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Sports Briefing | Baseball: Braves Trade Pitchers for Catchers

Sports Briefing | Baseball: Braves Trade Pitchers for Catchers

nytimes.com ESPN.com MLB.com Updated 5 hours ago
The Atlanta Braves traded the right-handed pitchers David Hale and Gus Schlosser to the Colorado Rockies on Friday for the minor league catchers Jose Briceno and Chris O’Dowd.
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  • Hawks grab 18th straight win behind Jeff Teague's fancy moves

    Hawks grab 18th straight win behind Jeff Teague's fancy moves

    yahoo.com dimemag.com 7 hours ago
    The Atlanta Hawks had a pretty good Thursday, with three of the team's starters — point guard Jeff Teague, forward Paul Millsap, and big man Al Horford — being announced as participants in February 15's NBA All-Star Game at Madison Square Garden. Along …
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  • Hawks' rally halts Blazers, extends streak

    Hawks' rally halts Blazers, extends streak

    ESPN.com 7 hours ago
    The Atlanta Hawks overcame 37 points by Portland's LaMarcus Aldridge to extend their franchise-record winning streak to 18 games by beating the Trail Blazers 105-99 on Friday night.
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  • Hawks' forward Carroll to miss game against Portland

    Hawks' forward Carroll to miss game against Portland

    nba.com 10 hours ago
    Atlanta Hawks forward DeMarre Carroll missed the game against Portland on Friday night because of a left Achilles strain, and his replacement lasted only two minutes.
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  • Miller 'stoked' to begin next chapter of career in Atlanta

    Miller 'stoked' to begin next chapter of career in Atlanta

    MLB.com 12 hours ago
    As Shelby Miller prepares to embark on his new experience with the Braves, he is ready to distance himself from his days as a headstrong young pitcher who was slow to heed the advice he received from Adam Wainwright and some of his other former Cardinal…
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  • Falcons owner Arthur Blank elaborates on coaching search, front…

    Falcons owner Arthur Blank elaborates on coaching search, front-office structure

    ESPN.com 13 hours ago
    Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank took a few moments to address a variety of topics during a phone interview with ESPN.com on Friday. First and foremost, Blank discussed the process of the coaching search, which is just about complete. The Falcons are …
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  • Braves finalize one-year deal with Gomes

    Braves finalize one-year deal with Gomes

    MLB.com 14 hours ago
    The Braves officially announced the completion of their one-year deal with outfielder Jonny Gomes on Friday afternoon.
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  • K.J. Wright on Dan Quinn: “In this business, you always want gu…

    K.J. Wright on Dan Quinn: “In this business, you always want guys to reach the top”

    profootballtalk.com Jan 30 (yesterday)
    It’s widely assumed Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn will become the Falcons’ head coach after the Super Bowl. Asked Thursday how Seattle’s players viewed Quinn’s potential departure, outside linebacker K.J. Wright offered a reasoned view of lif…
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  • Three Hawks, Durant, Westbrook named All-Stars

    Three Hawks, Durant, Westbrook named All-Stars

    nba.com yahoo.com Jan 29 (yesterday)
    Al Horford, Paul Millsap and Jeff Teague were picked Thursday as reserves for the Eastern Conference All-Star team, giving the sizzling Atlanta Hawks three selections.
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  • ASG Reserves Announced; Damian Lillard, Kyle Korver Left Off Ro…

    ASG Reserves Announced; Damian Lillard, Kyle Korver Left Off Rosters

    dimemag.com ESPN.com Jan 29 (yesterday)
    Three Atlanta Hawks have been named All-Stars. What incredible volumes it speaks of the team’s performance in 2014-2015 thus far that such an achievement ranks as a relative disappointment. The league revealed the coaches’ choices for All-Star Game rese…
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  • Porter excited to reunite with Fredi in Atlanta

