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  • Top-seeded John Isner reaches Atlanta Open final

    Top-seeded John Isner reaches Atlanta Open final

    Top-seeded defending champion John Isner advanced to the Atlanta Open final for the fourth time in the tournament's five-year history, beating practice partner Jack Sock 7-5, 6-4 on Saturday.
    Top-seeded defending champion John Isner advanced to the Atlanta Open final for the fourth time in the tournament's five-year history, beating practice partner Jack Sock 7-5, 6-4 on Saturday.
  • Teheran earns 10th win as Braves top Padres 5-3

    Teheran earns 10th win as Braves top Padres 5-3

    Freddie Freeman had three hits and an RBI, Julio Teheran earned his 10th win and the Atlanta Braves took advantage of Ordisamer Despaigne's control problems to beat the San Diego Padres 5-3 on Saturday night.
    Freddie Freeman had three hits and an RBI, Julio Teheran earned his 10th win and the Atlanta Braves took advantage of Ordisamer Despaigne's control problems to beat the San Diego Padres 5-3 on Saturday night.
  • Braves almost in the Hall of Fame

    Braves almost in the Hall of Fame

    Sunday, former Braves manager Bobby Cox and his two pitchers, Tom Glavin and Greg Maddux will officially be members of the Baseball Hall of Fame.
    Sunday, former Braves manager Bobby Cox and his two pitchers, Tom Glavin and Greg Maddux will officially be members of the Baseball Hall of Fame.
  • Georgia OLB Bellamy faces DUI, speeding charges

    Georgia OLB Bellamy faces DUI, speeding charges

    Georgia freshman outside linebacker Davin Bellamy has been arrested by Athens-Clarke County police on charges of driving under the influence and speeding.
    Georgia freshman outside linebacker Davin Bellamy has been arrested by Athens-Clarke County police on charges of driving under the influence and speeding.
  • Falcons want big improvement from guys up front

    Falcons want big improvement from guys up front

    Through the first two days of training camp, the Atlanta Falcons look just fine along the offensive line.
    Through the first two days of training camp, the Atlanta Falcons look just fine along the offensive line.
  • Top-seeded John Isner reaches Atlanta Open final

    Top-seeded John Isner reaches Atlanta Open final

    Top-seeded defending champion John Isner advanced to the Atlanta Open final for the fourth time in the tournament's five-year history, beating practice partner Jack Sock 7-5, 6-4 on Saturday.
    Top-seeded defending champion John Isner advanced to the Atlanta Open final for the fourth time in the tournament's five-year history, beating practice partner Jack Sock 7-5, 6-4 on Saturday.
  • Braves option Pastornicky to Triple-A Gwinnett

    Braves option Pastornicky to Triple-A Gwinnett

    The Atlanta Braves have optioned infielder Tyler Pastornicky to Triple-A Gwinnett and recalled second baseman Phil Gosselin from Gwinnett.
    The Atlanta Braves have optioned infielder Tyler Pastornicky to Triple-A Gwinnett and recalled second baseman Phil Gosselin from Gwinnett.
  • PHOTOS: Falcons Training Camp 2014 -- Day one

    PHOTOS: Falcons Training Camp 2014 -- Day one

    Saturday, July 26 2014 5:50 PM EDT2014-07-26 21:50:52 GMT
    The Atlanta Falcons are ready to shake off the dust of the 2013 season. Friday, players reported to training camp in Flowery Branch.
    The Atlanta Falcons are ready to shake off the dust of the 2013 season. Friday, players reported to training camp in Flowery Branch.
  • Rookie road king Hahn hurls Padres past Braves 5-2

    Rookie road king Hahn hurls Padres past Braves 5-2

    Rookie Jesse Hahn allowed only three hits in six innings to remain unbeaten on the road and the San Diego Padres beat Atlanta 5-2 on Friday night to continue their recent success against the Braves.
    Rookie Jesse Hahn allowed only three hits in six innings to remain unbeaten on the road and the San Diego Padres beat Atlanta 5-2 on Friday night to continue their recent success against the Braves.
  • Prince helps Sky beat Dream 79-75

    Prince helps Sky beat Dream 79-75

    Ephiphanny Prince scored 21 points and the Chicago Sky held off the Eastern Conference-leading Atlanta Dream 79-75 on Friday night at Georgia Tech's McCamish Pavilion.
    Ephiphanny Prince scored 21 points and the Chicago Sky held off the Eastern Conference-leading Atlanta Dream 79-75 on Friday night at Georgia Tech's McCamish Pavilion.
  • Top-seeded Isner reaches Atlanta Open semifinals

    Top-seeded Isner reaches Atlanta Open semifinals

    Top-seeded defending champion John Isner overcame a slow start Friday to advance to the Atlanta Open semifinals, beating Australia's Marinko Matosevic 7-6 (8), 6-4 in hot conditions.
    Top-seeded defending champion John Isner and Jack Sock each rallied from early deficits Friday to set up an all-America semifinal in the Atlanta Open.
  • Falcons open training camp with 'sense of urgency'

    Falcons open training camp with 'sense of urgency'

    The Atlanta Falcons have opened training camp with what coach Mike Smith calls "a sense of urgency."
    The Atlanta Falcons have opened training camp with what coach Mike Smith calls "a sense of urgency."
  • Hawks sign first-round pick Adreian Payne

    Hawks sign first-round pick Adreian Payne

    The Atlanta Hawks have signed power forward Adreian Payne, the team's first-round pick last month.
    The Atlanta Hawks have signed power forward Adreian Payne, the team's first-round pick last month.
  • Falcons waive WR Johnson before training camp

    Falcons waive WR Johnson before training camp

    The Atlanta Falcons have waived wide receiver Darius Johnson.
    The Atlanta Falcons have waived wide receiver Darius Johnson.
  • Dream coach Cooper has surgery for tongue cancer

    Dream coach Cooper has surgery for tongue cancer

    Atlanta Dream coach Michael Cooper has had surgery for tongue cancer.
    Atlanta Dream coach Michael Cooper has had surgery for tongue cancer.
  • Top-seeded John Isner advances in Atlanta Open

    Top-seeded John Isner advances in Atlanta Open

    Dutchman Thiemo de Bakker beat second-seeded Kevin Anderson of South Africa 6-4, 7-5 on Thursday night in the rain-delayed second round of the Atlanta Open to advance to the quarterfinals.
    Top-seeded John Isner avoided an upset in his Atlanta Open title defense Thursday night, rallying for a 4-6, 7-6 (5), 7-5 victory over wild-card entry Robby Ginepri in the second round.
  • Braves headed to Cooperstown

    Braves headed to Cooperstown

    Friday, July 25 2014 8:50 PM EDT2014-07-26 00:50:53 GMT
    Former Braves pitchers Tom Glavine and Greg Maddux are being inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame-- along with former Braves skipper Bobby Cox. Many of the Braves faithful have made the trip to Cooperstown for the weekend festivities.
    Former Braves pitchers Tom Glavine and Greg Maddux are being inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame-- along with former Braves skipper Bobby Cox. Many of the Braves faithful have made the trip to Cooperstown for the weekend festivities.
  • FOX 5 Sports Exclusive

    Ron Gant and Bobby Cox talk Cooperstown

    Ron Gant and Bobby Cox talk Cooperstown

    Thursday, July 24 2014 8:57 AM EDT2014-07-24 12:57:42 GMT
    We're coming up on a big weekend for baseball -- and especially for a some Atlanta Braves legends. Former Braves pitchers Tom Glavine and Greg Maddux are being inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame-- along with former Braves skipper Bobby Cox.
    We're coming up on a big weekend for baseball -- and especially for a some Atlanta Braves legends. Former Braves pitchers Tom Glavine and Greg Maddux are being inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame-- along with former Braves skipper Bobby Cox.
  • La Stella, Wood lead Braves' win over Phillies

    La Stella, Wood lead Braves' win over Phillies

    Tommy La Stella drove in three runs and Chris Johnson hit a two-run homer to back a strong start by Alex Wood and help the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 8-2 Sunday.
    Tommy La Stella drove in three runs and Chris Johnson hit a two-run homer to back Alex Wood and help the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 8-2 Sunday.
  • Hamels, Rollins power Phillies past Braves 2-1

    Hamels, Rollins power Phillies past Braves 2-1

    Cole Hamels held the Braves to four hits through seven innings, Jimmy Rollins hit a two-run homer, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat Atlanta 2-1 on Saturday night.
    Cole Hamels held the Braves to four hits through seven innings, Jimmy Rollins hit a two-run homer, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat Atlanta 2-1 on Saturday night.
  • Braves option LHP Avilan to minors

    Braves option LHP Avilan to minors

    The Atlanta Braves have optioned struggling relief pitcher Luis Avilan to Triple-A Gwinnett and purchased the contract of left-hander Chasen Shreve from Double-A Mississippi.
    The Atlanta Braves have optioned struggling relief pitcher Luis Avilan to Triple-A Gwinnett and purchased the contract of left-hander Chasen Shreve from Double-A Mississippi.
  • Tucker's own Ryan Sieg

    Tucker's own Ryan Sieg

    Dawsonville's Chase Elliot isn't the only small-town Georgia driver racing his way through his rookie season on the Nationwide Series circuit. Tucker's Ryan Sieg is doing just the same and doing it from his small shop in his hometown. Just like Chase, Sieg is already turning heads.
    Dawsonville's Chase Elliot isn't the only small-town Georgia driver racing his way through his rookie season on the Nationwide Series circuit. Tucker's Ryan Sieg is doing just the same and doing it from his small shop in his hometown. Just like Chase, Sieg is already turning heads.
  • Leslie headlines 2015 women's Hall of Fame class

    Leslie headlines 2015 women's Hall of Fame class

    Four-time Olympic gold medalist Lisa Leslie headlines the 2015 women's basketball Hall of Fame induction class announced Saturday.
    Four-time Olympic gold medalist Lisa Leslie headlines the 2015 women's basketball Hall of Fame induction class announced Saturday.
  • Heyward, Simmons pace Braves past Phillies

    Heyward, Simmons pace Braves past Phillies

    Jason Heyward homered and drove in two runs, Andrelton Simmons had two RBIs, and the Atlanta Braves won their third straight game with a 6-4 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday night.
    Jason Heyward homered and drove in two runs, Andrelton Simmons had two RBIs, and the Atlanta Braves won their third straight game with a 6-4 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday night.
  • Streaking Mercury host WNBA All-Star Game

    Streaking Mercury host WNBA All-Star Game

    The desert is a perfect place for this year's WNBA All-Star Game. It's where the most dominating basketball in the league has been played this season
    The desert is a perfect place for this year's WNBA All-Star Game. It's where the most dominating basketball in the league has been played this season
  • Howard: Parsons' absence won't affect Rockets

    Howard: Parsons' absence won't affect Rockets

    Dwight Howard says the departure of Chandler Parsons won't have an effect on the Houston Rockets' title hopes next season.
    Dwight Howard says the departure of Chandler Parsons won't have an effect on the Houston Rockets' title hopes next season.
  • Braves part ways with struggling 2B Dan Uggla

    Braves part ways with struggling 2B Dan Uggla

    The Atlanta Braves have requested unconditional release waivers for struggling second baseman Dan Uggla, parting ways with a former starter still owed over $18 million over the remainder of this year and next.
    The Atlanta Braves have requested unconditional release waivers for struggling second baseman Dan Uggla, parting ways with a former starter still owed over $18 million over the remainder of this year and next.
  • Milton-Jones out for season with Achilles injury

