Dodger ace Clayton Kershaw whiffs 10 Atlanta hitters in 8-0 shellacking at Los Angeles Tuesday night.
Cleveland closes the series against Atlanta out 4-0 after a 118-88 win Tuesday night
The Cavs swept the Hawks out of the Eastern Conference finals to put James into the Finals for the fifth consecutive season.
City Commission could approve contract by next Tuesday
City officials are working out details of a contract that would bring an X-League arena football team to Albany in 2016.
A roundup of sports stories from Georgia and the U.S.
Atlanta fell to Philly 5-4
Sunday the Phillies used a little small ball in the middle innings and capitalized on the opposing team’s fielding mistake, winning 5-4 against the Atlanta Braves.
Blockbuster comes on eve of Atlanta's season opener
In a blockbuster trade on the eve of Opening Day, the revamped San Diego Padres acquired closer Craig Kimbrel and outfielder Melvin Upton Jr. from the Atlanta Braves on Sunday. Atlanta received outfielders Carlos Quentin and Cameron Maybin and two minor-leaguers, right-handed pitcher Matt Wisler and outfielder Jordan Paroubeck.
Woods made the announcement Friday that he will play next week
Tiger Woods has been on hiatus since February, but feels he is ready for the Masters.
Top three starters are Julio Teheran, Alex Wood and Shelby Miller
Veterans Wandy Rodriguez and Eric Stults are competing for starting spots along with youngsters Mike Foltynewicz, Manny Banuelos and Cody Martin.
Nick Markakis and Melvin Upton, Jr. could miss first part of season
Melvin Upton, Jr. began feeling discomfort a few days into camp, but was shocked to end up in a cast after doctors discovered inflammation in a bone behind the ball of his left foot.
The Raptors have won four of the last five meetings
Lou Williams knocked down seven 3-pointers en route to 26 points off the bench as visiting Toronto downed Atlanta for the third time this season.
Several positions are up for grabs, including pitching
The Atlanta Braves’ future looks brighter than a few months ago, but there are low expectations from industry insiders for this year’s team.
Hawks 105, Wizards 96
After its win streak was snapped at 19 Monday, the Atlanta Hawks resume the magic with a win over the Washington Wizards.
Hawks make it franchise-best 18th straight victory
Al Horford added 17 points and eight boards while Kyle Korver scored 16 for the Hawks, who used a 36-25 advantage in the fourth to erase a deficit.
Outfielder likely to be part of left-field platoon
Jonny Gomes has a .244 career batting average and .335 OBP with 155 homers and 500 RBIs in 1,108 games over parts of 12 seasons with five teams.
Johnson was one of original “Baby Braves” in 2005
Kelly Johnson hit .215 with a .296 OBP and seven homers in 297 plate appearances last season with the Yankees, Red Sox and Orioles and played four positions — three in the infield and left field.
- Terrell Academy freshman Jenna Cuff getting her kicks on football team
- PREP FOOTBALL NOTEBOOK: Deerfield-Windsor looks to bounce back from NFC loss
- Georgia Sportswriters Association High School Football Poll
- PREP FOOTBALL NOTEBOOK: Albany coach still has confidence in quarterback
- Lee County rolls past Crisp County
- Monroe stays focused in victory over Terrell County
- Mitchell County tops Albany 20-6 in sloppy game
- Pelham rolls past Baconton Charter
- North Florida Christian edges Deerfield-Windsor
- PREP FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Westwood wins on road at Trinity
Outdoors in Southwest Georgia
- HOW THEYRE BITIN: Southwest Georgia fishing - August 30, 2015 weekend
- HOW THEY'RE BITIN': Southwest Georgia fishing - August 15, 2015 weekend
- Hog hunting opportunities ample in coastal Georgia
- BOB KORNEGAY: There's nothing like continental carping
- Duck Stamp a wise purchase for conservation
- HOW THEY'RE BITIN': Southwest Georgia fishing - August 8, 2015 weekend
- HOW THEY'RE BITIN': Southwest Georgia fishing - August 1, 2015 weekend
- HOW THEY'RE BITIN': Southwest Georgia fishing - July 18, 2015 weekend
- BOB KORNEGAY: Josh is definitely one of us now
- HOW THEY'RE BITIN': Southwest Georgia fishing - July 11, 2015 weekend
- Albany State relying on defense early in the season
- Georgia Tech ready for season opener
- Freshmen comprise Georgia’s second-team receivers
- Playing time for all B-backs in Georgia Tech opener
- Greyson Lambert to start at quarterback for Georgia Bulldogs
- Jeremy Pruitt more comfortable in second season
- GEORGIA SEASON PREVIEW: Talent there for Georgia Bulldogs to make playoffs run
- GEORGIA TECH SEASON PREVIEW: Jackets no longer under radar
- ALBANY STATE SEASON PREVIEW: Season of change
- FLORIDA STATE SEASON PREVIEW: FSU quarterback job may be Everett Golson's to lose