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Johnson’s HR helps Braves beat reeling Nationals, 8-4

Atlanta Braves' Andrelton Simmons, bottom, is safe at third base as the ball gets away from Washington Nationals third baseman Yunel Escobar (5) in the fifth inning of a baseball game Monday, April 27, 2015, in Atlanta. Simmons was advancing to third from first base after a wild throw. Escobar was injured on the play and left the game. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

ATLANTA (AP) — Kelly Johnson homered and drove in three runs, Eric Stults pitched 6 1-3 strong innings and the Atlanta Braves beat Washington 8-4 on Monday night to give the Nationals their sixth straight loss.

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Nationals’ Scherzer to miss start with sprained thumb

Washington Nationals starting pitcher Max Scherzer delivers a pitch against the St. Louis Cardinals during the first inning of a baseball game, Thursday, April 23, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

ATLANTA (AP) — Max Scherzer will not make his scheduled start for Washington against Atlanta on Tuesday night because of a sprained right thumb.

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Hawks reach agreement to sell NBA team for $850 million

In this Oct. 27, 2012, file photo, Jami Gertz, left, and her husband, Antony Ressler, arrive at the 2012 ART + FILM GALA hosted by LACMA in Los Angeles. A person familiar with the situation says a group headed by Ressler has agreed on an $850 million deal to purchase the NBA's Atlanta Hawks. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the sale had not been officially announced. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks are taking care of business during the NBA playoffs — on and off the court.

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AP Source: Hawks, Ressler agree on sale for $850 million

In this Oct. 27, 2012, file photo, Jami Gertz, left, and her husband, Antony Ressler, arrive at the 2012 ART + FILM GALA hosted by LACMA in Los Angeles. A person familiar with the situation says a group headed by Ressler has agreed on an $850 million deal to purchase the NBA's Atlanta Hawks. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the sale had not been officially announced. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

ATLANTA (AP) — Seven months after a racially charged email put the Atlanta Hawks on the market, there’s an agreement to sell the NBA team for $850 million.

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Millsap scores 19, Hawks hold off Nets 96-91 for 2-0 lead

Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez (11) has his shot blocked by Atlanta Hawks guard Kyle Korver (26) during the first half of Game 2 of a first-round NBA playoff basketball playoff series, Wednesday, April 22, 2015, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

ATLANTA (AP) — Paul Millsap answered all those questions about his shoulder. Al Horford didn’t let a dislocated finger slow him down.

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