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  • Mark Richt talks faith and football

    Mark Richt talks faith and football

    Thursday, May 22 2014 3:34 PM EDT2014-05-22 19:34:02 GMT
    Georgia Football Coach Mark Richt has never hidden his faith in God. His personal story of spiritual salvation is uplifting.
    Georgia Football Coach Mark Richt has never hidden his faith in God. His personal story of spiritual salvation is uplifting.
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Ron Gant and Bobby Cox talk Cooperstown Video included

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We're coming up on a big weekend for baseball -- and especially for a some Atlanta Braves legends. Former Braves pitchers Tom Glavine and Greg Maddux are being inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame-- along with former Braves skipper Bobby Cox.
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Dream's Cooper diagnosed with tongue cancer

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Atlanta Dream coach Michael Cooper has been diagnosed with early stage tongue cancer. More>>

La Stella, Wood lead Braves' win over Phillies

Tommy La Stella drove in three runs and Chris Johnson hit a two-run homer to back Alex Wood and help the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 8-2 Sunday. More>>

Hamels, Rollins power Phillies past Braves 2-1

Cole Hamels held the Braves to four hits through seven innings, Jimmy Rollins hit a two-run homer, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat Atlanta 2-1 on Saturday night. More>>

Braves option LHP Avilan to minors

The Atlanta Braves have optioned struggling relief pitcher Luis Avilan to Triple-A Gwinnett and purchased the contract of left-hander Chasen Shreve from Double-A Mississippi. More>>

Tucker's own Ryan Sieg

Dawsonville's Chase Elliot isn't the only small-town Georgia driver racing his way through his rookie season on the Nationwide Series circuit. Tucker's Ryan Sieg is doing just the same and doing it from his small shop in his hometown. Just like Chase, Sieg is already turning heads. More>>

Leslie headlines 2015 women's Hall of Fame class

Four-time Olympic gold medalist Lisa Leslie headlines the 2015 women's basketball Hall of Fame induction class announced Saturday. More>>

Heyward, Simmons pace Braves past Phillies

Jason Heyward homered and drove in two runs, Andrelton Simmons had two RBIs, and the Atlanta Braves won their third straight game with a 6-4 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday night. More>>

Streaking Mercury host WNBA All-Star Game

The desert is a perfect place for this year's WNBA All-Star Game. It's where the most dominating basketball in the league has been played this season More>>

Howard: Parsons' absence won't affect Rockets

Dwight Howard says the departure of Chandler Parsons won't have an effect on the Houston Rockets' title hopes next season. More>>

Braves part ways with struggling 2B Dan Uggla

The Atlanta Braves have requested unconditional release waivers for struggling second baseman Dan Uggla, parting ways with a former starter still owed over $18 million over the remainder of this year and next. More>>

Milton-Jones out for season with Achilles injury

Atlanta forward Delisha Milton-Jones will miss the remainder of the season after rupturing her right Achilles tendon, the Dream announced Wednesday. More>>

Hawks get Sefolosha in trade with Thunder

The Atlanta Hawks have acquired guard/forward Thabo Sefolosha in a sign-and-trade deal with the Oklahoma City Thunder. More>>

Rookie Schimmel owns WNBA's top-selling jersey

Rookie Shoni Schimmel of the Atlanta Dream has the top-selling jersey in the WNBA. More>>

McCoughtry, Hayes help Dream edge Chicago

Angel McCoughtry matched a season high with 33 points, Tiffany Hayes hit the clinching free throws with 29 seconds remaining and the Atlanta Dream beat the Chicago Sky 81-79 in overtime Sunday for their fourth straight... More>>

World Cup ends, but soccer is here to stay

Every four years during the World Cup you see soccer fans get loud and proud, but soccer isn't just an every four year sport any more. In three years, Atlanta will get its own Major League Soccer team, but the sport isn't just growing professionally here in the U.S. And it's starting with the kids.

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Braves suspend 2B Dan Uggla for 1 game

The Atlanta Braves have suspended struggling second baseman Dan Uggla for one game. More>>

Phelps beaten by Agnel in 100-meter freestyle

Michael Phelps was beaten by Yannick Agnel in the 100-meter freestyle at the Bulldog Grand Slam on Sunday. More>>

Police: Alabama lineman arrested on DUI charge

Police say Alabama defensive lineman Jarran Reed was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol. More>>

Johnson's HR helps Braves beat Cubs 10-7

Chris Johnson had three hits, including his third homer in two days, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Chicago Cubs 10-7 on Sunday. More>>

