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Replay confirms final out in Braves' winThe Reds unsuccessfully challenged the final out of Friday night's 5-4 loss to the Braves at Turner Field. Cincinnati challenged whether Freddie Freeman kept his foot on the bag at first on a Joey Votto groundout, and replay confirmed the call.Share Tweet
Mesoraco, Frazier exit due to leg injuriesIt's been a costly Friday night for the Reds in their series opener vs. the Braves as two key players -- catcher Devin Mesoraco and third baseman Todd Frazier -- exited with injuries.Share Tweet
Minor, Floyd making progress with rehabMike Minor and Gavin Floyd continue to work their way back to join the Braves' rotation. Minor pitches for Double-A Mississippi on Friday, and Floyd pitched for Triple-A Gwinnett on Thursday.Share Tweet
Freeman says right eye discomfort is goneBraves first baseman Freddie Freeman returned to Turner Field on Friday confident that he would no longer have to deal with the right eye discomfort that plagued him as he struggled throughout the Marlins series earlier this week.Share TweetOn Friday, the Falcons assessed South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney via a tool known as a “force plate.” The plate, pictured with Clowney’s feet on it, makes various measurements based merely on a player jumping and moving on it. The test occu…Share Tweetyahoo.com Apr 25, 2014I mentioned this briefly in Thursday's post about Jeff Teague's utterly bonkers (and shouldn't-have-counted-but-them's-the-breaks) 3-pointer late in the Atlanta Hawks' 98-85 Game 3 win over the Indiana Pacers to take a 2-1 lead in their best-of-seven fi…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Apr 25, 2014As chatter increases about the possibility of the Texans trading the first pick in the NFL Draft, the Falcons are the usual suspect for the other end of the deal. But there might be more than one team interested. Bills General Manager Doug Whaley said d…Share Tweetdimemag.com Apr 25, 2014Within the last three minutes of Atlant and Indiana’s Game 3 Larry Bird peeked at between his fingers, the Hawks’ underrated point guard Jeff Teague hit an off-balance three-pointer as the shot clock expired. It was a huge part of shredding the last hop…Share Tweet
Braves Win On ReviewApr 25Confirmation by instant replay that Joey Votto was out at first sealed the Braves' 5-4 win over the Reds.
Will South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney end up in Atlanta?Apr 25The Atlanta Falcons met with Jadeveon Clowney on Friday and he was put through some interesting tests. Albert Breer has the latest on the possibility that the Falcons trade up to get the DE.
Can Atlanta Falcons afford to trade up for Jadeveon Clowney?Apr 25Daniel Jeremiah and Charles Davis tell you if the Atlanta Falcons can afford to trade away multiple picks in order to select Jadeveon Clowney in the 2014 NFL Draft.