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Hawks could turn deep supply of picks into draft-day trade

Jun. 19, 2018 1:15 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — As the only general manager holding three first-round picks in Thursday night's NBA draft, including No. 3 overall, Atlanta's Travis Schlenk has been a popular target for trade talk. Overall, the Hawks have four picks in the top 34. That's more than enough depth to attract interest, but the...

Julio Teheran throws 6 no-hit innings, Braves top Padres 4-1

Jun. 17, 2018 6:07 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Some extra rest left Julio Teheran feeling so strong he was unhittable for six innings. That was more good news for an Atlanta rotation that is gaining momentum. Teheran pitched six no-hit innings before being pulled from his first start since coming off the disabled list, and Atlanta...

Braves no-hit bid ends in 7th after Teheran pulled vs Padres

Jun. 17, 2018 3:50 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves' bid for a combined no-hitter has ended as reliever Shane Carle allowed a single to San Diego's Cory Spangenberg with one out in the seventh inning. Starter Julio Teheran was removed after allowing no hits through six innings. He struck out a season-high 11, walked three...

Newcomb, Culberson power Braves past Padres, 1-0

Jun. 16, 2018 9:18 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Sean Newcomb is maturing quickly in his second full season in the majors. "I think I'm doing a better job of just managing everything in general," Newcomb said. "Looking back at old starts and taking all the positives from it rather than beating myself up about it or trying to overdo...

Braves place Foltynewicz on DL, reinstate Teheran

Jun. 16, 2018 5:59 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves have placed pitcher Mike Foltynewicz on the 10-day disabled list with triceps tightness and reinstated Julio Teheran to take his place. After Foltynewicz threw a bullpen session Saturday, the team decided to give him extra rest in hopes of bringing him back next weekend....

Secret recording, unpaid loan stir race for Georgia governor

Jun. 16, 2018 11:07 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Accusations of ethical lapses and incompetence are raising the temperature of Georgia's heated race for the Republican nomination for governor. Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle faces Secretary of State Brian Kemp in a GOP primary runoff July 24. Allegations questioning Cagle's ethics and Kemp's...

Radio reporter regains a voice with new technology

Jun. 16, 2018 12:41 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Two years ago, longtime radio reporter Jamie Dupree encountered what others in his profession might see as an insurmountable challenge: He lost his voice. The 54-year-old veteran political newsman for Cox media found a workaround: He focused on text-based reporting and communicated with...

Renfroe hits go-ahead 2-run single as Padres beat Braves

Jun. 15, 2018 11:43 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Clayton Richard says the San Diego Padres now have enough punch to make late-game comebacks. That offense has the Padres playing like they can escape last place in the NL West. Hunter Renfroe hit a go-ahead, two-run single in San Diego's five-run seventh inning, Freddy Galvis had a three-run...

Radio reporter regains a voice after losing ability to speak

Jun. 15, 2018 4:24 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Two years ago, longtime radio reporter Jamie Dupree encountered what others in his profession might see as an insurmountable challenge: He lost his voice. The 54-year-old veteran political newsman for Cox media found a workaround: He focused on text-based reporting and communicated with...

The Latest: WWII pilot missing since 1944 crash buried

Jun. 15, 2018 4:13 PM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the burial of a WWII pilot (all times local): 3:10 p.m. An American pilot who crashed on a Pacific island during World War II has finally been laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery. Second Lt. Robert Keown (pronounced Cow-uhn) was flying a P-38 aircraft that went...