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Bellinger hits 41st homer, Dodgers beat Braves 8-3

Bellinger hits 41st homer, Dodgers beat Braves 8-3

By GEORGE HENRY ATLANTA (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers are hitting home runs at a record pace, and manager Dave Roberts loves every minute of it. “It makes me look really good, and it makes the Dodgers look really good,” Roberts said. “These are guys that really understand situations, what a pitcher is trying…More

Alonso ties NL rookie HR record as Mets beat Braves 10-8

Alonso ties NL rookie HR record as Mets beat Braves 10-8

By CHARLES ODUM ATLANTA (AP) — Pete Alonso and Amed Rosario helped the New York Mets pile up huge totals of hits and runs. The Mets needed almost all of them to hold off the homer-happy Atlanta Braves. Alonso drove in six runs with five hits, including a three-run homer that helped lead to Julio…More

Atlanta United beats Club América 3-2 for Campeones Cup

Atlanta United beats Club América 3-2 for Campeones Cup

By PAUL NEWBERRY ATLANTA (AP) — As confetti flew all around, Atlanta United’s players bounced up and down in the middle of the field, celebrating with the same passion they showed last December. No, it wasn’t as significant as winning the MLS Cup. But in some ways, this felt even more satisfying. Atlanta scored a…More

Freeman could join Ryan as Atlanta’s starters against Jets

Freeman could join Ryan as Atlanta’s starters against Jets

By CHARLES ODUM FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Matt Ryan expects to make his 2019 preseason debut when the Atlanta Falcons play the New York Jets on Thursday night, and his running back may be Devonta Freeman. Ryan has been an observer for the Falcons’ first two preseason games. Sloppy field conditions at Miami helped…More

Atlanta opens 3-game series at home against New York

Atlanta opens 3-game series at home against New York

By The Associated Press New York Mets (61-57, third in the NL East) vs. Atlanta Braves (70-50, first in the NL East) Atlanta; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Mets: Zack Wheeler (9-6, 4.20 ERA) Braves: Max Fried (13-4, 4.11 ERA) LINE: Braves favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 9 1/2 runs BOTTOM LINE:…More

Mess for Braves from fire extinguisher damaged in anger

Mess for Braves from fire extinguisher damaged in anger

MIAMI (AP) — The mess in the Atlanta Braves clubhouse made by a punctured fire extinguisher has been cleaned up before Sunday’s series finale at Miami. The damage occurred when Braves reliever Sean Newcomb kicked a garbage can in anger after giving up the winning run in the 10th inning of Saturday night’s ugly 7-6…More

Reed takes 1-shot lead at FedEx Cup opener

Reed takes 1-shot lead at FedEx Cup opener

By DOUG FERGUSON JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Patrick Reed is finally being rewarded with good scores, and he hopes it can be enough to turn around his season. He is winless in the last 16 months dating to the 2018 Masters. He hasn’t missed the Tour Championship in five years, and started the FedEx…More

Yankees OF Brett Gardner restrained from going after umpire

Yankees OF Brett Gardner restrained from going after umpire

TORONTO (AP) — New York Yankees outfielder Brett Gardner had to be restrained from going after home plate umpire Chris Segal following a disputed strike call against Cameron Maybin in the fourth inning of Friday night’s game against the Blue Jays. Segal called Maybin out on a third strike that appeared to miss low but…More

Sandusky to be resentenced next month in molestation case

Sandusky to be resentenced next month in molestation case

By MARK SCOLFORO HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A state judge has ordered Jerry Sandusky be taken to a central Pennsylvania courtroom next month for resentencing on his 45-count child sexual abuse conviction, six months after an appeals court ruled mandatory minimums had been improperly applied. Judge John Foradora filed an order Wednesday that scheduled the…More

Woods rested, back not entirely ready for FedEx Cup playoffs

Woods rested, back not entirely ready for FedEx Cup playoffs

By DOUG FERGUSON JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Tiger Woods is plenty rested going into the FedEx Cup playoffs. Whether he’s ready is day to day. Woods stopped hitting full shots on the back nine of Liberty National on Wednesday during his pro-am round for The Northern Trust, a precautionary move during a year in…More

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