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Tech company uses data from jumps to predict injuries 
In this June 22, 2017, photo, lacrosse player Frankie Hattler performs a single leg dynamic stabilization landing test, which gives insight for the left side versus the right side of the body and can be used for later stages of returning to playing, as Sparta Science coach Kayla Sowinski watches in Menlo Park, Calif., Thursday, June 22, 2017. To keep players on the field instead of in the operating room and to maximize their ability when healthy, more and more pro and college sports teams are turning to technology. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

6:00 am Wednesday, July 26, 2017

The epiphany hit Phil Wagner about a decade ago when he was stuck in Southern California traffic pouring over reams of data in his car and he realized how he could take information about how athletes jump and land and predict where they are most susceptible to their next injury. ...
Best player at deadline is pitcher you've probably never heard of
San Diego Padres pitcher Brad Hand throws against the San Francisco Giants during the ninth inning of a baseball game in San Francisco, Sunday, July 23, 2017. The Padres won 5-2. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

6:00 am Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Major League Baseball's nonwaiver trade deadline has recently had a theme. In 2015, ace starters like David Price, Johnny Cueto and Cole Hamels all changed teams before July 31. A year later, star relievers were all the rage, with Aroldis Chapman, Andrew Miller and Mark Melancon...
House rejects effort to move money around to fund VA program
In this July 20, 2017 photo, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., flanked by, Rep. Frank Pallone, D-N.J., the ranking member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, left, and Rep. Bobby Scott, D-Va., the ranking member on the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, discusses the Republican efforts to replace

4:37 am Tuesday, July 25, 2017

The House has rejected a plan to allow the Department of Veterans Affairs to shift $2 billion from other programs to cover a sudden budget shortfall in its Choice program of private-sector care following opposition from veterans' groups. The vote was 219-186 Monday on a bill to provide...
Twins acquire LHP Jaime Garcia, Recker from Braves for Ynoa
Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Jaime Garcia points toward home after Los Angeles Dodgers' Chris Taylor struck out during the seventh inning of a baseball game in Los Angeles, Friday, July 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo)

5:56 pm Monday, July 24, 2017

Hoping to bolster their rotation for a playoff run, the Minnesota Twins got veteran left-handed pitcher Jaime García, catcher Anthony Recker and cash from the Atlanta Braves for minor league righty Huascar Ynoa on Monday. The 31-year-old García is 66-52 with a 3.65...
House rejects bill to fix VA's budget gap after vets protest
In this July 20, 2017 photo, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., flanked by, Rep. Frank Pallone, D-N.J., the ranking member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, left, and Rep. Bobby Scott, D-Va., the ranking member on the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, discusses the Republican efforts to replace

1:01 pm Monday, July 24, 2017

The House rejected Monday a plan to allow the Department of Veterans Affairs to shift $2 billion from other programs to cover a sudden budget shortfall in its Choice program of private-sector care following opposition from veterans' groups. The vote was 219-186 on a bill to provide...
Father of 13-year-old who vanished, died in 2012 charged with his murder

12:33 pm Monday, July 24, 2017

A Washington state man who once went on the “Dr. Phil” show to proclaim his innocence in his 13-year-old son’s disappearance and death has been charged with the boy’s murder.  Mark Redwine, of Bellingham, is charged with second-degree murder and child...
Kennesaw State to adopt competitive admissions process for fall 2018
Students study in the Atrium Building on the Kennesaw State University Marietta Campus.

11:46 am Monday, July 24, 2017

For high school seniors looking to attend Kennesaw State University in fall 2018, it’s going to be harder to get in. Meeting the minimum requirements will no longer guarantee a spot at the university. This is a change that comes with KSU’s new competitive admissions process...
How the NBA made the summer league a real thing and stole July
Los Angeles Lakers' Vander Blue, center, drives through Portland Trail Blazers' Antonius Cleveland, left, and Jarnell Stokes during the second half of the NBA summer league championship basketball game, Monday, July 17, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

6:00 am Monday, July 24, 2017

More than a month has passed since the NBA's last competitive game, but a funny thing is taking place: the league has remained as relevant in July as it was when the Warriors were cutting down the Cavaliers in June. That's because the NBA offseason has taken over the slowest month...
Kiffin's desire to win at FAU highlighted by Kendal Briles hire
Lane Kiffin jogs off the field after losing to Oregon 62-51 at the Los Angeles Coliseum on November 3, 2012. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

6:00 am Monday, July 24, 2017

Lane Kiffin flies commercial. He's like everyone else, waiting for their group number to be called while fidgeting with a boarding pass. He estimates he was somewhere around row 32C for his flight to DFW International Airport for last week's Conference USA media days. The coach with...
Spieth takes road less to traveled to British Open
Winner Jordan Spieth of the United States, right, and runner up Matt Kuchar of the United States look at the trophy after the final round of the British Open Golf Championship, at Royal Birkdale, Southport, England, Sunday July 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Dave Thompson)

2:22 am Monday, July 24, 2017

The start was not what anyone expected out of Jordan Spieth. All that mattered to him was how he finished the British Open. And that might have been the biggest surprise of all. The record will show that Spieth took a three-shot lead into the final round at Royal Birkdale, closed...
Basketball Hall of Famer John Kundla dies at 101
FILE - In this April 25, 1952, file photo, Minneapolis Lakers coach John Kundla, top, is carried by his players to their dressing room in Minneapolis after defeating the New York Knickerbockers to win their fourth NBA basketball championship in five years. Hall of Fame coach Kundla died Sunday, July 23, 2017. He was 101. (AP Photo/File)

