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AP source: Padres to acquire OF Justin Upton from Braves

In this Aug. 22, 2014, file photo, Atlanta Braves' Justin Upton hits a two-run home run off Cincinnati Reds relief pitcher Manny Parra in the 12th inning of a baseball game in Cincinnati. A person with knowledge of the deal says the San Diego Padres have agreed to acquire slugger Justin Upton from the Atlanta Braves. The person, speaking on condition of anonymity Friday, Dec. 19, 2014,  because the teams had not announced the deal, said the Braves will receive a group of prospects.  (AP Photo/Al Behrman, File)

ATLANTA (AP) — The San Diego Padres have agreed to acquire slugger Justin Upton from the Atlanta Braves, a person with knowledge of the deal said Friday.

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Georgia Southern beats Stetson in 76-67 comeback win

DELAND, Fla. (AP) — Jelani Hewitt scored 30 points and grabbed seven rebounds to lead Georgia Southern to a 76-67 win over Stetson on Thursday night.

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Trufant, Atlanta defense wary of Brees

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown(84) celebrates making a first down reception against Atlanta Falcons cornerback Desmond Trufant (21) during the first quarter of the NFL football game on Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014, in Atlanta.  (AP Photo/Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Curtis Compton)  MARIETTA DAILY OUT; GWINNETT DAILY POST OUT; LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; WXIA-TV OUT; WGCL-TV OUT

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Falcons cornerback Desmond Trufant expects to be exhausted by the end of Atlanta’s NFC South showdown Sunday at New Orleans.

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UGA paid more than $40,000 for Gurley’s legal help

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — The University of Georgia paid an attorney more than $40,000 to represent Todd Gurley while he sought reinstatement from the NCAA after he was suspended for accepting money for autographs.

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Old Dominion beats Georgia State in OT 58-54

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Trey Freeman scored 21 points — six in late-game heroic fashion — to lead Old Dominion over Georgia State in overtime 58-54 on Wednesday night.

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