Sports - Professional

Belgium's Marino Vanhoenacker shrugs off trash talk, wins Ironman Chattanooga [photos, videos]

Published Sep. 26 2016

The 40-year-old veteran triathlete made himself at home in Chattanooga for the better part of September, then capped off his...

Legendary golfer Arnold Palmer dies at 87

Published Sep. 25 2016

Legendary golfer Arnold Palmer died Sunday night at the age of 87.

Raiders beat Titans 17-10 with offense not at Oakland's best

Published Sep. 25 2016

Assured at least a split in consecutive road games, the Oakland Raiders learned in a trip to Tennessee that their...

Marlins cancel game against Braves after death of Fernandez

Published Sep. 25 2016

The Miami Marlins have canceled Sunday's home game against the Atlanta Braves following the death of pitcher Jose Fernandez.

Braves win season-high 7th straight, top Marlins 3-2

Published Sep. 24 2016

The Atlanta Braves keep tripping up postseason contenders.

Boxer Ryan Martin makes impact in return to Chattanooga

Published Sep. 22 2016

Ryan Martin made a triumphant return to Central High School on Wednesday afternoon.

Robbed! Cespedes denied game-winning HR as Braves beat Mets

Published Sep. 22 2016

Right in the middle of a pennant race, the New York Mets were robbed.

Teheran stops contending Mets again, Braves win 4th in row

Published Sep. 20 2016

Mets nemesis Julio Teheran pitched seven more sparkling innings and the last-placeAtlanta Braves blunted New York's bid to extend its...

Wentz comes through again as Eagles beat Bears 29-14

Published Sep. 20 2016

Carson Wentz followed up an impressive NFL debut with another solid performance, throwing for 190 yards and a touchdown, and...

Blair's 1st win in 13 starts leads Braves over Mets 7-3

Published Sep. 19 2016

Aaron Blair won for the first time in 13 major league starts, Freddie Freeman drove in three runs off a...

Under 3 percent of US athletes in Rio had medical exemptions

Published Sep. 19 2016

Fifteen of the 558 athletes in the U.S. delegation at the Rio Olympics — or slightly less than 3 percent...

Braves beat Nats at rain-soaked Turner Field

Published Sep. 18 2016

Nationals phenom and Braves pest Trea Turner interrupted right-hander Matt Wisler's strong start before a rain delay ended it. Once...

Falcons use deflected TD pass to beat Raiders 35-28

Published Sep. 18 2016

On a day dominated by the offenses, a fortunate bounce was the difference.

Martin Truex Jr. rallies to win NASCAR Chase opener

Published Sep. 18 2016

Martin Truex Jr. went from a completely unraveled tire that left him a lap down to the NASCAR Chase for...

Braves fall flat against Turner, Nationals

Published Sep. 17 2016

Interim Braves manager Brian Snitker hasn't seen a rookie as talented as Nationals center fielder Trea Turner.

Braves reliever Jose Ramirez suspended 3 games by MLB

Published Sep. 16 2016

Atlanta Braves reliever Jose Ramirez has been given a three-game suspension by Major League Baseball for throwing a pitch near...

Marcell Ozuna homers, Marlins beat Braves 7-5 after benches empty

Published Sep. 15 2016

The benches for the Marlins and Braves emptied after Atlanta right-hander Jose Ramirez was ejected for his high, inside pitch...

Suzuki leads Marlins past Braves with 900th multihit game

Published Sep. 13 2016

Ichiro Suzuki scored two runs and drove in another in the 900th multihit game of his career and the Miami...

49ers open Chip Kelly era with 28-0 victory over Rams

Published Sep. 13 2016

Carlos Hyde ran for 88 yards and two touchdowns and the San Francisco 49ers posted their first season-opening shutout in...

Markakis, Flowers power Atlanta Braves' offense in 12-7 victory

Published Sep. 12 2016

Nick Markakis doubled to drive in the go-ahead run in the sixth inning, Tyler Flowers had four RBIs and the...

Wawrinka wears down Djokovic for 1st US Open title, 3rd Slam

Published Sep. 11 2016

Mere minutes before heading out to face Novak Djokovic in the U.S. Open final, Stan Wawrinka met in the locker...

Jimmy Garoppolo helps Patriots beat Cardinals 23-21

Published Sep. 11 2016

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Jimmy Garoppolo, starting in place of suspended Tom Brady, threw for 264 yards and a touchdown,...

Braves blow scoring chance in 4th, lose at home again

Published Sep. 11 2016

Leaving the bases loaded in the fourth inning ruined their best chance to keep the game close in a 10-3...