CHICAGO - The Chicago Cubs threw no punches. Manager Lou Piniella might have kicked an umpire, though.
Samose Mays had heard it was a long shot, but that didn't drive him away from applying for a grant from the Atlanta Falcons Youth Foundation.
CHICAGO - The Chicago Cubs didn't need another team at Wrigley Field on Friday to find an opponent.
ATLANTA - With Bobby Cox, it usually starts this way: Sitting in an obscured corner of the dugout, he'll remove his cap with one hand, rub the other through his hair and begin grumbling in a not-so-subtle tone that's sure to catch the umpire's attention.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves' most important news Friday may come before the team opens its weekend series against the Cubs in Chicago.
SURRY, Va. - Informants have come forward saying they can link Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick to dog fighting, the prosecutor in the case said Thursday, and he has turned their accounts and contact information over to investigators.
MILWAUKEE - After an awful first inning, Ben Sheets reassured manager Ned Yost everything was OK.
MILWAUKEE - Brian McCann quickly made up for his lapse. One inning after a run scored when he failed to block a pitch, McCann hit a go-ahead, three-run double in a seven-run eighth, and the Atlanta Braves beat Milwaukee 9-3 Wednesday to send the Brewers to their seventh loss in eight games. ''One minute the ball gets by me, their guy scores and they get the lead,'' McCann said. ''I just got ...
Brandyn Bradford loves sports. At 10 years old, the Stilson Elementary School student can sit and talk sports with the best of 'em. But this spring, Brandyn decided it was time to stop talking sports, and time to start playing them. He went right up to his parents and asked if he could play baseball. The answer wasn't an immediate 'yes'. "We'd never been faced with that question before," said his mother ...
ATLANTA - Ryan Howard made his return from the disabled list official with a pair of two-run homers Sunday.
ATLANTA - Chase Utley drove in three runs, Shane Victorino had three hits and Philadelphia beat the Atlanta Braves 6-4 on Saturday to give the Phillies a winning record for the first time this season.
ATLANTA - Every 20 years or so, Jamie Moyer beats the Braves. He was right on schedule Friday night.
ATLANTA — John Smoltz became baseball’s first pitcher with 200 wins and 150 saves, recording his 200th win with another triumph over one of his best friends. Smoltz beat Tom Glavine with seven shutout innings and Matt Diaz homered to lead the Atlanta Braves to a 2-1 win over the New York Mets on Thursday night. Making his third start of the season against Glavine, his Atlanta teammate from 1988-2002, Smoltz (7-2) became the NL’s ...
ST. SIMONS ISLAND - Chris Kirk was at his best when the wind was at its worst Friday in the McGladrey Classic. Kirk rolled in a 40-foot birdie putt from off the green, chipped in from nearly 60 feet for birdie on another hole and wound up with another 4-under 66 at Sea Island to take a one-shot lead going into the ...