Monday, May 18
The ACC's best chance at its first national baseball championship in 60 years might ride with its newest member. The Cardinals (42-14) enter this week's league tournament in Durham, North Carolina, as the No. 1 seed after going 25-5 in league play — three games better than Miami. The ACC Tournament begins Tuesday with two play-in games.
MIAMI (AP) — Miami Marlins general manager Dan Jennings is the team's new manager. He succeeds Mike Redmond and was introduced at a news conference Monday. Redmond was fired Sunday after the Marlins were nearly no-hit in a 6-0 loss to Atlanta that completed a three-game sweep.
RUSTON, La. (AP) — Louisiana Tech has hired Miami assistant Eric Konkol as the Bulldogs' new men's basketball coach. Konkol, whose appointment was announced Monday, takes over for Michael White, who was hired by Florida earlier this month.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have reached deals with tight end Tevin Westbrook and outside linebacker Dezmond Johnson, who both took part in the team's rookie minicamp last weekend on a tryout basis. Westbrook had 11 catches for 111 yards and two touchdowns at Florida. He is listed as 6-5 and 257 pounds.