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Friday, April 29, 2016

Szczur's grand slam carries Cubs over Braves

The Atlanta Braves (5-18) wasted Freddie Freeman's solo home run and a strong rookie pitching performance from Aaron Blair, as Matt Szczur's eighth-inning grand slam led to a 6-1 loss to the ...
By Sam Fiske

Augusta's Knox to enter Georgia Golf Hall of Fame

Augusta resident Jeff KNox has been chosen as one of the inductees into the Georgia Golf Hall of Fame's Class of 2017.
By David Westin

Ole Miss interested in ex-player's comments

Laremy Tunsil said enough about Mississippi at the NFL Draft for the university to launch an investigation into his time at the school.

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Capitals take series opener aganst Penguins

WASHINGTON - T.J. Oshie completed a hat trick in overtime to give the Washington Capitals a 4-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday night.

Hawks finish off Celtics in Game 6

BOSTON - Paul Millsap had 17 points and eight rebounds, and the Atlanta Hawks advanced to the second round of the NBA playoffs with a 104-92 Game 6 victory over the Boston Celtics on Thursday night.
By Kyle Hightower

Braves end eight-game losing streak

BOSTON - The Atlanta Braves ended an eight-game losing streak, beating the Boston Red Sox 5-3 Thursday night as Nick Markakis had three singles, a double and three RBI.
By Doug Alden

Falcons takes Florida safety with 1st pick

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - The Atlanta Falcons continued to build their defense on Thursday night by selecting Florida safety Keanu Neal with the No. 17 pick in the NFL Draft.
By Charles Odum

Chicago teams have best records in baseball

Don't start planning the parade just yet, but the teams with the two best records in the game through Thursday just happen to call Chicago home.
By Andrew Seligman

Goff picked first by the Rams

Jared Goff went No. 1 overall in the NFL Draft to the Rams on Thursday night for their first pick since they moved to Los Angeles in the offseason, and Carson Wentz was the No. 2 selection by the ...
By Jay Cohen

Stuard leads the Zurich Classic

AVONDALE, La. - Brian Stuard shot 8-under-par 64 on Thursday to top the leaderboard in the suspended first round of the Zurich Classic.

Colleges can have satellite camps

The NCAA Division I Board of Directors scrapped a proposed ban on satellite camps Thursday, rebuffing a request from powerhouse conferences in the South and clearing the way for coaches to hold ...

NBA says Wade wasn't fouled on last-second shot

The NBA says Dwyane Wade was not fouled on Miami's final offensive play of the Heat loss to Charlotte in Game 5 of the teams' Eastern Conference first-round series.

Famed columnist Sherrod dies at age 96

Blackie Sherrod, the longtime Texas sports writer revered for his dry wit, died Thursday afternoon at his Dallas home after a week in hospice care, wife Joyce Sherrod told The Dallas Morning News. ...

Baab: Guide is a songwriter, too

What is not generally known about fishing guide Hunter Hunter is that among his many talents is that as a songwriter.
By Bill Baab

Patriots enter playoffs hot

Westside has won 18 games in a row and enters the first round of the Class AAA baseball playoffs at 20-4.
By David Lee

Michaux: Golf's old guard needs to loosen up

Golf needs to find a better balance between the old guard and new wave.
By Scott Michaux

Fishing tournaments

Sponsoring a bass, crappie, catfish or other fishing tournament? Mail or fax your flyer or information to Fishing Editor, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, Ga. 30903-1928. Fax number: ...

Goff, Wentz at ease on eve of NFL draft

CHICAGO — Jared Goff lobbed a few balls to a couple of lucky kids and practiced his coverage skills. Carson Wentz grinned as he sent a line of boys and girls through a footwork drill.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Hornets win again vs. Heat, lead series 3-2

MIAMI - Charlotte beat the Heat 90-88 in Game 5 of their Eastern Conference first-round series Wednesday night to take a 3-2 series lead.

Evans girls fall in state playoff opener

A banged-up Evans squad accomplished a lot throughout the season, but the girls soccer team ultimately fell to Richmond Hill, 2-1, in the first round of the Class AAAAA playoffs Wednesday evening.
By Chris Gay

Talladega's wreck-filled race came at an expensive price

TALLADEGA, Ala. - Nobody needs to be reminded that racing is inherently dangerous. We all know drivers assume the risks. It's understood that no one forces a driver to compete.
By Jenna Fryer

Penguins take control of series with win over Capitals

PITTSBURGH - Patric Hornqvist and Tom Kuhnhackl scored a minute apart in the first period, Matt Murray stopped 47 shots and the Pittsburgh Penguins took control of their Eastern Conference semifinal with a 3-2 win in Game 3 on Monday.

Undefeated Nyquist headlines Kentucky Derby

A year after American Pharoah thrilled the sports world by winning horse racing's first Triple Crown in 37 years, here comes Nyquist.
By Beth Harris

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