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First Time In Years: Braves Healthy Heading into Spring Training

First Time In Years: Braves Healthy Heading into Spring Training

By Kevin McAlpin For the first time in years, the Braves are reporting to Spring Training a healthy group. Brian McCann, Josh Donaldson, Mike Soroka and Dansby Swanson were among a number of players that missed time last year due to injuries. But as pitchers and catchers reported on Friday, one of the big topics…More

Legends spend first practice in home stadium

Legends spend first practice in home stadium

By Jaylon Thompson / The Alliance ATLANTA, Ga. – The vivid images of the Atlanta Braves playing at Turner Field still runs through the mind of Atlanta Legends cornerback Damian Swann. As a kid, he frequently visited the stadium to catch a glimpse of his favorite stars. Growing up in Atlanta, he remembers seeing the…More

Legends find balance during spirited practice

Legends find balance during spirited practice

By Jaylon Thompson / The Alliance ATLANTA, Ga.—Legends practice shifted to another level on Wednesday. The full-padded session still came with the same amenities (music, fun and hard work), but there was a sense of urgency among the players and coaching staff. In each drill, the players turned up the intensity and got better. The…More

Hokies Hand Jackets 6th Straight Loss, 76-68

Hokies Hand Jackets 6th Straight Loss, 76-68

Blacksburg, Va. – Michael Devoe scored a game-high 22 points and James Banks added 15 for the Yellow Jackets, but No. 22 Virginia Tech overcame a halftime deficit with eight second-half three-point field goals and defeated the Yellow Jackets, 76-68, in Atlantic Coast Conference basketball at Cassell Coliseum. Georgia Tech (11-14, 3-9 ACC) lost for…More

Adam English – VP and GM of the Gwinnett Stripers

Adam English – VP and GM of the Gwinnett Stripers

http://images.tritondigitalcms.com/1453/sites/2/2019/02/14125420/Biz-of-sports-2-12-2019-compressed.mp3 Alex English, the VP and GM of the Gwinnett Stripers joins Buck and Kincade to discuss the up[coming season, special events on opening day for the fans (Hint: It involves Bobby Cox!), the new logo and MORE! More

Big Expectations For the 2019 Braves

Big Expectations For the 2019 Braves

The 2018 Braves not only took home accolades for their accomplishments as a team, but Brian Snitker (Manager of the Year), Ronald Acuña (Rookie of the Year) along with Freddie Freeman, Ender Inciarte and Nick Markakis (Gold Glove) were all recognized for individual accomplishments as well. Oh yeah, Nick Markakis also took home his first…More

Spring Is In the Air and Pitchers Are Everywhere!

Spring Is In the Air and Pitchers Are Everywhere!

By Kevin McAlpin Braves Radio Network Ahhhh, baseball weather. Ok, maybe not quite, but believe me, Spring is in the air here in Central Florida. While Braves pitchers & catchers will officially report on Friday, this morning the ESPN Wide World of Sports complex was buzzing as 15-20 pitchers were already out playing catch in…More

Trae Young leads Hawks past LeBron James, Lakers 117-113

Trae Young leads Hawks past LeBron James, Lakers 117-113

By PAUL NEWBERRY ATLANTA (AP) — Trae Young knew he’d have to carry a heavy load, and that was OK with him. The rookie was pumped to face LeBron James. Young had 22 points and 14 assists, John Collins also scored 22 points despite foul trouble, and the Atlanta Hawks defeated James and the Los…More

Murray State’s Morant ascends to possible NBA lottery pick

Murray State’s Morant ascends to possible NBA lottery pick

By GARY B. GRAVES Ja Morant is finding ways to stay grounded following his ascension to the bright lights of college basketball’s national stage. The high-flying Murray State point guard is off social media to the dismay of 141,000 followers on his verified Twitter account. He is not listening to lofty projections of being a…More

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