The full lineups for the American and National League teams that will take part in Tuesday's 84th annual All-Star Game at Citi Field in New York were announced early Saturday evening.. All-Star Game managers are San Francisco's Bruce Bochy for the National League and Detroit's Jim Leyland for
LONDON — No one would have guessed that Sabine Lisicki is allergic to grass as she joyfully rolled on the most famous rectangle of turf after surviving a heart-pumping, nerve-jangling epic to set up a mind-boggling Wimbledon final against Marion Bartoli.
Chris Johnson is easy to overlook on a Braves roster that focuses on the long-ball.. The third baseman, who mainly bats eighth in the order, has been one of the team's most consistent hitters all season.. He showed his ability to deliver the big hit again Tuesday against the
LONDON -- Andy Murray's predicted stroll to the Wimbledon final became a hazardous obstacle course on Wednesday as he was forced to claw back a two-set deficit against Fernando Verdasco to join top seed Novak Djokovic in the last four.. The imperious Djokovic, the man Murray is expected to
LONDON -- An air of calm descended at Wimbledon on "Tranquil Thursday" as Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams avoided the trail of destruction that had decimated the field at the All England Club on day three of the grasscourt major.
Pro football player Aaron Hernandez faces first-degree murder and five other charges in connection with the shooting death of 27-year-old acquaintance Odin Lloyd, whose body was found more than a week ago about a half mile from the North Attleborough, Mass., home of Hernandez.. "Based on the
LONDON -- Serena Williams heads to Wimbledon to defend her title with seeds of doubt and defeatism already sown in the minds of her opponents.. The psychological scars of playing the younger Williams sister run deep in the women's game and, now that the American has dusted off the red
ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Braves showed the San Francisco Giants on Saturday why they have the best home record in the majors.. Freddie Freeman capped a two-run rally in the ninth inning with a bases-loaded single off Giants closer Sergio Romo that gave the Braves a 6-5 victory
Buck Farmer was one of 19 recent draft picks to officially sign with the Detroit Tigers, the Detroit Free Press reported Friday evening.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- For all intents and purposes, the Rochester Red Wings had clinched the four-game series with the Gwinnett Braves before the top of the first inning had concluded Friday.. Rochester scored seven times in the opening half inning and cruised to a 11-0 victory in International League play
Former Rockdale pitcher Buck Farmer was drafted by the Detroit Tigers in the fifth round of the Major League First-Year Player Draft Friday.
Cole De Vries didn’t have a particularly memorable beginning to his fourth stint at Triple-A Rochester, allowing 14 earned runs in his first seven innings. But De Vries’ last two starts have been fairly similar, and Wednesday he got his first win for his old team.
Juan Francisco was traded from the Atlanta Braves to the Milwaukee Brewers for minor-league left-handed pitcher Tom Keeling.. Francisco provides an option at first base and a left-hander off the bench who can also play third base if Aramis Ramirez is out of the lineup. Yuniesky Betancourt
The defensive line was an offseason priority for the Falcons.. In addition to signing defensive end Osi Umenyiora in free agency and drafting two defensive ends, the Falcons are hoping that defensive tackle Corey Peters can return to form after a sub-par season in 2012.. Peters appeared much faster
DUBLIN, Ohio -- Luke Donald gave himself a timely boost for next week's U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club by piling up 13 birdies in his last two rounds at the Memorial Tournament, which ended at Muirfield Village on Sunday.
Newton County Sports
- Shelton, Pats win region soccer title
- Spurs’ Popovich named Coach of the Year
- Knicks, Kerr might not be match
- Wood proves sturdy as starter
- Tigers run-rule Lovejoy 11-1
- Salem baseball sweeps Cedar
- Eagles keep playoff hopes alive with 5-2 win
- Gainesville pulls away from Heritage on diamond
- Orioles rough up Buchholtz to beat Red Sox
- Former NFL wide receiver Keyshawn Johnson arrested
- Macon's Mercer University stuns Duke in NCAA Tournament
- Tech, UGA fall Tuesday in men's hoops
- Tech defense big concern
- Bulldogs' walk-on injures ACL while serving in military
- Georgia kicker arrested for BUI
- Tigers draft Farmer in fifth round
- Piedmont's Bailey named all-region
- Farmer set for MLB draft
- Farmer, Tech fall in deciding game of regional
- Neal named scholar athlete
- Levi ready for challenge to bring Alcovy basketball back to the top
- Family takes precedence over coaching for Bates
- 35 players on Citizen's all-area baseball team
- Rockdale's Sweat helps TGBA remain unbeaten
- Inductions still special to Ron Bradley
- Providence Christian School changing associations for second straight year
- Holtzclaw headed to South Gwinnett
- South fills girls hoops post
- Piedmont's Bailey named all-region
- Rockdale dominates all-area tennis team