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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…More

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,…More

Tough test for tough times: US Open at haunting Winged Foot

Tough test for tough times: US Open at haunting Winged Foot

By JIM LITKE When golfers fall asleep imagining how they’d play this course or that, they’re almost never dreaming about Winged Foot. That includes Tiger Woods. The place is a nightmare for him, too. Then again, if the aim is to stage the toughest test in golf, in the midst of a pandemic no less,…More

Hamels yields 3 runs in Braves debut, a 5-1 loss to Orioles

Hamels yields 3 runs in Braves debut, a 5-1 loss to Orioles

By DAVID GINSBURG BALTIMORE (AP) — Cole Hamels could have easily dismissed the results, attributing the lackluster numbers in his Atlanta Braves debut to rustiness after an unaccustomed layoff. Instead, the 36-year-old deemed his performance to be well below his own high expectations. Pitching for the first time since last September, Hamels allowing three runs…More

Atlanta Braves Announce 2021 Spring Training Schedule

Atlanta Braves Announce 2021 Spring Training Schedule

Braves set for their second season at CoolToday Park ATLANTA – The Atlanta Braves and Major League Baseball today announced the club’s 2021 spring training schedule. The 2021 spring season will mark Atlanta’s second at CoolToday Park in North Port, Fla., and will feature 17 home games at the facility. Atlanta’s 33-game exhibition slate will…More

Cole Hamels makes his return to a Major League mound tonight

Cole Hamels makes his return to a Major League mound tonight

By KEVIN MCALPIN 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – While it took a lot longer than anyone could’ve anticipated seven months ago, Cole Hamels makes his return to a Major League mound tonight, as the Braves and Orioles wrap up their three game series in Baltimore. The 36 year old southpaw missed all of Spring Training…More

Murray, Jokic help Denver stun Clippers 104-89 in Game 7

Murray, Jokic help Denver stun Clippers 104-89 in Game 7

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Nikola Jokic picked out two birthday presents for his coach. He just didn’t know which one he would be wrapping. “Before the game I told him, ‘Coach, I’m going to give you a really good present — I’m going to get you home or I’m going to get you…More

Braves top Orioles 5-1, pad NL East lead, Duvall 10th HR in Sept

Braves top Orioles 5-1, pad NL East lead, Duvall 10th HR in Sept

By DAVID GINSBURG BALTIMORE (AP) — Adam Duvall tied a Braves record with his 10th homer in September, and Atlanta used the collective work of six pitchers to beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-1 Tuesday night. Freddie Freeman had three hits, including a pair of RBI doubles, to help the Braves bounce back from a 14-1…More

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