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Chopcast: Combined no-hitter underscores Braves' offensive struggles

Back in May, the Philadelphia Phillies were on the wrong side of a no-hitter, watching Dodgers veteran Josh Becket cruise through their lineup en route to a 6-0 win. The Phils returned the favor on Labor Day -- only they took it out on the Braves in a combined no-hitter between four different pitchers, spearheaded by starter Cole Hamels. Given the looks of MLB's team rankings...
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Braves to break ground on new ballpark Sept. 16

The Braves announced Tuesday they will break ground on their new ballpark on Sept. 16 at 11 a.m., putting the project on schedule for Opening Day 207. "This new ballpark will be a world-class venue that will give Braves Country the ultimate fan experience, both inside the park and out," said Terry McGuirk, chairman and CEO of the Braves, in a statement. "We look forward...
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Fnatasy Fox: Top 100 playmakers for 2014 season, Vol. IV

Here's our 4.0 version of the Top 100 Fantasy Playmakers For 2014 -- a countdown that excludes kickers and defense/special teams ... for the simple reason that no kicker or defense should be a consideration in the first nine rounds of a 12-team, standard-scoring draft. 1-25 1. RB LeSean McCoy, Eagles 2. RB Jamaal Charles, Chiefs 3. RB Adrian Peterson, Vikings 4. RB Matt Forte...
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Three Cuts: Braves no-hit by Hamels, three Phillies relievers

ATLANTA -- The Braves found themselves on the wrong end of history. Cole Hamels threw the first six innings, then relievers Jake Diekman, Ken Giles and Jonathan Papelbon did the rest, as the Phillies had a combined no-hitter in dropping the Braves 7-0 Monday at Turner Field. It was the sixth time the Braves have been no-hit and the first since Ubaldo Jimenez had one for the Rockies...
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NFL Stock Report: Martin ready to muscle for mega yards

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Hamels, three Phillies relievers combine to no-hit Braves

ATLANTA -- The Phillies have 11 previous no-hitters in franchise history, but they've never had one quite like this. Cole Hamels threw the first six innings, then relievers Jake Diekman, Ken Giles and Jonathan Papelbon did the rest as Philadelphia had its first combined no-hitter in dropping the Braves 7-0 Monday at Turner Field. It was the Phillies' first no-no since Roy...
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Braves call up five, including Bethancourt

ATLANTA -- With the calendar flipping from August to September comes the ability for teams to expand their rosters from 25 up to 40 (if they wish), and the Braves added a number of familiar faces Monday. Outfielders Jose Constanza and Joey Terdoslavich, right-handed reliever Juan Jaime and lefty Chasen Shreve were added from Triple-A Gwinnett, with prized catching prospect Christian...
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Fantasy Fox: Lessons learned from 7 drafts in 11 days

Here are eight random observations, or themes that consistently held true throughout my recent run of seven fantasy drats in 11 days (with two more coming on Tuesday night). The following bits cover standard-scoring and PPR drafts: 1. LeSean McCoy was either the 1st or 2nd overall pick in all but one of the seven drafts; and the lone exception involved a first-time fantasy drafter...
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Fantasy Fox: Two-start pitchers for Fantasy Week 23

The following 38 pitchers are slated for two starts during Week No. 23 of the fantasy baseball season (Sept. 1-7): Top 10 Picks Adam Wainwright, Cardinals (vs. Pirates, @ Brewers) Julio Teheran, Braves (vs. Phillies, @ Marlins) Corey Kluber, Indians (vs. Tigers, vs. White Sox) Zack Wheeler, Mets (@ Marlins, @ Reds) Cole Hamels, Phillies (@ Braves, @ Nationals) David Price, Tigers...
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Four Downs: Balance key in Vols' home rout of Utah State

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Fans of SEC Nation were treated to a slew of thrilling, back-and-forth games on college football's opening weekend -- including LSU's comeback win over Wisconsin (rallying from a 24-7 deficit) and Georgia's showcase victory over Clemson (with Todd Gurley pulling an 'Al Bundy' and scoring four touchdowns in a single outing). But that's not...
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Three Cuts: Wood's gem paces Braves series win over Marlins

ATLANTA -- There is only a small handful of major league pitchers performing better than Braves left-hander Alex Wood at the moment, and after arguably the best start of his young career that list got even shorter. Wood's eight innings of dominance spearheaded the Braves' 1-0 shutout win against their NL East rival Miami Marlins on Sunday evening to avoid a series loss for...
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Gurley dazzles as No. 12 Georgia rushes past No. 16 Clemson

ATHENS -- There was a noticeable uniform absent from the Georgia Bulldogs' traditional leap into the hedges and student section following the school's rout of rival Clemson in its season opener: GURLEY II, No. 3. The Bulldogs' junior was a little busy. He had a busy night. After setting school records and running roughshod over a defense that featured one of the most...
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Three Cuts: Braves bats silenced by Marlins

ATLANTA -- As up-and-down as the Braves' offense has been this season, they have rarely been shut out. With a 4-0 loss to the Marlins on Saturday, Atlanta was held scoreless for the first time since August 23rd and for just the ninth time all season. Five of those shutouts came in the first month of the season. Trouble with the cutter Neither team took batting practice because...
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Four Downs: No. 6 Auburn drops Arkansas, but is QB dilemma brewing?

