ATLANTA — There’s more to Freddie Freeman’s batting average than meets the eye.
As Adeiny Hechavarria was rounding third base on his first home run of the season, the players in the Miami dugout were serenading their shortstop with their off-key version of “Happy Birthday.”
Second baseman Phil Gosselin lined a bases-loaded, two-out single into center field in the eighth inning to give the Atlanta Braves a 5-3 home-opening win over the New York Mets on Friday night.
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