Clippers still have next season: Five takeaways from Game 7 loss to Nuggets

The Buffalo Braves reached three consecutive conference semifinals from 1974-76, but never advanced. Two moves, a new name and 30 years later, the franchise known as the Clippers finally had a chance to take the next step in 2006. Instead, they lost in seven games to Phoenix. Then “Lob City” arrived, but the conference-final breakthrough […]

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Braves score franchise-record 29 runs in win against Marlins

Atlanta Braves’ Adam Duvall (23) hits a home run in the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020, in Atlanta.    | Brynn Anderson/AP On Sept. 2, 1957, Hank Aaron and the Milwaukee Braves, the eventual World Series champions, hammered the Cubs 23-10 ATLANTA — Adam Duvall drove […]

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Former Dodgers sensation Yasiel Puig agrees to deal with Braves

Free agent outfielder Yasiel Puig and the Atlanta Braves have agreed to a one-year deal, a person with knowledge of the deal said Tuesday. The person spoke to the Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the agreement is not official until Puig passes a physical. The agreement helps the Braves address a depth problem […]

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Braves OF Nick Markakis latest player to opt out of season 

The Braves’ Markakis said Monday he was uneasy about playing the season without fans and then was swayed by his telephone conversation with teammate Freddie Freeman, who has tested positive for COVID-19 and has fever and other symptoms. | Todd Kirkland/Getty Images The 36-year-old Markakis said Monday he was uneasy about playing the season without […]

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Braves star Freddie Freeman, 3 others test positive for coronavirus

Four-time All-Star Freddie Freeman is one of four Braves players who have tested positive for the coronavirus. | Joe Robbins/Getty Images “It will be a while before we can get him back,” manager Brian Snitker said Saturday about Freddie Freeman. ATLANTA — Atlanta Braves four-time All-Star Freddie Freeman, premier reliever Will Smith and two teammates […]

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Liberty Media CEO Greg Maffei’s pay rocketed to $44 million in 2019

John Malone’s Liberty Media, which owns SiriusXM, the Atlanta Braves and the Formula One racing circuit, said Chief Executive Greg Maffei scored $44 million in compensation in 2019. Maffei’s pay jumped a whopping 118 percent last year compared with his 2018 pay of $20.2 million, according to an SEC filing Tuesday. The robust jump in […]

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Chipper Jones calls first post-9/11 game in NYC the ‘greatest’ game in his career | SC with SVP

Former Atlanta Braves great Chipper Jones joins Scott Van Pelt on SportsCenter to discuss playing against the New York Mets in the first game in New York City after 9/11. Chipper describes in detail what made the game so much different than any other he played in during his career, calling it by far the […]

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Cheating Astros now getting mocked with 90s pop music

It’s going to be a long season for the Houston Astros. Playing the Braves in the first of two spring training games Tuesday, the Astros were welcomed to CoolToday Park with the Ace of Base early 90s hit “The Sign.” A video of the trolling moment was posted to the popular Twitter account “2020 Astros […]

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Spring training roundup: Mets beat Astros; Verlander exits

© Reuters. MLB: Spring Training-Atlanta Braves at New York Yankees Robinson Cano and Pete Alonso stroked back-to-back run-scoring doubles in the fifth inning to help the New York Mets beat the visiting Houston Astros 3-1 on Sunday in a game at Port St. Lucie, Fla., in which Astros right-hander Justin Verlander left after two innings […]

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Yankees’ Miguel Andujar outfield experiment succeeding so far

VENICE, Fla. — Miguel Andujar played left field Friday against the Braves and will repeat that exercise on Saturday when the Yankees face the Red Sox in a split-squad game. In what was his second game in left, Andujar handled two chances flawlessly despite batting a high sky and wind Friday. According to Aaron Boone, […]

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Nick Markakis’ Astros rant: ‘We don’t stand behind them’ and will never support them | SportsCenter

Atlanta Braves outfielder Nick Markakis speaks out on the Houston Astros’ 2017 sign-stealing scandal. #SportsCenter #MLB ✔ Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔ Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔ Subscribe to ESPN FC on YouTube: http://bit.ly/SUBSCRIBEtoESPNFC ✔ Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on YouTube: http://bit.ly/SUBSCRIBEtoNBAonESPN ✔ Watch ESPN on […]

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Spring training roundup: Felix impresses in Atlanta debut

Felix Hernandez tossed two scoreless innings in his first outing with Atlanta, and the Braves cruised to a 5-0 win over the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday afternoon at North Port, Fla. Chris Rusin and Tucker Davidson also tossed two scoreless innings apiece for the Braves. Red Sox 4, Rays 3 Nine pitchers combined for one […]

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