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Braves ace Soroka tears Achilles, Done for the year

Braves ace Soroka tears Achilles, Done for the year

By PAUL NEWBERRY ATLANTA (AP) — When Mike Soroka’s teammates heard him scream, they feared the worst. When they saw him being helped off the field, unable to put any weight on his right leg, they knew it was bad. “If Mike Soroka can’t walk off the field, you know it’s pretty serious,” said Freddie…More

A HUGE SUCCESS: 2020 Buck & Kincade Classic

A HUGE SUCCESS: 2020 Buck & Kincade Classic

The 19th Annual Buck & Kincade Classic was a TREMENDOUS SUCCESS! This year we managed to not only work around the COVID Pandemic SAFELY, but we also had the most sponsors in the 19 year history of the Classic!  680 The Fan thanks each and every sponsor for their support of the B&K Classic, and…More

Foltynewicz clears waivers, sent to Braves alternate site

Foltynewicz clears waivers, sent to Braves alternate site

ATLANTA (AP) — Right-hander Mike Foltynewicz has cleared waivers and was outrighted to the Atlanta Braves’ alternate training site. No team chose to take on the $2.13 million remaining in Foltnewicz’s 2020 contract. He was designated for assignment by the Braves on Tuesday following an alarming drop in velocity in summer camp and in his…More

Braves’ Markakis returns 3 weeks after opting out of season

Braves’ Markakis returns 3 weeks after opting out of season

By CHARLES ODUM ATLANTA (AP) — Nick Markakis is returning to the Atlanta Braves, three weeks after announcing he was opting out of the season due to his concerns about the coronavirus pandemic. Markakis, the veteran outfielder who is in his sixth season with Atlanta, said Wednesday he changed his mind about sitting out after…More

The ACC sets its 2020 conference season schedule

The ACC sets its 2020 conference season schedule

DAN MATHEWS 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – The ACC has made up their mind for the 2020 season schedule. The ACC’s Board of Directors have determined that they’ll play a 10 conference + one non-conference game schedule in 2020.  The games can begin the week of September 7. The league will play as one whole…More

US Open without qualifying now will be played without fans

US Open without qualifying now will be played without fans

By DOUG FERGUSON Now it comes down to the Masters to determine if any of golf’s majors will have fans this year. A week before the PGA Championship begins without spectators, the U.S. Open announced Wednesday it would not have fans Sept. 17-20 at Winged Foot in New York because of health and safety concerns…More

Ex-49er Dana Stubblefield convicted of raping disabled woman

Ex-49er Dana Stubblefield convicted of raping disabled woman

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Former San Francisco 49er Dana Stubblefield was convicted Monday of the rape of a developmentally disabled woman, after prosecutors said he lured the victim to his home with the promise of a babysitting job. A jury found Stubblefield, 49, guilty of rape by force, oral copulation by force and false…More

Blue Jays to play home games in Buffalo, NY

Blue Jays to play home games in Buffalo, NY

By JOHN WAWROW Big league ball in Buffalo, New York? Naturally. Not long after the nomadic Toronto Blue Jays announced the Triple-A city as their temporary home Friday, Michael Billoni began to wonder who could be the club’s Roy Hobbs. “Hopefully, it’s (Vladimir) Guerrero Jr. who will knock the ball on to Oak Street and…More

The Braves 2020 Season looks to be an exciting one!

The Braves 2020 Season looks to be an exciting one!

The Braves were waylaid this season by the COVID Pandemic, however the baseball season is back with a 60 game schedule, and the Braves are READY to go! The Braves’ VP of Marketing Adam Zimmerman joins Buck & Kincade (With Tug Cowart filling in for Kincade) to tell us all about the upcoming season, what…More

Freeman’s return will be closely watched after virus fight

Freeman’s return will be closely watched after virus fight

By DAVID BRANDT Freddie Freeman is back and ready to anchor the Braves’ lineup after a scary battle with COVID-19 earlier in summer camp. The 30-year-old Freeman had career highs last season with 38 homers and 121 RBIs. The four-time All-Star hopes to lead Atlanta back to the top of the NL East for the…More

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