Here is the latest Georgia sports news from The Associated Press
COMMERCE, Ga. (AP) — Robert Hight qualified No. 1 in Funny Car yesterday at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway. Hight claimed his fourth No. 1 qualifying position of the season with a leading performance of 4.104 seconds at a top speed of 308.35 mph in a Ford Mustang.
BOSTON (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks seemed to have found the answer to their injury woes: a rejuvenated Tracy McGrady, who was putting together a playoff game reminiscent of his youth. But then McGrady landed awkwardly, rolled his right ankle and crumpled to the court. McGrady says he'll be ready to go in Game 4 tonight.
TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — Joey Logano nipped Kyle Busch at the finish line to win the Nationwide Series race at Talladega Superspeedway. The race was marred by a late accident that sent Eric McClure to an Alabama hospital by helicopter. McClure was awake and speaking to emergency workers following the accident.
TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — Jeff Gordon has won the pole for today's race at Talladega Superspeedway, where he hopes his season can take a turn for the better. Gordon ran a lap at 191.623 mph in yesterday's qualifying session. It was good enough to bump AJ Allmendinger.