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Atlanta Hawks confident for game one against Indiana Pacers

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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.
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Georgia Tech to kick-off spring game despite bad weather

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The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets will play their annual spring scrimmage game Friday night.
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Braves fall to Phillies 1-0 after gem by Alex Wood

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The Philadelphia Phillies defeated the Atlanta Braves 1-0 and avoided a series sweep by the Braves.  
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Major League Soccer comes to Atlanta Video included

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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 More>>

Atlanta soccer announcement planned Wednesday

Major League Soccer and Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank and Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed plan a "major announcement" Wednesday on a proposed expansion team to play in Atlanta's new downtown stadium. More>>

Steve Koonin named Atlanta Hawks CEO

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Former Turner Entertainment chief, Steve Koonin has been named CEO and part-owner of the Atlanta Hawks organization. More>>

Bubba Watson wins another green jacket at Augusta

Bubba Watson has won the Masters for the second time in three years. More>>

Bubba Watson leading Masters

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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 More>>

Bill Haas leads Masters after day one

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The first day of the Masters is in the books and the beautiful weather provided some exciting play at Augusta National on Thursday afternoon. More>>

Haas leads, with a pair of Masters champs 1 back

No nerves. No worries. Adam Scott never knew the opening round at Augusta National could be so enjoyable. More>>

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. More>>

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. More>>

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. More>>

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. More>>

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. More>>

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. More>>

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. More>>

Braves reliever Gearrin to have Tommy John surgery

Right-hander Cory Gearrin is joining the list of Braves pitchers having Tommy John surgery. More>>

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. More>>

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. More>>

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. More>>

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. More>>

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. More>>

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. More>>

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. More>>

PHOTOS: Braves home opening day Video included

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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. More>>

UGA student tapped to help recruit new players Video included

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When it comes to college recruiting these days, programs everywhere have to get creative. More>>

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. More>>

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. More>>

Johnson homer lifts Braves over Brewers 1-0

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Aaron Harang matched Matt Garza's no-hit bid into the seventh inning Wednesday, when Chris Johnson homered with two outs and sent the Braves to a 1-0 victory over Milwaukee. More>>

EXCLUSIVE: Glavine in Cooperstown - PHOTOS Video included

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Baseball is in the air, so what better time to join former Braves pitcher Tom Glavine as he takes a personal tour of his future home- The Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY?
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  • Are Atlanta sports teams cursed?

    Are Atlanta sports teams cursed?

    Monday, October 14 2013 4:22 PM EDT2013-10-14 20:22:03 GMT
    Atlanta sports teams: Are they cursed? Or was it just a stroke of bad luck?
    Atlanta sports teams: Are they cursed? Or was it just a stroke of bad luck?
  • 10 things you wouldn't know if it weren't for SEC Media Days

    10 things you wouldn't know if it weren't for SEC Media Days

    Sunday, July 21 2013 3:16 PM EDT2013-07-21 19:16:26 GMT
    Last week, I had the opportunity to finally cover THE circus. Yes, THE SEC Media Days. College football really gets my juices flowing, and I couldn't wait to get to Hoover, Alabama.
    Last week, I had the opportunity to finally cover THE circus. Yes, THE SEC Media Days. College football really gets my juices flowing, and I couldn't wait to get to Hoover, Alabama.
  • Midseason injuries plague Braves heading into ASG

    Midseason injuries plague Braves heading into ASG

    Sunday, July 14 2013 8:20 PM EDT2013-07-15 00:20:30 GMT
    The All-Star Break is here, and it couldn't have come at a better time for the Braves.  They're hurting-- literally.  But can the team stay healthy enough to make a playoff run?
    The All-Star Break is here, and it couldn't have come at a better time for the Braves.  They're hurting-- literally.  But can the team stay healthy enough to make a playoff run?
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  • #ThrowbackThursday: Tim McCarver vs. Deion Sanders

    #ThrowbackThursday: Tim McCarver vs. Deion Sanders

    Thursday, October 31 2013 2:43 PM EDT2013-10-31 18:43:32 GMT
    On Wednesday night, FOX Sports broadcaster Tim McCarver wrapped up his announcing career by calling the Red Sox game six win and World Series championship. 
    On Wednesday night, FOX Sports broadcaster Tim McCarver wrapped up his announcing career by calling the Red Sox game six win and World Series championship.  While McCarver has been a huge part of the biggest moments in postseason baseball over the past two decades, Atlantans will remember him for one incident.
  • #ThrowbackThursday: 1982 Peachtree HS pep rally

    #ThrowbackThursday: 1982 Peachtree HS pep rally

    Thursday, October 24 2013 7:59 PM EDT2013-10-24 23:59:04 GMT
    Our weekly Team of the Week pep rallies are now a staple of High 5 Sports, but they certainly are nothing new to WAGA.  This week's video is a Channel 5 pep rally from December 1982.
    Our weekly Team of the Week pep rallies are now a staple of High 5 Sports, but they certainly are nothing new to WAGA.  This week's video is a Channel 5 pep rally from December 1982.
  • #ThrowbackThursday: Braves answer tough questions

    #ThrowbackThursday: Braves answer tough questions

    Thursday, October 10 2013 5:06 PM EDT2013-10-10 21:06:13 GMT
    Talk radio has blown up this week with criticism of Fredi Gonzalez for not bringing in Craig Kimbrel at the beginning of the 8th inning in game four against the Dodgers. 
    Talk radio has blown up this week with criticism of Fredi Gonzalez for not bringing in Craig Kimbrel at the beginning of the 8th inning in game four against the Dodgers.  It isn't the first time a Braves manager has been raked over the coals following a relief pitcher call that resulted in a go-ahead homer and a playoff loss.
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  • 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.
  • 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.
    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.
  • Miller Grove Wolverines win it all for Terrell

    Miller Grove Wolverines win it all for Terrell

    Saturday, March 8 2014 8:53 PM EST2014-03-09 01:53:00 GMT
    Unfortunately, this has happened to a few metro Atlanta teams this year, a high school team losing a teammate then going on to win a state title in that teammate's honor.
    Unfortunately, this has happened to a few metro Atlanta teams this year, a high school team losing a teammate then going on to win a state title in that teammate's honor.
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    Ken Rodriguez anchors sports weeknights on FOX 5 News at 6 and 10 p.m. The Emmy award-winning sportscaster returned to FOX 5 after a two-year stint with FOX Sports Net Regional News in Los Angeles and Atlanta.
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    Merissa Lynn anchors FOX 5 Sports on the weekends, and brings you sports news from around metro Atlanta during the week!  She joined the FOX 5 Sports team in March 2013.
    Merissa Lynn anchors FOX 5 Sports on the weekends, and brings you sports news from around metro Atlanta during the week!  She joined the FOX 5 Sports team in March 2013.
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