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Georgia Tech Football to be at 100% Capacity for 2021

Bobby Dodd Stadium and on-campus tailgating to return to full operations for upcoming season May 12, 2021 THE FLATS – Georgia Tech athletics confirmed on Wednesday that it will operate Bobby Dodd Stadium at 100% capacity and full on-campus tailgating will return for the 2021 football season. Georgia Tech joins the Atlanta Braves, Atlanta United…

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If you’re annoyed with anyone, don’t be upset with Tim Tebow – BY DAN MATHEWS

May 12, 2021 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – Tim Tebow is a competitor and wants to play football. Urban Meyer, general manager Trent Baalke and the Jacksonville Jaguars want to give him that chance.  This should be the end of the story. But, it isn’t.  We can’t take things with nuance or for a specific…

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WIN BRAVES TICKETS!

Keep listening to 680 The Fan throughout the Braves season for your chance to win a pair of tickets to see a game at Truist Park! Multiple chances to win EVERY DAY!

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Thank you AA: Braves show commitment with Shane Greene signing – BY DAN MATHEWS

May 10, 2021 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – This Braves bullpen needs help! It’s not for ineffectiveness, but for the impending wall if they continued down their current path.  The bullpen ERA is 4.56 and that has them 11th out of 15 teams in the National League. They’ve thrown over 125 innings of pitches through…

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The 20th Annual 680 The Fan Classic

Sign up your favorite foursome for the The 20th Annual 680 The Fan Classic – A benefit for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Besides a round of golf at Lanier Islands, participants will enjoy breakfast and lunch with beverages, fabulous 680 The Fan gift packs, and contests including longest to the pin, hole-in-one, and longest drive…

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Falcons Draft: Mixed bag but mostly positive reaction – BY DAN MATHEWS

May 3 2021 – 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – The Falcons pick up nine players over the three days of the NFL Draft. Overall, I like what they did.  I think they had two goals over the three days. One, they wanted to take the best available player who could also help their strength… The…

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Falcons draft weapon Kyle Pitts at #4! – BY BUCK BELUE

April 30, 2021 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – I’m thrilled with the Falcons first round selection! Bet Matt Ryan is too. Fontenot made the right move. For a minute, I was thinking the best move would be to trade back and accumulate more quality picks in order to rebuild the defense. But obviously, nobody wanted…

Dan Corso – Atlanta is Bidding for the 2026 World Cup

Cellini & Dimino are joined by Dan Corso, president of the Atlanta Sports Council to discuss the city completely reopening after the COVID restrictions and what will be coming up for sports in Atlanta.  Chief among them, the World Cup is coming to the United States in 2026 and Atlanta is one of 17 cities…

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Beginning May 7, Atlanta Braves to Expand Capacity to 100%

ATLANTA (April 28, 2021) – With vaccinations across the Southeast increasing and health and safety protocols still in place, the Atlanta Braves are set to resume normal Truist Park seating capacity beginning Friday, May 7 as the team begins their third homestand of the season with a series against the Philadelphia Phillies. “We have had…

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Mr. Blank, emotions can hurt you: Especially in the NFL – BY DAN MATHEWS

April 28, 2021 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – Trying to lock up players to long-term deals in order to make them “Falcons for life,” is what has the team in its current situation. Team owner Arthur Blank’s words of the past are coming back to bite him. Giving huge long-term deals to Matt Ryan, Julio…

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Listen to 680 The Fan to win a copy of MLB THE SHOW 21!

Keep your radio or streaming device locked on 680 The Fan for your chance to score a copy of MLB The Show 21 for your Xbox or Playstation!

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The Time Is Still Now: Matt Ryan’s successor needs to be here soon – BY DAN MATHEWS

April 21, 2021 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – As the draft process has moved along, I’ve come off my hope for the team to stay at four and draft their future quarterback.  The needs are more pressing with other positions on the field and the value probably doesn’t match up to what you immediately want…

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Georgia G-Day: Positives outweigh negative for the most part – BY DAN MATHEWS

April 19, 2021 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – Notice that I said positives… I think there were plenty of them with this Georgia performance on Saturday. There is more good news, than the one piece of bad news. The offensive line needs to get on the same page and do so fast. It’s not out…

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Buck’s G-Day Postgame Wrap-Up – BY BUCK BELUE

