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Like many who were raised in the Southeast during the 1990s, Tim Hudson idolized Greg Maddux, John Smoltz and Tom Glavine. Now, like those three former Atlanta greats, Hudson has experienced the honor of notching his 200th win while wearing a Braves uni…
Share TweetBraves pitcher Tim Hudson came into tonight's game against the Nationals with two career home runs. Young Washington superstar Bryce Harper? 31. None of those were off Hudson, though, which puts the legendary Atlanta hurler one up on the Nats' wunderkin…Source: deadspin.comShare TweetATLANTA (AP) The Atlanta Braves right-hander Luis Ayala has been placed on the 15-day disabled list because of an anxiety disorder.
The Prospective Designs For The Atlanta Falcons' New Stadium Are CrazyUpdated Apr 30 Share TweetThe Atlanta Falcons are building a new stadium, and the Georgia World Congress Center has compiled a report with a few prospective designs and amenities that might be featured at the new stadium. They are crazy.Read more...Source: deadspin.comShare TweetNow an unrestricted free agent, Jason Collins wants to continue his career. Will his decision to come out hurt his chances in free agency? Chris Ballard takes a look at his future.Source: CNNSI.com
Teams still searching for perfect solution for grooming young pitchersUpdated Apr 30 Share TweetThere are more young aces than ever but still no sure way to keep them healthy, writes Albert Chen, who says even the teams themselves aren't always sure how to proceed.Source: CNNSI.comShare TweetThe Wheel O’Tackles continues to spin, as unemployed blockers look for work. And the Dolphins, who clearly need to pick one, keep looking at their options. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, former Falcons starter Tyson Clabo is headed to MiaSource: profootballtalk.comShare TweetWashington Nationals fans have a lot to worry them these days. Among the problems:• A 13-13 record.• The Braves have beaten them eight straight times going back to 2012.• An offense that has scored 95 runs, placing Nats hitters in the league's bottoSource: yahoo.comShare TweetLike most successful teams, the Falcons don’t have a ton of open roster spots for the taking this offseason. That means the 24 undrafted free agents signed by the team will have even more of an uphill battle ahead of them this offseason than some of theSource: profootballtalk.com
Josh Smith’s Love/Hate Relationship With Atlanta Goes To Another Level; Metta World Peace Calls Out Charles BarkleyUpdated Apr 30 Share TweetThe complex layers of the relationship between Josh Smith, Atlanta fans and NBA fans at large run deep, and they’ve been there throughout his entire career. Not quite an All-Star. Incredible all-around talent. Not a jump shooter. But he can make them. NSource: dimemag.com
Tim Hudson Records His 200th WinApr 30Tim Hudson homers and strikes out six over seven innings to lead the Braves to an 8-1 win over the Nationals.
What Is Jason Collins Up Against?Apr 30ESPN.com's Kevin Arnovitz has been out of the closet, and going to work at NBA stadiums (and yes, in locker rooms) for years. In his experience, how can Jason Collins really expect to be treated?
Tim Hudson Records His 200th WinApr 30Baseball Tonight Spotlight: Tim Hudson homered and struck out six over seven innings to lead the Braves to an 8-1 win over the Nationals.
2013 NBA playoffs: Golden State Warriors aren't ready to close things out …Apr 30The young Warriors aren't quite ready to close out a series on the road, writes J.A. Adande.
Peter King: NFL must create environment for others to follow Collins' lead…Apr 30In the wake of NBA player Jason Collins' decision to come out as gay in this week's Sports Illustrated, the obvious conclusion to draw is that it will start a trend of players to do the same.