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Giants’ Beckham now the center of attention
Odell Beckham Jr. can’t get away from his one-handed catch. Signing memorabilia at a mall on his day off, it seemed every child and adult who walked up had a comment on the catch.
November 26, 2014 09:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cardinals often a thorn in Ryan’s side
Matt Ryan cringed when remembering his most recent games against Arizona’s defense.
November 26, 2014 02:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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ACC teams struggling to break big kick returns
North Carolina's Ryan Switzer made returning punts for touchdowns look easy last season. He's been frequently frustrated this time around.
November 26, 2014 12:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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SEC schools have incentive beyond border conflicts
Here comes SEC rivalry week, with an exclamation point. A conference that's again arguably the best in the nation, with six ranked teams, has saved plenty of drama for the final weekend of the regu...
November 26, 2014 12:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hawks reserves step up against division-leading Wizards
Hawks reserves Mike Scott and Shelvin Mack led a fourth-quarter surge on a night when starters were struggling, and Atlanta held to beat the Washington Wizards 106-102 Tuesday.
November 26, 2014 12:25 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia Tech-Georgia brings national weight this season
There's no need for any extra motivation when Georgia faces Georgia Tech. Yet, in a change from previous meetings, there’s a lot more on the line than merely state bragging rights.
November 25, 2014 02:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Forsett dominant as Ravens beat Saints 34-27
After each of his two touchdowns, Justin Forsett kneeled in the end zone, spread his arms wide and tilted his head back as if gazing toward the heavens beyond the Superdome roof. As he did so, the ...
November 25, 2014 08:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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John Smoltz leads newcomers on Hall of Fame ballot
NEW YORK — John Smoltz, Randy Johnson and Pedro Martinez are among 17 newcomers on baseball’s 2015 Hall of Fame ballot.
November 25, 2014 05:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Harrow leads Panthers to easy win
ROCHESTER, Mich. — Ryan Harrow scored 16 of his 23 points in the first half on Monday, and Georgia State beat Chicago State 69-46 in the CBE Hall of Fame Classic at Oakland University. Harrow, a fo...
November 25, 2014 05:27 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Girls Coaches of the Year: Scott, Simmons at the helm of youthful talent
Harrison had the runners to have a successful girls cross country season, even if the team was young.
November 26, 2014 09:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Owls get emphatic win in home opener
Nigel Pruitt scored 21 points to lead four players in double figures as Kennesaw State won its home opener Wednesday with an 84-71 victory over Samford.
November 26, 2014 09:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Athlete of the Week: Bailey Hockman
Bailey Hockman - McEachern Football Quarterback McEachern and sophomore quarterback Bailey Hockman wasted no time putting points on the board in their 44-13 win over Alpharetta in the second round ...
November 26, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Athlete of the Week: Brandi Brown
Brandi Brown - Pebblebrook Basketball Center Pebblebrook senior center Brandi Brown has been impressive in helping the Lady Falcons get off to a 3-0 start for the first time in eight years. Last we...
November 26, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Player of the Year: Gonzales’ stepped-up effort sparks title run
Savanna Gonzales kicked her game up a notch or two late in the season. That prompted the rest of her North Cobb volleyball teammates to do the same.
November 26, 2014 12:32 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coach of the Year: Auld’s scheduling a recipe for success
One way a team can truly discover its strengths and weaknesses is to play top competition. That’s the approach North Cobb volleyball coach James Auld had to scheduling matches.
November 26, 2014 12:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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South Cobb football team awarded grant for equipment
Each year, high school football teams have to send helmets, shoulder pads and other equipment to get reconditioned and certified as being safe for additional use.
November 26, 2014 12:29 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prep Roundup: Pope wins Hillgrove Duals; Haskin gets his 400th win
Pope’s wrestling team clinched the Hillgrove Duals championship with a 53-27 win over Roswell on Tuesday, as coach James Haskin celebrated his 400th dual win.
November 26, 2014 12:28 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marietta’s KirVonte' Benson will trade basketball and track for football future at Georgia Tech
Kirvonte’ Benson didn’t start playing football until two years ago and has already committed to Georgia Tech. It didn’t take the speedy Marietta senior long to catch on and immediately became a sta...
November 25, 2014 05:36 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prep Roundup: North Cobb earns spot in tourney title game
Cedrick Council scored 16 points as the North Cobb boys’ basketball team defeated Parkview 70-46 to earn a spot in the title game of the Parkview Thanksgiving Tournament.
November 25, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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