Top-ranked Ko's birdie streaks helps push her to top of leaderboard

...The top-ranked Ko holds a one-stroke lead over three others, including Juli Inkster, 54. Stacy Lewis, last year's runner-up at Lake Merced Golf Club, is two strokes back at 3-under."This is a very tough golf course. You need to position...

Errors are costly to Atlanta Braves in loss to Philadelphia Phillies

...Herrera grounded out with a man on second in the seventh.Their best chance to score before the ninth came in the eighth with runners on first and third with one out. But Cody Asche, who entered batting a team-best .333, popped out to first after a surprising...

Augusta Prep girls have the high finish at region meet as runners-up

The Augusta Prep girls finished second at the Georgia Indepen­dent School Association Region 4-AAA Track and Field Championships

Ethiopian Lelisa Desisa wins Boston Marathon

...finish line turned what should be the pinnacle of any distance runner's career into an afterthought.Desisa earned his second Boston...Ethiopians pulled away.After Buzunesh Deba, last year's runner-up, fell behind at the final turn onto Boylston Street...

Greenbrier uses three-run blast to get by Lakeside

...fans stood or craned their necks to get a better look, Adam Sasser made his way to first.He just about caught up with the runner ahead of him when he saw the good news: he hit a home run.Sasser's three-run blast proved to be the difference as the...

MLB set to roll out Statcast analytics Tuesday during Cardinals-Nationals broadcast

...fastest and runs the longest to snag line drives into the gap? Which shortstop is best at throwing from the grass to nip the runner at first? Which catcher gets the ball to second base the quickest?A new era in analytics starts Tuesday when Major League...

RiverDogs take advantage of controversial call to rally past GreenJackets

...Charleston's Jose Javier hit a ground ball to third. Jonah Arenado attempted to tag the runner advancing to third before throwing to first, but both runners were called safe, giving the RiverDogs bases loaded and one out instead of a potential...

'On Call in Hell: A Doctor's Iraq War Story' by Richard Jaddick may be subject of new movie

...to be made into a movie and famed director/producer Ridley Scott, best known for the movies Alien, Gladiator, and Blade Runner is listed as the Executive Producer on IMDB.com. The production company listed, Principato-Young Entertainment of Beverly...

Mets win ninth in row as rookie catcher Kevin Plawecki and Jon Niese beat Braves

...the Atlanta Braves 7-1 on Tuesday night.A highly regarded prospect, Plawecki got two hits, scored twice and threw out a runner trying to advance on a ball in the dirt."Just happy to have the first one out of the way," he said. "Just happy it came...

North Augusta's Matt NeSmith, a junior at South Carolina, picked the right time to get hot

...together a couple of weeks ago at the Hootie and won in a playoff. It was a little bit easier this time."The Gamecocks finished runner-up for the fourth time in the SECs, tied with Vanderbilt three shots behind LSU. The team is ranked among the top eight...