Phelps edges Lochte in 100 backstroke

Michael Phelps won the 100-meter backstroke on Saturday at the Bulldog Grand Slam, edging Ryan Lochte in another encouraging performance in his comeback. More>>

Johnson hits 2 HRs, Minor homers, Braves beat Cubs

Chris Johnson homered twice and pitcher Mike Minor hit his second career home run, leading the Atlanta Braves over the Chicago Cubs 11-6 on Saturday. More>>

Ruggiano single in 9th lifts Cubs over Braves

Justin Ruggiano hit an RBI single with two outs in the ninth inning Friday that sent the Chicago Cubs over the Atlanta Braves 5-4. More>>

Phelps easily beats Lochte in 100 butterfly

Michael Phelps has won the 100-meter butterfly at the Bulldog Grand Slam, easily beating rival Ryan Lochte. More>>

Hawks request waivers on Salmons to clear cap room

The Atlanta Hawks have requested waivers on forward John Salmons. More>>

Silverbacks successful against MLS teams Video included

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Maybe the Silverbacks have saved one of their best performances for the home crowd Wednesday when they host the Chicago Fire. More>>

Target Field debuts self-serve beer station

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The Minnesota Twins say Target Field is the first major league ball park to serve beer from a vending machine. More>>

Brandon Jones wins at Winchester in ARCA debut

Brandon Jones won in his ARCA Racing Series debut Sunday, passing Mason Mitchell on the final turn at historic Winchester Speedway. More>>

Miley, Diamondbacks end Braves' win streak, 3-1

Wade Miley earned his first win since early May, Paul Goldschmidt hit a two-run homer and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat Atlanta 3-1 on Sunday to end the Braves' nine-game winning streak. More>>

Larry Mize withdraws from US Senior Open

Larry Mize withdrew from the U.S. Senior Open on Sunday because of a back injury. More>>

Lyttle helps Dream beat Mystics 86-73

Sancho Lyttle scored 18 points and the Atlanta Dream dominated inside to break open a tight game in an 86-73 victory over the Washington Mystics on Saturday night. More>>

Simmons, Harang spark Braves to 9th straight win

Andrelton Simmons drove in four runs, Aaron Harang won his third straight start and the Atlanta Braves beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 10-4 Saturday for their season-high ninth straight victory. More>>

Falcons' Davis sidelined following foot surgery

The Atlanta Falcons have placed receiver Drew Davis on the physically unable to perform list for training camp after recent foot surgery. More>>

Freeman, Santana help Braves win 8th straight

Freddie Freeman drove in two runs, Ervin Santana won his second straight start, and the Atlanta Braves stretched their winning streak to eight games with a 5-2 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday night. More>>

AP source: Hawks, Sefolosha agree to 3-year deal

A person with knowledge of the deal says the Atlanta Hawks and small forward Thabo Sefolosha have agreed to a three-year, $12 million contract. More>>

Chase Elliott's busy weekend Video included

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What a weekend it has been for Chase Elliott. And it is not even over yet!
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  • Peachtree Road Race family tradition

    Peachtree Road Race family tradition

    Every Fourth of July, the Stokey Family keeps a very important tradition. No, they are not grilling out or on some beach. Instead, they get up early to make sure Peachtree Road Race runners are staying hydrated. And for more than 30 years, that has been their July 4th tradition.
    Every Fourth of July, the Stokey Family keeps a very important tradition. No, they are not grilling out or on some beach. Instead, they get up early to make sure Peachtree Road Race runners are staying hydrated. And for more than 30 years, that has been their July 4th tradition.
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  • Are Atlanta sports teams cursed?

    Are Atlanta sports teams cursed?

    Monday, October 14 2013 4:22 PM EDT2013-10-14 20:22:03 GMT
    Atlanta sports teams: Are they cursed? Or was it just a stroke of bad luck?
    Atlanta sports teams: Are they cursed? Or was it just a stroke of bad luck?
  • 10 things you wouldn't know if it weren't for SEC Media Days

    10 things you wouldn't know if it weren't for SEC Media Days

    Sunday, July 21 2013 3:16 PM EDT2013-07-21 19:16:26 GMT
    Last week, I had the opportunity to finally cover THE circus. Yes, THE SEC Media Days. College football really gets my juices flowing, and I couldn't wait to get to Hoover, Alabama.
    Last week, I had the opportunity to finally cover THE circus. Yes, THE SEC Media Days. College football really gets my juices flowing, and I couldn't wait to get to Hoover, Alabama.
  • Midseason injuries plague Braves heading into ASG

