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New Orleans Saints strong safety Malcolm Jenkins (27) tries to tackle Atlanta Falcons running back Todd Gurley (21) in the first half of an NFL football game in New Orleans, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020. (AP Photo/Brett Duke)

RB Todd Gurley (knee) out for Falcons game vs. Raiders

Nov. 27, 2020 4:43 PM EST

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Atlanta Falcons running back Todd Gurley will miss Sunday's game against the Las Vegas Raiders because of a knee injury. Gurley was ruled out on the final injury report Friday after failing to practice all week. It's not clear when he was hurt, but he's had chronic issues with...

Garrett Bess, vice president of government relations and communications for the conservative activist group Heritage Action For America, leaves information at a residence in a subdivision in Milton, Ga., Friday, Nov. 20, 2020. Bess and a colleague were going door-to-door to encourage people to vote for the conservative candidates in Georgia’s Jan. 5 runoff elections for U.S. Senate. The two Georgia races will decide which party controls the Senate, and that has infused voter turnout efforts by the parties and outside groups with new urgency. (AP Photo/Sudhin Thanawala)

Senate control brings new urgency to Georgia turnout drive

Nov. 27, 2020 4:38 PM EST

MILTON, Ga. (AP) — In a black face mask and cap, activist Garrett Bess walked up driveway after driveway of million-dollar homes in suburban Atlanta on a recent afternoon, placing a flyer in each door, ringing the bell and stepping away to make a socially distanced pitch to vote for the conservative...

FILE- In this Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, file photo, Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan (2) walks off the field after an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in New Orleans. This is not how Matt Ryan wanted to be spending his golden years at quarterback. His body battered by eight sacks. His worst-rated game since 2013. A team headed toward its third straight losing season. (AP Photo/Brett Duke, File)

Raiders looking to finish strong, make run at playoffs

Nov. 27, 2020 3:58 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — The Las Vegas Raiders have positioned themselves to make a run at what would be just their second playoff appearance since reaching the Super Bowl during the 2002 season. Of course, they've been here before. A year ago, in their last year in Oakland, the Raiders entered the stretch run with...

President Donald Trump salutes as he walks to board Marine One after playing golf at Trump National Golf Club, Friday, Nov. 27, 2020, in Sterling, Va. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Trump may be coming to terms with loss he won't acknowledge

Nov. 27, 2020 3:53 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump still won't bring himself to concede the election he decisively lost to President-elect Joe Biden. But he's now acknowledging he will leave the White House if Biden's win is affirmed by the Electoral College, which is firmly on track to do just that in a few weeks....

This Nov. 13, 2020 photo provided by Lost Dog and Cat Rescue Foundation shows a handler holding a rescue dog from Georgia in Falls Church, Va.   Kim Williams, who volunteers for the Lost Dog and Cat Rescue Foundation says he has tapped into a puppy pipeline to bring some of Georgia’s homeless pet population to the mid-Atlantic region, where demand is outrunning the number of dogs available for adoption.(Kim Williams/The Lost Dog and Cat Rescue Foundation via AP)

Puppy pipeline runs from Georgia northward to adoptive homes

Nov. 27, 2020 2:25 PM EST

MACON, Ga. (AP) — Packed in a dog crate, a 3-year-old boxer mix named Sky took flight earlier this month. She was one of a half-dozen dogs who got the ride of their lives flying from Macon, Georgia, to new homes in Virginia. Kim Williams, who volunteers for the Lost Dog and Cat Rescue Foundation of...

Jeezy poses for a portrait on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020 in Atlanta. (Photo by Paul R. Giunta/Invision/AP)

Jeezy evolves from 'Trap or Die' mantra to empowerment

Nov. 27, 2020 1:57 PM EST

Self-improvement can be a difficult journey. It’s often an arduous process that takes time to work through and move toward. But Jeezy, who burst onto the national music scene in meteoric fashion 15 years ago with his accounts of street life and drug dealing, is relaying a new message on his latest album:...

Georgia quarterback JT Daniels looks for a play call from the sideline during the first half of the team's NCAA college football game against Mississippi State, Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, in Athens, Ga. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

No. 13 Georgia, Daniels look to build on debut vs. Gamecocks

Nov. 27, 2020 1:21 PM EST

No. 13 Georgia (5-2, 5-2 SEC, No. 9 CFP) at South Carolina (2-6, 2-6), Saturday at 7:30 p.m. EST (SEC Network). Line: Georgia by 21 1/2. Series record: Georgia leads 51-19-2. WHAT’S AT STAKE? Georgia is trying to stay in range of a New Year’s Six bowl game if one-loss SEC teams ahead of it like...

Georgia linebacker Azeez Ojulari (13) celebrates with teammates after a sack during the second half of the team's NCAA college football game against Mississippi State, Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, in Athens, Ga. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

Georgia's Smart, SC's Bobo share roots, college, friendship

Nov. 27, 2020 11:08 AM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Georgia coach Kirby Smart has gone from matching up at South Carolina with one close friend in Will Muschamp to another in Mike Bobo. The three men were teammates at Georgia in the 1990s and have remained close throughout their college coaching careers. Smart had won three of four...

Duke head coach David Cutcliffe looks over a play card during a timeout against the North Carolina in the second half of an NCAA college football game at Wallace Wade Stadium, Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, in Durham, N.C. (Jim Dedmon/Pool Photo via AP)

Long waits finally end for Duke, Georgia Tech to play a game

Nov. 27, 2020 10:52 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Duke and Georgia Tech never expected to be handed impromptu training camps in the middle of their seasons. Each team is impatient to play a game. Finally, the long wait is over for the Blue Devils and Yellow Jackets after delays of three and four weeks, respectively, due to the coronavirus...

Mississippi State head coach Mike Leach, left, confers with quarterback Will Rogers (2), right, while assistants listen during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Vanderbilt in Starkville, Miss., Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Egg Bowl: It's Kiffin vs Leach in more than a passing fancy

Nov. 27, 2020 10:49 AM EST

Mike Leach and Lane Kiffin have brought sound bites and plenty of passing to Mississippi State and Mississippi, if not yet wins. But the two outspoken new Southeastern Conference coaches with impressive offensive pedigrees finally get to match wits — and talent — in Saturday's Egg Bowl, which was...