5 things to know tonight: Braves fire Fredi Gonzalez as manager

1. Braves fire Fredi Gonzalez as manager. The Braves fired manager Fredi Gonzalez on Tuesday, after one of the worst half-seasons in the franchise's 140-year history was followed by its worst-ever start to a season. They have a majors-worst 9-28 record. [Read more]

2. Delta to end sponsorship of Fox Theatre over Qatar Airways event with JLo. Delta Air Lines will not renew its sponsorship of Atlanta's Fox Theatre, due to a foreign rival airline's event Tuesday night at the venue featuring a private concert by Jennifer Lopez. [Read more]

3. Georgia girl spanked by ex-NFL player to get $80K settlement. The Telegraph reported that ex-NFL player Roger Jackson, director of the Motivating Youth Foundation's after-school program, admitted using a belt to discipline the girl on April 22, 2015. Her mother filed the lawsuit against the center, Jackson and an employee in October. [Read more]

4. Nathan Deal criticizes transgender bathroom rule, stops short of legal challenge. Gov. Nathan Deal said Tuesday he will ask the state superintendent to help local districts struggling with the Obama administration's directive to public schools over transgender bathroom rules, but he stopped short of vowing to challenge the guidelines in court. [Read more]

5. As many as 4 in 10 gay men have HIV in some Southern cities. Three out of every 10 gay or bisexual men in several cities in the U.S. South have been diagnosed with the AIDS virus, three times the national rate, according to a study about how common HIV infections are in metro areas. [Read more]