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Johnson, Doumit fuel six-run burst
Chris Johnson and Ryan Doumit each drove in two runs during Atlanta’s six-run third inning and the Braves beat Eric Stults the San Diego Padres 8-3 on Sunday.
July 27, 2014 04:02 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Inductees part of ‘the top 1 percent’
Frank Thomas was always driven to excel, and that sure served him well. “I was never that blue-chip prospect,” he said. “I had to outwork my opponents.”
July 27, 2014 12:32 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Braves get much-needed win
Freddie Freeman had three hits and an RBI, Julio Teheran earned his 10th win and the Atlanta Braves took advantage of Ordisamer Despaigne’s control problems to beat the San Diego Padres 5-3 on Satu...
July 27, 2014 12:31 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Falcons expecting a lot on front line
Coach: ‘Message has been real clear’ after 2013 struggles
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Furyk up three shots in Canada
Jim Furyk moved into position for his third Canadian Open victory, shooting a 5-under 65 on Saturday to take a three-stroke lead at Royal Montreal.
July 27, 2014 12:23 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Isner gets past Sock for place in Atlanta final
Top-seeded defending champion John Isner advanced to the Atlanta Open final for the fourth time in the tournament’s five-year history, beating practice partner Jack Sock 7-5, 6-4 on Saturday.
July 27, 2014 12:23 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Padres’ rookie shuts down Braves
ATLANTA — Rookie Jesse Hahn allowed only three hits in six innings to remain unbeaten on the road and the San Diego Padres beat Atlanta 5-2 on Friday night to continue their recent success against ...
July 25, 2014 11:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Torre, Cox and La Russa manage way to Hall
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — Joe Torre still needs a pinch or two, just to make sure. “It’s still sort of unbelievable,” he said. “Cooperstown was always something way out there. OK, I know where it is. Doe...
July 25, 2014 11:53 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dream coach Cooper has surgery for tongue cancer
Atlanta Dream coach Michael Cooper has had surgery for tongue cancer.
July 25, 2014 12:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Isner edges past Ginepri
    by MDJ staff and wire reports
    07.25.14 - 12:20 am
  • Kell alum Williams races to junior world championship
    Kendell Williams won the 100-meters hurdles Sunday on the final day of the IAAF junior world championships at Hayward Field.
    July 27, 2014 09:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Paulsen getting most out of his Colorado call-up
    Ben Paulsen dreamed of playing professional baseball as a child. A 2006 graduate of Kell, he got his wish in 2009, when he was drafted by the Colorado Rockies in the third round.
    July 27, 2014 12:35 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Commentary: Heading into 2014, the attention turns to McEachern
    It has begun. With Friday’s Cobb County Football Kickoff Luncheon in the books, attention can start turning towards the field and the 2014 season.
    July 27, 2014 12:33 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Fellowship leads the way at Cobb County Football Kickoff luncheon
    MARIETTA — There’s a reason the Cobb County Football Kickoff luncheon has been going strong for 26 years. All the coaches seem happy, and for the most part, excited about football.
    July 25, 2014 11:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Georgia Tech’s Paul Johnson kicks season off with positive message
    MARIETTA — Georgia Tech coach Paul Johnson has been around football for a very long time. So when the two-time Atlantic Coast Conference Coach of the Year took the time to be the keynote speaker at...
    July 25, 2014 11:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Local softball standouts pursue travel-ball successes
    Georgia travel softball teams have won four national championships since 2010.
    July 25, 2014 12:19 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Tway two back of Langer in Senior British Open
    Bernhard Langer made a statement of intent when he opened with a 6-under-par 65 to take a two-stroke lead over American Bob Tway in the Senior British Open at a sweltering Royal Porthcawl on Thursday.
    July 25, 2014 12:18 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Harrison soccer star Aycock named All-American
    Treva Aycock helped give Harrison’s girls soccer team balance. The Lady Hoyas have been known for their defense since coach Steve Riccard took over seven years ago, and shutouts had become commonpl...
    July 24, 2014 12:14 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Rivera wins national title
    Team Georgia flexed its muscles at the ASICS/Vaughan United States Amateur Wrestling Junior and Cadet National Championships in Fargo, N.D., and Justan Rivera played a big role in the outcome.
    July 24, 2014 12:14 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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    KSU teammates Beck, Vick qualify for U.S. Amateur
    While Reynolds Plantation’s Great Waters Course in Greensboro isn’t Kennesaw State’s home course, it sure felt like it for Jimmy Beck and Austin Vick.
    July 23, 2014 12:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Blankenship gets Army honor
    by Adam Carrington
    acarrington@mdjonline.com
    07.23.14 - 12:44 am
  • Commentary: Orrville or Cobb, high school sports mark home
    by John Bednarowski
    sportseditor@mdjonline.com
    07.21.14 - 11:50 pm
  • Lassiter struggles in Hoover
    by Adam Carrington
    acarrington@mdjonline.com
    07.20.14 - 11:00 pm
  • Harrison to host big preseason volleyball event
    by Adam Carrington
    acarrington@mdjonline.com
    07.20.14 - 10:56 pm
  • Commentary: Lutzenkirchen’s memory lives on at Open
    by Loran Smith
    Sports Columnist
    07.20.14 - 12:35 am
  • High school teams entering ‘the calm before the storm’
    by Adam Carrington
    acarrington@mdjonline.com
    07.20.14 - 12:33 am
  • Soccer club team eyes title
    by Adam Carrington
    acarrington@mdjonline.com
    07.19.14 - 12:34 am
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