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  • Markakis enjoys reaping rewards of dedication February 19, 2019
    Braves manager Brian Snitker joked that he could almost detect a smile as he shared a phone conversation with Nick Markakis after the stoic outfielder re-signed with the club in January. Snitker and others actually saw that smile on Tuesday morning, when Markakis reported to Spring Training to begin his fifth season with the Braves […]
    Mark Bowman
  • Newcomb's value depends highly on '19 growth February 19, 2019
    Sean Newcomb entered last June as an All-Star candidate and exited the regular season wondering if he had done enough to earn a spot on Atlanta's postseason roster. The inconsistent nature of his first full Major League season enhances the difficulty of projecting how valuable he might be to the Braves from both an immediate […]
    Mark Bowman
  • The Braves' Spring Training battle to watch February 18, 2019
    The next five weeks will see lots of shuffling on Major League rosters. Here are the most intriguing positional battles on each of the 30 MLB clubs.


  • Tide's Ruggs just misses 40 record, blazes 4.27 February 28, 2020
    Alabama receiver Henry Ruggs III didn't quite get the record he'd hoped for, but officially ran 4.27 in his first attempt in the 40-yard dash Thursday at the NFL scouting combine, just shy of John Ross' mark of 4.22.
  • Jones won't rule out Dez returning to Cowboys February 28, 2020
    Jerry Jones said Thursday that he's not opposed to wide receiver Dez Bryant returning to the franchise if he's healthy after tearing his Achilles in 2018. The Cowboys released Bryant following the 2017 season.
  • Gruden backs Carr, anxious to 'build around him' February 28, 2020
    Raiders coach Jon Gruden gave quarterback Derek Carr a vote of confidence amid reports linking the team to potential free agent Tom Brady, calling Carr "a heck of a player" and saying he's "anxious to continue to build around him."