ATLANTA (AP) — The Georgia prosecutor investigating whether then-President Donald Trump and others illegally tried to interfere in the 2020 election filed paperwork Friday seeking to compel testimony from a new batch of Trump allies, including former U.S.
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Atlanta Falcons tight end Kyle Pitts will miss Sunday's game at Tampa Bay with a hamstring injury.
Pitts has 10 catches for 150 yards in Atlanta's first four games. He missed practice all week, including Friday.
ATLANTA (AP) — A judge on Friday denied bond for a well-connected Atlanta man who's awaiting a second trial in the killing of his wife after Georgia's highest court overturned his murder conviction earlier this year.
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons released starting defensive tackle Anthony Rush in a surprise move Thursday.
Rush had seven tackles while starting each of the first four games for Atlanta, which plays at Tampa Bay on Sunday.
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's governor is extending the suspension of the state's motor fuel tax through Nov. 11.
Gov. Brian Kemp on Monday signed an executive order extending the suspension for a fifth time, meaning the suspension will be in place through the Nov.
ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons are about to see how good their ground game is without Cordarrelle Patterson.
A day after outrushing Cleveland in a 23-20 home victory, the Falcons (2-2) placed Patterson, their leading rusher, on injured reserve following minor knee surgery.
ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia man found guilty of laundering millions of dollars accrued by online fraud, including scamming vulnerable people on dating websites, was sentenced Monday to 25 years in prison.
ATLANTA (AP) — The Georgia prosecutor investigating whether former President Donald Trump and his allies broke the law trying to overturn his 2020 election loss in the state is seeking search warrants in the case, a sign that the wide-ranging probe has entered a new phase.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Myles Garrett's car crash triggered another week of distractions for the Browns, leading to a familiar frustrating finish on Sunday.
They're their own worst enemy.
Cleveland's inability to score in the red zone and a costly defensive breakdown — a problem in the first two games — from a unit missing Garrett and two other starters, contributed to a 23-20 loss to the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday.
ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons must find a new starting running back after placing Cordarrelle Patterson on injured reserve on Monday with a knee injury.
Coach Arthur Smith said Patterson had a minor knee procedure.
ATLANTA (AP) — Matt Olson knew the Atlanta Braves were too talented to stay in a season-long slump.
That's why no one panicked when the New York Mets' division lead swelled to double digits in May.
ATLANTA (AP) — A three-point loss led many observers to second-guess Cleveland coach Kevin Stefanski's ill-fated decision not to kick a field goal on the Browns' opening drive against Atlanta.
It's possible the Browns' depleted defense played a role in Stefanski's call to go for it.
ATLANTA (AP) — Arthur Smith said his Atlanta Falcons won't always be able to run the ball as effectively as they did against the Cleveland Browns, who were missing three starters on their defensive line.
ATLANTA (AP) — Dansby Swanson isn't surprised the Atlanta Braves have fought back to climb atop the NL East.
He's just surprised it took this long to get there.
BRASELTON, Ga. (AP) — The IMSA championship was decided in the final 15 minutes of the Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta, where Wayne Taylor Racing lost the title in the season-ender for a third consecutive year.
ATLANTA (AP) — Jimmy Carter, already the longest-living U.S. president in history, turned 98 on Saturday, celebrating with family and friends in Plains, the tiny Georgia town where he and his wife, 95-year-old Rosalynn, were born in the years between World War I and the Great Depression.
CLEVELAND (2-1) at ATLANTA (1-2)
Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, CBS
OPENING LINE: Browns by 1½, according to FanDuel SportsBook.
ATLANTA (AP) — Falcons coach Arthur Smith knows what to expect from a Cleveland Browns offense that revolves around Nick Chubb's powerful runs.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Myles Garrett will not play in Sunday's game against Atlanta, giving the Browns star defensive end more time to recover from multiple injuries suffered when he crashed his Porsche earlier in the week.
ATLANTA (AP) — Cal Raleigh homered with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning and the Seattle Mariners ended the longest playoff drought in baseball with a 2-1 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Friday night.
ATLANTA (AP) — Austin Riley doesn't want to put too much emphasis on winning the first game of a crucial three-game series with the New York Mets.
That being said, he sure is glad the Atlanta Braves took the opener.
ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves have reached a deal with starting pitcher Charlie Morton on a $20 million, one-year contract for 2023 with a $20 million club option for 2024 that does not include a buyout.
BRASELTON, Ga. (AP) — Michael Shank paced nervously at the pit stand as Tom Blomqvist turned qualifying laps at Road Atlanta. The team owner admitted he was more nervous than he was watching Helio Castroneves win him the Indianapolis 500.
ATLANTA (AP) — Francisco Álvarez was riding with his parents and another friend from Syracuse to Miami on Thursday when Major League Baseball’s top prospect got the news that he had been called up to the big leagues.
ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia judge rejected an agreement that would have provided a huge property tax break to Rivian Automotive, clouding the upstart electric truck maker's plans to build a plant east of Atlanta.
