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Steelers release ex-UGA star, WR vet Hines Ward

Former UGA great Hines Ward is officially released Wednesday by the Pittsburgh Steelers after an unproductive season.

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Hawks’ Korver has surgery; Mack separates shoulder

Atlanta Hawks guard/forward Kyle Korver underwent surgery on Wednesday night to repair the ligament damage in his right ankle suffered during the Western Conference finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Opinions vary on whether Uribe asked for trade

Juan Uribe says he didn’t demand the Los Angeles Dodgers trade him. All he wanted was for the club to define his role.

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Braves don’t want repeat of last year’s Western road trip

Braves, Dodgers talk Callaspo-Uribe swap

The Atlanta Braves hope they won’t be reliving a bad dream. Monday’s 6-3 loss at Dodger Stadium began a 10-game Western swing that will also take the Braves to San Francisco and Arizona. Last year, it was a similar three-city road trip starting in Los Angeles that scuttled their playoff hopes.

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No structural knee damage for Hawks’ Carroll

The Atlanta Hawks had cause to celebrate on Thursday when medical tests revealed that forward DeMarre Carroll had no structural or ligament damage after suffering a leg injury in Game One of the Eastern Conference finals.

Curry and James headline All-NBA selections

Most Valuable Player Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James headlined the list of players selected for the All-NBA team, the league said on Thursday.

Braves’ Johnson nearing return

Third baseman Chris Johnson was expected to be sidelined four to six weeks, but it looks like he will make it back to the Atlanta Braves lineup inside the short end of that estimate.

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Unheralded Hawks ready for Lebron-led Cavs

The Hawks announced their arrival with a 19-game winning streak, placed three on the All-Star team behind the NBA’s Coach of the Year and yet, Atlanta is the unknown entering the Eastern Conference Finals.

Braves’ Miller has look of young ace

In their best days, the Atlanta Braves were built on pitching — primarily Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and John Smoltz.

Braves’ minor league bus wrecks, driver charged

The driver of a bus carrying members of a minor league affiliate of the Atlanta Braves was charged with exceeding a safe speed after she lost control early Tuesday morning, flipping the bus on a North Carolina highway.

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Braves’ Miller making trade look good

Shelby Miller had allowed just one homer in his first 28 innings for the Atlanta Braves before giving up back-to-back shots by the unlikely duo of rookie catcher Tucker Barnhart and pitcher Mike Leake leading off the seventh inning Thursday against Cincinnati.

Falcons show need for speed - and character - with Beasley

It was no secret the Atlanta Falcons were looking for pass-rush help in the 2015 NFL Draft.

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Hawks take control with Game 5 win over Nets

The Atlanta Hawks took care of business on their home floor in Game 5, and the Nets will get a chance to hold serve in their own arena when the series shifts back to Brooklyn for Game 6 on Friday.

Falcons draft preview and offseason review

With the draft approaching, first-year head coach Dan Quinn has been pleased with the re-tooling of the Atlanta Falcons’ roster this offseason.

Hawks’ Korver wins NBA Sportsmanship Award

Atlanta Hawks guard Kyle Korver is the recipient of the Joe Dumars Trophy presented to the 2014-15 NBA Sportsmanship Award winner, the NBA announced Wednesday.

Falcons seeking speed infusion

With the draft approaching, first-year head coach Dan Quinn has been pleased with the re-tooling of the Atlanta Falcons’ roster this offseason.

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