• Correction: Students Pepper-Sprayed story

    ATLANTA (AP) — In a story Aug. 24 about a parent arrested for pepper-spraying students at a school, The Associated Press erroneously reported that Atlanta Public Schools spokeswoman Kimberly Willis Green said the incident happened during a fight and the woman was trying to stop her son from being jumped. Green tells the AP she never said that.

  • Marquez Tolbert cries Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016 as he listens in Atlanta to testimony in the trial of Martin Blackwell who is accused of pouring boiling water on him and a friend Anthony Gooden, right, as they slept. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

    Jury convicts Georgia man who threw boiled water on gay men

    ATLANTA (AP) — A judge sentenced a Georgia man to 40 years in prison Wednesday for throwing boiled water on a gay couple sleeping in an apartment, leaving them with severe burns that required surgery.

  • Falcons to hold out Ward, Ishmael against Dolphins

    FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Running back Terron Ward and safety Kemal Ishmael will miss their second straight preseason game when the Atlanta Falcons play the Miami Dolphins on Thursday night.

  • WNBA’s Atlanta Dream moving to Georgia Tech’s campus arena

    ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Dream will play their next two seasons at Georgia Tech’s campus arena.

  • In this Dec. 20, 2015, file photo, Atlanta Falcons kicker Shayne Graham (6) kicks a 33-yard field goal against the Jacksonville Jaguars during the second half of an NFL football game in Jacksonville, Fla. Veteran kicker Shayne Graham has returned for a second stint with the Falcons, a signing that could be an indication that Matt Bryant's leg injury may be more serious than initially believed.  (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)

    Veteran PK Graham returns to Falcons as more than ‘camp leg’

    FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — After kicking for 10 teams in the past 15 seasons — and a few more teams in preseason camps — Shayne Graham knew to be prepared for another call.

  • Washington Nationals pitcher Shawn Kelley walks off the field as the walk off home run ball of Atlanta Braves' Jace Peterson sails to the right field wall during the tenth inning of a baseball game, Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016, in Atlanta. Atlanta won 7-6. (AP Photo/John Amis)

    Peterson’s homer in 10th sends Braves past Nationals

    ATLANTA (AP) — Jace Peterson hit a tiebreaking homer in the 10th inning off Shawn Kelley, giving the Atlanta Braves a 7-6 victory over the Washington Nationals on Sunday.

  • Spectators take selfies before the final of the women's Olympic football tournament between Germany and Sweden at Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday Aug. 19, 2016.(AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

    After Rio risk, Olympic officials can learn lessons

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Taking the Olympics to Rio de Janeiro was always considered a bit of a risk. Now that South America’s first games are drawing to a close, the question is: Did the gamble pay off?

  • Falcons bring back veteran kicker Shayne Graham

    ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons are re-signing veteran kicker Shayne Graham, who played five games with the team in 2015.

  • Nats bring Zimmerman, Lobaton off DL; option Cole, Severino

    ATLANTA (AP) — The Washington Nationals have reinstated first baseman Ryan Zimmerman and catcher Jose Lobaton from the 15-day disabled list.

  • Atlanta Braves' Ender Inciarte (11) follows through on a two-run home run in the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals in Atlanta, Friday, Aug. 19, 2016. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

    Braves rally in 8th before falling to Nationals in 9th 7-6

    ATLANTA (AP) — Freddie Freeman is hoping a move to a new park next season means a boost to the Braves’ power potential.