ATLANTA (AP) — Andrelton Simmons hit a two-run double in the eighth inning and the Atlanta Braves, boosted by Julio Teheran's sharp outing, beat the St. Louis Cardinals 2-0 Saturday in a matchup of NL division leaders. Teheran allowed two hits in seven innings, striking out six and walking one.
ATLANTA (AP) — Top-seeded John Isner beat seventh-seeded Lleyton Hewitt 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (5) on Saturday to reach the Atlanta Open final. The 6-foot-10 American will play second-seeded Kevin Anderson of South Africa, a 6-3, 7-6 (3) winner over 21-year-old American Ryan Harrison. Isner improved his ATP-best tiebreaker record to 24-6 for the season.
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Ask Osi Umenyiora about playing in Atlanta, and the Falcons' new defensive end smiles instantly. Umenyiora says it's a blessing that he spent 10 years with New York, helped the Giants win two Super Bowls. But after signing a two-year, $8.5 million contract with the Falcons in late March, Umenyiora began a new phase of his career with his son, fiance and his father all living with him in the Atlanta suburbs.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kyle Busch dominated to win the Nationwide Series race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Busch had the fastest car Saturday to win for the eighth time in 15 races. Busch led 92 of 100 laps but had a late scare after he fell back to third on the final restart.
Created: Sun, 28 Jul 2013 09:15:06 EST
Updated: Sun, 28 Jul 2013 09:15:06 EST