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Georgia State Football: Panthers Blank Charlotte 28-0

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Glenn Smith rushed for a career-high 90 yards and two touchdowns, and the Panther defense pitched the first shutout in school history as GSU won at Charlotte 28-0 Saturday night at Jerry Richardson Stadium. 

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Treasury chief: First Amendment for players -- off the field

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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin thinks pro football players lose their right to free speech once they don pads and take the field.

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Arthur Blank responds to President Trump's comments on national anthem

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Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank was one of many NFL owners who responded to President Donald Trump's comments on NFL players kneeling during the national anthem.

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Atlanta Hawks sign Jeremy Evans, Jordan Mathews

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The Atlanta Hawks have added two new players to their roster. 

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Braves extend contract with catcher Kurt Suzuki

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The Braves have agreed to terms with catcher Kurt Suzuki on a one-year contract for the 2018 season. 

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NFL commissioner: Trump showed 'lack of respect' for league

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on Saturday slammed President Donald Trump's criticism of NFL players kneeling in protest during the National Anthem in remarks the President made at a rally in Alabama Friday night.

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Falcons with a repeat performance in 34-23 win over Packers

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Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons picked up where they left off against the Green Bay Packers, building a big halftime on the way to a dominating 34-23 victory. More>>

Gsellman leads Mets over Braves 5-1, eliminates Atlanta

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Robert Gsellman didn't allow an earned run over seven innings, pinch-hitter Asdrubal Cabrera had a two-run, pinch-hit homer and the New York Mets beat the Atlanta Braves 5-1 on Sunday.

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Armstrong leads Kennesaw St defense in 20-14 win

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Redshirt freshman linebacker Bryson Armstrong set a school record with 15 tackles and had one of three Kennesaw State interceptions as the OwlsState defeated Alabama State 20-14 on Saturday night.

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Record crowd sees Atlanta's 3-3 draw with Orlando

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In front of the largest crowd to attend a stand-alone MLS match, Josef Martinez had his second hat trick in a row and his third of the season to help Atlanta United hold on for a 3-3 draw against Orlando City on Saturday.

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Rookie Sean Newcomb's 8 strikeouts help Braves edge Mets 3-2

Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Sean Newcomb (51) works in the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, in Atlanta. The Braves won 3-2. (AP Photo/John Bazemore) Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Sean Newcomb (51) works in the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, in Atlanta. The Braves won 3-2. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Sean Newcomb recorded eight strikeouts, including five straight, and the Atlanta Braves beat Rafael Montero and the New York Mets 3-2 on Friday night.

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UGA, KSU, GSU in action, Jackets game canceled

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Three of the four area college football teams are in action Saturday while Georgia Tech's game in Orlando against Central Florida University has been canceled.

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Hawks forward DeAndre’ Bembry sustains strained right tricep

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Atlanta Hawks forward DeAndre’ Bembry has sustained a strained right tricep.  

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ACC announces football scheduling changes

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The Miami at Florida State and the Georgia Tech at Miami games will be rescheduled for Saturday, October 7, and Saturday, October 14, respectively.  

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Judge blocks Elliott's 6-game suspension over domestic case

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A federal judge has blocked Dallas Cowboys star Ezekiel Elliott's six-game suspension over a domestic violence case, setting the stage for a potentially lengthy legal fight with the NFL.

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Andrus, Rangers spoil Gohara's debut, top Braves 12-8

Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Luiz Gohara (64) watches from the dugout in the fourth inning of the first game of a baseball doubleheader against the Texas Rangers, Wednesday, Sep. 6, 2017, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Todd Kirkland) Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Luiz Gohara (64) watches from the dugout in the fourth inning of the first game of a baseball doubleheader against the Texas Rangers, Wednesday, Sep. 6, 2017, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Todd Kirkland)
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Gohara (0-1), a 21-year-old native of Brazil, allowed six runs in four innings in his first career major league start.

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Atlanta Dream and head coach part ways

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The Atlanta Dream will soon have a new head coach after the franchise and Michael Cooper have decided to part ways after four seasons. 

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No. 25 Tennessee pulls off remarkable 42-41 win over Ga Tech

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Georgia Tech QB TaQuon Marshall scores 5 touchdowns in his first career start, but the Jackets defense couldn't stop the Volunteers late.

