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Braves jump on Seth Lugo for 5 runs in 7th, beat Mets 6-4

Braves jump on Seth Lugo for 5 runs in 7th, beat Mets 6-4

BY CHARLES ODUM ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves survived another near-meltdown by the back end of their bullpen in the ninth after the New York Mets‘ best reliever gave up five runs in the seventh. Tyler Flowers drove in a tiebreaking run with an infield hit, and Atlanta scored five runs off Seth Lugo…More

Atlanta United beats Club América 3-2 for Campeones Cup

Atlanta United beats Club América 3-2 for Campeones Cup

By PAUL NEWBERRY ATLANTA (AP) — As confetti flew all around, Atlanta United’s players bounced up and down in the middle of the field, celebrating with the same passion they showed last December. No, it wasn’t as significant as winning the MLS Cup. But in some ways, this felt even more satisfying. Atlanta scored a…More

Atlanta United coach de Boer regrets choice of words

Atlanta United coach de Boer regrets choice of words

By PAUL NEWBERRY ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta United coach Frank de Boer said he regrets his choice of words — one word, especially — in a British newspaper interview about gender equity in soccer and stressed that he’s a big supporter of the women’s game. De Boer faced backlash before Wednesday’s Campeones Cup game for…More

Chad Parker – East Lake Golf Club President & Gen. Mgr.

Chad Parker – East Lake Golf Club President & Gen. Mgr.

Chad Parker, East Lake Golf Club’s President & General Manager, joins Buck and Kincade to talk about the upcoming FedEx Cup Championship. Is it time to get excited about this golf tournament consisting of the current best 30 players in golf?  YOU BET IT IS! Click Play to hear about all that golf fans can…More

Yellow Jackets Preparing for Gameday Geoff Collins Style

Yellow Jackets Preparing for Gameday Geoff Collins Style

Geoff Collins press conference – August 12, 2019 By Jon Cooper From Day One, head coach Geoff Collins has paid great attention to detail. One detail to which Collins paid special attention last weekend was the lead-up to the gameday, itself. The Jackets practiced Friday, traveled to a hotel for Friday night, went to the…More

Woods shows up in Chicago, has work to do to reach Atlanta

Woods shows up in Chicago, has work to do to reach Atlanta

By DOUG FERGUSON MEDINAH, Ill. (AP) — The mild oblique strain that Tiger Woods cited when he withdrew after one round of FedEx Cup playoffs was feeling good enough that he flew to the Chicago area Tuesday to give it a try in the BMW Championship. Woods arrived mid-afternoon, did some media with partner Golf…More

Freeman could join Ryan as Atlanta’s starters against Jets

Freeman could join Ryan as Atlanta’s starters against Jets

By CHARLES ODUM FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Matt Ryan expects to make his 2019 preseason debut when the Atlanta Falcons play the New York Jets on Thursday night, and his running back may be Devonta Freeman. Ryan has been an observer for the Falcons’ first two preseason games. Sloppy field conditions at Miami helped…More

Acuña homers, shines defensively, Braves beat Mets 5-3

Acuña homers, shines defensively, Braves beat Mets 5-3

By PAUL NEWBERRY ATLANTA (AP) — Ronald Acuña Jr. heard chants of “MVP! MVP! MVP!” as he trotted off the field in the sixth inning, tipping his cap to the crowd when he reached the dugout. Maybe the Atlanta fans are on to something. It was another dazzling all-around night for the 21-year-old phenom, who…More

Penny Hardaway, Jerry Stackhouse bring NBA edge to Tennessee

Penny Hardaway, Jerry Stackhouse bring NBA edge to Tennessee

By TERESA M. WALKER NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Former NBA stars Penny Hardaway and Jerry Stackhouse have taken on new challenges with both trying to revive a pair of struggling college basketball programs about 200 miles apart along Interstate 40 in Tennessee. Hardaway played 14 seasons in the NBA and is embarking on his second…More

Raiders receiver Antonio Brown loses grievance over helmet

Raiders receiver Antonio Brown loses grievance over helmet

By JOSH DUBOW ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Oakland Raiders receiver Antonio Brown lost his grievance with the NFL on Monday over his use of an old helmet that is no longer certified as safe to use for practice or play. The arbitrator issued the ruling after holding a hearing last Friday with Brown, representatives from…More

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