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In Defense of Team USA’s actions in their win over Thailand

In Defense of Team USA’s actions in their win over Thailand

MATT WEITZ 680 The Fan Intern ATLANTA – On Tuesday, June 11th, the United States Women’s National Team crushed Thailand 13-0 in the group stage opener.  Many critics criticized and even condemned the Americans’ ruthless performance.  However, it was justified for the following reasons. Once the United States had a commanding lead, one that Thailand…More

What Does Dallas Keuchel Mean For The Braves Pitching Staff?

What Does Dallas Keuchel Mean For The Braves Pitching Staff?

by Intern Matthew Weitz ATLANTA – The Atlanta Braves have signed former Cy Young award-winning pitcher Dallas Keuchel to a one-year contract.  The current plan is to give Keuchel a few starts in the minor leagues, but what will he mean for the Braves in the long-term? Keuchel won a World Series while on the…More

Riley HR ties it in 9th, Braves top Bucs in 11 for 6 in row

Riley HR ties it in 9th, Braves top Bucs in 11 for 6 in row

By GEORGE HENRY ATLANTA (AP) — Austin Riley knew he had a good chance to score from first base as soon as Ozzie Albies made contact. The power-hitting left fielder just didn’t know whether he’d get the green light from third base coach Ron Washington. “I knew it was in the gap, so run as…More

All Hail The King, Rafa Nadal Wins His 12th French Open Title

All Hail The King, Rafa Nadal Wins His 12th French Open Title

by Intern Matthew Weitz ATLANTA – After an exciting four set final, Rafa Nadal defeated Dominic Thiem to win his 12th French Open title and his 18th overall major title. In the first set, things initially looked bleak for Rafa.  He went down a break early to the 25 year old Austrian.  Unlike most tennis…More

The Atlanta Braves Prepare For a Crucial Home Stand

The Atlanta Braves Prepare For a Crucial Home Stand

by Intern Matthew Weitz  ATLANTA – Yesterday, the Braves welcomed the Pittsburgh Pirates to Suntrust Park for a four-game series.  This series is immediately followed by three home games with the division leading Phillies, and three additional games with the Mets. Currently the Braves trail the Philadelphia Phillies by just one game in the NL…More

Jon Elmore: The NBA Draft’s Best Kept Secret

Jon Elmore: The NBA Draft’s Best Kept Secret

by Intern Matthew Weitz This year’s NBA draft is loaded with talent.  Players such as Zion Williamson and Ja Morant are headlining national coverage, while other players are not far behind.  However, one player with the potential to be the next Steph Curry is operating under the radar.  This player is four-year Marshall Thundering Herd…More

Teheran again excels, Braves blank Marlins 1-0

Teheran again excels, Braves blank Marlins 1-0

MIAMI (AP) — Rookie Austin Riley and the Atlanta Braves made the most of their hits, thanks to Julio Teheran and a trio of relievers. Teheran pitched six sharp innings and Riley scored the only run, lifting the Braves over the Miami Marlins 1-0 on Saturday. Riley gave extra effort for a leadoff double in…More

Acuña homers off Ureña, flings bat during showy trot

Acuña homers off Ureña, flings bat during showy trot

By STEVEN WINE MIAMI (AP) — Mindful of their history with Jose Ureña, Ronald Acuña Jr. and the Atlanta Braves settled the score by running it up. Acuña celebrated a homer off Ureña with a showy bat flip , and the Braves rocked the Miami Marlins right-hander to win 7-1 Friday night. Mike Soroka took…More

Warriors’ Klay Thompson set to return for NBA Finals Game 4

Warriors’ Klay Thompson set to return for NBA Finals Game 4

By JANIE McCAULEY OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Everyone knows about Klay Thompson’s ability to get dangerously hot in a hurry on offense. His stingy defense might just be the thing that matters most when he returns for the Golden State Warriors in Game 4 of the NBA Finals on Friday night with his team trailing…More

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