    Milton-Jones out for season with Achilles injury

    Atlanta forward Delisha Milton-Jones will miss the remainder of the season after rupturing her right Achilles tendon, the Dream announced Wednesday.
    Atlanta forward Delisha Milton-Jones will miss the remainder of the season after rupturing her right Achilles tendon, the Dream announced Wednesday.
  • Hawks get Sefolosha in trade with Thunder

    Hawks get Sefolosha in trade with Thunder

    The Atlanta Hawks have acquired guard/forward Thabo Sefolosha in a sign-and-trade deal with the Oklahoma City Thunder.
    The Atlanta Hawks have acquired guard/forward Thabo Sefolosha in a sign-and-trade deal with the Oklahoma City Thunder.
  • Rookie Schimmel owns WNBA's top-selling jersey

    Rookie Schimmel owns WNBA's top-selling jersey

    Rookie Shoni Schimmel of the Atlanta Dream has the top-selling jersey in the WNBA.
    Rookie Shoni Schimmel of the Atlanta Dream has the top-selling jersey in the WNBA.
  • McCoughtry, Hayes help Dream edge Chicago

    McCoughtry, Hayes help Dream edge Chicago

    Angel McCoughtry matched a season high with 33 points, Tiffany Hayes hit the clinching free throws with 29 seconds remaining and the Atlanta Dream beat the Chicago Sky 81-79 in overtime Sunday for their fourth...
    Angel McCoughtry matched a season high with 33 points, Tiffany Hayes hit the clinching free throws with 29 seconds remaining and the Atlanta Dream beat the Chicago Sky 81-79 in overtime Sunday for their fourth straight...
  • World Cup ends, but soccer is here to stay

    World Cup ends, but soccer is here to stay

    Every four years during the World Cup you see soccer fans get loud and proud, but soccer isn't just an every four year sport any more. In three years, Atlanta will get its own Major League Soccer team, but the sport isn't just growing professionally here in the U.S. And it's starting with the kids.
    Every four years during the World Cup you see soccer fans get loud and proud, but soccer isn't just an every four year sport any more. In three years, Atlanta will get its own Major League Soccer team, but the sport isn't just growing professionally here in the U.S. And it's starting with the kids.

  • Braves suspend 2B Dan Uggla for 1 game

    Braves suspend 2B Dan Uggla for 1 game

    The Atlanta Braves have suspended struggling second baseman Dan Uggla for one game.
    The Atlanta Braves have suspended struggling second baseman Dan Uggla for one game.
  • Phelps beaten by Agnel in 100-meter freestyle

    Phelps beaten by Agnel in 100-meter freestyle

    Michael Phelps was beaten by Yannick Agnel in the 100-meter freestyle at the Bulldog Grand Slam on Sunday.
    Michael Phelps was beaten by Yannick Agnel in the 100-meter freestyle at the Bulldog Grand Slam on Sunday.
  • Police: Alabama lineman arrested on DUI charge

    Police: Alabama lineman arrested on DUI charge

    Police say Alabama defensive lineman Jarran Reed was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol.
    Police say Alabama defensive lineman Jarran Reed was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol.
  • Johnson's HR helps Braves beat Cubs 10-7

    Johnson's HR helps Braves beat Cubs 10-7

    Chris Johnson had three hits, including his third homer in two days, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Chicago Cubs 10-7 on Sunday.
    Chris Johnson had three hits, including his third homer in two days, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Chicago Cubs 10-7 on Sunday.
  • Phelps edges Lochte in 100 backstroke

    Phelps edges Lochte in 100 backstroke

    Michael Phelps won the 100-meter backstroke on Saturday at the Bulldog Grand Slam, edging Ryan Lochte in another encouraging performance in his comeback.
    Michael Phelps won the 100-meter backstroke on Saturday at the Bulldog Grand Slam, edging Ryan Lochte in another encouraging performance in his comeback.
  • Johnson hits 2 HRs, Minor homers, Braves beat Cubs

    Johnson hits 2 HRs, Minor homers, Braves beat Cubs

    Chris Johnson homered twice and pitcher Mike Minor hit his second career home run, leading the Atlanta Braves over the Chicago Cubs 11-6 on Saturday.
    Chris Johnson homered twice and pitcher Mike Minor hit his second career home run, leading the Atlanta Braves over the Chicago Cubs 11-6 on Saturday.
  • Ruggiano single in 9th lifts Cubs over Braves

    Ruggiano single in 9th lifts Cubs over Braves

    Justin Ruggiano hit an RBI single with two outs in the ninth inning Friday that sent the Chicago Cubs over the Atlanta Braves 5-4.
    Justin Ruggiano hit an RBI single with two outs in the ninth inning Friday that sent the Chicago Cubs over the Atlanta Braves 5-4.
  • Phelps easily beats Lochte in 100 butterfly

    Phelps easily beats Lochte in 100 butterfly

    Michael Phelps has won the 100-meter butterfly at the Bulldog Grand Slam, easily beating rival Ryan Lochte.
    Michael Phelps has won the 100-meter butterfly at the Bulldog Grand Slam, easily beating rival Ryan Lochte.
  • Hawks request waivers on Salmons to clear cap room

    Hawks request waivers on Salmons to clear cap room

    The Atlanta Hawks have requested waivers on forward John Salmons.
    The Atlanta Hawks have requested waivers on forward John Salmons.
  • Silverbacks successful against MLS teams

    Silverbacks successful against MLS teams

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 8:13 PM EDT2014-07-09 00:13:44 GMT
    Maybe the Silverbacks have saved one of their best performances for the home crowd Wednesday when they host the Chicago Fire.
    Maybe the Silverbacks have saved one of their best performances for the home crowd Wednesday when they host the Chicago Fire.
  • Target Field debuts self-serve beer station

    Target Field debuts self-serve beer station

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 8:38 AM EDT2014-07-08 12:38:05 GMT
    The Minnesota Twins say Target Field is the first major league ball park to serve beer from a vending machine.
    The Minnesota Twins say Target Field is the first major league ball park to serve beer from a vending machine.
  • Brandon Jones wins at Winchester in ARCA debut

    Brandon Jones wins at Winchester in ARCA debut

    Brandon Jones won in his ARCA Racing Series debut Sunday, passing Mason Mitchell on the final turn at historic Winchester Speedway.
    Brandon Jones won in his ARCA Racing Series debut Sunday, passing Mason Mitchell on the final turn at historic Winchester Speedway.
  • Miley, Diamondbacks end Braves' win streak, 3-1

    Miley, Diamondbacks end Braves' win streak, 3-1

    Wade Miley earned his first win since early May, Paul Goldschmidt hit a two-run homer and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat Atlanta 3-1 on Sunday to end the Braves' nine-game winning streak.
    Wade Miley earned his first win since early May, Paul Goldschmidt hit a two-run homer and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat Atlanta 3-1 on Sunday to end the Braves' nine-game winning streak.
  • Larry Mize withdraws from US Senior Open

    Larry Mize withdraws from US Senior Open

    Larry Mize withdrew from the U.S. Senior Open on Sunday because of a back injury.
    Larry Mize withdrew from the U.S. Senior Open on Sunday because of a back injury.
  • Lyttle helps Dream beat Mystics 86-73

    Lyttle helps Dream beat Mystics 86-73

    Sancho Lyttle scored 18 points and the Atlanta Dream dominated inside to break open a tight game in an 86-73 victory over the Washington Mystics on Saturday night.
    Sancho Lyttle scored 18 points and the Atlanta Dream dominated inside to break open a tight game in an 86-73 victory over the Washington Mystics on Saturday night.
  • Simmons, Harang spark Braves to 9th straight win

    Simmons, Harang spark Braves to 9th straight win

    Andrelton Simmons drove in four runs, Aaron Harang won his third straight start and the Atlanta Braves beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 10-4 Saturday for their season-high ninth straight victory.
    Andrelton Simmons drove in four runs, Aaron Harang won his third straight start and the Atlanta Braves beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 10-4 Saturday for their season-high ninth straight victory.
  • Falcons' Davis sidelined following foot surgery

    Falcons' Davis sidelined following foot surgery

    The Atlanta Falcons have placed receiver Drew Davis on the physically unable to perform list for training camp after recent foot surgery.
    The Atlanta Falcons have placed receiver Drew Davis on the physically unable to perform list for training camp after recent foot surgery.
  • Freeman, Santana help Braves win 8th straight

    Freeman, Santana help Braves win 8th straight

    Freddie Freeman drove in two runs, Ervin Santana won his second straight start, and the Atlanta Braves stretched their winning streak to eight games with a 5-2 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday night.
    Freddie Freeman drove in two runs, Ervin Santana won his second straight start, and the Atlanta Braves stretched their winning streak to eight games with a 5-2 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday night.
  • AP source: Hawks, Sefolosha agree to 3-year deal

    AP source: Hawks, Sefolosha agree to 3-year deal

    A person with knowledge of the deal says the Atlanta Hawks and small forward Thabo Sefolosha have agreed to a three-year, $12 million contract.
    A person with knowledge of the deal says the Atlanta Hawks and small forward Thabo Sefolosha have agreed to a three-year, $12 million contract.
  • Source: Raptors, Hawks swing 3-player trade

    Source: Raptors, Hawks swing 3-player trade

    A person with knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that the Toronto Raptors have agreed to trade John Salmons to the Atlanta Hawks for Brazilian...
     A person with knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that the Toronto Raptors have agreed to trade John Salmons to the Atlanta Hawks for Brazilian center...
  • McCoughtry has 20, Dream top Fever 76-68

    McCoughtry has 20, Dream top Fever 76-68

    Angel McCoughtry scored 12 of her 20 points in the second half and the Atlanta Dream overcame some sloppy play late to escape with a 76-68 victory over the Indiana Fever on Sunday night.
    Angel McCoughtry scored 12 of her 20 points in the second half and the Atlanta Dream overcame some sloppy play late to escape with a 76-68 victory over the Indiana Fever on Sunday night.
  • Ex-Auburn football player killed in Georgia crash

    Ex-Auburn football player killed in Georgia crash

    Courtesy: Caroline EadyCourtesy: Caroline Eady
    Georgia state police say a former Auburn University tight end has died in a one-car crash in western Georgia.
    Georgia state police say a former Auburn University tight end has died in a one-car crash in western Georgia.
  • B.J. Upton powers Braves past Phillies 3-2

    B.J. Upton powers Braves past Phillies 3-2

    B.J. Upton tripled and drove in two runs Sunday to lead the streaking Atlanta Braves to a 3-2 victory over the Phillies and their first four-game sweep in Philadelphia in 50 years.
    B.J. Upton tripled and drove in two runs Sunday to lead the streaking Atlanta Braves to a 3-2 victory over the Phillies and their first four-game sweep in Philadelphia in 50 years.
  • Braves win nightcap 5-1 to sweep Phillies

    Braves win nightcap 5-1 to sweep Phillies

    Justin Upton had two hits and three RBIs, and the Atlanta Braves were helped by two straight Ryan Howard errors in a 10-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies in the first game of a day-night doubleheader on...
    Ryan Doumit homered and Tommy La Stella had two doubles and drove in a pair of runs to lead the Atlanta Braves to a doubleheader sweep of the Philadelphia Phillies with a 5-1 victory in the nightcap Saturday.
  • Freeman, Teheran send Braves past Phillies 4-2

    Freeman, Teheran send Braves past Phillies 4-2

    Freddie Freeman homered, doubled and drove in all four Atlanta runs to back Julio Teheran's strong pitching and lead the Braves over the Philadelphia Phillies 4-2 Friday night.
    Freddie Freeman homered, doubled and drove in all four Atlanta runs to back Julio Teheran's strong pitching and lead the Braves over the Philadelphia Phillies 4-2 Friday night.
  • Hawks draft Michigan State's Payne 15th overall

    Hawks draft Michigan State's Payne 15th overall

    The Atlanta Hawks have selected Michigan State power forward Adreian Payne with the 15th overall pick of the NBA draft.
    The Atlanta Hawks have selected Michigan State power forward Adreian Payne with the 15th overall pick of the NBA draft.
  • Nationals beat Braves 4-1 for series split

    Nationals beat Braves 4-1 for series split

    Tanner Roark won his fourth straight start, Denard Span had an RBI double and the Washington Nationals beat the Atlanta Braves 4-1 Sunday for a split of the four-game series between NL East rivals.
    Tanner Roark won his fourth straight start, Denard Span had an RBI double and the Washington Nationals beat the Atlanta Braves 4-1 Sunday for a split of the four-game series between NL East rivals.
  • Will the Norcross dynasty continue?

