Stories 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

Ohio State takes down No. 1 Alabama

NEW ORLEANS — Cardale Jones turned in another savvy performance and Ezekiel Elliott ran for 230 yards, leading the Buckeyes to a 42-35 upset of top-ranked Alabama.
By Paul Newberry

Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015

Alabama has set the recent standard in college football

Top-ranked Alabama (12-1) will meet No. 5 Ohio State (12-1) in the Sugar Bowl, a semifinal game in college football's new playoff system.
By Paul Newberry

Friday, Dec. 19, 2014

Braves deal Justin Upton to Padres

A person with knowledge of the deal says the San Diego Padres have agreed to acquire slugger Justin Upton from the Atlanta Braves.
By Paul Newberry

Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014

Hawks looking to show strong start is no fluke

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks know it's going to take more than a couple of strong months to prove this franchise has really turned things around.
By Paul Newberry

Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014

Falcons lose game, not playoff hopes

ATLANTA - Even with a 27-20 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday, the Atlanta Falcons can still make the playoffs by winning their final two games against division rivals New Orleans and ...
By Paul Newberry

Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014

Falcons have shown 'no give up' in games lately

ATLANTA — The Atlanta Falcons, who showed plenty of fight at Lambeau Field before their second-half comeback came up just short on Monday, carry some momentum into Sunday's game with Pittsburgh.
By Paul Newberry

Monday, Dec. 8, 2014

Tide's Cooper named SEC's offensive player of the year

ATLANTA - Alabama's Amari Cooper, the nation's leading receiver, was named the Southeastern Conference offensive player of the year by The Associated Press. 
By Paul Newberry

Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014

Top-ranked Tide roll in SEC title game

ATLANTA - Top-ranked Alabama pulled away in the fourth quarter to win its 24th Southeastern Conference championship with a 42-13 victory over No. 14 Missouri on Saturday.
By Paul Newberry

Friday, Dec. 5, 2014

Tide, Tigers back in familiar territory

ATLANTA - Alabama is right where it always seems to be - playing for a title. For Missouri, this is also becoming the norm.
By Paul Newberry

Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014

Georgia Tech coach does it his own way

Georgia Tech coach Paul Johnson relishes the role of underdog, the little guy defying the odds.
By Paul Newberry

Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014

Bruising B-backs are a force for Georgia Tech

ATLANTA - Zach Laskey and Synjyn Days endure quite a pounding for Georgia Tech, whether they have the ball or not. Such is the life of a B-back for the Yellow Jackets.
By Paul Newberry
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