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13 players change hands in three-team blockbuster
The first-place Los Angeles Dodgers bolstered their pitching staff on the eve of the trade deadline, completing a 13-player deal with the Atlanta Braves and Miami Marlins on Thursday.
July 31, 2015 12:39 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Miller’s winless streak stretches to 13 with loss
Domonic Brown homered and Aaron Harang snapped his losing streak at eight starts, leading the Philadelphia Phillies to a 4-1 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Thursday night.
July 31, 2015 12:38 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hawks' Scott arrested on felony drug charges
The Banks County sheriff’s office said deputies attempted to stop an SUV driven by Scott’s 20-year-old brother, Antonn, for following too closely Thursday morning on Interstate 85 northeast of Atla...
July 31, 2015 12:34 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woods rebounds to open with 68
Tiger Woods took a conservative 3-wood off the first hole at the Quicken Loans National when many players were hitting driver.
July 31, 2015 12:31 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Budenholzer enjoys frenzied summer slate
After a hectic start to the summer, Mike Budenholzer is doing important work in Africa while relishing some quality time with his wife and kids.
July 31, 2015 12:26 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Light-hitting Atlanta swept by Baltimore
Chris Tillman took a three-hitter into the ninth inning, Jonathan Schoop and J.J. Hardy homered and the Baltimore Orioles beat the skidding Atlanta Braves 2-0 on Wednesday night for a three-game sw...
July 29, 2015 11:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Canadian player overcomes heat to win in Atlanta
Vasek Pospisil overcame sweltering heat and cramps to outlast Yen-Hsun Lu in the Atlanta Open on Wednesday.
July 29, 2015 11:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Berry takes ‘roller coaster’ ride back to Chiefs’ camp
There was a moment in the early stages of chemotherapy when Eric Berry was having breakfast with his father, and the enormity of what faced him was so great that he broke down and cried.
July 29, 2015 11:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brady, Kraft rail against ‘Deflategate’ ban
Tom Brady took the fight over his “Deflategate” suspension to social media and federal court on Wednesday, and New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft backed the three-time Super Bowl MVP.
July 29, 2015 11:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Big South hits Atlanta area
Despite not having taken its first snap, Kennesaw State was the de facto host Thursday’s Big South Conference media day at the Atlanta Marriott Northwest hotel near the Cobb Galleria.
July 31, 2015 12:52 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Croyder clinches USTA crown in doubles
Blake Croyder knew he had a good thing going when he met Bradley Frye during a tennis tournament in Florida roughly three years ago.
July 31, 2015 12:41 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Allatoona alum Schmidt anxious to get back in action at Clemson
Clate Schmidt has wanted to help cancer patients deal with their illness since he lost his grandfather to the disease when he was 12 years old.
July 29, 2015 11:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prosecutor: LSU student asks to not press charges against Jennings, other players
The student in an on-campus apartment break-in involving LSU quarterback Anthony Jennings and two teammates asked prosecutors not to press charges, East Baton Rouge Parish District Attorney Hillar ...
July 29, 2015 11:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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10-year-old Thompson set for return to U.S. Kids Golf championship field
Rarely can a 10-year-old be considered a veteran in anything, but that is exactly what Marietta’s Tucker Thompson will be as he makes his fourth appearance in the U.S. Kids Golf World Championship.
July 29, 2015 11:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marietta's Ponder honored for his ability to be optimistic, despite battle with disease
Former Marietta High School golfer Kyle Ponder was named Positive Athlete’s 2015 Most Positive Male Athlete by the College Football Hall of Fame and Chick-fil-A Fan Experience.
July 29, 2015 12:13 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Allatoona lacrosse player Neal Brown commits to Johns Hopkins
Allatoona midfielder Neal Brown managed to stay under the radar as a freshman last spring while helping the Buccaneers make their inaugural trip to the Class A-AAAAA state semifinals.
July 28, 2015 12:13 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb wrestlers fall short of double honor
Team Georgia added three more All-Americans following the conclusion of the ASICS/Vaughan United States Amateur Wrestling Junior and Cadet National Championships in Fargo, N.D.
July 26, 2015 10:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulsen has career day for Rockies
Nolan Arenado, Ben Paulsen and Carlos Gonzalez each homered in a 10-run third inning Sunday to help the Colorado Rockies beat Cincinnati 17-7 on a day when the Reds traded ace Johnny Cueto.
July 26, 2015 10:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Majority of teams looking at Monday to start conditioning
Though Saturday was the first permitted day of preseason conditioning allowed by the Georgia High School Association, many of the county’s football teams are waiting until Monday.
July 25, 2015 11:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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