    Porter excited to reunite with Fredi in Atlanta

    MLB.com Jan 29 (yesterday)
    As Bo Porter distances himself from his days as the Astros' manager and prepares to assume his new role as the Braves' third-base coach, he is looking forward to the opportunity to be reunited with Atlanta manager Fredi Gonzalez, the man who gave Porter…
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  • Hawks Forced To Adjust Twitter Avatar Amid 17-Game Win Streak

    Hawks Forced To Adjust Twitter Avatar Amid 17-Game Win Streak

    dimemag.com Jan 29 (yesterday)
    NBA diehards have a nearly infinite amount of reasons to glean joy from the Atlanta Hawks’ success. Among the most meta of them is that the team’s official twitter account ushered in the increasingly engaging and witty social media accounts of squads th…
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  • Chargers add Mike Nolan as linebackers coach

    Chargers add Mike Nolan as linebackers coach

    profootballtalk.com Jan 29 (yesterday)
    The Chargers added some experience to their coaching staff, landing former Falcons defensive coordinator Mike Nolan to coach their linebackers. He replaces Joe Barry, who left to become Washington’s defensive coordinator. “Mike is a tremendous coach wit…
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  • The Atlanta Hawks Are Too Good For Twitter

    The Atlanta Hawks Are Too Good For Twitter

    deadspin.com ESPN.com Jan 29 (yesterday)
    The Atlanta Hawks are good as hell , and they are currently riding a 17-game winning streak atop the Eastern Conference. In the early stages of the streak, whoever runs the team's official Twitter account thought it would be fun to add an extra "W&…
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  • Falcons could keep running backs coach Gerald Brown

    Falcons could keep running backs coach Gerald Brown

    ESPN.com Jan 29 (yesterday)
    Another member of the previous Atlanta Falcons coaching staff could remain with incoming head coach Dan Quinn. Running backs coach Gerald Brown, who interviewed for the same position in Oakland, is not going to join the Raiders' staff, according to sour…
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  • Braves agree to deal with Cuban OF Toscano

    Braves agree to deal with Cuban OF Toscano

    ESPN.com MLB.com Jan 28 (2 days ago)
    Cuban outfielder Dian Toscano and the Atlanta Braves have agreed to a four-year, $6 million contract.
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  • Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn doesn't focus on Falco…

    Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn doesn't focus on Falcons job

    yahoo.com profootballtalk.com Jan 28 (2 days ago)
    PHOENIX – It must be a little strange for Dan Quinn, having two important jobs on his mind this week. The Seattle Seahawks defensive coordinator is going to be the next head coach of the Atlanta Falcons. The Falcons part isn’t official, because he can’t…
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  • The Hawks May Get Four All-Star Reserves, But We Doubt It Will …

    The Hawks May Get Four All-Star Reserves, But We Doubt It Will Happen

    dimemag.com Jan 27 (4 days ago)
    We already know who is starting the 2015 NBA All-Star Game, and noon today was the deadline for the coach’s picks sliding in seven more players per conference with two more guards, three more frontcourt players and two wildcards. With the East’s best te…
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  • Video - Hawks Win 18th Straight 01:38

    Hawks Win 18th Straight

    Jan 30
    Paul Millsap scored 21 points in the Hawks' 105-99 win over the Trail Blazers.
  • Video - Hawks Win 18th Straight 01:33

    Hawks Win 18th Straight

    Jan 30
    SportsCenter Highlight of the Night: Paul Millsap scored 21 points in the Hawks' 105-99 win over the Trail Blazers.
  • Video - NBA All-Star Reserves Announced 03:01

    NBA All-Star Reserves Announced

    Jan 29
    ESPN NBA front office insider Amin Elhassan provides his take on the All-Star reserves.
  • Video - Cold Hard Facts 00:57

    Cold Hard Facts

    Jan 29
    Chauncey Billups breaks down how the Cavaliers can manage LeBron James' workload and still be successful, the secret to the Hawks 17-game winning streak and gives his Super Bowl XLIX prediction.

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