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Thursday, November 23, 2017

Story’s 2 home runs leads Rockies over Braves, 8-4

Trevor Story hit two home runs to set an NL rookie record for shortstops and the Colorado Rockies beat the Atlanta Braves 8-4 on Saturday night. Story had four hits including his 25th and 26th homers to pass his mentor, Troy Tulowitzki, who had 24 for the Rockies in 2007. Nomar Garciaparra of the Boston Red Sox set the major league record for shortstops with 30 in 1997.

Dodgers honor Vin Scully for his 67 years of storytelling

Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully thanked Los Angeles Dodgers fans for making him feel like an 8-year-old again every time they cheer.

Lammers, Stephens power Georgia Tech past Clemson

Ben Lammers had 23 points and 10 rebounds, Quinton Stephens added 16 points and Georgia Tech beat Clemson 75-63 on Thursday night. The inexperienced Yellow Jackets, who upset North Carolina and played Louisville tough, pulled off another surprising performance at home under first-year coach Josh Pastner.

Falcons to sign veteran LB Dwight Freeney to one-year deal

The Atlanta Falcons plan to sign veteran linebacker Dwight Freeney to a one-year deal, ESPN's Adam Shefter reported on Tuesday. The 36-year-old Freeney visited with the Atlanta coaching staff back in May, a visit that included a workout.

Hawks get their most lopsided win ever, 126-80 over Kings

The Atlanta Hawks didn’t need to win by the most lopsided margin in franchise history to boost their spirits.

Georgia falls in AP Poll after loss to Tennessee

The Georgia Bulldogs lost their star running back Nick Chubb to an apparent PCL injury on Saturday in a loss to the Tennessee Volunteers....

Al Horford signs 4-year $113 million deal with Boston Celtics

Former Atlanta first round pick Al Horford has signed a four-year $113 million contract with the Boston Celtics. Horford's departure from Atlanta was in spite of a last minute push by his former team, limited to around $18 million a year available for the veteran center. The deal is significantly larger than the Hawks were able to offer due to salary cap restrictions.

Where have the multi-sport high school athletes gone?

The multi-sport high school athlete, the one earning a letter in more than one sport, is becoming a thing of the past.

Heisman Trophy finalists: Henry, Watson, McCaffrey

NEW YORK (AP) — Alabama's Derrick Henry and Stanford's Christian McCaffrey are hoping to return to the Heisman Trophy to the running backs. Clemson's...

Georgia beats Oakland 86-82

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Yante Maten scored 21 points, including two free throws with 36.1 seconds left, to lift Georgia to an 86-82 victory...
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