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Wieters’ 11th-inning homer gives Orioles walkoff win over Braves
BALTIMORE — Matt Wieters homered leading off the 11th inning, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Atlanta Braves 2-1 Monday night for their third straight victory.
July 28, 2015 12:18 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Markakis makes first return trip to Baltimore
BALTIMORE — Sitting in the visiting dugout at Camden Yards, Nick Markakis felt at home and a bit out of place at the same time.
July 28, 2015 12:16 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roddick taking break from retirement
ATLANTA — Even retirement couldn’t stop Andy Roddick from one last chance to play doubles with his friend Mardy Fish in this week’s Atlanta Open.
July 28, 2015 12:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Smoltz joins former rivals Biggio, Johnson, Martinez as peers in sport’s most illustrious club
Three pitchers who became dominant after trades and a rock-solid catcher-turned-second baseman have a new moniker — Hall of Famer.
July 26, 2015 10:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Unheralded Garcia puts Braves on top with homer
More than four years after Adonis Garcia defected from Cuba, he hit his first major league home run. His timing could not have been much better for the Atlanta Braves.
July 26, 2015 10:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kyle Busch gets elusive Indy win
There was no celebratory burnout — Kyle Busch has done plenty of those the last few weeks — just another big, fat kiss at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
July 26, 2015 10:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Day birdies his way atop Canadian Open
Jason Day birdied the final three holes to win the Canadian Open on Sunday, spoiling David Hearn’s bid to become the first Canadian winner in 61 years.
July 26, 2015 10:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Induction day arrives for Cooperstown’s four newest members
Three dominated on the mound, the other excelled at three positions up the middle. Together, pitchers Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz and multi-talented Craig Biggio left a remarkable im...
July 25, 2015 11:21 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Miller outdueled by old teammate in St. Louis
Pinch-hitter Stephen Piscotty got his first career RBI with a sacrifice fly in the eighth inning and Carlos Martinez outdueled former teammate Shelby Miller as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Atla...
July 25, 2015 11:15 PM | 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 | 3 3 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 | 2 2 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 | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Travel season still in full swing for some
The summer travel ball season will wind down over the next two weeks with the crowning of Amateur Softball Association and Premier Girls’ Fastpitch championships.
July 25, 2015 11:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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As KSU’s debut grows nearer, Bohannon reflects on what brought him to this point
As Kennesaw State football coach Brian Bohannon put it, the Owls have been undefeated for a long time, and they hope to keep it that way.
July 25, 2015 12:50 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb remains fertile recruiting ground for KSU
With only seven Cobb County players on his 90-man roster, Kennesaw State football coach Brian Bohannon doesn’t have a very large sample size to choose from.
July 25, 2015 12:47 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former Walton star Burns leaves with injury
Oakland Athletics outfielder Billy Burns left Friday night's game against the San Francisco Giants after the third inning with a testicular contusion.
July 25, 2015 12:23 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fencing pays great dividends for Cai
Erwin Cai was 8 years old when the brother of his sister’s friend became interested in an article on how fencing could be an easy way to get into college.
July 24, 2015 12:04 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Recruiting process doesn’t stop as season’s kickoff grows nearer
Incoming Walton freshman Dominick Blaylock hasn’t even sat through his first high school class yet, but that hasn’t stopped colleges from offering him scholarships.
July 24, 2015 12:01 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Potential SEC contenders relying on players back from injury
The fortunes of several potential Southeastern Conference contenders could hinge largely on players returning from serious injuries.
July 23, 2015 11:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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