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Dream coach Cooper has surgery for tongue cancer

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Dream coach Michael Cooper has had surgery for tongue cancer.

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Top-seeded John Isner advances in Atlanta Open

ATLANTA (AP) — Top-seeded John Isner avoided an upset in his Atlanta Open title defense Thursday night, rallying for a 4-6, 7-6 (5), 7-5 victory over wild-card entry Robby Ginepri in the second round.

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Saltalamacchia, Alvarez lead Marlins past Braves

Miami Marlins' Jarrod Saltalamacchia, right, drives in the game-wining run with a base hit as Atlanta Braves catcher Evan Gattis looks on in the ninth inning of a baseball game on Thursday, July 24, 2014, in Atlanta. The Marlins won 3-2. (AP Photo)

ATLANTA (AP) — Jarrod Saltalamacchia knows most teams don’t get many chances to beat Atlanta Braves closer Craig Kimbrel.

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With GOP runoff over, Perdue and Nunn face off

David Perdue waves to supporters after declaring victory in the Republican primary runoff for nomination to the U.S. Senate from Georgia, at his election-night party in Atlanta, Tuesday, July 22, 2014. Perdue defeated Rep. Jack Kingston. (AP Photo)

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — New Republican nominee David Perdue and Democratic opponent Michelle Nunn used the first day of the general election campaign to retool the “outsider” arguments they’ve used to reach this point in a race that will help determine who controls the Senate for the final years of the Obama administration.

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‘Way rustier’ Minor, Braves fall to Marlins, 6-5

Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Mike Minor delivers to the Miami Marlins during the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, July 22, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Tulis)

ATLANTA (AP) — Mike Minor’s struggles are becoming a growing concern for the Atlanta Braves.

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