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Police say restaurant workers shot in argument over mayo

Jun. 27, 2022 13:57 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — A man who complained there was too much mayonnaise on his sandwich opened fire at an Atlanta sandwich shop, killing one employee and injuring another, police said. The shooting happened around 6:30 p.m. Sunday at a Subway restaurant attached to a gas station in...

Atlanta loses Brooks Lennon 6-8 weeks with knee injury

Jun. 27, 2022 13:10 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Injury-plagued Atlanta United has lost another player, announcing Monday that defender Brooks Lennon will miss six to eight weeks after a freak incident. Lennon injured his left knee before a 2-1 loss at Toronto on Saturday. During pregame warmups, he slipped on a...

Taylor drives in go-ahead run, Dodgers top Braves 5-3 in 11

Jun. 27, 2022 00:38 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Chris Taylor was certain his line drive was hooking foul. A deflection by Atlanta third baseman Austin Riley changed the path of the ball — and the outcome of a dramatic showdown between the last two World Series champions. Taylor had three hits,...

Braves' Acuña held out, unable to put pressure on left foot

Jun. 26, 2022 18:10 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Ronald Acuña Jr. is not starting in the Atlanta Braves’ game against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday night after fouling a ball off his left foot the previous night. Acuña moved around the Braves clubhouse Sunday afternoon with his left knee on a medical...

Sun shut down Dream in fourth quarter, win 72-61

Jun. 26, 2022 17:35 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Courtney Williams scored 17 points, Alyssa Thomas added 15 and Connecticut held Atlanta to one field goal in the final seven minutes, defeating the Dream 72-61 on Sunday. Thomas also had 11 rebounds and eight assists for the Sun (13-6). Williams grabbed 10 rebounds...

Ozuna's 2-run homer in 8th powers Braves past Dodgers 5-3

Jun. 25, 2022 23:37 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Marcell Ozuna says he's beginning to see evidence of his work to regain his timing at the plate after missing most of last season. The Braves outfielder backed up that claim with his biggest hit of the season. Ozuna hit a tiebreaking homer in the...

Dodgers confirm top set-up reliever Hudson lost for season

Jun. 25, 2022 18:26 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers right-hander Daniel Hudson was placed on the injury list Saturday with a season-ending torn left ACL. The move was expected after Hudson’s knee buckled in the eighth inning of Friday night’s 4-1 win over the Atlanta Braves as he reacted to a...

Turner homers, Dodgers stop Braves 4-1 in Freeman's return

Jun. 24, 2022 23:54 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Freddie Freeman was smiling after his long, emotional day. At the end of a night that included a lot of tears, Freeman was happy because he felt good about showing his appreciation to Atlanta fans — and playing well for his new Los Angeles team. Trea...

Emotional Freeman given ovation, ring in return to Atlanta

Jun. 24, 2022 20:21 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Freddie Freeman expected to be emotional during his anticipated return to Atlanta. He wasn't prepared for the flood of feelings — and tears — that came before his first game back as a member of the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night. A rush of...

Ionescu, Howard power Liberty to 89-77 win over Dream

Jun. 24, 2022 21:50 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Sabrina Ionescu scored 21 points, Natasha Howard had 19 and Marine Johannes added 17 as the New York Liberty defeated the Atlanta Dream 89-77 on Friday night. The Liberty(8-10) made a season-high 16 3-pointers, with five each by Ionescu and Johannes. Howard had 10...