7:05 pm Sunday, July 23, 2017

Before Phil Jackson and Pat Riley, before Gregg Popovich and Larry Brown, even before Red Auerbach, there was John Kundla. Kundla, the Hall of Fame coach who led the Minneapolis Lakers to five NBA championships, died Sunday. He was 101. Son Tom Kundla said his father died at an assisted...
Luring good teachers to poor schools not so easy, Fulton finds
The highest third-grade Milestones scores in language arts in the five-county metro area belong to Lake Windward Elementary in Alpharetta, which holds such events as pajama reading and writing day. (PHIL SKINNER/AJC) 

12:00 am Sunday, July 23, 2017

In an effort to entice top-rated teachers to transfer to low-rated schools, Fulton County offered $20,000 stipends in a pilot program announced with great fanfare in 2014. It was not an easy sell. Although 375 Fulton teachers were eligible to participate, only 32 applied. Teachers...
Opinion: Why would you want Putin as a friend?

12:00 am Sunday, July 23, 2017

Leaving aside the question as to whether there was actual collusion between the Trump campaign and the Russian government during the 2016 election, it is undisputed that candidate Donald Trump was eager for a friendship between our two nations. The most recent accounts of the president...
Readers Write: July 24

12:00 am Sunday, July 23, 2017

Laissez faire doesn’t work in health care The big lie in the ongoing health care policy debate is that if government were simply to butt out of the health care industry, the invisible hand of the free market would create the competition necessary to improve health care and...
Father of Colorado boy, 13, arrested for boy's 2012 death
In this Nov. 26, 2012 file photo, a missing poster of 13-year-old Dylan Redwine hangs on a trail head sign next to Vallecito Reservoir in Vallecito, Colo. Police have arrested Mark Redwine for the death of his 13-year-old son, Saturday, July 22, 2017. Mark Redwine's arrest Saturday in Bellingham, Washington, follows a grand jury indictment for second-degree murder and child abuse resulting in death. (Shaun Stanley/The Durango Herald via AP, File)

8:58 pm Saturday, July 22, 2017

A Colorado man was arrested Saturday in connection with the 2012 death of his 13-year-old son, police said. Mark Redwine's arrest in Bellingham, Washington, followed a grand jury indictment for second-degree murder and child abuse resulting in death. Redwine is being held on $1 million...
Fun facts, video and more about Jaime Garcia’s historic home run
Braves right-handed pitcher Tony Cloninger hit two grand slams and got the win  in a 17-3 victory over the Giants on July 3, 1966. (AP photo)

4:21 pm Saturday, July 22, 2017

Braves pitcher Jaime Garcia hit a grand slam in a 12-3 win over the Dodgers Friday night in Los Angeles. Garcia’s blast made history. Here’s some fun facts about his feat: -- Garcia became just the second Atlanta Braves pitcher to hit a grand slam in franchise history...
Grace sets major championship record with 62 at British Open
South Africa's Branden Grace waves as he makes his way along the 18th fairway during the third round of the British Open Golf Championship, at Royal Birkdale, Southport, England, Saturday July 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

11:17 am Saturday, July 22, 2017

Branden Grace posted the lowest 18-hole score in 157 years and 422 major championships, and he didn't even know it. He knocked in his short par putt on the final hole at Royal Birkdale for a 62 when his caddie, Zack Rasego, walked up to him and said, "You're in the history books...
Vet groups urge House to reject plan to fix VA's budget gap
FILE - In this June 21, 2013, file photo, the seal affixed to the front of the Department of Veterans Affairs building in Washington. A House committee unveiled a disputed plan July 21, 2017, to allow the Department of Veterans Affairs to shift $2 billion from other programs to cover a sudden budget shortfall that could threaten medical care for thousands of patients in the coming weeks.(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

3:36 am Saturday, July 22, 2017

Eight major veterans' organizations on Saturday urged Congress to provide emergency money to the Department of Veterans Affairs without cutting other VA programs as the House moved quickly to address a budget shortfall that threatened medical care for thousands of patients. Their...
House committee seeks to let Veterans Affairs redirect funds
FILE - In this June 21, 2013, file photo, the seal affixed to the front of the Department of Veterans Affairs building in Washington. A House committee unveiled a disputed plan July 21, 2017, to allow the Department of Veterans Affairs to shift $2 billion from other programs to cover a sudden budget shortfall that could threaten medical care for thousands of patients in the coming weeks.(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

3:36 am Saturday, July 22, 2017

A House committee has unveiled a disputed plan to allow the Department of Veterans Affairs to shift $2 billion from other programs to cover a sudden budget shortfall that could threaten medical care for thousands of patients in the coming weeks. Friday's proposal by the House Veterans...
Garcia (grand) slams Wood as Braves blast Dodgers, 12-3
Braves pitcher Jaime Garcia watches his grand slam off Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Alex Wood during the fifth inning in Los Angeles, Friday, July 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo)

1:18 am Saturday, July 22, 2017

LOS ANGELES – The Braves came close to trading Jaime Garcia on Thursday. Former Brave Alex Wood surely wishes they would have. Garcia pitched seven strong innings and hit a fifth-inning grand slam off previously unbeaten Wood that gave the Braves a 9-0 lead on the way to a...
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