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Hawks get NBA-best three on East roster
Al Horford, Paul Millsap and Jeff Teague were picked Thursday as reserves for the Eastern Conference All-Star team, giving the sizzling Atlanta Hawks three selections.
January 30, 2015 12:26 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Belichick, Carroll take different methods to success
Put Bill Belichick behind a microphone and he’s C-SPAN — minus the information. Pete Carroll is more like a Lifetime movie.
January 30, 2015 12:25 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Williams, Sharapova set for final
It wasn’t until Serena Williams forced herself to relax, and not focus too intently on a milestone Grand Slam title, that she rediscovered the art of winning the biggest events in tennis.
January 30, 2015 12:23 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woods struggles with chip shots
Tiger Woods helped attract a record, raucous crowd to the Phoenix Open on Thursday, the first big event in a week that concludes with the Super Bowl.
January 30, 2015 12:21 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chase Elliott to replace Jeff Gordon in No. 24 next season
Chase Elliott will replace Jeff Gordon in the No. 24 Chevrolet when the four-time NASCAR champion gives up his seat at the end of this season.
January 29, 2015 01:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stone-faced Holyfield has starring role in road rage PSA
Flashing the same stone-faced glare that once was so familiar in the boxing ring, Evander Holyfield appeared headed toward another fight. This time the challenge came from a hot-tempered motorist w...
January 29, 2015 08:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta rolls to 17th straight win
Paul Millsap had 28 points and 15 rebounds and the Hawks stretched their franchise-record winning streak to 17 games in a row with a 113-102 victory over the Brooklyn Nets.
January 29, 2015 12:36 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jackets get emphatic first win in ACC play
Marcus Georges-Hunt scored 24 points and Georgia Tech earned its first Atlantic Coast Conference victory of the season by upsetting No. 23 Miami 70-50 on Wednesday night.
January 29, 2015 12:35 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bulldogs gaining in basketball hierarchy
Basketball is usually an afterthought at Georgia, something to pass the time between football season and spring practice. That might be changing.
January 29, 2015 12:34 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Devils’ Martin goes west for bowl
    by Adam Carrington
    acarrington@mdjonline.com
    01.26.15 - 11:05 pm
  • Athlete of the Week: North Cobb's Chantel Strahorn
    by Adam Carrington
    acarrington@mdjonline.com
    01.26.15 - 11:03 pm
  • Athlete of the Week: Walton's David Dingess
    by Adam Carrington
    acarrington@mdjonline.com
    01.26.15 - 11:00 pm
  • Title marches begin today for wrestlers
    After last year’s crippling winter weather threw area traditional wrestling tournaments into doubt, that won’t be the case this season.
    January 30, 2015 12:33 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Dwyer pleads guilty on misdemeanor count of disorderly conduct
    Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer, the former Georgia Tech star and east Cobb native, pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor and was placed on probation.
    January 30, 2015 12:29 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    College Roundup: Owls can’t match up with A-Sun leader Osprey
    Beau Beech and Jalen Nesbitt scored 17 points apiece to lead North Florida to an 86-67 win over Kennesaw State on Thursday night.
    January 30, 2015 12:28 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Prep Roundup: Guthrie’s run keys Knights’ double-OT triumph at Weber
    Tyler Guthrie scored Dominion Christian’s first eight points in the second overtime, as the Knights held on for a 68-62 win Thursday at Weber.
    January 30, 2015 12:28 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Cobb standouts Cooper, Brown named to prestigious all-star game
    Wheeler’s Jaylen Brown and McEachern’s Te’a Cooper were both selected Wednesday to play in the McDonald’s All-American Game.
    January 29, 2015 12:39 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Owls add Shorter to fill out 2015 slate
    Paine College’s announcement that it would be suspending its football program not only affected Kennesaw State, but several others that had scheduled the Lions.
    January 29, 2015 12:38 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Prep Roundup: North Cobb clinches first winning record since ’08
    North Cobb’s wrestling program assured itself of a winning dual-match record for the first time in seven years, beating Osborne (78-6) and Westlake (63-18) on Wednesday.
    January 29, 2015 12:37 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Blue Devils hold on to prevail in regulation against Hoyas
    Tuesday’s pivotal Region 4AAAAAA game between Marietta and Harrison seemed destined for overtime, lending itself to the Blue Devils’ history of overtime finishes over the last two seasons.
    January 28, 2015 12:35 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Hillgrove wins to take control of region
    Needing a victory to keep pace with the Region 4AAAAAA hierarchy, Hillgrove delivered, holding off several rallies from Kennesaw Mountain to post a 60-54 win Tuesday at Fowler Gymnasium.
    January 28, 2015 12:34 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Prep Roundup: North Cobb beats McEachern to jump into region title race
    North Cobb turned a six-point halftime deficit into a 39-13 second-half run to beat McEachern 59-39 Tuesday in Region 4AAAAAA play.
    January 28, 2015 12:03 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Walton dominates finals, stakes its claim on fourth straight boys championship
    by Adam Carrington
    acarrington@mdjonline.com
    01.25.15 - 12:42 am
  • Lady Trojans reclaim their crown
    by Adam Carrington
    acarrington@mdjonline.com
    01.25.15 - 12:41 am
  • Allatoona claims area tuneup
    by Carlton D. White
    cwhite@mdjonline.com
    01.25.15 - 12:39 am
  • Owls can’t keep pace, squander upset bid
    by John Bednarowski
    sportseditor@mdjonline.com
    01.25.15 - 12:37 am
  • Osborne prevails as McEachern wilts without star Cooper
    by Carlton D. White
    cwhite@mdjonline.com
    01.24.15 - 12:34 am
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