This Year’s MLB Championship Series’: A Tale of New and Old

One of my favorite times of the year in sports is finally upon us: the Major League Baseball Playoffs, and more specifically the Championship Series between the top two teams left standing in each league. The American League Series featuring relative newcomers to baseball’s biggest stage in the Kansas City Royals and Toronto Blue Jays […]

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Bigger than the Game

After recently investing alot of time watching the MLB post season I’ve realized what an amazing sport I have been missing out on. Growing up I played baseball like your average american kid, but what I didn’t see over the veil of the homerun kings and webgems was the chess match that really goes between […]

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Atlanta Braves Offseason Moves: What to do with McCann and Hudson?

Although the Atlanta Braves finished the 2013 season 96-66, which put them in first place in the National League East, they suffered a heartbreaking lose to the Lost Angeles Dodgers in the Division Series. This is certainly not the first time that the Braves have fallen out of the playoff run early in October. They […]

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Former UGA Pitcher Making a Quick Start to a Long Journey

Alex Wood Profile r Former Bulldog, Alex Wood, found out what it feels like to make it to the show in just a very short amount of time. The twenty-two year old Charlotte, North Carolina native was the second round pick by the Atlanta Braves in the 2012 Major League Baseball Draft. Ever since the […]

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The EVOlution of Athletic Gear

If we take a look back in sports history, we see so many different apparatuses that athletes have used, and we’ve also seen how they have improved. The primary reasons for these technological advancements stem from an effort to create a safer experience for the athletes and also to improve their performance. Nike, Adidas, Reebok, […]

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Are Sports Getting More Dangerous?

By David Rajecki It is pretty obvious that sports and athletic activity can cause injuries, but what is the accepted amount of danger or number of injuries per season? Who decides when rules should be changed because a sport has become “unsafe?” Moreover, what role does the media play in affecting how and when organizations […]

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How Chipper is Retirement?

By Rachel Nevil When former Braves third baseman and legend Chipper Jones dropped by spring training (video), one would think he would be itching to throw back on the uniform and play some. Jones is positive about the whole retiring experience and isn’t regretting his choice. Jones has been keeping busy starting up business ventures, […]

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Performance-enhancing drugs, worth the risk?

By Liz Justmann Performance-enhancing Drugs Can Enhance Performance. Side effects may include: Ruined Career. Why do we care so much about PED’s? It seems unfortunate that the careers of athletes who have dedicated their lives to being the best at something are now tainted by a lapse of judgment in the use of performance-enhancing drugs. […]

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PEDs and Cognitive Dissonance

By Scott Cogar Is anyone else tired of this story? If you had a pulse and a television, it was hard to ignore the Lance Armstrong news from the past week. If somehow you just woke up from a coma, the news is that the 7 time Tour De France Champion and the face of […]

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Let’s Look at Logos

After reading the article in Sports Business Journal about the new Miami Marlins logo, it was obvious that my blog post had to be investigating the rest of the baseball logos. We’re going to discuss best and worst of the National League team logos. The Top Three: The Atlanta Braves:         Admittedly, […]

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