Atlanta Braves – TeamReport – GlobalPost

GlobalPostThe Atlanta Braves won 96 games a year ago and captured the National League East by 10 games. Yet they find themselves in the same place they were going into…

David Stern moves straight into NBA Hall of Fame – Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning HeraldOnly two weeks after the end of his 30-year reign as commissioner of the NBA, David Stern is heading for the Basketball Hall of Fame. The American, 71,…

Atlanta Braves, Freddie Freeman agree on $135-million deal – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesThe Atlanta Braves on Tuesday agreed to an eight-year contract with first baseman Freddie Freeman that is worth about $135 million. The deal was confirmed by the team…

Woodland leads, Woods out at Torrey Pines – Columbia Daily Tribune

Columbia Daily TribuneSAN DIEGO (AP) — Gary Woodland didn’t have to overpower the par 5s to take the lead at Torrey Pines. Woodland found his five birdies elsewhere yesterday on…

Controversy trails Jones to Olympics – Columbia Daily Tribune

Columbia Daily TribuneLolo Jones’ selection to the U.S. Olympic bobsled team is being strongly defended by those who made the pick amid growing criticism that her popularity played a role…

No lead safe with comeback kings – Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Fort Wayne Journal GazetteFOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Tom Brady has been leading successful comebacks for more than a decade. Andrew Luck is just getting started. One of them should have a…

Can Jay Gruden fix Robert Griffin III? – USA TODAY

USA TODAYOn Tuesday, the former Bengals offensive coordinator went on a Cincinnati sports radio show to discuss the team’s wild-card loss to San Diego as well as the 2011 NFL…

The Picker: You can’t explain it, but Auburn wins again in SEC title game – al.com

al.comJames Franklin and Missouri.jpg Missouri quarterback James Franklin is a dangerous passer and runner, and someone Auburn must contain to win SEC championship. (Associated Press). As a 29-point underdog, it’s…