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Paul George Hits A Wild Circus Shot From Downtown While Trying To Draw The Foul
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With just over a minute to go and the Pacers trailing the Hawks 95-90 Friday night, Paul George lined up an open three. He came up short, but like our coaches taught us in third grade, followed his shot and somehow came away with the rebound out near th…Share Tweet
Al Horford Put Solomon Hill On A Poster With This Filthy One-Handed Jamdimemag.com 5 hours agoWith the Hawks down 72-69 to the Pacers with under a minute left in the third quarter Friday night, Al Horford decided to take matters into his own hands. After getting his defender to bite on the pump fake, Horford took it straight down main street for…Share Tweet
Cox endorses Braves coach Perez as future skipperMLB.com Feb 4 (yesterday)The text from Bobby Cox was just five words, short and sweet as usual.Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Feb 4 (yesterday)If not for Dan Quinn and the Falcons, the storylines around the Panthers this week would have been quite different. Or perhaps, if the Falcons hadn’t beaten the Panthers for the only blemish on their season in Week 16, the pressure of being undefeated m…Share Tweet
Falcons QB Matt Ryan reluctantly picks Panthers to win Super Bowl 50ESPN.com Feb 4 (yesterday)Falcons QB Matt Ryan reluctantly picks Panthers to win Super Bowl 50Share Tweet
Matt Ryan: We never really owned offense until late in season.profootballtalk.com Feb 3 (2 days ago)The Falcons started the season 6-1, but things took a turn for the worse at that point as they lost six straight games to fall out of serious playoff contention. Turnovers were a big issue during the losing streak with the Falcons giving the ball away 1…Share Tweet
Around the Horn: BullpenMLB.com Feb 3 (3 days ago)As the Braves near Spring Training with a few open spots in the bullpen, they are comforted by the depth they have compiled in an effort to avoid experiencing a repeat of the late-inning frustration they felt far too often last year.Share Tweetyahoo.com Feb 2 (3 days ago)SAN FRANCISCO—Just hours after former Atlanta Falcons safety Eugene Robinson told the Carolina Panthers to avoid getting caught making bad decisions on Super Bowl week, a member of the Denver Broncos has apparently been questioned as part of a prostitut…Share Tweetyahoo.com Feb 2 (3 days ago)SAN FRANCISCO—Seventeen years ago, Atlanta Falcons safety Eugene Robinson carved his name in stone atop the list of all-time idiot Super Bowl moves when he was busted the night before the game for soliciting an undercover officer. Robinson had just coll…Share Tweet
Source: Braves making push for 'Lazarito'MLB.com Feb 2 (4 days ago)Cuban prospect Lazaro Robersy Armenteros Arango, known as "Lazarito," is expected to sign with a Major League team next week, and the Atlanta Braves are among the teams making a strong push to acquire the teenage outfielder.Share Tweet
Dabo Swinney: Falcons' Vic Beasley is a tough kidESPN.com Feb 2 (4 days ago)Dabo Swinney: Falcons' Vic Beasley is a tough kidShare Tweet
Foltynewicz patient in recovery from blood clotMLB.com Feb 1 (4 days ago)Braves right-hander Mike Foltynewicz endured a sedentary September that became downright frightening when he was diagnosed with a potentially fatal blood clot, which likely will limit him through the early portion of the upcoming season.Share Tweetyahoo.com Feb 1 (5 days ago)In our Homer History series, writers re-tell the stories of memorable home runs from their perspective. In this installment, Yahoo Sports' Jay Busbee talks about the 1996 World Series homer that sank the Braves' chance at a dynasty. The Atlanta Braves o…Share Tweet
Dan Quinn has an idea what Falcons need to reach Super Bowlprofootballtalk.com Feb 1 (5 days ago)Falcons head coach Dan Quinn coached in the last two Super Bowls as a Seahawks assistant, and he’s the only coach to have beaten the Panthers this year. So you’d think he’d have a decent idea of how to get here. Via D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta J…Share Tweet
