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Falcons QB Ryan offers tutelage for new targets
Matt Ryan is expanding his leadership role to include teaching young players and other newcomers in his seventh training camp with the Falcons.
July 30, 2014 04:04 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hall-bound Strahan played ‘as hard as I could’
Michael Strahan had one objective in mind when he came to the New York Giants as a second-round draft pick in 1993 out of Texas Southern.
July 30, 2014 04:01 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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McCoughtry helps Dream snap four-game slump
Angel McCoughtry rediscovered her shooting touch with 25 points Tuesday, helping the Atlanta Dream snap a four-game losing streak with an 89-80 win over the Connecticut Sun.
July 30, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules
The NCAA agreed on Tuesday to help athletes with head injuries in a proposed settlement of a class-action lawsuit that college sports’ governing body touted as a major step forward but that critics...
July 29, 2014 02:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police: Former Falcons star Abraham arrested last month
Police say Arizona Cardinals linebacker John Abraham fell asleep inside a car on a suburban Atlanta highway and was arrested last month on DUI charges.
July 29, 2014 02:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Humphrey to savor Hall of Fame day
ATLANTA — Claude Humphrey wishes he could have made the Pro Football Hall of Fame “a long time ago where I could have actually enjoyed it more.”
July 28, 2014 10:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Santana, Gattis lead Atlanta past San Diego
ATLANTA — Ervin Santana knew in the very first inning his slider would be tough to hit. It took a while to know if that would be good enough for a win. In the seventh, Evan Gattis finally came thro...
July 28, 2014 10:34 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trio earns final qualifying spots for Georgia Open at Pinetree C.C.
KENNESAW — McDonough’s George Perry along with Daniel Weinman and Ryan Clement of Atlanta, each shot 5-over-par 77s at Pinetree Country Club on Monday to secure the final three spots in the field o...
July 28, 2014 10:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former Georgia runner dies in car accident
Former University of Georgia 400-meter standout Torrin Lawrence died Monday morning in a car accident as he made his way home to Jacksonville, Florida. He was 25.
July 28, 2014 03:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rivera honored again in Fargo
Kennesaw Mountain wrestler ends event as dual all-American
July 30, 2014 12:11 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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McEachern’s Hockman honored by CBS MaxPreps
For a young quarterback, McEachern’s Bailey Hockman has already shown veteran capabilities. As a freshman he helped lead the Indians to three Class AAAAAA state playoff wins last season following a...
July 28, 2014 10:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Emotions flow freely as baseball’s hallowed grounds welcome its six newest members
Frank Thomas choked back tears, Joe Torre apologized for leaving people out of his speech and Tony La Russa said he felt uneasy.
July 27, 2014 09:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kell alum Williams races to junior world championship
Kendell Williams won the 100-meters hurdles Sunday on the final day of the IAAF junior world championships at Hayward Field.
July 27, 2014 09:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulsen getting most out of his Colorado call-up
Ben Paulsen dreamed of playing professional baseball as a child. A 2006 graduate of Kell, he got his wish in 2009, when he was drafted by the Colorado Rockies in the third round.
July 27, 2014 12:35 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Commentary: Heading into 2014, the attention turns to McEachern
It has begun. With Friday’s Cobb County Football Kickoff Luncheon in the books, attention can start turning towards the field and the 2014 season.
July 27, 2014 12:33 AM | 3 3 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fellowship leads the way at Cobb County Football Kickoff luncheon
MARIETTA — There’s a reason the Cobb County Football Kickoff luncheon has been going strong for 26 years. All the coaches seem happy, and for the most part, excited about football.
July 25, 2014 11:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia Tech’s Paul Johnson kicks season off with positive message
MARIETTA — Georgia Tech coach Paul Johnson has been around football for a very long time. So when the two-time Atlantic Coast Conference Coach of the Year took the time to be the keynote speaker at...
July 25, 2014 11:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local softball standouts pursue travel-ball successes
Georgia travel softball teams have won four national championships since 2010.
July 25, 2014 12:19 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tway two back of Langer in Senior British Open
Bernhard Langer made a statement of intent when he opened with a 6-under-par 65 to take a two-stroke lead over American Bob Tway in the Senior British Open at a sweltering Royal Porthcawl on Thursday.
July 25, 2014 12:18 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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