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Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014

Georgia Tech romps over Virginia

Synjyn Days ran for a career-high 147 yards, Justin Thomas threw three touchdown passes and Georgia Tech beat Virginia 35-10 on Saturday in an Atlantic Coast Conference game.
By Charles Odum

Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

Hawks hoping changes help energize fans

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks hope a sellout in tonight's home opener against Indiana will show the team is moving past off-season controversies in ownership and management.
By Charles Odum

Yellow Jackets need win to keep hopes alive in ACC Coastal race

Georgia Tech's Paul Johnson expects the next two weekends to provide clarity in the muddled ACC Coastal Division race.
By Charles Odum

Monday, Oct. 27, 2014

Braves hire Kevin Seitzer as new hitting coach

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves have hired Kevin Seitzer from the Toronto Blue Jays to replace Greg Walker as hitting coach.
By Charles Odum

Georgia still waiting for ruling on Gurley

ATHENS, Ga. - Georgia is still waiting for a ruling from the NCAA on Todd Gurley's status.
By Charles Odum

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

Braves make Hart president of baseball operations

ATLANTA - John Schuerholz completed what he called "the best negotiation of my entire career" by convincing his longtime friend John Hart to accept the role of president of baseball operations for ...
By Charles Odum

Braves name Hart baseball president

ATLANTA — The Atlanta Braves have named John Hart as president of baseball operations.
By Charles Odum

Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014

Georgia Tech still feeling effects of first loss

ATLANTA - Georgia Tech's first loss of the season still stings.
By Charles Odum

Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014

Falcons looking to get ball in hands of 'explosive' back

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Only two NFL running backs have more touchdowns than Atlanta's Antone Smith. The mystery is why Smith hasn't had more chances to add to his total.
By Charles Odum

Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014

Another loaded SEC West slate overshadows East showdown

ATHENS, Ga. - An important Southeastern Conference Eastern Division showdown is being overshadowed this week by another deluge of compelling SEC West games.
By Charles Odum

Hawks' improved depth helps inspire optimism

ATLANTA - Atlanta Hawks management had to spend too much of the off-season saying "We're sorry." Hawks players have a different message in training camp: "We're better."
By Charles Odum

Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014

Gurley does it all in Dogs' win

ATHENS, Ga. - Todd Gurley ran for 163 yards and two touchdowns and his 50-yard pass was the biggest surprise in No. 13 Georgia's 44-17 win over Vanderbilt on Saturday.
By Charles Odum

Friday, Oct. 3, 2014

QB questions different for Georgia, Vanderbilt

ATHENS, Ga. - Vanderbilt and No. 13 Georgia bring different quarterback questions into Saturday's game.
By Charles Odum

Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014

Tech QB among new ACC stars

ATLANTA — Justin Thomas’ will to win has helped Georgia Tech get off to an impressive start in what has been a memorable first month as the Yellow Jackets’ starting quarterback.
By Charles Odum

Monday, Sept. 29, 2014

Falcons still struggling to win on road

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - The Atlanta Falcons' current stretch of road games would be a challenge even under ideal circumstances. Given Atlanta's recent lack of success.
By Charles Odum

Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014

Pirates top Braves, clinch playoff spot

ATLANTA - Gerrit Cole retired the final 17 hitters he faced, and the surging Pittsburgh Pirates clinched a spot in the playoffs with a 3-2 win over the Braves.
By Charles Odum

Monday, Sept. 22, 2014

Falcons' defense prepares for Vikings rookie quarterback

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - The Falcons' defense was handed a new challenge Monday as players returned from their long weekend: How to contain Teddy Bridgewater.
By Charles Odum

Friday, Sept. 19, 2014

Georgia desperate' for victory

ATHENS, Ga. - The last year Troy lost its first three games, Herschel Walker was running toward the Heisman Trophy at Georgia ub 1982.
By Charles Odum

Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014

Rookie helps Braves snap five-game skid

ATLANTA - Christian Bethancourt had a three-run single to help the Atlanta Braves beat the Washington Nationals 3-1 on Wednesday night and preserve their fading playoff hopes.
By Charles Odum

Monday, Sept. 15, 2014

Nationals top Braves, close in on NL East crown

ATLANTA - Stephen Strasburg threw seven scoreless innings to end a long run of frustration against Atlanta, and the Nationals beat the Braves 4-2.
By Charles Odum
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City Ink: New board means more work for me

First Mayor-elect Hardie Davis will be sworn in, and the very next day the work will begin. Commissioners will meet and the gavel will fall. It will be a brand new day at City Hall.
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