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Pitcher hurls six shutout innings

ROME, Ga. - Tom Glavine allowed just three hits in six shutout innings as the Rome Braves beat the Augusta GreenJackets 3-0 tonight in a South Atlantic League game. Glavine allowed a first-inning double by Ben Woodbury and two hits in the second inning before retiring the final 12 batters he faced....

06/02/09 - 8:37pm

Early-round grouping to change

The U.S. Open has its 1-2 punch now that Phil Mickelson intends to play, although Lefty and Tiger Woods won't see much of each other at Bethpage Black unless it's on the weekend. Mike Davis, the USGA official in charge of competition, says the top three players in the world ranking won'...

06/02/09 - 8:07pm

One 'Scarecrow' bandit suspect in jail, another questioned

Police identified two suspects Tuesday in a series of holdups pulled off by a masked man they called the Scarecrow Bandit. One suspect was in jail. The other was released on bond last week for an unrelated charge but was questioned by police Tuesday afternoon, Richmond County sheriff's Lt. Scott P...

05/28/10 - 9:26pm

President takes L.A. in six

WASHINGTON – OK, Mr. President, let's see how you do picking the pro game. Barack Obama was on his way to the Marine One helicopter on the South Lawn today when a reporter shouted a question. The topic: Who is going to win the NBA championship, the Los Angeles Lakers or the Orlando Magic? ...

06/02/09 - 6:26pm

Texas slugger placed on DL

Texas Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton went on the disabled list Tuesday with an abdominal strain that could sideline him from two weeks to two months. Hamilton had an MRI and was examined by Dr. John Preskitt. Rangers assistant general manager Thad Levine said what had been a groin strain had migr...

06/02/09 - 6:23pm

Challenge moved to federal court

NASCAR today moved Jeremy Mayfield's challenge of his indefinite suspension to federal court, a move that could keep the driver out of his car another week. The notification came a day before a North Carolina Superior Court was scheduled to hear arguments pertaining to Mayfield's suspension...

06/02/09 - 5:41pm

Cedric Johnson has support for coliseum panel chairmanship

Local banker and former Augusta Aviation Commission chairman Cedric Johnson has enough support from legislative delegation members now to be named chairman of the new seven-member Augusta-Richmond County Coliseum Authority. Rep. Wayne Howard threw his support behind Mr. Johnson in an e-mail stateme...

01/20/10 - 10:55pm

Ex-Clemson player files suit

BRUSSELS – U.S. defender Oguchi Onyewu, a former Clemson University player, is suing an Anderlecht player over an alleged racial insult, hoping the case will help eradicate on-field racist abuse in European soccer. Onyewu, who plays for Standard Liege, says Anderlecht's Jelle Van Damme cal...

06/02/09 - 5:17pm

No punishment is forthcoming

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. - Brandon Marshall won't face disciplinary action from the NFL over his latest arrest in a domestic dispute. League spokesman Greg Aiello tells The Associated Press that the Denver Broncos' Pro Bowl receiver has been notified that no punishment is forthcoming as the result ...

06/02/09 - 5:04pm

$200,000 fine is also upheld

NASCAR driver Carl Long says he has lost his appeal of a 12-race suspension and penalty. The National Stock Car Racing Commission denied Long's appeal at a hearing today, the driver told The Associated Press. The commission isolated Long's suspension to the Sprint Cup Series, meaning he can...

06/02/09 - 4:44pm
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