Another week, another sure-fire sign the Atlanta Braves' season is in trouble. The week that saw the Braves finish 2-4, presented more evidence of a bullpen reeling and in desperate need of reinforcements.
A new College Football Playoff with triple the number of teams involved could bring in three times as much money to the conferences and schools that share the wealth.
MIAMI (AP) — Austin Riley homered and drove in three runs, Drew Smyly allowed two runs over five innings on his 32nd birthday and the Atlanta Braves snapped a four-game slide by beating the Miami Marlins 6-4 on Sunday.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans had been talking to the Atlanta Falcons about seven-time Pro Bowl wide receiver Julio Jones for nearly three weeks.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Southeastern Conference and the Big East eliminated their intraconference transfer policies Thursday, allowing athletes to transfer within the leagues without losing a year of eligibility.
ATLANTA (AP) — Dansby Swanson is emerging as a new power contributor in an Atlanta Braves lineup that already leads the major leagues in home runs.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Trainer Bob Baffert was suspended for two years by Churchill Downs on Wednesday after an additional drug test of Medina Spirit confirmed the presence of the steroid betamethasone in the Kentucky Derby winner's system.
ATLANTA (AP) — Braves star Marcell Ozuna was released from jail on $20,000 bond Monday after being charged with aggravated assault by strangulation and battery against his wife.
BOSTON (AP) — Rafael Devers homered and drove in three runs, and the Boston Red Sox stopped Atlanta's four-game win streak with a 9-5 victory over the Braves on Wednesday night.
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Standing on the 18th tee with a two-shot lead in a championship he refused to imagine himself winning, Phil Mickelson took one last violent swing with a driver — the club that betrayed him 15 years earlier in the U.S. Open.
ATLANTA (AP) — Austin Riley drove in five runs while hitting two of Atlanta three homers and the Braves capped their impressive power display in the series by beating the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-1 on Sunday.
ATLANTA (AP) — Ozzie Albies is feeling much better about Atlanta's lineup lately. Of course, helping the Braves hit a combined 10 homers in back-to-back lopsided wins certainly helps.
ATLANTA (AP) — Ronald Acuña Jr. hit a grand slam in the second inning off Tyler Anderson, pinch-hitter Ehire Adrianza added another slam in the eighth against position player Wilmer Difo and the Atlanta Braves homered seven times in a 20-1 rout of the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday night.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Ian Anderson took a no-hit try into the seventh inning, Freddie Freeman hit a two-run homer and the Atlanta Braves beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-1 on Saturday night.
WASHINGTON (AP) — When Drew Smyly's previous start ended the way so many had recently — multiple homers, a loss for his Atlanta Braves — the left-hander looked at the calendar and took heart from realizing it was the last day of April.
ATLANTA — Gov. Brian Kemp signed legislation Thursday allowing student athletes at Georgia colleges, universities and technical colleges to receive compensation for the use of their name, image and likeness.
Bobby Unser, who began racing jalopies in New Mexico and went on to become a beloved three-time winner of the Indianapolis 500 and part of the only pair of brothers to capture "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing," has died. He was 87.
ATLANTA (AP) — Arthur Smith's first draft as Atlanta's coach helped to prove he's taking an even-keeled approach to building the Falcons' roster.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Medina Spirit fought off three challengers in the stretch to win the Kentucky Derby by a half-length, making Bob Baffert the winningest trainer in the race's 147-year history with seven.
ATLANTA (AP) — A breakout game by the Chicago Cubs' hitters provided the perfect setting for Adbert Alzolay's longest start of his young career.
ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons decided not to pick their quarterback of the future, going for more immediate help by selecting Florida tight end Kyle Pitts at No. 4 in the NFL draft on Thursday night.
CHICAGO (AP) — Kris Bryant and Willson Contreras each homered twice, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Braves 13-4 Saturday on an afternoon when Atlanta returned Sean Kazmar Jr. to the major leagues for the first time in 13 years.
