Guards Justin Jackson and Joel Berry II combined for 28 points to spark the No. 19 North Carolina Tar Heels to an 81-49 win over the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets in an Atlantic Coast Conference clash Tuesday.
Georgia Tech captured the No. 1 football player from Georgia on Wednesday when it officially signed Washington County’s A.J. Gray to highlight its haul on National Signing Day.
The Atlanta Falcons officially introduced Dan Quinn as their new head football coach on Tuesday, convinced they found the right man to reinvigorate the team’s sagging defense and put them back on the road to a championship.
ATLANTA — Forward Paul Millsap scored 28 points and grabbed 15 rebounds to help the Atlanta Hawks to their 17th consecutive victory, a 113-102 win over the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday
Hawks run win streak to 13 games
The Hawks have now won 27 of their last 29 and retained their five-game lead in the NBA’s Eastern Conference.
Forward Paul Milsap scored 10 of his 26 points in the fourth quarter to help the Atlanta Hawks to a 109-101 win over the LeBron James-less Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday.
Jackets rush for 321 yards against Hurricanes
Right-hander Gerrit Cole overcame some early troubles to retire 17 straight batters Tuesday as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Atlanta Braves 3-2 and clinched a spot in the playoffs for the second straight season.
The New York Mets delivered two home runs to support a fine effort from left-hander Jonathon Niese and beat the Atlanta Braves 4-2 on Saturday night at Turner Field.
Shortstop Ian Desmond hit a long two-run homer and right-hander Tanner Roark pitched seven scoreless innings to pace the Washington Nationals to a 3-0 win over the Atlanta Braves and clinch the National League East championship.