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Braves cool off Brewers
MILWAUKEE — Kelly Johnson homered and drove in three runs as the Atlanta Braves ended the Milwaukee Brewers’ eight-game winning streak with a 5-3 victory Monday night.
July 07, 2015 12:14 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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US enjoys final celebration in Canada
VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Megan Rapinoe strolled around taking selfies, occasionally sipping bubbly with her teammates and trying to balance the Women’s World Cup championship trophy on her head.
July 07, 2015 12:12 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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A win, then a hug: Serena Williams tops Venus at Wimbledon
Decades ago, when the Williams sisters were kids in California, taking tennis lessons from Dad on a municipal court and imagining playing at Grand Slam tournaments one day, it was Venus - older, ta...
July 06, 2015 02:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Braves retool bullpen after latest loss
ATLANTA — A 10th-inning meltdown set the stage for a postgame shake-up of Atlanta’s bullpen. Nick Masset allowed three runs without getting any outs as the Braves wasted another strong start by She...
July 05, 2015 11:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Williams sisters face off for quarters
LONDON — One five-time Wimbledon champion is guaranteed to reach the quarterfinals. Another is assured of elimination. That’s what will happen today when Serena Williams plays older sister Venus Wi...
July 05, 2015 11:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Carli Lloyd’s hat trick leads United States to rout of Japan in WWC final
VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Carli Lloyd came up big again. Three times. And with it came the Americans’ elusive third Women’s World Cup title.
July 05, 2015 11:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bohn fires 61 to take share of lead spot at Greenbrier
Jason Bohn’s main goal after barely making the cut at The Greenbrier Classic was to get some extra rest before the final round.
July 04, 2015 11:48 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maybin sparks Atlanta offense
Cameron Maybin had three hits, including a home run, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 9-5 on Saturday night in their best offensive showing in six weeks.
July 04, 2015 11:44 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wiped-out qualifying puts Earnhardt on pole at Daytona
Dale Earnhardt Jr. earned the pole for tonight’s race at Daytona International Speedway because his crew chief correctly predicted the weather.
July 04, 2015 11:42 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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2 Eastern Kentucky football players reinstated to team
Two Eastern Kentucky University football players who were suspended after fighting have been reinstated to the team.
July 06, 2015 04:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Big moves made, but dealing isn't done in NBA free agency
LeBron James is available. Marc Gasol, too. That's two All-NBA first team members from last season still on the market, in case anybody thinks all the best players are gone.
July 06, 2015 10:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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As formula sees it, Kell a standard-bearer for success among county football teams
Kell football coach Derek Cook partially defines the success of the Longhorns’ program by saying the players and coaches buy in to the “Don’t let go of the rope mentality.”
July 04, 2015 11:51 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Locals hoping to hit the Pacific for race, raise awareness for hemophilia
A 2,400-mile rowing competition across the Pacific Ocean from Monterrey, Calif. to Honolulu, the race begins June 4, 2016 and will feature ocean row boats of two and four people.
July 03, 2015 11:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former Kell star Morgan goes toe-to-toe with Teheran before allowing go-ahead HR
Adam Morgan couldn't beat his hometown team even while winning more respect from his new manager.
July 03, 2015 11:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Progress continues to be made as Mount Paran's new stadium rises
The progress being made on Catherine Steele Sewell Stadium has Mount Paran Christian administrators excited for the upcoming school year.
July 02, 2015 11:42 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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East Cobb gymnastics troupe headed for Helsinki to participate in exhibition event
A group of 27 locals will travel to Helsinki next week to participate in the 2015 World Gymnaestrada, a large gymnastics exhibition in the Finnish capital.
July 01, 2015 11:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local rugby academy has good outing at regional
The Georgia Selects Rugby Academy recently saw its Golden Eagles boys squad capture the USA Rugby South Regional Cup in Charlotte, N.C.
July 01, 2015 11:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Smyrna sweeps to victory
The Smyrna Sweepers travel baseball program won the 10U Grand Slam World Series Championship in Panama City Beach, Fla. earlier this month after two back-to-back wins against Gwinnett’s 10U Mizuno ...
July 01, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former South Cobb star Kenny McKinley heads South Carolina Hall of Fame class
COLUMBIA, S.C. — One of the first players South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier signed to turn the program around is now part of the school’s athletic hall of fame. The late Kenny McKinley, the schoo...
June 30, 2015 11:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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