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Max Fried to start, Braves begin final stretch to post season

Max Fried to start, Braves begin final stretch to post season

By KEVIN MCALPIN 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – Tonight, the Braves officially start the home stretch of the 2020 season, as they open up a three game set against the Mets at Citi Field. While the club was idle last night, they got some help in the standings as the Red Sox beat the Marlins,…

Georgia coach Smart, wife donate $1 million to university

Georgia coach Smart, wife donate $1 million to university

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia coach Kirby Smart and his wife Mary Beth have committed $1 million to the university for programs supporting social justice and athletes impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, as well as an expansion of the Bulldogs’ football facility. The Smarts joined Detroit Lions quarterback and former Georgia star Matthew Stafford and…

College football whiffs in tackling COVID-19

College football whiffs in tackling COVID-19

By PAUL NEWBERRY When it came time to confront a global pandemic, we should’ve known college football would whiff on the tackle. This flimsy collection of largely autonomous fiefdoms, each concerned mainly with hoarding wealth and power, was never going to make the right call against a fearsome opponent like the coronavirus. Not this sport,…

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