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Albany State basketball legend Caldwell Jones dies at the age of 64

Caldwell Jones was one of six brothers who played center at ASU and one of four to play in the NBA

Albany State’s Caldwell Jones played 17 years of professional basketball, from 1973 until 1990.

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Braves fire General Manager Frank Wren | POLL

John Hart, former GM at Cleveland and Texas, will serve as interim general manager

Atlanta Braves President John Schuerholz, interim GM John Hart and Hall-of-Fame manager Bobby Cox will be the committee that picks the Atlanta club’s next general manager.

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After whirlwind start, Falcons get chance to breath

Atlanta played three games in 12 days

After finishing a disappointing 4-12 last season, a good start was a high priority for the franchise, which soon will begin selling premium-seat licenses for the new stadium.

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Braves starting rotation excels as offense sputters

The starting pitcher is good to great but the Braves lose because the offense is bad to awful.

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Hester sets record as Falcons pound Bucs | PHOTOS

With former Atlanta Falcon Deion Sanders in the stadium, Devin Hester returned a punt 62 yards for a touchdown in the second quarter, high-stepping the final yards for the 20th return touchdown of his career, breaking Sanders’ record of 19 touchdown returns and gave the Falcons a commanding 35-0 lead in the first half.

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Atlanta Falcons' Matt Ryan hopes to have better game against Tampa Bay

Quarterback three three interceptions against Bengals last week

Matt Ryan had a sub-50 passer rating for only the fourth time in his career against Cincinnati, over 96 regular-season games.

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Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez: 'I take full responsibility'

As Braves struggle, Nationals clinch division title

The Braves are 58-69 since a 17-7 start and they’re under .500 for the first time since losing their season opener.

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The Atlanta Braves' new stadium will be SunTrust Park | PHOTOS

The new Atlanta Braves' home in Cobb County was officially named Tuesday in an announcement by the club and SunTrust

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Atlanta Falcons show ugly side in loss

Falcons struggle aginst more-physical Bengals

Cincinnati had more than 400 yards in offense by midway through the third quarter and pretty much shut it down after taking a 24-3 lead with a quarter plus 6:28 minutes left.

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Cincinnati scores early, tops Atlanta 24-10

Falcons’ offense struggles on the road

Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan, coming off one of the best performances of his career last week against New Orleans, mostly struggled Sunday, going 24 of 44 for 231 yards and a touchdown with three interceptions.

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Texas Rangers record second straight win over Atlanta Braves

Rangers beat punchless Braves, 3-2

Sunday’s final game with the Braves (75-73) provides the Rangers with the opportunity to sweep an opponent, which Texas has not done since mid-April against the Oakland Athletics.

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Atlanta Braves’ catcher Christian Bethancourt impresses with more than just defense

Questions about the catcher have been answered

Christian Bethancourt has only 65 plate appearances and one extra-base hit in the majors this season, but he has batted .272 and his 17 hits include more than his share in key situations.

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Andrelton Simmons frustrated over recent hitting slump

Braves’ shortstop replaced in lineup on Wednesday

After hitting .248 with 50 extra-base hits including 17 home runs and a .692 on-base-plus-slugging percentage in 2013, the Gold Glove shortstop Andrelton Simmons has hit .238 with 26 extra-base hits (seven homers) and a .611 OPS in 2014.

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Atlanta Braves salvage series, top Nationals 6-2

Braves finish game with 13 hits

The first-place Washington Nationals (82-62) are still eight games ahead of the second-place Atlanta Braves (75-71), who are 10-6 against Washington this year.

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Atlanta Hawks GM Danny Ferry apologizes for insentive Deng comments

Remarks about Luol Deng were made in a June conference call

Danny Ferry’s comments were part of a chain of events that led to Hawks majority owner Bruce Levenson putting his controlling interest in the team up for sale.

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