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Braves All-Star Teheran leaves game with injury

DENVER – Braves pitcher Julio Teheran left Friday’s game against the Rockies in the fifth inning with tightness in the latissimus dorsi muscles on the right side of his back.
5 position battles to watch at Falcons’ training camp

5 position battles to watch at Falcons’ training camp

The offseason experimentation is over for Falcons coach Dan Quinn and his staff.Now, the Falcons, who report for training camp Wednesday and take the field for practice Thursday, must start to get ready for the 2016 season.
ICYMI: 15 things to recap Falcons’ offseason

ICYMI: 15 things to recap Falcons’ offseason

The Falcons report to training camp Wednesday and conduct their first practice Thursday. Looking back, few people would have thought in the aftermath of the Falcons’ loss to the 49ers in the NFC Championship game in January 2013 that the team would fail to rise above .
CarGo’s homer off Folty propels Rockies past Braves

CarGo’s homer off Folty propels Rockies past Braves

DENVER – After taking a two-hit shutout to the eighth inning against the Rockies on Saturday in Atlanta, Braves pitcher Mike Foltynewicz carried a one-hit shutout into the sixth against same team Thursday at Coors Field.
Once again, ACC Coastal a murky picture

Once again, ACC Coastal a murky picture

The ACC’s Coastal Division — where logic takes a vacation.Last year’s predicted winner, Georgia Tech, finished in last place.
Villalba wants to grow with Atlanta United

Villalba wants to grow with Atlanta United

If Atlanta United’s newest signing puts down roots in the city and with the club in the same way he did at his previous team, then the MLS expansion club will one day look back on July 22, 2016, the day Hector Villalba was introduced, as a pivotal moment in the team’s history.
Whatever happened to: Ex-Falcon Bob Lee

Whatever happened to: Ex-Falcon Bob Lee

Bob Lee may have thrown only 730 passes in his NFL career (Philip Rivers threw 661 last season for San Diego and completed 437) but stayed in the league for 14 years, playing for three Super Bowl teams, two head coaches that are in the NFL Hall of Fame as well as leading the Falcons to one of their best wins ever in a Monday night game in 1973.
Whatever happened to: Ex-Falcon Bob Lee

Whatever happened to: Ex-Falcon Bob Lee

Bob Lee may have thrown only 730 passes in his NFL career (Philip Rivers threw 661 last season for San Diego and completed 437) but stayed in the league for 14 years, playing for three Super Bowl teams, two head coaches that are in the NFL Hall of Fame as well as leading the Falcons to one of their best wins ever in a Monday night game in 1973.
Braves’ TV ratings and other things we learned in Atlanta sports biz

Braves’ TV ratings and other things we learned in Atlanta sports biz

Five things we learned in Atlanta sports business this week:1. Braves’ TV ratings down sharply: The Braves, historically one of baseball’s more popular teams on television, rank near the bottom of the major leagues in local ratings this season.
Atlanta United signs Argentinian forward

Atlanta United signs Argentinian forward

Atlanta United have signed Argentinian forward Hector Villalba as its first Designated Player, another indication that the club intends to not approach its inaugural season of 2017 as a typical expansion club.
Atlanta United close to hiring a coach

Atlanta United close to hiring a coach

Technical director Carlos Bocanegra said on Friday that Atlanta United has a short list of coaching candidates and that one could be hired very soon.
Markakis making contact, aiming to finish strong

Markakis making contact, aiming to finish strong

DENVER – For an 11-year veteran playing for a team that, realistically speaking, was eliminated from playoff contention by the second month of the season, Nick Markakis isn’t showing any signs of phoning it in or succumbing to the dog days of summer as the 100-game mark nears.
Paul Johnson offers updates on injured Jackets

Paul Johnson offers updates on injured Jackets

Georgia Tech offensive lineman Chris Griffin will return for his junior season. Griffin did not participate fully in spring practice as he recovered from an ACL tear suffered in the 2015 offseason, and it was unclear at the end of spring practice if he would be able to continue his playing career.
Dream aim to enter break with win over Wings

Dream aim to enter break with win over Wings

The Dream’s matchup against the Wings at McCamish Pavilion on Friday is their last game for 35 days as the WNBA takes a break for the 2016 Summer Olympics.
A revoked NBA All-Star Game reminds us that votes matter

A revoked NBA All-Star Game reminds us that votes matter

NBA commissioner Adam Silver and an outdated sign. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File) No matter what you think of North Carolina House Bill 2 — the LBGT-unfriendly one, the one requiring transgender individuals to use the bathroom of their birth sex while in buildings supported by public funds — it was a bill that became law.
BB&T Atlanta Open boasts strong field despite fewer American stars

BB&T Atlanta Open boasts strong field despite fewer American stars

This year’s BB&T; Atlanta Open features something different from its first six years of existence.The 2016 edition will be the first to have only one American among its top eight seeds in the single’s main draw since the tournament moved from Indianapolis to Atlanta in 2010.
ACC Network could bring ninth league game for football

ACC Network could bring ninth league game for football

The ACC Network is on its way. At a news conference Thursday to start the ACC Kickoff media event, commissioner John Swofford was joined by league athletic directors and coaches and ESPN executives in patting each other on the back and touting the partnership as historic, monumental and a great moment for the conference.
Dream forward Sancho Lyttle’s injury status upgraded

Dream forward Sancho Lyttle’s injury status upgraded

The Atlanta Dream upgraded forward Sancho Lyttle’s injury status on Thursday. The team now expects Lyttle to need four or five weeks of rehab for a foot injury that was initially thought to be a regular season-ending injury.
Braves’ TV ratings down sharply

