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 ...

Late goal gives FC Cincinnati a 1-1 tie vs Atlanta United

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta United unveiled its championship banner Sunday, and then turned in another disappointing performance. Josef Martinez scored an early goal but the lead didn't s...

Aldridge, White lead Spurs past Hawks 111-104

ATLANTA (AP) — LaMarcus Aldridge scored 32 points and the San Antonio Spurs pulled away in the closing minutes for their fourth straight victory, beating the Atlanta Hawks 111-104 on Wednesday night. ...

Trae Young leads Hawks past LeBron James, Lakers 117-113

ATLANTA (AP) — Rookie Trae Young had 22 points and 14 assists, John Collins also scored 22 points despite foul trouble, and the Atlanta Hawks defeated LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers 117-113 o...

Vucevic leds Magic to 3rd straight win, 124-108 over Hawks

ATLANTA (AP) — All-Star Nikola Vucevic scored 19 points and grabbed 12 rebounds, leading the Orlando Magic to a 124-108 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Sunday night. Despite gettin...

Pity Martinez ready to shine with Atlanta United

MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — Pity Martinez was surprised when he landed in his new home after an overnight flight from South America. It was just past 5 o'clock in the morning. ...

It's official: Atlanta United acquires Pity Martinez

ATLANTA (AP) — South American player of the year Gonzalo "Pity" Martinez has been acquired by Atlanta United, bolstering a team that won the MLS Cup championship in just its second season. ...

Hagans silences Georgia crowd, lifts No. 12 Kentucky, 69-49

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Ashton Hagans silenced a hostile crowd by scoring a season-high 23 points, leading No. 12 Kentucky to a 69-49 victory over Georgia on Tuesday night. The Wildcats (...

De Boer takes over Atlanta United with big shoes to fill

MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — Frank de Boer was sacked by Inter Milan after less than three months on the job. He lasted just four Premier League games at Crystal Palace. No...

United captures MLS Cup for Atlanta's 1st title since '95

ATLANTA (AP) — Finally, Atlanta has another team it can call champions. Josef Martinez and Franco Escobar scored goals, Brad Guzan came up with a couple of clutch saves and Atlanta U...

United goes for a real rarity: a championship in Atlanta

ATLANTA (AP) — When Atlanta United reached Saturday's MLS Cup final, the 2-year-old soccer team moved to the cusp of a truly rare accomplishment. The last big league...

Atlanta's Martinez wins MVP award in Major League Soccer

ATLANTA (AP) — Josef Martinez claimed the MVP award from Major League Soccer on Wednesday after shattering the record for goals in a season and leading Atlanta United to the championship game. ...

Big Three leads Warriors to 128-111 win over Atlanta

ATLANTA (AP) — Stephen Curry scored 30 points, Kevin Durant had 28 and Klay Thompson chipped in with 27 as the Golden State Warriors cruised past the Atlanta Hawks 128-111 Monday night, snapping a six...

Ravens dominate Falcons 26-16 for 3rd straight win

ATLANTA (AP) — Rookie Lamar Jackson ran for a touchdown and Baltimore's defense turned in a dominating performance, leading the Ravens to a 26-16 victory over the feeble Atlanta Falcons on Sunday. ...