By Scotty Nichols Sports Writer It’s been quite a season for Minnesota Twins second baseman and former IAHS and Southern Miss standout Brian Dozier. Dozier ranks among the leaders of Major League Baseball in several categories, and ranks among the league leaders for second basemen in virtually every offensive and defensive category. The Fulton native […]

Associated Press WASHINGTON – Michael Taylor had a tying two-out, two-run single in the eighth inning, Danny Espinosa followed with an RBI double and the Washington Nationals rallied from three runs down to beat the New York Mets 4-3 on Wednesday. In danger of having their lead over the Mets in the NL East cut […]

Associated Press ATLANTA – Chris Johnson drove in two runs for Atlanta, and Alex Wood overcame control problems on a hot night as the Braves beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-3 on Tuesday. The Braves, who had lost seven of nine overall, improved to 18-6 at home in games decided by two runs or fewer. […]

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By Logan Lowery Daily Journal Former Mississippi State and Kansas City Chiefs safety Justin Cox was arrested again on domestic violence charges. It is Cox’s second arrest for domestic violence since November. He was arrested and charged with aggravated domestic violence, burglary of a residence and trespassing on Monday. The alleged incident took place at […]

Associated Press ATLANTA – Nick Markakis hit his first homer of 2015 and scored the go-ahead run on Juan Uribe’s fifth-inning single, leading the Atlanta Braves past former teammate Brandon Beachy and the Los Angeles Dodgers 7-5 on Monday. Markakis hit a two-run homer to center field off Beachy in the first inning. It was […]

By Doug Ferguson AP Golf Writer ST. ANDREWS, Scotland – Jordan Spieth’s spirited bid for a Grand Slam was stopped Monday by Zach Johnson, who is no longer just a normal guy from Iowa. Not with a claret jug to go with that green jacket. Johnson captured his second major – this one at the […]

By Charean Williams Fort Worth Star-Telegram (TNS) IRVING, Texas – Sarah Thomas expects NFL fans to boo her, just like they do the other 121 game officials. It would mean a measure of acceptance for the league’s first female full-time official. Thus, Thomas took no offense at Amy Trask’s recent comments. Trask, a former Oakland […]

Associated Press ST. LOUIS – Ruben Tejada hit a sacrifice fly in the 18th inning and New York Mets outlasted the St. Louis Cardinals 3-1 Sunday despite stranding 25 baserunners. The Mets went 1 for 26 with runners in scoring position, yet still won the majors’ second-longest game this season. Boston beat the Yankees in […]

Associated Press WASHINGTON – Clayton Kershaw struck out a season-high 14 in eight shutout innings and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the host Nationals 4-2 to earn a split of the two games decided Saturday. Hours earlier, pinch-hitter Matt den Dekker lined a two-run homer in the eighth inning that lifted the Nationals over the […]