Posts Tagged Atlanta

Hawks know from experience that 8 seeds can be troublesome

Atlanta Hawks guard Jeff Teague (0) disrupts the drive of Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose, during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, April 15, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

ATLANTA (AP) — There’s nothing to indicate the Atlanta Hawks will have any trouble with the Brooklyn Nets in the opening round of the NBA playoffs.

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Top seed Hawks look to recapture form after sluggish ending

Chicago Bulls guard Jimmy Butler (21) shoots over Atlanta Hawks guard Kyle Korver (26) as Jeff Teague (0) watches during the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, April 15, 2015, in Chicago. The Bulls won 91-85. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks spent the past month doing little more than warming up for the playoffs.

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Freeman not too worried as Braves lose 2nd straight

Atlanta Braves left fielder Jonny Gomes (7) makes a leaping catch to retire Miami Marlins' J.T. Realmuto in the ninth inning of a baseball game  Wednesday, April 15, 2015, in Atlanta. Miami won 5-2. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

ATLANTA (AP) — Freddie Freeman isn’t ready to panic just because the Atlanta Braves have lost two straight games.

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Haren, Hechavarria help Marlins win 2nd straight

Miami Marlins starting pitcher Dan Haren (15) works in the first inning of a  baseball game against Atlanta Braves Wednesday, April 15, 2015, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

ATLANTA (AP) — Dan Haren gave up three hits in seven innings, Adeiny Hechavarria went 3 for 3 with a homer and three RBIs and the Miami Marlins beat the Atlanta Braves 6-2 on Wednesday.

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