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Woods still in contention; Schniederjans four back
Tiger Woods showed a rare flash of anger on a mostly stress-free day when his second shot on the eighth hole failed to clear a massive fairway bunker.
August 01, 2015 12:14 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Quinn takes hands-on camp approach
Dan Quinn brought a hands-on coaching style to his first Atlanta Falcons’ training camp Friday. It was most obvious when his hands were in blocking pads.
August 01, 2015 12:12 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wreck changes Newton’s view on life
Cam Newton glances down at the faded yellow hospital bracelet on his left wrist, twirls it around with his fingers and contemplates how much his view of life has changed since an automobile acciden...
August 01, 2015 12:10 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sinking Atlanta romped by suddenly surging Phillies
Domonic Brown hit a two-run homer and Ryan Howard drove in four runs, helping David Buchanan and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Atlanta Braves 9-3 Friday night.
August 01, 2015 12:05 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cespedes, Hamels among many dealt ahead of deadline
The Mets finally landed the bat they were looking for in Yoenis Cespedes just ahead of Friday’s trade deadline, and Cole Hamels confirmed he blocked a trade to Houston before Philadelphia dealt its...
August 01, 2015 12:04 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Reigning champ Isner reaches Atlanta semis
Two-time defending champion John Isner ran his Atlanta Open winning streak to 10 matches Friday, riding his big serve to a 7-6 (4), 6-4 victory over Ricardis Berankis.
August 01, 2015 12:01 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 3 3 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 | 3 3 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 | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coaches for other fall sports easing into the preseason
While football teams were permitted last Saturday to hit the fields for conditioning, softball, volleyball and cross country coaches had to wait for the opportunity to be with their teams.
August 01, 2015 12:17 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jennings, others reinstated at LSU with no charges filed
No formal charges will be filed against three LSU football players, including quarterback and Marietta native Anthony Jennings, for allegedly going into a house without permission in June.
August 01, 2015 12:12 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 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 | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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McEachern adds three more players to its college commitments
A trio of McEachern football players made verbal commitments recently — Sam Jackson to Georgia Southern, C.J. Windham to Middle Tennessee State and Andrew Tarver to Florida International.
July 31, 2015 12:49 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 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 | 4 4 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 | 3 3 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 | 2 2 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 | 2 2 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 | 4 4 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 | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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