You can read the American League post here in which I alluded to the ouster of Yankees’ farm director Mark Newman hours before it was revealed. There are more teams in the National League with general managers and managers who should be concerned about their job status. Atlanta Braves There’s been talk that GM Frank Wren and manager Fredi Gonzalez could be out of the Braves don’t make the playoffs
By Paul Lebowitz on Sep 12, 2014
I’ve attended international soccer friendlies in New York/New Jersey before, but there was something very different about this particular one. Last Tuesday night, on September 9, the Brazilian national team faced off with Ecuador in the Gillette Brasil Global Tour. Sitting in MetLife Stadium, I felt the true passion of Latin Americans and their love for the game. It was though I had been transport
By Shahnaz Mahmud on Sep 11, 2014
Well, I think we all know who is in the lead for Heisman Trophy candidacy after an exciting Week 2 slate of college football performances—and let’s just say you’ve gone quackers if you think otherwise. Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota was phenomenal in the Ducks’ 46-27 win over Big Ten foe Michigan State on Saturday, finishing 17-of-28 (60.7 percent) for 318 yards, three touchdowns and no interce
By Tyler Waddell on Sep 11, 2014
It’s natural that speculation about various jobs will begin as seasons come to a close. Already Bo Porter has been fired by the Astros and Ron Washington has resigned from the Rangers. Other jobs are believed to be in jeopardy. Let’s take a look at teams who have been rumored to be considering changes in either the front office or in the manager’s office starting with the American League. Toronto
By Paul Lebowitz on Sep 11, 2014
The South African Olympian Oscar Pistorius has been acquitted of murdering his girlfriend on Valentine’s Day last year. Instead, the disabled athlete was found "negligent" in the killing today. Still, a “final” verdict is yet to come tomorrow. The judge in the case, Thokozile Masipa, recessed the reading of the full verdict, but ruled on a lesser charge of culpable homicide. As reported by USA Tod
By Herbert Dyer, Jr. on Sep 11, 2014
Not since former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was booked on murder charges has the National Football League made so much news because of events that have nothing to do with on-the-field action. Game play returns on Thursday evening, and of course one of the two teams involved in that match-up happens to be the Baltimore Ravens. A quick memo to CBS: There is no reason to show that
By Zac Wassink on Sep 11, 2014
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