Stories by Paul Newberry

Monday, Aug 18, 2014

Falcons will need rookie to step up

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - When the Atlanta Falcons drafted Jake Matthews, they figured he would take over at left tackle someday. They didn't expect it to be this soon.
By Paul Newberry

Tuesday, Aug 12, 2014

Slumping Braves fall to Dodgers again

ATLANTA - Dan Haren pitched six solid innings and sparked the go-ahead rally with a single, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to another win over the Braves.
By Paul Newberry

Sunday, Aug 10, 2014

Mickelson looking to regroup after close call

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Phil Mickelson hardly sounded like a guy who nearly won his sixth major championship. He was a bit put off by the way it finished.
By Paul Newberry

Saturday, Aug 9, 2014

Mickelson back in the mix at PGA

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Phil Mickelson is mired in his longest winless streak in more than a decade. Not to worry. Lefty is clearly back on a hot streak.
By Paul Newberry

Friday, Aug 8, 2014

Woods misses cut in PGA

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Tiger Woods has missed the cut at a major championship for only the fourth time in his professional career.
By Paul Newberry

Thursday, Aug 7, 2014

McIlroy one back in final major

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Rory McIlroy opened the PGA Championship with 5-under-par 66, living up to the hype as a big favorite to win the final major of the year.
By Paul Newberry

Tuesday, Aug 5, 2014

Mickelson is back in the conversation at the PGA

Phil Mickelson is being mentioned as one of the favorites at the PGA Championship after his final-round 62 at the Bridgestone.
By Paul Newberry

Monday, Aug 4, 2014

Phelps hasn't forgotten his roots

BALTIMORE - Sitting on the deck at his beloved Meadowbrook, Michael Phelps glances toward the pool where he was once afraid to put his face in the water. 
By Paul Newberry

Saturday, Aug 2, 2014

Ex-Braves announcer dies at 69

ATLANTA - Pete Van Wieren, the bespectacled broadcaster who was part of the landmark team that carried Atlanta Braves games throughout the nation, died Saturday.
By Paul Newberry

Friday, Aug 1, 2014

Georgia players meet to discuss off-field woes

ATHENS, Ga. - A series of arrests. Players kicked off the team. It's been a tumultuous off-season for the Georgia Bulldogs, raising questions about the way coach Mark Richt runs the football program.
By Paul Newberry

Monday, July 28, 2014

Gattis homer backs Santana's strong outing in Braves' win

ATLANTA - Ervin Santana threw eight scoreless innings, Evan Gattis homered for the first time in more than a month and the Atlanta Braves beat the San Diego Padres 2-0 on Monday.
By Paul Newberry

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Falcons want to be 'bigger and stronger' on offensive line

The Atlanta Falcons are looking to improve up front after a miserable 2013 season, when a team with Super Bowl aspirations staggered to a 4-12 mark.
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
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