Stories by Paul Newberry

Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015

Jackets' Thomas confident he can lead inexperienced group

ATLANTA- Justin Thomas has a bunch of new guys around him heading into tonight's opener. Georgia Tech doesn't seem the least bit worried.
By Paul Newberry

Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015

Olivera hitless in Braves debut

ATLANTA - In what is shaping up as their worst season since 1990, the Atlanta Braves at least have a little something to be excited about in the final month of the season.
By Paul Newberry

Monday, Aug 31, 2015

Georgia Tech taking same approach despite high expectations

ATLANTA - So much for being the scrappy underdog with the throwback running game. At Georgia Tech, the expectations these days are much higher.
By Paul Newberry

Sunday, Aug 30, 2015

Carter's decision to boycott Olympics remains controversial

ATLANTA — Thirty-five years after his hopes for a gold medal were dashed by Jimmy Carter’s boycott of the Moscow Olympics, Craig Beardsley is at peace.
By Paul Newberry

Thursday, Aug 27, 2015

Braves feeling the effects of looking to the future

ATLANTA - This was not unexpected. Not after the Atlanta Braves traded away just about anyone with a major league pulse.
By Paul Newberry

Monday, Aug 24, 2015

Falcons owner signs contract to name new facility Mercedes-Benz Stadium

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Falcons will share a stadium name with their biggest rival.
By Paul Newberry

Saturday, Aug 22, 2015

Andrew family believes methods will lead to swimming success

SAN ANTONIO - They'll be the first to concede they are "kind of a weird family." They don't mind the label at all. For Michael Andrew & Co., conformity just isn't their style.
By Paul Newberry

Monday, Aug 17, 2015

Falcons want Ryan to be more mobile

The Atlanta Falcons want to get their star quarterback Matt Ryan moving around a bit more in the team's new offense.
By Paul Newberry

Tuesday, Aug 11, 2015

Quinn won't try to compare Falcons' 'D' to Seahawks unit

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Dan Quinn isn't going to make comparisons to his old team. Good thing for the guys he's now coaching.
By Paul Newberry

Monday, Aug 10, 2015

Phelps turns his attention to next year's games

SAN ANTONIO - Michael Phelps already has far more medals than any Olympic athlete. There is no longer any reason to doubt he'll have another massive haul in Rio.
By Paul Newberry

Saturday, Aug 8, 2015

Phelps-Le Clos rivalry picking up steam

SAN ANTONIO - Get ready for the Thrilla in Rio. A tantalizing rivalry at the pool is unfolding with the 2016 Summer Games just a year away as Michael Phelps and Chad Le Clos duel from afar.
By Paul Newberry

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Hawks coach enjoys break from busy summer

ATLANTA - After a hectic start to the summer, Mike Budenholzer is doing important work in Africa while relishing some quality time with his wife and kids. The Hawks coach will never say his work ...
By Paul Newberry

Thursday, July 23, 2015

US men reeling after their biggest upset loss

ATLANTA - Jurgen Klinsmann strolled into the room in the basement of the Georgia Dome, not looking overly concerned about the biggest upset loss in U.S. men's soccer history.
By Paul Newberry

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Jamaica stuns US in Gold Cup semifinals

ATLANTA - Jamaica stunned the United States with a pair of first-half goals, one off a blunder by goalkeeper Brad Guzan, and held on for a 2-1 victory in the Gold Cup semifinals Wednesday night.
By Paul Newberry

Friday, July 17, 2015

Watson bids farewell to British Open

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland - Tom Watson closed out his British Open career with his worst score ever at St. Andrews. Not that it mattered.
By Paul Newberry

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Fowler heads into British Open still seeking a truly signature win

After plenty of close calls, Rickie Fowler ready to break through with a truly signature win.
By Paul Newberry

Saturday, June 6, 2015

Georgia swim coach is back on the deck

Georgia's longtime swim coach Jack Bauerle is back at his favorite spot - on deck.
By Paul Newberry

Saturday, May 30, 2015

Coughlin, 32, makes run at her fourth Olympics

At 32, Natalie Coughlin knows she's in the twilight of a brilliant swimming career. But she's making a run at her fourth Olympics and the chance to become the most decorated female athlete in U.S. ...
By Paul Newberry

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Disappointed Hawks vow best is yet to come

ATLANTA — The season didn’t end like they wanted. Not even close. Despite the sting of a humiliating playoff defeat, the Atlanta Hawks seem closer than ever to winning a championship.
By Paul Newberry

Monday, May 25, 2015

Michael Phelps' coach is heading to Arizona State

Bob Bowman is heading back to the college ranks and a new job at Arizona State, a school that he believes has the potential to be one of the top swimming programs in the country.
By Paul Newberry
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Mayor's office helped arrange Kinder Morgan gift

When Augusta Commission members reported being blindsided and subsequently rejected a $25,000 donation from Kinder Morgan, the mayor's office and other city officials had been working to arrange ...
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