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Jones Helps Pace Braves Past Padres

August 18, 2012
Jones Helps Pace Braves Past Padres

Chipper Jones homered twice on a night when a big crowd turned out to get his bobblehead, and the Atlanta Braves won their 15th straight game with Kris Medlen as a starter, beating the San Diego Padres 6-0 on Thursday. The Braves remain at home to begin a series with the LA Dodgers Friday night…

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High School Football Kicks Off Friday Night For Some Area Teams

August 17, 2012

The West-Oak Warriors begin the 2012 football season Friday night as they head to Chico Bolin Stadium in Travelers Rest to face the Devil Dogs. Kick-off is set for 7:30 PM. Other week Zero games include Southside Christian at Crescent, North Augusta at TL Hanna, Dixie at Palmetto, and the John Boggs era at Westside…

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Falcons Fall At Home To Bengals

August 17, 2012
Falcons Fall At Home To Bengals

Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton and the Falcons’ Matt Ryan each directed a pair of scoring drives before Cincinnati’s reserves held on for a 24-19 preseason victory over Atlanta on Thursday night.

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Baseball Owners Approve Sale of Padres

August 17, 2012

Major League Baseball owners voted yesterday (August 16th) to approve the sale of the San Diego Padres to a group that includes Kevin and Brian O’Malley, the sons of former Los Angeles Dodgers owner Peter O’Malley. Golfer Phil Mickelson is also part of the group, will will buy the franchise from owner John Moores for…

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Daniel’s Lawson Fails to Qualify for Clemson

August 17, 2012

Clemson defensive lineman signee Shaq Lawson of Daniel announced on Twitter Thursday night he had failed to qualify for his scholarship this year and will enroll at Hargarve Prep, VA.

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Nadal Withdraws From U.S. Open Over Knee Injury

August 16, 2012
Nadal Withdraws From U.S. Open Over Knee Injury

Spain’s Rafael Nadal withdrew yesterday (August 15th) from the upcoming U.S. Open because of tendinitis in his knee, the same injury that’s kept him out of competition since his stunning loss in the second round at Wimbledon in late June to 100th-ranked Lukas Rosal. Among what he missed was the London Olympics, where he was…

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Giants’ Cabrera Suspended 50 Games For Positive Drug Test

August 16, 2012
Giants’ Cabrera Suspended 50 Games For Positive Drug Test

San Francisco Giants’ outfielder Melky Cabrera, who was named the MVP of baseball’s All-Star Game last month, was suspended for 50 games Wednesday (August 15th) after he tested positive for testosterone. The suspension ends what had been a stellar season for Cabrera, who leads the National League with 159 hits and is second in batting…

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Seattle’s Felix Hernandez Pitches Perfect Game

August 16, 2012
Seattle’s Felix Hernandez Pitches Perfect Game

The Seattle Mariners’ Felix Hernandez pitched the 23rd perfect game in Major League history and the first-ever for Seattle Wednesday (August 15th), beating the Tampa Bay Rays 1-0 at home before the Mariners fans. The 26-year-old Hernandez, who won the 2010 American League Cy Young Award, threw 113 pitches during his gem, striking out 12.…

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