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Dodgers lose injured Kershaw, beat Braves 5-4 in 10

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Logan Forsythe singled in the winning run with the bases loaded in the 10th inning, lifting the Dodgers over the Atlanta Braves 5-4 to gain a split of the four-game series after Los Angeles lost injured starter Clayton Kershaw. More>>

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Seager, Utley and Taylor homer and Dodgers beat Braves 4-2

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Chris Taylor drove in three runs with a home run and a triple, and Corey Seager and Chase Utley hit solo home runs as the Los Angeles Dodgers snapped a two-game losing streak with a 6-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves on...

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Braves beat Dodgers 12-3 after Wood unravels in 1st loss

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Braves pitcher Jaime Garcia hit a grand slam off previously unbeaten Alex Wood to highlight Atlanta's 12-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night. 

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Guzan has shutout in 1st MLS game since 2008, Atlanta wins

Atlanta United goalkeeper Brad Guzan clears the ball to a teammate during the first half of an MLS soccer match against Orlando City, Friday, July 21, 2017, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux) Atlanta United goalkeeper Brad Guzan clears the ball to a teammate during the first half of an MLS soccer match against Orlando City, Friday, July 21, 2017, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
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U.S. national team goalkeeper Brad Guzan had a shutout in his return to Major League Soccer, Hector Villalba scored in the 86th minute and Atlanta United beat Orlando City 1-0 on Friday night in the clubs' first meeting. 

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2,500 working around the clock on Mercedes-Benz Stadium

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CBS46 cameras got a sneak peak at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. Five weeks from the Falcons opening game, much work has been done, but it appears there's a lot more to do before that first kickoff.

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Braves end Dodgers' 11-game winning streak with 6-3 victory

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Mike Foltynewicz and the Atlanta Braves finally cooled off the sizzling Los Angeles Dodgers with a 6-3 victory Thursday night that snapped their 11-game winning streak.

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Freeze resigns as Ole Miss football coach after 5 seasons

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 Mississippi coach Hugh Freeze has resigned after five seasons, bringing a stunning end to a once-promising tenure.

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Montgomery homers as Cubs beat Braves 8-2 for 6th straight

Chicago Cubs' Ian Happ (8) is tagged out by Atlanta Braves second baseman Sean Rodriguez (15) as he tries to steal second base in the fourth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, July 19, 2017, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore) Chicago Cubs' Ian Happ (8) is tagged out by Atlanta Braves second baseman Sean Rodriguez (15) as he tries to steal second base in the fourth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, July 19, 2017, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
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The sweep puts the Braves three games under .500.

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Mystics take 1st lead in OT, beat Dream 100-96

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Rookie Brittney Sykes scored a career high 27 points for Atlanta, who give up late lead in overtime loss to Washington.

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Lane Adams' 3-run double powers Braves past Arizona 8-5

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Little-used Lane Adams drove in three runs with a pinch-hit, bases-loaded double in the sixth, giving Atlanta the lead, and the Braves beat the struggling Arizona Diamondbacks 8-5 on Saturday night.

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Stewart and Langhorne help Storm beat Dream 90-84

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Breanna Stewart scored 24 points and Crystal Langhorne added 20, making all nine of her shots, to help the Seattle Storm beat the Atlanta Dream 90-84 on Saturday night.

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Georgia to appear Tuesday at SEC Media Days

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The University of Georgia will be featured Tuesday at this year's SEC Media Days as the conference prepares for the upcoming college football season.

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Expansion Atlanta United leading MLS in attendance

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You would expect high attendance numbers from an expansion team in any professional sport but what fans in Atlanta are doing is unbelievable. 

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Finalists for “Name the Team” contest announced

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The Gwinnett Braves have reached the next step in finding a unique, hometown team name for the 2018 season and beyond, as the club announced Thursday the six finalists for the “Name the Team” contest. 

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Nuggets announce signing of forward Paul Millsap

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More than a week and a half after the deal was first reported, the Hawks' leading scorer finally put pen to paper Thursday.

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Cobb County woman named Best Female Athlete in college sports

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A Marietta native and student athlete at the University of Florida has been named the 2017  Best Female College Athlete during the annual ESPN network ESPY awards Wednesday night.

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Attorney responds to Atlanta mayor following Hawks discrimination lawsuit

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The attorney for a fired security manager at Phillips Arena has responded to Atlanta mayor Kasim Reed after a spokesperson for the mayor said that claims related to Reed in a discrimination lawsuit against the Atlanta Hawks were false.

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Sykes hits 4 3s, scores 18 as Dream beats Wings 98-78

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Brittney Sykes scored 12 points of her 18 points in the decisive third quarter and the Atlanta Dream beat the Dallas Wings 98-78 on Sunday. 

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Anthony Rendon, bullpen lead Nationals over Braves 10-5

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Rendon scored twice and drove in a pair as the Nationals salvaged a split of the four-game series with the Braves to enter the All-Star break with a 9 ½-game lead over Atlanta in the National League East. 

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Son of former Braves player returns home after being hit in face with baseball

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The son of former Atlanta Braves player Keith Lockhart has returned home after being hit in the face with a baseball.

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Teheran leads Braves in 13-0 win over Nationals

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Julio Teheran collected two hits and three RBI at the plate to add to his strong performance on the mound. 

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Knicks sign free-agent guard Tim Hardaway Jr.

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The Hawks declined to match the Knicks offer sheet on their restricted free agent.

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Murphy's RBI single lifts Nats past Braves in 10 innings

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Daniel Murphy's one-out RBI single in the 10th inning capped the Washington Nationals' 5-4 comeback victory over the Atlanta Braves on Friday night. 

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Spokesperson says claims about Atlanta mayor in Hawks lawsuit are false

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Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed said through a spokeswoman that claims about him in a discrimination lawsuit against the Atlanta Hawks are false.

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Atlanta Hawks hire Chris Jent as assistant coach

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Jent spent last season as an assistant at alma mater Ohio State, but has spent most of his coaching career in the NBA. The Hawks announced his hiring on Friday.

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Fired security manager says Philips Arena discriminated against black entertainers

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A now fired security manager for Philips Arena has filed a lawsuit against the Atlanta Hawks, LLC and its vice president of customer service and operations, Jason Parker, for racial discrimination and retaliation.

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Hardaway signs offer sheet to return to Knicks

Atlanta Hawks guard Tim Hardaway Jr. (10) reacts during the first half in Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Washington Wizards, Wednesday, April 26, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass) Atlanta Hawks guard Tim Hardaway Jr. (10) reacts during the first half in Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Washington Wizards, Wednesday, April 26, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
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Since Hardaway Jr. is a restricted free agent, the Hawks have the option to match New York's offer.

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Freeman, Braves douse Nationals 5-2 following 3-hour delay

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Freddie Freeman's 2 RBI helped pace the Braves to a win following one of the more unusual "rain" delays in recent memory.

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Dry wait: Braves-Nats delayed 3 hours despite minimal rain

The tarp lies on the field during a delay before a baseball game between the Washington Nationals and the Atlanta Braves, Thursday, July 6, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass) The tarp lies on the field during a delay before a baseball game between the Washington Nationals and the Atlanta Braves, Thursday, July 6, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
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The first drop of rain didn't fall until an hour into the delay, leading to some restlessness from the Braves players.

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