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Atlanta holds on after Heyward homer
Jason Heyward hit a leadoff home run off Zack Wheeler, Julio Teheran won his third straight start and the Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 3-2 Wednesday night to stop a three-game losing streak.
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Gamecocks begin title hopes against Aggies
Steve Spurrier has noticed the makeover No. 9 South Carolina’s home stadium has been given since he arrived almost a decade ago.
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Road to first FBS playoff begins in Atlanta
The first season major college football’s champion will be decided by a playoff began Wednesday night in a mostly empty Georgia Dome.
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Boise, Ole Miss meet at Dome
Long an also-ran in the mighty Southeastern Conference, Mississippi is looking like a school no longer content with the status quo.
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West Virginia QB tests shoulder vs. No. 2 Alabama
Clint Trickett made a confession of sorts that might have best been saved for after Nick Saban unleashes Alabama's defense on the West Virginia quarterback.
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Many ACC teams set to open with unproven QBs
There's plenty of buzz around the Atlantic Coast Conference with the addition of a new team, the latest Heisman Trophy winner and the reigning national champion.
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Former top SEC recruits set for breakout seasons
Robert Nkemdiche was the consensus No. 1 recruit in the country in 2013, and the defensive lineman arrived at Mississippi with lofty aspirations of dominating the Southeastern Conference.
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Chicago's Little League champs return as heroes
The beloved Jackie Robinson West All Stars, Chicago's first all-black team to claim the U.S. title, autographed T-shirts and posters at their ballpark Wednesday before boarding trolley buses for a ...
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Georgia, Clemson seek big splash
College football’s inaugural playoff is more than four months away. Still, it’s never too early to start impressing the selection committee.
August 27, 2014 12:52 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Commentary: Time to adjust Corky Kell Classic schedule
    by John Bednarowski
    sportseditor@mdjonline.com
    08.24.14 - 11:33 pm
  • Colby Tilley joins Mount Paran Christian coaching staff
    by Carlton D. White
    cwhite@mdjonline.com
    08.24.14 - 11:30 pm
  • Connors comes to NIU finale
    Ricky Connors received an unexpected phone call this past offseason. The Northern Illinois senior fullback and Harrison High School graduate heard from Huskies coach Rod Carey, and it was a very re...
    August 28, 2014 12:35 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Firnbach to take place as Life AD
    Life University will be keeping a familiar face in charge of its athletic department, as John Barrett will be succeeded by longtime lieutenant Bill Firnbach as athletic director.
    August 28, 2014 12:34 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Prep Roundup: Kell stops Sequoyah
    Lanie Angel pitched a complete game, helping Kell to a 9-4 win over Sequoyah on Wednesday.
    August 28, 2014 12:32 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Harris, Marietta's Jennings still battling to be LSU’s top QB
    Unless LSU coach Les Miles is being coy, he’s having a hard time settling on a No. 1 quarterback.
    August 27, 2014 01:01 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Mount Paran up to No. 4
    Mount Paran Christian secured its highest ranking yet, with the Eagles No. 4 in Class A in the Georgia Sports Writers Association poll released Tuesday.
    August 27, 2014 01:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Marietta to honor military in pregame
    Marietta’s football team will hold military appreciation night Friday as part of its showdown with county rival Walton.
    August 27, 2014 12:58 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Prep Roundup: Rogers helps Pope pull away to topple Etowah
    With two outs in the sixth inning and Pope clinging to a one-run lead, freshman Hannah Rogers hit a two-run double to break the game open and help the Lady Greyhounds to a 7-3 win over Etowah on Tu...
    August 27, 2014 12:57 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Decisions ongoing as Falcons near season's start
    The Atlanta Falcons are looking for starters to emerge at right tackle and nickel back in their final preseason game.
    August 27, 2014 12:55 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    No Bulldog better than Dan Magill
    Our ritual of having a beer a couple of times a week became a challenge because of travel. Sometimes, I just couldn’t keep from being out of town on Monday, the day Dan Magill preferred to enjoy a ...
    August 26, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    McEachern’s Taj Griffin out for year with torn ACL
    Taj Griffin, McEachern’s 5-star running back and University of Oregon commitment, has a torn anterior cruciate ligament and will miss the remainder of his senior season.
    August 26, 2014 04:00 AM | 8 8 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • No. 1 McEachern falls in final seconds
    by Adam Carrington
    acarrington@mdjonline.com
    08.24.14 - 04:13 am
  • Special teams, defense prove key for Longhorns in Corky Kell win
    by Matt Nascone
    MDJ Sports Correspondent
    08.24.14 - 12:38 am
  • Walker’s TDs boost Mount Paran in Class A showdown
    by Carlton D. White
    cwhite@mdjonline.com
    08.24.14 - 12:36 am
  • Denver rallies for MLL crown
    by Michael Foster
    MDJ Sports Correspondent
    08.24.14 - 12:35 am
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