Stories by Associated Press

Sunday, March 23, 2014

Blues slip by Penguins

PITTSBURGH - Pittsburgh coach Dan Bylsma wants his high-powered team to get used to playing tight-checking playoff hockey before the postseason begins next month. St. Louis doesn't need the lure ...
By Associated Press

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Braves bolster rotation by adding Santana

KISSIMMEE, Fla. - The Atlanta Braves agreed Wednesday on a $14.1 million, one-year contract with Ervin Santana, strengthening their injury plagued starting rotation.
By Associated Press

Sunday, March 2, 2014

Split Braves squads take loss, tie

Jarred Cosart pitched two shutout innings and Carlos Corporan had a pair of RBI to lead the Houston Astros past the Atlanta Braves 7-4 in a split squad game Sunday. The other Braves game, against ...
By Associated Press

Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014

MLB approves expanded instant replay

PARADISE VALLEY, Ariz. - Major League Baseball will greatly expand instant replay to review close calls starting this season. MLB announced Thursday that owners, players and umpires have approved ...
By Associated Press

Friday, Dec. 27, 2013

Atlanta Hawks' star is injured

Al Horford, the Atlanta Hawks' leading scorer and rebounder, is out indefinitely with a torn right pectoral muscle, leaving his status for the remainder of the season in question.
By Associated Press

Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013

Cutler hopes to return early from injury

The Chicago Bears aren't ruling out an early return for quarterback Jay Cutler from a torn groin muscle that was expected to sideline him for at least four weeks.
By Associated Press

Monday, Oct. 28, 2013

Analysts criticize Anthony for free-agency talk

NEW YORK - Carmelo Anthony should focus on trying to get players to join him in New York, not creating uncertainty about whether he would leave.
By Associated Press

Friday, June 28, 2013

Man paralyzed after rescuing girl dies

A northwest Georgia man paralyzed after diving into a creek to save a 4-year-old girl from drowning nearly three weeks ago has died from complications resulting from his injuries, authorities said ...
By Associated Press

Sunday, May 26, 2013

SC Boeing executive sends workers anti-union e-mail

The general manager of Boeing's new plant in South Carolina has sent out an e-mail telling his workers that Boeing wants to keep the plant union free.
By Associated Press

Saturday, May 25, 2013

Clemson falls in 14 innings

DURHAM, N.C. — Chaz Frank's three-run triple highlighted a five-run 14th inning and lifted North Carolina past Clemson 12-7 late Friday night in the Atlantic Coast Conference baseball ...
By Associated Press

Saturday, May 18, 2013

Derby winner Orb a disappointment in Preakness

BALTIMORE - Orb came up short in the Preakness, frustrating everyone who made the Kentucky Derby winner a 3-5 favorite - no one more than trainer Shug McGaughey.
By Associated Press

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Heisman winners, Frazier top College Football Hall of Fame Class

NEW YORK - Heisman Trophy winners Danny Wuerffel, of Florida, and Ron Dayne, of Wisconsin, along with two-time national champion Tommie Frazier, of Nebraska, were selected Tuesday for the College ...
By Associated Press

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Deal signs bill to fix illegal immigration law

The bill expands certain parts of the 2011 law, including those having to do with secure forms of ID and public benefits.
By Associated Press

Friday, April 5, 2013

Department of Education to grade schools' performance

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Education plans to give parents a detailed look at schools' performance that will rely on more than just test scores.
By Associated Press

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Anthony scores 50 in Knicks' win

MIAMI - Carmelo Anthony tied his career high with 50 points and the New York Knicks won their ninth consecutive game, topping the injury-depleted Miami Heat 102-90 on Wednesday night.
By Associated Press

Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013

Masters Tournament might include fall winners

Augusta National chairman Billy Payne could announce changes to the criteria for the Masters Tournament that would include PGA Tour winners during his news conference Wednesday.
By Associated Press

Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013

Match play stars live up to billing

MARANA, Ariz. - The stars are gone from the Match Play Championship. Still remaining are Ian Poulter and Hunter Mahan, the best in match play over the last couple of years.
By Associated Press

Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013

Whisenhunt named Chargers assistant

The San Diego Chargers hired Augusta native and former Arizona Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt on Thursday to serve as the team's offensive coordinator.
By Associated Press

Winter storm hits Southeast

A winter storm made its way across the Southeast on Thursday, dumping snow in states recovering from days of rain, playing a role in at least one fatality, and leaving thousands without power.
By Associated Press

Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012

Savannah-area coroner resigns

Documents show auditors for Chatham County were questioning more than $200,000 in expenses filed by the Savannah area's longtime coroner when he resigned earlier this month just weeks after ...
By Associated Press