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Uribe caps off Teheran's strong start with homer
Juan Uribe hit a tie-breaking homer in the seventh inning, Julio Teheran delivered another strong home start and the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 2-1 on Friday night.
July 03, 2015 11:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Serena staves off challenge from Brit
Twice, Serena Williams stood merely two points from a loss at Wimbledon against a British opponent buoyed by a roaring, flag-waving Centre Court crowd.
July 03, 2015 11:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wambach playing with ‘title or bust’ mentality
With the title match looming, Abby Wambach isn’t mincing words. “All I care about is winning this World Cup,” she said.
July 03, 2015 11:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Changes made at Daytona
NASCAR’s most famous race track is seemingly safer and possibly more politically correct as the series returned to its birthplace Friday.
July 03, 2015 11:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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A-Rod, Yankees settle disputes over milestones
Alex Rodriguez and the Yankees settled their dispute over a marketing payment with a deal announced Friday that gives $3.5 million to charitable groups.
July 03, 2015 11:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maybin’s single the winner for Atlanta
Cameron Maybin drove in the go-ahead run with a chopper against Max Scherzer that bounced over third base in the ninth inning, lifting the Atlanta Braves to a 2-1 victory over the Washington Nation...
July 02, 2015 11:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Smoltz the first ‘Tommy John’ inductee into Baseball Hall of Fame
When John Smoltz is inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in three weeks, he’ll be the first player enshrined following Tommy John surgery.
July 02, 2015 11:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fans asked to not display Confederate flag at NASCAR races
NASCAR’s national series tracks announced Thursday that they are asking fans to refrain from displaying the Confederate flag at races following the deadly attack at a South Carolina church.
July 02, 2015 11:53 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nadal stunned by qualifier at Wimbledon
On the final point of the first set of his latest Wimbledon disappointment, Rafael Nadal swung his mighty, lefty forehand — and whiffed, accidentally whacking his right leg with his racket.
July 02, 2015 11:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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More candidates expected to join past notables inducted into Hall of Fame
Cherokee County products Buster Skrine, Bruce Miller and Nick Markakis have all made their names known on a national stage.
July 02, 2015 11:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hall of Fame looking for members to go into upcoming induction group
The Cherokee County Sports Hall of Fame is beginning its annual nomination drive, and vice chairman Scott Webb said there has never been a better time to find a coach or athlete to submit for consi...
July 02, 2015 12:08 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Etowah’s Madison DuVall named All-American for third straight year
Although Madison DuVall wrapped up her high school career several months ago by defending her state diving title in Class AAAAAA, the recent Etowah graduate was able to pick up one more prep honor ...
June 30, 2015 11:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Duke's Tomlinson, UVa's Brian voted ACC athletes of year
Duke football player Laken Tomlinson and Virginia women's soccer player Morgan Brian are the Atlantic Coast Conference's male and female athletes of the year.
June 30, 2015 04:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Male Athlete of the Year: Etowah's Knox bookends year with standout football, baseball seasons
Robbie Knox has become known for being a three-sport athlete at Etowah, but it wasn’t always that way.
June 27, 2015 11:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Female Athlete of the Year: Few ruled better inside Sequoyah’s gym than volleyball, basketball star Hartman
Gaining notoriety as an all-state athlete is no easy feat. Only the top players in each classification are selected to be a member of the first team.
June 27, 2015 12:46 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Etowah alum takes next step in golf career
Over the last week, Anders Albertson has added a pair of accolades and earned his first pay check playing golf.
June 27, 2015 12:44 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Competing in multiple sports the norm for many Cherokee County athletes
Specializing in one sport has been a growing trend among high school athletes. Motivated by time, economics or other constraints, some athletes choose to play one sport.
June 26, 2015 12:53 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fireworks ahead for on, over Dixie track
Dixie Speedway will be lighting up the sky over Woodstock on Saturday night in its annual Independence Day celebration.
June 26, 2015 12:51 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Three locals earn opportunity to compete in border battle against South Carolina
Melanie Talbott was even-par after three rounds and finished third at the Georgia Girls’ Championship, while two boys players with local ties finished in the top eight of the Georgia Junior Champio...
June 25, 2015 12:09 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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