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Braves call up top prospect Wisler to start against Mets

Braves call up top prospect Wisler to start against Mets

June 19th, 2015 2:37 pm by Associated Press

The Braves recalled top pitching prospect Matt Wisler from Triple-A Gwinnett to make his major league debut in Friday night's start against the New York Mets.

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Buchholz, Red Sox beat Braves for 2nd win in 10 games

Buchholz, Red Sox beat Braves for 2nd win in 10 games

June 19th, 2015 9:49 am by Associated Press

Hours after benching third baseman Pablo Sandoval for using his Instagram account during a loss to Atlanta the night before, the Red Sox bounced back for its second win in 10 games, 5-2 over the Braves on Thursday.

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Hornets won't pass over talent to get a shooter in NBA draft

Hornets won't pass over talent to get a shooter in NBA draft

June 19th, 2015 9:48 am by STEVE REED, AP Sports Writer

General manager Rich Cho says while the Charlotte Hornets need a perimeter shooter, it doesn't necessarily guarantee they'll take one with the ninth pick in next week's NBA draft.

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City: 2 million attended Chicago Blackhawks parade, rally

City: 2 million attended Chicago Blackhawks parade, rally

June 19th, 2015 9:47 am by Staff Report

Crowd estimates are in and the city of Chicago says about 2 million people attended the parade and rally honoring the Blackhawks' Stanley Cup win.

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Panthers' Cam Newton: New deal, new commitment to go deep in Charlotte

Panthers' Cam Newton: New deal, new commitment to go deep in Charlotte

June 19th, 2015 9:47 am by By Jonathan Jones, The Charlotte Observer (TNS)

Newton has made it a point to get involved with the Charlotte community since the Panthers drafted him No. 1 overall in 2011, but now he has an opportunity to do more after signing a five-year contract extension worth $103.8 million

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Xfinity Series leader Chris Buescher on top of his game

Xfinity Series leader Chris Buescher on top of his game

June 19th, 2015 9:45 am by By Jim Utter, The Charlotte Observer (TNS)

The view from the top is one Chris Buescher enjoys. That may be in large part because of how far he has come from the bottom.

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Five local standouts on TACA All-Star East volleyball roster

Five local standouts on TACA All-Star East volleyball roster

June 18th, 2015 11:35 pm by Staff Report

Players from Dobyns-Bennett, Sullivan East, Sullivan South and Sullivan North will suit up for East in the TACA All-Star Game on June 27.

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'A season like no other'

'A season like no other'

June 18th, 2015 5:00 pm by George Thwaites

The Gate City girls tennis program has won nine state team championships, four under current Lady Blue Devils coach Delonda Spivey. Spivey has a hunch the most recent state title will be the one that really sticks in her memory.

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Red Sox keep reeling in 5-2 loss to Braves

Red Sox keep reeling in 5-2 loss to Braves

June 18th, 2015 9:59 am by GEORGE HENRY, Associated Press

Boston Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington told a group of reporters late Wednesday afternoon that he is fully to blame for the team's poor performance this season.

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Michelle Kaufman: Women's soccer goes from novelty to must-see

Michelle Kaufman: Women's soccer goes from novelty to must-see

June 18th, 2015 9:59 am by By Michelle Kaufman, Miami Herald (TNS)

Women's soccer has evolved to a point where U.S. fans are debating who should start at forward, whether short or long corner kicks are more effective (my vote is long), and whether U.S. Soccer punished goalkeeper Hope Solo enough

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