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NBA

Earl Lloyd, first black player in NBA, dies at 86

Earl Lloyd, first black player in NBA, dies at 86Earl Lloyd, the first black player in NBA history, died Thursday. He was 86.
  • NBA
  • 3 days, 14 hours ago
Sports

WATCH: Groom reads heartfelt vows to bride's daughter

WATCH: Groom reads heartfelt vows to bride's daughterHanky alert! Even if you're not typically the teary type, we recommend preparing yourself. The following video is sure to leave you with something in your eye.
  • Sports
  • 4 days, 11 hours ago
Falcons

Falcons release RB Steven Jackson

Falcons release RB Steven JacksonThe Atlanta Falcons announced late Thursday that the team was releasing running back Steven Jackson after two seasons.
  • Falcons
  • 4 days, 11 hours ago
Sports

Take a look at this giant catfish

Take a look at this giant catfishAn Italian fisherman reeled in a gigantic catfish.
  • Sports
  • 4 days, 13 hours ago
Sports

PHOTOS | Fisherman reels in giant catfish

PHOTOS | Fisherman reels in giant catfishDino Ferrari’s catch weighed a jaw-dropping 280 pounds and measured 8.7 feet in length, according to a post on the Sportex Italia Facebook page
  • Sports
  • 4 days, 14 hours ago
High School

Vote for the best girls basketball program

Vote for the best girls basketball programVote now for the best girls basketball program!
  • High School
  • 4 days, 15 hours ago
Sports

Watch: Sports anchor's amazing anti-racism speech goes viral

Watch: Sports anchor's amazing anti-racism speech goes viralSports anchor Dale Hansen of WFAA-TV in Dallas/Fort Worth gave an impassioned, deeply disappointed and very personal monologue this week when reporting an instance of racism at a high school basketball game in Flower Mound, Texas.
  • Sports
  • 4 days, 16 hours ago
Sports

Federal judge overturns arbitrator's ruling on Adrian Peterson

Federal judge overturns arbitrator's ruling on Adrian PetersonBanished Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson secured a win in his fight with the NFL on Thursday, when a federal judge vacated the arbitration award that upheld his suspension.
  • Sports
  • 4 days, 17 hours ago
Sports

McEachern High School receiver considering UGA

McEachern High School receiver considering UGAWide receiver Tyler Smith of Powder Springs had a monster sophomore for McEachern High School.
  • Sports
  • 4 days, 19 hours ago
Sports

Gaines, Thornton lead Georgia past Ole Miss, 76-72

Gaines, Thornton lead Georgia past Ole Miss, 76-72Kenny Gaines scored 22 points and Marcus Thornton added 18 points and 13 rebounds to lead Georgia to a 76-72 victory over Ole Miss on Wednesday night.
  • Sports
  • 5 days, 7 hours ago
Hawks

Hawks charge past short-handed Mavericks 104-87

Hawks charge past short-handed Mavericks 104-87Hawks charge past short-handed Mavericks 104-87
  • Hawks
  • 5 days, 8 hours ago
Hawks

Hawks providing refunds for fans who missed Dallas game

Hawks providing refunds for fans who missed Dallas gameHawks providing refunds for fans who missed Dallas game
  • Hawks
  • 5 days, 10 hours ago
NCAAF

UGA renews pursuit of Elijah Holyfield

UGA renews pursuit of Elijah HolyfieldThe running back son of boxer Evander Holyfield is once against being pursued by UGA.
  • NCAAF
  • 5 days, 19 hours ago
Nation Now

Olbermann suspended from ESPN over Penn State Twitter storm

Olbermann suspended from ESPN over Penn State Twitter stormKeith Olbermann was taken off his ESPN show for the rest of the week after making insulting comments about Penn State students on Twitter.
  • Nation Now
  • 6 days, 9 hours ago
Sports

Calling All Artists! Join the Peachtree T-Shirt Design Contest

Calling All Artists! Join the Peachtree T-Shirt Design ContestThere's still time to join AJC Peachtree Road Race t-shirt design contest
  • Sports
  • 1 week ago
Tech

Falcons stadium getting 'Smarter Stadium Network'

Falcons stadium getting 'Smarter Stadium Network'IBM Corp. and AMB Sports & Entertainment Group formed a strategic partnership to develop technologies that allow for an engaging fan experience at the new Atlanta stadium.
  • Tech
  • 1 week ago
NCAAF

Peach County's Tyrique McGhee commits to Georgia

Peach County's Tyrique McGhee commits to GeorgiaUGA Insider: Peach County's Tyrique McGhee commits to Georgia
  • NCAAF
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Sports

Forte's basket lifts Georgia over Alabama in overtime 66-65

Forte's basket lifts Georgia over Alabama in overtime 66-65Cameron Forte hit a jump shot from the baseline with 7 seconds left in overtime to lift Georgia to a 66-65 victory over Alabama on Saturday night.
  • Sports
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Sports

2015 AJC Peachtree Road Race Lottery Registration opens March 15

2015 AJC Peachtree Road Race Lottery Registration opens March 15Atlanta Track Club, organizer of the AJC Peachtree Road Race, announced Wednesday that registration for the 2015 event will open on Sunday, March 15
  • Sports
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Sports

Floyd Mayweather, Manny Pacquiao agree to May 2 fight

Floyd Mayweather, Manny Pacquiao agree to May 2 fightMartin Rogers and Bob Velin
  • Sports
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
High School

#Team11 Game of the Week: Marist vs. Griffin

#Team11 Game of the Week: Marist vs. GriffinThe Marist War Eagles beat Griffin 59-45 Friday to advance in the state tournament.
  • High School
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Hawks

Raptors dominate Hawks 105-80 in matchup of East's leaders

Raptors dominate Hawks 105-80 in matchup of East's leadersThe matchup of the Eastern Conference's top teams turned into rout as Toronto opened the second half of the season with a surprisingly lopsided 105-80 win over the Atlanta Hawks on Friday night.
  • Hawks
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
High School

PHOTOS | #Team11 Game of the Week: Marist vs. Griffin

PHOTOS | #Team11 Game of the Week: Marist vs. GriffinMarist School beat Griffin 59-45 to move on in the state tournament
  • High School
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Motorsports

NASCAR suspends Kurt Busch

NASCAR suspends Kurt BuschNASCAR has suspended 2004 Sprint Cup champion Kurt Busch in the wake of a Delaware court's ruling on a domestic violence incident with his ex-girlfriend.
  • Motorsports
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
NFL

Chargers, Raiders propose joint stadium in LA area

Chargers, Raiders propose joint stadium in LA areaThe San Diego Chargers and the Oakland Raiders are reportedly proposing to share a new NFL stadium in the Los Angeles suburb of Carson.
  • NFL
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Nation Now

Historic B.A.S.E. jump from Mount Kilimanjaro

Historic B.A.S.E. jump from Mount KilimanjaroValery Rozov perfoming at the first ever basejump of Mount Kilimanjaro 02.10.2015
  • Nation Now
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
High School

School basketball game comes to surprising end

School basketball game comes to surprising endWe've all seen those home movies and Hollywood blockbusters about sports competitions where someone, at the very last second, makes the equivalent of a Hail Mary pass and wins the game!
  • High School
  • 1 week, 4 days ago