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Acuña: Contract Extension for up to $124 million over next decade

Acuña: Contract Extension for up to $124 million over next decade

What was expected to be a relatively quiet off day on Tuesday turned into anything but, as the Braves announced a long term extension with phenom Ronald Acuña Jr. The reigning NL Rookie of the Year hit .293 with a team-leading 26 home runs with a .917 OPS in 111 games. Perhaps his biggest moment…More

Woods Shoots 65, In Range Going Into Weekend At TPC Potomac

Woods Shoots 65, In Range Going Into Weekend At TPC Potomac

By DOUG FERGUSON, AP Golf Writer POTOMAC, Md. (AP) — What once was a formality is now a pleasant surprise for Tiger Woods. He goes into the weekend at the Quicken Loans National without having to make up too much ground on the lead. Woods chipped in from 80 feet for birdie after his only bad…More

Future Starts Now For Germany After Shock of World Cup Early Exit

Future Starts Now For Germany After Shock of World Cup Early Exit

By SAMUEL PETREQUIN, AP Sports Writer KAZAN, Russia (AP) — Coach Joachim Loew failed in his bid to combine the experience of past World Cup winners and the youth of talented newcomers, but the future holds much promise for Germany. The powerful Mannschaft, the dominant force of world soccer in recent years, crashed out miserably in…More

Body Found In House Where NY Giants’ Janoris Jenkins Lives

Body Found In House Where NY Giants’ Janoris Jenkins Lives

FAIR LAWN, N.J. (AP) — A body has been found at a New Jersey home where New York Giants cornerback Janoris Jenkins lives. The Bergen County prosecutor’s office says it is investigating a death at the house in Fair Lawn, about 10 miles north of MetLife Stadium. Property records show Jenkins has lived at the…More

Albies Wins It For Braves With Solo Homer In 11th Inning

Albies Wins It For Braves With Solo Homer In 11th Inning

By GEORGE HENRY, Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — Ozzie Albies turned to teammate Danny Santana in the dugout and told him he was about to end the game with one swing. “It’s time to go home right now,” Albies said. “It’s time to go deep. I went up there with one mentality, of hitting a home…More

Bullpen Provides Relief As Braves Finally Beat Orioles, 7-3

Bullpen Provides Relief As Braves Finally Beat Orioles, 7-3

By CHARLES ODUM, AP Sports Writer ATLANTA (AP) — With closer Arodys Vizcaino on the disabled list, the Braves found strong relief elsewhere. Four relievers combined to allow one hit in four scoreless innings, giving Atlanta’s bullpen an important lift as the Braves beat Baltimore 7-3 on Sunday for their first win over the Orioles in…More

Machado Hits 2-Run HR In 15th, Orioles Beat Braves 10-7

Machado Hits 2-Run HR In 15th, Orioles Beat Braves 10-7

By CHARLES ODUM, AP Sports Writer ATLANTA (AP) — For Braves manager Brian Snitker, playing the matchups meant pitching to Manny Machado with first base open and a marathon game on the line. The Orioles slugger made that strategy look foolish. Machado hit a tiebreaking two-run homer in the 15th inning, lifting Baltimore to a 10-7…More

Messi, Argentina Beaten 3-0 At World Cup, Croatia Advances

Messi, Argentina Beaten 3-0 At World Cup, Croatia Advances

By STEPHEN WADE, AP Sports Writer NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia (AP) — Lionel Messi’s frustrating international career may be coming to an early and anti-climactic finish after Argentina’s worst loss in World Cup group play in 60 years. With Diego Maradona watching from the stands, the 2014 runners-up were routed by Croatia 3-0 Thursday. The Croats are…More

Veterans On the Roster Bubble For All 32 NFL Teams

Veterans On the Roster Bubble For All 32 NFL Teams

Could the Steelers and Packers part ways with two talented quarterbacks they drafted? Will the Bills and Titans move on from two promising pass-rushers? Will the Seahawks have room for Brandon Marshall on their Week 1 roster? NFL Nation reporters pick 32 veterans who might not make opening-day rosters in 2018. READ MORE> AFC West…More

ATL Rookie Calvin Ridley Has Veteran Presence About Him

ATL Rookie Calvin Ridley Has Veteran Presence About Him

Vaughn McClureESPN Staff Writer   FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. — It didn’t take long for Atlanta Falcons right tackle Ryan Schraeder to notice what type of teammate he had in first-round draft pick Calvin Ridley. Atlanta Falcons first-round NFL football draft pick former Alabama receiver Calvin Ridley poses with his jersey in front of a photo…More

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