Wisler called up to make spot start for Braves

The Atlanta Braves have recalled right-hander Matt Wisler from Triple-A Gwinnett to make a spot start Friday against Miami and give Sean Newcomb an extra day of rest.

SEC visionary: Former Commissioner Mike Slive dies at 77

With bold vision, keen intellect and a gentle manner, Mike Slive guided the Southeastern Conference to unprecedented success and prosperity in 13 years as commissioner. He pushed for a college football playoff years before others embraced it and was a steadying force during a time of enormous growth and volatility throughout college athletics.

Column: No problem here with sports gambling becoming legal

Column - Yes, people are addicted to gambling, but the Georgia lottery is alive and well and money from it goes to a good cause like education."

New Hawks coach Lloyd Pierce says defense is ‘who I am’

At the start of his first news conference as the Atlanta Hawks coach, Lloyd Pierce looked down at a row filled with four of his new players. His thoughts immediately turned to his passion: Defense.

NBA teams look to the future with draft lottery, combine

Even with the conference finals going on, the NBA’s eyes turn to the future this week. A future that, perhaps, will have less tanking. The draft...

Column: Looking at spring football across the Peach State

A look at spring college football across Georgia.

COLUMN: Baby Braves suddenly baseball’s most exciting team

For John Schuerholz, this all looks so familiar. The youth. The exuberance. The enormous talent. Back in 1991, Schuerholz took over as general manager of an...

Ridley enjoys ‘more freedom’ at Falcons rookie minicamp

Even with temperatures in the mid-80s for the opening day of the Falcons rookie minicamp, wide receiver Calvin Ridley wore long sleeves under his...

Roquan Smith puts focus on football at Bears rookie camp

Chicago Bears linebacker Roquan Smith appreciated the chance to display his speed on the field Friday at rookie minicamp. At least for a while, it...

Falcons sign veteran defensive tackle Terrell McClain

The Atlanta Falcons have agreed to terms on a deal with free-agent defensive tackle Terrell McClain, who started two games for the Washington Redskins...