Training camp has come to a close for the Falcons with the team holding a final practice today here in Flowery Branch that is open to the public. Hugh said “The players got to go home and sleep in their own beds, and that’s a good feeling for these guys.” The Falcons will travel to Cleveland tomorrow for Thursday night’s preseason game against the Browns a game that is expected to feature the debuts of Keanu Neal and Dwight Freeney.
After a night off Monday the Braves return to action tonight at home against the Twins. Joel De La Cruz and Ervin Santana are the pitchers. It’s a matchup of the two teams with the worst records in baseball.
At the Rio Olympics, UGA’s Shaunae Miller upset Allyson Felix in the women’s 400 meter dash to take a gold medal for the Bahamas Monday night, Miller dove across the finish line to win the Gold. Hugh said “She did what she had to do, it was unorthodox, something that hasn’t been done before and she did what she had to do.” The preliminary round of the men’s basketball tournament is over the USA will play Argentina in the semifinals.