AUBURN, Ala. -- Before kickoff, a clock counted down on the Jordan-Hare Stadium big screen, getting all the way to one second before it stopped, the Auburn faithful erupting as Chris Davis' now iconic touchdown return on a missed field goal against Alabama played. In the Tigers' first home game since that Iron Bowl, another return figured prominently, as Jermaine Whitehead...
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Four Downs: Alabama's first win was tougher than expected

ATLANTA -- There weren't many people outside the state of West Virginia that expected Saturday's Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game to be anything more than a romp by the Alabama Crimson Tide. West Virginia head coach Dana Holgorsen said his team approached its meeting with the No. 2 team in the country with nothing but confidence and an expectation to win. Alabama head coach Nick...
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Thomas, Laskey help Georgia Tech double-up on Wofford

ATLANTA -- Justin Thomas had 353 yards of total offense and DeAndre Smelter caught two third-quarter touchdown passes in Georgia Tech's 38-19 victory over Wofford in both teams' season openers on Saturday. Making his first career start, Thomas went 11 of 15 for 282 yards and completed his last eight passes for 250 yards to help the Yellow Jackets hold off the pesky FCS Terriers...
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Auburn holds moment of silence for Lutzenkirchen

AUBURN, Ala. -- Philip Lutzenkirchen's impact continues to be felt at Auburn. The No. 6 Tigers held a moment of silence before Saturday's season opener against Arkansas at Jordan-Hare Stadium to honor the tight end. Lutzenkirchen, 23, was killed in a car accident on June 29 in LaGrange, Ga. Coach Gus Malzahn, who said earlier in the week that he would wear a special bracelet...
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Three Cuts: More heroics from Upton as Braves down Marlins

ATLANTA -- When starting pitcher Ervin Santana walked the bases loaded in the first inning, things didn't seem like they were going to go well for the Atlanta Braves. But Santana got out of that opening frame unscathed, and calmed down to hurl a good six innings of one-run baseball. The game was won in the later innings, however, long after Santana had exited. Justin Upton led...
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Caray: Is Minor back? Discussing his hot streak, Braves' series with Marlins

FOXSportsSouth.com checks in with play-by-play announcer Chip Caray to discuss the latest surrounding the Braves. FOXSPORTSSOUTH.COM: Mike Minor has had an odd season. He had the offseason shoulder procedure, missed the first month of the season and then proceeded to follow strong starts with bad ones. After Thursday's win over the Mets he has a 2.22 ERA in his last four starts...
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College Football Hall of Fame must-see marriage of technology, game's past

ATLANTA -- If the Baseball Hall of Fame is the stoic establishment of such sports memorials, college football has answered with its modern, bouncing new baby cousin. After decades in South Bend, Ind., the newly opened 94,000-square-foot College Football Hall of Fame in downtown Atlanta -- complete with a football-shaped entry way -- whose $68.5 million price tag was largely funded...
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Four Downs: No. 18 Ole Miss overcomes sloppy start, pulls past Boise State

ATLANTA -- With 458 yards of offense and a 22-point opening-week win, No. 18 Ole Miss met the hype, at least in terms of the raw figures. The reality wasn't quite as impressive, as the Rebels struggled with Boise State, needing to shake off a mistake-filled first half in a 35-13 victory Thursday that brought with it elements both impressive (that defense) and alarming (Bo Wallace...
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Three Cuts: Minor, Braves wrap up road trip with win over Mets

The Atlanta Braves wrapped up their 10-game road trip with a 6-4 record after taking down the New York Mets 6-1 on Thursday night. Behind yet another fantastic outing from resurgent left-hander Mike Minor, the Braves avoided a series loss for the fifth straight time and keep themselves near the forefront of the wildcard hunt. Here are three observations from the game: 1. Mike Minor...
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Hill-led Aggies hang 52 on No. 9 Gamecocks in SEC opener

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- So, how do you prefer your prolific scoring in the new-fangled SEC -- methodically prodigious or deriving from a constant array of go-for-broke passes ... when seemingly all hope is lost? Whatever the answer, SEC fans were treated to one of the most explosive conference openers in recent memory on Thursday, with No. 21 Texas A&M delivering a stunning 52-28...
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Four Downs: Falcons beat Jaguars, end preseason on high note

The Atlanta Falcons moved to 2-2 this preseason as they outlasted the Jacksonville Jaguars 24-14 on Thursday. Here are four observations from Atlanta's win: 1. ANTONE SMITH HAS SHOWN ENOUGH TO WARRANT LOTS OF TOUCHES IN 2014 It's not all that often that a fifth-year veteran enters training camp with the hype and upside potential of a high-round draft pick. Especially when...
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Ole Miss' Bryant draws season's first ejection

We have our first ejection of the season as Ole Miss' Serderius Bryant was flagged for targeting. The linebacker hit Boise State quarterback Grant Hendrick after he connected with Matt Miller for a 22-yard gain during the first quarter of Thursday's Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game in the Georgia Dome, drawing a personal foul and an automatic ejection. For Bryant, a senior, his final...
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