World Games in Birmingham, Alabama postponed until 2022

The World Games is a showcase for athletes who compete in eclectic array of sports that have one thing in common: They are not part of the regular Olympic program. Now, they'll have...

A look back at Olympics that never were: 1916, '40 and '44

With more and more calls to postpone the Tokyo Olympics because of the coronavirus outbreak, it's worth noting that this every-four-years spectacle has been rocked before by traumatic events. ...

Atlanta United star Josef Martinez undergoes knee surgery

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta United star Josef Martinez underwent surgery on his right knee Wednesday, more than two weeks after he tore the ACL during the league-opening match at Nashville. ...

Randle scores 33, Knicks outlast Hawks 136-131 in overtime

ATLANTA (AP) — Julius Randle scored 33 points, RJ Barrett added 26 and the New York Knicks defeated the Atlanta Hawks 136-131 in overtime Wednesday night after Trae Young led a furious comeback in the...

Barco, Pity Martinez lead Atlanta United past Cincinnati 2-1

ATLANTA (AP) — Ezequiel Barco and Emerson Hyndman scored and Atlanta beat FC Cincinnati 2-1 on Saturday night in United's first game since losing Josef Martinez to a knee injury. Wit...

Atlanta star Josef Martinez tears right ACL, set for surgery

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta United star Josef Martinez will undergo surgery after tearing the ACL in his right knee during the season-opening match at expansion Nashville, dealing a huge blow to one of Maj...

Fournier scores 28, Gordon 25 as Magic beat Hawks 130-120

ATLANTA (AP) — The Orlando Magic are hardly a championship contender. They're not even a .500 team. No wonder they're relishing the chance to be part of a playoff r...

Pity Martinez off to brilliant start in Year 2 with Atlanta

KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) — Pity Martinez seemed to be everywhere. He scored off a nifty back-heeled flick. He launched a pinpoint pass to set up another goal. He swooped ...

Tatum leads Celtics past Hawks 123-115 for 4th straight win

ATLANTA (AP) — Jayson Tatum scored 28 points and Grant Williams drove for a key basket in the final minute, leading the Boston Celtics to a 123-115 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Monday night. ...

Collins, Goodwin rally Hawks from 21 down, beat Clips 102-95

ATLANTA (AP) — John Collins scored 33 points and got a big assist from two-way player Brandon Goodwin as the Atlanta Hawks, playing without Trae Young, rallied from a 21-point deficit to stun the shor...

Virginia snaps 3-game skid with 63-58 win over Georgia Tech

ATLANTA (AP) — Jay Huff and Mamadi Diakite scored 17 points apiece as defending national champion Virginia snapped a three-game losing streak with a 63-58 win over Georgia Tech on Saturday night. ...

Edwards, Hammonds led Georgia to 80-63 rout of Tennessee

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Freshman Anthony Edwards scored 20 of his 26 points in the first half, pushing Georgia to a big lead that carried the Bulldogs to an 80-63 victory over Tennessee on Wednesday night....

Burrow vs. Hurts: A tantalizing matchup at the Peach Bowl

ATLANTA (AP) — Joe Burrow needed a year under his belt, along with a coaching change and a new wide-open offense, to really find his way at LSU. Jalen Hurts didn't have even that lon...

Oklahoma definite outsider in this College Football Playoff

ATLANTA (AP) — No team in the College Football Playoff has claimed more national titles than Oklahoma. History, though, doesn't carry much weight in this year's field. ...

Falcons score 2 early touchdowns, beat woeful Jaguars 24-12

ATLANTA (AP) — Devonta Freeman scored two touchdowns for the Atlanta Falcons before Jacksonville took a snap, and that was enough to beat the woeful Jaguars 24-12 Sunday in a match-up between teams lo...