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Braves victims of Phillies’ no-hitter - Hamels, three others blank Atlanta
ATLANTA — With their playoff hopes uncertain, Atlanta’s struggling batters picked a bad time to get no-hit by Cole Hamels and three Philadelphia relievers. “You feel like you’ve hit a good stride,”...
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Humble Gurley shines in triumph
Georgia’s Todd Gurley is uncomfortable in front of the cameras. He sure doesn’t seek a lot of attention.
September 01, 2014 12:01 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wood nails Miami with 12 strikeouts
The last time Alex Wood started against Miami at Turner Field, he pitched eight strong innings before losing 1-0 to Jose Fernandez. More than four months later, Wood enjoyed a little payback.
September 01, 2014 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kahne holds off Kenseth for win at Atlanta
Kasey Kahne grabbed the lead on the restart following a caution with 23 laps remaining and held off Matt Kenseth in a two-lap shootout to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Atlanta Motor Speedway on...
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Atlanta track headed for late-winter slot
Atlanta Motor Speedway’s slot in NASCAR’s schedule is going from Labor Day weekend to late winter. The move, however, does not leave AMS president Ed Clark cold.
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Tennessee has little trouble with Utah State
Justin Worley threw for 273 yards and three touchdowns to help Tennessee beat Utah State 38-7 on Sunday night in a game matching two quarterbacks returning from injuries that ended their 2013 seaso...
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Henley takes lead into closing round
Russell Henley made five birdies in a seven-hole stretch Sunday on his way to a 6-under 65, giving him a one-shot lead in the Deutsche Bank Championship going into a Labor Day finish loaded with po...
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Bulldogs’ bruising running back too much for Tigers
Todd Gurley scored four touchdowns and set a school record with 293 all-purpose yards, leading No. 12 Georgia to a 45-21 victory over No. 16 Clemson on Saturday night.
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Jackets pull away from lower-tier foe
Justin Thomas had 353 yards of total offense and DeAndre Smelter caught two third-quarter touchdown passes in Georgia Tech’s 38-19 victory over Wofford in both team’s season opener on Saturday.
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  • Osborne clamps down on Lakeside-Dekalb for McCall’s first win
    by Steven Watkins
    MDJ Sports Correspondent
    08.30.14 - 07:40 pm
  • Hillgrove goes on road to shut down Shiloh
    by Martin Kester
    MDJ Sports Correspondent
    08.30.14 - 02:34 am
  • Miller Grove rallies in second half to upend Pebblebrook
    by Maurice Dixon
    MDJ Sports Writer
    08.30.14 - 02:21 am
  • North Cobb Christian runs over Cross Keys
    by Bob Giordano
    MDJ Sports Correspondent
    08.30.14 - 02:11 am
  • Kahne holds of Kenseth to win shootout
    HAMPTON — There is pressure that comes with being part of the powerful Hendrick Motorsports team with NASCAR superstars Jeff Gordon, Jimmie Johnson and Dale Earnhardt Jr. For Kasey Kahne, the press...
    September 02, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Kirk wins Deutsche Bank - Rally provides biggest win of former Bulldog’s career
    NORTON, Mass. — Chris Kirk picked up the biggest victory of his career Monday in the Deutsche Bank Championship. Still to be determined is just how big. Kirk closed with a 5-under 66 in another wil...
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    Local umpire gets coveted Little League World Series assignment
    Carlos Rodriguez Jr. was on his way home from work in January when he got the call. The chief umpire for the Milford Little League in Marietta, he saw an unfamiliar number and didn’t bother answering.
    September 01, 2014 12:02 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Cobb Football Friday - Player of the Week
    After a rough season opener against Northside Warner Robins, not much was expected from North Cobb when it traveled to North Gwinnett on Friday. Someone forgot to tell Tyler Queen. The Auburn commi...
    August 31, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Walton unseats Harrison in county tournament
    Walton may be a stronger team than it thinks. After winning four straight state championships, the Lady Raiders had some concerns after graduating most of their top hitters from last year’s title t...
    August 31, 2014 12:46 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Teams go down to the wire in winning
    Some Cobb County teams that won handily Friday night, including Allatoona, South Cobb, Campbell, Mount Paran Christian and North Cobb Christian.
    August 31, 2014 12:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Prep Roundup: Kehoe, Lady Hoyas win at Clara Bowl
    Pope’s Ashley Kehoe and the Harrison girls were winners at the Clara Bowl Invitational on Saturday at Berry College.
    August 31, 2014 12:43 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Harrison pulls away from Wheeler in fourth quarter
    MARIETTA — Hayden Messina had 120 all-purpose yards and two touchdowns as Harrison defeated Wheeler 33-21 in front of a standing-room-only crowd at Corky Kell Stadium.
    August 30, 2014 02:31 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Campbell moves to 2-0 after rout of Stone Mountain
    SMYRNA — After a slow start, Campbell dominated Stone Mountain for 48 minutes en route to a 33-8 victory.
    August 30, 2014 02:27 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Mount Paran Christian rolls over Whitefield Academy
    MABLETON — Mount Paran Christian picked up where it left off after its big season-opening victory over Eagle’s Landing Christian Academy last week as the Eagles scored a decisive 49-9 win over Whit...
    August 30, 2014 02:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Longhorns shock Trojans with last-second TD
    by Carlton D. White
    cwhite@mdjonline.com
    08.30.14 - 02:03 am
  • Eagles’ Carter swarms Greyhounds
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    MDJ Sports Writer
    08.30.14 - 02:02 am
  • Mustangs muster win over Jackets
    by Steve Ruthsatz
    MDJ Sports Correspondent
    08.30.14 - 01:59 am
  • Queen helps North Cobb gain advantage on North Gwinnett
    by A.J. Howard
    MDJ Sports Correspondent
    08.30.14 - 01:57 am
  • Raider blue has edge on Blue Devils
    by Adam Carrington
    acarrington@mdjonline.com
    08.30.14 - 01:56 am
  • KSU unveils its first collection of football uniforms
    by Carlton D. White
    cwhite@mdjonline.com
    08.29.14 - 12:45 am
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