I was impressed. The talent Kirby and his staff have assembled is elite. And the talent shows up at every position group. With JT Daniels spinning it, this 2021 team has the look of a contender. My Top G-Day Observations: NO REASON TO BE CONCERNED ABOUT O-LINE: Coach Luke is working with a stockpile of…

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Georgia G-Day Primer: What Are My Expectations For Saturday? – BY DAN MATHEWS

April 16, 2021 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – Like many of you, I’m excited to see what the first impression of the Georgia 2021 football team will look like on Saturday. I do think we’ll get more of a glimpse, than an actual look at this team. There are still players coming through either transfer…

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Buck’s G-Day Preview – BY BUCK BELUE

April 14, 2021 – 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – So, what should you be looking for at G-Day on Saturday? I’ve been thinking about this and have some ideas on what Bulldog players to check out. The Cornerback Position should be at the top of your list. There is a lot of young talent that…

New Broadcast Schedule

The 2021 BRN Regular season Network Broadcast Schedule is now posted and ready for download! Just scroll down below.

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“OLD SCHOOL” VS. “NEW SCHOOL” BASEBALL – BY CARLOS MEDINA

April 12, 2021 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – One of the takeaways from the 2020 Atlanta Braves season was that the Braves, for one season, joined the modern analytics baseball lineup. With the rule changes of 2020 including the universal DH, the Braves altered their lineup to get their best hitters the most at bats…

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THE “SUFFERING ATL SPORTS FAN” & WHY THAT SHOULDN’T APPLY TO BRAVES FANS – BY TUG COWART

April 11, 2021 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – It seems like this answer is an obvious and resounding “YES,” until you re-live some of the pain that has become synonymous with being an Atlanta sports fan. The existence of the idea the “suffering Atlanta Fan” started with plays like the Lonnie Smith base running error…

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In Honor of the Late, Great Larry King – BY CHRIS DIMINO

April 10, 2021 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – In honor of Larry King who passed away earlier this year, I have put together a list of things that both he and I feel as we get ready to hear “PLAY BALL” 2021! (Side note before we start: If you have to ask who Larry King…

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FROM A GUY WHO WASN’T “SERIOUS ENOUGH” TO “TEAM LEADER” – BY KEVIN MCALPIN

April 9, 2021 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – Over the last 11 years, Braves fans have been spoiled, having a chance to watch the career of Freddie Freeman evolve into the player he is today. While the 2020 season was his most memorable to this point, Freddie has proven to be one of the most…

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Around Here He’s Just Snit – BY MATT CHERNOFF

April 8, 2021 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – Braves manager Brian Snitker has done one of the most improbable things any coach or manager can ever do. He’s become a lovable sports figure without winning a championship. As a manager or a coach in professional sports it’s so hard to become beloved without winning the…

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680 The Fan – Live Broadcast Home Opener

Join 680 The Fan as we Broadcast LIVE from the Ballys Pavillion in Truist Park Plaza! From 9am to Game Time, you can watch 680 The Fan’s Personalities deliver their expert analysis and hot sports takes IN PERSON! C’mon out and welcome our Braves home!

New 2021 Affiliate Manual Ready For Download

As we head into the Braves Home Opening Weekend, we have prepared a new, updated 2021 Affiliate Manual available for Affiliates to download.  Please scroll down to the “Affiliate Resources” header below to find the link for your downloadable PDF. Thank you for your support and GO BRAVES!

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That’s more like it! Braves allow us to breathe – BY DAN MATHEWS

April 8, 2021 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – Yesterday was much better as a Braves fan. Right?! That was the Braves team we’ve come to know and love over the last couple of years. They had a tough game, but found a way to win. That’s what great teams do.  How about the first game…

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Georgia Tech Football to be at 100% Capacity for 2021

Bobby Dodd Stadium and on-campus tailgating to return to full operations for upcoming season May 12, 2021 THE FLATS – Georgia Tech athletics confirmed on Wednesday that it will operate Bobby Dodd Stadium at 100% capacity and full on-campus tailgating will return for the 2021 football season. Georgia Tech joins the Atlanta Braves, Atlanta United…

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If you’re annoyed with anyone, don’t be upset with Tim Tebow – BY DAN MATHEWS

May 12, 2021 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – Tim Tebow is a competitor and wants to play football. Urban Meyer, general manager Trent Baalke and the Jacksonville Jaguars want to give him that chance.  This should be the end of the story. But, it isn’t.  We can’t take things with nuance or for a specific…

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WIN BRAVES TICKETS!

