• Freeman's streak reaches 30, Kemp homers, Braves rout Phils
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    Freeman's streak reaches 30, Kemp homers, Braves rout Phils

    The Atlanta Braves are giving themselves plenty of reasons to be hopeful about 2017, from a surging offense to improved young pitching. All of it was on display Wednesday night in a 12-2 rout of the Philadelphia Phillies. Freddie Freeman extended his hitting streak to 30 games.

  • 1936 Olympians receive overdue recognition at White House
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    1936 Olympians receive overdue recognition at White House

    Shortly after Jesse Owens returned home from his snubbing by Adolph Hitler at the 1936 Olympics, he and America's 17 other black Olympians found a less-than-welcoming reception from their own government, as well. On Thursday, relatives of those 1936 African-American Olympians will be welcomed to

  • Sidney Crosby in class by himself at World Cup of Hockey
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    Sidney Crosby in class by himself at World Cup of Hockey

    Sidney Crosby has been surrounded by the best hockey players on the planet at the World Cup of Hockey, and still seems as if he is in a class by himself. ''He's probably the best player of our generation,'' Canada goaltender Carey Price said. The Pittsburgh Penguins superstar has

  • The Latest: Minnesota weather making Europeans feel at home
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    The Latest: Minnesota weather making Europeans feel at home

    The Europeans are the visiting team at the Ryder Cup this year, but the weather for practice at Hazeltine National Club has felt a little like home, particularly for the team members from the British Isles. Matt Fitzpatrick, the Englishman rookie, said the greens were ''fantastic'' during