Monday, March 27, 2017

Pistons surprise Hawks on opening night, winning 106-94

ATLANTA -- Kentavious Caldwell-Pope scored 21 points to lead all five Detroit starters in double figures, carrying the Pistons to a surprising 106-94 victory over the Atlanta...

Ryan Mathews runs for 2 scores, Eagles beat Falcons 24-15

Ryan Mathews ran for 108 yards and two touchdowns, a tenacious defense held down the league's highest-scoring offense and the Philadelphia Eagles beat the Atlanta Falcons 24-15 on Sunday.


Baseball owners look at rule changes to speed up game

For those rooting for baseball to speed up the game, Commissioner Rob Manfred says: have patience.

Rome Braves: Fireflies take game 3-2 and sweep series

The Columbia Fireflies (4-3) completed a three game sweep of the Rome Braves (2-5) Wednesday morning at State Mutual Stadium 3-2 before 2,017 fans. The Fireflies jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the top of the third following a David Thompson RBI single to right field plating Milton Ramos. The Braves answered back in the bottom of the fourth on an RBI single by Lucas Herbert scoring Justin Ellison. The Braves took the lead in the bottom of the fifth off when Ronald Acuna reached first on a fielder's choice allowing a run to score making it a 2-1 game.

Strasburg leaves early with injury, Nats beat Braves in 11th

Nationals ace Stephen Strasburg winced after throwing a pitch and was forced to leave in the third inning of his first start back from the disabled list, and Washington went on to defeat the Atlanta Braves 5-4 in 11 innings Wednesday night.

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Return TDs show why long field-goal tries remain risky

Associated Press The improbable finish to the Georgia Tech-Florida State game has turned into a teaching...

Frazier has monster day for Dogs

A slight lead at the half would prove to be an important factor in Georgia's...

COLUMN: Tony Stewart on the ropes in final NASCAR Chase

Stewart is in the bottom four of the Chase standings and will be eliminated Sunday at Dover International Speedway if he doesn't pull off some sort of miracle before the field is trimmed from 16 to 12 drivers. He's retiring at the end of this season, and all his fans wanted to see a solid run toward a fourth NASCAR title.


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Freeman runs for 116 yards as Falcons edge Titans 10-7

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Matt Ryan threw for 251 yards and a touchdown pass, and Devonta Freeman ran for 116 yards as the Atlanta...

Freeman, Braves rough up Marlins ace Fernandez in 9-1 win

Freddie Freeman homered to help Atlanta put Marlins ace Jose Fernandez through one of the worst starts of his career, and the Braves beat Miami 9-1 on Saturday. Fernandez (10-4) drove in the decisive runs as a pinch-hitter in Miami's 7-5 12-inning win over Atlanta on Friday night, but then allowed a career-high nine runs, six earned, on eight hits and a walk over 5 2/3 innings on Saturday.

Smart’s mandate is to bring championships to Georgia

The championship mandate for new Georgia coach Kirby Smart could not be clearer.

Markakis, Flowers power Atlanta’s offense in 12-7 victory

Nick Markakis doubled to drive in the go-ahead run in the sixth inning, Tyler Flowers had four RBIs and the Atlanta Braves rallied to beat the Miami Marlins 12-7 on Monday night. The teams combined for 34 hits. Atlanta, which ranks 28th in runs scored, finished in double digits for just the third time this year and the first time at Turner Field.

Braves sign knuckleballer/mountain climber R.A. Dickey

Braves sign knuckleballer/mountain climber R.A. Dickey


Karl-Anthony Towns Makes Snide Remark Post-Game

In the press conference following the Kentucky loss to Wisconsin, a reporter asked Karl-Anthony Towns a question about Frank Kaminsky where he uttered a...
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COLUMN: On To The Next

I'm confident that most of you reading this know by now that South Alabama beat Mississippi State in their season opener. Should Mississippi State...