Keep listening to 680 The Fan throughout the Braves season for your chance to win a pair of tickets to see a game at Truist Park! Multiple chances to win EVERY DAY!

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Thank you AA: Braves show commitment with Shane Greene signing – BY DAN MATHEWS

May 10, 2021 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – This Braves bullpen needs help! It’s not for ineffectiveness, but for the impending wall if they continued down their current path.  The bullpen ERA is 4.56 and that has them 11th out of 15 teams in the National League. They’ve thrown over 125 innings of pitches through…

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The 20th Annual 680 The Fan Classic

Sign up your favorite foursome for the The 20th Annual 680 The Fan Classic – A benefit for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Besides a round of golf at Lanier Islands, participants will enjoy breakfast and lunch with beverages, fabulous 680 The Fan gift packs, and contests including longest to the pin, hole-in-one, and longest drive…

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Falcons Draft: Mixed bag but mostly positive reaction – BY DAN MATHEWS

May 3 2021 – 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – The Falcons pick up nine players over the three days of the NFL Draft. Overall, I like what they did.  I think they had two goals over the three days. One, they wanted to take the best available player who could also help their strength… The…

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Falcons draft weapon Kyle Pitts at #4! – BY BUCK BELUE

April 30, 2021 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – I’m thrilled with the Falcons first round selection! Bet Matt Ryan is too. Fontenot made the right move. For a minute, I was thinking the best move would be to trade back and accumulate more quality picks in order to rebuild the defense. But obviously, nobody wanted…

Dan Corso – Atlanta is Bidding for the 2026 World Cup

Cellini & Dimino are joined by Dan Corso, president of the Atlanta Sports Council to discuss the city completely reopening after the COVID restrictions and what will be coming up for sports in Atlanta.  Chief among them, the World Cup is coming to the United States in 2026 and Atlanta is one of 17 cities…

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Beginning May 7, Atlanta Braves to Expand Capacity to 100%

ATLANTA (April 28, 2021) – With vaccinations across the Southeast increasing and health and safety protocols still in place, the Atlanta Braves are set to resume normal Truist Park seating capacity beginning Friday, May 7 as the team begins their third homestand of the season with a series against the Philadelphia Phillies. “We have had…

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Mr. Blank, emotions can hurt you: Especially in the NFL – BY DAN MATHEWS

April 28, 2021 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – Trying to lock up players to long-term deals in order to make them “Falcons for life,” is what has the team in its current situation. Team owner Arthur Blank’s words of the past are coming back to bite him. Giving huge long-term deals to Matt Ryan, Julio…

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Listen to 680 The Fan to win a copy of MLB THE SHOW 21!

Keep your radio or streaming device locked on 680 The Fan for your chance to score a copy of MLB The Show 21 for your Xbox or Playstation!

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The Time Is Still Now: Matt Ryan’s successor needs to be here soon – BY DAN MATHEWS

April 21, 2021 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – As the draft process has moved along, I’ve come off my hope for the team to stay at four and draft their future quarterback.  The needs are more pressing with other positions on the field and the value probably doesn’t match up to what you immediately want…

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Georgia G-Day: Positives outweigh negative for the most part – BY DAN MATHEWS

April 19, 2021 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – Notice that I said positives… I think there were plenty of them with this Georgia performance on Saturday. There is more good news, than the one piece of bad news. The offensive line needs to get on the same page and do so fast. It’s not out…

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Buck’s G-Day Postgame Wrap-Up – BY BUCK BELUE

I was impressed. The talent Kirby and his staff have assembled is elite. And the talent shows up at every position group. With JT Daniels spinning it, this 2021 team has the look of a contender. My Top G-Day Observations: NO REASON TO BE CONCERNED ABOUT O-LINE: Coach Luke is working with a stockpile of…

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Georgia G-Day Primer: What Are My Expectations For Saturday? – BY DAN MATHEWS

April 16, 2021 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – Like many of you, I’m excited to see what the first impression of the Georgia 2021 football team will look like on Saturday. I do think we’ll get more of a glimpse, than an actual look at this team. There are still players coming through either transfer…

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Buck’s G-Day Preview – BY BUCK BELUE

April 14, 2021 – 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – So, what should you be looking for at G-Day on Saturday? I’ve been thinking about this and have some ideas on what Bulldog players to check out. The Cornerback Position should be at the top of your list. There is a lot of young talent that…

New Broadcast Schedule

The 2021 BRN Regular season Network Broadcast Schedule is now posted and ready for download! Just scroll down below.