    Will the Norcross dynasty continue?

     It is hard to believe that High 5 Football is just a few months away. This past season, Buford was on quite a streak when they won 4-straight state football championships in 2A from 2007 to 2010. Before that, it was the Parkview Panthers who did it between 2000 and 2002. Now, is a new dynasty brewing in Gwinnett County? Norcross has won two straight titles, but will they be making it 3-straight this season?
     It is hard to believe that High 5 Football is just a few months away. This past season, Buford was on quite a streak when they won 4-straight state football championships in 2A from 2007 to 2010. Before that, it was the Parkview Panthers who did it between 2000 and 2002. Now, is a new dynasty brewing in Gwinnett County? Norcross has won two straight titles, but will they be making it 3-straight this season?
  • Portugal rescues 2-2 draw with US at World Cup

    Portugal rescues 2-2 draw with US at World Cup

    Sunday, June 22 2014 9:41 PM EDT2014-06-23 01:41:25 GMT
    Cristiano Ronaldo set up Varela for a late equalizer on a hot and humid night in the jungle Sunday to give Portugal a 2-2 draw with the United States and hope for a spot in the second round of the World Cup.
    Cristiano Ronaldo set up Varela for a late equalizer on a hot and humid night in the jungle Sunday to give Portugal a 2-2 draw with the United States and hope for a spot in the second round of the World Cup.
  • Pondexter helps Liberty end skid with 85-78 win

    Pondexter helps Liberty end skid with 85-78 win

    Cappie Pondexter scored 23 points to help the New York Liberty beat the Atlanta Dream 85-78 on Sunday, snapping a five-game losing streak.
    Cappie Pondexter scored 23 points to help the New York Liberty beat the Atlanta Dream 85-78 on Sunday, snapping a five-game losing streak.
  • The Falcons' rookies working hard

    The Falcons' rookies working hard

     The Falcons are enjoying some time off now that minicamp is over. They will have about a month off before training camp kicks off July 25th. Many rookies told FOX 5 News that they will be working just as hard during their time away from Flowery Branch and that's music to Mike Smith's ears.
     The Falcons are enjoying some time off now that minicamp is over. They will have about a month off before training camp kicks off July 25th. Many rookies told FOX 5 News that they will be working just as hard during their time away from Flowery Branch and that's music to Mike Smith's ears.
  • Braves fall to Nationals despite Teheran's 10 Ks

    Braves fall to Nationals despite Teheran's 10 Ks

    The Braves knew they were entering a pitcher's duel. However, Atlanta starter Julio Teheran never found the comfortable rhythm Washington counterpart Doug Fister settled in to.
    The Braves knew they were entering a pitcher's duel. However, Atlanta starter Julio Teheran never found the comfortable rhythm Washington counterpart Doug Fister settled in to.
  • Braves reclaim 1st place, top Nationals 6-4 in 13

    Braves reclaim 1st place, top Nationals 6-4 in 13

    The Atlanta Braves survived Craig Kimbrel's two-out blown save in the ninth inning by scoring twice in the 13th, topping the Washington Nationals 6-4 Friday night to flip-flop the standings atop the NL East.
    The Atlanta Braves survived Craig Kimbrel's two-out blown save in the ninth inning by scoring twice in the 13th, topping the Washington Nationals 6-4 Friday night to flip-flop the standings atop the NL East.
  • McCoughtry scores 18 to lead Dream past Liberty

    McCoughtry scores 18 to lead Dream past Liberty

    Angel McCoughtry scored 18 points and had plenty of help as the Atlanta the Dream rolled to an 85-62 win over the New York Liberty on Friday night for their sixth straight victory.
    Angel McCoughtry scored 18 points and had plenty of help as the Atlanta the Dream rolled to an 85-64 win over the New York Liberty on Friday night for their sixth straight victory.
  • 'Positive Athlete' awards issued

    'Positive Athlete' awards issued

    Monday, June 16 2014 5:34 PM EDT2014-06-16 21:34:40 GMT
    The first-ever state wide "positive athlete" awards were handed out Saturday afternoon on the Georgia Tech campus. 'Positive Athlete' is a new program to the state of Georgia. Former Pittsburgh Steeler Hines Ward helped make it a success in Pennsylvania.
    The first-ever state wide "positive athlete" awards were handed out Saturday afternoon on the Georgia Tech campus. 'Positive Athlete' is a new program to the state of Georgia. Former Pittsburgh Steeler Hines Ward helped make it a success in Pennsylvania.
  • Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn dies of cancer at 54

    Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn dies of cancer at 54

    Monday, June 16 2014 12:57 PM EDT2014-06-16 16:57:06 GMT
    Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn has died of cancer at 54.
    Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn has died of cancer at 54.
  • White County's Spencer White drafted by White Sox

    White County's Spencer White drafted by White Sox

    Sunday, June 15 2014 7:53 PM EDT2014-06-15 23:53:58 GMT
    Last week, the Braves chose not to pick one of Georgia's best high school pitchers with the 32nd pick in the MLB Draft. But White County's Spencer Adams is okay with that.He is headed to the American League instead with an entire community cheering for him.
    Last week, the Braves chose not to pick one of Georgia's best high school pitchers with the 32nd pick in the MLB Draft. But White County's Spencer Adams is okay with that.He is headed to the American League instead with an entire community cheering for him.
  • It's Hutson Mason's year

    It's Hutson Mason's year

    Sunday, June 15 2014 7:46 PM EDT2014-06-15 23:46:49 GMT
    University of Georgia quarterback Hutson Mason has been the man in waiting for what seems like forever, but this year is his year. Aaron Murray is off to the NFL, so it is time for the former Lassiter star to finally get his time to shine.
    University of Georgia quarterback Hutson Mason has been the man in waiting for what seems like forever, but this year is his year. Aaron Murray is off to the NFL, so it is time for the former Lassiter star to finally get his time to shine.
  • Offensive rebs fuels Atlanta's 75-67 over Mystics

    Offensive rebs fuels Atlanta's 75-67 over Mystics

    Erika DeSouza and Angel McCoughtry each scored 16 points and the Atlanta Dream won their fourth straight game with a 75-67 victory over the turnover-plagued Washington Mystics on Sunday.
    Erika DeSouza and Angel McCoughtry each scored 16 points and the Atlanta Dream won their fourth straight game with a 75-67 victory over the turnover-plagued Washington Mystics on Sunday.
  • Braves sign first-round pick Braxton Davidson

    Braves sign first-round pick Braxton Davidson

    The Atlanta Braves have signed outfielder Braxton Davidson, the team's first-round pick in last week's draft.
    The Atlanta Braves have signed outfielder Braxton Davidson, the team's first-round pick in last week's draft.
  • Ex-Titans running back Rodney Thomas dies at 41

    Ex-Titans running back Rodney Thomas dies at 41

    A Texas funeral home director says former Houston Oilers and Tennessee Titans running back Rodney Thomas has died at age 41.
    A Texas funeral home director says former Houston Oilers and Tennessee Titans running back Rodney Thomas has died at age 41.
  • Angels regroup to beat Braves 11-6 in 13 innings

    Angels regroup to beat Braves 11-6 in 13 innings

    Kole Calhoun's bases-loaded single in the 13th inning drove in the go-ahead run and the Los Angeles Angels recovered after blowing a four-run lead in the ninth to beat the Atlanta Braves 11-6 Saturday night.
    Kole Calhoun's bases-loaded single in the 13th inning drove in the go-ahead run and the Los Angeles Angels recovered after blowing a four-run lead in the ninth to beat the Atlanta Braves 11-6 Saturday night.
  • Former Georgia safety Matthews chooses Auburn

    Former Georgia safety Matthews chooses Auburn

    Courtesy UGA AthleticsCourtesy UGA Athletics
    Former Georgia safety Tray Matthews says he is transferring to Auburn.
    Former Georgia safety Tray Matthews says he is transferring to Auburn.
  • HRs by Gattis, Johnson lift Braves past Angels 4-3

    HRs by Gattis, Johnson lift Braves past Angels 4-3

    Evan Gattis and Chris Johnson hit back-to-back homers in the first inning and the Braves edged the Los Angeles Angels 4-3 on Friday night for their first interleague win.
    Evan Gattis and Chris Johnson hit back-to-back homers in the first inning and the Braves edged the Los Angeles Angels 4-3 on Friday night for their first interleague win.
  • McCoughtry, de Souza lead Dream past Lynx

    McCoughtry, de Souza lead Dream past Lynx

    Angel McCoughtry scored 23 points, Erika de Souza had 16 points and 11 rebounds and the Atlanta Dream held off the Minnesota Lynx 85-82 on Friday night.
    Angel McCoughtry scored 23 points, Erika de Souza had 16 points and 11 rebounds and the Atlanta Dream held off the Minnesota Lynx 85-82 on Friday night.
  • Braves' Heyward hit on hand by pitch, leaves game

    Braves' Heyward hit on hand by pitch, leaves game

    Jason Heyward has left the Braves' game against the Angels after being hit on his right hand by a pitch from C.J. Wilson.
    Jason Heyward has left the Braves' game against the Angels after being hit on his right hand by a pitch from C.J. Wilson.
  • Local businesses to benefit from Cobb Co. sports boom

    Local businesses to benefit from Cobb Co. sports boom

    Tuesday, June 10 2014 8:58 AM EDT2014-06-10 12:58:33 GMT
    The north metro area expects a wider world of sports in the next three years. The Braves will move to Cobb County. An enormous youth sports complex will open just north in Emerson. And Kennsaw State University’s winning baseball team will be joined by a football team.
    The north metro area expects a wider world of sports in the next three years. The Braves will move to Cobb County. An enormous youth sports complex will open just north in Emerson. And Kennsaw State University’s winning baseball team will be joined by a football team.
  • From football to law and order

    From football to law and order

    Sunday, June 8 2014 10:56 PM EDT2014-06-09 02:56:27 GMT
    Dexter Jackson was catching touchdown passes for Dunwoody High Schools ten years ago. He went on to college and was drafted after that, but what is unique about his story is that he never forgot the importance of a good education. Now, he is very thankful he stuck with it and got his degree.
    Dexter Jackson was catching touchdown passes for Dunwoody High Schools ten years ago. He went on to college and was drafted after that, but what is unique about his story is that he never forgot the importance of a good education. Now, he is very thankful he stuck with it and got his degree.
  • Anderson wins again, Diamondbacks beat Braves 6-5

    Anderson wins again, Diamondbacks beat Braves 6-5

    Chase Anderson pitched seven innings to become the third pitcher since 1998 to win his first five major league starts, leading the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 6-5 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Sunday.
    Chase Anderson pitched seven innings to become the third pitcher since 1998 to win his first five major league starts, leading the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 6-5 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Sunday.
  • Kimbrel blows save, D-Backs beat Braves 4-3 in 11

