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Obama urges Georgia Democrats to push turnout for Warnock

Dec. 02, 2022 00:50 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Former President Barack Obama and Sen. Raphael Warnock on Thursday urged Democratic voters to keep pushing an apparent head start in early voting in the Georgia Senate runoff against Republican Herschel Walker, ahead of Friday's last day of early in-person voting and Tuesday's...

Hawks forwards Collins, Hunter sidelined with injuries

Dec. 01, 2022 20:08 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks will be without both of their starting forwards for at least the next three games. John Collins will miss at least the next two weeks with a sprained left ankle and De'Andre Hunter will be sidelined for at least one week with a right hip flexor...

No. 1 Georgia looks to add SEC title to trophy case vs LSU

Dec. 01, 2022 17:55 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — The No. 1 Georgia Bulldogs have their eyes on the biggest prize of all. Yet there's a gnawing desire to add another Southeastern Conference title to the trophy case. Undefeated Georgia heads into Saturday's SEC championship game against No. 11 LSU...

Budding chemistry between Pickens, Pickett fueling Steelers

Dec. 01, 2022 17:12 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — George Pickens called it back in April. Minutes after the Pittsburgh Steelers selected the wide receiver in the second round of the NFL draft, Pickens described the team's decision to pair him with first-round pick Kenny Pickett as “ a blessing.” ...

Steelers face Falcons looking for 1st winning streak of 2022

Dec. 01, 2022 16:32 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (4-7) at ATLANTA (5-7) Sunday, 1 p.m. EST, CBS FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NFL LINE: Steelers by 1 1/2 AGAINST THE SPREAD: Steelers 5-5-1; Falcons 7-5 SERIES RECORD: Steelers lead 14-2-1 LAST MEETING: Steelers beat...

Steelers go for first winning streak of season vs Falcons

Dec. 01, 2022 15:55 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers are playing out the season with some very un-Steelers-like goals. A winning streak would be a start. Perhaps a late spurt to avoid coach Mike Tomlin's first losing season. The Steelers (4-7) will try to put...

Atlanta United signs free-agent midfielder Derrick Etienne

Nov. 30, 2022 20:39 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta United has signed free-agent midfielder Derrick Etienne, who scored a career-best nine goals for the Columbus Crew this past season. The three-year deal announced Wednesday includes options for 2026 and '27. Etienne has spent his entire...

Falcons TE Kyle Pitts out for the season with knee injury

Nov. 30, 2022 17:44 PM EST

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Atlanta Falcons tight end Kyle Pitts is done for the season because of a knee injury. Coach Arthur Smith gave an update on Pitts' status Wednesday after the second-year player revealed on social media that he had a procedure on his right knee the day...

Judge: GOP head can't share lawyers with other fake electors

Nov. 30, 2022 16:41 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — The chairman of the Georgia Republican Party cannot share lawyers with 10 other fake electors in matters related to a special grand jury investigation into possible illegal meddling in the 2020 election in the state, a judge ruled Wednesday. The special grand jury...

Court says Trump aide Meadows must testify in election probe

Nov. 29, 2022 16:52 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — The South Carolina Supreme Court says former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows must testify before a special grand jury that’s investigating whether then-President Donald Trump and his allies illegally tried to influence the 2020 election in Georgia. The...