2 own-goals send Atlanta United to 3-0 win over LA Galaxy

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta United scored a pair of own-goals in the first half and Josef Martinez added a penalty kick to finish off a 3-0 victory over the LA Galaxy on Saturday, pushing the reigning MLS ...

Braves beat Reds 4-1 in game shortened by rain

ATLANTA (AP) — Freddie Freeman hit a three-run homer, Adam Duvall went deep again and Max Fried pitched six strong innings to lead the Atlanta Braves past the Cincinnati Reds 4-1 Thursday night in a g...

Duda homers, leads Royals to 5-4 win over first-place Braves

ATLANTA (AP) — Lucas Duda came through with Kansas City's first pinch-hit homer of the season to break a tie in the eighth inning, and the Royals held on for a 5-3 victory over the first-place Atlanta...

Longtime AP sports writer Ed Shearer dies at 82

ATLANTA (AP) — Ed Shearer, a longtime sports writer with The Associated Press who covered the Olympics, Super Bowl, World Series and Hank Aaron's 715th homer but left his most lasting mark as the "SEC...

DeGrom, Alonso lead Mets to a 10-2 rout of 1st-place Braves

ATLANTA (AP) — Jacob deGrom took a shutout into the ninth inning, Pete Alonso homered to highlight the first four-hit game of his young career, and the New York Mets routed the first-place Atlanta Bra...

Goodrum's 2 homers, 5 hits lead Tigers past Braves 8-2

ATLANTA (AP) — Niko Goodrum homered twice and had a career-high five hits, Nicholas Castellanos and Grayson Greiner also went deep, and the Detroit Tigers romped to an 8-2 victory over the Atlanta Bra...

Austin Riley homers in MLB debut, Braves blank Cardinals 4-0

ATLANTA (AP) — Austin Riley made quite a splash in his big league debut Wednesday night, homering off Michael Wacha to lead the Atlanta Braves to a 4-0 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals. ...

Villalba, Gressel score to lead Atlanta past Toronto 2-0

ATLANTA (AP) — Hector Villalba and Julian Gressel scored to lead Atlanta United to its third victory in a row, 2-0 over Toronto FC in a matchup of the last two MLS Cup champions Wednesday night. ...

Kinsler, Myers, Strahm lead Padres past Braves 11-2

ATLANTA (AP) — Ian Kinsler needed a game like this. So did the San Diego Padres. Kinsler homered and drove in two runs, Wil Myers also went deep and the Padres earn...

Walker homers leading off 9th, D-Backs beat Braves 9-6

ATLANTA (AP) — Max Fried turned in another strong start for the Braves. Then he turned it over to the bullpen — and it all fell apart for Atlanta. Christian Walker ...

Day, Scott, Oosthuizen stuck in neutral on day for going low

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — On a day for going low at the Masters, Jason Day, Adam Scott and Louis Oosthuizen were stuck in neutral. So much for moving day. It might cost them a shot at the ...

Outside Masters, Washington Road bustles in its tacky glory

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Given the airs that Augusta National puts on for those watching at home — pristine fairways, dazzling azaleas, stately pines and polite patrons — one would think the Masters is bei...

Masters: What's wrong with Jordan Spieth?

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Jordan Spieth has become an afterthought on the PGA Tour. Even at the course where he usually plays so well. Adding another entry to his yearlon...

Conners off to strong start at Masters, was last to qualify

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The last guy into the Masters left no doubt he deserved his spot. Corey Conners followed up a thrill at the first tee — a greeting from Jack Nicklaus — with a 2-u...

Mexico's Liga MX still rules in rivalry with MLS

ATLANTA (AP) — When the final whistle blew, Atlanta United half-heatedly celebrated a moral victory. That's all they had. The reigning MLS Cup winners were bounced ...