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Falcons' Julio Jones hoping for new contract before season
After losing a few pounds in the offseason, Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones believes he is stronger and more explosive.
August 03, 2015 02:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ryan feeling as young as ever in new scheme
FLOWERY BRANCH — Now in his eighth training camp with the Atlanta Falcons, Matt Ryan says he has never felt better physically before the start of the season.
August 02, 2015 11:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Teheran, Braves avoid sweep
PHILADELPHIA — The trip ride home will feel a little better for the Atlanta Braves. Jace Peterson had three hits, including a three-run home run, and Julio Teheran pitched seven strong innings to l...
August 02, 2015 11:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia Tech relishing program’s growing recognition
Defensive tackle Adam Gotsis is pleased Georgia Tech is drawing some respect in preseason polls and rankings.
August 01, 2015 11:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Isner reaches fifth Atlanta final in last six years
Two-time defending champion John Isner rallied to reach his 19th ATP Tour final and fifth in the Atlanta Open, beating friend Denis Kudla 4-6, 6-2, 7-5 on Saturday.
August 01, 2015 11:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tamme moves on after Manning
Atlanta tight end Jacob Tamme was worried about playing with another quarterback after catching passes from Peyton Manning most of his career with Indianapolis and Denver.
August 01, 2015 11:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hall bids for comeback after losing ’14 to Achilles injuries
No one around the Washington Redskins harbors doubt about whether DeAngelo Hall has the know-how and competitive spirit necessary to come back from two operations on a torn Achilles tendon.
August 01, 2015 11:53 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former Falcon dabbles as intern coach
Mike Peterson got chills as he walked onto the practice field to start training camp Friday. And that was before fans gave him a warm reception.
August 01, 2015 11:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Disastrous road trip continues for Atlanta
Odubel Herrera, Freddy Galvis and Cameron Rupp all homered as the surging Philadelphia Phillies set a season high for scoring in a 12-2 victory over the slumping Atlanta Braves on Saturday night.
August 01, 2015 11:51 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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SEC spares no expense in hiring 14 new coordinators
Alabama coach Nick Saban and his staff always devote some offseason time to studying new offensive and defensive coordinators, just perhaps not quite this much.
August 03, 2015 08:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Some teams get headstart on preseason practice
After weeks of 7-on-7 tournaments and practices with players in only shells and helmets, preseason practice began in earnest Saturday with the first permitted day of practices with pads for high sc...
August 02, 2015 12:08 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Owls tackle the heat to begin preseason practice period, leading to inaugural game
Kennesaw State took the field for the first time Saturday, in preparation for its inaugural season of football.
August 02, 2015 12:06 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Commentary: Conference’s coaches bullish on KSU success
The countdown clock on Kennesaw State’s website reads 32 days until the Owls’ inaugural football game at East Tennessee State, and fans are going to start wondering how good the team is going to be.
August 02, 2015 12:04 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Merritt takes charge with Bohn, Schniederjans near
Troy Merritt couldn’t miss Saturday in the Quicken Loans National. Tiger Woods couldn’t make anything.
August 01, 2015 11:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former South Cobb star Masha in for growing role at Liberty
Liberty’s Stephon Masha was put in a tough spot late in the 2014 season. Starting quarterback Josh Woodrum was injured, and Masha was thrust into the starting role.
August 01, 2015 12:18 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coaches for other fall sports easing into the preseason
While football teams were permitted last Saturday to hit the fields for conditioning, softball, volleyball and cross country coaches had to wait for the opportunity to be with their teams.
August 01, 2015 12:17 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jennings, others reinstated at LSU with no charges filed
No formal charges will be filed against three LSU football players, including quarterback and Marietta native Anthony Jennings, for allegedly going into a house without permission in June.
August 01, 2015 12:12 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Big South hits Atlanta area
Despite not having taken its first snap, Kennesaw State was the de facto host Thursday’s Big South Conference media day at the Atlanta Marriott Northwest hotel near the Cobb Galleria.
July 31, 2015 12:52 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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McEachern adds three more players to its college commitments
A trio of McEachern football players made verbal commitments recently — Sam Jackson to Georgia Southern, C.J. Windham to Middle Tennessee State and Andrew Tarver to Florida International.
July 31, 2015 12:49 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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