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Braves use big 5th inning to win 8th straight

Braves use big 5th inning to win 8th straight

ESPN.com Updated Aug 2, 2013
Brian McCann and Chris Johnson hit consecutive homers in a five-run fifth inning to lead the Atlanta Braves to their eighth straight win with a 6-4 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday.
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  • Video - Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick, wide receiver DeSean Jackson react to Riley Cooper comments 00:50

    Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick, wide receiver DeSean Jackson react to Riley Cooper comments

    Aug 2
    Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick and wide receiver DeSean Jackson speak out on the controversy surrounding teammate Riley Cooper.
  • Video - Cooper Excused From Team Activities 06:44

    Cooper Excused From Team Activities

    Aug 2
    Herm Edwards, Merril Hoge and Ed Werder discuss what's next for Eagles WR Riley Cooper now that he's been excused from team activities so he can undergo sensitivity training.
  • Video - Sharper: Philadelphia Eagles made the correct move excusing wide receiver Riley Cooper 02:56

    Sharper: Philadelphia Eagles made the correct move excusing wide receiver Riley Cooper

    Aug 2
    Darren Sharper and Daniel Jeremiah discuss why excusing wide receiver Riley Cooper was the right move for the Philadelphia Eagles.
  • Video - Eagles Excuse Cooper From Team Activities 05:46

    Eagles Excuse Cooper From Team Activities

    Aug 2
    The Philadelphia Inquirer's Jeff McLane joins "SportsCenter" to discuss the Eagles' handling of Riley Cooper and excusing Cooper from team activities to undergo counseling.

Sports Columnists

  • Former No. 1 pick Greg Oden will sign with Miami Heat

    Aug 2
    Greg Oden, the former No. 1 overall pick who hasn't played in an NBA game since 2009, has signed a contract to play for the Miami Heat, the center told Grantland.com.
  • Don Banks: Ravens defense emerges from offseason younger, faster, stronger

    Aug 2
    OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- The premise could be taken as sacrilege, maybe even borderline blasphemy by some. But my theory regarding the state of the Ravens' rebuilt defense was met mostly with a series of Cheshire-cat smiles at Baltimore's training camp.
  • 2013 NFL training camp -- In Trestman they trust?

    Aug 2
    Here are five things John Clayton took away from his visit to the Chicago Bears' training camp.
  • Forever in the Moment

    Aug 2
    SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — Bill Parcells is in his element: in the outdoors, on the patio of the lush Saratoga National Golf Club, with one of his best friends in the world, longtime NFL coach Dan Henning, sitting across from him. Henning waits for his 3:…