Posts Tagged Atlanta

Hot start by Millsap helps Hawks beat Magic 95-88

Orlando Magic forward Maurice Harkless (21) drives to the basket against Atlanta Hawks forward Mike Scott (32) during the first half of an NBA basketball game on Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Todd Kirkland)

ATLANTA (AP) — The Hawks led 19-3 about 3 minutes into the game and appeared headed toward an easy victory over the Magic.

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Joey Logano follows Daytona win by taking pole in Atlanta

NASCAR driver Joey Lagano smiles after winning the pole for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, in Hampton, Ga. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Joey Logano is on quite a roll, following up his victory in the Daytona 500 by taking the pole for Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

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Travis Kvapil’s NASCAR car stolen from hotel before race

NASCAR driver Travis Kvapil uses a cell phone in the garage at Atlanta Motor Speedway Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, in Hampton, Ga. Kvapil's NASCAR Sprint Cup car was stolen early Friday, forcing him to withdraw from a race this weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway.  (AP Photo/John Amis)

HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — When Travis Kvapil got the call Friday, he figured someone on his race team was playing a joke.

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Falcons release veteran running back Steven Jackson

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons on Thursday released running back Steven Jackson, who in two seasons with the team couldn’t recapture his 1,000-yard form that made him one of the league’s top backs with the Rams.

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NASCAR back on track for extra day of testing in Atlanta

Joey Logano celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the Daytona 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Orlando Sentinel, Joe Burbank) MAGS OUT; NO SALES

HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — NASCAR is back on the track at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

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