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In this  Feb. 7, 2014 file photo, baseball Hall of Famer Hank Aaron waves during a reception in his honor in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)

Aaron set to savor 40th anniversary of 715th homer

ATLANTA (AP) — Hank Aaron was more relieved than jubilant after he broke Babe Ruth’s home-run record on April 8, 1974. The 40-year anniversary of his 715th homer provides a different perspective. Aaron’s record-breaking homer […]

04/07/2014

In this April 1, 2013 file photo, fans watch from the outfield as Atlanta Braves' Jason Heyward swings at a pitch in the first inning of an opening day baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

Braves planning new suburban stadium in 2017

ATLANTA (AP) — Turner Field had a signature event right at the start — a trembling Muhammad Ali emerging from the shadows to ignite the flame that opened the 1996 Summer Olympics. In the years […]

11/11/2013

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw, center, and teammates celebrate in the clubhouse after the Dodgers defeated the Atlanta Braves 4-3 in Game 4 of the National League baseball division series and advanced to the NL championship series, Monday, Oct. 7, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Dodgers beat Braves 4-3 to move on in playoffs

LOS ANGELES (AP) — As the celebration raged around them, Sandy Koufax sought out Clayton Kershaw in the hazy mist of the clubhouse for a hug. Koufax, whose blazing fastball dominated baseball in the mid-1960s, […]

10/08/2013

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw works in the second inning against the Atlanta Braves during Game 1 of the National League Division Series, Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Kershaw replaces Nolasco as LA’s Game 4 starter

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Dodgers turned to their ace in a bid to win the National League division series. Clayton Kershaw replaced Ricky Nolasco as the Dodgers’ starting pitcher when they tried to clinch […]

10/07/2013

Los Angeles Dodgers outfielders Carl Crawford (25), Skip Schumaker, center, and Yasiel Puig (66) leap in the air as they celebrate after the Dodgers beat the Atlanta Braves 13-6 in Game 3 of the National League division baseball series Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Dodgers confident after routing Braves 13-6

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Dodgers clinched the NL West title on the road. They want to advance in the playoffs on their home turf and celebrate with their fans. Los Angeles put itself in […]

10/07/2013

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MLB to expand instant replay in 2014

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Major League Baseball is expanding its video review process next season, giving managers a tool they’ve never had. Commissioner Bud Selig calls it a historic moment for the game in a […]

08/15/2013

In this undated photo provided by the family, Ronald Homer poses for a photo. (AP Photo/Ronald Homer)

Fan who died in fall went to several games a month

ATLANTA (AP) — A lifelong Atlanta Braves fan who fell about 65 feet to his death at the team’s stadium was waiting out a rain delay in a smoking area and talking to his mother […]

08/13/2013

Dodgers

Hospital corpsman to be honored at Dodger game

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – U.S. Navy Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Bryan Artiles of Burbank will be honored as the Veteran of the Game Friday night when the Los Angeles Dodgers face the Atlanta Braves at […]

06/06/2013

Former baseball union head Miller dead at 95

  NEW YORK (AP) – Marvin Miller, the union leader who created free agency for baseball players and revolutionized professional sports with multimillion dollar contracts, died Tuesday. He was 95. Miller died at his home […]

11/27/2012

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