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Brewers hang on for 5-4 win over Braves

Brewers hang on for 5-4 win over Braves

By TOM KERTSCHER MILWAUKEE (AP) — After Christian Yelich helped give the Milwaukee Brewers a big early lead, Josh Hader preserved the win that nearly got away. Hader struck out Ozzie Albies with two outs and the tying run on third in the ninth inning to save the 5-4 win over the Atlanta Braves on…More

Georgia leads growing SEC pack chasing powerhouse Alabama

Georgia leads growing SEC pack chasing powerhouse Alabama

By JOHN ZENOR HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Kirby Smart talks about Georgia taking “that next step.” Quarterback Jake Fromm wants the Bulldogs “to get over the hump.” In the Southeastern Conference, that step — or hump — is beating Alabama. Georgia has pushed the Crimson Tide to the brink in a Southeastern Conference championship game…More

Woods trying to get up to speed for final major of year

Woods trying to get up to speed for final major of year

By DOUG FERGUSON PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — Tiger Woods was on the practice range when the gates at the British Open opened Tuesday, and before long he was on the tee and ready to go. He just didn’t go for very long. Woods played a full round at Royal Portrush when he arrived Sunday…More

Yelich hits grand slam, Brewers power past Braves 13-1

Yelich hits grand slam, Brewers power past Braves 13-1

MILWAUKEE — Earlier in the day, Brewers manager Craig Counsell said his team had to find a way to make more plays in order to claw out of its midseason slump. Milwaukee then went out and did it Tuesday night. Christian Yelich hit his second career grand slam, Keston Hiura and Lorenzo Cain each had…More

Georgia Tech Football Fan Day Set for Aug. 3, 2019

Georgia Tech Football Fan Day Set for Aug. 3, 2019

Open practice, autograph session highlight festivities THE FLATS – Fans will get a first glimpse at head coach Geoff Collins’ first Georgia Tech squad when the Yellow Jackets host their annual Fan Day on Saturday, Aug. 3 at Bobby Dodd Stadium. Collins invites fans to come out to Bobby Dodd Stadium to watch the Jackets…More

Analysis: Djokovic looks like he could catch Federer, Nadal

Analysis: Djokovic looks like he could catch Federer, Nadal

By HOWARD FENDRICH WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Novak Djokovic never has been this close to Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal in the Grand Slam trophy count. Given the way Djokovic edged Federer in a thrilling Wimbledon final for his fourth championship at the past five major tournaments, there is little reason to think the 32-year-old…More

Boxing champ Pernell Whitaker dies; hit by car in Virginia

Boxing champ Pernell Whitaker dies; hit by car in Virginia

By TIM DAHLBERG Pernell Whitaker, an Olympic gold medalist and four-division champion who was regarded as one of the greatest defensive fighters ever, has died after being hit by a car in Virginia. He was 55. Police in Virginia Beach said the former fighter was hit by a car Sunday night. The driver of the…More

Freeman, Fried power scorching hot Braves past Brewers, 4-2

Freeman, Fried power scorching hot Braves past Brewers, 4-2

MILWAUKEE (AP) — One pitch was all Freddie Freeman needed to power the Atlanta Braves to their fifth straight victory. The left-handed slugger sent an offering from Milwaukee Brewers starter Adrian Houser deep to center field to bring home three of the Braves’ four runs in a 4-2 win Monday night. “We’ve been clicking for…More

Braves interested in Madison Bumgarner leading up to trade deadline

Braves interested in Madison Bumgarner leading up to trade deadline

By Matt Weitz – 680 The Fan ATLANTA – As the trade deadline approaches, the Braves are eyeing San Francisco Giants pitching ace Madison Bumgarner to add to their rotation. Though Bumgarner is not what he used to be, he has something most pitchers on the Braves staff lack, postseason experience.  Bumgarner won three World Series…More

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