LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kobe Bryant, the 18-time NBA All-Star who won five championships and became one of the greatest basketball players of his generation during a 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers, died in a helicopter crash Sunday. He was 41.
FLOWERY BRANCH — Kaleb McGary is trying to jump back into the competition for a starting job on the Atlanta Falcons' offensive line after missing almost four weeks.
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. — With just a few days left in the preseason, the Atlanta Falcons have brought in former Pro Bowler Blair Walsh to compete for their kicking job.
Sonny Dykes has spent most of his career coaching and recruiting football players in his home state of Texas and around the South. When he became a head coach in the Pac-12, he found an unfamiliar environment at some high school games in California.
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. — Just when Kurt Benkert may have been on the verge of pushing to be Matt Ryan's top backup this season, Benkert's toe injury has forced the Atlanta Falcons to look elsewhere for preseason depth.
ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves recalled right-hander Mike Foltynewicz from Triple-A Gwinnett on Monday to take a spot in the starting rotation after Kevin Gausman was claimed off waivers by the Cincinnati Reds.
ATLANTA — In a dramatic twist on last season's national championship game, Jalen Hurts came off the bench to pass for one touchdown and run for another in the fourth quarter, rallying No. 1 Alabama to a 35-28 win over No. 4 Georgia for the Southeastern Conference title Saturday.
ATHENS, Ga. — As soon as Tua Tagovailoa let go of the pass, the one that ended the national championship game in the blink of an eye, Georgia has wanted another shot at Alabama.
NEW YORK — The Atlanta Braves added a pair of free agents following their first division title in five years, agreeing to one-year contracts with third baseman Josh Donaldson and catcher Brian McCann.
ATLANTA — After the final whistle blew, the Atlanta players lingered in the middle of the pitch, doling out hugs and soaking up the cheers of more than 70,000 fans.
ATLANTA (AP) — NFL owners have approved a new policy aimed at addressing the firestorm over national anthem protests, permitting players to stay in the locker room during the "The Star-Spangled Banner" but requiring them to stand if they come to the field.
NORMAN, Okla. – Joe Mixon, a polarizing figure in next week’s NFL draft, and the young woman he punched in a sandwich shop three years ago have reached a settlement in her civil lawsuit against him for infliction of emotional distress.
ATLANTA (AP) — While the raucous beats of "Welcome To Atlanta" blared through the Georgia Dome, the Falcons partied like it was 1999.
For one week, Kirby Smart could devote his full attention to his new job as Georgia's coach — complete with a hectic travel schedule for recruiting.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Jacksonville city leaders say the annual Florida-Georgia football game weekend brought in $35 million in spending to the area in 2015, an increase over the previous year.
Mississippi defensive lineman Robert Nkemdiche has been charged with possession of marijuana after being hospitalized following a fall at an Atlanta hotel.
ROSEMONT, Ill. — Elena Delle Donne scored 21 of her 27 points in the second half, Allie Quigley added a season-high 23 and the Chicago Sky beat the Atlanta Dream 97-92 Tuesday night in the teams' final game before the All-Star break.
ST. LOUIS — Federal law enforcement authorities are investigating whether the St. Louis Cardinals illegally hacked into a computer database of the Houston Astros to obtain information on players, a person familiar with the situation said Tuesday in an unusual case involving two former divisi…
CHICAGO — Corey Crawford threw his gloves off and ditched his helmet as the Chicago Blackhawks poured onto the ice and swarmed the goaltender at one end of the frenzied United Center.
CLEVELAND — Wearing a leather Cavaliers cap and a steely look, LeBron James used his postgame platform to proclaim that he's "the best player in the world."
MINNEAPOLIS — Rashad Vaughn has been crisscrossing the country over the last month, joining dozens of NBA draft prospects at workout after workout while hoping to solidify his status as a first-round selection.
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — In a place where images of horses appear on everything from T-shirts to public artwork, the prospect of the first Triple Crown winner in two generations racing at Saratoga Race Course this summer has the locals in an American Pharoah frame of mind.
MILAN — An Argentine businessman who was indicted by U.S. authorities in connection to the FIFA corruption case turned himself in to Italian police on Tuesday.
CLEVELAND — High above downtown, there's no visible evidence of a painful 51-year professional sports championship drought — the longest for any major U.S. city.
This Week's Circulars
- Newest ribbon cuttings are sweet
- ABAC to honor Cordell, Spinks
- Youngblood sets plans for auxiliary services
- Tifton woman charged with murder
- Tifton shooting probed as homicide
- National Weather Service tracking strong thunderstorm in Tifton
- Gaither celebrates 100th birthday
- Council delays annexation resolution
- ABAC faculty members receive promotions, tenure
- Tifton man charged with voluntary manslaughter
Keaton Loyd, 17, of Sumner passed away Monday. Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, at Ty Ty First Baptist Church The family will receive friends on Saturday from 6-8 p.m. in the Chapel of Bowen-Donaldson Home for Funerals.
Ira H. "Knocker" Gibbs, 71, of Tifton passed away Monday, July 19, 2021, at Regency Hospital in Macon. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Bowen-Donaldson Home for Funerals.