Stories by Paul Newberry

Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015

Sprint Cup drivers enjoy first taste of new rules

HAMPTON, Ga. - After the glitz of Daytona, now it's time for the NASCAR grind.
By Paul Newberry

Monday, Feb. 23, 2015

Cardinals survive Yellow Jackets' upset bid

ATLANTA —  Terry Rozier scored 22 points and darted into the lane to hit the go-ahead basket with 20 seconds remaining, helping No. 17 Louisville rally.
By Paul Newberry

Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015

New-look Atlanta Braves open camp today

ATLANTA - Look for plenty of introductions when the Atlanta Braves report for spring training today.
By Paul Newberry

Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015

Surprising versatility helps Millsap reach new heights

A two-time All-Star since signing with the Atlanta Hawks, Paul Millsap might be the most versatile player in the NBA.
By Paul Newberry

Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015

New coordinator eager to get started with Falcons

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- The Falcons' new offensive coordinator can't wait to get started with Matt Ryan.
By Paul Newberry

Hawks coach still just a face in the crowd

ATLANTA - Mike Budenholzer might coach one of the best teams in the NBA. He can still get around Atlanta without being recognized.
By Paul Newberry

Friday, Feb. 6, 2015

It'a all about the team for Hawks, Warriors

ATLANTA- The San Antonio Spurs showed the way for the Atlanta Hawks and Golden State Warriors with team ball.
By Paul Newberry

Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015

Win mark ends; Hawks move on

ATLANTA - The streak is over. The way opposing teams approach the Atlanta Hawks isn't likely to change anytime soon.
By Paul Newberry

Monday, Feb. 2, 2015

New-look Braves plan to fully embrace the role of underdog

ATLANTA - The Braves are trying to be optimistic after a flurry of off-season moves signaled the franchise going into rebuilding mode.
By Paul Newberry

Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015

Hawks savoring perfect run through January

ATLANTA - After a far-from-perfect performance, the Atlanta Hawks head into February with the NBA's best record and savoring a bit of NBA history as the first team to go 17-0 within a calendar month.
By Paul Newberry

Friday, Jan. 30, 2015

Newberry: Ferry doesn't get to enjoy Hawks success

Danny Ferry can only watch from afar, surely with plenty of satisfaction at the juggernaut he created with the Atlanta Hawks, undoubtedly offset by a sense of melancholy that he's not along for ...
By Paul Newberry

Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015

Hawks extend winning streak to 17

ATLANTA - Paul Millsap had 28 points and 15 rebounds and the Hawks stretched their franchise-record winning streak to 17 games in a row with a 113-102 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday ...
By Paul Newberry

Bulldogs starting to turn heads

ATHENS, Ga. - Basketball is usually an afterthought at Georgia, something to pass the time between football season and spring practice. That might be changing.
By Paul Newberry

Friday, Jan. 23, 2015

Hawks extend streak to franchise-best 15

ATLANTA - Paul Millsap scored 22 points, Jeff Teague added 17 and the Atlanta Hawks eclipsed the franchise record with their 15th straight victory, beating the Oklahoma City Thunder 103-93 on ...
By Paul Newberry

Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015

Hawks' Korver proves he's more than a shooter

ATLANTA - Kyle Korver spent most of his career running around behind the 3-point stripe, a guy whose singular quest was to get open for a long-range shot at the basket. Turns out, he was so much more.
By Paul Newberry

Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015

Hawks tie franchise mark with 14th win in a row

ATLANTA- DeMarre Carroll and Jeff Teague each scored 17 points to lead a balanced offense, Kyle Korver dunked for the first time in more than two years, and the Atlanta Hawks tied a franchise ...
By Paul Newberry

Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015

Hart believes rebuilding Braves can still contend

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves are clearly rebuilding. The guy responsible for their overhaul insisted Thursday they can still be a contender.
By Paul Newberry

Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015

Atlanta getting help from everyone

The Hawks are the biggest surprise in the NBA, leading the Eastern Conference with a 26-8 record that is the best in franchise history through 34 games.
By Paul Newberry

Monday, Jan. 5, 2015

Smoltz thrived as starter and reliever

ATLANTA - John Smoltz's amazing versatility could send him to baseball's Hall of Fame on his first try when voting results are announced.
By Paul Newberry

Friday, Jan. 2, 2015

Buckeyes run right to title game

NEW ORLEANS — The Buckeyes (13-1) advanced to face Oregon in the Jan. 12 title game at Arlington, Texas. Without the new playoff, they never would’ve had a chance.  
By Paul Newberry
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