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Rising Rapper King Von Dead at 26 After Shooting in Atlanta

Early Friday morning, King Von, a Chicago rapper who had previously relocated to Atlanta, was gunned down in his hometown. After an altercation broke out on Trinity Avenue between two parties, police say two shots were fired. He was 26 years old. According to the Atlanta Police Department, a warrant...

MLB world reacts to frightening Kenley Jansen news

The 2022 MLB season has been a mixed bag for Atlanta Braves relief pitcher Kenley Jansen, who is playing his first year in Atlanta after spending 12 years with the Los Angeles Dodgers. He currently has a 3.58 ERA which is certainly solid but does have four blown saves on...

Braves: Freddie Freeman changes agents following series in Atlanta

The return of Freddie Freeman to Atlanta was always going to be weird, but I’m not sure people realized just how awkward it was going to feel. The longtime face of the Braves franchise couldn’t help but fight back tears for all three games of the series. Even late in Game 3, you could see him tearing up at several critical junctures.

Ludacris’ Longtime Manager Chaka Zulu Shot Sunday Night in Atlanta

Music executive Chaka Zulu was among three men shot Sunday night in the Buckhead section of Atlanta. The longtime manager of rapper Ludacris is also the Co-CEO of Disturbing Tha Peace Records. According to 11Alive News, Zulu and two other men were shot at a location off Peachtree Road around...

Braves: Dansby Swanson comments on Freddie Freeman switching agents

Following Freddie Freeman‘s emotional return to Truist Park, he announced that he is switching agencies because he believes they mishandled his free agent negotiations. As tears ran down Freeman’s face throughout the entire weekend, it couldn’t be more clear that he was wearing the wrong uniform. Unfortunately, there’s no going back now.

Lakers could get a massive buyout target if huge trade happens

The Los Angeles Lakers may have been dealt a punch in the guy when Kyrie Irving committed to the Nets, but that doesn’t mean that Rob Pelinka is totally out of ideas when it comes to improving the roster. In fact, one of the many hypothetical trades inching closer to fruition could bring a quality veteran to LA.

Hawks Are Rumored To Be On Verge Of Blockbuster Trade

The Atlanta Hawks are reportedly close to making a major move. According to WSB-TV's Zach Klein, the Hawks are "on [the] verge" of acquiring Dejounte Murray from the San Antonio Spurs. They would reportedly exchange veteran forward Danilo Gallinari and multiple first-round draft picks. While it's unclear how many picks...

NeNe Leakes ‘negotiating’ discrimination lawsuit with Bravo, Andy Cohen

NeNe Leakes is in talks with Andy Cohen, Bravo and NBCUniversal to potentially settle the discrimination lawsuit she filed against them outside of court, Page Six has learned. An Atlanta judge granted the parties a 45-day extension on Wednesday until Aug. 19 after the defendants requested more time to “negotiate” the dispute, according to court documents. In a motion filed on June 24, Cohen, 54, Bravo and NBCU argued that per contract agreements existing between them and Leakes, 54, the ongoing disputes are “already subject to arbitration in New York.” According to legal experts, arbitration is a process in which two parties in a...

Fight leads to shooting in Atlanta Popeyes parking lot, police say

ATLANTA - Police are searching for a gunman wanted in a shooting at a Southwest Atlanta Popeyes overnight. Atlanta police tell FOX 5 the shooting happened at around 11:45 p.m. Monday in the parking lot of the Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen on the 600 block of Cascade Avenue. Investigators say the...

Man killed after tractor rolls over on him in Cobb County

POWDER SPRINGS, Ga. — A 68-year-old man is dead after an accident involving a tractor in Powder Springs. Authorities said Ray F. Reece was operating his Ford 540B industrial tractor at his home when, at some point, it slid on loose soil while going up a slope and rolled over on its left side, with Mr. Reece directly under it.

Atlanta Music Executive Chaka Zulu Shot In Atlanta

The label CEO and longtime Hip-Hop manager was wounded in a triple-shooting late Sunday night in Atlanta's Buckhead neighborhood. Music executive Chaka Zulu was reportedly shot on Sunday night in Atlanta’s Buckhead neighborhood. Zulu was shot alongside two other men around 11:35 PM at an undisclosed location on Peachtree...

NBA World Reacts To Hawks' Blockbuster Trade Rumor

The Atlanta Hawks and San Antonio Spurs appear to be on the verge of a blockbuster trade. But by the looks of things, Atlanta is potentially getting the much better end of the deal. According to Atlanta insider Zach Klein, the Hawks are believed to be on the verge of...

Ludacris’ manager Chaka Zulu among 3 shot in Atlanta

ATLANTA — Disturbing Tha Peace co-founder Chaka Zulu, rapper Ludacris’ longtime manager, is recovering from injuries after he and two other people were shot in Atlanta’s Buckhead neighborhood, authorities said. One of the victims died, police said. According to WSB-TV, the triple shooting occurred early Monday in...

Mets add former Brave via waivers

Yesterday, the Mets claimed infielder Kramer Robertson off waivers from the Braves. Robertson is a utility player that never made an appearance in Atlanta. He’s proven to have a knack for getting on-base, but there’s not much else to love about his game. With so many players on their way back for the Braves, it was always unlikely he stuck around in the organization for much longer. Let’s just hope he doesn’t come back and bite Atlanta in some way with the Mets.
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Why Freddie Freeman is reportedly considering changing agents after emotional series vs. Braves in Atlanta, rankling Dodgers teammates

Freddie Freeman's first game at Truist Park as a member of the Dodgers last weekend was always going to be emotional, but it far surpassed expectations. Freeman was incredibly fervid during media availability and appeared to fight back tears as he stepped into the batter's box for the first time wearing Dodger Blue.