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Serena staves off challenge from Brit
Twice, Serena Williams stood merely two points from a loss at Wimbledon against a British opponent buoyed by a roaring, flag-waving Centre Court crowd.
July 03, 2015 11:22 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wambach playing with ‘title or bust’ mentality
With the title match looming, Abby Wambach isn’t mincing words. “All I care about is winning this World Cup,” she said.
July 03, 2015 11:21 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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NASCAR returns to Daytona with changes made
NASCAR’s most famous race track is seemingly safer and possibly more politically correct as the series returned to its birthplace Friday.
July 03, 2015 11:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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A-Rod, Yankees settle disputes over milestones
Alex Rodriguez and the Yankees settled their dispute over a marketing payment with a deal announced Friday that gives $3.5 million to charitable groups.
July 03, 2015 11:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maybin’s single the winner for Atlanta
Cameron Maybin drove in the go-ahead run with a chopper against Max Scherzer that bounced over third base in the ninth inning, lifting the Atlanta Braves to a 2-1 victory over the Washington Nation...
July 02, 2015 11:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Smoltz the first ‘Tommy John’ inductee into Baseball Hall of Fame
When John Smoltz is inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in three weeks, he’ll be the first player enshrined following Tommy John surgery.
July 02, 2015 11:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fans asked to not display Confederate flag at NASCAR races
NASCAR’s national series tracks announced Thursday that they are asking fans to refrain from displaying the Confederate flag at races following the deadly attack at a South Carolina church.
July 02, 2015 11:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nadal stunned by qualifier at Wimbledon
On the final point of the first set of his latest Wimbledon disappointment, Rafael Nadal swung his mighty, lefty forehand — and whiffed, accidentally whacking his right leg with his racket
July 02, 2015 11:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woods opens with 66 at Greenbrier
Tiger Woods rebounded from a dismal U.S. Open with a 4-under-par 66 in Thursday’s opening round of The Greenbrier Classic, four shots behind leader Scott Langley.
July 02, 2015 11:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Rogers qualifies for national team
    by Carlton D. White
    cwhite@mdjonline.com
    06.30.15 - 11:30 pm
  • 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 | 0 0 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 | 7 7 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 | 2 2 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 | 4 4 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 | 4 4 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 | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Duke's Tomlinson, UVa's Brian voted ACC athletes of year
    Duke football player Laken Tomlinson and Virginia women's soccer player Morgan Brian are the Atlantic Coast Conference's male and female athletes of the year.
    June 30, 2015 04:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Commentary: Engram in for big things at Ole Miss
    Evan Engram is the man. At least, that’s the consensus from many of the college football preview magazines that have hit the newsstands over the last month.
    June 29, 2015 11:03 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Cobb shut out at U.S. Junior Amateur qualifier
    Despite shooting a second-round 71, Harrison’s Luke Schniederjans was unable to gain enough ground to advance out of Monday’s U.S. Junior Amateur qualifier at the University of Georgia Golf Course ...
    June 29, 2015 10:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Boyer keeps alma mater close as he carves out niche with Twins
    Through a journeyman career that has seen him play for six different major league teams and even spend a stint in Japan, Blaine Boyer has never forgotten what helped him get to this level.
    June 28, 2015 10:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Dead week provides players, coaches with brief respite before final push
    by Adam Carrington
    acarrington@mdjonline.com
    06.28.15 - 10:26 pm
  • 14 local lacrosse players earn all-America recognition
    by Carlton D. White
    cwhite@mdjonline.com
    06.28.15 - 10:26 pm
  • Burns gets off to quick start with A's
    by A.F. Resnak
    aresnak@mdjonline.com
    06.27.15 - 11:36 pm
  • Former Georgia Tech star moves on to next level
    by By Emily Horos
    ehoros@mdjonline.com
    06.27.15 - 04:00 am
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