April 30, 2017

RICHMOND, Va. — Joey Logano smiled as if he’d stolen something and got away with it, and that wasn’t far from the truth.

Logano passed distracted and dominant Penske Racing teammate Brad Keselowski on one restart and then pulled away on another with about 20 laps to go to win the…

Nationals confirm CF Adam Eaton has torn ACL

April 30, 2017

WASHINGTON — Nationals center fielder Adam Eaton tore a ligament in his left knee and his season is likely over, the team confirmed Sunday.

General manager Mike Rizzo said Eaton has a “full thickness” ACL tear, plus a meniscus tear and a high ankle sprain.

“His return to…

Southern Nash primed for postseason run

April 29, 2017

BAILEY — Todd Brewer couldn’t fight off his excitement.

Standing just off third base in foul territory on Friday, the Southern Nash coach watched his players work on the field and eat cupcakes simultaneously. 

It didn’t matter that the Firebirds (13-9, 5-5 Big East) had…

Nashville native Fluno growing into a solid prospect

April 29, 2017

Caleb Fluno started feeling comfortable with his baseball team near the end of last season.

The 6-foot-4 third basemen, then a freshman at the varsity level, found some late-season success with his bat. 

“Some of the older guys liked that a lot,” Fluno said while chuckling.…