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Max Fried, Dansby Swanson Win Gold Glove Awards

Max Fried, Dansby Swanson Win Gold Glove Awards

Left-handed pitcher wins third straight, shortstop wins first ATLANTA – The Atlanta Braves congratulate LHP Max Fried and SS Dansby Swanson on winning Rawlings Gold Glove Awards. Fried secured the honor for the third time in his career and for the third consecutive season, while Swanson won the award for the first time. Fried, 28,…read more »

Vince Dooley, longtime Georgia football coach, dies at 90

Vince Dooley, longtime Georgia football coach, dies at 90

By PAUL NEWBERRY ATLANTA (AP) — Vince Dooley, the football coach who carried himself like a professor and guided Georgia for a quarter-century of success that included the 1980 national championship, died Friday. He was 90. The school announced that Dooley died peacefully at his Athens home in the presence of his wife, Barbara, and…read more »

Business of Sports – Hex Head Art

Business of Sports – Hex Head Art

ATLANTA – Today, Jamie Watts, the Art Director and owner of HexHead Art drops in with Cellini & Dimino to talk about this unique, American-made product for sports fans. Hex Head Art is a business that creates metal, three dimensional, aluminum art of your favorite sports team or logo. Logos available are from the NFL,…read more »

Marsh Madness! Phillies beat Braves 8-3 in Game 4, into NLCS

Marsh Madness! Phillies beat Braves 8-3 in Game 4, into NLCS

By DAN GELSTON PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Brandon Marsh hit a three-run homer and J.T. Realmuto lined an inside-the-park home run that sent the Philadelphia Phillies bolting headfirst into the NL Championship Series for the first time since 2010 with an 8-3 win over the Atlanta Braves in Game 4 Saturday. Realmuto became the first catcher…read more »

For Immediate Release: Georgia Tech Announces J Batt New Athletic Director

For Immediate Release: Georgia Tech Announces J Batt New Athletic Director

(Atlanta, Georgia) Georgia Tech named J Batt as its new director of Athletics. Batt is departing the role of executive deputy director of Athletics, chief operating officer, and chief revenue officer at the University of Alabama and will join Georgia Tech on Oct. 24. “We’re excited to welcome J to Georgia Tech. His leadership experience…read more »

Wright outduels Wheeler, Braves blank Phils 3-0 to even NLDS

Wright outduels Wheeler, Braves blank Phils 3-0 to even NLDS

By Paul NewberryATLANTA (AP) — This was a game the Atlanta Braves absolutely had to win. They had the right guy on the mound. Kyle Wright, baseball’s only 20-game winner, threw six brilliant innings to outduel Zack Wheeler as the Braves evened their NL Division Series at one game apiece, blanking the Philadelphia Phillies 3-0…read more »

Braves Sign RHP Spencer Strider

Braves Sign RHP Spencer Strider

Right-handed pitcher signs six-year deal with club option for 2029  ATLANTA – The Atlanta Braves today signed RHP Spencer Strider to a six-year contract worth $75 million that runs through the 2028 season. The deal includes a $22 million club option for 2029 with a $5 million buyout. Strider will make $1 million per season for…read more »

comeback athlete of the week

Age: 22 Children’s care team: Richard Welling – Certified Prosthetist / Orthotis Sport: Snowboarding Story: Garrett was a very active child who loved to surf, skim board and skateboard, but when he was 16 years old, he was involved in a serious car accident that resulted in his leg being amputated below the knee. After…read more »

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