Season ends for Braves with disputed call

The St. Louis Cardinals won baseball’s first wild-card playoff, taking advantage of a disputed infield fly call that led to a protest and fans littering the field with debris to beat the Atlanta Braves 6-3 Friday. Matt Holliday homered and the defending World Series champion Cardinals benefited from three Braves errors. St. Louis advanced to play Washington in the division […]

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NHL cancels first two weeks of regular season

The NHL canceled the first two weeks of the regular season Thursday, from October 11th to 24th, because of the ongoing player lockout. The players’ union blamed the league, saying they should lift the lockout and let the games go on while negotiations continue. The two sides are battling over how to split $3 billion in hockey-related revenues. The NHL […]

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Rams defeat Cardinals 17-3

The St. Louis Rams beat the previously undefeated Arizona Cardinals 17-3 Thursday night at home in St. Louis. Despite getting the win, Rams quarterbackSam Bradford went just 7 for 21 for 141 yards and two touchdowns, the second-lowest total of his career. Cardinals QB Kevin Kolb was 28 of 50 for 289 yards and was sacked a whopping nine times. […]

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UGA’s Michael Bennett has torn ACL

Georgia wide receiver Michael Bennett is out for the season after tearing the ACL in his right knee during Tuesday’s practice.  Bennett leads the fifth-ranked Bulldogs with 24 catches for 345 yards and four touchdowns. The sophomore from Alpharetta, Ga., will undergo reconstructive knee surgery at an undetermined date, Georgia director of sports medicine Ron Courson said Wednesday in a […]

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Sandusky witness McQueary files defamation suit against Penn State

A former Penn State graduate assistant who reported that he saw former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky showering with a young boy in the locker room in 2001 and testified at Sandusky’s child sex abuse trial sued the university Tuesday for defamation and misrepresentation. Mike McQueary’slawsuit, which is seeking millions of dollars in damages, says that his treatment by Penn […]

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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. VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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