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Since the NBA’s All-Star break, the Toronto Raptors blew out the returning Atlanta Hawks in Atlanta following an extended holiday that saw four Hawks contribute in the league’s midseason classic. Also, two weeks before the 2014-15 regular season ended, …Share Tweet
Howard Homers Again, Leads Philadelphia Past Braves, 5-4nytimes.com 8 hours agoRyan Howard hit his second homer in two games, helping the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Atlanta Braves 5-4 on Sunday.Share TweetThis is interesting. It turns out Atlanta Braves defensive wizard Andrelton Simmons — that's his title, not his position — isn't the only shortstop capable of making breathtaking plays. His counterpart with the Philadelphia Phillies, Freddy Galvis, can …Share Tweet
Simmons Homer Leads Rally in Braves' 5-2 Win Over Philliesnytimes.com Apr 25 (yesterday)Andrelton Simmons led off the seventh inning with a homer, sparking a rally that helped the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-2 on Saturday night.Share Tweet
Falcons won't overlook receiver spot in draft, if right fitESPN.com Apr 25 (yesterday)Falcons won't overlook receiver spot in draft, if right fitShare TweetThe previously red hot Atlanta Braves were cooled off in New York to begin the week. Now it would appear they're frozen after dropping their weekend series opener 1-0 to the Philadelphia Phillies. The fact the game ended 1-0 is painful enough for Atlant…Share TweetMLB.com Apr 24 (2 days ago)Mets center fielder Juan Lagares had to battle windy conditions at Citi Field on Wednesday, but as Statcast shows, that didn't stop him from making a fine play to rob the Braves' Jace Peterson of an extra-base hit.Share TweetDaniel Murphy drove in four runs and the Mets took advantage of erratic pitching by the Braves to win again. The win streak at home is 12 games, dating to September.Share Tweet
Colon chases down Pierzynski on steal attemptMLB.com Apr 23 (3 days ago)Bartolo Colon may not have extended his RBI streak in Thursday's game against the Braves, but he still managed to make an impact for the Mets away from the mound.Share Tweet
The Atlanta Hawks Have Been Sold For A Crapload Of Moneydeadspin.com Apr 23 (4 days ago)Seven months after former Atlanta Hawks owner Bruce Levenson was more or less forced to put his team up for sale due to him saying some racist things in an internal email, the team has finally found a new owner, and a hefty price has been paid. Read mor…Share Tweetyahoo.com Apr 23 (4 days ago)How well are things going for the New York Mets right now? All one needs to do to find the answer is watch the incredible catch made by center fielder Juan Lagares during Wednesday night's 3-2 victory against the Atlanta Braves, which extended New York'…Share Tweetyahoo.com Apr 22 (4 days ago)Against all odds, once again, the Brooklyn Nets found themselves right there, within hailing distance of the Atlanta Hawks late in the fourth quarter at Philips Arena. The opportunity to seize a shocking split on the road and wrest home-court advantage …Share Tweetnytimes.com Apr 22 (4 days ago)The Mets, now 12-3, came from behind against the Braves to earn their 10th win in a row, matching the best start by a Mets team since 1986.Share Tweet
Hawks, Ressler agree on sale for reported $850Mnba.com Apr 22 (4 days ago)A group headed by billionaire Antony Ressler has agreed to purchase the NBA's Atlanta Hawks for $850 million.Share Tweet
Feigl's chance to join 'pen dashed by Tommy John surgeryMLB.com Apr 22 (4 days ago)Brady Feigl exited Spring Training knowing he had a chance to join the Braves' bullpen at some point this season. But less than a week later, the left-handed reliever suffered a left elbow injury that proved significant enough to require Tommy John surg…Share TweetMany consider Southern Cal defensive lineman Leonard Williams the best defensive player in the 2015 NFL Draft, if not the entire class. So the chances of his falling to the eighth pick are slim, but he already has a relationship with Falcons coach Dan Q…Share Tweet
Inside NFL draft war roomsApr 22NFL coaches and general managers dish on their favorite foods to snack on during the draft.
McShay's Mock Draft 5.0Apr 22Todd McShay discusses his latest mock draft, including which star running back moved into the top 10.
Offseason important for Falcons' White, AlfordApr 9ESPN Falcons reporter Vaughn McClure says Roddy White and Robert Alford could benefit from time spent with Atlanta's new coaching staff this offseason.
Wait, what? Roddy White fired from FalconsApr 4The Falcons were fined for piping crowd noise into the stadium during games. The man who lost his job for this ... Roddy White. No, not that Roddy White!
Mario Hezonja of FC Barcelona to declare for the NBA draftApr 23FC Barcelona wing Mario Hezonja will declare for the 2015 NBA draft, his agent Arn Tellem told ESPN.com.
James Blackmon Jr. to return to Indiana Hoosiers, bypass NBA draftApr 23Indiana Hoosiers freshman James Blackmon Jr. will return to school instead of entering the NBA draft.
Hardy’s New Bench TrialApr 23The new NFL was on display Wednesday afternoon when it suspended Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy for the first 10 games of 2015 season, without pay, for allegedly assaulting and threatening to kill his former girlfriend in May 2014. Though a judge foun…
Buckeyes freshman D'Angelo Russell declares for NBA draftApr 22"I believe I am ready because my approach was to unpack my bags, get committed to winning and listening to the coaches -- as opposed to coming in and ...