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Atlanta feasts on Liriano
Justin Upton smashed his 24th home run of the season to spoil Andrew McCutchen’s return as the Atlanta Braves beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 11-3 on Tuesday night.
August 19, 2014 11:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Relieved lineman back for Falcons
Corey Peters battled doubts about his future in the NFL after he tore his Achilles tendon late last season.
August 19, 2014 11:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia State comes off winless campaign
As coach Trent Miles sees it, Georgia State has nowhere to go but up this year. Georgia State went 0-12 last season, its first under Miles, as the Panthers moved into the Sun Belt Conference.
August 19, 2014 11:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coach Fritz leads Georgia Southern's makeover
Georgia Southern's 2014 season will be anything but business as usual.
August 19, 2014 03:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Islanders announce sale of minority stake of club
The New York Islanders are selling a minority stake of the team, with a former Washington Capitals co-owner and a London-based investor to become full owners in two years.
August 19, 2014 03:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kluwe, Vikings reach settlement to avert lawsuit
UPDATE: The Minnesota Vikings and former punter Chris Kluwe said Tuesday they reached a settlement averting a lawsuit over Kluwe's claim that the team wrongfully released him last year because of h...
August 19, 2014 02:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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NCAA's strongest argument for appeal might be cap limit
INDIANAPOLIS — The NCAA’s best argument against the Ed O’Bannon ruling may be the financial limits imposed by U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken — the same ones the NCAA lauded in her decision.
August 18, 2014 11:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Braves’ bats punctuate fourth-straight win
PITTSBURGH — Ervin Santana said “everything” was off when he took the mound Monday. No matter. His Atlanta Braves teammates gave him a six-run lead before he threw a pitch.
August 18, 2014 11:53 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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5 memorable moments from the WNBA season
It's already been a memorable year for the WNBA and the playoffs don't start until Thursday.
August 18, 2014 08:05 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Indians set to kick off at No. 1
No Cobb County football team has been ranked No. 1 in a preseason poll — until now. McEachern will open the season as the No. 1 team of Class AAAAAA in the Georgia Sports Writers Association poll.
August 20, 2014 12:08 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prep Roundup: Harrison sweeps to wins over Woodward, Pope
Harrison beat Woodward Academy for the second time in three days, sweeping to a 25-23, 25-19 margin Tuesday.
August 20, 2014 12:01 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Commentary: Get ready for the new Cobb Football Friday
It’s football season. That fact became official Sunday with the release of our annual football preview issue, “Kickoff 2014.”
August 17, 2014 11:37 PM | 2 2 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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McEachern lineman’s wait to take the field pays off
Chandler Jones didn’t know a whole lot about football growing up. He didn’t really follow the sport, though he did watch it from time to time on TV, seeing a few Super Bowls as a child.
August 17, 2014 12:02 AM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Simpson punches ticket for Rio Paralympics
Representing the United States and winning a gold medal is a dream come true for many athletes. The same can be said for athletes with physical disabilities who dream of medaling in the Paralympics.
August 16, 2014 11:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Harrison continues its early success
Harrison’s volleyball team has the talent to be a serious force in Class AAAAAA and showed it Saturday in the state quarterfinalists’ play date at Wesleyan School.
August 16, 2014 11:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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First batch of Owls arrive at KSU
Another milestone leading up to kickoff at Kennesaw State passed Friday with the arrival of close to 90 players on campus.
August 16, 2014 12:30 AM | 2 2 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Edoga’s transition from international brand of football to American variety proves smart decision
In ESPN’s recruiting database for the class of 2015, Chuma Edoga is the 20th-ranked player overall and the third-ranked offensive tackle.
August 16, 2014 12:28 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prep Roundup: Allatoona splits openers
Allatoona opened the season with a split on the first day of the Sequoyah Classic.
August 16, 2014 12:27 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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After navigating 20-hole first match, Schniederjans’ Amateur run halted
In each of his two matches Thursday, Ollie Schniederjans led by at least one hole with three to play in the U.S. Amateur Championship at Atlanta Athletic Club.
August 15, 2014 12:22 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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