Category Archives: Local Sports

TUNE INTO WLAQ FOR BRAVES EXTRA INNINGS THIS WEEKEND!

Atlanta Braves baseball will return to the airwaves of WLAQ 1410 AM and 96.9 FM this weekend with the debut of Braves Extra Innings, an offering of the Braves Radio Network while the opening of Major League Baseball’s ’20 regular season is on hold due to the coronavirus. The broadcasts will feature games from the…read more »

CORONAVIRUS IS IMPACTING SPORTS NATIONALLY, AS WELL AS LOCALLY

Concerns over the coronavirus outbreak have absolutely rocked the world of sports during the past few days. It has led to the abrupt conclusion of Spring Training and the delayed opening of MLB’s Opening Day. Both the NHL and the NBA have suspended their seasons, as has Major League Soccer. College basketball has been paused.…read more »

BRAVES BEAT TWINS IN SPRING TRAINING ACTION

The Atlanta Braves beat the Minnesota Twins 3-2 in a Spring Training match at Fort Myers, FL on Wednesday afternoon. Peter O’Brien got the Braves on the board with a two-run homer in the fourth inning. The outing provided an opportunity for Atlanta’s players to reconnect with Josh Donaldson, a current Twin that served as…read more »

HAWKS TO HOST KNICKS AT STATE FARM ARENA

The Atlanta Hawks will continue their current three-game homestand with an outing versus the New York Knicks tonight. Tip off is scheduled for 7:30 pm at State Farm Arena. The game will be televised on Fox Sports Southeast. The Hawks improved to 20-46 with a double-overtime win over the Charlotte Hornets to open this homestand…read more »

SPRING TRAINING UPDATE: ATLANTA BRAVES SPLIT A PAIR OF SPLIT SQUAD GAMES

In a Spring Training update, the Atlanta Braves played a couple of split squad games on Tuesday. One group blanked the Houston Astros 3-0 at CoolToday Park in North Port, FL, while the other was defeated by the Baltimore Orioles 6-3 in Sarasota. The Braves will face the Minnesota Twins in Fort Myers this afternoon…read more »

HAWKS NOTCH DOUBLE OVERTIME VICTORY OVER HORNETS

The Atlanta Hawks emerged victorious over the Charlotte Hornets 143-138 in double overtime on Monday night at State Farm Arena. It allowed the Hawks to snap a three-game losing skid and take a 2-0 lead in their four-game season series against Charlotte. Trae Young notched a team-high 31 points and 16 assists for the Hawks.…read more »