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Williams rallies past Stephens in three-set win
For the third match in a row at the French Open, Serena Williams was oddly out of sorts at the outset and dropped the opening set.
June 01, 2015 10:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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NBA superstars James, Curry share Akron link
Welcome to the Rubber Capital, where car tires first rolled, the Goodyear Blimp took flight and two bouncing baby basketball prodigies were born less than four years apart in the 1980s.
June 01, 2015 10:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dellavedova’s grit a spark for Cavs
The kid was fearless, relentless, a hustler. Growing up in tiny Maryborough, Australia, Matthew Dellavedova tried every sport.
June 01, 2015 10:48 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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SMU golfer wins individual NCAA title
SMU’s Bryson DeChambeau won the NCAA individual golf title Monday and Illinois topped the eight team match-play qualifiers.
June 01, 2015 10:46 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Williams tops Stephens; Sharapova out; Djokovic-Nadal on tap
UPDATE: For the third match in a row at the French Open, Serena Williams was oddly out of sorts at the outset and dropped the opening set.
June 01, 2015 04:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Giants punter unhurt in hydroplaning crash on New Jersey Turnpike
New York Giants punter Steve Weatherford said he's thankful for being unhurt early Monday after totaling a rented car on the New Jersey Turnpike as he tried to return home for practice from visitin...
June 01, 2015 12:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Peterson's triple caps comeback for Atlanta
Jace Peterson tripled with the bases loaded in Atlanta’s four-run ninth inning to lead the Braves to a 7-5 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Sunday.
June 01, 2015 12:23 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Johnson tames Monster Mile again
Jimmie Johnson took the congratulatory call from his boss, then flipped the phone for a selfie. The six-time series champ and crew chief Chad Knaus sandwiched the 60-pound trophy and smiled for a f...
June 01, 2015 12:22 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bowditch takes bow at Nelson
Steven Bowditch closed with a 5-under 64 for a four-shot victory Sunday in the AT&T Byron Nelson, winning in the Australian’s adopted home for his second career title — both in Texas.
June 01, 2015 12:19 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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South Cobb's defense ‘a full go’
Going into the summer, South Cobb coach Sherrod Rainge is speaking highly of the direction of his defense — the same defense that yielded an average of 40.8 points a game last year.
June 01, 2015 10:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Swanson, Vandy roll into super regional
Zander Wiel, Rhett Wiseman and Bryan Reynolds homered to lead Vanderbilt’s 20-hit attack and the Commodores won the Nashville Regional with a 21-0 rout of Radford on Monday.
June 01, 2015 10:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shackelford seeks consistent effort from Sprayberry
Sprayberry was in the midst of a stellar football season last fall, winning six straight games and in good position to finish atop of the Region 7AAAAA (B) standings and make the state playoffs.
June 01, 2015 12:27 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marietta's Swanson dedicates homer to memory of late friend
Dansby Swanson thought about late friend Dai-Jon Parker after hitting the winning home run in the ninth inning for Vanderbilt on Saturday.
May 31, 2015 10:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coach of the Year: Patient Evans leads Walton to state title
Walton boys tennis has come close to winning a state championship on multiple occasions. Each time it came up just short. But coach John Evans remained patient.
May 31, 2015 12:06 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Player of the Year: No. 3 Yang is hero No. 1
In high school tennis, No. 3 singles players don’t seem to get as much respect. Fans tend to gather around the No. 1 or No. 2 singles courts where the higher-ranked players are, leaving the No. 3s ...
May 31, 2015 12:04 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coach of the Year: Densmore’s decision to return pays off
After a two-year absence, Tracy Densmore returned to her post as Kell’s girls tennis coach.
May 30, 2015 12:06 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Player of the Year: Zenoni caps career as anchor of title three-peat
Suzanne Zenoni didn’t follow in the footsteps of her father, Phil, who was the inaugural coach of Kennesaw State’s men’s basketball team in 1985.
May 30, 2015 12:03 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Adkins: Cupboard not bare at Pope
As Kyle Adkins takes over a Pope football program that has gone just 5-15 since its last playoff appearance in 2012, he believes his up-tempo style can turn the Greyhounds’ fortunes around quickly.
May 30, 2015 12:01 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Skinner hires former pupil Owens to first KSU staff
The formation of new Kennesaw State men’s basketball coach Al Skinner’s first staff began Friday with the hiring of assistant Carlton Owens.
May 29, 2015 04:28 PM | 1 1 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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