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Sports POY: Runner UpEamon Queeney, North State Journal Helicopters fly over the field as soldiers wave a giant flag for the playing of the national anthem before the Major League Baseball game between the Atlanta Braves and the Miami Marlins at Fort Bragg in North Carolina, Sunday, July 3, 2016. Today's game goes down in history as the first regular-season professional game of any sport played on an active military base. The Miami Marlins defeated the Atlanta Braves 5 - 2.

Sports POY: Runner Up

Eamon Queeney, North State Journal

Helicopters fly over the field as soldiers wave a giant flag for the playing of the national anthem before the Major League Baseball game between the Atlanta Braves and the Miami Marlins at Fort Bragg in North Carolina, Sunday, July 3, 2016. Today's game goes down in history as the first regular-season professional game of any sport played on an active military base. The Miami Marlins defeated the Atlanta Braves 5 - 2.