Stories by Paul Newberry

Friday, Oct. 14, 2016

Hawks' Schroder eager to make most of opportunity

While the signing of Dwight Howard generated much of the off-season buzz in Atlanta, the decision to go with Dennis Schroder could turn out to be more significant for the Hawks.
By Paul Newberry

Running backs carrying load in Georgia's offense

ATHENS, Ga. - Georgia is doing nothing to diminish its reputation as Tailback U.
By Paul Newberry

Friday, Oct. 7, 2016

Newberry: Cubs don't have monopoly on baseball misery

Sorry, Chicago Cubs, you're not the only team in this year's baseball playoffs that gets to play the misery card.
By Paul Newberry

Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016

Falcons are lighting it up on offense

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - The Atlanta Falcons are flying high, leading the NFL in a bunch of offensive categories. Now comes the real test.
By Paul Newberry

Monday, Oct. 3, 2016

Pastner facing massive rebuilding job at Georgia Tech

ATLANTA - Josh Pastner has never been part of a losing season. Not as a player. Not as an assistant coach. Not as a head coach. The new leader of Georgia Tech basketball knows, in all likelihood, ...
By Paul Newberry

Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016

Braves fans bid farewell to Turner Field

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves played their final game at Turner Field on Sunday, ending a run that lasted a mere 20 seasons. They'll be moving to a new stadium in the suburbs next season.
By Paul Newberry

Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016

Turner Field will see its last baseball game on Sunday

At 20 years old, Turner Field not exactly a baseball relic. But its time in the big leagues is over.
By Paul Newberry

Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016

Freeman extends streak to 30 as Braves roll

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves are giving themselves plenty of reasons to be hopeful about 2017, from a surging offense to improved young pitching. All of it was on display Wednesday night in a 12-2 ...
By Paul Newberry

Monday, Sept. 26, 2016

Honeymoon is over for Georgia coach

ATHENS, Ga. - The honeymoon is over for Kirby Smart.
By Paul Newberry

Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016

No. 5 Tigers march past Jackets

ATLANTA - Deshaun Watson and No. 5 Clemson finally turned in the performance everyone was expecting, totally dominating Georgia Tech in the first half on the way to a 26-7 victory Thursday night.
By Paul Newberry

Georgia Tech hires new athletic director

ATLANTA - Georgia Tech moved quickly to land a new athletic director, appointing former Yellow Jackets football player Todd Stansbury on Thursday to take over a program that has struggled to make ...
By Paul Newberry

Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016

Tigers look to step up game against Jackets

ATLANTA - With an Atlantic Coast Conference showdown looming, Clemson is still lacking the sort of performance that would show it's capable of making another run at the national championship.
By Paul Newberry

Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016

Jackets will find out where they stand vs. Tigers

ATLANTA - For Georgia Tech, it's a chance to put to rest all reminders of that dismal 2015 season. Clemson is coming to town.
By Paul Newberry

Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016

Falcons still find sacks hard to come by

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - New players. New coaches. New schemes. Same ol' results when it comes to sacks.
By Paul Newberry

Monday, Sept. 12, 2016

Georgia's quarterback mystery still unsolved

ATHENS, Ga. - Get ready for another week of quarterback musical chairs at Georgia.
By Paul Newberry

Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016

Bucs QB shines against Falcons

Jameis Winston threw four touchdown passes as Tampa Bay claimed a winning record for the first time since 2012 by opening the season with a 31-24 victory over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday.
By Paul Newberry

Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016

Jackets pull away from Bears

ATLANTA - Punter Chase Alford rumbled 21 yards after taking a direct snap, leading to a touchdown that clinched the Yellow Jackets' 35-10 victory over Mercer on Saturday.
By Paul Newberry

Friday, Sept. 9, 2016

Mercer to take first big step up against Georgia Tech

Mercer takes on Georgia Tech in its first game against a top-level school since bringing back the private university's long-dormant football program three years ago as part of the Football ...
By Paul Newberry

Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016

Falcons' Ryan driven to return to his old form

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Matt Ryan made it all look easy at the beginning of his NFL career.
By Paul Newberry

Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016

Georgia Tech coach calls team 'dead average' after first game

ATLANTA - Even after beginning the season with a last-minute victory in Ireland, Georgia Tech coach Paul Johnson is not happy with his team.
By Paul Newberry
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