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S2, Ep. 17: Taylor Rooks, Sportsnet New York Anchor/Host of Timeout With Taylor Rooks

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One of my favorite things about Taylor Rooks (besides the obvious talent for what she does) was the sheer joy and enthusiasm she brings to it. She also has the courage in the media to speak out on things that matter. And that is something I always appreciate. (more…)

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Super Bowl 51: The New England Patriots Won, And The Atlanta Falcons Only Have Themselves To Blame

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Matt Ryan played at an MVP level in Super Bowl LI, but the Falcons came up short to the New England Patriots in Overtime. (Getty Images)

They had it.

I keep repeating that phrase over and over again as I go over the many ways the Atlanta Falcons cost themselves their first Super Bowl Championship in franchise history. (more…)

MLB 2015: Making Sense Of Craig Kimbrel Trade

Craig Kimbrel, 26, leaves Atlanta as the Braves all-time leader in saves (186)

Craig Kimbrel, 26, leaves Atlanta as the Braves all-time leader in saves (186) (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images North America)

Before I even had the opportunity to hide an Easter egg the Braves pulled off a stunner of a trade. Craig Kimbrel, the undisputed best closer in Major League Baseball, is now a San Diego Padre. (more…)

Atlanta Braves Change Course, Now What?

Jason Heyward produced a 6.4 Wins Above Replacement (WAR) in 2014 and won his second consecutive Rawlings Gold Glove in Right Field (Photo Credit: Atlanta Braves Official Facebook Page)

Jason Heyward produced a 6.4 Wins Above Replacement (WAR) in 2014 and won his second consecutive Rawlings Gold Glove in Right Field (Photo Credit: Atlanta Braves Official Facebook Page)

Wanna know how my day started? Here, I’ll show you: (more…)

Major League Baseball 2014: Why November 22nd, 2013 Was The Real Beginning Of The End For Frank Wren

John Hart, John Schuerholz (middle), and Bobby Cox (left) will look to get the Braves back on the right track after announcing the dismissal of former general manager Frank Wren

John Hart, John Schuerholz (middle), and Bobby Cox (left) will look to get the Braves back on the right track after announcing the dismissal of former general manager Frank Wren

Seven years. Two Wild Cards. One National League East championship.

Since 2009 the Atlanta Braves have averaged 92 wins per season. Only the New York Yankees have won more regular season games than the Braves during the same time. (more…)

Major League Baseball 2014: Medlen, Beachy Injuries Not Enough To Write Off Atlanta Braves

Kris Medlen (15-12, 3.11 ERA in 2013) could be facing his second Tommy John Surgery in four years

Kris Medlen (15-12, 3.11 ERA in 2013) could be facing his second Tommy John Surgery in four years

Pack it up, folks. The 2014 Atlanta Braves are finished, done, nothing to see here.

That is, of course, if you believe (more…)

Major League Baseball 2014: 5 Early Spring Training Storylines To Keep An Eye On

Is Nick Swisher ready to lead the Indians to a Playoff encore in 2014?

Is Nick Swisher ready to lead the Indians to a Playoff encore in 2014?

To say this is my favorite time would be an understatement.

I’m not talking about the approaching March Madness or the incessant NFL draft conversation (although I’ll be weighing in on that later this Spring), I’m talking about the most glorious words any snow-covered East coast dweller can hear: (more…)

Fantasy Football 2013: Calvin Johnson, Julio Jones Replacement Options

Replace the irreplaceable? Calvin Johnson can't be replaced, but try we shall.

Replace the irreplaceable? Calvin Johnson can’t be replaced, but try we shall.

So the title is misleading right? Options for replacing Calvin Johnson and Julio Jones don’t exist. Promise. Don’t believe it? Look at the stat leaders through week five. (more…)

Major League Baseball 2013: Happenings From Opening Week In The Bigs

Justin Upton is batting .423, with six home runs and an OPS of 1.641 for the Braves

Justin Upton is batting .423, with six home runs and an OPS of 1.641 for the Braves

I know it has only been a week, but how exciting is it to have baseball back? So many things happened opening week it will be hard to put it in one list. Lets give it a try, eh? (the “eh” is for all my Blue Jay fans out there) (more…)

Locker Talk Episode Seven! (10/26/2012)

Ray Allen in South Beach (Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Adam Cubbage and Baden Bagley discussed the top-5 NBA rivalries of the upcoming season. Join the conversation! (773) 897-6129