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G-Braves beat RailRiders for second straight game

The Gwinnett Braves picked up the fourth win on their eight-game road trip with a 3-1 victory over the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Wednesday afternoon at PNC Field.

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Dacula resident Wright makes NBA as a referee, remembers humble beginnings

Dacula resident Sean Wright lives NBA dream as a referee, and gives back to young officials

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Cardinals trade former Wesleyan star James Ramsey

The St. Louis Cardinals, in need of a boost in the starting rotation, traded former first-round pick James Ramsey of Wesleyan

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Gladiators re-sign stalwart defenseman Spivak

If Daniel Spivak wanted it easy, he wouldn’t have decided to give his fledgeling juicing business a storefront. The undertaking nearly had him hanging up his skates. He thinks he can do both and so re-signed with the Gladiators.

Falcons' Jackson sidelined by hamstring injury

Running back Steven Jackson sat out Tuesday’s practice with a right hamstring injury, but head coach Mike Smith expects him to be ready in time for the regular-season opener against the New Orleans Saints on Sept. 7.

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Central grad Massaquoi sees production, confidence jump in third year with Falcons

Central grad Jonathan Massaquoi improving by leaps and bounds with the Atlanta Falcons

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Falcons' Smith seeking toughness

Asked if one side of the football stood out above the other during Monday’s fourth practice of training camp, Atlanta Falcons head coach Mike Smith grinned and classified it as, “equal opportunity mistakes.”

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Gattis, Santana lead Braves past Padres

Evan Gattis backed up Ervin Santana's sterling effort with a pair of late RBIs Monday afternoon in the Braves' win over the Padres

Maya Moore earns another WNBA weekly honor

Collins Hill grad Maya Moore was named the WNBA player of the week for the league-leading fourth time this season

G-Braves' finale in Syracuse rained out

Rain wiped out the finale of the Gwinnett Braves' series with the Syracuse Chiefs

Minor pitches better in Braves' victory

After struggling this season, Mike Minor turned in one of his better starts Sunday in a win over the Padres

UGA product Isner repeats as Atlanta Open champion

Former UGA Bulldog John Isner won the Atlanta Open Sunday with a win over Israel's Dudi Sela

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Braves put mark on 2014 Hall of Fame induction ceremony | PHOTOS

Braves pitchers Glavine, Maddux and manager Cox join Thomas, La Russa and Torre in one of hall's greatest classes

Syracuse ends G-Braves' short winning streak

After taking the first two games of the series, the Gwinnett Braves fell to the Syracuse Chiefs on Sunday

Late Chavez goal earns Silverbacks draw against Minnesota

It wasn’t pretty, but the Atlanta Silverbacks grinded out a 1-1 draw against red-hot Minnesota United FC on Saturday in front of 4,810 fans at Atlanta Silverbacks Park.


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