ATLANTA - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/ATLANTA News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Soccer: Atlanta lands MLS expansion team for 2017 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57832031-77/soccer-team-blank-atlanta.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57832031-77/soccer-team-blank-atlanta.html.csp">Soccer: Atlanta lands MLS expansion team for 2017</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAUL NEWBERRY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-17T09:52:31.581-06:00">Updated Apr 17, 2014 09:52AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Atlanta • Arthur Blank donned traditional soccer garb to mark his newest venture — an MLS team for Atlanta. “I love this one,” Blank said, looking down at the red, black and gold scarf draped over his dark suit. “I haven’t taken it off since it was given to me. I may not sleep in it tonight, but I may. I haven’t decided yet.” Major League Soccer announced its latest team Wednesday, an expansion team for Atlanta that will begin play in 2017 at the city’s new retractable roof stadium. The team wil...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578320312014-04-17T09:52:31.581-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-17T09:52:31.581-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57832031@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:52:31 MDT Sports briefs: Jets sign former Titan running back Chris Johnson http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57824752-77/team-johnson-assists-atlanta.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57824752-77/team-johnson-assists-atlanta.html.csp">Sports briefs: Jets sign former Titan running back Chris Johnson</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-16T22:15:49.157-06:00">Updated Apr 16, 2014 10:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">NFL • The New York Jets and former Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson have agreed to terms on a two-year deal. The team announced the move Wednesday, but didn’t release terms. Johnson was officially released by the Titans on April 7. • A person familiar with the deal says quarterback Josh Freeman has agreed to terms with the New York Giants. Freeman was cut by Tampa Bay in October after a messy split. He signed with Minnesota four days later, but played just one game for the Vikings. F...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57824752@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:15:49 MDT A look at the NBA playoff picture http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57822351-77/season-seed-win-brooklyn.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57822351-77/season-seed-win-brooklyn.html.csp">A look at the NBA playoff picture</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TIM REYNOLDS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-16T16:00:35.807-06:00">Updated Apr 16, 2014 04:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A look at where things stand in the NBA playoff picture, with two days remaining in the regular season and all 16 teams that will head to the postseason this weekend now having clinched their spots: ——— EAST UPDATE It’s coming into focus. Slowly. Indiana will be the No. 1 seed, wrapping that up when Miami lost at Washington. So the Heat are the No. 2 seed, and Atlanta will play the Pacers starting this weekend. Everything else? Who knows. Toronto and Chicago will take the race for No. 3 down to ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578223512014-04-16T16:00:35.807-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-16T16:00:35.807-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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Clippers, 9 p.m. (joined in progress), 700 AM PCL baseball • Salt Lake at Tacoma, 7 p.m., 1280 AM, 97.5 FM, 960 AM The Big Show • Hosted ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57818950@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Apr 2014 23:46:26 MDT MLS, Atlanta planning ‘major announcement’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57817555-77/atlanta-mls-blank-major.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57817555-77/atlanta-mls-blank-major.html.csp">MLS, Atlanta planning ‘major announcement’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-14T23:46:27.403-06:00">Updated Apr 14, 2014 11:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Atlanta • Major League Soccer and Falcons owner Arthur Blank are planning a “major announcement” Wednesday on a proposed expansion team to play in Atlanta’s new downtown stadium. Blank has long coveted a top-level soccer team for the city, and negotiations with the MLS intensified after he reached a deal on building a new $1 billion retractable roof stadium next to the Georgia Dome. Site preparation has already started, and the facility is expected to open in 2017. Both the MLS and a top officia...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578175552014-04-14T23:46:27.403-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-14T23:46:27.403-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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Known as “Sweet Lou” during his professional basketball career, Hudson was the No. 4 overall pick in the 1966 draft out of Minnesota. He played 11 of his 13 NBA seasons with Atlanta and was a six-time All-Star. In 890 games, he averaged 20.2 points, 4.4 rebounds and 2.7 assists. After his NBA carer ended in 1979, Hudson worked briefly for the Hawks before m...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57806852@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Apr 2014 22:03:05 MDT Source: Kidnapping may be linked to prosecution of gangs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57801636-68/fbi-janssen-complex-atlanta.