National Sports

Braves name Hart president of baseball operations

Posted On October 23, 2014

Atlanta, GA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Atlanta Braves have named John Hart as president of baseball operations. Hart took over as interim general manager on Sept. 22 when Frank Wren was fired after the Braves were eliminated from playoff contention.At the time, Hart was not interested in a full-time position as head of the club's baseball…

NFL Announces Plans For Expansion Team In London

Posted On October 23, 2014

(Undated) -- The NFL says plans to field a team in London are continuing on schedule. The league's international chief said Thursday he believed in 2007 it would take 15 years to place a team in the British capital and so far he's not encountered any obstacles. Confidence in the U.K. of the success of…

Minneapolis Can’t Take Action Against Washington’s NFL Team

Posted On October 23, 2014

(Minneapolis, MN) -- The city of Minneapolis will not be allowed to keep the Washington Redskins from using their name when they come into town to play the Vikings next month. City Council and the University of Minnesota have discussed taking action against Washington over their controversial name. City Attorney Susan Segal said yesterday that…

Ravens Brass Ordered To Testify At Rice Hearing

Posted On October 23, 2014

(Baltimore, MD) -- NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell is not the only executive being forced to testify at Ray Rice's upcoming appeal hearing. The "Baltimore Sun" reports Ravens GM Ozzie Newsome and team president Dick Cass have also been ordered to appear at the hearing. Rice will argue that his indefinite suspension was a violation of…

Report: SMU Offers Eight-Year Deal To Mack Brown

Posted On October 23, 2014

(Dallas, TX) -- Southern Methodist University is reportedly trying to lure ex-Longhorns coach Mack Brown out of retirement. Sources tell "The Dallas Morning News" that Brown has been offered an eight-year deal worth about 32-million-dollars. Brown said last month he wouldn't make any decisions on his future until after the college football season ends. He's…