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The Atlanta Braves’ Hank Aaron was one of the best baseball players of all time. Delta Air Lines and the Atlanta Braves teamed up to host Hank Aaron Week in honor of the home run hitter. On Friday, June 22, 2018, the Atlanta Braves hosted the Hank Aaron Champion for Justice Award presentation which honors individuals who have overcome…

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Former Atlanta Braves outfielder Otis Nixon has been reported missing by the Woodstock Police Department, which is a suburb of Atlanta. Nixon, now 58, was last seen leaving his home to play golf at 10 a.m. on April 8. He was driving a gray 2011 Range Rover. Over the course of his 17-year MLB career,…

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It’s official. The Atlanta Braves’ controversial new home in Cobb County, Georgia, the fourth-most populous county in the state, has announced the name of it’s new home: SunTrust Park. The announcement was made on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014 during the official groundbreaking ceremony. SunTrust Banks, Inc., headquartered in Atlanta, is one of the nation’s largest banking…

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Celebrate your independence from the tyranny of driving this holiday weekend by taking MARTA to such time-honored festivities as the Peachtree Road Race, the Atlanta Braves game and fireworks displays at Lenox Square and Centennial Olympic Park. From 4:45 a.m. on Friday, July 4, to 1 a.m. on Saturday, July 5, MARTA will operate special…

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The recent news concerning the Atlanta Braves’ plans to leave Turner Field and move to Cobb County has created quite the stir among Atlanta and Cobb County residents alike! After all, this local icon has been a pillar of pride for the downtown Atlanta area for almost two decades. Since they are “planning” to leave…

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The Atlanta Braves are leaving the city of Atlanta. According to reports by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the Atlanta Braves will build a new stadium in the suburban community, Cobb County. The move appears to be a slap in the face to Atlanta residents and many in the black community. Turner Field, the Braves current home,…

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Many of the city’s leading black and Latino business people came together in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month with the Black and Latino Council hosting a pregame supplier diversity recognition event that honored supplier diversity leaders Sabrina Jenkins of the Atlanta Braves and Rosemary Jones of Turner Broadcasting. While the event mixed business and baseball,…

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From the Atlanta Hawks taking on the Indiana Pacers to the Braves against number one rivals Washington Nationals, Atlanta will have sports fans on edge all weekend long. This weekend there’s the Mayweather versus Guerrero fight and Cinco de Mayo. If sports isn’t your thing, cultural events such as the Jazz Giants exhibit at the Auburn…

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Outfielder Andruw Jones is selling his mansion in Duluth, Ga. This comes just a few months after police were called to the home of the former Atlanta Braves player because he allegedly attackedhis wife.  Nicole Jones, wife of the 35-year-old veteran, filed for divorce a week after the incident. He  has listed his massive, 25,021-square-foot estate for just…

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Another day, another professional athlete’s marriage implodes. The wife of former Major League Baseball superstar Andruw Jones filed for divorce following his Christmas Day arrest for assaulting her. According to the arrest records obtained by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Jones, 35, was arrested in Atlanta early Christmas morning and charged with domestic battery. Nicole Derick-Jones phoned authorities after…

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As the National Basketball Association fires up one of the most exciting and highly anticipated playoffs of the modern era, they are boasting record highs in attendance, TV viewership and significant increases in sales and online views. Conversely, Major League Baseball is mired in embarrassment with record low attendance at some of its premiere franchise…

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