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Montgomery powers Alcorn State to 81-70 victory over MVSU

Feb. 07, 2023 00:49 AM EST

LORMAN, Miss. (AP) — Keondre Montgomery finished with 20 points and 10 rebounds to power Alcorn State to an 81-70 victory over Mississippi Valley State on Monday night. Montgomery, a sophomore, sank 6 of 12 shots with three 3-pointers in picking up his first double-double for the...

Kendall leads Alcorn State past Arkansas-Pine Bluff 70-67

Feb. 04, 2023 20:13 PM EST

LORMAN, Miss. (AP) — Jeremiah Kendall scored 18 points to help Alcorn State fend off Arkansas-Pine Bluff 70-67 on Saturday. Kendall also had seven rebounds for the Braves (11-11, 8-2 Southwestern Athletic Conference). Trevin Wade shot 6 of 7 from the field and 3 for 5 from the line...

Pitcher Max Fried loses to Braves in salary arbitration

Feb. 04, 2023 17:22 PM EST

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Pitcher Max Fried lost to the Atlanta Braves in salary arbitration on Saturday, and will make $13.5 million in the upcoming season instead of his $15 million request. Mark Burstein, Fredric Horowitz and Jeanne Vonhof issued their decision a day after...

Fried, Braves go to salary arbitration for 2nd straight year

Feb. 03, 2023 15:29 PM EST

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Pitcher Max Fried went to salary arbitration with the Atlanta Braves for the second straight year, asking for $15 million instead of the team's $13.5 million offer. The 29-year-old left-hander went 14-7 for the second straight season and lowered his ERA...

AP source: MLB forms economic group as regional TV in peril

Feb. 03, 2023 14:58 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Concerned about a possible bankruptcy for the company that owns local broadcasting rights to 14 of the 30 Major League Baseball teams, the league has formed a new economic study committee that will gather next week at the owners’ meetings in Palm Beach, Florida. ...

Chavez, Pillar highlight non-roster invitees to Braves camp

Feb. 01, 2023 14:08 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Pitcher Jesse Chavez and outfielder Kevin Pillar highlight 26 players with minor league contracts invited to spring training by the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday. The 39-year-old Chavez had been effective as a long reliever out of the Braves' bullpen the last two...

Brewton helps Alcorn State hold off Grambling 63-60

Jan. 30, 2023 23:12 PM EST

GRAMBLING, La. (AP) — Dominic Brewton scored 16 points to help Alcorn State hold off Grambling 63-60 on Monday night. Brewton shot 5 for 13 (2 for 6 from 3-point range) and 4 of 4 from the free-throw line for the Braves (10-11, 7-2 Southwestern Athletic Conference). Jeremiah...

Chip Caray follows grandpa's footsteps as voice of Cardinals

Jan. 30, 2023 15:40 PM EST

Longtime broadcaster Chip Caray is taking over as the television play-by-play voice of the St. Louis Cardinals, more than five decades after his grandfather and Hall of Fame broadcaster Harry Caray became a baseball staple with the same club. Bally Sports Midwest announced Caray's...

O'Day retires following 15 seasons for 6 major league teams

Jan. 30, 2023 15:19 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Right-hander Darren O'Day, who posted a 4.15 ERA in 28 games with the Atlanta Braves in 2022, announced Monday he is retiring after 15 seasons for six teams in the major leagues. O'Day said on his Twitter account “it's finally time to hang 'em up.” ...

Deen scores 21 to lead Bradley to 83-76 victory over UIC

Jan. 29, 2023 17:51 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Duke Deen had 21 points to lead Bradley to an 83-76 win over Illinois-Chicago on Sunday. Deen shot 5 for 10 from the floor (4 for 6 from 3-point range) and 7 of 8 from the free-throw line for the Braves (15-8, 8-4 Missouri Valley Conference). Malevy Leons added 19...