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Tim Tebow and Michael Jordan, Pied Pipers for baseball

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Believe it or not, Tim Tebow and Michael Jordan have a few things in common. Most know that both made huge names for themselves while playing before capacity crowds during their college days. Like Jordan, Tebow was part of a college championship as a freshman. Jordan and North Carolina won the 1982 NCAA Basketball Tournament, with Jordan providing the winning points. A generation later, the Florida Gators were the 2006 BCS national champions, with Tebow accounting for two touchdowns. Jordan…

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Bragan family era comes to an end in pro baseball

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Labor Day marked the end of an era in professional baseball. When the Jacksonville Suns’ final game was rained out, the season and the career of Suns’ owner Peter Bragan, Jr. came to an end. Bragan is relinquishing control of the team, a Miami Marlins’ affiliate, after 31 years to Ken Babby, who purchased the Suns earlier this year. It also marks the first time since 1936 that the Bragan family is not directly involved in professional baseball. Bragan, known…

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