Professional Sports


Tease photo

Zach Johnson wins British Open in playoff

American Zach Johnson claimed the second major victory of his career when he beat Marc Leishman and Louis Oosthuizen in a four-hole playoff at the British Open on Monday.

Tease photo

Jeff Francoeur walk-off homer gives Phillies a victory

Former Parkview star Jeff Francoeur is not playing every day, but he's having fun. He sure helped the last-place Philadelphia Phillies enjoy some fun this weekend.

Tease photo

NASCAR NOTES: Harvick settles for third after snafu

Until an uncharacteristic miscue on pit road cost him precious track position late in Sunday's 5-Hour ENERGY 301 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Kevin Harvick appeared a likely candidate for Victory Lane

Tease photo

NFL NOTES: Teammate says Tom Brady a "little ticked off" awaiting NFL ruling

New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman says quarterback Tom Brady is a "little ticked off" as he awaits the Deflategate ruling of his four-game suspension

Gwinnett Daily Post wins 14 Georgia Sports Writers Association awards

The Gwinnett Daily Post won 14 awards, including four first-place finishes, in the Division II category in voting conducted by the Georgia Sports Writers Association for its best of 2014

Tease photo

Spieth one back heading into British Open's final round Monday

Jordan Spieth, keeping his Grand Slam hopes alive, shot a 6-under 66 to move within a shot of the lead in the 144th Open Championship as the weather finally calmed on Sunday.

Syracuse finishes series with win over the Gwinnett Braves

The Syracuse Chiefs got a clutch two-run homer from Chris Nelson in the bottom of the fifth and came from behind to beat the Gwinnett Braves 5-3 Sunday afternoon

Tease photo

Atlanta Braves lose second straight to Chicago Cubs

Starter Shelby Miller loses fifth straight decision

Shelby Miller hasn’t got a victory since losing a no-hit bid with two outs in the ninth inning at Miami on May 17.

Tease photo

Kyle Busch wins third race in last four tries

Brad Keselowski finishes second, Kevin Harvick third

The race ended under yellow because of a spinning car on the final lap, slowing Kyle Busch and everyone behind him to 45 mph as they headed to the checkered flag.

Tease photo

Fredi Gonzalez gets extension as Braves manager

The Atlanta Braves announced Friday that they have extended the contracts of manager Fredi Gonzalez and his staff through the 2016 season.

Tease photo

Eury Perez lifts Atlanta Braves to victory

Eury Perez delivered a big hit in the eighth inning and powered the Gwinnett Braves past the Chicago Cubs on Friday night

Syracuse Chiefs rally past Gwinnett Braves

The Gwinnett Braves squandered a 5-0 lead Friday night in a loss to the Syracuse Chiefs

Tease photo

BRITISH OPEN: Dustin Johnson still in lead after second round delayed by rain

Johnson is 10-under with five holes left in second round

After an early-morning deluge caused play to be suspended for more than three hours, it was inevitable the second would have to be carried over into Saturday.

Tease photo

Carl Edwards takes pole at New Hampshire

Joey Logano finishes second

Carl Edwards, who dramatically improved his average starting position of 14.9 at New Hampshire, didn’t believe he had won the pole Friday until he got reassurance from crew chief Darian Grubb.

G-Braves stumble in 2-0 loss at Syracuse

Gwinnett gives up two unearned runs on three costly errors to drop road-trip opener

Gwinnett Braves

Georgia Force

Gwinnett Gladiators




Photo galleries