Ramblin' Rhodes: Latest book on Ty Cobb is well-researched account

The new biography, "Ty Cobb: A Terrible Beauty" by Charles Leerhsen, goes a long way in setting the record straight about the baseball legend.

Graham Rahal mounting charge in IndyCar standings

Of the 13 drivers still mathematically eligible for the IndyCar title, Graham Rahal is perhaps the biggest surprise.

Players shrugging off Trump's planned visit to Women's British Open at Turnberry

TURNBERRY, Scotland - Lizette Salas should be midway through her first round at the Women's British Open this morning when Donald Trump arrives via helicopter to expected fanfare at his Turnberry resort.

Fed holds steady on rates, seeks further economic gains

WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve appears on track to raise interest rates later this year but signaled Wednesday that it wants to see further economic gains and higher inflation before doing so.

Former Georgia Tech star Matt Wieters homers to lift Baltimore past Atlanta

BALTIMORE - Matt Wieters homered leading off the 11th inning, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Atlanta Braves 2-1 on Monday night for their third consecutive victory.

Andy Roddick coming out of retirement to play doubles with Fish

ATLANTA - Even retirement couldn't stop Andy Roddick from one last chance to play doubles with his friend Mardy Fish in this week's Atlanta Open.

West Coast trouble helps Georgia ports break records

SAVANNAH, Ga. - The two coastal ports handled 31.69 million tons of cargo during the 2015 fiscal year that ended June 30. That's their greatest tonnage ever and an increase of nearly 8 percent from a year ago.

As Fed meets, it edges toward its first rate hike since 2006

WASHINGTON - As Fed meets, it edges toward its first rate increase since 2006, possibly in September.

Cardinals blank Braves in pitchers duel

ST. LOUIS - The St. Louis Cardinals made the most of two hits and beat the Atlanta Braves 1-0 on Saturday night for their fifth consecutive win.

Gymnastics star Gabby Douglas is back on the beam

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Olympic gymnastics star Gabby Douglas insists her return to competition isn't a comeback at all.