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U.S. downs Germany for final berth
MONTREAL — Carli Lloyd buried a penalty kick, Hope Solo got another shutout and the United States beat top-ranked Germany 2-0 on Tuesday night to advance to the title match at the Women’s World Cup.
June 30, 2015 11:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nats get to Miller early
ATLANTA — Jordan Zimmermann took a shutout into the eighth inning and the Washington Nationals beat the Atlanta Braves 6-1 on Tuesday night to continue their season-long dominance of the division r...
June 30, 2015 11:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Phil Knight stepping down as Nike chairman
NEW YORK — Phil Knight, a middle-distance runner who partnered with his track coach at Oregon to launch a footwear and apparel company that made the Nike swoosh one of the most recognizable logos i...
June 30, 2015 11:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Straight-set wins for top-ranked Djokovic, Williams on Day 1
Serena Williams knew she had to do something — fast.
June 29, 2015 03:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Amid career resurgence, Boyer keeps family close
Through a journeyman career that has seen him play for six different major league teams and even spend a stint in Japan, Blaine Boyer has never forgotten what helped him get to this level. The Minn...
June 28, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Burns prospering in speed-filled rookie season
Billy Burns is playing baseball nearly 2,500 miles from where he grew up, but the Oakland Athletics’ rookie center fielder looks right at home in the Bay Area. Though he’s missed a pair of games wi...
June 28, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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U.S. prepares for battle with No. 1 Germany
Megan Rapinoe is so done with her exile to the spectators’ seats at the Women’s World Cup. Bring on Germany, said the U.S. midfielder.
June 27, 2015 11:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pittsburgh pounds on Teheran in first inning
Julio Teheran wasn’t sure where his two-seam fastball was going when he sent one toward Andrew McCutchen in the first inning Saturday. When it smacked into the slugger’s left elbow, Teheran winced
June 27, 2015 11:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Williams continues bid for sweep of Grand Slam crowns
Serena Williams heads to Wimbledon halfway to a Grand Slam. If it were up to her, no one would notice.
June 27, 2015 11:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 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 | 0 0 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 | 7 7 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 | 6 6 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 | 5 5 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 | 6 6 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 | 5 5 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 | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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New format for softball, tennis brackets could benefit state’s powerful regions
A change in the Georgia High School Association bylaws will allow a region to send each of its four teams to the state semifinals in softball and tennis, which was previously impossible.
June 24, 2015 12:39 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local Roundup: Page pulls away from Reaid to prevail at Dixie
Michael Page and T.J. Reaid traded the lead often during Saturday night’s Super Late Model race at Dixie Speedway before Page finally closed out his second straight win.
June 24, 2015 12:33 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Athlete of the Year: Consistency a common theme in Bailey’s finale
Woodstock’s Owen Bailey was nothing if not consistent during his final year as a high school athlete.
June 21, 2015 12:16 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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