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Topic - Atlanta
Atlanta is the capital of and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Georgia, with an estimated 2011 population of 432,427. Atlanta is the cultural and economic center of the Atlanta metropolitan area, home to 5,457,831 people and the ninth largest metropolitan area in the United States. Atlanta is the county seat of Fulton County, and a small portion of the city extends eastward into DeKalb County. - Source: Wikipedia
Former Braves second baseman Dan Uggla has found a new home with the San Francisco Giants.
Cooper won five NBA titles as a shooting guard with the Los Angeles Lakers during the "Showtime" era from 1978-90. As a coach, he won two WNBA titles with the Los Angeles Sparks and one NBA Development League championships with Albuquerque.
The Atlanta network of Veterans Affairs medical centers doled out more than $2 million in employee bonuses over the past four years, but failed to properly maintain medicine carts, causing nurses at one center to administer drugs and treatments belatedly.
A Decatur, Georgia, Veteran's Affairs (VA) health center gave out $3,374 in bonuses in fiscal 2013, despite an internal investigator's report of malfunctioning equipment at the facility.
The team announced the suspension on its Twitter feed, with no further explanation. Manager Fredi Gonzalez also declined to elaborate when asked about the punishment before the Braves' game against the Chicago Cubs.
After teetering in early June, the Braves have been on fire ever since and have re-taken the division lead. That and more on this week's Around the NL East.
The Centers for Disease Control announced Tuesday that government employees found old vials labeled "variola," better known as smallpox, in an unused portion of an FDA lab in the Beltway area — a remarkable and unusual discovery because an international pact says smallpox samples may only be held at labs in Atlanta and Russia.
The Atlanta Dream dominated inside to break open a tight game in an 86-73 victory over the Washington Mystics on Saturday night.
The Braves were off on Thursday, but will carry a seven-game winning streak into Friday night's game against Arizona. Atlanta has won 11 of its last 14 games to move one-half game ahead of Washington.
Injuries and ineffectiveness have plagued Atlanta's rotation recently. Can they recover? That and more as we go Around the NL East.
After posting two quality outings over the weekend, Tyler Clippard hopes his recent struggles against the Braves are a thing of the past.
After briefly losing their grip on first place heading into the weekend, the Nationals cemented their spot back atop the division for now on Sunday with a 4-1 win over Atlanta. Read more here.
The Nationals improved to 3-7 against Atlanta. They increased their division lead over the Braves to 1 1/2 games. Roark (7-4) went 5 1/3 innings, allowing a run and four hits.
Anthony Rendon's homer with 2 outs in the 9th picked the Nats up off the mat. But after losing to the Braves in the 13th, they were even more demoralized than before.
Maryland native Gavin Floyd, a year removed from Tommy John surgery, broke his elbow during the seventh inning of a strong pitching performance against the Nationals on Thursday night. The Atlanta Braves won the game 3-0 to start an important four-game series in Washington against their NL East rivals.