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57801636-68/fbi-janssen-complex-atlanta.html.csp">Source: Kidnapping may be linked to prosecution of gangs</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOHNNY CLARK</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-10T09:59:29.994-06:00">Updated Apr 10, 2014 09:59AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Atlanta • A man kidnapped from his North Carolina home may have been targeted because of his daughter’s work as a prosecutor on drug and gang cases, a federal law enforcement official said Thursday. Frank Arthur Janssen of Wake Forest, N.C., was missing for days before an FBI team rescued him late Wednesday at an Atlanta apartment complex. A federal law enforcement official, speaking on condition of anonymity because the person was not authorized to discuss an ongoing investigation, tells The As...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578016362014-04-10T09:59:29.994-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-10T09:59:29.994-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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It was the third time Brooklyn beat Miami by a single point; the other win came in double-overtime. Marcus Thornton scored 16 points and Paul Pierce added 14 for the Nets, who became the first team in the last two years to sweep the Heat. M...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577965072014-04-10T16:59:27.097-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-10T16:59:27.097-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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Miami lost at home to Brooklyn — the Nets went 4-0 against the Heat this season, and that doesn’t include a 2-0 preseason mark against the reigning champs, either — while Atlanta fell at home to Detroit. So Tuesday night’s big winners out of the East: Indiana and New York, neither of whom actually p...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577960822014-04-10T16:59:27.222-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-10T16:59:27.222-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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A top official from Blank’s parent company, Kim Schreckengost, said Tuesday negotiations continue and “we hope to complete an agreement soon.” The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has reported a new team will be announced April 16. The MLS has long coveted the Atlanta market, the largest in the U.S. without a franchise, as it moves toward its goal o...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577906582014-04-09T16:58:04.47-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-09T16:58:04.47-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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Archbishop Wilton Gregory announced the decision following a closed-door meeting with members of several church councils at his headquarters north of Atlanta. He publicly apologized Monday for building the Tudor-style residence and will move out in early May. “I have decided to sell the Habersham property and inve...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57779466@www.sltrib.com Sat, 05 Apr 2014 15:59:13 MDT NBA: Despite struggles, Atlanta Hawks cling to 8th playoff spot http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57760099-77/hawks-games-atlanta-korver.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57760099-77/hawks-games-atlanta-korver.html.csp">NBA: Despite struggles, Atlanta Hawks cling to 8th playoff spot</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAUL NEWBERRY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-01T23:27:08.556-06:00">Updated Apr 1, 2014 11:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Atlanta • Kyle Korver checks out the NBA standings every morning. He knows how close the Atlanta Hawks are cutting it just to make the playoffs. “I know who’s playing who, I know who they’re playing next,” the Hawks guard said. “We’re supposed to focus on ourselves, but I looking at everything.” After a miserable couple of months, the Hawks are barely clinging to the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference, one game ahead of the New York Knicks with nine games left in the regular season. “T...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577600992014-04-01T23:27:08.556-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-01T23:27:08.556-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57760099@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Apr 2014 23:27:08 MDT Utah Jazz are latest victims of resurgent Knicks http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/57756690-87/knicks-york-jazz-win.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/57756690-87/knicks-york-jazz-win.html.csp">Utah Jazz are latest victims of resurgent Knicks</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tony Jones</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-01T16:49:30.289-06:00">Updated Apr 1, 2014 04:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">They could be dangerous. If they find a way to make the postseason. “They” are the New York Knicks, who looked much better than a 32-43 ninth-place Eastern Conference team in Monday night’s 92-83 win over the Utah Jazz. It’s predictable that many would argue it’s just the Jazz that the Knicks beat up on at EnergySolutions Arena. But New York defeated Golden State in the bay on Sunday night. And what can’t be argued is that New York — in a season of frustration — finally seems to be hitting its s...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57756690@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Apr 2014 16:49:30 MDT Ex-Jazzmen lead Hawks to 112-110 win over over Utah Jazz http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/57661798-87/jazz-lead-atlanta-corbin.