to the teams first winning season, postseason berth and division title in five years. Snitker, 63, is the first Braves manager since Bobby Cox in 2005 to be named manager of the year and accomplished the feat with a young club that most predicted to finish in the middle of the pack in the NL East. Snitker, who has been a part of the Braves organization for 42 years, led the big-league club to a 90-72 season that ended with a loss in the NLDS to the Los Angeles Dodgers. He played in Atlantas minor league system from 1977-80, then worked in the minors as a roving instructor 1981, a manager at rookie league 1996, Class A 1982-84, 1986-87, 1992, 1997-2001, Double-A 2002-05, Triple-A 2006, 2014-16 and a coach at rookie level 1993-94 and Class A 1995. He was with Atlanta as bullpen coach 1985 and 1988-90 and third base coach 2007-13. ...
John Emery, the No. 14-ranked prospect in the class of 2019, is staying home for college. The 5-foot-11, 202-pound top-ranked running back committed to in-state LSUon Tuesday night, less than a month after backing off a pledge to defending SEC champion Georgia. Emery, the No. 2-ranked prospect in the Pelican State out of Destrehan High School, originally committed to the Bulldogs in late July over Mississippi State, LSU, Florida Stateand many of the nations most decorated programs. Emery had been on the campuses of LSU, Georgia and Tennessee--where his father played -- this season before announcing his commitment Tuesday. The commitment of the nations top running back means the Tigers will enter the 2019 season with a wealth of talent and versatility at the position after starting this season depleted from a depth perspective. Emery joins fellow ESPN 300 Tyrion Davisas running backs in...
The NFL has moved the Los Angeles Rams Monday night showdown with the Kansas City Chiefs from Mexico City to Los Angeles due to the poor condition of the field at Azteca Stadium
Steelers RB LeVeon Bell refuses to sign $14.4 million franchise tender, will sit out all of 2018
The Golden State Warriors dont expect Draymond Greens latest dustup with Kevin Durant to become a long-term issue for the two-time defending NBA champions
Silver noted the advancements in virtual and augmented reality, which can change how fans experience the game
The Warriors will sit Draymond Green as they host the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday night
McClung was a dunking sensation in high school who is already producing highlights for the Hoyas
Taking a closer look at every match on the NXT TakeOver: WarGames 2 card this Saturday night
A heel turn virtually no one saw coming gave us a new WWE champion on Tuesday night
The entire top 10 stayed put in this weeks CFP committee rankings, but UCF did move up one spot to No. 11 and was joined by three more Group of 5 teams.
Draymond Green was suspended one game without pay after hours of organizational conversations Tuesday in which senior leadership expressed concern over one of the most volatile episodes in the teams dynastic run, sources told ESPN.
The NFL has decided to move Mondays game between the Chiefs and Rams from Mexico City to Los Angeles because of poor field conditions at Estadio Azteca.
The College Football Playoffs top 10 is unchanged from last week -- the first time thats happened in the rankings history.
Steelers running back LeVeon Bell didnt report to the team by Tuesdays deadline, meaning the former All-Pro wont play this season and will miss out on $14.5 million.
The National Football League announced Tuesday that next weeks game between the Kansas City Chiefs and Los Angeles Rams will be moved from Mexico City to Los Angelesdue to an unsafe playing surface.
Sports radio titan Mike Francesa didnt appear to be phased when he learned Marvel superheroes creator Stan Lee died at the age of 95 on Monday.
The New York Giants and San Francisco 49ers reportedly played their Monday night game as hazardous air from the deadly wildfires plaguing northern California wafted into Levis Stadium.
Tennis great Serena Williams was featured on the latest cover of GQ as the Woman of the Year, but the magazine sparked outcry Monday after the word Woman was put in quotation marks.
The easy decision was made to move Monday nights Chiefs-Rams game from Mexico City to L.A., but the ramifications could be significant for the NFL.
LeVeon Bell will not be wearing a Pittsburgh Steelers uniform in 2018, but what colors will he don in 2019, assuming he opts to play at all
The Warriors have suspended Draymond Green without pay for Tuesdays game against Atlanta following his heated verbal exchange with Kevin Durant.
Brandon Bosticks blunder late in the 2014 NFC title game could well be the most regrettable play in the 100-season history of the Green Bay Packers.
The Los Angeles Rams will offer free tickets to Mondays game to first responders and community members affected by recent tragedies.
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