Posts Tagged By PAUL NEWBERRY

Phelps apologizes after another brush with the law

In this July 11, 2014, file photo, Michael Phelps walks away from the starting block after winning the men's 100-meter butterfly at the Bulldog Grand Slam swim meet at the University of Georgia in Athens, Ga. Authorities say Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps has been arrested on a DUI charge in Maryland. Transit police say they stopped the 29-year-old Phelps at the Fort McHenry Tunnel in Baltimore around 1:40 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014.(AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

BALTIMORE (AP) — Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps registered .14 percent on a blood-alcohol test after he was stopped on a speeding violation, according to charging documents released Wednesday.

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Horford back but playing it safe in training camp

Atlanta Hawks' Al Horford is interviewed during NBA basketball media day, Monday, Sept. 29, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Al Horford stood on the sideline during the first day of training camp Tuesday, tugging anxiously at his No. 15 jersey while his teammates went through a five-on-five drill.

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Hawks begin training camp with plenty of turmoil

Atlanta Hawks head coach Mike Budenholzer waits for a television interview to begin during NBA basketball media day, Monday, Sept. 29, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

ATLANTA (AP) — Growing more and more uncomfortable with a line of questioning that had nothing to do with what’s happening on the court for the Atlanta Hawks, coach Mike Budenholzer turned toward one of his handlers Monday and asked, only half-jokingly, “Can we end this soon?”

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Column: NBA still must deal with the race issue

In this April 29, 2014, file photo, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver addresses a news conference in New York. Silver says his league will "take a fresh look" at its domestic violence procedures following the rash of cases in the NFL.  (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, FILE)

ATLANTA (AP) — While the NFL was rightfully being hammered over turning a blind eye to domestic violence, the NBA got a bit of a pass on its latest brouhaha.

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No. 12 Georgia hoping for smoother test vs. Vols

Georgia running back Sony Michel (1) tries to escape from Troy defensive back Montres Kitchens (1) in the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, in Athens, Ga. Georgia won 66-0. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — No. 12 Georgia begins a stretch of seven straight Southeastern Conference games with a team that seemed to take all the steam out of the Bulldogs a year ago.

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