Sports: Tuesday, July 18, 2023

Sports update on Handley’s Michael Brown signing a professional contract to play basketball in Croatia, Valley League Baseball, Nationals, and the Orioles.

Jeimer Candelario’s home run call on Fox Sports Radio 1450 WFTR.

Keibert Ruiz’s two run homer to make extend the lead to 7-3 on 1450.

Former Handley basketball star signs professional contract

Former John Handley High School basketball standout Michael Brown signed a one year contract to play professionally for GKK Sibenka Sibenk of the Croatian Premijer League.

Brown recently graduated from Mount Olive where he played Division II basketball.

He had a strong start to his collegiate career earning conference freshman of the year and continued his success through his senior year.

Last season he was named a 3rd team all American and first team all conference and all region which helped him gain the attention of professional teams.

In the Croatian Leagues’ standings, Sibenka finished in the middle of the pack of 12 teams.

They look to take a step forward with Brown, who will be one of three Americans on the roster.

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Sports Dogs Podcast: Sweet Sixteen

Throw away those NCAA brackets…it’s time to re-seed! R-Dog and The Duke break down this weekends “Sweet Sixteen” games, and also give a nod to former Handley star Michael Brown, who is now a DII All-American!