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Bradford goes first to Rams in NFL draft

NEW YORK - The Rockettes would have loved this show.

April 23, 2010 | By BARRY WILNER AP Sports Writer | Sports


Halladay throws 5-hitter against Braves for 1st NL shutout

ATLANTA - Roy Halladay threw a five-hitter for his first NL shutout - getting a couple of big assists from his defense - and the Philadelphia Phillies blanked the Atlanta Braves 2-0 on Wednesday night.

April 21, 2010 | | Sports


NFL draft goes for glitz as it moves to prime time

NEW YORK - Offensive tackles and tight ends used to hitting the green artificial turf will make their entrance on the red carpet.

April 21, 2010 | By RACHEL COHEN AP Sports Writer | Sports


Big Ben gets big ban

NEW YORK - The NFL cracked down on one of its stars Wednesday, suspending Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger for not just a few games but the first six of the season, even though he avoided sexual assault charges in Georgia.

April 21, 2010 | By BARRY WILNER AP Football Writer | Sports


McLouth, Braves beat Phillies 4-3 in 10 innings

ATLANTA - Jason Heyward hit a tying homer with two outs in the ninth inning, the second of back-to-back shots by Atlanta, and Nate McLouth led off the 10th with another home run to complete the Braves' power-packed comeback in a 4-3 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday night.

April 20, 2010 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Johnson, Smith lead Hawks past Bucks in Game 2

ATLANTA - With Joe Johnson and high-flying Josh Smith leading the way, the Atlanta Hawks avoided another Game 2 letdown.

April 20, 2010 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Drivers pleased with tire tests at Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS - Tony Stewart savored Tuesday's homecoming.

April 20, 2010 | By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer | Sports


Falcons Announce 2010 schedule

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Falcons are opening the 2010 season at Pittsburgh.

April 20, 2010 | The Associated Press | Sports


Flying under the radar

ATLANTA - Joe Johnson has never been a guy who craves attention.

April 19, 2010 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Local Roundup: GSU golf third at SoCon Championship

The Georgia Southern men's golf team shaved four strokes off its first round score on day two of the Southern Conference Men's Golf Championship (April 19). Three Eagles posted scores in the red for a 286 (-2) second round tally at The Country Club of South Carolina, a par 72, 7,062-yard layout.

April 19, 2010 | From staff and wire reports | Sports


9th rocky for Colorado, Heyward a hero again

ATLANTA - Add two more firsts to Jason Heyward's heralded rookie season: a game-winning hit and a show of excitement.

April 18, 2010 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Furyk emerges from Harbour Town shootout

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C.- Jim Furyk says he's done putting pressure on himself.

April 17, 2010 | By PETE IACOBELLI AP Sports Writer | Sports


Changes make NASCAR finishes less predictable

FORT WORTH, Texas - Double-file restarts and the chance for multiple attempts at green-white-checkered finishes are certainly changing the end of NASCAR races and late-race strategy.

April 17, 2010 | By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Jimenez dominates Braves in no-hitter

ATLANTA - Ubaldo Jimenez pitched the first no-hitter in the Colorado Rockies' 18-year history, dominating the Atlanta Braves in a 4-0 victory Saturday night.

April 17, 2010 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Johnson scores 22 points, Hawks beat Bucks

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks are off to a good start in the playoffs, even though they barely showed up for the second half. The Milwaukee Bucks are short-handed but at least showed a little fight.

April 17, 2010 | AP Sports Writer | Sports


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Kim jumps to big lead at Wyndham championship

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Si Woo Kim and Lucas Glover had putts for 59 on another low-scoring day in the Wyndham Championship.

August 19, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Rams' Todd Gurley set for preseason debut

IRVINE, Calif. - Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley thought he saw New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia on Thursday, only for teammates to convince ...

August 19, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Georgia star Chubb gains confidence in comeback

ATHENS, Ga. - It was not just another scrimmage for Nick Chubb.

August 19, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Steelers' Harrison willing to talk PEDs after NFL's deadline

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison is willing to meet with theNFL to discuss an alleged link to performance-enhancing drugs - but only five days ...

August 19, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


MLB may consider limits on pitching changes, shifts

HOUSTON (AP) - Limiting pitching changes, restricting defensive shifts, altering the strike zone and installing pitch clocks are among the ideas Major League Baseball may consider ...

August 19, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Looking beyond the home team in Olympic basketball coverage

NEW YORK (AP) - In Rio and any other Olympics, broadcasters are frequently criticized for a concentration on a home nation's athletes that causes it ...

August 18, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Bello, Na share Wyndham lead at -7

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Rested after the Rio Olympics, Rafa Cabrera Bello shot a 7-under 63 on Thursday in the Wyndham Championship for a share of ...

August 18, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


US beats France 86-67 to advance to finals

RIO DE JANEIRO - It's rare to see the U.S. women's basketball team struggle during the Olympics. Then again, they've had Sue ...

August 18, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Tennessee athletic director Dave Hart to retire in June 2017

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee athletic director Dave Hart will retire next summer after a tumultuous tenure that included consolidation of the men's and women ...

August 18, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


US routs Argentina 105-78, moves into men's basketball semis

RIO DE JANEIRO - The nail-biters ended for the U.S. Olympic men's basketball team.

August 17, 2016 | By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer | Sports


NFL demands that players interview in investigation

LATROBE, Pa. (AP) - Pittsburgh Steelers' linebacker James Harrison doesn't want to face a suspension. He is also not interested in talking to NFL representatives ...

August 16, 2016 | By DAN SCIFO Associated Press | Sports


Biles notches fourth gold medal of games

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Simone Biles starts each year by pulling out a notebook to write down her goals for the next 12 months. When ...

August 16, 2016 | By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer | Sports


Outdoor Life: Beware the dangers of weed aversion

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) in Atlanta has recently released a study on a new illness that has been dubbed Weed Height Aversion and ...

August 16, 2016 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports


New soccer coach Murphy has work cut out for him

Any new coach will always have his work cut out as he prepares a team full of unfamiliar players for a competitive season. For new ...

August 15, 2016 | | Sports


BA falls to Robert Toombs 4-1

Bulloch Academy racked up a season-high eight hits on Monday night, but could only translate it into one run as the Gators fell to Robert ...

August 15, 2016 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


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