Braves fall to Pirates

Kevin Correia pitched effectively into the seventh inning, Garrett Jones homered and the Pittsburgh Pirates won consecutive games for the first time in four weeks, beating the Atlanta Braves 5-1 Tuesday night. A day after being eliminated from the NL East division title race, the wild-card Braves rested several regulars and shuffled players in and out of the lineup throughout […]

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10/2 Top Political Headlines

*NBC News: A Pennsylvania judge has blocked enforcement of the key section of a voter identification law which the state legislature enacted and Republican Governor Tom Corbett signed last March, meaning that the law will not be in effect for the November 6 election. Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy  ———- *The presidential candidates […]

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Nationals clinch NL East

The Atlanta Braves’ hopes of winning the National League East ended Monday night with a 2-1 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates that clinched the division title for the Washington Nationals. The Braves, who needed to sweep the Pirates and have first-place Washington drop three games to Philadelphia to tie for the division lead, will instead be the top wild card […]

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Thornwell commits to Gamecocks

Sindarius Thornwell (6’5″) of Lancaster and Oak Hill Academy in Virginia committed Monday night to play basketball for Frank Martin at South Carolina. Thornwell picked the Gamecocks over NC State. Last season he averaged 28 points, 9 rebounds and 6 assists per game. He is the second commitment for the 2013 class for the Gamecocks.

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College Football Scoreboard (Week 5)

SATURDAY (9/29): #2 Oregon 51 Washington State 26 (De’Anthony Thomas and Kenjon Barner sandwiched touchdown runs around Avery Patterson’s 34-yard interception return for a score in a third quarter scoring blitz.) #18 Oregon State 38 Arizona 35 (Sean Mannion threw for a career-high 433 yards and hit Connor Hamlett on a 9-yard pass with 1:09 left for his third touchdown.) […]

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Braves complete sweep of Miami

David Ross and Andrelton Simmons raced home on left fielder Bryan Peterson’s costly error, sending Tommy Hanson and the Atlanta Braves to a 6-2 victory over the Miami Marlins on Thursday night. Hanson allowed two runs, one earned, and six hits in 5 1/3 innings for his first win since July 30, also against Miami. The right-hander was 0-4 with […]

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9/27 Top Political Headlines

*On the campaign trail – Congressman Paul Ryan had a simple message for those gathered to hear him speak at America the Beautiful Park: A Mitt Romney administration would support America’s military.  Ryan, speaking just down the street from the Air Force Academy, talked about the joy and hope it brings him to appoint students to the various military academies […]

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Braves win again

The Braves showed no hangover from their champagne celebration, beating Miami 3-0 on Wednesday night as Martin Prado homered and Paul Maholm combined with three relievers on a six-hitter. The win came one night after Atlanta clinched at least an NL wild-card berth with Tuesday night’s 4-3 win over the Marlins. After the game, Braves players sprayed champagne on each […]

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