    Kimbrel blows save, D-Backs beat Braves 4-3 in 11

    Gerardo Parra's bloop single brought Cody Ross home from second in the 11th inning to give the Arizona Diamondbacks a 4-3 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Saturday night.
    Gerardo Parra's bloop single brought Cody Ross home from second in the 11th inning to give the Arizona Diamondbacks a 4-3 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Saturday night.
  • Louisville tops Kennesaw State, heads to CWS

    Louisville tops Kennesaw State, heads to CWS

    Nick Solak's two-run homer in the top of the fifth inning propelled Louisville to a 7-4 win over Kennesaw State on Saturday night, sending the Cardinals to their second straight College World Series and third...
    Nick Solak's two-run homer in the top of the fifth inning propelled Louisville to a 7-4 win over Kennesaw State on Saturday night, sending the Cardinals to their second straight College World Series and third in school...
  • McCoughtry, De Souza lead Dream past Sky, 97-59

    McCoughtry, De Souza lead Dream past Sky, 97-59

    Angel McCoughtry and Erika De Souza each scored 20 points, and the Atlanta Dream beat the Chicago Sky 97-59 on Saturday night.
    Angel McCoughtry and Erika De Souza each scored 20 points, and the Atlanta Dream beat the Chicago Sky 97-59 on Saturday night.
  • The Jorgensons inch closer to NASCAR dreams

    The Jorgensons inch closer to NASCAR dreams

    Saturday, June 7 2014 10:59 PM EDT2014-06-08 02:59:51 GMT
    We first profiled Taylor and Jenson Jorgenson a few years ago. The brother and sister duo spend a lot of their free time behind the wheel of a race car. They are now working closer and closer to their NASCAR dreams.Click on video above for full report from the FOX 5 Sports Team
    We first profiled Taylor and Jenson Jorgenson a few years ago. The brother and sister duo spend a lot of their free time behind the wheel of a race car. They are now working closer and closer to their NASCAR dreams.Click on video above for full report from the FOX 5 Sports Team
  • Maryland signs transfer Carter from Georgia Tech

    Maryland signs transfer Carter from Georgia Tech

    Maryland's basketball team has signed Georgia Tech transfer Robert Carter, Jr.
    Maryland's basketball team has signed Georgia Tech transfer Robert Carter, Jr.
  • Louisville edges Kennesaw St. 5-3

    Louisville edges Kennesaw St. 5-3

    Louisville freshman Nick Solak hit a two-run double in the bottom of the eighth inning, helping the Cardinals rally to a 5-3 win over Kennesaw State on Friday in an NCAA super regional.
    Louisville freshman Nick Solak hit a two-run double in the bottom of the eighth inning, helping the Cardinals rally to a 5-3 win over Kennesaw State on Friday in an NCAA super regional.
  • Kimbrel sets Braves saves record in 5-2 win

    Kimbrel sets Braves saves record in 5-2 win

    Craig Kimbrel got the final four outs to break the Atlanta record for career saves in the Braves' 5-2 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday night.
    Nine days past his 26th birthday, Craig Kimbrel is the Atlanta Braves' career leader in saves.
  • Demetrius Andrade training in Atlanta for big title bout

    Demetrius Andrade training in Atlanta for big title bout

    Sunday, June 1 2014 10:15 PM EDT2014-06-02 02:15:54 GMT
    Former Olympian Demetrius Andrade is training in Atlanta for his next big fight on June 14. He is set to face off against the UK's Brian Rose at the Barclays Center.
    Former Olympian Demetrius Andrade is training in Atlanta for his next big fight on June 14. He is set to face off against the UK's Brian Rose at the Barclays Center.
  • MLB Draft may get the "Max" factor from KSU

    MLB Draft may get the "Max" factor from KSU

    Sunday, June 1 2014 10:01 PM EDT2014-06-02 02:01:46 GMT
    Just call him the "Max" factor. Kennesaw State University's catcher Max Pentecost is down in Tallahassee trying to help lead the Owls to an NCAA Super Regional. If he does, he will have quite the week ahead of him.
    Just call him the "Max" factor. Kennesaw State University's catcher Max Pentecost is down in Tallahassee trying to help lead the Owls to an NCAA Super Regional. If he does, he will have quite the week ahead of him.
  • Braves complete sweep at Miami with 4-2 win

    Braves complete sweep at Miami with 4-2 win

    Evan Gattis broke a ninth-inning tie with a two-run homer, and the Atlanta Braves completed a three-game sweep by beating the Miami Marlins 4-2 Sunday
    Evan Gattis broke a ninth-inning tie with a two-run homer, and the Atlanta Braves completed a three-game sweep by beating the Miami Marlins 4-2 Sunday
  • Washington's Davis throws shutout in 8-0 victory

    Washington's Davis throws shutout in 8-0 victory

    Tyler Davis struck out eight and allowed only four hits in his first career complete game and Washington beat Georgia Tech 8-0 on Saturday in the opening round of the NCAA tournament's Oxford Regional.
    Tyler Davis struck out eight and allowed only four hits in his first career complete game and Washington beat Georgia Tech 8-0 on Saturday in the opening round of the NCAA tournament's Oxford Regional.
  • Hayes has 20, Dream top road-weary Storm 80-69

    Hayes has 20, Dream top road-weary Storm 80-69

    Tiffany Hayes scored a season-high 20 points, Angel McCoughtry had 18 points and eight assists, and the Atlanta Dream beat the road-weary Seattle Storm 80-69 on Friday night.
    Tiffany Hayes scored a season-high 20 points, Angel McCoughtry had 18 points and eight assists, and the Atlanta Dream beat the road-weary Seattle Storm 80-69 on Friday night.
  • Red Sox rally for 4-3 win over Braves

    Red Sox rally for 4-3 win over Braves

    Chris Johnson's throwing error from third base allowed Jackie Bradley Jr. to score from second with none out in the ninth inning, giving the Boston Red Sox a 4-3 win over the Atlanta Braves for their fourth...
    Tommy La Stella's failure to catch a force attempt at second base allowed Jackie Bradley Jr. to score from second with none out in the ninth inning, giving the Boston Red Sox a 4-3 win over the Atlanta Braves for their...
  • Gwinnett Braves staff save choking man's life

    Gwinnett Braves staff save choking man's life

    Monday, May 26 2014 2:35 PM EDT2014-05-26 18:35:23 GMT
    Teamwork at a Gwinnett Braves saved a man’s life after a hot dog sent him into cardiac arrest.It started out as a perfect May afternoon for Rob Adams and his father Robert. Both men were enjoying watching the Gwinnett Braves play at Coolray Field.
    Teamwork at a Gwinnett Braves saved a man’s life after a hot dog sent him into cardiac arrest.It started out as a perfect May afternoon for Rob Adams and his father Robert. Both men were enjoying watching the Gwinnett Braves play at Coolray Field.
  • Larkins too much for Atlanta in Fever OT win

    Larkins too much for Atlanta in Fever OT win

    Erlana Larkins had 13 points and 22 rebounds while Briann January added 16 points to help the Indiana Fever beat the Atlanta Dream 82-77 in overtime on Sunday night.
    Erlana Larkins had 13 points and 22 rebounds while Briann January added 16 points to help the Indiana Fever beat the Atlanta Dream 82-77 in overtime on Sunday night.
  • Ga Tech beats Maryland 9-4 in ACC title game

    Ga Tech beats Maryland 9-4 in ACC title game

    A.J. Murray drove in three runs, and Georgia Tech won its second Atlantic Coast Conference baseball title in three years, beating Maryland 9-4 on Sunday.
    A.J. Murray drove in three runs, and Georgia Tech won its second Atlantic Coast Conference baseball title in three years, beating Maryland 9-4 on Sunday.
  • Delle Donne leads Sky past Dream, 87-73

    Delle Donne leads Sky past Dream, 87-73

    Elena Delle Donne scored 27 points as the Chicago Sky sprinted to an 87-73 victory over the Atlanta Dream and the team's best start in franchise history.
    Elena Delle Donne scored 27 points as the Chicago Sky sprinted to an 87-73 victory over the Atlanta Dream and the team's best start in franchise history.
  • Grandmother drives stock car at AMS

    Grandmother drives stock car at AMS

    Saturday, May 24 2014 11:27 PM EDT2014-05-25 03:27:01 GMT
    She is 80 years old, is a grandmother and is living life to its fullest.Saturday afternoon, Bobbie Hume took to Atlanta Motor Speedway to fulfill one of her dreams of driving a stock car around the track.Click on video above for the full report from the FOX 5 Sports Team
    She is 80 years old, is a grandmother and is living life to its fullest.Saturday afternoon, Bobbie Hume took to Atlanta Motor Speedway to fulfill one of her dreams of driving a stock car around the track.Click on video above for the full report from the FOX 5 Sports Team
  • Nicasio shines as Rockies beat Braves 3-1

    Nicasio shines as Rockies beat Braves 3-1

    Michael Cuddyer and Troy Tulowitzki each homered, Juan Nicasio solved the Braves and the Colorado Rockies beat Atlanta 3-1 on Saturday.
    Michael Cuddyer and Troy Tulowitzki each homered, Juan Nicasio solved the Braves and the Colorado Rockies beat Atlanta 3-1 on Saturday.
  • Braves score 3 in 7th, rally to beat Brewers 5-4

    Braves score 3 in 7th, rally to beat Brewers 5-4

    Ryan Doumit's pinch-hit single brought home two runs, capping a three-run seventh inning that carried the Atlanta Braves to a 5-4 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday night.
    Ryan Doumit's pinch-hit single brought home two runs, capping a three-run seventh inning that carried the Atlanta Braves to a 5-4 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday night.
  • Georgia Tech's Joe Hamilton elected to College Football Hall of Fame

    Georgia Tech's Joe Hamilton elected to College Football Hall of Fame

    Thursday, May 22 2014 3:37 PM EDT2014-05-22 19:37:42 GMT
    Great news for Georgia Tech Football as one of their all-time greats was voted into the College Football Hall of Fame. Former Yellow Jacket Quarterback, Joe Hamilton, will be inducted into the Hall of Fame later this year.
    Great news for Georgia Tech Football as one of their all-time greats was voted into the College Football Hall of Fame. Former Yellow Jacket Quarterback, Joe Hamilton, will be inducted into the Hall of Fame later this year.
  • Bill Elliott elected to NASCAR Hall of Fame

    Bill Elliott elected to NASCAR Hall of Fame

    Thursday, May 22 2014 3:21 PM EDT2014-05-22 19:21:09 GMT
    It was a very special day for Bill Elliott and his family. The NASCAR legend and Dawsonville native was elected to the NASCAR Hall of Fame Wednesday afternoon.
    It was a very special day for Bill Elliott and his family. The NASCAR legend and Dawsonville native was elected to the NASCAR Hall of Fame Wednesday afternoon.
  • Ex-players: NFL illegally used drugs

    Ex-players: NFL illegally used drugs

    Tuesday, May 20 2014 12:32 PM EDT2014-05-20 16:32:10 GMT
    A group of retired NFL players says in a lawsuit filed Tuesday that the league, thirsty for profits, illegally supplied them with risky narcotics and other painkillers that numbed their injuries for games and led to medical complications down the road.
    A group of retired NFL players says in a lawsuit filed Tuesday that the league, thirsty for profits, illegally supplied them with risky narcotics and other painkillers that numbed their injuries for games and led to medical complications down the road.
  • Brother of Falcons WR Roddy White killed

    Brother of Falcons WR Roddy White killed

    Authorities say the brother of Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White has been shot and killed outside a South Carolina nightclub.
    Authorities say the brother of Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White has been shot and killed outside a South Carolina nightclub.
  • Henry County woman headed to Special Olympics

