You may find this hard to believe, but I was there. I was there for one of the greatest World Series games in the history of baseball. But what I remember about that night is very little. Game 6 of the 1991 World Series pitted two teams that were never supposed to be there in the first place - the Atlanta Braves and the Minnesota Twins. It was the "worst to first" ...
Well folks, it looks as though summer is upon us. For most, that's a pretty exciting notion. School's out, vacations are scheduled and pools are filled. But for me and my Sports Staff, the summer means one thing - lots of nothing. As soon as the prep baseball and track and field seasons end, there's really not much to do until August. I can't count the times I've been asked, "Yeah, ...
ATLANTA - Willie Harris is a new name to most Atlanta Braves fans, but he's such a star in his hometown that he already has a street named after him - just like the town's only other native son to play in the major leagues, Hall of Famer Jackie Robinson.
CLEVELAND - Time to bust out the hiking boots, grab some sturdy ropes and maybe even hire a Sherpa.
SAN ANTONIO - Two down, two to go. The San Antonio Spurs are halfway to a fourth title and a chance to state their case as an NBA dynasty. And LeBron James, you're a witness.
ATLANTA - Bobby Cox insists he has no animosity toward the Chicago Cubs. Lou Piniella said he feels the same way about the Atlanta Braves. The reality, however, is that each manager oversees a pitching staff that keeps hitting batters on the other team.
Mike DeVeaux isn't quite ready to get "a real job" yet. Who could blame him?
ATLANTA - Braves third baseman Chipper Jones was cleared to take a few swings in live batting practice on Sunday, but he still doesn't know when he can return to Atlanta's lineup.
ATLANTA - Peter Moylan pitched three scoreless innings in relief of injured starter Tim Hudson, and the Atlanta Braves ended a four-game losing streak with a 9-5 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday night.
ATLANTA - Alfonso Soriano hit three home runs in the first four innings and the Chicago Cubs continued their strong road play by beating the Atlanta Braves 9-1 on Friday night.
SAN ANTONIO - One of the most anticipated debuts in NBA finals history was way, way off the mark.
MILWAUKEE - Hank Aaron wants no part of Barry Bonds. With Bonds closing in on the career home run record, Aaron attended a news conference Thursday at the spot where his 755th and final home run landed in 1976. ''I don't have any thoughts about Barry. I don't even know how to spell his name,'' Aaron said briskly, then added a laugh. Aaron was curt when asked whether baseball commissioner Bud ...
ATLANTA - There was no need for Lou Piniella to kick up any dust. Rich Hill and the Chicago Cubs kept their manager happy in his return from a four-game suspension.
SURRY, Va. - Federal law enforcement officials descended on a home owned by Michael Vick on Thursday armed with a search warrant that suggests they're taking over an investigation into the Falcons quarterback's possible involvement in dogfighting.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves continued to lean on local talent when they made Henry County High School outfielder Jason Heyward their first-round pick in Thursday's amateur baseball draft.