CHICAGO (AP) — Sean Kazmar Jr. returned to the major leagues after an 13-year absence, pinch hitting for the Atlanta Braves and grounding into a double play on Saturday against the Chicago Cubs.
CHICAGO (AP) — Kyle Wright plunked four Cubs batters but still left with the lead after a last-minute call-up, Will Smith stranded the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth inning and the Atlanta Braves escaped with a bizarre 5-2 win Friday over Chicago.
ATLANTA (AP) — Dansby Swanson's RBI single with the bases loaded capped Atlanta's two-run rally in the ninth inning and the Braves beat the Miami Marlins 7-6 Thursday to snap a four-game losing streak.
ATLANTA (AP) — Garrett Cooper had three RBIs and drove in the go-ahead run in the 10th inning off Jacob Webb, lifting the Miami Marlins to a 5-3 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Monday night.
The Atlanta Braves’ first full week is in the books. A 4-5 beginning is not the record the reigning National League (NL) Division champions envisioned, but it’s a great turnaround from the 0-4 start to the season.
ATLANTA (AP) — Didi Gregorius hit a three-run homer in Philadelphia's four-run fourth inning and had the go-ahead sacrifice fly in the ninth to help the Phillies snap the Atlanta Braves' four-game winning streak with a 7-6 victory Sunday night.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The pressure was even more than Hideki Matsuyama could have imagined when he stood on the first tee Sunday at Augusta National. So was the emotion when he walked off the 18th green as the first Masters champion from golf-mad Japan.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Bobby Bowden, the former Florida State football coach who led the Seminoles to two national titles, received the inaugural Florida Medal of Freedom at a ceremony Wednesday hosted by Gov. Ron DeSantis.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Yes, Pablo Sandoval is 34 and in his 14th year in the majors, a two-time All-Star and a World Series MVP. He still needed to prove himself in spring training to earn a roster spot with the Atlanta Braves and a $1 million, one-year deal.
I write to you not as a member of one political party but as a member of a sports fan club. I write to you disappointed, discouraged and upset at what transpired over this past week with regards to Major League Baseball's All-Star game that was scheduled for July in Atlanta but was subsequen…
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia bulked up its non-conference football schedule even more, announcing a home-and-home series with Louisville of the Atlantic Coast Conference in 2026-27.
HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Ryan Blaney became the sixth driver to win in six races to start NASCAR's Cup season, surging to the front with nine laps to go after Kyle Larson's dominant performance at Atlanta Motor Speedway fell apart on a fading set of tires Sunday.
Legislation before the General Assembly would pave the way for college student athletes in Georgia to receive financial compensation when institutions profit from their playing abilities.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Golf star Tiger Woods suffered leg injuries Tuesday in a vehicle rollover in the Los Angeles area and is undergoing surgery, authorities and his manager said. His condition isn't yet clear.
ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons have cleared almost $11 million in cap space by releasing two veterans — safety Ricardo Allen and defensive end Allen Bailey.
Mike Soroka isn't considering a cautious approach to his comeback from a torn Achilles tendon after throwing on the opening day of the Atlanta Braves' spring training.
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HAHIRA [mdash] Michael Brandon Lodge, 35 of Moultrie passed away Saturday, June 12, 2021 at his residence. Mr. Lodge was born June 3, 1986 in Albany, Ga. Survivors include his parents, Gary and Carolyn Lodge of Moultrie; brother, Jonathan (Shayla) Lodge of Richmond Hill; and one niece, Rylei…
SYLVESTER, GA - Claudine McCrary Howell, 87, of Doerun, passed away Tuesday, June 15, 2021, at her residence. Cobb Funeral Chapel has been entrusted with arrangements. Please sign the online guestbook at www.cobbfuneralchapel.com.
THOMAS COUNTY [mdash] Andrew Dewey Barber, Jr., 83, of Thomas Co., died Friday, June 11, 2021 at his home. Arrangements have been entrusted to Baker Funeral Home.
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