    Henry County woman headed to Special Olympics

    Sunday, May 18 2014 9:37 PM EDT2014-05-19 01:37:13 GMT
    Melissa Dodgen is one of the three athletes from Henry County heading to the Special Olympics in June. She'll compete in Bocce Ball, and to practice, she has set up right in the yard next to her house.What you will notice about Melissa is that she always has a smile on her face, no matter what.Click on the video above for the full report from the FOX 5 Sports Team
    Melissa Dodgen is one of the three athletes from Henry County heading to the Special Olympics in June. She'll compete in Bocce Ball, and to practice, she has set up right in the yard next to her house.What you will notice about Melissa is that she always has a smile on her face, no matter what.Click on the video above for the full report from the FOX 5 Sports Team
  • Opportunity with Falcons excites rookie RB Freeman

    Opportunity with Falcons excites rookie RB Freeman

    Fourth-round selection Devonta Freeman says he felt like the No. 1 overall pick in the NFL draft when he saw the opportunity awaiting him with the Atlanta Falcons.
    Fourth-round selection Devonta Freeman says he felt like the No. 1 overall pick in the NFL draft when he saw the opportunity awaiting him with the Atlanta Falcons.
  • Cardinals activate LHP Garcia to start vs Braves

    Cardinals activate LHP Garcia to start vs Braves

    The St. Louis Cardinals have activated left-handed pitcher Jaime Garcia to start against the Atlanta Braves.
    The St. Louis Cardinals have activated left-handed pitcher Jaime Garcia to start against the Atlanta Braves.
  • McCoughtry's 3 lifts Dream over Fever in 2 OTs

    McCoughtry's 3 lifts Dream over Fever in 2 OTs

    Angel McCoughtry hit a 3-point shot from the top of the key with 8.8 seconds to play in the second overtime, and the Atlanta Dream held on for a 90-88 win over the Indiana Fever on Saturday night.
    Angel McCoughtry hit a 3-point shot from the top of the key with 8.8 seconds to play in the second overtime, and the Atlanta Dream held on for a 90-88 win over the Indiana Fever on Saturday night.
  • DeJoria, Enders-Stevens top NHRA qualifying

    DeJoria, Enders-Stevens top NHRA qualifying

    Alexis DeJoria topped Funny Car qualifying, and fellow female racer Erica Enders-Stevens led the Pro Stock field Saturday in the NHRA Summer Nationals at Atlanta Dragway.
    Alexis DeJoria topped Funny Car qualifying, and fellow female racer Erica Enders-Stevens led the Pro Stock field Saturday in the NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway.
  • Wong's legs lift Cardinals past Braves 4-1

    Wong's legs lift Cardinals past Braves 4-1

    Rookie Kolten Wong keyed the St. Louis offense with his legs in support of Shelby Miller's strongest outing of the season, and the Cardinals beat the Atlanta Braves 4-1 on Saturday.
    Rookie Kolten Wong keyed the St. Louis offense with his legs in support of Shelby Miller's strongest outing of the season, and the Cardinals beat the Atlanta Braves 4-1 on Saturday.
  • Braves manager ejected in 5th inning

    Braves manager ejected in 5th inning

    Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez was ejected for arguing a call in the fifth inning against the Cardinals on Saturday.
    Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez was ejected for arguing a call in the fifth inning against the Cardinals on Saturday.
  • Southward eager to prove Falcons were right

    Southward eager to prove Falcons were right

    Free safety Dezmen Southward is still wondering how good fortune came his way so soon after the NFL scouting combine.
    Free safety Dezmen Southward is still wondering how good fortune came his way so soon after the NFL scouting combine.
  • Chase Elliott's busy weekend

    Chase Elliott's busy weekend

    Saturday, May 17 2014 7:56 PM EDT2014-05-17 23:56:01 GMT
    What a weekend it has been for Chase Elliott. And it is not even over yet!
    What a weekend it has been for Chase Elliott. And it is not even over yet!
  • UGA recruit leaps over competition, literally

    UGA recruit leaps over competition, literally

    Wednesday, May 14 2014 7:48 PM EDT2014-05-14 23:48:56 GMT
    University of Georgia signee Nick Chubb showed off his tremendous leaping ability Tuesday afternoon.
    University of Georgia signee Nick Chubb showed off his tremendous leaping ability Tuesday afternoon.
  • Braves - On The Move

    NEW PLANS: What the future Braves stadium might look like

    NEW PLANS: What the future Braves stadium might look like

    Wednesday, May 14 2014 10:56 AM EDT2014-05-14 14:56:00 GMT
    The Atlanta Braves have released new sketches and illustrations of their likely new stadium in Cobb County.
    The Atlanta Braves have released new sketches and illustrations of their likely new stadium in Cobb County.
  • Denver Broncos draft former Peachtree Ridge star

    Denver Broncos draft former Peachtree Ridge star

    Monday, May 12 2014 7:35 PM EDT2014-05-12 23:35:05 GMT
    From High Five Friday nights to NFL Sundays, a former Atlanta high school star is preparing for his new life after being drafted into the National Football League. Former Peachtree Ridge star Bradley Roby was drafted in the first round of the NFL draft by the Denver Broncos on Thursday. Roby said his life has been quite the whirlwind since his name was called. Since Thursday night's pick, Roby’s schedule has been packed. “The next morning I went to Denver. I went there, checked out the facili...
    From High Five Friday nights to NFL Sundays, a former Atlanta high school star is preparing for his new life after being drafted into the National Football League. Former Peachtree Ridge star Bradley Roby was drafted in the first round of the NFL draft by the Denver Broncos on Thursday. Roby said his life has been quite the whirlwind since his name was called. Since Thursday night's pick, Roby’s schedule has been packed. “The next morning I went to Denver. I went there, checked out the facili...
  • Braves allow off-duty officers to carry firearms inside Turner field

    Braves allow off-duty officers to carry firearms inside Turner field

    Monday, May 12 2014 9:46 AM EDT2014-05-12 13:46:55 GMT
    The Braves have settled a dispute regarding a controversial decision about guns inside Turner field. Off-duty law enforcement officers in the past have been allowed to carry a firearm inside Turner field.
    The Braves have settled a dispute regarding a controversial decision about guns inside Turner field. Off-duty law enforcement officers in the past have been allowed to carry a firearm inside.
  • Estate sale of former Falcons coach

    Estate sale of former Falcons coach

    Sunday, May 11 2014 10:39 PM EDT2014-05-12 02:39:19 GMT
    Falcons fans and collectors of Falcons memorabilia will love this. Former coach Jerry Glanville is having an estate sale. He will be selling everything from rings to game balls to trading cards.
    Falcons fans and collectors of Falcons memorabilia will love this. Former coach Jerry Glanville is having an estate sale. He will be selling everything from rings to game balls to trading cards.
  • Feeling like just another kid on the golf course

    Feeling like just another kid on the golf course

    Sunday, May 11 2014 5:14 PM EDT2014-05-11 21:14:41 GMT
    They are kids who just want to be kids. It is something very tough to do when the child is fighting a brain tumor. But earlier this week, kids fighting the disease got a chance to drop everything and do just that.Click on video above for report from FOX 5 Sports Team
    They are kids who just want to be kids. It is something very tough to do when the child is fighting a brain tumor. But earlier this week, kids fighting the disease got a chance to drop everything and do just that.Click on video above for report from FOX 5 Sports Team
  • Gattis, Heyward HRs give Braves 5-2 win over Cubs

    Gattis, Heyward HRs give Braves 5-2 win over Cubs

    Sunday, May 11 2014 5:13 PM EDT2014-05-11 21:13:55 GMT
    Evan Gattis hit a tiebreaking homer, Jason Heyward added a two-run shot and the Atlanta Braves beat the Chicago Cubs 5-2 on Sunday to complete a three-game sweep.Gattis gave Atlanta a 3-2 lead with his homer off Edwin Jackson in the fourth inning.
    Evan Gattis hit a tiebreaking homer, Jason Heyward added a two-run shot and the Atlanta Braves beat the Chicago Cubs 5-2 on Sunday to complete a three-game sweep.Gattis gave Atlanta a 3-2 lead with his homer off Edwin Jackson in the fourth inning.
  • Braves hold out Justin Upton with bruised back

    Braves hold out Justin Upton with bruised back

    Braves left fielder Justin Upton is not starting against the Cubs as he recovers from a lower back muscle bruise.
    Braves left fielder Justin Upton is not starting against the Cubs as he recovers from a lower back muscle bruise.
  • Colts wrap up NFL draft by taking OL John

    Colts wrap up NFL draft by taking OL John

    The Colts finished the draft the same they opened it - by selecting an offensive linemen.
    The Colts finished the draft the same they opened it - by selecting an offensive linemen.
  • Chiefs turn to offense on final day of NFL draft

    Chiefs turn to offense on final day of NFL draft

    The Chiefs turned their attention to offense on the final day of the draft, choosing running back De'Anthony Thomas in the fourth round and quarterback Aaron Murray in the fifth round Saturday.
    The Chiefs turned their attention to offense on the final day of the draft, choosing running back De'Anthony Thomas in the fourth round and quarterback Aaron Murray in the fifth round Saturday.
  • Braves place Walden on DL, recall Thomas

    Braves place Walden on DL, recall Thomas

    The Atlanta Braves have placed right-hander Jordan Walden on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left hamstring and recalled left-hander Ian Thomas from Triple-A Gwinnett.
    The Atlanta Braves have placed right-hander Jordan Walden on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left hamstring and recalled left-hander Ian Thomas from Triple-A Gwinnett.
  • Falcons draft Freeman to bolster rushing attack

    Falcons draft Freeman to bolster rushing attack

    The Atlanta Falcons hope Florida State's Devonta Freeman can help revive the NFL's worst rushing attack.
    The Atlanta Falcons hope Florida State's Devonta Freeman can help revive the NFL's worst rushing attack.
  • Falcons look to add depth at TE, RB, LB in draft

    Falcons look to add depth at TE, RB, LB in draft

    General manager Thomas Dimitroff will look to improve the Atlanta Falcons' depth at tight end, running back and linebacker during the third day of the NFL draft.
    General manager Thomas Dimitroff will look to improve the Atlanta Falcons' depth at tight end, running back and linebacker during the third day of the NFL draft.
  • Freeman lifts Braves past Cubs 3-2 in 10th inning

    Freeman lifts Braves past Cubs 3-2 in 10th inning

    Freddie Freeman's single up the middle drove in Jason Heyward from second base in the 10th inning and the Atlanta Braves recovered from Craig Kimbrel's blown save to beat the Chicago Cubs 3-2 Friday night.
    Freddie Freeman's single up the middle drove in Jason Heyward from second base in the 10th inning and the Atlanta Braves recovered from Craig Kimbrel's blown save to beat the Chicago Cubs 3-2 Friday night.
  • Falcons pick FS Southward in 3rd round

    Falcons pick FS Southward in 3rd round

    The Atlanta Falcons have selected Wisconsin safety Dez Southward in the third round of the NFL draft.
    The Atlanta Falcons have selected Wisconsin safety Dez Southward in the third round of the NFL draft.
  • Georgia's Fox hires Rosemond from Samford

    Georgia's Fox hires Rosemond from Samford

    Georgia basketball coach Mark Fox has added former Samford assistant Yasir Rosemond to his coaching staff.
    Georgia basketball coach Mark Fox has added former Samford assistant Yasir Rosemond to his coaching staff.
  • Falcons draft Minnesota DE Ra'Shede Hageman

    Falcons draft Minnesota DE Ra'Shede Hageman

    The Atlanta Falcons bolstered their pass rush by picking Minnesota defensive end Ra'Shede Hageman in the second round of the NFL draft on Friday.
    The Atlanta Falcons bolstered their pass rush by picking Minnesota defensive end Ra'Shede Hageman in the second round of the NFL draft on Friday.
  • Georgia Tech loses 2 football staff members

