The Atlanta Braves ended a six game losing streak with an 8-2 victory over the New York Mets on Wednesday night at Citi Field in Flushing, New York. It was the fifth straight loss for the Mets.
The Atlanta Hawks fell to the Washington Wizards 103-99 in game five of the first-round NBA playoff series between the teams on Wednesday night in Washington DC, allowing the Wizards to take a 3-2 lead in the series.
The Atlantic Coast Conference Men’s and Women’s Tennis Championships are officially underway in Rome, GA! The ACC tournament opened on Wednesday and continues through Sunday at the Rome Tennis Center at Berry College (a 2013 SPLOST project). For tickets and tournament information, visit www.rometenniscenter.com.
The Atlanta Braves were washed out in New York on Tuesday night! Rain led to the postponement of the first of a three-game series between the Braves and the Mets at Citi Field; the outing will be made up as part of a double header in late September. The shortened series is now on tap to begin tonight with a 7:10 pm match in Flushing, New York. Julio Teheran is scheduled to serve as the starting pitcher for Atlanta, while Noah Syndergaard will pitch for New York tonight (as originally intended). The game will be broadcast on WLAQ AM 1410. Air time for pre-game programming is 5:55 pm from the Atlanta Braves Radio Network.
The Atlanta Hawks will continue their first-round NBA playoff series against the Washington Wizards with game five tonight at 6 pm in Washington DC. Television coverage will be provided on Fox Sports Southeast and on TNT. The best-of-seven series is currently tied at two games apiece.