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Hawks keep streak alive, top Trail Blazers 105-99

Published Jan. 31 2015

ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Hawks keep finding new ways to extend the longest winning streak in franchise history. This time,...

Hawks keep streak alive, top Trail Blazers 105-99

Published Jan. 30 2015

ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Hawks overcame 37 points by Portland's LaMarcus Aldridge to extend their franchise-record winning streak to 18...

Loyal fans come out for Braves Caravan

Published Jan. 30 2015

Logan Carmona will throw himself on the mercy of the Battlefield Elementary School administration this morning.

Bethancourt highlights Braves' Chattanooga caravan stop

Published Jan. 27 2015

The annual Atlanta Braves caravan hits Chattanooga on Thursday at the Academy Sports at Hamilton Place from 3:30-5 p.m.

Team Toews outscores Team Foligno 17-12 in NHL All-Star game

Published Jan. 26 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- It was enough to give a goalie nightmares: A record 29 goals, 25 players with at least...

Team Irvin defeats Team Carter 32-28 in Pro Bowl; Watt gets 2 turnovers

Published Jan. 26 2015

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Few moved very fast, no one flattened a quarterback and there were no bone-jarring hits in the...

Serena Williams to meet Cibulkova in Aussie Open quarters

Published Jan. 26 2015

MELBOURNE, Australia -- Serena Williams avenged her heaviest Grand Slam defeat with a comeback 2-6, 6-3, 6-2 win over Garbine...

Chip Ganassi Racing's 'star car' wins Rolex 24 at Daytona

Published Jan. 25 2015

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Chip Ganassi bristles when his No. 02 team is called the "star car."

AP Source: Browns WR Josh Gordon fails another drug test

Published Jan. 25 2015

CLEVELAND -- A person familiar with the situation says troubled Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon has failed another drug test.

Bill Haas pulls away to win Humana Challenge

Published Jan. 25 2015

LA QUINTA, Calif. -- Bill Haas pulled ahead with a 20-foot birdie putt on the par-4 16th and parred the...

Kuchar stumbles, gives away Humana lead

Published Jan. 25 2015

LA QUINTA, Calif. -- Matt Kuchar stumbled late in the third round of the Humana Challenge, handing the lead to...

For streaking Atlanta Hawks, it's all about the balance

Published Jan. 25 2015

ATLANTA -- The Hawks know it can be done.

New England Patriots coach on deflated balls: 'We try to do everything right'

Published Jan. 25 2015

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Saying his team "followed every rule to the letter," New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick described in...

Chicago Cubs Hall of Famer Ernie Banks dies at 83

Published Jan. 24 2015

CHICAGO -- Hall of Fame slugger Ernie Banks, the two-time MVP who never lost his boundless enthusiasm for baseball despite...

Braves claim outfielder Eury Perez off waivers from Yankees

Published Jan. 24 2015

ATLANTA -- The Braves have added another contender to their outfield competition by claiming Eury Perez off waivers from...

Update: nagging back, young family led Jeff Gordon to retire as full-time driver after 2015

Published Jan. 22 2015

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Four-time NASCAR champion Jeff Gordon says he will retire as a full-time driver after 2015 season

Deflategate: Brady, Belichick offer no explanation for deflated footballs

Published Jan. 22 2015

The two men most responsible for delivering wins for the New England Patriots both said Thursday they have no explanation...

Former Mocs quarterback B.J. Coleman gets new football opportunity

Published Jan. 21 2015

Former Mocs quarterback B.J. Coleman has a new opportunity in football.

Kiper believes 2015 draft devoid of franchise quarterbacks

Published Jan. 21 2015

Longtime ESPN analyst Mel Kiper is projecting Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston and Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota as the top...

Super matchup: Seahawks face Patriots for NFL championship

Published Jan. 19 2015

For Russell Wilson's Seattle Seahawks to become the first team in a decade to win consecutive Super Bowls, they'll have...

Patriots beat Colts 45-7, will play Seattle in Super Bowl

Published Jan. 18 2015

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Tom Brady threw for three touchdowns and LeGarrette Blount ran in three more on Sunday to lead...

Seahawks rally stuns Packers 28-22 in OT for NFC title

Published Jan. 18 2015

SEATTLE -- Russell Wilson hit Jermaine Kearse for a 35-yard touchdown 3:19 into overtime to lift the Seattle Seahawks to...

Minor league teams to use pitch clocks

Published Jan. 16 2015

Digital timers are coming soon to AT&T Field.