Atlanta Sports News and Rumors
MLB.com Updated Jul 23 (yesterday)
Rockies shortstop Trevor Story's two-run homer in the sixth inning against the Braves on Friday night was his 24th of the season, which tied the record set in 2007 by former Rockie Troy Tulowitzki for the most home runs by a rookie shortstop in National…Share Tweet
nytimes.com 2 hours agoTrevor Story looked up to Troy Tulowitzki as he climbed through the Colorado Rockies' minor leagues. Now he's looking down at his mentor after another big night at the plate.Share Tweetdimemag.com Jul 22 (yesterday)Getty Image The Boston Celtics went 48-34 last season. They lost in the first round of the playoffs to the Atlanta Hawks after six hard-fought games, failing to advance past that point of the postseason for the second-consecutive year. Boston has much t…Share Tweet
Gonzalez, Bettis Help Rockies to 7-3 Win Over Bravesnytimes.com Jul 22 (2 days ago)Carlos Gonzalez can't ever remember hitting a ball any better or louder.Share Tweet
Reds Beat Braves 6-3, Take Series Between NL's Worst Teamsnytimes.com Jul 20 (3 days ago)Anthony DeSclafani is giving the Reds what they've missed most of the season.Share TweetESPN.com Jul 20 (4 days ago)Will five rookies crack starting lineup for Falcons at camp?Share Tweet
Game-Ender! Inciarte hits sac fly in 11th for winMLB.com Jul 20 (4 days ago)It was a night where both teams' bullpens had spells of not getting the job done. But the messy battle of relievers was ultimately claimed by the Braves with a 5-4 victory over the Reds in 11 innings, with Ender Inciarte's sacrifice fly being the differ…Share Tweet
Braves Blow Lead in 9th, Rally for 5-4 Win Over Reds in 11thnytimes.com Jul 19 (4 days ago)Atlanta's bullpen blew a two-run lead in the ninth inning, but Ender Inciarte hit a sacrifice fly in the 11th that sent the Braves to a 5-4 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night and evened a series between the NL's worst teams.Share Tweet
Falcons waive James Stone with injury settlementprofootballtalk.com Jul 19 (4 days ago)The Falcons dropped a player from their roster on Tuesday, leaving them at 88 players heading into training camp. The team announced that they have waived center James Stone with an injury settlement. Stone tore his ACL last December and the timing of t…Share TweetBefore his coaching career, Campbell was a two-way player for the Philadelphia Eagles and the San Francisco 49ers.Share Tweet
Swanson, Newcomb among top prospect performers MondayMLB.com Jul 19 (5 days ago)The Braves' top two prospects, Dansby Swanson and Sean Newcomb, were among the top prospect performers in the Minors as they helped Double-A Mississippi to a 5-0 win on Monday night.Share Tweetdimemag.com Jul 18 (6 days ago)USA TODAY Sports Dwight Howard had surgery to fix a herniated disc in his back four years ago. He had pain in his back last season with the Houston Rockets, and now that he’s with the Atlanta Hawks, should there be concern over the big man’s lingering i…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Jul 18 (6 days ago)Most Americans can look at yesterday’s killing of police officers in Baton Rouge and feel a combination of shock, sadness or anger. But for former NFL running back and current Falcons minority owner Warrick Dunn, the news brings a different kind of emot…Share TweetBraves ace Julio Teheran doesn't mind missing out on a winning decision when Atlanta squeaks out a rare home victory.Share Tweet
Aggressive Rox rally to clinch series over BravesMike Foltynewicz was positioned to celebrate another splendid start until the Rockies manufactured a three-run eighth inning that included the first of the three wild pitches that helped them claim a 4-3 comeback win over the Braves on Saturday night at…Share Tweet
Prospect Jenkins rejoins rotation on TuesdayAfter spending the past six weeks adjusting to what he has frequently called bullpen life, Tyrell Jenkins will attempt to take advantage of the opportunity to begin the season's second half as a member of the Braves' starting rotation.Share Tweet
Vizcaino exits with oblique injury after 3 pitchesIn his first appearance since July 6 in Philadelphia, Braves closer Arodys Vizcaino exited Friday's 11-2 loss to the Rockies with a right oblique injury after throwing only three pitches in the ninth inning.Share Tweet
CarGo collects 3 hits, Raburn slams in win over BravesRecognizing their play over the next couple weeks could determine whether they are buyers or sellers at the Trade Deadline, the Rockies provided an efficient Jorge De La Rosa with sufficient support and opened the season's second half with Friday night'…Share Tweetyahoo.com Jul 15Freddie Freeman runs the bases after hitting a solo home run against the White Sox. (AP) Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman didn’t spend his All-Star break in the same relaxed state as many of his peers. According to the Atlanta Journal-Consti…Share Tweet
Braves seeking solution to catching dutiesEven before Tyler Flowers sustained a fractured left hand that could sideline him into September, the Braves were already evaluating the possibility of acquiring next year's primary catcher before this year's non-waiver Trade Deadline.Share Tweet
Olivera cleared to play with GCL BravesHector Olivera has had no choice but to spend the past three months dwelling on the ramifications of being arrested for assault and serving the most significant suspension delivered to date via Major League Baseball's recently instituted domestic-violen…Share Tweet
Matt Ryan looking to rebound from last year's miseryJul 15As the Atlanta Falcons begin training camp, how Matt Ryan bounces back from last year's poor showing will be one of the storylines to monitor.
OBJ tops Riddick's list of top non-QB MVPsJul 13Louis Riddick counts down his top MVPs in the league who don't play at the quarterback position.
Is Beckham better than Julio?Jul 8Max Kellerman and Marcellus Wiley debate whether Odell Beckham should have gripes only being ranked No. 10 and behind Julio Jones on the NFL Top 100 players list.
Officials confident in Atlanta's stadium progressJun 23Scott Jenkins, general manager of Atlanta's new $1.5 billion Mercedes-Benz Stadium, explains some of the work that has gone into the stadium, which is scheduled to open next summer.