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Georgia’s Richt not ruling out RB Chubb vs. Troy

Georgia running back Todd Gurley (3) runs against South Carolina during the first half of an NCAA college football game on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Rainier Ehrhardt)

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Perhaps Georgia’s depth at tailback didn’t take an immediate hit after all when freshman Nick Chubb had surgery on Monday to repair his fractured left thumb.

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Nats beat Braves 4-2 close in on NL East title

Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg (37) delivers in the fifthinning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Todd Kirkland)

ATLANTA (AP) — Stephen Strasburg threw seven scoreless innings to end a long run of frustration against Atlanta, and the Nationals beat the struggling Braves 4-2 on Monday night to move to the verge of the NL East title.

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Hawks apologize for racially charged comments

In this April 14, 2014, file photo, Steve Koonin, speaks after being introduced as the new CEO for the Atlanta Hawks NBA basketball team at a press conference in Atlanta. A scheduled meeting between Koonin and Atlanta civil rights leaders has been cancelled, leading one of the leaders to say his community was greatly offended. The Rev. Markel Hutchins announced Wednesday's, Sept. 10, 2014, meeting was called off "at the last minute." He later said he received a call from Hawks spokesman Garin Narain on Tuesday night asking that it be postponed.  (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks released an open letter of apology to fans and city of Atlanta on Saturday, saying the organization “did not do the right thing” to correct racially inflammatory words and innuendos “over a period of years.”

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Hawks facing challenges on court and in stands

In this June 25, 2012, file photo, Atlanta Hawks co-owner Bruce Levenson introduces new  Hawks president of operations and general manager Danny Ferry, right,  during a news conference in Atlanta. Ferry has been disciplined by CEO Steve Koonin for making racially charged comments about Luol Deng when the team pursued the free agent this year.  Ferry apologized Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014,  for “repeating comments that were gathered from numerous sources” about Deng. Hawks spokesman Garin Narain said that team’s investigation of Ferry's comments uncovered the racially inflammatory email written by Levenson. That discovery led to Levenson’s announcement Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014, that he will sell his controlling share of the team. (AP Photo/The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Johnny Crawford) MARIETTA DAILY OUT. GWINNETT DAILY POST OUT LOCAL TV OUT (WXIA WGCL FOX 5)

ATLANTA (AP) — Racially inflammatory comments made by Hawks’ management left the NBA team facing a crisis that threatens its progress on the court and in the stands.

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Falcons’ Carimi may make first career start at LT

Atlanta Falcons tackle Lamar Holmes (76) embraces Atlanta Falcons running back Jacquizz Rodgers (32) after Rodgers scored a touchdown against the New Orleans Saints during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — One week ago, Gabe Carimi was being groomed to be the Falcons’ version of John Havlicek who could play backup roles across the offensive line.

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