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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...

Whitley's 27 lead Southern over Alcorn State 80-68

Jan. 28, 2023 21:29 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Brion Whitley had 27 points in Southern's 80-68 victory over Alcorn State on Saturday night that gave the Jaguars sole possession of first place in the Southwestern Athletic Conference. Alcorn State (9-11, 6-2), which had its six-game win streak snapped, is...

Braves sign manager Snitker to extension through 2025 season

Jan. 27, 2023 16:36 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Braves manager Brian Snitker, coming off the team's fifth consecutive NL East title, signed a contract extension on Friday that runs through the 2025 season. Snitker, 67, guided the Braves to the 2021 World Series championship before the team won 101 games...

McQuarter leads Alcorn State over Bethune-Cookman 76-68

Jan. 23, 2023 23:38 PM EST

LORMAN, Miss. (AP) — Dontrell McQuarter scored 20 points as Alcorn State beat Bethune-Cookman 76-68 on Monday night. McQuarter was 7-of-9 shooting and 6 of 6 from the free-throw line for the Braves (9-10, 6-1 Southwestern Athletic Conference), who have won six straight. Jeremiah...

Alcorn State defeats Florida A&M 57-47

Jan. 21, 2023 20:14 PM EST

LORMAN, Miss. (AP) — Dominic Brewton's 13 points helped Alcorn State defeat Florida A&M 57-47 on Saturday night. Brewton finished 5 of 10 from the field for the Braves (8-10, 5-1 Southwestern Athletic Conference). Dekedran Thorn scored nine points, going 3 of 6 (1 for 4 from...

Braves' Grissom puts in extra work for shortstop competition

Jan. 21, 2023 16:06 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves' commitment to giving Vaughn Grissom a chance to win the starting job at shortstop can't be questioned. First, the Braves, who must replace Dansby Swanson, scheduled Grissom for three offseason visits with third base coach Ron Washington for...

OF Kevin Pillar excited to join Braves on minor-league deal

Jan. 21, 2023 00:34 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves have added another potential contender for playing time in left field by signing Kevin Pillar to a minor-league contract. Pillar confirmed the deal Friday, tweeting that he was “beyond excited” to be joining the Braves. He would reportedly make...