ATLANTA - This sounds familiar. The Atlanta Braves have hobbled through the month of June, struggling to cope with injuries to several key players, a patched-together rotation and a horrendous slump by one of the team's top sluggers. But there's one big change from a year ago. This time around, the June swoon hasn't knocked the Braves out of the NL East race. In fact, they're actually closer to first than they ...
ATLANTA - Julian Tavarez pitched seven scoreless innings, switching to cruise control after the Boston Red Sox homered three times in the first two innings on the way to routing the Atlanta Braves 11-0 on Wednesday night.
For Josh Thompson, the last four years have certainly been memorable ones. Now, the senior noseguard is ready to enter his final season with the Auburn football team and hopes 2007 won't be any different.
ATLANTA - The Braves swapped left-handed relievers with Detroit on Wednesday, sending former Screven County pitcher Macay McBride to the Tigers for Wilfredo Ledezma.
ATLANTA (AP) - Josh Beckett's slump lasted all of one game. Bouncing back from his first loss, Beckett pitched six scoreless innings and even contributed a run-scoring double in his 10th win, leading the Boston Red Sox past the Atlanta Braves 4-0 Tuesday night. The weather was the only thing that got the best of Beckett (10-1). The right-hander didn't return after a 48-minute rain delay, letting three relievers finish up a five-hitter. Beckett joined ...
ATLANTA - Curt Schilling was missing his overpowering stuff. Brian McCann and the Braves sure took advantage of it.
The Statesboro-Bulloch County Sharks swim team has a pretty basic goal - developing world-class citizens and world-class athletes. First-year coach Bill Sprague plans on fulfilling that mission by teaching and developing life skills through the Sharks, a local year-round team for swimmers ages six and up.
CLEVELAND - Fausto Carmona's sharp sinker gave the Cleveland Indians a needed lift.
OAKMONT, Pa. - Aaron Baddeley teetered on the edge of a collapse, staring at bogeys on the golf course and Tiger Woods' name high on the leaderboard.
ATLANTA - Andruw Jones was only 19 and still had Class A dirt in his cleats when he made his debut with the Atlanta Braves in 1996.
CLEVELAND - Edgar Renteria couldn't be contained, a day after barely getting the ball out of the infield.
CLEVELAND - Yunel Escobar was 12 years old the last time the Atlanta Braves won a game at Jacobs Field.
CLEVELAND - Once again, the San Antonio Spurs walked the hallways in champagne-soaked T-shirts. Bruce Bowen carried the Larry O'Brien trophy, one he had cradled before.
OAKMONT, Pa. - Angel Cabrera was the last survivor to par Friday, but only because of an amazing birdie on his final hole that made Phil Mickelson extinct at this U.S. Open.
OAKMONT, Pa. - No 72nd hole collapse for Phil Mickelson at this year's U.S. Open. No 72nd hole for Phil Mickelson, period.
ST. SIMONS ISLAND - Heavy fog allowed Brian Gay a quick nap, and he no longer felt so sluggish after traveling halfway around the world from Shanghai to Sea Island.
DAVIE, Fla. - In a culture that fosters conflict, Jonathan Martin sought to avoid it.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. - When Alex Gibney set out to make a movie about cyclist Lance Armstrong's 2009 Tour de France comeback, the documentarian admits he bought into the hype: The man who'd cheated death was coming back to reign supreme - and clean. "All of us fans wanted to believe," said Gibney, who directed this summer's well-received documentary "We Steal ...
ATLANTA - Rookie guard Dennis Schroder of the Atlanta Hawks has been suspended for one game without pay for striking DeMarcus Cousins of the Sacramento Kings in the groin. The suspension was announced by Rod Thorn, the NBA's president of basketball operations. Schroder will sit out Thursday night's game in Denver against the Nuggets. With just less than 10 minutes left in Atlanta's 105-100 victory on Tuesday night, Schroder hit Cousins with his left hand ...