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  1. Jonah Keri Podcast: Jon Sciambi and Matt Mira Talk Red Sox and Ma...

    Grantland Network

    We've got a redhead and #HotRedSoxTakes on this edition of the Jonah Keri Podcast. First, ginger-domed friend of the show, ESPN play-by-play man, and Baseball Tonight host Jon "Boog" Sciambi drops by to discuss the breaking news on Matt Harvey and hi...

    Blog | August 28, 2013
  2. Get Lucky and Dont Screw Up: The Secret to the Atlanta Braves S...

    Michael Baumann

    The Atlanta Braves are suddenly on an 11-game win streak, 13.5 games up on their nearest division rival. How in the world did that happen? In a way, the 2013 Braves are an extension of their 15-year run of National League dominance, an achiev...

    Blog | August 06, 2013
  3. Chipper's Last Stand

    Max Blau

    Just looking at his numbers, Chipper Jones had a forgettable final regular-season homestand. Actually, his performance was abysmal, going 1-for-10 for the weekend, with a lone single lucky enough to break through the infield during Sunday's win again...

    Blog | October 01, 2012
  4. The Chipper Effect

    Max Blau

    Braves fans apparently missed the memo that last night's Atlanta-Nationals matchup was ESPN's game of the week. Turner Field was a little more than half full, with just over 29,000 in attendance. That's even counting the canines that came with their ...

    Blog | September 17, 2012
  5. Chipper Jones Bobblehead Night 2012 Avenges Chipper Jones Bobbleh...

    Rembert Browne

    As a way to get people excited for the 2011 season, the Atlanta Braves announced the return of Bobblehead Nights. There were three slated for the year — one for young gun Jason Heyward; one for newly acquired, yet-to-play Dan Uggla; and one for...

    Blog | August 17, 2012
  6. About Last Weekend: Usain-ity, 2.0

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports over the weekend. Usain Bolt won his second straight gold medal in the men's 100-meter dash, pulling away from the field and finishing in 9.63 seconds, an Olympic rec...

    Blog | August 06, 2012
  7. An All-Star-Worthy Countdown

    Jonah Keri

    It was an 8-0 blowout that was decided by the fourth. Both sides breezed through 1-2-3 inning after 1-2-3 inning thereafter — great if you're a student of pitching, not so much if you're looking for fireworks. And the game ended with a retired ...

    Blog | July 11, 2012
  8. Chipper's Brave Look at Baseball Mortality

    Jonah Keri

    Chipper Jones sits at his locker, shoulders slumped, deep creases under his eyes, looking up wistfully. He's wearing a Braves T-shirt, compression shorts, knee socks, and slip-ons. At that moment, he doesn't look like one of the greatest hitters who ...

    Blog | May 09, 2012
  9. About Last Weekend: Everything Coming Up Roses

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports over the weekend. A chestnut colt named I'll Have Another won the 138th Kentucky Derby on Saturday. Nobody was happier about the win than Rex Ryan, who celebrated de...

    Blog | May 07, 2012
  10. Game of the Night: Phillies vs. Braves

    Jonah Keri

    Jered Weaver hurled a no-hitter. Ian Desmond and Jason Giambi hit walk-off homers. A.J. Burnett set the record for quickest demolition of an entire fantasy team. Tim Welke made the single worst call in the history of organized sports. Pffft. Brav...

    Blog | May 03, 2012
  11. About Last Night: Just Another No-No

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday. Angels hurler Jered Weaver threw MLB's second no-hitter of the season, striking out nine and walking one in a 9-0 win over the Twins. "Why couldn't you...

    Blog | May 03, 2012
  12. You Could Go to WAR With Chipper

    Jonah Keri

    The great Rembert Browne has the goods on Chipper Jones announcing he'll retire at year's end, and what that means for someone who doesn't spend every waking hour reminding people that the Braves did not, in fact, win the NL East 14 years in a row. F...

    Blog | March 23, 2012
  13. About Last Night: Badgers Bow Out

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Thursday. The Wisconsin Badgers hit 14 of their 27 3-point attempts, but it wasn't enough to hold off the efficient Syracuse Orange, who advanced to the Elite Eig...

    Blog | March 23, 2012
  14. Celebrating Chipper

    Rembert Browne

    Earlier this afternoon, Larry Wayne "Chipper" Jones Jr. announced that the 2012 MLB season would be his last. From now until, hopefully, October (come on Braves, Win Just One More for the Chipper), his well-deserved farewell tour will consist of a...

    Blog | March 22, 2012
  15. Hit & Run: Maybe You'll Miss Torii Hunter After He's Gone

    Chris Ryan

    Here's your Wednesday baseball news long toss covering stories on and off the field. Is the 2012 season shaping up to be Torii Hunter's version of The Black Album? The Angel in the outfield (self high-five) is quasi-threatening to hang up his cle...

    Blog | September 07, 2011
  16. The Milwaukee Brewers are testing MLB's conventional wisdom about...

    Rany Jazayerli

    Can the Milwaukee Brewers play winning baseball without playing defense?

    Story | Conversation | July 08, 2011