Stories by Paul Newberry

Monday, March 23, 2015

Hawks in worst slump of season with playoffs approaching

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks spent some extra time in the film room Monday. They didn't necessarily like what they were seeing but couldn't argue with what it showed.
By Paul Newberry

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Ware returns to the NCAA Tournament

ATLANTA - Georgia State's Kevin Ware shows no queasiness toward that nasty scar running down the front of his right leg. He even rubs it from time to time - a good luck charm, one might say.
By Paul Newberry

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Hawks keep focus on 'bigger goals' during long road trip

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks headed west on their longest road trip of the season with really just one goal left to accomplish during the regular season: Be at their best when the playoffs begin.
By Paul Newberry

Hawks score season high rout of Kings

ATLANTA - Kyle Korver and DeMarre Carroll each scored 20 points as the Atlanta Hawks bounced back from a rare loss by becoming the first NBA team to 50 wins.
By Paul Newberry

Saturday, March 7, 2015

Hawks extend streak with win over Cavaliers

ATLANTA - Al Horford scored 19 points and Kyle Korver hit two big 3-pointers in the fourth quarter after struggling much of the night, leading the Atlanta Hawks to a 106-97 victory.
By Paul Newberry

Friday, March 6, 2015

Manuel siblings thriving on court, in pool

Ryan and Simone Manuel could have a lot to talk about in March.
By Paul Newberry

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Hawks-Cavaliers matchup might serve a playoff barometer

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks are blowing away everyone in the Eastern Conference. Yet, there's always a sense that LeBron James will be standing in the way when they get to the playoffs.
By Paul Newberry

Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015

Stolen Sprint Cup car found, returned to team

HAMPTON, Ga. - The No. 44 race car returned to its NASCAR shop in North Carolina on Saturday after it was recovered along a remote road in suburban Atlanta, apparently abandoned by the thieves who ...
By Paul Newberry

Friday, Feb. 27, 2015

Driver withdraws after car is stolen

HAMPTON, Ga. - Travis Kvapil's NASCAR Sprint Cup car was stolen early Friday from a hotel parking lot, forcing him to withdraw from a race this weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
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

Tuesday, Feb. 24, 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

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
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