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Braves High Expectations to Open Season – By BUCK BELUE

Braves High Expectations to Open Season – By BUCK BELUE

March 29, 2021 – BY BUCK BELUE 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – The Braves opening day roster is set and it’s now “Go Time.” This is such an exciting time of the year, with baseball season getting underway. Especially in Braves Country, where our team is gunning for a 4th consecutive N.L. East Division title…read more »

Pickens, Twitter Trolls & March Madness BY MATT EDGAR

Pickens, Twitter Trolls & March Madness BY MATT EDGAR

March 25, 2021 – 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – All the talk, and rightfully so, is about the huge news out of Athens on Wednesday and the George Pickens season ending injury. Devastating for sure but it can’t be an excuse for the Dawgs. Injuries happen and its only March, leaving Kirby & Todd Monken…read more »

I Wish It Was Sean Payton Leaving NOLA

I Wish It Was Sean Payton Leaving NOLA

March 16, 2021 – BY MATT EDGAR 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – As a lifelong Falcons fan, I probably don’t hate Drew Brees as much as I should. I certainly don’t like the guy, however, like most of you I respect him every much. To be honest, as much as his game has declined the…read more »

Thank goodness Tiger Woods is still with us

Thank goodness Tiger Woods is still with us

Feb. 23, 2021 – DAN MATHEWS 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – The greatest words we heard on Tuesday afternoon was ‘non-life threatening’ injuries for Tiger Woods.  Tiger Woods was called “lucky” to be alive by one of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputies on Tuesday, following the single car accident that sent him to Harbor-UCLA…read more »

Backup Catcher remains a question for the Braves

Backup Catcher remains a question for the Braves

Feb. 20, 2021 – BY KEVIN MCALPIN 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – As we get closer to full squad workouts and the first Grapefruit League game of the new year a week from tomorrow, the Braves don’t come into camp with a whole lot of roster questions. However, to me, the backup catcher position remains…read more »

Sports Media Watchdog: Tim Tebow, NASCAR, and the NBA All-star game

Sports Media Watchdog: Tim Tebow, NASCAR, and the NBA All-star game

Feb.19, 2021 – BY MATT EDGAR 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – Notes From The Corner Office / Sports Media Watchdog • Tim Tebow is retiring from baseball. There’s been enough shots taken at him with that news, and I certainly understand why, but separate of his failed baseball career, is it just me that finds…read more »

It’s your time: AJ Minter is ready to build off 2020

It’s your time: AJ Minter is ready to build off 2020

February 18, 2021 – BY DAN MATHEWS 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – Amongst the surprises that came from the shortened 2020 season, it was the emergence of AJ Minter. The Braves lefty was called upon in crucial situations and exceeded expectations. They needed him in the postseason and he came through. The confidence built in…read more »

Atlanta has All-Star concerns, Spurs have 4 players positive

Atlanta has All-Star concerns, Spurs have 4 players positive

By TIM REYNOLDS The San Antonio Spurs are dealing with a coronavirus outbreak among four players, the NBA said Tuesday, meaning the team will not play until the middle of next week at the earliest. Meanwhile, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms — whose city was picked to play host to the NBA All-Star Game and…read more »

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