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Theft from armless artist spurs hundreds of donations

Jan. 24, 2020 7:28 AM EST

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Hundreds of people have shown their support for an armless street artist whose artwork, supplies and donation box were stolen near the University of Georgia. Nearly $34,000 had been raised online as of Friday morning for Michael Davenport, who is known in Athens for sketching the...

Anderson leads North Alabama over Kennesaw State 78-58

Jan. 23, 2020 9:46 PM EST

KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) — James Anderson II had 19 points off the bench to carry North Alabama to a 78-58 win over Kennesaw State on Thursday night. Anderson II shot 4 for 6 from beyond the arc. Christian Agnew had 12 points and seven rebounds for North Alabama (9-11, 4-3 Atlantic Sun Conference). Jamari...

Connally, Georgia women rally past No. 21 Arkansas 64-55

Jan. 23, 2020 9:23 PM EST

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Gabby Connally scored 18 points and Georgia bridged the third and fourth quarters with a 15-0 run to defeat No. 21 Arkansas 64-55 on Thursday night. Shaniya Jones had five points as Georgia scored the last eight points of the third quarter to take a 44-43 lead. Four different...

Atlanta Hawks guard Trae Young, left, pours water on guard Brandon Goodwin (0) after a 102-95 victory in an NBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Clippers, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Brett Davis)

Collins, Goodwin rally Hawks from 21 down, beat Clips 102-95

Jan. 22, 2020 11:16 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — With Trae Young cheering him on from the bench, two-way player Brandon Goodwin did a pretty good impression of the Atlanta Hawks' star. Goodwin scored 19 points — all in the fourth quarter — and the Hawks rallied from a 21-point deficit to stun the short-handed Los Angeles...

Georgia Tech guard Michael Devoe (0), center, fights Louisville guard Lamarr Kimble (0), right, and guard Darius Perry (2) for the ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Louisville, Ky., Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

No. 6 Louisville rallies, then survives Georgia Tech 68-64

Jan. 22, 2020 10:54 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Malik Williams' latest stretch-run heroics for Louisville demanded athleticism, timing — and some resilience. Williams had 13 points off the bench and grabbed two late rebounds leading to three free throws in the final 23 seconds, helping the No. 6 Cardinals hold off Georgia...

Dimitrijevic, Gary lead Mercer past W. Carolina 85-79

Jan. 22, 2020 10:26 PM EST

MACON, Ga. (AP) — Djordje Dimitrijevic scored 24 points, Jeff Gary added 20 more and Mercer held on to defeat Western Carolina 85-79 in a Southern Conference rematch Wednesday night. Ethan Stair added 17 points with 13 rebounds for the Bears (9-11, 3-4 Southern Conference) and the top-scoring trio combined...

Dallas Mavericks forward Dorian Finney-Smith (10) tries to defend against a shot by Los Angeles Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard (2) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020 in Dallas. (AP Photo/Richard W. Rodriguez)

Clippers missing 3 starters, Young sitting out for Hawks

Jan. 22, 2020 7:45 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — The Los Angeles Clippers were missing three starters for Wednesday night's game against the Atlanta Hawks. Kawhi Leonard wasn't playing because of left knee injury management, while Patrick Beverly was sidelined after leaving the previous night's victory at Dallas with a groin injury. Paul...

FILE - In this Friday, Oct. 4, 2019 file photo, St. Louis Cardinals left fielder Marcell Ozuna (23) hits a single against the Atlanta Braves in the fourth inning during Game 2 of a best-of-five National League Division Series in Atlanta. Free agent outfielder Marcell Ozuna and the Atlanta Braves reached an $18 million, one-year deal Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020 that puts him on the team he helped beat in the playoffs last October. (AP Photo/Scott Cunningham, File)

Braves hoping Ozuna poised for repeat of career-best season

Jan. 22, 2020 1:49 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Marcell Ozuna doesn't have to match his career-best numbers of 2017 or even meet the standards set by Josh Donaldson last season to make the Atlanta Braves feel good about their investment in the outfielder. Ozuna only needs an average season as Atlanta's new cleanup hitter to help the...

FILE - In this June 23, 2005 file photo, Dr. James C. Metts Jr., the Chatham County coroner, poses in front of a portrait of Brig. Gen. Casimir Pulaski in Savannah, Ga. Metts whose four decades as coroner in the Savannah area earned him a part in the bestselling book

Coroner featured in 'Midnight in the Garden' book dies at 88

Jan. 22, 2020 12:29 PM EST

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Dr. James C. Metts Jr., a Savannah physician whose four decades serving as an elected coroner earned him a small part in the bestselling book “Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil,” has died at age 88. Metts died Monday at his Savannah home, where he had been under...

Georgia's Donnell Gresham Jr., middle, and Kentucky's Nick Richards (4) collide as Tyrese Maxey (3) looks on during an NCAA college basketball game in Lexington, Ky., Tuesday, Jan 21, 2020. (AP Photo/James Crisp)

No. 15 Kentucky tops Georgia 89-79 for season sweep

Jan. 21, 2020 11:00 PM EST

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Ashton Hagans believed breaking out of recent shooting struggles was just a matter of falling in line with other facets of his game. And, facing a team from his home state seems to bring out his best. Hagans scored 14 of his 23 points in the second half and No. 15 Kentucky used a 14-4...