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Pacers rally, even series with Hawks

The Pacers outscore the Hawks 31-13 in the third quarter to pull away and even the opening-round series at 1-1.

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Braves manage three hits in 1-0 loss to Marlins

Jose Fernandez pitched eight shutout innings to help Miami to a 1-0 win over the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night and give the Marlins their first road victory of the season.

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BRAVES NOTEBOOK: Varvaro lighting up radar gun

Varvaro lighting up radar gun

Braves relief pitcher Anthony Varvaro had a 9.82 ERA in 10 spring training outings, but the right-hander has a 2.08 ERA so far this season and has been one of Atlanta’s most reliable arms out of the bullpen.

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Former NFL wide receiver Keyshawn Johnson arrested

Former NFL wide receiver Keyshawn Johnson was arrested Monday morning for misdemeanor domestic battery, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

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Braves Minor set to return

Their starting rotation has been the best in baseball through the season’s first three weeks, and now the Braves are set to welcome back the pitcher who led the team in innings pitched and strikeouts in 2013.

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Braves fall to Mets in 14 innings

The Mets score on a sac fly in the 14th inning Sunday to beat the Braves and avoid getting swept.

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BRAVES NOTEBOOK: Harang emerging as essential pitcher for Atlanta

Aaron Harang’s unlikely career revival continued Friday night, when the right-hander threw seven no-hit innings before Luis Avilan surrendered the New York Mets’ only hit of the night in the eighth inning of a 6-0 win at Citi Field.

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Phillies' Burnett outduels Braves' Wood for 1-0 victory

The Braves and Phillies combined for just nine hits Thursday, and Philadelphia finally broke the 0-0 tie in the eighth inning for the game's only run.

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BRAVES NOTEBOOK: Johnson back in lineup, moved to seventh spot

Braves hitting coach Greg Walker said he wanted Chris Johnson to “get the fight back between him and the pitcher” instead of fighting himself.

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BRAVES NOTEBOOK: Pitcher Santana making the most of his opportunity

Braves pitcher stays hot

Ervin Santana struck out a career-high-tying 11 through six innings of one-run ball before leaving with a 2-1 lead Monday against the Phillies.

Autopsy reveals cause of death of Ultimate Warrior

The 54-year-old wrestler, James Hellwig, collapsed on April 8 outside a hotel in Scottsdale, Arizona.

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Koonin to become part-owner, CEO of Hawks

Steve Koonin will oversee all business, financial and strategic operations of the Hawks and Philips Arena. He will also acquire an equity position within the ownership group, and represent the owners as the head of the organization.

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Simple approach pays off for J. Upton

Justin Upton raised his early season batting average from .265 to .366 in three days.

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Braves sweep Nationals with 10-2 victory

Freddie Freeman and Justin Upton homered early to spark Atlanta to a 10-2 win over the Washington Nationals on Sunday.

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Braves’ bullpen experiencing growing pains

Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez acknowledged only 10 games into the season he’s still trying to find a comfort zone with how to use the new pieces in his bullpen.


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