Why It Doesn’t Make Sense For The Hawks To Trade Al Horford To The Celticsdimemag.com Jan 31 (6 days ago)USA TODAY Sports The Atlanta Hawks are soaring high as the current fourth seed in the Eastern Conference. Yet, according to some reports, they’re ready to make a major change – dealing either Jeff Teague or Dennis Schroder – that will drastically alter …Share Tweet
Braves' Freeman says no lingering pain in wristESPN.com Jan 30 (6 days ago)Braves' Freeman says no lingering pain in wristShare Tweet
Hawks' Millsap probable for Sunday with ankle sprainnba.com Jan 30 (6 days ago)Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap is listed as probable for Sunday's game at Miami with a left ankle sprain.Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Jan 29The Broncos’ second Super Bowl win came after a Saturday night arrest of Falcons safety Eugene Robinson for solicitation of prostitution. Multiple other Super Bowls were marred by player misbehavior during the week of the game. Coach Gary Kubiak, who wa…Share Tweet
Falcons say no decision has been made on Roddy White’s futureprofootballtalk.com Jan 29Falcons receiver Roddy White had a rough year in 2015: Among all the receivers in the NFL who started all 16 games, White had the fewest receiving yards, with just 506. As a result, there’s almost no chance that the 34-year-old White will be back in Atl…Share Tweet
Thomas Dimitroff: No doubt I need to produce to keep my jobprofootballtalk.com Jan 28There was some speculation before the end of the regular season that the Falcons might part ways with General Manager Thomas Dimitroff, but owner Arthur Blank opted to keep Dimitroff in place. Blank said he believed in “maintaining the continuity” of th…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Jan 28Jerry Jones loves a big project. That’s what helped Stan Kroenke get the Rams to Los Angeles. And now, the Cowboys owner has endorsed another shiny new palace for the NFL, saying the new Falcons stadium in Atlanta is on track to host Super Bowls. Atlant…Share Tweet
Freeman, Swanson headline Braves at FanFestMLB.com Jan 27The Braves announced that Freddie Freeman, A.J. Pierzynski, Dansby Swanson and Sean Newcomb will be among the players and prospects who will participate in FanFest, which will be held on Saturday at Turner Field.Share Tweetdimemag.com Jan 27USA TODAY Sports Even though the Atlanta Hawks aren’t the juggernaut they were last season, they’re still firmly among the best teams in the Eastern Conference. That could change soon, as the Hawks are reportedly looking to deal one of either Jeff Teagu…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Jan 27The Browns continue to look for their lead personnel executive, and they continue to look at guys who are currently unemployed and/or who soon may be. According to Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, the Browns have interviewed former Falcons …Share Tweet
Around the Horn: Braves have familiar faces at catcherMLB.com Jan 27The Braves reconnected with their past to satisfy their catching needs for the upcoming season. In doing so, they brought suburban Atlanta native Tyler Flowers back home to be reintroduced to his original organization -- and his former White Sox teammat…Share Tweet
Temple's Matt Ioannidis has slight connection to Falcons QB Matt RyanESPN.com Jan 27Temple's Matt Ioannidis has slight connection to Falcons QB Matt RyanShare Tweet
Quinn reflects on first seasonFeb 4Atlanta Falcons coach Dan Quinn talks about what he learned during his first season as a head coach and explains what QB Matt Ryan has to improve upon going forward.
Falcons Matt Ryan wants more consistency going into 2016 seasonFeb 3Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan made the rounds at the Super Bowl. While Ryan praised Cam Newton and picked the Panthers to win the Super Bowl, he also emphasized how his Falcons have to be more consistent moving forward.
Matt Ryan: We need to finish betterFeb 3Falcons QB Matt Ryan explains what has to happen for Atlanta to get back into the playoffs following a three-year absence.
Robinson: 'I cried all night'Feb 2Panthers radio analyst and former Falcons safety Eugene Robinson discusses the night before Super Bowl XXXIII in 1999, when Robinson was arrested, and what he tells Panthers players now.