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Jackson, Johnson questionable for Falcons-Bucs

The Falcons embarrassed the Bucs on national television during a 56-14 beat down on “Thursday Night Football” in Week 3.

Cards C Molina wins seventh straight Gold Glove

St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina received a Gold Glove on Tuesday for the seventh consecutive season, highlighting the start of baseball’s official awards season.

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Falcons hope to forge a turnaround

Before taking a brief break for the bye week, Falcons coach Mike Smith and his staff did an intensive self-scout of their last five games.

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Raptors weather late surge to top Hawks

Guard DeMar DeRozan showed his ability to adapt for the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday night.

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Falcons in scramble mode at midseason

After blowing a 21-point lead to the Detroit Lions in London, the Atlanta Falcons are 2-6 at the halfway point over their bye week but the still harbor hopes of getting back into the race in the watered down NFC South.

Braves hire Seitzer as hitting coach

Kevin Seitzer, a success in his lone season as the Blue Jays’ hitting coach, left Toronto to accept the same position with the Atlanta Braves on Monday.

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Several Falcons continue to shine as team plummets

Several Atlanta Falcons players continue to try to outshine the shadow the team is in as they are spiraling downward in their current five-game losing streak.

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Eastern Conference preview: Is this Cleveland’s year?

It has been 50 years since the city of Cleveland celebrated any type of major sports championship. LeBron James is hoping to throw quite an anniversary party next summer.

Despite Falcons' meltdown, Smith not concerned about job

With a demanding owner sniffing over every move, decision and step sideways, coach Mike Smith must try to rally his team and drag it back to respectability.

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Ravens’ secondary rallies for test by Falcons

The Baltimore Ravens’ defensive secondary is getting healthier just in time for Sunday’s game against an Atlanta Falcons offense headlined by wide receivers Roddy White and Julio Jones.

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Chris Webber heading group bidding for Hawks

Former NBA player Chris Webber is heading The Webber Group, which formally contacted the NBA regarding their plan to bid for majority interest in the Atlanta Hawks.

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Ryan trying to turn things around for Falcons

Comebacks are one thing. What Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan is trying to do, in leading Atlanta to a turnaround from a 2-4 start, is a different animal entirely.

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Hawks C Horford returns to action

Atlanta Hawks center Al Horford, who was sidelined since December due to a torn right pectoral muscle, returned to game action Tuesday night.

Hart declines Braves’ offer to be GM

John Hart has turned down an offer to be the Atlanta Braves’ general manager, according to Yahoo Sports.

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Falcons offense in need of spark

The Atlanta Falcons, a team built to be an offensive juggernaut, has sputtered out to a 2-4 record and appear headed for another disappointing season.

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