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Chiefs, Texans booed as racial justice stand sparks outrage

Chiefs, Texans booed as racial justice stand sparks outrage

By HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTH KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The NFL’s new stance encouraging players to take a stand against racial injustice got its first test as some fans of the Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs booed during a moment of silence to promote the cause, touching off a fresh debate on how players should…More

Nationals outlast Braves 8-7 on Taylor’s single in 12th

Nationals outlast Braves 8-7 on Taylor’s single in 12th

By BOBBY BANCROFT WASHINGTON (AP) — Michael A. Taylor hit a game-ending single in the 12th inning, and the Washington Nationals beat the Atlanta Braves 8-7 on Friday night after blowing a five-run lead for the second straight game. Nationals relievers Kyle Finnegan and James Borque (1-0) worked out of bases-loaded jams in the 11th…More

The Braves are a team with no quit in them!

The Braves are a team with no quit in them!

BY KEVIN MCALPIN 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – Over the course of a baseball season, there’s going to be days you get to the ballpark and it doesn’t look like it’s going to be your day. For the Braves, through two innings last night, it was looking like Thursday was going to be that day.…More

Chiefs begin title defense with 34-20 victory over Texans

Chiefs begin title defense with 34-20 victory over Texans

By DAVE SKRETTA KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Just about the only thing that looked familiar about the NFL’s long-awaited return Thursday night was the sight of Patrick Mahomes effortlessly leading the Kansas City Chiefs up and down the field. The Super Bowl MVP threw for 211 yards and three touchdowns, Clyde Edwards-Helaire ran through…More

Power trio: Freeman, Swanson, Acuña rally Braves past Nats

Power trio: Freeman, Swanson, Acuña rally Braves past Nats

By BEN NUCKOLS WASHINGTON (AP) — With Ronald Acuña Jr., Freddie Freeman and Marcell Ozuna as the top three hitters in his lineup, Braves manager Brian Snitker knows an early five-run deficit is hardly insurmountable. Freeman homered twice, Dansby Swanson hit a go-ahead shot in the eighth inning and NL East-leading Atlanta climbed out of…More

Allison Fillmore – TOUR Championship Executive Director

Allison Fillmore – TOUR Championship Executive Director

Alison Fillmore, The TOUR Championship Executive Director and a regular on “The Business of Sports” joins Buck and Kincade to recap the action from the 2020 Tour Championship!  They’ll discuss what it was like to host the event during the COVID Pandemic, how the golfers felt about playing the championship with no crowds, and some…More

Texans-Chiefs set to kick off NFL season unlike any other

Texans-Chiefs set to kick off NFL season unlike any other

By DAVE SKRETTA KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — It has been a mere eight months since Patrick Mahomes led Kansas City from a 24-0 hole to beat Deshaun Watson and the Houston Texans in the divisional round of the playoffs, a brutally efficient comeback that ultimately propelled the Chiefs to their first Super Bowl title…More

Braves hammer Marlins 29-9, set franchise record for runs

Braves hammer Marlins 29-9, set franchise record for runs

By CHARLES ODUM ATLANTA (AP) — Manager Brian Snitker was just hoping to shake up the Atlanta Braves’ lineup following a shutout loss. As it turned out, the new mix made National League history. Adam Duvall drove in nine runs with three homers, including a grand slam, and the Braves obliterated their franchise scoring record…More

Ozzie Albies is BACK! Good News at last for Braves fans!

Ozzie Albies is BACK! Good News at last for Braves fans!

By KEVIN MCALPIN 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – Wednesday morning, the Braves activated Ozzie Albies from the Injured List after missing the last 27 games with a bone contusion in his right wrist. Initially, the injury appeared relatively minor when it initially occurred, Albies has been on the shelf for nearly half of the 2020…More

Gene Budig, academic who ran American League, dies at 81

Gene Budig, academic who ran American League, dies at 81

By RONALD BLUM and BEN WALKER NEW YORK (AP) — Gene Budig, the self-effacing educator and baseball fan from small-town Nebraska who became the head of three major universities and the last president of the American League, died Tuesday. He was 81. His death was announced by the commissioner’s office and the Charleston RiverDogs, a…More

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