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Snitker: The first time things have felt like Spring Training

Snitker:  The first time things have felt like Spring Training

KEVIN MCLPIN 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – For the first time since Friday, Braves manager Brian Snitker didn’t have to being his daily media zoom session with bad news. As a matter of fact, it was quite the opposite on Tuesday morning as the skipper didn’t have any COVID-19 positive test results, or players opting…More

A Busy Braves Holiday Weekend & Hernandez Opts Out

A Busy Braves Holiday Weekend & Hernandez Opts Out

KEVIN MCALPIN 680 THE FAN ATLANTA – Fourth of July Saturday was a busy one when it came to Braves news. First and foremost, the club announced that four players had tested positive for COVID-19 (Freddie Freeman, Will Smith, Touki Toussaint and Pete Kozma). Shortly thereafter, Brian Snitker announced that first base coach Eric Young,…More

Brian Snitker: Freddie Freeman is COVID-19 Positive

Brian Snitker: Freddie Freeman is COVID-19 Positive

KEVIN MCALPIN 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – When it comes to news Braves fans didn’t want to hear at the start of camp, “Freddie Freeman has COVID-19” was at the top of the list. On Saturday morning, as the Braves took the field for their first workout of the summer session, manager Brian Snitker announced…More

Teams not able to disclose who goes on IL due to virus

Teams not able to disclose who goes on IL due to virus

By JOE REEDY Trying to find out the status of a baseball player coming back from an ankle injury definitely will be easier than learning whether someone tested positive for the coronavirus. Major League Baseball said Tuesday that a team will not specifically announce a COVID-19 injured list placement for a player who is removed…More

Patriots sign QB Cam Newton to replace Tom Brady

Patriots sign QB Cam Newton to replace Tom Brady

By JIMMY GOLEN BOSTON (AP) — The New England Patriots have reached an agreement with free-agent quarterback Cam Newton, bringing in the 2015 NFL Most Valuable Player to help the team move on from three-time MVP Tom Brady, a person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press. The one-year deal is worth up…More

The NBA is coming back, and here’s 10 things to know

The NBA is coming back, and here’s 10 things to know

By TIM REYNOLDS The deals are done. The NBA is coming back. The season will resume on July 30 at Disney’s ESPN Wide World of Sports complex in Florida. Here are 10 things to know about the restarted season: THE RACE FOR 8 There are six teams in the race for the No. 8 seed…More

Return of college athletes gives glimpse of back to school

Return of college athletes gives glimpse of back to school

By RALPH D. RUSSO Late last week, Clemson announced 28 athletes and athletic staffers had tested positive for COVID-19. On Saturday, Kansas State said it was shutting down its voluntary workouts for athletes at team facilities after a spike of 14 positive cases. And on Monday, Notre Dame reported one positive among 91 tested football…More

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