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Atlanta Falcons: Happy with title, but plan to keep pedal to me…

Atlanta Falcons: Happy with title, but plan to keep pedal to metal

ajc.com Updated Dec 3, 2012
Back in 2010, Atllanta fans hold up a sign proclaiming the team's NFC South champions' status prior to the Falcons clinching home field advantage in the post-season against the Carolina Panthers during the final week of the NFL's regular season. (Kevin …
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  • ‘Let them play!’: Bob Watson fondly recalls ‘Bad News Bears’ mo…

    ‘Let them play!’: Bob Watson fondly recalls ‘Bad News Bears’ movie filmed at Astrodome

    yahoo.com Dec 3, 2012
    NASHVILLE - Bob Watson has held many roles during his life in baseball. He was an MLB vice president, a World Series-winning GM of the Yankees and he hit 184 home runs over a 19-year career that includes time with the Astros, Yankees and Braves. One of
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  • NFC South afternoon update

    NFC South afternoon update

    ESPN.com Dec 3, 2012
    It’s been a fairly quiet day in the NFC South with the Falcons taking an extra day off after a Thursday night game, Tampa Bay coach Greg Schiano saying the team still is awaiting test results on an injury to kick returner LeQuan Lewis and New Orleans in
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  • Bobby Hebert Is Convinced It Was "African-American" F…

    Bobby Hebert Is Convinced It Was "African-American" Falcons Fans Who Egged The Saints' Bus

    deadspin.com Dec 3, 2012
    When the Saints arrived in Atlanta for their Thursday night game, they were greeted by having their team bus egged by airport workers. Finally, Bobby Hebert had the guts to say what I'm sure everyone was thinking: it was black people, right? More »
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  • Hamilton's long game; Braves dream OF

    Hamilton's long game; Braves dream OF

    CNNSI.com Dec 3, 2012
    NASHVILLE -- An idea has germinated in the minds of some clubs that Josh Hamilton can be had for as little as four years. I don't blame teams such as the Red Sox, Orioles, Brewers and Mariners for thinking Hamilton comes with enough concerns (injuries, …
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  • Falcons can clinch NFC’s top seed next week, with help

    Falcons can clinch NFC’s top seed next week, with help

    The Falcons clinched the NFC South title from their collective couch yesterday, when the Broncos beat the Buccaneers. And amazingly, the 11-1 Falcons could wrap up the top seed in the NFC playoffs next week, with a win and some help. According to Pat Ya…
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  • Bucs remain in playoff hunt

    Bucs remain in playoff hunt

    ESPN.com Dec 3, 2012
    Sunday’s loss by Tampa Bay didn’t completely take the Buccaneers out of the playoff picture. In fact, they remain right on the fringe. If the season ended today, the Falcons, 49ers, Packers and Giants would be in as division winners and the Bears (8-4
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Sports Columnists

  • East Side -- Shorter NBA season unnecessary

    Dec 3
    Shorten the season? There's too much money in an 82-game season, and losing a few games does little to help anyone.
  • West Side - NBA schedule should be 78 games

    Dec 3
    No reason to sit starters if NBA scales back regular season by four games.
  • Peter King: Crennel, Quinn open up on Chiefs' inspired win with heavy hear…

    Dec 3
    On Sunday morning, I was talking to Joe Linta, the agent for the late Jovan Belcher, about the state of mind that might have made the Chiefs linebacker shoot his live-in girlfriend nine times with his own mother in the house and then, less than an hour …