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Bethancourt provides big hit to snap team’s skid
The Braves ended their five-game losing streak but gained no ground in their longshot chase for the playoffs.
September 18, 2014 12:16 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Falcons back in action after three days’ rest
The short week came at a good time for the Atlanta Falcons. Ditto for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
September 18, 2014 12:14 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Troy faces tough task in Athens
The Troy Trojans are off to such a rough start that athletic director John Hartwell felt compelled to speak in defense of longtime coach Larry Blakeney this week.
September 18, 2014 12:13 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vikings correct ‘mistake,’ make decision to keep Peterson away
Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson was declared out, back in, then out again as he faces a felony child-abuse charge in Texas.
September 17, 2014 10:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Union appeals Rice's indefinite suspension by NFL
The NFL players' union appealed Ray Rice's indefinite suspension Tuesday night, saying that he shouldn't be punished twice for punching his fiancee in a casino elevator.
September 17, 2014 10:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta watches Washington clinch NL East
The Washington Nationals are again champions of the NL East, wrapping up their second division title in three years against the team that knocked them out of the top spot last season.
September 16, 2014 11:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Richt hopeful of having Chubb in action against Troy
Perhaps Georgia’s depth at tailback didn’t take an immediate hit after all when freshman Nick Chubb had surgery Monday to repair his fractured left thumb.
September 16, 2014 11:53 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Challenge gets tougher as Jackets prepare to face Hokies
Georgia Tech has struggled to put two solid halves together in the same game and Sunday’s Atlantic Coast Conference opener at Virginia Tech doesn’t look like a great place for the Yellow Jackets to...
September 16, 2014 11:53 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ryan takes blame for woeful loss to Bengals
It looked like 2013 all over again for the Atlanta Falcons’ offense last week. Matt Ryan spent most of the game with the pocket collapsing quickly around him and nobody open downfield.
September 16, 2014 11:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Some are still on the run
    by Adam Carrington
    acarrington@mdjonline.com
    09.14.14 - 11:35 pm
  • With Cobb products in tow, Shorter preps for game inside massive Texas stadium
    Teams often do something unique to commemorate their 10th season of playing football. Shorter scheduled a game this season at an NFL stadium, one with a 60-yard-long video board hanging over the fi...
    September 18, 2014 12:17 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Prep Roundup: Kennesaw Mountain cruises past Etowah
    Kennesaw Mountain scored seven runs in the first inning and added six more in the fourth, on the way to a 17-2 rout of Etowah on Wednesday in five innings.
    September 18, 2014 12:17 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    South Cobb scores key victory in pursuit of region placement, state playoff berth
    South Cobb moved one game closer to clinching its second state playoff appearance in three years, beating Campbell 9-4 in a crucial Region 3AAAAAA road game Tuesday.
    September 16, 2014 11:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Sprayberry's Sharp receives all-star nod
    Sprayberry offensive lineman Bailey Sharp was selected to participate in the 2015 Under Armour All-America High School Football Game.
    September 16, 2014 11:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Allatoona up to No. 6 heading into its bye
    Allatoona couldn’t have asked for a more perfect start to the season. And its state ranking is heading in the right direction as well.
    September 16, 2014 11:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Prep Roundup: Mount Paran has edge on North Cobb Christian
    Lexi Bates drove in four runs, and Mount Paran Christian beat North Cobb Christian 10-1 in a Region 6A game Tuesday.
    September 16, 2014 11:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Sisters prepare for regional sailing competition
    The Atlanta Yacht Club will host the 2014 United States Optimist Dinghy Association Southeast Championship on Lake Allatoona this Friday and Saturday. A qualifier for the 2015 Team Trials, which gi...
    September 16, 2014 04:00 AM | 1 1 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Prep Roundup: Marietta picks up first win of the season
    Synclair Scott was 2-for-3 with six RBIs on the night to help Marietta get its first win of the year by downing Walkter 12-0. Scott hit a grand slam in the first and a two-run double in the third. ...
    September 16, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Former Kell star Spruill scores first big-league victory
    Zeke Spruill didn’t have much to say after earning his first major league win. His giddiness and smile said everything.
    September 14, 2014 11:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Cobb Football Friday Player of the Week
    Marietta’s KirVonte’ Benson likes running the football in the third quarter. Last week, he opened the second half with a 54-yard touchdown run, added another later in the quarter and jumpstarted th...
    September 14, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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