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That Kid's Got Potential (And So Do We)

Tom Glavine | Posted 10.30.2015 | Impact
Tom Glavine

During Game 3 of the World Series Friday night, there will come a point bigger than the game itself. Potential will take on a new meaning when 50,000 people in a baseball stadium symbolically "stand up to cancer."

The Tea Party Gets It Right: Atlanta's Baseball Boondoggle

Richard Brodsky | Posted 02.07.2014 | Politics
Richard Brodsky

It's worth pausing and imagining a national Tea Party movement that was as tough on banks, and corporate excess as it is on food stamps. Our liberty and prosperity are as much affected by the power of large corporations as they are by large governments.

WATCH: Dodgers Fans Mock Braves Fans

Posted 10.07.2013 | Sports

Dodgers fans had some fun at Braves fans' expense during their team's blowout win in Game 3 of the NLDS on Sunday, mocking their tomahawk chant with t...

WATCH: Foul Ball Splashes Drink On Vendor

Posted 09.26.2013 | Sports

A vendor at Turner Field was splashed with a beverage on Tuesday thanks to a foul ball from the bat of Braves catcher Evan Gattis....

WATCH: Fan Gets Nailed By Home Run Ball

Posted 09.12.2013 | Sports

A fan at Marlins Park was in the wrong place at the wrong time when he was hit with a home run ball crushed by Braves catcher Evan Gattis on Wednesday...

WATCH: Braves 2B Pretends To Be NASCAR Driver

Posted 08.28.2013 | Sports

Braves second baseman Elliot Johnson was the hero of their 2-0 win over the Indians on Tuesday night, thanks to his two-RBI triple in the second innin...

Pitch Hits Heyward In Head

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.21.2013 | Sports

A scary moment occurred in the Braves-Mets game on Wednesday when Jonathon Niese's pitch struck Atlanta's Jason Heyward in the side of his head. A...

Braves Ace Suffers Gruesome Injury

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 07.25.2013 | Sports

Atlanta Braves pitcher Tim Hudson suffered a brutal injury on Wednesday night in a game against the New York Mets and needed to be carted off the fiel...

FAIL: Fan Belly Flops Into Bush For Home Run Ball

Posted 06.11.2013 | Sports

Everyone's a sucker for a good foul ball or home run catch. We've seen fans make catches in myriad different and interesting ways, be it while cradli...

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...

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...

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...

Baseball's Less-Is-More Season: Low Numbers Were Highlights in MLB

Devra Maza | Posted 05.29.2013 | Sports
Devra Maza

As we tip our caps to the past year, we raise our glasses to a new one, and count down twelve top highlights of the 2012 Major League Baseball season.

The Native American Mascot: Tribute or Stereotype?

Sam Sommers | Posted 08.09.2012 | College
Sam Sommers

For many people the debate comes down to one question: tribute or stereotype? But there's also another, arguably more compelling way to answer this question: look to the data.

Braves Outfielder Delays Game With Bathroom Break

Posted 04.20.2012 | Sports

With 30 teams playing each playing out a 162-game regular-season MLB schedule, this is bound to happen at least once. The bottom of the fourth inn...

MLB Wild Card Timeline: The Shots Heard 'Round The Internet

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 11.29.2011 | Sports

The art of fiction? It is dead, felled in 1951 by one swing of Bobby Thomson's bat. In 2011, the art of tweeting joins fiction in the grave. A...

LIVE BLOG: MLB Wild Card Races Come Down To Final Game

Posted 11.28.2011 | Sports

It has all come down to the final game(s) of the season. Well, it could come down to an extra game tomorrow if things stay the way they are. The R...

Judgement Day

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 11.28.2011 | Sports

While it's true that the victors in war and politics often get first say when it comes to writing the history books, it sure seems like the losers are...

Craig Kimbrel Could Be Even Better in 2012

Ben Berkon | Posted 11.23.2011 | Sports
Ben Berkon

In just his second Major League season, the 23 year-old has become the best closer in the National League.

Ex-Braves Pitching Coach: John Smoltz Cheated

Posted 11.21.2011 | Sports

"If you're not cheating, you're not trying hard enough." For several years now, "cheating" in sports has become synonymous with performance-enhan...

Fans Rip Umpire For Questionable Call

Posted 09.26.2011 | Sports

Perhaps Jerry Meals just wanted to go home. After 19 epic innings, MLB umpire Jerry Meals called Atlanta Braves infielder Julio Lugo safe at home, ...

MLB Marathon Game Ends In Controversy

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.26.2011 | Sports

PITTSBURGH (Associated Press) — Pirates president Frank Coonelly issued a statement on Wednesday, a day after his team's 4-3 loss to the Braves in A...

Man In Wedding Dress Interrupts Baseball Game

Posted 09.17.2011 | Sports

A man in a wedding dress ran onto Turner Field and interrupted the Braves-Nationals game in the bottom of the eighth inning on Saturday. A handful of ...