Stories by Charles Odum

Tamme feels at home in Falcons offense

After two days of his first training camp with the Falcons, veteran tight end Jacob Tamme said there has been no scary break-in period. He said Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan has helped make for an ...
By Charles Odum

Friday, July 31, 2015

New Falcons coach shows off high-energy style

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Dan Quinn brought a hands-on coaching style to his first Atlanta Falcons' training camp on Friday.
By Charles Odum

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Quinn looking to transform Falcons' defense

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - As Seattle's defensive coordinator, Dan Quinn helped lead them to back-to-back Super Bowls. Quinn opens his first training camp as Falcons coach on Friday trying to overhaul ...
By Charles Odum

Monday, July 27, 2015

Roddick to play doubles with Fish

ATLANTA - Even retirement couldn't stop Andy Roddick from one last chance to play doubles with his friend Mardy Fish in this week's Atlanta Open.
By Charles Odum

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

US hopes to end underdog's run in Gold Cup

ATLANTA - With five-time champion United States waiting in Wednesday night's semifinal of the CONCACAF Gold Cup, Jamaica coach Winfried Schaefer is playing up the underdog role once again.
By Charles Odum

Monday, July 20, 2015

Braves' bats come alive in win against Dodgers

ATLANTA - Nick Markakis hit his first homer of 2015 and scored the go-ahead run on Juan Uribe's fifth-inning single, leading the Atlanta Braves past former teammate Brandon Beachy.
By Charles Odum

Saturday, July 18, 2015

Lester flirts with no-hitter, beats Braves

ATLANTA - Jon Lester lost his bid for a no-hitter in the eighth inning - a try revived by an official scorer's reversal - but ended the longest winless streak of his career as the Chicago Cubs ...
By Charles Odum

Friday, July 17, 2015

Perez's hit lifts Braves in return from break

ATLANTA - Eury Perez drove in two runs with a bases-loaded, tiebreaking single in the eighth inning and the Atlanta Braves overcame Kyle Schwarber's three hits to beat the Chicago Cubs 4-2 on ...
By Charles Odum

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Phillies rally in 10th inning to upend Braves

ATLANTA - Ryan Howard hit a tiebreaking sacrifice with the bases loaded in the 10th inning, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Atlanta Braves 4-0 Sunday to stop a six-game losing streak.
By Charles Odum

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Maybin, Johnson lift Braves

ATLANTA - Cameron Maybin had three hits, including a home run, and Kelly Johnson drove in three runs as the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 9-5 on Saturday night in their best ...
By Charles Odum

Friday, July 3, 2015

Braves fend off Phillies

ATLANTA - Juan Uribe hit a tie-breaking homer in the seventh inning, Julio Teheran delivered another strong home start and the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 2-1 on Friday night.
By Charles Odum

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Nationals beat Braves again

ATLANTA - Jordan Zimmermann took a shutout into the eighth inning and the Washington Nationals beat the Atlanta Braves 6-1 on Tuesday night to continue their season-long dominance of the division ...
By Charles Odum

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Braves complete sweep of Mets

ATLANTA - Julio Teheran outlasted Matt Harvey in an impressive matchup of right-handers and Atlanta shut out the New York Mets 1-0 on Sunday to complete a three-game sweep.
By Charles Odum

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Braves down slumping Mets

ATLANTA - Andrelton Simmons got four hits for the Atlanta Braves in a 6-4 win Saturday night over the New York Mets 6-4, who lost their fourth in a row and catcher Travis d'Arnaud to an elbow injury.
By Charles Odum

Investigation finds no evidence of bias by Ferry

ATLANTA - An independent investigation has found former Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry was not motivated by racial bias in making statements which ultimately ended his time with the team.
By Charles Odum

Friday, June 19, 2015

Braves rally past Mets in Wisler's debut

ATLANTA - Matt Wisler allowed only one run in eight innings in his major league debut, and Jace Peterson hit a two-run double in the eighth to lift the Atlanta Braves to a 2-1 win over the New ...
By Charles Odum

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Rookie hurls Braves to victory

ATLANTA - Rookie Williams Perez allowed only four hits in seven innings, Kelly Johnson returned from the disabled list with three hits and the Atlanta Braves beat the San Diego Padres 4-1 on ...
By Charles Odum

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Braves edge Padres

Atlanta - Joey Terdoslavich led off the eighth inning with his first career home run and the Atlanta Braves rallied from a five-run deficit to beat the San Diego Padres 6-5.
By Charles Odum

Monday, June 8, 2015

Padres upend Braves in extra innings

ATLANTA - Matt Kemp drove in the go-ahead run with a loud double, former Braves star Craig Kimbrel earned his 200th career save and the San Diego Padres beat Atlanta 5-3.
By Charles Odum

Saturday, June 6, 2015

Bethancourt's walk-off homer lifts Braves

ATLANTA - Christian Bethancourt lined Vance Worley's first pitch in the ninth inning over the right-field wall for his first career homer, lifting the Atlanta Braves to a 5-4 win over the ...
By Charles Odum
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