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Atlanta Braves Trade Rumors: Buyers or Sellers?

The trade deadline is about teams adding value, whether short term or long term. Usually, the deals entail trading hot veterans with short contracts to teams on the cusp of postseason play. Sometimes the traded player is the much-needed spark in the rotation or lineup. In the Braves case, Matt Adams was acquired after Freddie Freeman broke his wrist. The hole that Freddie left disappeared once Adams checked into the four-hole. He has imitated Freeman’s 2017 stats. Matt Adams’ domination mimics the MVP year of Matt Kemp. Left fielder Kemp…

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Atlanta Hawks: 5 Options for Pick No. 60 in the 2017 Nba Draft

The 2017 NBA Draft will wrap up with the Atlanta Hawks making the 60th and final selection of the night, hoping an overlooked prospect becomes a valuable addition to their roster. The Atlanta Hawks are looking for the 2017 edition Mr. Irrelevant, the last pick of the draft, to make an impact on the team next season. Pick No. 60, usually is reserved for international prospects that organizations are hoping can make an impact sometime down the road, rarely pans out, but as Celtics All-Star point guard Isaiah Thomas has…

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Michael Vick Will Get His Wish to Retire with the Atlanta Falcons

Michael Vick was and now will always be an Atlanta Falcon. (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images) Two weeks after Michael Vick declared he wanted to retire as an Atlanta Falcon, the team has decided to grant his wish. On Friday, the Falcons announced it will honor the former quarterback, as well as, former wide receiver Roddy White, during an official retirement press conference and reception. “We consider all former Falcons to be Falcons for life, and part of our family,” team owner Arthur Blank said in a press statement. “Both men…

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The Atlanta BeltLine Has a Long Way to Go

Portions of the Atlanta BeltLine have now opened, but the $4.8 billion project still faces a long road ahead. In the introduction to his new book, City on the Verge: Atlanta and the Fight for America’s Urban Future, Mark Pendergrast writes that “Atlanta is on the brink of either tremendous birth or inexorable decline.” Having lived in Atlanta for several years, I’ve become familiar with the forces at work here that suggest the latter. The city’s structural challenges are immense. Atlanta leads the nation in both income inequality and sprawl.…

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