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Top American distance runner Galen Rupp earns spot in Tokyo Olympics

Galen Rupp reclaimed his status as the nation's top distance runner Saturday, winning his second straight U.S. Olympic marathon trials and earning a spot in the Tokyo Games.

Car crash leaves Hawks' Chandler Parsons with career-threatening injuries, lawyer says

Chandler Parsons' attorneys say the Atlanta Hawks forward suffered "severe and permanent injuries" in a car wreck last week that could jeopardize his career.

Raptors halt Hawks' late 4th-quarter run for victory in MLK Day matinee

Norman Powell scored 27 points, including 17 in the final period, and the Toronto Raptors withstood Atlanta's late charge to beat the Hawks 122-117 on Monday.

Braves add veteran pitcher Cole Hamels for 1 year, $18 million US

Left-hander Cole Hamels agreed to a one-year, $18-million contract with the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday. In other reported moves, Zack Wheeler is headed to Philadelphia and Baltimore dealt fellow pitcher Dylan Bundy to the Los Angeles Angels.

Braves' Donaldson brings the rain in victory over Blue Jays

Josh Donaldson and Johan Camargo hit two-run homers and Mike Soroka snapped a streak of eight starts without a win as the Atlanta Braves beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-3 on Monday.

Raptors top Hawks, Vince Carter reaches 25,000-point milestone

Kyle Lowry scored 21 points during his first triple-double of the season and the Toronto Raptors never trailed while beating the reeling Atlanta Hawks 124-108 on Wednesday night despite a career milestone from Vince Carter.

Braves stay alive with tight Game 3 win against Dodgers

Reliever Arodys Vizcaino escaped his own jam in a nervy ninth inning and the Atlanta Braves held off the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-5 Sunday night, cutting their deficit in the NL Division Series to 2-1.

Vince Carter set to take flight with Hawks for 21st season: report

A person familiar with the deal says veteran Vince Carter has agreed to a one-year, $2.4 million US contract with the Atlanta Hawks.

Marcus Stroman adds 'home-run hitter' to his resume in Jays' blowout win

Marcus Stroman threw 5 2/3 strong innings and hit the second homer by a pitcher in Blue Jays history to lead Toronto over Julio Teheran and the Atlanta Braves 9-0 on Thursday night.

Braves' Freddie Freeman out at least 10 weeks with fractured wrist

Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman suffered a fractured left wrist when he was hit by a pitch and is expected to miss about 10 weeks.

Former Blue Jay R.A. Dickey is seeing balls fly over his head in Braves' new ballpark

The Braves' most recent homestand provided more evidence that new SunTrust Park is a great place to play — if you're a hitter, much to the dismay of R.A. Dickey and other Atlanta Braves pitchers.

Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard has partially torn lat muscle

​The New York Mets on Monday placed ace right-hander Noah Syndergaard on the 10-day disabled list after a magnetic resonance imaging exam revealed a partial tear of his right lat muscle.

Hawks' big win puts Raptors on notice

Dennis Schroder scored 26 points, including 13 in the final period, and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Toronto Raptors 105-99 on Friday night to pull closer in the race for the fourth seed in the Eastern Conference.

Atlanta Falcons snap Carolina Panthers' perfect season

Carolina's bid for an undefeated season ended Sunday when Julio Jones' dramatic 70-yard touchdown reception powered the Atlanta Falcons to a 20-13 victory over Cam Newton and the Panthers.

Marco Estrada solid as Jays beat Braves

Marco Estrada combined with Roberto Osuna on a three-hitter, Cliff Pennington, Edwin Encarnacion and Josh Donaldson hit home runs, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Atlanta Braves 5-0 on Thursday night to extend their lead in the AL East.