Sideline Report: Thursday, September 14, 2017


Sideline Report: Thursday, September 14, 2017

Here are a few things to know on Thursday:

1. Braves beat Nationals, 8-2

The Atlanta Braves beat the Nationals 8-2 at Washington D.C.'s Nationals Park on Wednesday. The Braves scored four of their eight runs on Wednesday off a grand slam in the seventh inning by Matt Kemp. The Braves play the series finale against the Nationals on Thursday at 7:05 p.m.

2. Atlanta United defeats New England

Atlanta United scored a season-high of seven goals in Wednesday’s 7-0 win over the New England Revolution at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. New England set an MLS record for failing to get a shot off during Wednesday's match. Atlanta Untied’s next match will be against Orlando City on Saturday at 4 p.m. at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

3. Georgia Tech disappointed over UCF game cancelation

Ken Sugiura interviews Georgia Tech quarterback TaQuon Marshall, A-back Clinton Lynch and coach Paul Johnson about the cancelation of this weekend's UCF game due to the damage caused by Hurricane Irma. 

4. Los Angeles named 2028 Olympics host city

The International Olympic Committee named Los Angles the host of the 2028 Olympic Games on Wednesday. Los Angeles will be the first United States host of the summer Olympics since Atlanta in 1996. The IOC also awarded the 2024 Olympic Games to Paris on Wednesday.

5. Dan Reeves among six Falcons nominated for Hall of Fame

Former Atlanta Falcons coach Dan Reeves was one of six former Falcons to be nominated for the 2018 Pro Football Hall of Fame class on Wendesday. For the full list of Falcons and Georgia Bulldogs nominated for the 2018 Hall of Fame list, visit the

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