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WATCH: Braves Shortstop Shows Off Incredible Arm Strength

The Huffington Post | Arman Walia | Posted 04.10.2014 | Sports

Atlanta Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons showed off his arm strength on Wednesday night with an amazing throw from one knee to retire Mets catcher T...

WATCH: Bartolon Colon Jiggles His Belly After Dominant Performance

The Huffington Post | Arman Walia | Posted 04.09.2014 | Sports

New York Mets pitcher Bartolo Colon celebrated throwing seven scoreless innings against the Braves on Tuesday night with a hilarious belly shake. Hope...

Atlanta Braves Accidentally Set American Flag On Fire

Posted 04.10.2014 | Sports

Before their home opener Tuesday night, the Atlanta Braves paid tribute to baseball legend Hank Aaron on the field. Meanwhile, the organization set of...

Carly Ledbetter

Why Atlanta Is The Big American City You've Been Missing Out On

HuffingtonPost.com | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 04.07.2014 | Travel

When you think about Atlanta, the first thing that probably comes to mind is a flashback to those Bravo commercials you've seen with The Real Housewiv...

A Salute to Baseball's First 'Worst-to-First' Winners

Tim Wendel | Posted 04.01.2014 | Sports
Tim Wendel

The first week of the MLB season should always be a time to believe, no matter how long the odds. After all, that's what the Twins and Braves did in 1991.

Jon Ward

Jason Carter, Jimmy Carter's Grandson, Says He Is Not A 'National Democrat'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 03.04.2014 | Politics

Jason Carter, a 38-year-old Democratic state senator from Georgia, is running for governor of the Peach State this year against incumbent Gov. Nathan ...

LOOK: Former MLB Star Live-Tweeted That Forest Fire He Started

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports

ATLANTA (AP) — Former Atlanta Braves star Chipper Jones committed an error in retirement, starting a fire when he dumped some ashes in the woods nea...

Passing the Hot Potato on Indian Mascots

Lawrence Shulruff | Posted 02.16.2014 | Comedy
Lawrence Shulruff

Despite what many consider to be a racist, degrading, insulting and out-of-date mascot, the Washington Redskins football team refuses to change the team's name. No need to penalize the home team. I've come up with the perfect replacement.

The Real Reason The Atlanta Braves Are Moving

AP | RAY HENRY | Posted 01.25.2014 | Black Voices

ATLANTA (AP) — For the Braves, abandoning downtown Atlanta for the suburbs means moving closer to the team's fan base and developing money-making re...

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.

Tea Party Battles Business Over Atlanta Braves Stadium

AP | BILL BARROW | Posted 12.09.2013 | Politics

ATLANTA (AP) — A deal for hundreds of millions of dollars in public money to draw the Atlanta Braves north of their downtown home is pitting conserv...

Report: Yankees Making Big Free Agent Splash

AP | BEN WALKER | Posted 11.24.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — Free-agent catcher Brian McCann and the New York Yankees are about to complete a five-year deal worth around $85 million, a person f...

Atlanta Burns With Anger: The Braves PR Disaster

Mark Pettit | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Mark Pettit

The news hit the city's ego like a bean ball to the noggin' -- and didn't even come with a brush back warning pitch.

Atlanta Braves Reap Black Friday Sale

Anthony Figliola | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Anthony Figliola

Leasing a new car and getting the latest smartphone may make sense for some consumers, but what about when it comes to a baseball stadium?

Atlanta Sports: A Moveable Feast

Eli Kirshtein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Eli Kirshtein

What's a far harder pill for me to swallow is the lasting effects on the neighborhood where Turner Field lives. Fulton County Stadium was there and when it was torn down, there was a lasting promise of the new stadium to breathe life into the surrounding area. With The Braves leaving, we leave that community out in the cold.

Turner Field Demolition Set For 2017 After Braves Move To Cobb County, Says Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed

AP | CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY | Posted 11.12.2013 | Sports

ATLANTA (AP) — When Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed found out a neighboring community had made a generous offer to help finance a new Braves stadium, he ba...

Atlanta's Turner Field Is Dying -- And American Sanity Is Dying With It

Will Bunch | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Will Bunch

The news that the Braves plan to abandon it is simply stunning. What happened? The Braves say they want to be closer to their real fan base in the affluent northern suburbs, and hey, that's capitalism, I guess. Except here's the thing: It's not.

More Memorable MLB Playoff Comebacks

AP | NOAH TRISTER | Posted 10.14.2013 | Sports

DETROIT -- DETROIT (AP) — David Ortiz's grand slam in the eighth inning helped Boston to a remarkable comeback win Sunday night in the AL championsh...

Daddy, What's a Redskin?

Rob Hiaasen | Posted 12.09.2013 | Comedy
Rob Hiaasen

"I don't understand. All those football players are called Redskins, and people love to watch them play and buy T-shirts with their names on them."

Braves Doomed By Dodgers' Failure

AP | BETH HARRIS | Posted 10.08.2013 | Sports

LOS ANGELES -- LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Juan Uribe was unable to get a bunt down, it was the best thing that happened to the Los Angeles Dodgers. Ur...

WATCH: Late Homer Seals Series For Dodgers

AP | By BETH HARRIS | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports

LOS ANGELES (AP) — As the celebration raged around them, Sandy Koufax sought out Clayton Kershaw in the hazy mist of the clubhouse for a hug. ...

Dodgers Crush Braves

AP | BETH HARRIS | Posted 12.06.2013 | Sports

LOS ANGELES — LOS ANGELES (AP) — The big-name bats for the Los Angeles Dodgers did more than enough to overcome some tentative rookie pitching...

GIF: Dodgers Speedster Shocked After Call

Posted 10.05.2013 | Sports

This disputed call at second base was so close that instant replay might not have helped clarify matters after umpire Bill Miller called Dodgers pinch...

Braves Hang On To Tie Series

AP | PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 12.04.2013 | Sports

ATLANTA — ATLANTA (AP) — Give Clayton Kershaw a 5-0 lead by the fourth inning, and there's not much chance he'll mess things up. The Los Ange...

Kershaw K's 12 In NLDS Game 1

AP | CHARLES ODUM | Posted 10.04.2013 | Sports

ATLANTA -- ATLANTA (AP) — Clayton Kershaw finally has his first postseason win. He made sure it was one to remember....