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Homer-happy Rangers take easy win over Braves

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The Braves have lost nine of their past 14 games following Monday night's loss.

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Falcons cut Hageman following 2016 domestic violence charges

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The Falcons' 2014 2nd-round draft pick was placed on the NFL's Commissioner's Exemption List Saturday.

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Georgia QB Eason to miss Notre Dame game with sprained knee

Quarterback Jacob Eason will not play in No. 15 Georgia's game at Notre Dame after spraining his left knee in last week's win over Appalachian State.

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Fried, bullpen help Braves end Cubs' 6-game win streak, 5-1

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Max Fried combined with four relievers on a five-hitter in his first major league start, and the Atlanta Braves ended the Chicago Cubs' six-game winning streak with a 5-1 victory Sunday.

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Griner's sixth 30-plus game leads Mercury past Dream 84-70

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Brittney Griner scored 30 points and the Phoenix Mercury closed the regular season with an 84-70 victory over the Atlanta Dream on Sunday to secure the fifth seed in the playoffs.

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Fromm replaces Eason, leads Georgia past App State, 31-10

Georgia quarterback Jake Fromm watches a pass as Appalachian State linebacker Anthony Flory (44) applies defense during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017, in Athens, Ga. Georgia won 31-10. (AP Photo/John Amis) Georgia quarterback Jake Fromm watches a pass as Appalachian State linebacker Anthony Flory (44) applies defense during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017, in Athens, Ga. Georgia won 31-10. (AP Photo/John Amis)

Freshman Jake Fromm led three first-half touchdown drives after starting quarterback Jacob Eason hurt his left knee, helping No. 15 Georgia beat Appalachian State 31-10 on Saturday night.

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Parker leads Sparks to sixth-straight win, beat Dream 81-56

Atlanta Dream guard Tiffany Hayes, right, shoots as Los Angeles Sparks forward Tiffany Jackson-Jones defends during the second half of a WNBA basketball game, Friday, Sept. 1, 2017, in Los Angeles. The Sparks won 81-56. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) Atlanta Dream guard Tiffany Hayes, right, shoots as Los Angeles Sparks forward Tiffany Jackson-Jones defends during the second half of a WNBA basketball game, Friday, Sept. 1, 2017, in Los Angeles. The Sparks won 81-56. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Candace Parker scored 15 points and the Los Angeles Sparks built an early double-digit lead en route to an easy 81-56 victory over the Atlanta Dream on Friday night.

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Falcons' DT Hageman on exempt list as NFL reviews charges

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Atlanta Falcons defensive tackle Ra'Shede Hageman has been placed on the Commissioner's Exempt List as the result of 2016 domestic violence-related charges.

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Rivera hits grand slam as streaking Cubs top Braves 14-12

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Rene Rivera hit a grand slam, Anthony Rizzo added a three-run triple and the Chicago Cubs held off the Atlanta Braves for a 14-12 victory on Saturday in Jon Lester's return from the disabled list.

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How Atlanta-area sports teams are supporting Hurricane Harvey relief

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Many of Atlanta's sports teams are raising money for Hurricane Harvey relief. Here's how you can help.

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Falcons release 20 players with no surprises

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The Falcons also traded a fifth-round draft pick to Denver in exchange for tackle Ty Sambrailo. 

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Lackey pitches Cubs past Braves 2-0

Chicago Cubs second baseman Javier Baez (9) slides safely into home plate past a tag by Atlanta Braves catcher Kurt Suzuki (24) during the third inning of a baseball game Friday, Sept. 1, 2017, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Jim Young) Chicago Cubs second baseman Javier Baez (9) slides safely into home plate past a tag by Atlanta Braves catcher Kurt Suzuki (24) during the third inning of a baseball game Friday, Sept. 1, 2017, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Jim Young)
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John Lackey pitched seven crisp innings, Javier Baez's daring baserunning paid off again and the Chicago Cubs beat the Atlanta Braves 2-0 on Friday for their fifth straight win. 

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Mercedes-Benz Stadium prepares for Saturday's game

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Thousands of people are coming to downtown Atlanta for two big events this weekend, including Dragon Con and Saturday night's Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game at the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium. 

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Angels get Brandon Phillips in trade with Braves

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A person with knowledge of the deal says the Los Angeles Angels have acquired infielder Brandon Phillips from Atlanta.

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