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ATLANTA HAWKS CONTINUE NBA PLAYOFF RUN

In an NBA playoff update, the Atlanta Hawks will host the Philadelphia 76ers tonight in Game Four of their Eastern Conference semifinal series. The tip off is slated for 7:30 pm at the State Farm Arena. The top-seeded 76ers currently lead the best of seven series 2-1.read more »

ROME BRAVES FALL AT HOME TO ASHEVILLE TOURISTS

In a minor league update, the Rome Braves fell to the Asheville Tourists 6-5 on Thursday night in game three of a six-game set at State Mutual Stadium, which cut Rome’s lead in the series to 2-1. Those two teams will meet again tonight at 7 pm.read more »

ATLANTA HAWKS CONTINUE PLAYOFF RUN

The Atlanta Hawks will host the Philadelphia 76ers tonight in game three of their Eastern Conference semifinal series. Tip off is scheduled for 7:30 pm at State Farm Arena. The series is currently tied at 1-1.read more »

USATF NATIONAL YOUTH OUTDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS TO TAKE PLACE IN ROME ON JUNE 23-26

(Media release from the Georgia’s Rome Office of Tourism): The Georgia’s Rome Office of Tourism and Rome Sports would like to announce the 2021 USATF National Youth Outdoor Championships will be held in Rome June 23-26. The event will take place at Historic Barron Stadium and the throw center on Riverside Parkway. This national event…read more »

ROME BRAVES TAKE TWIN BILL FROM ASHEVILLE TOURISTS

In a minor league update, the Rome Braves swept a double header versus the Asheville Tourists over at State Mutual Stadium on Wednesday night. They nabbed an 8-4 win in the opener, which had been delayed by rain on Tuesday evening, and emerged victorious in the nightcap by a final score of 5-3. The third…read more »

ATLANTA BRAVES OPEN SERIES WITH WIN OVER PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES

The Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 9-5 on Tuesday night in the opener of a three-game set at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia; that was the third straight win for the Braves, who are now back at .500. Ronald Acuna Jr, William Contreras, and Austin Riley all hit solo home runs. Riley’s homer tied…read more »

ROME BRAVES GAME HALTED DUE TO RAIN

The Rome Braves’ series opener versus the Asheville Tourists was rained out on Tuesday night. The game was halted in the third inning and will be made up as part of a double header today at 5 pm at State Mutual Stadium; the first game will be a full nine innings and will be followed…read more »