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/57661798-87/jazz-lead-atlanta-corbin.html.csp">Ex-Jazzmen lead Hawks to 112-110 win over over Utah Jazz</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Steve Luhm</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-10T23:25:26.977-06:00">Updated Mar 10, 2014 11:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Jazz played Atlanta on Monday night in a game matching teams which won twice in their previous 21 games. Something had to give. It was Utah. Kyle Korver scored 26 points and Paul Millsap added 23 to lead the Hawks to a 112-110 victory over the slumping Jazz at EnergySolutions Arena. Korver and Millsap combined for 12 points in the final 3:33 against their former team, when Atlanta wiped out a 96-93 deficit and snapped a six-game losing streak. Rookie Trey Burke led the Jazz were 23 points, ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57661798@www.sltrib.com Mon, 10 Mar 2014 23:25:26 MDT Utah Jazz notes: Gordon Hayward’s Butler teammate Shelvin Mack gets shot with Hawks http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/57661778-87/jazz-mack-hawks-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/57661778-87/jazz-mack-hawks-utah.html.csp">Utah Jazz notes: Gordon Hayward’s Butler teammate Shelvin Mack gets shot with Hawks</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By aaron falk</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-10T23:25:27.02-06:00">Updated Mar 10, 2014 11:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The arena will always hold memories for Shelvin Mack. The Atlanta Hawks point guard was a sophomore for the Butler Bulldogs when they beat Syracuse and Kansas State at EnergySolutions Arena to advance to the 2010 Final Four. “It was real special,” Mack said, as he returned to Salt Lake City to face the Utah Jazz. But while Monday’s game provided a chance for a reunion with his former Butler teammate, Jazz swingman Gordon Hayward, Mack’s focus has shifted. “I talk to him a little bit. We’re focus...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57661778@www.sltrib.com Mon, 10 Mar 2014 23:25:27 MDT Utah Jazz will see familiar faces tonight vs. Atlanta http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/57660251-87/atlanta-hawks-jazz-millsap.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/57660251-87/atlanta-hawks-jazz-millsap.html.csp">Utah Jazz will see familiar faces tonight vs. Atlanta</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Steve Luhm</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-11T16:22:20.991-06:00">Updated Mar 11, 2014 04:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Utah Jazz will see plenty of familiar faces Monday night, when the play host to the Atlanta Hawks at EnergySolutions Arena. Former Jazz players Kyle Korver, Paul Millsap and DeMarre Carroll all start for the Hawks who, despite a six-game losing streak, remain in eighth place in the Eastern Conference playoff race. “It’s going to be cool to have them back in Utah,” said former teammate Gordon Hayward. Millsap averages 17.5 points and 8.2 rebounds this season. Korver averages 11.9 points and l...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57660251@www.sltrib.com Tue, 11 Mar 2014 16:22:20 MDT NFL: Bills put game in Toronto on hold for 1 season http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57635896-77/bills-toronto-games-season.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57635896-77/bills-toronto-games-season.html.csp">NFL: Bills put game in Toronto on hold for 1 season</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOHN WAWROW</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-06T16:33:35.829-06:00">Updated Mar 6, 2014 04:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Orchard Park, N.Y. • The Buffalo Bills postponed their annual regular-season game in Toronto for at least one year, after going 1-5 since the series began in Canada. The Bills and their Toronto partner, Rogers Communications, announced Wednesday they were putting a hold on the series for one season. The postponement will allow both sides to work on enhancing future games, the release said. That means the Bills will be playing all eight home games at Ralph Wilson Stadium this year. The decision c...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576358962014-03-06T16:33:35.829-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-06T16:33:35.829-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57635896@www.sltrib.com Thu, 06 Mar 2014 16:33:35 MDT Sports TV/radio programming for Wednesday, March 5 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57632525-77/espn-espnu-exhibition-national.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57632525-77/espn-espnu-exhibition-national.html.csp">Sports TV/radio programming for Wednesday, March 5</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-04T19:07:02.059-06:00">Updated Mar 4, 2014 07:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Television — MLB preseason • Boston vs. St. Louis, at Jupiter, Fla., 11 a.m., FS1 Men’s college basketball • Duke at Wake Forest, 5 p.m., ESPN2 • Rutgers at UConn, 5 p.m., ESPNU • Colorado at Stanford, 7 p.m., ESPN2 • West Virginia at Oklahoma, 7 p.m., ESPNU • Wyoming at Utah State, 8 p.m., ROOT Sports • Utah at Cal, 9 p.m., Pac-12, ESPNU • Arizona at Oregon State, 9 p.m., FS1 NBA • Jazz at Washington, 5 p.m., ROOT Sports • Dallas at Denver, 6 p.m., ESPN • Atlanta at Portland, 8:30 p.m., ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57632525@www.sltrib.com Tue, 04 Mar 2014 19:07:02 MDT Sports briefs: MLS commissioner names expansion candidates http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57575817-77/expansion-league-mls-thursday.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57575817-77/expansion-league-mls-thursday.html.csp">Sports briefs: MLS commissioner names expansion candidates</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-20T23:11:38.927-06:00">Updated Feb 20, 2014 11:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">SOCCER • Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber says Atlanta, Minneapolis, Sacramento, San Diego and Texas sites are being considered as expansion cites. MLS will increase to 21 teams when New York City and Orlando, Fla., start play in 2015. The league has said it plans to reach 24 teams by 2020. Garber spoke about additional cities Thursday during a conference call to discuss the league’s purchase of the troubled Chivas USA franchise. Braves ink young SS MLB • The Atlanta Braves and ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57575817@www.sltrib.com Thu, 20 Feb 2014 23:11:38 MDT