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Column: MLB needs to protect its fans at every ballpark

Column: MLB needs to protect its fans at every ballpark

By PAUL NEWBERRY ATLANTA (AP) — There’s always a surge of excitement when a foul ball comes your way, mixed with a sense of dread. It’s a thrilling souvenir to take home from the ballpark. Yet too many fans have been left bloody and maimed by these projectiles hurtling into the stands. One person even…More

Analysis: Toughest schedule? So. Carolina can make the claim

Analysis: Toughest schedule? So. Carolina can make the claim

By STEVE MEGARGEE South Carolina has the type of brutal schedule that could help the Gamecocks be a better team that winds up with a worse record than last year. The Gamecocks host both of the participants in last year’s College Football Playoff championship game: Clemson and Alabama. They also travel to Georgia, the runner-up…More

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

Jovan Miles – Principal of Thomasville Heights Elementary

Jovan Miles – Principal of Thomasville Heights Elementary

Jovan Miles joins Buck and Kincade to discuss “Purpose Built Schools – Atlanta,” a program that combines the best of traditional public schools with the best of charter schools, to offer a proven program designed to put all students on a trajectory for success through college and in their careers. Find out how it has…More

Analysis: Arizona’s Tate darkhorse contender for Heisman

Analysis: Arizona’s Tate darkhorse contender for Heisman

By JOE REEDY Last season, Khalil Tate was on the short list of preseason favorites for the Heisman Trophy. As Arizona prepares to open this season on Aug. 24 at Hawaii, the junior quarterback is a longshot. Tate rushed for 1,411 yards and 12 touchdowns in 2017, including two games of 230 yards or more.…More

Lakers’ Cousins tears ACL in left knee, awaiting surgery

Lakers’ Cousins tears ACL in left knee, awaiting surgery

By TIM REYNOLDS EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — DeMarcus Cousins is facing rehab from another major injury, and the Los Angeles Lakers have endured their first big problem of a season with championship expectations. Cousins was diagnosed Thursday with a torn ACL in his left knee, an injury that could sideline the six-time All-Star big…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

Earnhardt takes weekend off after plane crash near Bristol

Earnhardt takes weekend off after plane crash near Bristol

ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. will take the weekend off from broadcasting to be with his wife and daughter after the three were in a plane crash landing Thursday near Bristol Motor Speedway. The 44-year-old television analyst and retired driver was taken to a hospital for evaluation after the crash in east Tennessee.…More

Braves jump on Seth Lugo for 5 runs in 7th, beat Mets 6-4

Braves jump on Seth Lugo for 5 runs in 7th, beat Mets 6-4

BY CHARLES ODUM ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves survived another near-meltdown by the back end of their bullpen in the ninth after the New York Mets‘ best reliever gave up five runs in the seventh. Tyler Flowers drove in a tiebreaking run with an infield hit, and Atlanta scored five runs off Seth Lugo…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

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