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  1. How the Muhammad Ali torch moment happenedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | CBS Atlanta

    The biggest mystery heading into the opening ceremony for the 1996 Olympic games in Atlanta was who the final torch bearer would be? Which athlete had been chosen to light the Olympic cauldron to officially begin the games in our backyard. The mystery continued towards the climax of the opening ceremony.

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  2. D'Arnaud's single in 9th gives Braves home win vs. RockiesRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 17 | CBS Atlanta

    Chase d'Arnaud singled with two outs in the ninth inning off Gonzalez Germen and the Atlanta Braves beat the Colorado Rockies 1-0 on Sunday to avoid a three-game sweep. It was a rare home victory for the Braves, who are 14-36 at Turner Field and have baseball's worst overall record.

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  3. Hawks, Jack agree to 1-year contractRead the original story

    Monday Jul 11 | CBS Atlanta

    Jack will back up starter Dennis Schroder at the position. The Hawks needed an established point guard after trading Jeff Teague before the draft.

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    Sunday Jul 3 | CBS Atlanta

    Freddie Freeman homered to help Atlanta put Marlins ace Jose Fernandez through one of the worst starts of his career, and the Braves beat Miami 9-1 Saturday. Fernandez drove in the decisive runs as a pinch-hitter in Miami's 7-5 12-inning win over Atlanta on Friday night, but then allowed a career-high nine runs, six earned, on eight hits and a walk over 5 2/3 innings on Saturday.

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    Friday Jul 1 | CBS Atlanta

    Nneka Ogwumike had a career-high 38 points, 11 rebounds and five blocks to help the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Atlanta Dream 84-75 Thursday. Ogwumike, the league leader in field-goal percentage at 68.3 percent, was 13 of 14 from the field and 12 of 14 at the free throw line.

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  6. APNewsBreak: Braves set to open ballpark April 13 vs PadresRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | CBS Atlanta

    The Braves are scheduled to open SunTrust Park in April 2017, according to a copy of... Alvin Toffler, a guru of the post-industrial age whose million-selling "Future Shock" and other books anticipated the disruptions and transformations brought about by the rise of digital technology, has died. He... Alvin Toffler, a guru of the post-industrial age whose million-selling "Future Shock" and other books anticipated the disruptions and transformations brought about by the rise of digital technology, has died.

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  7. Braves call up De La Cruz to make debut against IndiansRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 29 | CBS Atlanta

    The Atlanta Braves have called up right-hander Joel De La Cruz from Triple-A Gwinnett to make his major league debut in Wednesday night's start against the Cleveland Indians. De La Cruz was 1-3 with a 4.68 ERA in 21 appearances, including five starts, with Gwinnett.

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  8. Title drought over, Cleveland thirsts for more championshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | CBS Atlanta

    FILE - In this June 20, 2016, file photo, confetti is sprayed over the crowd as the Cleveland Cavaliers arrive at the airport after winning Game 7 of basketball's NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors the previou... . FILE - In this June 19, 2016, file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers fans celebrate after the Cavaliers defeated the Golden State Warriors 93-89 in Game 7 of the NBA basketball Finals in Cleveland.

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  9. Braves place rookie RHP John Gant on DL with oblique strainRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 28 | CBS Atlanta

    The Atlanta Braves have placed rookie right-hander John Gant on the 15-day disabled list because of a strained side. Gant left Monday night's 8-3 loss to Cleveland in the third inning with the left oblique injury.

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  10. Discount airline to land at Newark with opening up of slotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | CBS Atlanta

    By striking down tough abortion restrictions in Texas, the U.S. Supreme Court has emboldened abortion-rights activists nationwide and imperiled a range of anti-abortion laws in numerous states.

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  11. Braves send struggling Blair back to Triple-A GwinnettRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 25 | CBS Atlanta

    The Atlanta Braves have optioned rookie right-hander Aaron Blair to Triple-A Gwinnett and recalled left-hander Matt Marksberry. Blair allowed eight runs in 4 1/3 innings in Friday night's 8-6 loss to the New York Mets.

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  12. Lewis victory in Congress taken from civil rights playbookRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | CBS Atlanta

    Mike Simpson cried as his wife was sentenced to life in prison for killing their children in their South Carolina home. He has one of the bullets fired still in his skull, but he has lost almost all his memories of... Mike Simpson cried as his wife was sentenced to life in prison for killing their children in their South Carolina home.

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  13. Lewis, who shed blood for civil rights, leads Dems on gunsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | CBS Atlanta

    From left, Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., center, accompanied by, from left, House Assistant Minority Leader Rep. James Clyburn of S.C., Rep. Joseph Crowley, D-N.Y., and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif., sing "We Shall O... . Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., left, accompanied by Rep. Joseph Crowley, D-N.Y., center, and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif., gestures as he speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, June 23, 2016, after House De... . 17 comments

  14. Hawks have plenty of options in NBA DraftRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | CBS Atlanta

    The start of Thursday's NBA Draft won't have much suspense. The Philadelphia 76ers have already told LSU's Ben Simmons they will take him with the 1st overall pick, while the Lakers have reportedly told Duke forward Brandon Ingram they will select him at pick number 2. After that, it's anyone's guess as to what will happen.

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    Jun 17, 2016 | CBS Atlanta

    Matt Wisler snapped a string of four straight losses, Freddie Freeman had three hits, including a two-run homer, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Cincinnati Reds 7-2 Thursday. Freeman was still hot one day after he became the first player this season to hit for the cycle.

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  16. The Latest: GOP's Armitage backs Clinton over TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | CBS Atlanta

    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gives a thumbs up as he walks on stage to speak at a rally at the Fox Theater, Wednesday, June 15, 2016, in Atlanta. He told Politico that Trump "doesn't appear to be a Republican" and "doesn't appear to want to learn about the issues."

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    Jun 13, 2016 | CBS Atlanta

    Elizabeth Williams had her first-career double-double and added a career-high five assists to help the Atlanta Dream beat the Connecticut Sun 93-87 Sunday. Williams finished with 20 points and 10 rebounds, Layshia Clarendon scored 19 with a career-best nine assists, and Angel McCoughtry added 18 points and four steals for the Dream .

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  18. Braves recall former starting 2B Jace Peterson from minorsRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2016 | CBS Atlanta

    The Atlanta Braves have recalled infielder Jace Peterson from Triple-A Gwinnett to fill the roster spot created when Kelly Johnson was traded to the New York Mets. Peterson, Atlanta's starting second baseman through most of the 2015 season, hit only .186 in 97 at-bats since being optioned to Gwinnett on May 2. He played at second base and center field with Gwinnett.

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  19. Moniak goes No. 1 to Phillies, buddy loses tattoo betRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | CBS Atlanta

    La Costa Canyon baseball player Mickey Moniak, front, hugs his cousin Tanner Gage as they, family members and friends celebrate after it was announced that the Philadelphia Phillies had chosen Moniak w... . La Costa Canyon baseball player Mickey Moniak wears a Philadelphia Phillies cap just after it was announced that the Phillies had chosen Moniak with the top pick in the Major League Baseball draft, at ... .

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    Jun 3, 2016 | CBS Atlanta

    Madson Bumgarner won his sixth straight decision to match a career best and hit a two-run homer in a six-run fifth inning that led the Giants over the Atlanta Braves 6-0 Thursday. Bumgarner allowed four hits in 7 2/3 innings, struck out 11 and walked two, lowering his ERA to 1.91.

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