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“OLD SCHOOL” VS. “NEW SCHOOL” BASEBALL – BY CARLOS MEDINA

April 12, 2021 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – One of the takeaways from the 2020 Atlanta Braves season was that the Braves, for one season, joined the modern analytics baseball lineup. With the rule changes of 2020 including the universal DH, the Braves altered their lineup to get their best hitters the most at bats…

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THE “SUFFERING ATL SPORTS FAN” & WHY THAT SHOULDN’T APPLY TO BRAVES FANS – BY TUG COWART

April 11, 2021 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – It seems like this answer is an obvious and resounding “YES,” until you re-live some of the pain that has become synonymous with being an Atlanta sports fan. The existence of the idea the “suffering Atlanta Fan” started with plays like the Lonnie Smith base running error…

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In Honor of the Late, Great Larry King – BY CHRIS DIMINO

April 10, 2021 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – In honor of Larry King who passed away earlier this year, I have put together a list of things that both he and I feel as we get ready to hear “PLAY BALL” 2021! (Side note before we start: If you have to ask who Larry King…

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FROM A GUY WHO WASN’T “SERIOUS ENOUGH” TO “TEAM LEADER” – BY KEVIN MCALPIN

April 9, 2021 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – Over the last 11 years, Braves fans have been spoiled, having a chance to watch the career of Freddie Freeman evolve into the player he is today. While the 2020 season was his most memorable to this point, Freddie has proven to be one of the most…

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Around Here He’s Just Snit – BY MATT CHERNOFF

April 8, 2021 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – Braves manager Brian Snitker has done one of the most improbable things any coach or manager can ever do. He’s become a lovable sports figure without winning a championship. As a manager or a coach in professional sports it’s so hard to become beloved without winning the…

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680 The Fan – Live Broadcast Home Opener

Join 680 The Fan as we Broadcast LIVE from the Ballys Pavillion in Truist Park Plaza! From 9am to Game Time, you can watch 680 The Fan’s Personalities deliver their expert analysis and hot sports takes IN PERSON! C’mon out and welcome our Braves home!

New 2021 Affiliate Manual Ready For Download

As we head into the Braves Home Opening Weekend, we have prepared a new, updated 2021 Affiliate Manual available for Affiliates to download.  Please scroll down to the “Affiliate Resources” header below to find the link for your downloadable PDF. Thank you for your support and GO BRAVES!

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That’s more like it! Braves allow us to breathe – BY DAN MATHEWS

April 8, 2021 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – Yesterday was much better as a Braves fan. Right?! That was the Braves team we’ve come to know and love over the last couple of years. They had a tough game, but found a way to win. That’s what great teams do.  How about the first game…

Georgia Tech Football to be at 100% Capacity for 2021

Bobby Dodd Stadium and on-campus tailgating to return to full operations for upcoming season May 12, 2021 THE FLATS – Georgia Tech athletics confirmed on Wednesday that it will operate Bobby Dodd Stadium at 100% capacity and full on-campus tailgating will return for the 2021 football season. Georgia Tech joins the Atlanta Braves, Atlanta United…

WIN BRAVES TICKETS!

Keep listening to 680 The Fan throughout the Braves season for your chance to win a pair of tickets to see a game at Truist Park! Multiple chances to win EVERY DAY!

The 20th Annual 680 The Fan Classic

Sign up your favorite foursome for the The 20th Annual 680 The Fan Classic – A benefit for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Besides a round of golf at Lanier Islands, participants will enjoy breakfast and lunch with beverages, fabulous 680 The Fan gift packs, and contests including longest to the pin, hole-in-one, and longest drive…

Falcons Draft: Mixed bag but mostly positive reaction – BY DAN MATHEWS

May 3 2021 – 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – The Falcons pick up nine players over the three days of the NFL Draft. Overall, I like what they did.  I think they had two goals over the three days. One, they wanted to take the best available player who could also help their strength… The…

Falcons draft weapon Kyle Pitts at #4! – BY BUCK BELUE

April 30, 2021 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – I’m thrilled with the Falcons first round selection! Bet Matt Ryan is too. Fontenot made the right move. For a minute, I was thinking the best move would be to trade back and accumulate more quality picks in order to rebuild the defense. But obviously, nobody wanted…

