• In this Aug. 20, 2014, file photo, U.S. swimmer Michael Phelps laughs during a news conference ahead of the Pan Pacific swimming championships in Gold Coast, Australia. Awaiting the birth of his first child, Phelps has decided to skip an Olympic prep meet in Atlanta next week.  (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft, File)

    Phelps skipping Atlanta meet while awaiting birth of child

    ATLANTA (AP) — Awaiting the birth of his first child, Michael Phelps has decided to skip an Olympic prep meet in Atlanta next week.

  • Atlanta Hawks forward Kent Bazemore waves a towel from the bench during the third quarter against the Boston Celtics in Game 6 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Thursday, April 28, 2016, in Boston. The Hawks won 104-92 and took the series 4-2. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

    Hawks get another playoff shot at King James and Cavaliers

    ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks were a work in progress much of the season, a team that went from relying on a dazzling, spread-the-ball offense to a grittier, defensive-minded bunch.

  • Patriots start Day 3 with Georgia receiver Malcolm Mitchell

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The New England Patriots have started off what could be a big day at the NFL draft by taking Georgia receiver Malcolm Mitchell.

  • Defense asks judge to move hot SUV death trial

    MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — Defense attorneys for a Georgia man accused of intentionally leaving his toddler son in a hot SUV to die have asked the judge to move his trial.

  • April 28, 2016 Athens - Students hold candles  University of Georgia students, faculty and family members hold candles to mourn the deaths of Georgia students killed in a car crash late Wednesday night, during a vigil in Athens, Ga., Thursday, April 28, 2016. Oconee County Sheriff Scott Berry told local news outlets the crash occurred just outside Watkinsville when two mid-sized sedans, one driving northbound and the other southbound, collided on Georgia State Route 15. (Taylor Carpenter/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

    Georgia students seek solace after crash claims 4 students

    ATLANTA (AP) — One of two survivors of a car crash that killed four University of Georgia students earlier this week remained in critical condition Friday, a hospital spokesman said.

  • Agassi to face Bruguera in Atlanta Open exhibition

    ATLANTA (AP) — Andre Agassi will face Sergi Bruguera in an exhibition as part of the Atlanta Open on July 31, providing a rematch of the 1996 Olympics gold medal final in Atlanta.

  • Amputee kayaker to compete in US national team trials

    GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — When Gainesville native Nikiha Miller slipped a prosthesis on his right leg and prepared to go through his regular walking exercises, he felt spurred on by a motto that he uses to fuel his drive for kayaking.

  • Florida’s Keanu Neal, left, poses for photos upon arriving for the first round of the 2016 NFL football draft at the Auditorium Theater of Roosevelt University, Thursday, April 28, 2016, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

    Falcons keep focus on defense by drafting safety Neal

    FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons have continued to build their defense by selecting Florida safety Keanu Neal with the No. 17 pick in the NFL draft.

  • In this April 18, 2016 photo, Jay Wallace, founder of Adventure Outdoors, poses for a portrait in Smyrna, Ga. Wallace was among a group of gun dealers once sued by then-New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg over allegations of allowing illegal sales of firearms. (AP Photo/Lisa Marie Pane)

    Tracking the flow of guns used in crime is inexact science

    SMYRNA, Ga. (AP) — Adventure Outdoors is an 80,000-square-foot store with walls lined with long guns, cases packed with handguns and aisles jammed with all the accessories an avid outdoorsman would need: coolers, clothing, ammo. At the customer service counter is a government-issued poster that warns: “Don’t lie for the other guy.”

  • In this April 11, 2013 file photo, Katt Williams, a cast member in "Scary Movie V," poses at the Los Angeles premiere of the film at the Cinerama Dome, in Los Angeles. Police say they arrested comedian and actor Katt Williams just outside Atlanta after he threw a salt shaker at a restaurant manager on Wednesday, April 27, 2016. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

    Police: Katt Williams charged with battery in Georgia

    ATLANTA (AP) — Comedian and actor Katt Williams was arrested after he threw a salt shaker at a restaurant manager, police in an Atlanta suburb said Thursday.