Cal Storm makes statement on opening day at Nike Nationals

NORTH AUGUSTA — On the opening day of play at the 2015 Nike Nationals, the Cal Storm showed the rest of the field that wresting the title away from them won't be easy.
By Mike Rosier

Boston drops bid for 2024 Olympics

Boston's bid to play host to the 2024 Olympics is over. The city and the U.S. Olympic Committee severed ties after a board teleconference Monday, ending an effort that was troubled nearly from the moment it started.
By Eddie Pells

Shorebirds snap GreenJackets' win streak

The Delmarva Shorebirds pounded the ball early and often to beat the Augusta GreenJackets 9-5 on Monday night, ending Augusta's seven-game winning streak.
By David Lee

Former Tech star Wieters homers to lift Baltimore past Atlanta

BALTIMORE - Matt Wieters homered leading off the 11th inning, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Atlanta Braves 2-1 on Monday night for their third consecutive victory.
By David Ginsburg

Masters City wins state title, advances to regionals

Masters City Little League's All-Stars knocked off a defending state champion in dramatic fashion for the Georgia Junior Baseball Tournament title, and they begin Southeast Regional play Friday.
By David Lee

Pedro Martinez will have his No. 45 retired by Boston

BOSTON — The seven retired Red Sox numbers are all of everyday players. That all changes tonight when the club will place the first number of a pitcher along with the other Red Sox greats.

NFL close to new inspection rules for footballs

The NFL is preparing to send out instructions to game officials and teams explaining new rules for inspecting footballs.
By Barry Wilner

Lackluster race shows NASCAR rules still need work

INDIANAPOLIS - Run, don't walk, back to the drawing board to figure out how to liven up racing. The rules package used for the Brickyard 400 was a failure no matter how the race is dissected.
By Jenna Fryer

Michaux: Braves' glory days are just about over

After John Smoltz' induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame, we're running out of excuses to keep looking back at the good ol' glory days for the Atlanta Braves.
By Scott Michaux

Donovan returns to sidelines to take part in MLS' All-Star Week

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. - There's nothing like a visit to the field to get Landon Donovan's competitive juices flowing again.
By Arnie Stapleton

Marlins' stadium has proven a challenge for power hitters

Marlins Park's colorful home-run sculpture doesn't get much use because Marlins Park is the toughest place in the majors to hit a homer.
By Steven Wine

2015 Atlanta Falcons training camp preview

LAST YEAR: 6-10. The Falcons’ second consecutive losing record, after five consecutive winning seasons, cost coach Mike Smith his job.

2015 Carolina Panthers training camp preview

LAST YEAR: 8-9-1. The Panthers battled back from a 3-8-1 record to become first team to repeat as NFC South champions, despite finishing with losing record. 

Dream send De Souza to Sky as part of 3-team deal

The Chicago Sky traded center Sylvia Fowles to the Minnesota Lynx and acquired Erika De Souza from Atlanta on Monday.

California surfer wins 10K open water world title at Kazan

KAZAN, Russia - After biding his time, Jordan Wilimovsky made a clean break from the collection of thrashing arms and legs. He surged into the lead and was on his way to Rio de Janeiro.
By Beth Harris

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


In Apopka, Fla., the Martinez-Evans Little League intermediate baseball team’s goal for the Southeast Regional fell one game short.

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