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Hawks hold on, continue success against Magic

Hawks hold on, continue success against Magic

ESPN.com Updated Dec 12, 2012
Josh Smith and Jeff Teague scored 16 points apiece, Al Horford added 13 points and 13 rebounds, and the Atlanta Hawks held off a late charge by the Orlando Magic for an 86-80 victory Wednesday night.
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  • Atlanta Falcons: Roddy White misses practice with a minor knee …

    Atlanta Falcons: Roddy White misses practice with a minor knee injury

    ajc.com Dec 12, 2012
    FLOWERY BRANCH - Pro Bowl wide receiver Roddy White suffered a minor knee injury and was held out of practice on Wednesday. He’s expected to return to practice on Thursday, according to head coach Mike Smith. White, defensive tackle Jonathan Babineaux
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  • Greg Hardy not done with Falcons

    Greg Hardy not done with Falcons

    ESPN.com Dec 12, 2012
    Carolina defensive end Greg Hardy missed an opportunity to gloat Sunday when he left the locker room before the media entered. But Hardy made up for it Wednesday. Hardy said last week the Panthers were a better team than the Falcons and he and his teamm…
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  • Atlanta Falcons: Giants QB Eli Manning Q-and-A

    Atlanta Falcons: Giants QB Eli Manning Q-and-A

    ajc.com Dec 12, 2012
    FLOWERY BRANCH—Excerpts from Giants quarterback Eli Manning’s conference call today with Atlanta reporters. Q: What is about this team in December? It seems you turn it on. A: A lot of times we are in that situation where need to win games to get into
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  • Wren, Fredi take evaluation trip to Dominican

    Wren, Fredi take evaluation trip to Dominican

    MLB.com Dec 12, 2012
    Braves general manager Frank Wren has been encouraged to hear and read about the success many of his players have experienced in winter leagues this year. This past weekend, he took manager Fredi Gonzalez and a few of his top front-office officials to t…
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  • Kuechly’s player of week might be first of several honors

    Kuechly’s player of week might be first of several honors

    Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly has been named the NFC’s defensive player of the week, and it might not be the last honor coming his way. Kuechly had a career-high 16 tackles in the Panthers’ 30-20 win over the Falcons, and leads the league with 130
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  • Bradshaw (knee) may miss game vs. Falcons

    Bradshaw (knee) may miss game vs. Falcons

    ESPN.com Dec 12, 2012
    New York Giants running back Ahmad Bradshaw has a sprained knee, which could keep him out of Sunday's game against the Atlanta Falcons.
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  • Around the NFC South

    Around the NFC South

    ESPN.com ajc.com Dec 12, 2012
    Time for a run through the Wednesday morning headlines from around the NFC South: ATLANTA FALCONS Mark Bradley makes an excellent point when he writes that the fact the Falcons already have clinched the NFC South title essentially puts them into another…
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  • Giants arriving at big moment in Falcons’ season

    Giants arriving at big moment in Falcons’ season

    ajc.com Dec 12, 2012
    By MICHAEL CUNNINGHAM FLOWERY BRANCH - All of a sudden payback is far down the list of motives for the Falcons when they play the Giants on Sunday at the Georgia Dome. After NFC also-ran Carolina smacked them last Sunday, the Falcons are just trying to
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  • Video - NFL32OT: Redskins On Playoff Push 03:12

    NFL32OT: Redskins On Playoff Push

    Dec 12
    Episode 236: Robert Flores and Chris Mortensen discuss the Redskins playoff chances. Steve Young breaks down the biggest concerns for the Texans. The NFL32 crew discuss which wide receiver tandem will impact Sunday's Giants-Falcons game.
  • Video - Road To The Superdome: Atlanta Falcons 04:03

    Road To The Superdome: Atlanta Falcons

    Dec 12
    Dan Graziano and Pat Yasinskas discuss what the Falcons need to do in order to reach the Super Bowl
  • Video - Blogger Blitz: Giants-Falcons Preview 02:37

    Blogger Blitz: Giants-Falcons Preview

    Dec 12
    NFC East blogger Dan Graziano talks with NFC South blogger Pat Yasinskas about this weekend's game between the Giants and Falcons
  • Video - Bradshaw May Miss Sunday's Game 01:25

    Bradshaw May Miss Sunday's Game

    Dec 12
    ESPNNewYork.com's Ohm Youngmisuk discusses Ahmad Bradshaw's knee injury and the chances he'll play Sunday against the Falcons.

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  • Rashard Mendenhall, Pittsburgh Steelers running back, skipped team's most …

    Dec 12
    Pittsburgh Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall's one-game team suspension is for not attending last Sunday's game against the San Diego Chargers, according to a multiple sources.