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  • Dodgers roll a lucky number in whipping Braves, 13-6, in Game 3

    Dodgers roll a lucky number in whipping Braves, 13-6,  in Game 3
    The game looked like it wanted to go in dozen different directions all at once, squirming and squealing all over the place, unable to lay claim to anything but a wild ride. And then the Dodgers suddenly seem to say enough, that they had other things...
  • Former WWF star Jake 'The Snake' Roberts sings at Dodgers-Braves game

    Former WWF star Jake 'The Snake' Roberts sings at Dodgers-Braves game
    Jake "The Snake" Roberts, a former WWF star wrestler from 1980s and '90s, turned up at the Braves-Dodgers game on Friday night to lead the Turner Field crowd in the traditional singing of "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" during the seventh-inning stretch....
  • Watch Giancarlo Stanton save a Marlins win with diving catch [Video]

    Watch Giancarlo Stanton save a Marlins win with diving catch [Video]
    Giancarlo Stanton, a slugging outfielder from Notre Dame High School in Sherman Oaks, didn't make the majors because of his defense, but on Thursday night he did make a diving catch that helped the Miami Marlins pull out a 4-3 victory over the Braves at...
  • USOC's Blackmun: Federal or state guarantee may be key to U.S. bid for Games

    USOC's Blackmun:  Federal or state guarantee may be key to U.S. bid for Games
    Few International Olympic Committee meetings will have more of an impact on the future of the Olympics than the session that is to take place this September in Buenos Aires. In a brief span, the members will elect a presidential successor from six...
  • Atlanta Braves say they're moving out of Turner Field

    Atlanta Braves say they're moving out of Turner Field
    What is the life span of a modern stadium? About 20 years, if you ask the Atlanta Braves. The Braves announced plans Monday to move from Turner Field to a new ballpark in suburban Cobb County. The Braves said the new park would open for the 2017...
  • Turner Field will be demolished, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed says

    Turner Field will be demolished, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed says
    Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed says the city will demolish Turner Field after the Braves leave for a new stadium in the suburbs in 2017. Let's see, Turner Field cost $209 million to build when it opened in 1996. It will be torn down 21 years later. Where's my...
  • Johny Hendricks traveled a long road to fight Georges St-Pierre

    Johny Hendricks traveled a long road to fight Georges St-Pierre
    On Nov. 12, 1993, when the first UFC went live on pay-per-view, a young fourth grader named Johny Hendricks was a sports obsessed busybody at Will Rogers Elementary in Edmond, Okla. Hendricks has grown up with the sport and now 20 years later he has the...
  • Former Raider great Todd Christensen dies at age 57

    Former Raider great Todd Christensen dies at age 57
    Todd Christensen, a five-time Pro Bowl tight end who helped the Raiders win two Super Bowls, died Wednesday morning during surgery in a Utah hospital. He was 57. The news was posted on Facebook by Christensen's former BYU teammate Reno Mahe and...
  • IOC green light for Qatar Olympic bid smacks of hypocrisy

    IOC green light for Qatar Olympic bid smacks of hypocrisy
    During the McCarthy era witch hunts of the 1950s, when Lillian Hellman was asked by Congress to name fellow artists and writers as communists or communist sympathizers, the playwright answered, "I cannot and will not cut my conscience to fit this year's...
  • From Atlanta: In the middle of a parking lot, a tribute to history

    From Atlanta: In the middle of a parking lot, a tribute to history
    Across from Turner Field, the home of the Braves, a parking lot sits on the old site of Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium. The concrete outer facade of the stadium is still there, and there is brick to outline of the old field. Metal squares show where the...
  • Orioles' winning streak snapped by the Braves

    Orioles' winning streak snapped by the Braves
    ATLANTA –  Orioles left-hander Brian Matusz's outing on Friday night came down to one batter — and specifically one pitch — against a rookie shortstop playing in just his 12th game in the major leagues. Matusz spent most of the night...