    Georgia Tech loses 2 football staff members

    Georgia Tech athletic director Mike Bobinski says two members of the football staff have left the program.
    Georgia Tech athletic director Mike Bobinski says two members of the football staff have left the program.
  • Georgia cornerback Shaq Wiggins is transferring

    Georgia cornerback Shaq Wiggins is transferring

    Georgia sophomore cornerback Shaq Wiggins, who started eight games in 2013, is transferring.
    Georgia sophomore cornerback Shaq Wiggins, who started eight games in 2013, is transferring.
  • A.J. Davis won't return to Tennessee next season

    A.J. Davis won't return to Tennessee next season

    Tennessee coach Donnie Tyndall says swingman A.J. Davis won't be back with the Volunteers next season.
    Tennessee coach Donnie Tyndall says swingman A.J. Davis won't be back with the Volunteers next season.
  • Braves moving lefty Alex Wood to bullpen for now

    Braves moving lefty Alex Wood to bullpen for now

    Alex Wood is being moved to the bullpen by the Braves, for at least for a week.
    Alex Wood is being moved to the bullpen by the Braves, for at least for a week.
  • First 25 players taken in NFL Draft

    First 25 players taken in NFL Draft

    First 25 players taken in NFL Draft

    Thursday, May 8 2014 11:41 PM EDT2014-05-09 03:41:32 GMT
    1. Texans Jadeveon Clowney DE/OLB South Carolina 2. Rams (from WSH) Greg Robinson OT Auburn 3. Jaguars Blake Bortles QB UCF 4. Bills Sammy Watkins WR Clemson 5. Raiders Khalil Mack OLB Buffalo 6. Falcons Jake Matthews OT Texas AM 7. Buccaneers Mike Evans WR Texas AM 8. Browns Justin Gilbert CB Oklahoma State 9. Vikings Anthony Barr OLB UCLA 10. Lions Eric Ebron TE North Carolina 11. Titans Taylor Lewan OT Michigan 12. Giants Odell Beckham Jr. WR LSU
    1. Texans Jadeveon Clowney DE/OLB South Carolina 2. Rams (from WSH) Greg Robinson OT Auburn 3. Jaguars Blake Bortles QB UCF 4. Bills Sammy Watkins WR Clemson 5. Raiders Khalil Mack OLB Buffalo 6. Falcons Jake Matthews OT Texas AM 7. Buccaneers Mike Evans WR Texas AM 8. Browns Justin Gilbert CB Oklahoma State 9. Vikings Anthony Barr OLB UCLA 10. Lions Eric Ebron TE North Carolina 11. Titans Taylor Lewan OT Michigan 12. Giants Odell Beckham Jr. WR LSU
  • Falcons GM Thomas Dimitroff talks 2014 NFL draft

    Falcons GM Thomas Dimitroff talks 2014 NFL draft

    Thursday, May 8 2014 7:31 PM EDT2014-05-08 23:31:25 GMT
    FOX 5’s Ken Rodriguez caught up with Atlanta Falcon’s General Manager Thomas Dimitroff, Thursday evening before the 2014 NFL draft. The Atlanta Falcons currently hold the sixth overall pick in the 2014 draft and Dimitroff did not give any hints to who the Falcons would be picking. Dimitroff talked about the draft process and what all goes into making the high-pressure pick. Dimitroff also talked about some of the talented players that are available in the draft as well as the current state...
    FOX 5’s Ken Rodriguez caught up with Atlanta Falcon’s General Manager Thomas Dimitroff, Thursday evening before the 2014 NFL draft. The Atlanta Falcons currently hold the sixth overall pick in the 2014 draft and Dimitroff did not give any hints to who the Falcons would be picking. Dimitroff talked about the draft process and what all goes into making the high-pressure pick. Dimitroff also talked about some of the talented players that are available in the draft as well as the current state...
  • Kevin Durant wins his first NBA MVP award

    Kevin Durant wins his first NBA MVP award

    Wednesday, May 7 2014 7:03 AM EDT2014-05-07 11:03:49 GMT
    Oklahoma City forward Kevin Durant has won his first NBA MVP award.
    Oklahoma City forward Kevin Durant has won his first NBA MVP award.
  • Local high school staying Sager strong

    Local high school staying Sager strong

    Tuesday, May 6 2014 6:27 PM EDT2014-05-06 22:27:58 GMT
    Long time sports reporter Craig Sager has been known for two things in his career, his colorful wardrobe and his dedication to covering the NBA. Sager has been a colorful picture on national sports broadcasts for decades.
    Long time sports reporter Craig Sager has been known for two things in his career, his colorful wardrobe and his dedication to covering the NBA. Sager has been a colorful picture on national sports broadcasts for decades.
  • Jameis Winston reinstated to baseball team

    Jameis Winston reinstated to baseball team

    Monday, May 5 2014 7:10 AM EDT2014-05-05 11:10:05 GMT
    Jameis Winston has been reinstated to Florida State's baseball team after being suspended following a shoplifting incident, the school confirmed Sunday.
    Jameis Winston has been reinstated to Florida State's baseball team after being suspended following a shoplifting incident, the school confirmed Sunday.
  • Blayne Barber wins first Web.com Tour title

    Blayne Barber wins first Web.com Tour title

    Blayne Barber won the South Georgia Classic on Sunday for his first Web.com Tour title, closing with a 5-under 67 for a two-stroke victory.
    Blayne Barber won the South Georgia Classic on Sunday for his first Web.com Tour title, closing with a 5-under 67 for a two-stroke victory.
  • Crawford 2 HRs, SF hands Braves 6th loss in row

    Crawford 2 HRs, SF hands Braves 6th loss in row

    Brandon Crawford hit two home runs and the San Francisco Giants completed a three-game sweep, beating Atlanta 4-1 Sunday and handing the Braves their sixth straight loss.
    Brandon Crawford hit two home runs and the San Francisco Giants completed a three-game sweep, beating Atlanta 4-1 Sunday and handing the Braves their sixth straight loss.
  • Hawks make strides despite stinging playoff loss

    Hawks make strides despite stinging playoff loss

    Once the sting wears off from squandering a chance to beat the top seed in the East, the Atlanta Hawks will likely savor this season as a successful first step toward their ultimate goal.
    Once the sting wears off from squandering a chance to beat the top seed in the East, the Atlanta Hawks will likely savor this season as a successful first step toward their ultimate goal.
  • Braves activate Gavin Floyd from disabled list

    Braves activate Gavin Floyd from disabled list

    The Atlanta Braves have activated right-hander Gavin Floyd from the disabled list and optioned left-handed reliever Ian Thomas to Triple-A Gwinnett.
    The Atlanta Braves have activated right-hander Gavin Floyd from the disabled list and optioned left-handed reliever Ian Thomas to Triple-A Gwinnett.
  • Giants hit 3 HRs to beat slumping Braves 3-1

    Giants hit 3 HRs to beat slumping Braves 3-1

    Brandon Belt, Buster Posey and Michael Morse hit home runs, each to lead off an inning, and the streaking San Francisco Giants beat the slumping Atlanta Braves 3-1 on Saturday night in a matchup of first-place teams.
    Brandon Belt, Buster Posey and Michael Morse hit home runs, each to lead off an inning, and the streaking San Francisco Giants beat the slumping Atlanta Braves 3-1 on Saturday night in a matchup of first-place teams.
  • Pacers roll past Hawks, 92-80 in Game 7

    Pacers roll past Hawks, 92-80 in Game 7

    Paul George scored a playoff career-high 30 points and Roy Hibbert finally came up big to lead the Indiana Pacers past the Atlanta Hawks, 92-80 on Saturday night in Game 7.
    Paul George scored a playoff career-high 30 points and Roy Hibbert finally came up big to lead the Indiana Pacers past the Atlanta Hawks, 92-80 on Saturday night in Game 7.
  • Alpharetta teen fulfills dream of playing with golf superstar

    Alpharetta teen fulfills dream of playing with golf superstar

    Thursday, May 1 2014 3:59 PM EDT2014-05-01 19:59:43 GMT
    An Alpharetta teen golfer lives out her dream by playing with professional golfer Rory McIlroy. 14-year-old Alejandra Ayala never dreamed she would be playing with a 2-time major winner, but her dream became a reality Wednesday afternoon.
    An Alpharetta teen golfer lives out her dream by playing with professional golfer Rory McIlroy. 14-year-old Alejandra Ayala never dreamed she would be playing with a 2-time major winner, but her dream became a reality Wednesday afternoon.
  • Alabama Grocery store offers 'Jameis Winston crab legs'

    Alabama Grocery store offers 'Jameis Winston crab legs'

    Thursday, May 1 2014 3:03 PM EDT2014-05-01 19:03:31 GMT
    An Alabama grocery store is poking fun at the latest Jamies Winston scandal. According to a FOX Sports article a grocery store in Alabama decided to label their crab legs as “Jamies Winston King Crab Legs.”
    An Alabama grocery store is poking fun at the latest Jamies Winston scandal. According to a FOX Sports article a grocery store in Alabama decided to label their crab legs as “Jamies Winston King Crab Legs.”
  • What does #SmellBaseball mean?

    What does #SmellBaseball mean?

    Sunday, April 27 2014 11:17 PM EDT2014-04-28 03:17:27 GMT
    Because of Twitter, we have a way to connect without favorite celebrities and athletes. And also because of Twitter, there is a whole new language. These days anything is a hashtag, like #iamreadingthisFOX5article.For the Braves Ervin Santana, it is #SmellBaseball.
    Because of Twitter, we have a way to connect without favorite celebrities and athletes. And also because of Twitter, there is a whole new language. These days anything is a hashtag, like #iamreadingthisFOX5article.For the Braves Ervin Santana, it is #SmellBaseball.
  • Hale dominates as Braves shut down Reds 4-1

    Hale dominates as Braves shut down Reds 4-1

    Rookie right-hander David Hale allowed only two hits over eight innings in a performance that may not be enough to save his spot in Atlanta's rotation and the Braves beat the Cincinnati Reds 4-1 on Saturday night.
    Rookie right-hander David Hale allowed only two hits over eight innings in a performance that may not be enough to save his spot in Atlanta's rotation and the Braves beat the Cincinnati Reds 4-1 on Saturday night.
  • Pacers even series with Hawks, winning 91-88

    Pacers even series with Hawks, winning 91-88

    Paul George and David West hit key 3-pointers down the stretch, and the top-seeded Indiana Pacers held off the Atlanta Hawks 91-88 Saturday to even the opening-round series at two wins apiece.
    Paul George and David West hit key 3-pointers down the stretch, and the top-seeded Indiana Pacers held off the Atlanta Hawks 91-88 Saturday to even the opening-round series at two wins apiece.
  • Braves release 1B Mejia to play in Japan

    Braves release 1B Mejia to play in Japan

    The Atlanta Braves have released minor-league first baseman Ernesto Mejia after reaching a deal for him to play with the Seibu Lions in Japan.
    The Atlanta Braves have released minor-league first baseman Ernesto Mejia after reaching a deal for him to play with the Seibu Lions in Japan.
  • Justin Upton's 3-run HR helps Braves top Reds 5-4

    Justin Upton's 3-run HR helps Braves top Reds 5-4

    Justin Upton hit a three-run homer to continue another strong April, Ervin Santana earned his third win and the Atlanta Braves held off the Cincinnati Reds 5-4 on Friday night.
    Justin Upton hit a three-run homer to continue another strong April, Ervin Santana earned his third win and the Atlanta Braves held off the Cincinnati Reds 5-4 on Friday night.
  • Hawks defeat Pacers to take series lead

