MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Dallas County's William Lee and Sylacauga's Shakayla Thomas are Alabama's Mr. and Miss Basketball. The Alabama Sports Writers Association honored the players Wednesday at a luncheon presented by the Alabama High School Athletic Directors and Coaches Association.
MILWAUKEE (AP) - Mike Scott scored 17 points and the Atlanta Hawks ended the regular season with a 111-103 win Wednesday over the Bucks, hours after Milwaukee owner Herb Kohl announced he was selling his team. Mike Muscala added 15 for the Hawks, who rallied from a 12-point deficit in the first half.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Julio Teheran pitched a three-hitter, Evan Gattis homered among a career-best four hits, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 1-0 Wednesday night. Teheran retired his first 12 batters before Ryan Howard led off the bottom of the fifth with an infield single.
ATLANTA (AP) - Atlanta has become the newest city in Major League Soccer with an expansion franchise that will begin play in 2017. The team announced Wednesday will be owned by Arthur Blank, who also owns the NFL's Atlanta Falcons. The MLS team will play in a new $1 billion retractable roof stadium to be built next to the Georgia Dome.
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