Stories by Paul Newberry

Monday, July 21, 2014

Green jacket is all that remains on McIlroy's checklist

HOYLAKE, England - Rory McIlroy clutched the treasured piece of silverware for winning golf's oldest major championship. Now he's got his eyes on a new jacket. 
By Paul Newberry

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Fowler gets used to majors' big stage

Rickie Fowler will be playing in the final group of a major for the second consecutive time, plus he tied for fifth in the Masters Tournament in April.
By Paul Newberry

Friday, July 18, 2014

Woods couldn't shake off his rust

HOYLAKE, England -Tiger Woods shot 5-over-par 77 on Friday, his worst British Open round since that stormy day at Muirfield in 2002, and headed to the weekend a staggering 14 shots behind the ...
By Paul Newberry

Thursday, July 17, 2014

McIlroy, Woods happy with British Open play

On a day when Tiger Woods made an impressive return to the majors, Rory McIlroy got off to another blistering start at the British Open.
By Paul Newberry

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Factory worker to tee it up at British Open

John Singleton is the epitome of why the word Open is in British Open. Actually, there’s no more improbable player at Royal Liverpool than this 30-year-old factory worker.
By Paul Newberry

Friday, July 11, 2014

Phelps wins in tuneup meet

ATHENS, Ga. - Michael Phelps powered to the wall and quickly searched for the scoreboard. He liked what he saw.
By Paul Newberry

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Phelps set for tune-up at the University of Georgia

Michael Phelps will get a final tuneup before the two biggest events of the year when he competes in a special meet at the University of Georgia, going against Ryan Lochte and several of the ...
By Paul Newberry

Saturday, June 14, 2014

Pinehurst No. 2 caddie knows his turf

PINEHURST, N.C. - His name is pinned to his cap. There are more embroidered on the back of his caddie coveralls.
By Paul Newberry

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Kaymer shoots 65, leads Open by three

PINEHURST, N.C. - Martin Kaymer has shot a 5-under 65 to take a three-shot lead after the opening round of the U.S. Open.
By Paul Newberry

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Braves score three in seventh, rally to beat Brewers

ATLANTA - Ryan Doumit's pinch-hit single brought home two runs, capping a three-run seventh inning that carried the Atlanta Braves to a 5-4 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday night.
By Paul Newberry

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Teheran leads Braves

Julio Teheran rebounded from the shortest start of his career with a six-hitter, leading the Atlanta Braves past the slumping Milwaukee Brewers 5-0 Tuesday night.
By Paul Newberry

Saturday, May 17, 2014

Phelps' plans for comeback starting to come into focus

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Michael Phelps always has a plan. Now, it's becoming a bit more apparent what he has in mind for his comeback.
By Paul Newberry

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Falcons take Matthews with sixth pick

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Falcons selected offensive tackle Jake Matthews, of Texas A&M, with the sixth pick in the NFL Draft on Thursday night.
By Paul Newberry

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Cardinals ace stifles Braves, helps own cause at plate

ATLANTA - Adam Wainwright pitched eight strong innings, Matt Holliday drove in three runs and Peter Bourjos homered to lead the St. Louis Cardinals past the Atlanta Braves 7-1 on Wednesday night.
By Paul Newberry

Monday, May 5, 2014

Braves drop seventh in a row

ATLANTA - Matt Carpenter's two-run double in the fifth inning helped carry the St. Louis Cardinals past the slumping Atlanta Braves, who lost their seventh in a row, 4-3 Monday night.
By Paul Newberry

Braves' Gonzalez shakes up slumping lineup

ATLANTA - Looking to shake up his run-challenged team, Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez decided on something drastic. Pitcher Aaron Harang was batting eighth for Monday's game.
By Paul Newberry

Hawks to adjust without shaking up roster

ATLANTA - After two summers of jarring change, the Atlanta Hawks expect things to be a lot quieter this off-season. Not that they're planning to sit still.
By Paul Newberry

Sunday, May 4, 2014

Hawks focused on long-term 'vision'

ATLANTA - Once the sting wears off from squandering a chance to knock off the top seed in the East, the Atlanta Hawks like this season as a successful first step toward San Antonio East.
By Paul Newberry

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Pacers top Hawks, force Game 7

ATLANTA - David West led Indiana on a 16-4 run to end the game, extending the season for the top-seeded Pacers with a 95-88 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Thursday night.
By Paul Newberry

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Hawks one step closer to major upset

ATLANTA - Call it surprising. Even stunning. Just don't say it's a fluke. The eighth-seeded Atlanta Hawks have led by double-digits in every game of their playoff series with Indiana, putting the ...
By Paul Newberry

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