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The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 06.08.2013 | Sports

Yasiel Puig did it again. In just his fifth career game, the 22-year-old rookie from Cuba hit his fourth home run and it came at a very opportune ...

Getting To Know Braves Rookie Star

Sports On Earth | Emma Span | Posted 06.04.2013 | Sports

Evan Gattis stood in the MLB Fan Cave's basement room last Friday afternoon, being fitted with a long, curly wig....

With Yankees Impending Invasion of CitiField, Why Is Mr. Met Smiling? Dismal Days for Mets Fans.

Howard Barbanel | Posted 07.24.2013 | Sports
Howard Barbanel

Met fans have gotten to a point where they'd be thrilled just to have a .500 season, let alone a post season. Yet management allows the Mets to get worse and worse and to fans it appears they don't seem to care.

WATCH: WWE Legend Leads Seventh-Inning Stretch

Posted 05.20.2013 | Sports

Legendary WWE wrestler and python wrangler Jake "The Snake" Roberts made a random appearance Turner Field on Friday night and lead the crowd through a...

Batter Acknowledges Matt Kemp's Home Run Robbery

Posted 05.19.2013 | Sports

Matt Kemp was tested in the very first inning on Saturday night when Jason Heyward launched an 87-mph sinker to deep center field. The two-time Gold G...

Respect for Native Americans: Sports Fans Should Heed Sly Stone's Advice

Tom Semioli | Posted 07.07.2013 | Sports
Tom Semioli

Native American groups continue their losing streak in the courtroom as well as in the court of public opinion, likely due to the fact that such behavior has been part of the American sports fabric for so many years that we have fallen ignorant to its harmful effects.

Justin Upton Trade Already Haunting the Diamondbacks

Ben Berkon | Posted 06.30.2013 | Sports
Ben Berkon

Upton was the first overall pick in the 2005 draft. After dominating at all levels in the minors, the Arizona Diamondbacks promoted the 19 year-old to the show -- where he became a fixture in the Diamondbacks outfield for the next five seasons.

Braves' Bros Go Back-To-Back

Posted 04.24.2013 | Sports

Well, this was bound to happen. The Upton Brothers did something that hadn't been done in 75 years in the second game of a doubleheader against Colora...

"I Know a Lot More About Being White Than You Know About Being Indian."

Bill Moyers | Posted 06.10.2013 | Media
Bill Moyers

Writer Sherman Alexie, who was born on a Native American reservation, talks with me about feeling "lost and insignificant inside the larger culture," and how his culture's "lack of power" is very apparent in stereotypical sports mascots, like that of the Cleveland Indians.

'Never Make Predictions... Especially About the Future': My 2013 MLB Picks

Ben Heisler | Posted 05.31.2013 | Sports
Ben Heisler

Everyone thinks of Yogi Berra as the quintessential baseball quote. He made you think, laugh and occasionally want to launch your head into a brick wall. But Casey Stengel, manager of 3,766 games in the Big Leagues never wasted any time getting to the point

Keeping Up With the Uptons

sportsonearth.com | Tommy Tomlinson | Posted 02.22.2013 | Sports

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- It's not quite real yet. It'll be real on Opening Day, when the boys take the field together in Atlanta. But that's not unti...

Anyone Scared Of Tommy John Surgery Anymore?

Yahoo! Sports | Jeff Passan | Posted 02.18.2013 | Sports

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – The name is not scary anymore. Pitchers used to hear Tommy John and regard it as an epithet. Tommy John never wanted to be ...

REPORT: Braves, D-Backs Agree To Blockbuster Deal

Posted 01.24.2013 | Sports

Two thirds of Atlanta's outfield will be covered by an Upton, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. Heyman tweeted on Thursday morning that the Brave...

VOTE: Is This Braves' Logo Retro Or Racist?

Posted 12.28.2012 | Sports

In an attempt at a retro look, the Atlanta Braves are reportedly revisiting an aspect of franchise history that many would like to forget: the "scream...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 01.29.2013 | New York
Len Berman

Winning isn't everything. They haven't won a championship in 40 years, but the Knicks lead the NBA in jersey sales.

MLB Chops Down Chipper and the Braves

Sharief Easterling | Posted 12.14.2012 | Black Voices
Sharief Easterling

An umpire, or referee should never -- under any circumstances be the deciding factor in a game. Whether its preseason, regular season, or post season and especially not in a one game elimination scenario.

LIVE: Cardinals vs. Braves

Posted 10.05.2012 | Sports

National League Wild Card Game Atlanta Braves (94-68) vs. St. Louis Cardinals (88-74) Turner Field, Atlanta 5:07 p.m. EST TBS For the seco...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 10.05.2012 | New York
Len Berman

Not a shock. Bobby Valentine is out as manager of the Boston Red Sox. He takes the fall for a bad all-around situation.

MLB Playoffs Schedule

Posted 10.04.2012 | Sports

The 2012 MLB Playoffs have arrived. After a grueling 162-game season, each of the remaining teams have distinguished themselves from the crowd. The ac...

Tribute To Chipper Jones

Sharief Easterling | Posted 12.01.2012 | Black Voices
Sharief Easterling

Rooting for Chipper and the Braves has been a family tradition for as long as I can remember. A tradition that started by grandfather Harold Pace, who lived in Greenville, South Carolina

Whispery Voiced Eastwood Scores Again In "Trouble With the Curve"

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 11.25.2012 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

To many Eastwood is a national treasure. Trouble With the Curve cements that status. Combined with Amy Adams this whispery voiced actor knocks this one out of the park.

Movie Review: Trouble With the Curve

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.18.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Think of Trouble with the Curve as the anti-Moneyball: a movie that dismisses Billy Bean and Bill James' data-centric approach to quantifying baseball talent, in favor of old-fashioned gut instinct.

Padres Ball Girl Saves Braves Bullpen

Posted 08.28.2012 | Sports

There are a handful of Major League ballparks with the bullpens located in foul territory instead of somewhere beyond the outfield wall. Petco Park in...

Bryce Harper Gets Angry

Posted 08.23.2012 | Sports

Bryce Harper's second-half struggles continued on Monday night against Atlanta with only one hit in five trips to the plate, the last of which left hi...

Major League Baseball Copes With Climate Change

Elliott Negin | Posted 11.05.2014 | Green
Elliott Negin

The 12 months between June 2011 and this June were the warmest since modern recordkeeping began in 1895. And July turned out to be the hottest month on record. What does this trend mean for the national pastime?