Dan Corso – Atlanta is Bidding for the 2026 World Cup

Cellini & Dimino are joined by Dan Corso, president of the Atlanta Sports Council to discuss the city completely reopening after the COVID restrictions and what will be coming up for sports in Atlanta.  Chief among them, the World Cup is coming to the United States in 2026 and Atlanta is one of 17 cities…

Beginning May 7, Atlanta Braves to Expand Capacity to 100%

ATLANTA (April 28, 2021) – With vaccinations across the Southeast increasing and health and safety protocols still in place, the Atlanta Braves are set to resume normal Truist Park seating capacity beginning Friday, May 7 as the team begins their third homestand of the season with a series against the Philadelphia Phillies. “We have had…

Mr. Blank, emotions can hurt you: Especially in the NFL – BY DAN MATHEWS

April 28, 2021 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – Trying to lock up players to long-term deals in order to make them “Falcons for life,” is what has the team in its current situation. Team owner Arthur Blank’s words of the past are coming back to bite him. Giving huge long-term deals to Matt Ryan, Julio…

Buck’s G-Day Postgame Wrap-Up – BY BUCK BELUE

I was impressed. The talent Kirby and his staff have assembled is elite. And the talent shows up at every position group. With JT Daniels spinning it, this 2021 team has the look of a contender. My Top G-Day Observations: NO REASON TO BE CONCERNED ABOUT O-LINE: Coach Luke is working with a stockpile of…

Buck’s G-Day Preview – BY BUCK BELUE

April 14, 2021 – 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – So, what should you be looking for at G-Day on Saturday? I’ve been thinking about this and have some ideas on what Bulldog players to check out. The Cornerback Position should be at the top of your list. There is a lot of young talent that…

New Broadcast Schedule

The 2021 BRN Regular season Network Broadcast Schedule is now posted and ready for download! Just scroll down below.

“OLD SCHOOL” VS. “NEW SCHOOL” BASEBALL – BY CARLOS MEDINA

April 12, 2021 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – One of the takeaways from the 2020 Atlanta Braves season was that the Braves, for one season, joined the modern analytics baseball lineup. With the rule changes of 2020 including the universal DH, the Braves altered their lineup to get their best hitters the most at bats…

In Honor of the Late, Great Larry King – BY CHRIS DIMINO

April 10, 2021 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – In honor of Larry King who passed away earlier this year, I have put together a list of things that both he and I feel as we get ready to hear “PLAY BALL” 2021! (Side note before we start: If you have to ask who Larry King…

Around Here He’s Just Snit – BY MATT CHERNOFF

April 8, 2021 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – Braves manager Brian Snitker has done one of the most improbable things any coach or manager can ever do. He’s become a lovable sports figure without winning a championship. As a manager or a coach in professional sports it’s so hard to become beloved without winning the…

680 The Fan – Live Broadcast Home Opener

Join 680 The Fan as we Broadcast LIVE from the Ballys Pavillion in Truist Park Plaza! From 9am to Game Time, you can watch 680 The Fan’s Personalities deliver their expert analysis and hot sports takes IN PERSON! C’mon out and welcome our Braves home!

New 2021 Affiliate Manual Ready For Download

As we head into the Braves Home Opening Weekend, we have prepared a new, updated 2021 Affiliate Manual available for Affiliates to download.  Please scroll down to the “Affiliate Resources” header below to find the link for your downloadable PDF. Thank you for your support and GO BRAVES!

That’s more like it! Braves allow us to breathe – BY DAN MATHEWS

April 8, 2021 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – Yesterday was much better as a Braves fan. Right?! That was the Braves team we’ve come to know and love over the last couple of years. They had a tough game, but found a way to win. That’s what great teams do.  How about the first game…

Georgia Tech Football to be at 100% Capacity for 2021

Bobby Dodd Stadium and on-campus tailgating to return to full operations for upcoming season May 12, 2021 THE FLATS – Georgia Tech athletics confirmed on Wednesday that it will operate Bobby Dodd Stadium at 100% capacity and full on-campus tailgating will return for the 2021 football season. Georgia Tech joins the Atlanta Braves, Atlanta United…

WIN BRAVES TICKETS!

Keep listening to 680 The Fan throughout the Braves season for your chance to win a pair of tickets to see a game at Truist Park! Multiple chances to win EVERY DAY!