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Power Co. will pay at least $76 million to settle a lawsuit with a co-owner over who will pay for overruns at the Vogtle nuclear power plant.
ATLANTA (AP) — Two months into the season, it looked like the New York Mets were headed for an NL East runaway.
Not so fast, said the reigning World Series champions.
ATLANTA (AP) — Democrat Stacey Abrams was on stage for an hour with radio and television host Charlamagne tha God and rapper 21 Savage when she faced a question from a skeptical audience member.
ATLANTA (AP) — The Georgia State Election Board held a meeting Wednesday meant to reassure board members and the general public that the state's elections remain secure following the revelation of a breach of voting equipment in one county.
ATLANTA (AP) — A foundation that promotes science and math research is giving Atlanta's Spelman College $5.7 million.
The New York-based Simons Foundation announced the gift Wednesday to the historically Black private women's college.
ATLANTA (AP) — State regulators began hearings Tuesday on Georgia Power Co.'s request to raise rates by 12% over the next three years, setting up clashes over how much profit the utility should earn, how much solar panel owners should be paid and how rates should be structured.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden said Monday the Atlanta Braves will be “forever known as the upset kings of October” for their improbable 2021 World Series win, as he welcomed the team to the White House for a victory celebration.
ATLANTA (AP) — It's time to put away any thoughts that Cordarrelle Patterson's move from wide receiver to running back was destined to be a short-lived experiment.
The 31-year-old Patterson again showed he is more than a novelty item on the Atlanta Falcons' depth chart.
ATLANTA (AP) — Geoff Collins is out as Georgia Tech’s football coach, fired Monday in the midst of his fourth season after failing to make headway with a brash plan to turn the Yellow Jackets into a national powerhouse through branding and promoting Atlanta’s big-city culture.
ATLANTA (AP) — Outraged by false allegations of fraud against a Georgia elections employee in 2020, Amanda Rouser made a vow as she listened to the woman testify before Congress in June about the racist threats and harassment she faced.
ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia district attorney said he may revisit a decades-old case in which the state Supreme Court overturned three murder convictions of a Black sharecropper in the killing of a white man to determine whether the sharecropper deserves to be formally exonerated posthumously.
ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks are heading into training camp looking for a bit of a reboot.
First up: improving the communication between coach Nate McMillan and star guard Trae Young.
ATLANTA (AP) — The tale of breached voting equipment in one of the country's most important political battleground states involves a bail bondsman, a prominent attorney tied to former President Donald Trump’s attempts to overturn the 2020 presidential election and a cast of characters from a rural county that rarely draws notice from outsiders.
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's secretary of state on Friday announced plans to replace election equipment in one county following “unauthorized access” to the equipment that happened two months after the 2020 election.
ATLANTA (AP) — Brian Snitker wants the Atlanta Braves to pay closer attention when they're running the bases.
A fifth straight postseason awaits the defending World Series champions, and the Atlanta manager knows the team can't afford to make mistakes on the basepaths.
ATLANTA (AP) — A bill to name Atlanta's main post office after the late civil rights leader and congressman John Lewis is close to becoming law after passing the U.S. Senate on Wednesday.
The bill passed the Senate by unanimous consent, going to President Joe Biden's desk for his signature.
ATLANTA (AP) — Braves manager Brian Snitker wasn't overly excited about his team clinching a playoff berth.
He would've preferred that the Milwaukee Brewers had beaten the New York Mets so Atlanta would be in a first-place tie in the NL East.
ATLANTA (AP) — Braves rookie Spencer Strider has a sore left oblique and will not make his next start Saturday in Philadelphia.
Strider, the fastest pitcher to record 200 strikeouts in a single season, told the team he didn’t feel right after making his last start, a 5-2 victory Sunday over the Phillies.
ATLANTA (AP) — A Republican Party official in Georgia told a computer forensics team to copy components of the voting system at a rural elections office two months after the 2020 election and spent nearly all day there, contradicting her sworn deposition testimony about her role in the alleged breach of the equipment, a new court filing says.
ATLANTA (AP) — Kyle Wright didn't exactly feel sluggish, just not quite on top of his game.
Even so, his performance, which Wright said was just “OK," was good enough to move him closer to 20 wins.
ATLANTA (AP) — Marcus Mariota and the Atlanta Falcons have not found a way to win in two games filled with near-equal portions of encouragement and frustration.
The Falcons showed resiliency in trying to rally from a 28-3 deficit on Sunday against the defending Super Bowl champion Los Angeles Rams.
ATLANTA (AP) — Spencer Strider's rookie season is going just as he planned.
Strider is mowing down hitters, and the Atlanta Braves are locked in a tight pennant race.
“To get here in my first season, I’m lucky to be in this position and I’m very grateful that they had so much faith in me and moved me up here as fast as they did to give me this opportunity," Strider said after Sunday's 5-2 win over the Philadelphia Phillies finished a three-game sweep.