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Sports Minute: Here is the latest Georgia sports news from The Associated Press

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  • Memorial service held for former Albany Olympian

    Memorial service held for former Albany Olympian

    Friday, July 18 2014 6:30 PM EDT2014-07-18 22:30:36 GMT
    At 1:00PM, a public service will be held on Friday for Alice Coachman Davis, the first black woman to win an Olympic gold medal. The Albany native died Monday morning after suffering a stroke in April.More >>
    At 1:00PM, a public service will be held on Friday for Alice Coachman Davis, the first black woman to win an Olympic gold medal. The Albany native died Monday morning after suffering a stroke in April.More >>
  • Braves react to the release of Dan Uggla

    Braves react to the release of Dan Uggla

    Friday, July 18 2014 6:00 PM EDT2014-07-18 22:00:30 GMT
    Uggla, who was in his fourth season in Atlanta, batted .162 with 10 RBI's and two home runs in 48 games this season, according to a release from the team.More >>
    Uggla, who was in his fourth season in Atlanta, batted .162 with 10 RBI's and two home runs in 48 games this season, according to a release from the team.More >>
  • Snakes sign Gingera for 2014-15

    Snakes sign Gingera for 2014-15

    Thursday, July 17 2014 11:57 PM EDT2014-07-18 03:57:35 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ga. - The Columbus Cottonmouths signed forward Matt Gingera to a contract for the upcoming season, the team announced on Thursday. It will be Gingera's third season in a Snakes uniform. GingeraMore >>
    COLUMBUS, Ga. - The Columbus Cottonmouths signed forward Matt Gingera to a contract for the upcoming season, the team announced on Thursday. It will be Gingera's third season in a Snakes uniform. GingeraMore >>

ATLANTA (AP) - Garrett Jones drove in two runs with a bases-loaded single in the 10th inning, lifting the Miami Marlins to a 3-1 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Monday night. Bryan Morris stranded two runners in a scoreless ninth. Steve Cishek pitched a perfect 10th inning for his 22nd save.

ATLANTA (AP) - Atlanta Dream coach Michael Cooper has been diagnosed with early stage tongue cancer. The team says Cooper is taking a temporary leave of absence and will have surgery this week in Atlanta. The Dream say a full recovery is expected. Cooper is expected to miss about two weeks and assistant coach Karleen Thompson will fill in.

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference is moving its football championship game to Montgomery. The Division II league announced the move at its media day Monday. The game is scheduled to be played at Cramton Bowl for the next three seasons starting in 2014.

ATLANTA (AP) - Sam Querrey beat hometown buddy Steve Johnson 7-6 (3), 7-5 to open the BB&T Atlanta Open on Monday. Fellow American Donald Young lost in straight sets to Israel's Dudi Sela 6-3, 6-0. You ng lives about 1,000 yards from the court.

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