    Midseason injuries plague Braves heading into ASG

    Sunday, July 14 2013 8:20 PM EDT2013-07-15 00:20:30 GMT
    The All-Star Break is here, and it couldn't have come at a better time for the Braves.  They're hurting-- literally.  But can the team stay healthy enough to make a playoff run?
    The All-Star Break is here, and it couldn't have come at a better time for the Braves.  They're hurting-- literally.  But can the team stay healthy enough to make a playoff run?
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  • #ThrowbackThursday: Tim McCarver vs. Deion Sanders

    #ThrowbackThursday: Tim McCarver vs. Deion Sanders

    Thursday, October 31 2013 2:43 PM EDT2013-10-31 18:43:32 GMT
    On Wednesday night, FOX Sports broadcaster Tim McCarver wrapped up his announcing career by calling the Red Sox game six win and World Series championship. 
    On Wednesday night, FOX Sports broadcaster Tim McCarver wrapped up his announcing career by calling the Red Sox game six win and World Series championship.  While McCarver has been a huge part of the biggest moments in postseason baseball over the past two decades, Atlantans will remember him for one incident.
  • #ThrowbackThursday: 1982 Peachtree HS pep rally

    #ThrowbackThursday: 1982 Peachtree HS pep rally

    Thursday, October 24 2013 7:59 PM EDT2013-10-24 23:59:04 GMT
    Our weekly Team of the Week pep rallies are now a staple of High 5 Sports, but they certainly are nothing new to WAGA.  This week's video is a Channel 5 pep rally from December 1982.
    Our weekly Team of the Week pep rallies are now a staple of High 5 Sports, but they certainly are nothing new to WAGA.  This week's video is a Channel 5 pep rally from December 1982.
  • #ThrowbackThursday: Braves answer tough questions

    #ThrowbackThursday: Braves answer tough questions

    Thursday, October 10 2013 5:06 PM EDT2013-10-10 21:06:13 GMT
    Talk radio has blown up this week with criticism of Fredi Gonzalez for not bringing in Craig Kimbrel at the beginning of the 8th inning in game four against the Dodgers. 
    Talk radio has blown up this week with criticism of Fredi Gonzalez for not bringing in Craig Kimbrel at the beginning of the 8th inning in game four against the Dodgers.  It isn't the first time a Braves manager has been raked over the coals following a relief pitcher call that resulted in a go-ahead homer and a playoff loss.
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  • Tucker's own Ryan Sieg

    Tucker's own Ryan Sieg

    Dawsonville's Chase Elliot isn't the only small-town Georgia driver racing his way through his rookie season on the Nationwide Series circuit. Tucker's Ryan Sieg is doing just the same and doing it from his small shop in his hometown. Just like Chase, Sieg is already turning heads.
    Dawsonville's Chase Elliot isn't the only small-town Georgia driver racing his way through his rookie season on the Nationwide Series circuit. Tucker's Ryan Sieg is doing just the same and doing it from his small shop in his hometown. Just like Chase, Sieg is already turning heads.
  • Georgia basketball player arrested, off team

    Georgia basketball player arrested, off team

    Georgia forward Brandon Morris has been kicked off the basketball team following his arrest on a marijuana charge.
    Georgia forward Brandon Morris has been kicked off the basketball team following his arrest on a marijuana charge.
  • World Cup ends, but soccer is here to stay

    World Cup ends, but soccer is here to stay

    Every four years during the World Cup you see soccer fans get loud and proud, but soccer isn't just an every four year sport any more. In three years, Atlanta will get its own Major League Soccer team, but the sport isn't just growing professionally here in the U.S. And it's starting with the kids.
    Every four years during the World Cup you see soccer fans get loud and proud, but soccer isn't just an every four year sport any more. In three years, Atlanta will get its own Major League Soccer team, but the sport isn't just growing professionally here in the U.S. And it's starting with the kids.

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    Ken Rodriguez

    Ken Rodriguez anchors sports weeknights on FOX 5 News at 6 and 10 p.m. The Emmy award-winning sportscaster returned to FOX 5 after a two-year stint with FOX Sports Net Regional News in Los Angeles and Atlanta.
    Ken Rodriguez anchors sports weeknights on FOX 5 News at 6 and 10 p.m. The Emmy award-winning sportscaster returned to FOX 5 after a two-year stint with FOX Sports Net Regional News in Los Angeles and Atlanta.
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    Merissa Lynn

    Merissa Lynn

    Merissa Lynn anchors FOX 5 Sports on the weekends, and brings you sports news from around metro Atlanta during the week!  She joined the FOX 5 Sports team in March 2013.
    Merissa Lynn anchors FOX 5 Sports on the weekends, and brings you sports news from around metro Atlanta during the week!  She joined the FOX 5 Sports team in March 2013.
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