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Man found dead at Duluth apartment complex April 19, 2014

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Grayson's Wilson headed to Georgia State

Grayson senior Blake Wilson has accepted an offer to play fastpitch softball at Georgia State. Wilson played center field for the Rams.

Comcast to broadcast Peachtree Ridge-Roswell football

Comcast will televise Friday's Class AAAAA second-round playoff game between Peachtree Ridge and Roswell live on CSS. Kickoff is slated for 7:30 p.m.

Grayson-Norcross football to be on the radio

Friday night's Class AAAAA second-round playoff football game between Grayson and Norcross will be broadcast on the radio at 92.3 FM.

Pre-game for the broadcast begins at 6 p.m. and continues through the 7:30 p.m. kickoff. Interviews with both Grayson head coach Mickey Conn and Norcross head coach Keith Maloof are planned on the broadcast.

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UGA's Curran named freshman of the week

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Brookwood High School grad Rennie Curran was named Freshman of the Week by the SEC on

Monday.

The two-time Daily Post Defensive Player of the Year recorded a career high 13 tackles in the Bulldogs' win over Kentucky.

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Michigan coach Carr steps down after 13 seasons

ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Lloyd Carr alternately choked up and chuckled for nearly 40 minutes Monday, as he announced his 13th season as Michigan football coach will be his last.

The best of Carr's ability brought Michigan a national title and five Big Ten championships. It also included an unsightly loss to Appalachian State to open this season and a fourth consecutive defeat and sixth in seven years to Jim Tressel and Ohio State to close it.

A-Rod wins third AL MVP award

NEW YORK - Alex Rodriguez is headed back to the New York Yankees as the American League's Most Valuable Player.

A-Rod won his third AL MVP award Monday, easily defeating Detroit's Magglio Ordonez after compiling an astounding season at the plate. Rodriguez received 26 first-place votes and 382 points in balloting by the Baseball Writers' Association of America, while Ordonez had two firsts and 258 points.

Angels trade Cabrera to White Sox for Garland

CHICAGO - Gold Glove shortstop Orlando Cabrera was traded by the Los Angeles Angels to the Chicago White Sox for pitcher Jon Garland on Monday in a surprising swap of dependable players.

Also on Monday, World Series MVP Mike Lowell reached a preliminary agreement on a three-year, $37.5 million contract with the Boston Red Sox.

- From staff, wire reports