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The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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Past articles by Tim:

Braves to break Truist Park attendance record with month left in season

The Braves will break Truist Park’s single-season attendance record with a month to spare. → Read More

How the CFP chose Atlanta for another championship game

CFP executive director Bill Hancock: “Every event I’ve done in Atlanta has been a home run .... we are delighted to be coming back to Atlanta.” → Read More

College Football Playoff title game returning to Atlanta

The College Football Playoff national championship game will return to Mercedes-Benz Stadium in January 2025, several people familiar with the matter told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. → Read More

Braves’ minor-league teams, including Gwinnett, are being sold – again

Endeavor Group Holdings, which bought the Braves affiliates and six other minor-league clubs across the country in December and January, said in a regulatory filing late Tuesday that it has reached a definitive agreement to sell the 10 teams, collectively known as Diamond Baseball Holdings (DBH), to private-equity firm Silver Lake for an aggregate price of approximately $280 million. → Read More

Braves owner Liberty Media leads $100M funding round in Overtime

Braves owner Liberty Media is adding to its sports portfolio. Sports media company Overtime announced Tuesday that it has raised $100 million in a new funding round co-led by Liberty Media and joined by other investors. The specific amount of Liberty’s investment wasn’t disclosed. → Read More

Braves’ quarterly revenue jumps 20% to $260 million

Boosted by surging attendance at Truist Park, the Braves generated revenue of $260 million for the April-through-June quarter, covering roughly the first half of the season, according to financial results filed by team owner Liberty Media. → Read More

How deadline deals affected Braves’ payroll

The Braves’ 2022 player payroll, already at a franchise-record level, surpassed $180 million with a flurry of moves before Tuesday’s trade deadline. → Read More

Mercedes-Benz Stadium will add on-field terraces with lounge seating

A noticeable change will come to Mercedes-Benz Stadium next month. Eight permanent on-field terraces, each featuring lounge seating for six to eight people, will be built behind the sidelines before the start of the Falcons season. → Read More

Braves complete draft, add two local outfielders

The Braves completed the annual restocking of their minor-league system Tuesday, adding 10 more prospects on the final day of the MLB draft. → Read More

Power hitters top Braves’ Day 2 draft picks

After focusing on pitchers in the first day of the MLB draft Sunday, the Braves got around to hitters Monday. → Read More

Meet the draft pick the Braves got for Freddie Freeman

Baseball fans may come to know Blake Burkhalter as the answer to a trivia question: Who did the Braves get as compensation for losing franchise icon Freddie Freeman to free agency? → Read More

What Braves execs told investors about attendance, streaming, ownership

In the room at Truist Park where manager Brian Snitker typically holds his daily press conferences, Braves executives updated visiting investment analysts Tuesday on various aspects of the club’s baseball and real-estate businesses. → Read More

With World Cup secured, Atlanta pursuing other sports mega-events

The World Cup may not be the only sports mega-event headed to Atlanta later this decade. → Read More

World Cup will bring big change to Mercedes-Benz Stadium: grass

MBS officials have agreed to remove the artificial turf playing field and convert to grass several months in advance of the 2026 tournament. → Read More

Atlanta sets sights on World Cup semifinal, broadcast center

Having secured what Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp said will be “one of the most impactful events in our state’s history,” Atlanta’s World Cup bid group now plans to aggressively pursue some of the 2026 tournament’s highest-profile parts. → Read More

Atlanta will host part of 2026 World Cup

One of the world’s biggest and most-watched sporting events is coming to Atlanta in four years. → Read More

Atlanta could get its World Cup dreams answered

After years of planning and preparation, Atlanta will find out Thursday whether it made the final cut as one of about 16 cities to host the 2026 World Cup. And Georgia officials are optimistic the city’s name will be called after a mysterious and unusually lengthy selection process. → Read More

Atlanta group ‘confident’ as 2026 World Cup sites to be named Thursday

Atlanta long has been regarded by observers of the process as a favorite to make the list to host World Cup soccer matches in 2026. → Read More

Braves borrow from Hollywood to promote All-Star voting

The campaign will cast players as stars in make-believe movies – such as first baseman and metro Atlanta native Matt Olson in “Coming Home,” right fielder Ronald Acuna in “Clutch,” third baseman Austin Riley in “The Bowman” and middle infielders Ozzie Albies and Dansby Swanson in “Turn 2″ – to try to catch the attention of the electorate. → Read More

Falcons look to future with ticket offers for young fans

The Falcons will take steps toward building a fan base of the future with two new initiatives aimed at drawing high school and college students to games this year. → Read More