Yunel Escobar had three hits, including a two-run single that gave Atlanta the lead, Omar Infante added a two-run triple in the eighth and the Braves beat the Oakland Athletics 5-2 today.
Atlanta's Al Horford and Rookie of the Year Kevin Durant headline the NBA All-Rookie team announced today.
Hall of Fame slugger Hank Aaron will receive an honorary law degree from Concordia University in Wisconsin.
Tim Hudson pitched seven innings of two hit ball as the Braves split a pair of games with Pittsbugh Monday afternoon in the Steel City.
George Bennett, a former head of Clemson's athletic booster group, will be honored by the South Carolina Athletic Hall of Fame.
Dallas Keuchel had a career-high 10 strikeouts to lead Arkansas to a 4-2 win over South Carolina on Sunday.
Matt Olson and Matt Cerione knocked in three runs each and Georgia held off a late rally to beat Vanderbilt 12-10 on Sunday in Nashville.
Jeff Schaus had five hits with four RBI and two uns to lead Clemson to a 16-6 victory over Georgia Tech Sunday as the Tigers salvaged the finale of the three-game series.
Greg Biffle Blasted his way to the pole for Saturday night's Sprint Cup race in Darlington. Dale Earnhardt Jr qualified second.
Georgia Southern lost scholarships in football and men's golf today and Georgia State's men's basketball team was warned that it could face sanctions next year.
Former Georgia Tech quarterback Joe Hamilton was charged with marijuana possession, driving under the influence of alcohol and hit-and-run early today. The charges come less than a week after he was hired as the school's assistant director of player personnel.
Atlanta Falcons linebacker Michael Boley is free on bail. The 25-year-old football player was arrested Saturday at his home and charged with battery after his wife accused him of becoming "physical" during an argument.
Mike Hampton's long procession of comeback attempts is taking an emotional toll that forced him to at least briefly consider retirement.
Jake Delhomme threw passes Friday as the Carolina Panthers opened minicamp, but the team's two first-round draft picks and last season's leading tackler sat out with injuries.
Denny Hamlin earned the pole for Saturday night's NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Richmond International Raceway. Hamlin is from Chesterfield, Virginia, about a 15-minute drive from the Richmond oval.