    Hawks defeat Pacers to take series lead

    Friday, April 25 2014 5:20 PM EDT2014-04-25 21:20:03 GMT
    The Atlanta Hawks defeated the Indiana Pacers 98-85 in front of an ecstatic crowd at Phillips Arena. The Hawks did not disappoint in their first home playoff game of the season to take a 2-1 series lead. Hawks point guard Jeff Teague dazzled fans scoring 22 points and notching 10 assists. Teague was not the only Hawk to score a double-double. Forward Paul Millsap also recorded one by scoring 14 points and a whopping 14 rebounds. Hawks guard Kyle Korver was electric with the three-pointer goin...
    The Atlanta Hawks defeated the Indiana Pacers 98-85 in front of an ecstatic crowd at Phillips Arena. The Hawks did not disappoint in their first home playoff game of the season to take a 2-1 series lead. Hawks point guard Jeff Teague dazzled fans scoring 22 points and notching 10 assists. Teague was not the only Hawk to score a double-double. Forward Paul Millsap also recorded one by scoring 14 points and a whopping 14 rebounds. Hawks guard Kyle Korver was electric with the three-pointer goin...
  • Four-star lineman chooses Auburn over UGA

    Four-star lineman chooses Auburn over UGA

    Thursday, April 24 2014 7:11 PM EDT2014-04-24 23:11:39 GMT
    A four-star college football recruit chose Auburn University instead of staying in the state. Mill Creek offensive lineman Kaleb Kim had a difficult choice to make about where he was going to play football at the college level. The 280 pound four-star recruit received offers from all around the country including from the University of Georgia. Kim announced his decision Wednesday afternoon to venture outside his home state and join Gus Malzhan at Auburn University. Kim is considered as the fo...
    A four-star college football recruit chose Auburn University instead of staying in the state. Mill Creek offensive lineman Kaleb Kim had a difficult choice to make about where he was going to play football at the college level. The 280 pound four-star recruit received offers from all around the country including from the University of Georgia. Kim announced his decision Wednesday afternoon to venture outside his home state and join Gus Malzhan at Auburn University. Kim is considered as the fo...
  • Hawks fall to Pacers 101-85 in game two

    Hawks fall to Pacers 101-85 in game two

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 3:58 PM EDT2014-04-23 19:58:54 GMT
    The Indiana Pacers got the better of the Atlanta Hawks Tuesday night in game two of the first round of the NBA playoffs. The Pacers defeated the Hawks 101-85 and have now tied the series at one win apiece. The Pacers won on a strong performance out of their star forward Paul George. George led the team in both scoring and rebounds and ended the night with 27 points and 10 rebounds. Both teams were playing very closely until the Pacers outscored the Hawks 31-13 in the third quarter. Jef...
    The Indiana Pacers got the better of the Atlanta Hawks Tuesday night in game two of the first round of the NBA playoffs. The Pacers defeated the Hawks 101-85 and have now tied the series at one win apiece. The Pacers won on a strong performance out of their star forward Paul George. George led the team in both scoring and rebounds and ended the night with 27 points and 10 rebounds. Both teams were playing very closely until the Pacers outscored the Hawks 31-13 in the third quarter. Jef...
  • Evan Gattis lifts Braves over Marlins after 10th inning walk off homerun

    Evan Gattis lifts Braves over Marlins after 10th inning walk off homerun

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 2:02 PM EDT2014-04-22 18:02:42 GMT
    The Atlanta Braves defeated the Miami Marlins Monday night 4-2 after a walk-off two run home run in the bottom of the tenth inning. After playing a marathon 14 inning game Sunday night the braves played in another extra-innings game the next night. Julio Teheran followed up his complete game shut-out in Philadelphia with another solid pitching effort giving up only one run through seven innings and striking out eight batters. A clutch RBI single by Jason Heyward in the 7th inning put the Brav...
    The Atlanta Braves defeated the Miami Marlins Monday night 4-2 after a walk-off two run home run in the bottom of the tenth inning. After playing a marathon 14 inning game Sunday night the braves played in another extra-innings game the next night. Julio Teheran followed up his complete game shut-out in Philadelphia with another solid pitching effort giving up only one run through seven innings and striking out eight batters. A clutch RBI single by Jason Heyward in the 7th inning put the Brav...
  • Chick-Fil-A bowl to add 'Peach' to its name

    Chick-Fil-A bowl to add 'Peach' to its name

    Monday, April 21 2014 7:43 PM EDT2014-04-21 23:43:06 GMT
    A big day for college football fans in Atlanta as the Chick-Fil-A bowl will be renamed. Chick-Fil-A made the official announcement Monday that the New Year’s Eve bowl game will be renamed the Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl. “I think it means a lot to all the people that have worked so many years to make this bowl successful, in tough times when they were outside in cold and freezing weather,” says Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl President Gary Stoikan. “I think it's the heritage that the board decided to p...
    A big day for college football fans in Atlanta as the Chick-Fil-A bowl will be renamed. Chick-Fil-A made the official announcement Monday that the New Year’s Eve bowl game will be renamed the Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl. “I think it means a lot to all the people that have worked so many years to make this bowl successful, in tough times when they were outside in cold and freezing weather,” says Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl President Gary Stoikan. “I think it's the heritage that the board decided to p...
  • Braves fall to Mets 4-3 after a 14 inning battle

    Braves fall to Mets 4-3 after a 14 inning battle

    Monday, April 21 2014 6:50 PM EDT2014-04-21 22:50:43 GMT
    The New York Mets avoided a series sweep by the Atlanta Braves after a 14 inning battle Sunday afternoon. The Mets won after a 14th inning walk-off sacrifice fly by Curtis Granderson ended the game 4-3. The Braves gave up a few runs early but used a three run 5th inning to go on top of the Mets. The Mets then scored a run in the 6th inning to tie the game at three. The score would remain tied until the 14th inning when Braves relief pitcher Gus Schlosser took the mound for his fourth straig...
    The New York Mets avoided a series sweep by the Atlanta Braves after a 14 inning battle Sunday afternoon. The Mets won after a 14th inning walk-off sacrifice fly by Curtis Granderson ended the game 4-3. The Braves gave up a few runs early but used a three run 5th inning to go on top of the Mets. The Mets then scored a run in the 6th inning to tie the game at three. The score would remain tied until the 14th inning when Braves relief pitcher Gus Schlosser took the mound for his fourth straig...
  • Mike Minor to start first game after injury against Reds

    Mike Minor to start first game after injury against Reds

    Monday, April 21 2014 6:49 PM EDT2014-04-21 22:49:21 GMT
    The Atlanta Braves depleted pitching staff could have some help on the way as Mike Minor is expected to join the squad soon.Minor started the season on the DL and has been rehabbing his injured shoulder. Word is the braves are planning to give mike minor his first start of the season on Saturday against the Cincinnati Reds.Minor has recently been rehabbing with the Gwinnett Braves and looked strong in his fourth and final rehab start on Saturday. Minor could be a big help for the Braves pitc...
    The Atlanta Braves depleted pitching staff could have some help on the way as Mike Minor is expected to join the squad soon.Minor started the season on the DL and has been rehabbing his injured shoulder. Word is the braves are planning to give mike minor his first start of the season on Saturday against the Cincinnati Reds.Minor has recently been rehabbing with the Gwinnett Braves and looked strong in his fourth and final rehab start on Saturday. Minor could be a big help for the Braves pitc...
  • Hawks beat Pacers in game one of playoffs

    Hawks beat Pacers in game one of playoffs

    Monday, April 21 2014 1:44 PM EDT2014-04-21 17:44:38 GMT
    The Atlanta Hawks defeated the Indiana Pacers 101-93 in game one of the first round of the playoffs Saturday night. The Hawks benefited from great games by starters Jeff Teague and Paul Millsap to upset the number one seeded Pacers in Indiana. Teague led the team in scoring with 28 points while Millsap was not far behind scoring 25 points and eight rebounds. Indiana played well early as the two teams were tied going into halftime. The Hawks outscored the Pacers 30-16 in the 3rd quarter to ...
    The Atlanta Hawks defeated the Indiana Pacers 101-93 in game one of the first round of the playoffs Saturday night. The Hawks benefited from great games by starters Jeff Teague and Paul Millsap to upset the number one seeded Pacers in Indiana. Teague led the team in scoring with 28 points while Millsap was not far behind scoring 25 points and eight rebounds. Indiana played well early as the two teams were tied going into halftime. The Hawks outscored the Pacers 30-16 in the 3rd quarter to ...
  • Atlanta Hawks confident for game one against Indiana Pacers

    Atlanta Hawks confident for game one against Indiana Pacers

    Friday, April 18 2014 6:59 PM EDT2014-04-18 22:59:57 GMT
    The Atlanta Hawks have made it into the 2014 playoffs and will be playing the top-seeded Indiana Pacers. The first game of the best-of-seven playoff series will tip-off Saturday night in Indiana.
    The Atlanta Hawks have made it into the 2014 playoffs and will be playing the top-seeded Indiana Pacers. The first game of the best-of-seven playoff series will tip-off Saturday night in Indiana.
  • Georgia Tech to kick-off spring game despite bad weather

    Georgia Tech to kick-off spring game despite bad weather

    Friday, April 18 2014 4:22 PM EDT2014-04-18 20:22:54 GMT
    The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets will play their annual spring scrimmage game Friday night.
    The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets will play their annual spring scrimmage game Friday night.
  • Braves fall to Phillies 1-0 after gem by Alex Wood

    Braves fall to Phillies 1-0 after gem by Alex Wood

    Friday, April 18 2014 12:33 PM EDT2014-04-18 16:33:23 GMT
    The Philadelphia Phillies defeated the Atlanta Braves 1-0 and avoided a series sweep by the Braves.      Braves Pitcher Alex Wood and Phillies Pitcher Antonio Bastardo were locked into a pitcher's duel
    The Philadelphia Phillies defeated the Atlanta Braves 1-0 and avoided a series sweep by the Braves.  
  • Major League Soccer comes to Atlanta

    Atlanta to receive new MLS franchise

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 6:10 PM EDT2014-04-16 22:10:35 GMT
    Atlanta soccer fans are rejoicing as a brand new soccer team is coming to the city.
    Atlanta soccer fans are rejoicing as a brand new soccer team is coming to the city.Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank announced the approval of the new Major League Soccer Team at a press conference Wednesday
  • Steve Koonin named Atlanta Hawks CEO

    Steve Koonin named Atlanta Hawks CEO

    Monday, April 14 2014 10:42 AM EDT2014-04-14 14:42:26 GMT
    Former Turner Entertainment chief, Steve Koonin has been named CEO and part-owner of the Atlanta Hawks organization.
    Former Turner Entertainment chief, Steve Koonin has been named CEO and part-owner of the Atlanta Hawks organization.
  • Bubba Watson wins another green jacket at Augusta

    Bubba Watson wins another green jacket at Augusta

    Bubba Watson is going for his second green jacket. Jordan Spieth is trying to become the youngest major champion in 83 years. Plenty of others are in the mix.
    Bubba Watson has won the Masters for the second time in three years.
  • Bubba Watson leading Masters

    Bubba Watson leading Masters

    Friday, April 11 2014 6:23 PM EDT2014-04-11 22:23:52 GMT
    Former University of Georgia golfer Bubba Watson played a masterful round at Augusta Friday afternoon and is now leading the Masters. Watson started the day in second place behind Bill Hass at 3 under
    Former University of Georgia golfer Bubba Watson played a masterful round at Augusta Friday afternoon and is now leading the Masters. Watson started the day in second place behind Bill Hass at 3 under
  • Bill Haas leads Masters after day one

