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Braves Storylines To Follow As Opening Day Closes In

Braves Storylines To Follow As Opening Day Closes In

BY KEVIN MCALPIN 680 THE FAN – NORTH PORT, FL – As we inch closer to the start of Grapefruit League games on Saturday, I thought it’d be fun to give the fans a little cheat sheet on the storylines to follow with Opening Day now just five weeks away… Starting Rotation: Barring an injury,…More

Georgia VS. Clemson 2021 Shows the Future of College Football Is Here

Georgia VS. Clemson 2021 Shows the Future of College Football Is Here

BY DAN MATHEWS 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – The Announcement on Tuesday of Georgia and Clemson playing in Charlotte to start the 2021 season shouldn’t come as a surprise. This announcement and ones similar are the wave of the future in college football. Athletic directors have found their answer to the growing college football attendance…More

Player discipline possible for future sign-stealing offenses

Player discipline possible for future sign-stealing offenses

By JAKE SEINER Major league players could be punished for future sign-stealing violations in the wake of the Houston Astros’ scandal that only resulted in discipline for managers, coaches and executives. Commissioner Rob Manfred and union head Tony Clark both said Tuesday that MLB and the players’ association are discussing potential rules changes regarding sign…More

Mike Trout rips cheating Astros, calls for bigger punishment

Mike Trout rips cheating Astros, calls for bigger punishment

By GREG BEACHAM TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Mike Trout thinks the Houston Astros should pay more dearly for their cheating ways. The Los Angeles Angels’ three-time AL MVP ripped the Astros and questioned the discipline handed out by Major League Baseball on Monday after he reported to spring training. Trout joined the chorus of prominent…More

Hamels eager to fill leadership void on young Braves staff

Hamels eager to fill leadership void on young Braves staff

By CHARLES ODUM ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves need new veteran leadership for a rotation that has lost Julio Teheran and Dallas Keuchel. Left-hander Cole Hamels is eager to fill the void as pitchers and catchers report to spring training on Wednesday. The 36-year-old Hamels, who signed an $18 million, one-year deal with Atlanta…More

Chargers QB Rivers will enter free agency after 16 seasons

Chargers QB Rivers will enter free agency after 16 seasons

By JOE REEDY COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Philip Rivers’ 16-year career with the Chargers has come to an end. The franchise announced Monday that Rivers will enter free agency and won’t return to Los Angeles for the upcoming season. General manager Tom Telesco said in a statement that as they talked through various scenarios…More

Where are the Braves in 4 to 5 years? Looking GOOD!

Where are the Braves in 4 to 5 years? Looking GOOD!

By CHUCK OLIVER 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – There’s a great comparison for what the Braves can be over the next 4-5 years. And it’s about 90% positive. The Braves can look at Houston for what might be in the next several seasons. The Astros stocked the farm system so damn deep that the front…More

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