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AP source: Carter returning to Hawks for 22nd NBA season

AP source: Carter returning to Hawks for 22nd NBA season

By PAUL NEWBERRY ATLANTA (AP) — Vince Carter is putting off retirement for at least one more season. With that, he’ll claim the longest career in NBA history all to himself. A person familiar with the situation confirmed that Carter has agreed to terms on a one-year contract to return to the Atlanta Hawks for…More

Barnhart’s 3-run homer off Greene lifts Reds over Braves 6-4

Barnhart’s 3-run homer off Greene lifts Reds over Braves 6-4

By CHARLES ODUM ATLANTA (AP) — Shane Greene was acquired to provide long-awaited stability to the back end of the Atlanta Braves’ bullpen. Instead, the new closer has only provided more late-innings struggles. Tucker Barnhart hit a tiebreaking three-run homer in the 10th inning off Greene and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Braves 6-4 on…More

Phillies sue to block Phanatic from becoming ‘free agent’

Phillies sue to block Phanatic from becoming ‘free agent’

NEW YORK (AP) — The Philadelphia Phillies have sued the New York company that created the Phanatic mascot to prevent the green furry fan favorite from becoming a free agent. In a complaint filed Friday in U.S. District Court in Manhattan, the team alleged Harrison/Erickson threatened to terminate the Phillies’ rights to the Phanatic next…More

Atlanta falls to Denver in Canton, 14-10

Atlanta falls to Denver in Canton, 14-10

By BARRY WILNER CANTON, Ohio (AP) — For a while Thursday, Vic Fangio didn’t know if his long-awaited debut as a head coach would happen in the Hall of Fame game. Fangio finished team meetings, then headed to a hospital because of a kidney stone. Though determined to lead his new team, the Denver Broncos,…More

Donaldson’s HR lifts Braves over Nationals 5-4 in 10 innings

Donaldson’s HR lifts Braves over Nationals 5-4 in 10 innings

WASHINGTON — Josh Donaldson homered against Sean Doolittle in the top of the 10th inning, and the Atlanta Braves pulled out a 5-4 victory over the Washington Nationals on Wednesday to take two of three in the series and pad their NL East lead to 6 1/2 games. After the Nationals scored twice in the…More

Washington takes on Atlanta after Strasburg’s strong showing

Washington takes on Atlanta after Strasburg’s strong showing

By The Associated Press Atlanta Braves (62-44, first in the NL East) vs. Washington Nationals (56-49, second in the NL East) Washington; Monday, 7 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Braves: Dallas Keuchel (3-3, 3.50 ERA) Nationals: Patrick Corbin (8-5, 3.25 ERA) LINE: Nationals favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 9 1/2 runs BOTTOM LINE: Washington…More

Ex-Red Sox star David Ortiz out of hospital after shooting

Ex-Red Sox star David Ortiz out of hospital after shooting

BOSTON (AP) — Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz is out of the hospital following three surgeries after being shot in the back at a bar in the Dominican Republic. The Red Sox said Saturday that they’ve been told Ortiz has been released from Massachusetts General Hospital. The team said there will be an update…More

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