Here is the latest Georgia sports news from The Associated Press

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Updated: Thu, 10 Oct 2013 04:17:03 EST

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons say star wide receiver Julio Jones will miss the remainder of the season with a foot injury. Jones injured his right foot in Monday night's loss to the New York Jets. The loss of Jones is a devastating blow to the Falcons, who are 1-4 and entering their bye week. DULUTH, Ga. (AP) — Nothing has come easily for Angel McCoughtry and the Atlanta Dream against the Minnesota Lynx. Game 3 could be just as tough. Minnesota, which won each of the first two games by 25 points, might have somewhat of a homecourt advantage when Lynx forward Maya Moore returns Thursday to the Gwinnett Arena. ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Stroke-play medalist Julia Potter and Margaret Shirley advanced to final Wednesday in the U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur at Biltmore Forest. The 25-year-old Potter, a recently reinstated amateur, beat Tara Joy-Connelly 3 and 2 in the morning quarterfinals, and topped Stefi Markovich 3 and 2 in the afternoon semifinals. MOORESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — AJ Allmendinger will race in the IndyCar season finale for Penske Racing. Allmendinger will drive the No. 2 Chevrolet with sponsorship from Izod in the Oct. 19 race at Fontana, Calif. It was the site of Allmendinger's comeback last year.

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