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Braves’ Markakis returns 3 weeks after opting out of season

Nick Markakis is returning to the Atlanta Braves three weeks after announcing he was opting out of the season due to concerns about the coronavirus pandemic.

GHSA Board of Trustees votes to push back football season 2 weeks

The Georgia High School Association Board of Trustees voted unanimously Monday to push back the start of football season two weeks.

Coach Kevin Kerr back with Macon Mayhem

Coach Kevin Kerr is back with the Macon Mayhem.

Braves say they won’t change name but studying chop chant

The Atlanta Braves say they are not changing their team name.

FVSU head football coach Maurice Flowers talks suspended season

The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference suspended all 2020 fall sporting and championship events Thursday because of coronavirus concerns.

Jimmie Johnson 1st NASCAR driver to test positive for virus

NASCAR star Jimmie Johnson has tested positive for the coronavirus.

Macon Mayhem announces new ownership group

The Macon Mayhem hockey team announced a new ownership group Monday.

MLB plans 60-game slate, shortest since 1878, as union balks

Major League Baseball plans to unilaterally issue a 60-game schedule for its shortest season since 1878 after the players’ association rejected a negotiated deal of the same length, putting the sport on track for a combative return to the field amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Blaney wins at Talladega after NASCAR unites behind Wallace

Ryan Blaney held onto the lead after a restart with two laps to go, earning his second straight win at Talladega Superspeedway on a day that began with NASCAR drivers throwing their support behind Bubba Wallace.

Southeastern Conference pushing Mississippi to change flag

The Southeastern Conference is considering barring league championship events in Mississippi until the state changes its Confederate-based flag.

Police: Ex-NFL player charged with raping UGA student

Authorities say a former NFL player and University of Georgia football standout has been arrested and charged with raping a student.

NASCAR bans Confederate flag from its races and properties

NASCAR has banned the Confederate flag from all events and properties.
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