    Bill Haas leads Masters after day one

    Friday, April 11 2014 11:04 AM EDT2014-04-11 15:04:23 GMT
    The first day of the Masters is in the books and the beautiful weather provided some exciting play at Augusta National on Thursday afternoon.
    The first day of the Masters is in the books and the beautiful weather provided some exciting play at Augusta National on Thursday afternoon.
  • Masters opens with Woods on the sideline

    Masters opens with Woods on the sideline

    The Masters is underway in Augusta with three shots right down the middle of the fairway. Just not terribly far.
    The Masters is underway in Augusta with three shots right down the middle of the fairway. Just not terribly far.
  • Teague, Korver help Hawks improve playoff chances

    Teague, Korver help Hawks improve playoff chances

    Jeff Teague scored 19 points, Kyle Korver added 17 and the Atlanta Hawks helped their playoff chances with a 105-97 victory over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night.
    Jeff Teague scored 19 points, Kyle Korver added 17 and the Atlanta Hawks helped their playoff chances with a 105-97 victory over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night.
  • Santana shines in debut, Braves beat Mets, 4-3

    Santana shines in debut, Braves beat Mets, 4-3

    Ervin Santana allowed only three hits over eight scoreless innings in his Atlanta debut, Jason Heyward homered and drove in two runs and the Braves held off the New York Mets 4-3 on Wednesday night.
    Ervin Santana allowed only three hits over eight scoreless innings in his Atlanta debut, Jason Heyward homered and drove in two runs and the Braves held off the New York Mets 4-3 on Wednesday night.
  • Braves option Beato to clear spot for Santana

    Braves option Beato to clear spot for Santana

    The Atlanta Braves have optioned right-hander Pedro Beato to Triple-A Gwinnett to clear a roster spot for right-hander Ervin Santana.
    The Atlanta Braves have optioned right-hander Pedro Beato to Triple-A Gwinnett to clear a roster spot for right-hander Ervin Santana.
  • Stuckey, Monroe, Drummond lead Pistons past Hawks

    Stuckey, Monroe, Drummond lead Pistons past Hawks

    Rodney Stuckey scored 29 points, Greg Monroe and Andre Drummond each had a double-double and the Detroit Pistons snapped a 10-game skid in Atlanta with a 102-95 victory over the Hawks on Tuesday night.
    Rodney Stuckey scored 29 points, Greg Monroe and Andre Drummond each had a double-double and the Detroit Pistons snapped a 10-game skid in Atlanta with a 102-95 victory over the Hawks on Tuesday night.
  • Bartolo Colon dominant, Mets shut out Braves, 4-0

    Bartolo Colon dominant, Mets shut out Braves, 4-0

    Bartolo Colon combined with two relievers on an eight-hitter, Ruben Tejada drove in two runs with two hits and the New York Mets beat the Atlanta Braves 4-0 on Tuesday night.
    Bartolo Colon combined with two relievers on an eight-hitter, Ruben Tejada drove in two runs with two hits and the New York Mets beat the Atlanta Braves 4-0 on Tuesday night.
  • Selig helps Braves celebrate Aaron's anniversary

    Selig helps Braves celebrate Aaron's anniversary

    Baseball commissioner Bud Selig called Hank Aaron "ideally suited to become Babe Ruth's heir" as he participated in the Braves' celebration of the 40th anniversary of Aaron's record-breaking 715th homer.
    Baseball commissioner Bud Selig called Hank Aaron "ideally suited to become Babe Ruth's heir" as he participated in the Braves' celebration of the 40th anniversary of Aaron's record-breaking 715th homer.
  • Braves reliever Gearrin to have Tommy John surgery

    Braves reliever Gearrin to have Tommy John surgery

    Right-hander Cory Gearrin is joining the list of Braves pitchers having Tommy John surgery.
    Right-hander Cory Gearrin is joining the list of Braves pitchers having Tommy John surgery.
  • Falcons add Lowery, Wilson to secondary

    Falcons add Lowery, Wilson to secondary

    The Atlanta Falcons have added two potential starters to their secondary by signing safety Dwight Lowery and cornerback Josh Wilson.
    The Atlanta Falcons have added two potential starters to their secondary by signing safety Dwight Lowery and cornerback Josh Wilson.
  • Santana to make Braves' debut against Mets

    Santana to make Braves' debut against Mets

    Ervin Santana is slated to make his first start for the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday against the New York Mets.
    Ervin Santana is slated to make his first start for the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday against the New York Mets.
  • MLS moving toward deal on Atlanta expansion team

    MLS moving toward deal on Atlanta expansion team

    Major League Soccer is closing in on a deal with Falcons owner Arthur Blank to bring an expansion franchise to Atlanta's new downtown stadium.
    Major League Soccer is closing in on a deal with Falcons owner Arthur Blank to bring an expansion franchise to Atlanta's new downtown stadium.
  • Saints match Falcons' offer to S Bush

    Saints match Falcons' offer to S Bush

    The New Orleans Saints have retained restricted free agent safety Rafael Bush by matching an offer from the Atlanta Falcons.
    The New Orleans Saints have retained restricted free agent safety Rafael Bush by matching an offer from the Atlanta Falcons.
  • Emory students digging into Hank Aaron's history

    Emory students digging into Hank Aaron's history

    An exhibit focused on the career of baseball legend Hank Aaron is set to open at Emory University later this month.
    An exhibit focused on the career of baseball legend Hank Aaron is set to open at Emory University later this month.
  • Aaron set to savor 40th anniversary of 715th homer

    Aaron set to savor 40th anniversary of 715th homer

    Hank Aaron was more relieved than jubilant after he broke Babe Ruth's home-run record on April 8, 1974.
    Hank Aaron was more relieved than jubilant after he broke Babe Ruth's home-run record on April 8, 1974.
  • PHOTOS: Braves home opening day

    Tips for attending Atlanta Braves home opener

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 5:29 PM EDT2014-04-08 21:29:01 GMT
    Baseball season is finally here and the Atlanta Braves will be hosting their first home game of the season Tuesday night. The braves have a few tips for anyone looking to attend the game.
    Baseball season is finally here and the Atlanta Braves will be hosting their first home game of the season Tuesday night. The braves have a few tips for anyone looking to attend the game.
  • UGA student tapped to help recruit new players

    UGA student tapped to help recruit new players

    Sunday, April 6 2014 10:46 PM EDT2014-04-07 02:46:53 GMT
    When it comes to college recruiting these days, programs everywhere have to get creative.
    When it comes to college recruiting these days, programs everywhere have to get creative.
  • Hawks rout Pacers 107-88, boost playoff hopes

    Hawks rout Pacers 107-88, boost playoff hopes

    Jeff Teague scored 25 points in the Atlanta Hawks' 107-88 rout Sunday of the reeling Indiana Pacers, who were held to a franchise-low 23 points in the first half of an embarrassing performance on their home floor.
    Jeff Teague scored 25 points in the Atlanta Hawks' 107-88 rout Sunday of the reeling Indiana Pacers, who were held to a franchise-low 23 points in the first half of an embarrassing performance on their home floor.
  • UALR beats Georgia State 9-2 in baseball

    UALR beats Georgia State 9-2 in baseball

    Strong pitching by Cameron Allen and a five-run fourth inning lifted Arkansas-Little Rock to a 9-2 win over Georgia State in Sun Belt Conference baseball in Little Rock.
    Strong pitching by Cameron Allen and a five-run fourth inning lifted Arkansas-Little Rock to a 9-2 win over Georgia State in Sun Belt Conference baseball in Little Rock.
  • Nationals avoid sweep with 2-1 win over Braves

    Nationals avoid sweep with 2-1 win over Braves

    Ian Desmond led off the seventh inning with a home run - the only run of the game scored on a hit - and the Washington Nationals and their makeshift lineup avoided a sweep Sunday with a 2-1 win over the Atlanta...
    Ian Desmond led off the seventh inning with a home run - the only run of the game scored on a hit - and the Washington Nationals and their makeshift lineup avoided a sweep Sunday with a 2-1 win over the Atlanta Braves.
  • A Sunday for the ages at Augusta National

    A Sunday for the ages at Augusta National

    Augusta National not only has female members, on Sunday it crowned its first female champion.
    Augusta National not only has female members, on Sunday it crowned its first female champion.
  • Augusta-area airports brace for tournament traffic

    Augusta-area airports brace for tournament traffic

    Augusta area airport officials say they're preparing for a spike in passengers during the Masters Tournament.
    Augusta area airport officials say they're preparing for a spike in passengers during the Masters Tournament.
  • Salina losing national JUCO tournament

    Salina losing national JUCO tournament

    After 2015, Salina will no longer host a national junior college basketball tournament that the city has hosted for nearly two decades.
    After 2015, Salina will no longer host a national junior college basketball tournament that the city has hosted for nearly two decades.
  • Braves rally past Strasburg and Nats for 6-2 win

    Braves rally past Strasburg and Nats for 6-2 win

    Julio Teheran allowed two runs in seven solid innings and had two hits, and Atlanta knocked out Stephen Strasburg in the fifth inning, as the Braves beat the Washington Nationals 6-2 on Saturday night.
    Julio Teheran allowed two runs in seven solid innings and had two hits, and Atlanta knocked out Stephen Strasburg in the fifth inning, as the Braves beat the Washington Nationals 6-2 on Saturday night.
  • Scott, Hawks hurt Cavaliers' playoff push, 117-98

    Scott, Hawks hurt Cavaliers' playoff push, 117-98

    Mike Scott ended a scoring slump with 26 points and the Atlanta Hawks beat Cleveland 117-98 on Friday night in a costly setback for the Cavaliers' late-season playoff push.
    Mike Scott ended a scoring slump with 26 points and the Atlanta Hawks beat Cleveland 117-98 on Friday night in a costly setback for the Cavaliers' late-season playoff push.
  • Georgia's Bauerle accused of 2 NCAA violations

    Georgia's Bauerle accused of 2 NCAA violations

    Longtime Georgia swimming coach Jack Bauerle has been suspended indefinitely following NCAA findings of two major rules violations resulting from his involvement in star Chase Kalisz's academic eligibility.
    Longtime Georgia swimming coach Jack Bauerle has been suspended indefinitely following NCAA findings of two major rules violations resulting from his involvement in star Chase Kalisz's academic eligibility.
  • Helped by overturned homer, Braves edge Nats 2-1

    Helped by overturned homer, Braves edge Nats 2-1

    Benefiting from the decision to overturn Ian Desmond's inside-the-park homer on replay review, the Atlanta Braves beat Washington 2-1 Friday, spoiling the Nationals' home opener and giving rookie manager...
    Benefiting from the decision to overturn Ian Desmond's inside-the-park homer on replay review, the Atlanta Braves beat Washington 2-1 Friday, spoiling the Nationals' home opener and giving rookie manager Matt...
  • Nats Desmond has HR changed to 2B on replay review

    Nats Desmond has HR changed to 2B on replay review

    Ian Desmond's inside-the-park homer was overturned on replay review and changed to a ground-rule double in the fifth inning of Washington's game against Atlanta on Friday.
    Ian Desmond's inside-the-park homer was overturned on replay review and changed to a ground-rule double in the fifth inning of Washington's game against Atlanta on Friday.
  • Dream sign French point guard Celine Dumerc

    Dream sign French point guard Celine Dumerc

    The Atlanta Dream has signed point guard Celine Dumerc, captain of the French national team.
    The Atlanta Dream has signed point guard Celine Dumerc, captain of the French national team.
  • Aaron Chewning delivers new Braves anthem

    Aaron Chewning delivers new Braves anthem

    Thursday, April 3 2014 7:33 PM EDT2014-04-03 23:33:27 GMT
    Aaron Chewning is the Internet voice of the Atlanta Braves. His songs Baselines, Beasts from the East, and The Legend of Oso Blanco have been YouTube hits.
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