The 20th Annual 680 The Fan Classic

Sign up your favorite foursome for the The 20th Annual 680 The Fan Classic – A benefit for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Besides a round of golf at Lanier Islands, participants will enjoy breakfast and lunch with beverages, fabulous 680 The Fan gift packs, and contests including longest to the pin, hole-in-one, and longest drive…

Falcons Draft: Mixed bag but mostly positive reaction – BY DAN MATHEWS

May 3 2021 – 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – The Falcons pick up nine players over the three days of the NFL Draft. Overall, I like what they did.  I think they had two goals over the three days. One, they wanted to take the best available player who could also help their strength… The…

Falcons draft weapon Kyle Pitts at #4! – BY BUCK BELUE

April 30, 2021 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – I’m thrilled with the Falcons first round selection! Bet Matt Ryan is too. Fontenot made the right move. For a minute, I was thinking the best move would be to trade back and accumulate more quality picks in order to rebuild the defense. But obviously, nobody wanted…

Dan Corso – Atlanta is Bidding for the 2026 World Cup

Cellini & Dimino are joined by Dan Corso, president of the Atlanta Sports Council to discuss the city completely reopening after the COVID restrictions and what will be coming up for sports in Atlanta.  Chief among them, the World Cup is coming to the United States in 2026 and Atlanta is one of 17 cities…

Beginning May 7, Atlanta Braves to Expand Capacity to 100%

ATLANTA (April 28, 2021) – With vaccinations across the Southeast increasing and health and safety protocols still in place, the Atlanta Braves are set to resume normal Truist Park seating capacity beginning Friday, May 7 as the team begins their third homestand of the season with a series against the Philadelphia Phillies. “We have had…

Mr. Blank, emotions can hurt you: Especially in the NFL – BY DAN MATHEWS

April 28, 2021 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – Trying to lock up players to long-term deals in order to make them “Falcons for life,” is what has the team in its current situation. Team owner Arthur Blank’s words of the past are coming back to bite him. Giving huge long-term deals to Matt Ryan, Julio…

Buck’s G-Day Postgame Wrap-Up – BY BUCK BELUE

I was impressed. The talent Kirby and his staff have assembled is elite. And the talent shows up at every position group. With JT Daniels spinning it, this 2021 team has the look of a contender. My Top G-Day Observations: NO REASON TO BE CONCERNED ABOUT O-LINE: Coach Luke is working with a stockpile of…

Buck’s G-Day Preview – BY BUCK BELUE

April 14, 2021 – 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – So, what should you be looking for at G-Day on Saturday? I’ve been thinking about this and have some ideas on what Bulldog players to check out. The Cornerback Position should be at the top of your list. There is a lot of young talent that…

New Broadcast Schedule

The 2021 BRN Regular season Network Broadcast Schedule is now posted and ready for download! Just scroll down below.

“OLD SCHOOL” VS. “NEW SCHOOL” BASEBALL – BY CARLOS MEDINA

April 12, 2021 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – One of the takeaways from the 2020 Atlanta Braves season was that the Braves, for one season, joined the modern analytics baseball lineup. With the rule changes of 2020 including the universal DH, the Braves altered their lineup to get their best hitters the most at bats…

In Honor of the Late, Great Larry King – BY CHRIS DIMINO

April 10, 2021 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – In honor of Larry King who passed away earlier this year, I have put together a list of things that both he and I feel as we get ready to hear “PLAY BALL” 2021! (Side note before we start: If you have to ask who Larry King…

Around Here He’s Just Snit – BY MATT CHERNOFF

April 8, 2021 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – Braves manager Brian Snitker has done one of the most improbable things any coach or manager can ever do. He’s become a lovable sports figure without winning a championship. As a manager or a coach in professional sports it’s so hard to become beloved without winning the…

680 The Fan – Live Broadcast Home Opener

Join 680 The Fan as we Broadcast LIVE from the Ballys Pavillion in Truist Park Plaza! From 9am to Game Time, you can watch 680 The Fan’s Personalities deliver their expert analysis and hot sports takes IN PERSON! C’mon out and welcome our Braves home!

New 2021 Affiliate Manual Ready For Download

As we head into the Braves Home Opening Weekend, we have prepared a new, updated 2021 Affiliate Manual available for Affiliates to download.  Please scroll down to the “Affiliate Resources” header below to find the link for your downloadable PDF. Thank you for your support and GO BRAVES!

That’s more like it! Braves allow us to breathe – BY DAN MATHEWS

April 8, 2021 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – Yesterday was much better as a Braves fan. Right?! That was the Braves team we’ve come to know and love over the last couple of years. They had a tough game, but found a way to win. That’s what great teams do.  How about the first game…

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