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  • The Latest: Turkey says allied forces reach center of Afrin March 18, 2018
    BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the Syria conflict (all times local):10:15 a.m.Turkey's president says allied Syrian forces have taken control of the town center of Afrin, the target of a nearly two-month offensive against a Kurdish militia.
  • At least 4 dead in Philippine hotel fire, hundreds evacuated March 18, 2018
    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A fire that hit a hotel and casino complex in the Philippine capital on Sunday killed least four employees, trapped two others and forced the evacuation of more than 300 guests, some by helicopter.Police said it remain
  • Russia votes to hand Vladimir Putin 4th presidential term March 18, 2018
    YEKATERINBURG, Russia (AP) — Vladimir Putin's victory in Russia's presidential election Sunday isn't in doubt. The only real question is whether voters will turn out in big enough numbers to hand him a convincing mandate for his fourth term — and many


  • Weiss brings wealth of experience to Braves March 17, 2018
    It was a sun-splashed Saturday afternoon at Spectrum Field, another speck on the map for a baseball man who has experienced nearly everything in the game. But even the seemingly non-glorious task of leading the split-squad Braves against the Phillies -- two hours on the bus trip over, two hours back -- couldn't dampen the […]
    Joey Johnston
  • Hot shot: Acuna crushes 4th spring homer March 17, 2018
    Braves top prospect Ronald Acuna Jr. continued his torrid pace by blasting a two-run homer -- which caromed off the back wall of the left-field bullpen -- in the first inning of Saturday's game against the Phillies at Spectrum Field in Clearwater, Fla.
    Joey Johnston
  • Out of options, Adams showing hustle March 16, 2018
    Lane Adams came to Spring Training with a strong possibility of being placed on an Opening Day roster for the first time. But the outfielder's offensive struggles during the Grapefruit League season have jeopardized his status on the Braves' 40-man roster.
    Mark Bowman


  • Source: DE Curry headed to Bucs on 3-year deal March 17, 2018
    One day after he was released by the Eagles, defensive end Vinny Curry signed with the Buccaneers on a three-year deal worth up to $27 million with a $11.5 million injury guarantee, a source told ESPN.
  • Colts release DT Hankins after one season March 17, 2018
    Johnathan Hankins, who had 44 tackles and two sacks in his only season with the Colts after signing a three-year deal, has been released by the team.
  • Jets trade up, acquire No. 3 pick from Colts March 17, 2018
    The Jets acquired the No. 3 overall pick in the NFL draft in a trade with the Colts, who move down to No. 6, in addition to acquiring three second-round picks from New York.