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AP source: Padres to acquire OF Justin Upton from Braves

In this Aug. 22, 2014, file photo, Atlanta Braves' Justin Upton hits a two-run home run off Cincinnati Reds relief pitcher Manny Parra in the 12th inning of a baseball game in Cincinnati. A person with knowledge of the deal says the San Diego Padres have agreed to acquire slugger Justin Upton from the Atlanta Braves. The person, speaking on condition of anonymity Friday, Dec. 19, 2014,  because the teams had not announced the deal, said the Braves will receive a group of prospects.  (AP Photo/Al Behrman, File)

ATLANTA (AP) — The San Diego Padres have agreed to acquire slugger Justin Upton from the Atlanta Braves, a person with knowledge of the deal said Friday.

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Trufant, Atlanta defense wary of Brees

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown(84) celebrates making a first down reception against Atlanta Falcons cornerback Desmond Trufant (21) during the first quarter of the NFL football game on Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014, in Atlanta.  (AP Photo/Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Curtis Compton)  MARIETTA DAILY OUT; GWINNETT DAILY POST OUT; LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; WXIA-TV OUT; WGCL-TV OUT

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Falcons cornerback Desmond Trufant expects to be exhausted by the end of Atlanta’s NFC South showdown Sunday at New Orleans.

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Hawks eager to show strong start is no fluke

Atlanta Hawks' DeMarre Carroll, left, celebrates as Chicago Bulls' Mike Dunleavy, right, called a timeout after being defended by Carroll on an inbound pass in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, in Atlanta. Atlanta won 93-86. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks know it’s going to take more than a couple of strong months to prove this franchise has really turned things around after so many dashed hopes.

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Hawks eager to show strong start is no fluke

Atlanta Hawks' DeMarre Carroll, left, celebrates as Chicago Bulls' Mike Dunleavy, right, called a timeout after being defended by Carroll on an inbound pass in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, in Atlanta. Atlanta won 93-86. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks know it’s going to take more than a couple of strong months to prove this franchise has really turned things around after so many dashed hopes.

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Callaspo, Braves finalize 1-year deal

ATLANTA (AP) — Infielder Alberto Callaspo and the Atlanta Braves have finalized a one-year contract.

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