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Preller revamps Padres with series of blockbusters
UPDATE: In a dizzying series of trades in just more than a week, new San Diego Padres general manager A.J. Preller has revamped the worst offense in the major leagues by adding Matt Kemp, Wil Myers...
December 19, 2014 04:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Best of the season's 39 bowl games
The College Football Playoff era is here and as the bowl season starts, it feels a bit like a New Year's three-for-one special: Three big games instead of one.
December 19, 2014 08:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Royals give Medlen an opportunity to perform
After twice having Tommy John surgery, Kris Medlen was looking for a team to give him a chance. The defending AL champions were willing to take the gamble.
December 19, 2014 12:06 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Falcons try to prepare for what Brees can offer
Falcons cornerback Desmond Trufant expects to be exhausted by the end of Atlanta’s NFC South showdown Sunday at New Orleans.
December 19, 2014 12:04 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Celtics send Rondo to Dallas in blockbuster deal
Boston traded point guard Rajon Rondo to Dallas on Thursday night, cutting ties with the last remnant of its last NBA championship while giving Dirk Nowitzki and the Mavericks a chance at another t...
December 19, 2014 12:03 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Newton probable for Sunday
The Panthers’ Cam Newton will “probably” start Sunday against the Cleveland Browns barring any physical setbacks this week, Carolina coach Ron Rivera said after the quarterback practiced Thursday.
December 19, 2014 12:02 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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UGA paid more than $40,000 for Gurley's legal help
The University of Georgia paid an attorney more than $40,000 to represent Todd Gurley while he sought reinstatement from the NCAA after he was suspended for accepting money for autographs.
December 18, 2014 03:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Florida's Bryan Cox Jr. out for bowl game after hip surgery
Florida defensive end Bryan Cox Jr. will miss the Birmingham Bowl following hip surgery.
December 18, 2014 02:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cherokee County’s seniors reach their high school finales in showcase event
The day before many of them strap on pads and helmets for the last time, Cherokee County’s senior football players gathered at Etowah for a walkthrough ahead of tonight’s Cherokee County School Dis...
December 18, 2014 12:32 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gold medalist Michael Phelps pleads guilty to DUI
Olympic gold medal swimmer Michael Phelps pleaded guilty to drunken driving on Friday, almost three months after he was arrested after leaving a Baltimore casino.
December 19, 2014 01:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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FIFA will not reopen 2018 and 2022 World Cup votes
Defiantly declaring that FIFA is no longer in crisis, Sepp Blatter said Friday the decision to hold the next two World Cups in Russia and Qatar won't be revoked and the governing body will publish ...
December 19, 2014 12:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sequoyah earns eight first-team selections
A handful of Cherokee County football players recently earned recognition from the coaches Region 7AAAAAA. Sequoyah wide receiver Derrion Rakestraw, offensive lineman Jordan Riddle and place-kicker...
December 19, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pitcher of the Year: Dorr closes door on her softball successes
In softball, it’s common for one pitcher to shoulder a bulk of the duties in the circle. Pitching both games of a doubleheader is a common practice, with some pitchers recording nearly every out of...
December 19, 2014 12:11 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coach of the Year: Brown gets most from youthful team
The Etowah softball team finished the season 17-18 when it was eliminated by Archer in the second round of the Class AAAAAA state playoffs.
December 19, 2014 12:07 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Athlete of the Week - Jordan Usher
Jordan Usher - Sequoyah - Basketball - Guard Sequoyah went 1-1 in Region 7AAAAA games last week, and sophomore Jordan Usher was a big contributor in both games. Usher, a sophomore, scored 27 points...
December 18, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Etowah, Woodstock prepare for latest chapter of battle for Towne Lake
It isn’t often the rivalry between the Etowah and Woodstock basketball programs is the second storyline on game day, but that is what will happen Friday night as the teams meet for the first time t...
December 17, 2014 12:41 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Around the County: Etowah football ranked No. 4
Coaches often say it’s the final rankings that matter the most. That certainly rings true for Etowah, which tied Milton for No. 4 in the Georgia Sports Writers Association’s final Class AAAAAA poll.
December 17, 2014 12:40 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prep Roundup: Eagles pull away to beat Grizzlies
Etowah held Creekview to just three points in the fourth quarter and pulled away for a 55-50 win Monday.
December 17, 2014 12:40 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prep Roundup: Etowah unable to hold cushion
Etowah held a 29-24 lead at the half, but it gave the advantage up in the third quarter before losing to Pope, 63-60, in a Region 5AAAAAA game Friday. Josh Fullenwider led four Eagles in double fig...
December 14, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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