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.
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.
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.
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.
The Atlanta Hawks didn’t need to win by the most lopsided margin in franchise history to boost their spirits.
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.
The multi-sport high school athlete, the one earning a letter in more than one sport, is becoming a thing of the past.
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...