Braves’ TV ratings down sharply

The Braves, historically one of baseball’s more popular teams on television, rank near the bottom of the major leagues in local ratings this season.
Minters enjoying coaching together at Georgia State

Minters enjoying coaching together at Georgia State

Rick Minter never pushed his son Jesse into a career as a football coach.But wherever Rick coached, Jesse usually was there on the sidelines absorbing everything he could until, just as with his father, the sport became his passion.
Dismissed Georgia players find new schools

Dismissed Georgia players find new schools

ATHENS — The two players Georgia dismissed in the offseason are headed for junior college. Defensive lineman Chauncey Rivers, thrown off the team in April after his third marijuana-related arrest, is headed to East Mississippi Junior College.
Omar Infante has game-winning hit for the Gwinnett Braves

Omar Infante has game-winning hit for the Gwinnett Braves

Omar Infante was known for his clutch hits when he played for the Braves from 2008 to 2010. The veteran infielder showed a glimpse of that Wednesday when his two-out, two-RBI single in the top of the ninth inning propelled the Gwinnett Braves to a 3-2 win over the host Syracuse Chiefs in Triple-A baseball.
Ex-Brave, Bulldog Alex Wood has elbow surgery

Ex-Brave, Bulldog Alex Wood has elbow surgery

Former Braves and University of Georgia pitcher Alex Wood underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left elbow and will be sidelined for about eight weeks.
5 things to watch for at the ACC Kickoff

5 things to watch for at the ACC Kickoff

The ACC Kickoff media event begins Thursday morning in Charlotte, N.C., a two-day interview barrage for the league’s coaches and players (two per team).
Braves fade to series loss at Reds

Braves fade to series loss at Reds

Maybe if a bloop single didn’t fall in or the Braves got a win on a replay challenge, they would have left Cincinnati with a series win.
Gwen Torrence still showing her style

Gwen Torrence still showing her style

In July and August 1996, the world sent its finest athletes to Atlanta. Some athletes came as familiar names from familiar nations.
Once seen as rickety, the ACC is walking tall

Once seen as rickety, the ACC is walking tall

There was a time when the ACC appeared a rickety enterprise. It had become Little Brother — at least in football, the sport that matters most in terms of TV and money — in its region to the almighty SEC, and in a time of rampant realignment we wondered if the famous basketball league might soon go the way of other basketball leagues in this football-mad world.
Braves right-hander ‘Folty’ showing progress

Braves right-hander ‘Folty’ showing progress

Braves right-hander Mike Foltynewicz still has a lot to prove. After all, he’s only 24 years old with only 25 major-league starts to his credit.
Braves outlast Reds for victory in 11th

Braves outlast Reds for victory in 11th

Rookie right-hander Tyrell Jenkins put the Braves in an early hole against the Reds but they immediately came back to forge a tie.
Braves prospect Swanson heating up at the plate

Braves prospect Swanson heating up at the plate

Dansby Swanson is heating up. The Braves’ 22-year-old shortstop prospect, playing for the Double-A Mississippi Braves, had a homer and four RBIs Monday and has five hits in his last 12 at-bats.
Falcons reach injury settlement with James Stone

Falcons reach injury settlement with James Stone

Former Falcons center James Stone reached an injury settlement with the team Tuesday.Stone, who played in college at Tennessee and made the Falcons as an undrafted free agent in 2014, was placed on injured reserve with a knee injury last season.
Atlanta gearing up for three marquee sports events

Atlanta gearing up for three marquee sports events

The bids have been won. Now the even harder work begins.After going 3-for-3 in bids to host marquee sporting events over the next few years — the College Football Playoff national championship game in January 2018, the Super Bowl in February 2019 and the Final Four in April 2020 — Atlanta sports and hospitality officials are assembling organizations to plan and manage the events locally.
Former championship QBs weigh in on UGA QB race

Former championship QBs weigh in on UGA QB race

Athens – This being the election season, no scientific poll need be taken to judge who Georgia fans would like to see as their starting quarterback: Jacob Eason in 2016 would make Georgia football great again.
ACC channel reportedly coming by Aug. 2019

ACC channel reportedly coming by Aug. 2019

Definitive plans for an ACC channel operated by ESPN have come to pass. A report from ESPN’s Brett McMurphy, citing anonymous sources, said that the channel will launch by Aug.
Read: Atlanta United’s Otoo first interview

Read: Atlanta United’s Otoo first interview

Jeffrey Otoo is quiet, so quiet that, even sitting two feet away, it’s necessary to lean in to hear him talk about his favorite player, team, and goals as a professional soccer player.
Rich McKay on Marion Campbell (1929-2016)

Rich McKay on Marion Campbell (1929-2016)

Atlanta Falcons team president Rich McKay. (John Raoux/Associated Press) Marion Campbell, the only man to serve two stints as the head coach of the Atlanta Falcons, died last week in Plano, Texas, it was announced late Sunday.
Frank Kleha on Marion Campbell (1929-2016

Frank Kleha on Marion Campbell (1929-2016

Former Falcons executive Frank Kleha (right) being interviewed. Marion Campbell, the only man to serve two stints as the head coach of the Atlanta Falcons, died last week in Plano, Texas, it was announced late Sunday.
Gerald Riggs Sr. on Marion Campbell (1929-2016)

Gerald Riggs Sr. on Marion Campbell (1929-2016)

Top 50 Falcons: No. 8, Gerald Riggs Marion Campbell, the only man to serve two stints as the head coach of the Atlanta Falcons, died last week in Plano, Texas, it was announced late Sunday.
Joyner-Kersee fought pain on way to bronze

Joyner-Kersee fought pain on way to bronze

In July and August 1996, the world sent its finest athletes to Atlanta. Some athletes came as familiar names from familiar nations.
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