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Athlete of the Week: Harrison's Emily Kachel
Harrison junior pitcher Emily Kachel is now 5-0 on the year and she earned pivotal wins last week against Region 4AAAAAA rivals Kennesaw Mountain and Hillgrove.
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Richt picks Lambert as starter
ATHENS — With less than a week to go before the season opener, No. 9 Georgia finally has a starting quarterback.
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No settlement: Goodell, Brady await 'Deflategate' ruling
UPDATE: NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady attended last-minute settlement talks between the NFL and its players union Monday before a judge announced he ...
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Freeman: New York ‘kicked our butts’
A Braves team that was at .500 through 84 games has since been in a downward slide that gained speed with three straight losses to the Yankees. The last one was the most embarrassing.
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Day blows away field at Barclays
The toughest challenge Jason Day faced Sunday at The Barclays was convincing his peers that golf really isn’t this easy. He’s just making it look that way.
August 31, 2015 01:35 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Japan beats local Pennsylvania team in Little League World Series
With more than 42,000 fans cheering against them, the Tokyo players found themselves down eight runs in the first inning of the Little League championship game against Lewisberry, Pennsylvania.
August 31, 2015 01:33 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dixon leaves Penske teams stunned after clinching IndyCar title
A heartbreaking week. A jaw-dropping final few laps. A tiebreaking finale. A familiar face hoisting the championship trophy.
August 31, 2015 01:27 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta can’t find answer for rookie
Rookie Luis Severino allowed only four hits in six scoreless innings to lead the New York Yankees to a 3-1 victory over Matt Wisler and the Atlanta Braves on Saturday night.
August 30, 2015 12:33 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta looks to make Jones ‘a Falcon for life’
The Atlanta Falcons agreed to a $71.25 million, five-year contract extension with Julio Jones on Saturday that compares favorably with recent deals paid to other top wide receivers.
August 30, 2015 12:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Owls enter final week of prep heading into inaugural game
    by John Bednarowski
    sportseditor@mdjonline.com
    08.29.15 - 03:01 am
  • Warriors lose fourth-quarter lead
    by Steve Ruthsatz
    MDJ Sports Correspondent
    08.29.15 - 02:40 am
  • Miller Grove spoils opener for Saunders, Pebblebrook
    by Tyler Duke
    MDJ Sports Correspondent
    08.29.15 - 02:30 am
  • Lakeside-Dekalb holds off late Osborne rally
    by Mason Wittner
    MDJ Sports Correspondent
    08.29.15 - 02:26 am
  • Taylor named Bills starting quarterback over Manuel, Cassel
    The Buffalo Bills are turning their offense over to Tyrod Taylor, who has won the starting job after a three-way quarterback competition during the offseason.
    August 31, 2015 03:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Nishikori, last year's runner-up, upset by Paire at US Open
    A year after his run all the way to his first Grand Slam final, Kei Nishikori's stay at the U.S. Open lasted only a few hours.
    August 31, 2015 03:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Georgia Tech opens season of high expectations vs. Alcorn St
    For Georgia Tech, there's a different look heading into the season.
    August 31, 2015 03:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Young and porous Lassiter defense turns around with new coordinator, new philosophies
    Lassiter has given up just 26 points over its first two games of this season — good enough for wins over postseason regulars Hillgrove and Kell.
    August 31, 2015 01:41 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Byrd has bittersweet 38th birthday
    Marlon Byrd said there was only one way he could have enjoyed his 38th birthday more. “Yeah, with a ‘W,’” the former Sprayberry High School standout said.
    August 31, 2015 01:24 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Prep Roundup: Shiloh Hills rolls past King’s Way
    Shiloh Hills Christian snapped a long losing streak to rival King’s Way Christian on Friday, winning 48-20.
    August 30, 2015 10:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Defenses have initial edge
    Early in the season, it is natural for defenses to be ahead of offenses. With spread offenses sweeping through the high school ranks, it takes teams longer to jell.
    August 30, 2015 12:40 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    After one-year gap, Harrison regains county championship
    It wasn’t the most enjoyable offseason for Harrison volleyball as longtime coach Clay Taylor stepped down, and the Lady Hoyas had to replace four starters lost to graduation.
    August 30, 2015 12:36 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Reinhardt puts up record-setting effort in Drew Cronic’s debut at coaching reins
    The Drew Cronic era started off in record-breaking fashion Saturday as Reinhardt beat Point 73-21 in Valley, Alabama.
    August 30, 2015 12:29 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Prep Roundup: Mustangs rally to victories
    Kennesaw Mountain rallied to beat Etowah 7-6 on Saturday in the last of its four games in the Buccaneer Bash.
    August 30, 2015 12:28 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Eagles record shutout to open new stadium
    by Matt Nascone
    MDJ Sports Correspondent
    08.29.15 - 02:56 am
  • Sermon, Yellow Jackets sting Mustangs’ rally bid
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    MDJ Sports Writer
    08.29.15 - 02:53 am
  • Hoyas win with defensive tenacity
    by Adam Carrington
    acarrington@mdjonline.com
    08.29.15 - 02:51 am
  • Walton uses 30-point second half to rout Marietta
    by Greg Oshust
    MDJ Sports Correspondent
    08.29.15 - 02:49 am
  • Hillgrove finds enough offense to hold off Shiloh
    by Thomas Duggins
    MDJ Sports Correspondent
    08.29.15 - 02:46 am
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