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A. Jones' wife seeks divorce after alleged attack

A. Jones' wife seeks divorce after alleged attack

CNNSI.com ESPN.com Updated Jan 2, 2013
The wife of former Atlanta Braves star Andruw Jones filed for divorce about a week after she accused him of grabbing her neck and saying he wanted to kill her, according to a court document.
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  • Atlanta Falcons: Smith is happy that Koetter is staying on boar…

    Atlanta Falcons: Smith is happy that Koetter is staying on board

    By CARROLL ROGERS FLOWERY BRANCH - Falcons offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter withdrew from consideration for NFL head coaching vacancies and signed on for another season with the Falcons. Falcons coach Mike Smith said Koetter informed him of his decisi
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  • Eagles’ front office heads to Atlanta to interview Nolan, Armst…

    Eagles’ front office heads to Atlanta to interview Nolan, Armstrong

    profootballtalk.com Jan 2, 2013
    The two Falcons assistants planning to interview for the Eagles’ head-coaching vacancy will not have to travel to Philadelphia. Instead, Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie, President Don Smolenski and General Manager Howie Roseman are currently aboard a flight
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  • Hawks' Drew, Clippers' Del Negro named Coaches of the Month

    Hawks' Drew, Clippers' Del Negro named Coaches of the Month

    nba.com Jan 2, 2013
    NEW YORK -- The Atlanta Hawks' Larry Drew and the Los Angeles Clippers' Vinny Del Negro today were named the NBA Eastern and Western Conference Coaches of the Month, respectively, for games played in December.
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  • Injury report: Robinson plans to be ready for playoff game

    Injury report: Robinson plans to be ready for playoff game

    ajc.com Jan 2, 2013
    By CARROLL ROGERS FLOWERY BRANCH - Cornerback Dunta Robinson is in the league’s concussion protocol after taking a blow to the head Sunday against Tampa, but he was encouraged Wednesday by his progress and thinks he’ll be back by the Jan. 13 playoff
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  • Atlanta Falcons: Screen pass has become an extension of the run…

    Atlanta Falcons: Screen pass has become an extension of the run attack

    ajc.com Jan 2, 2013
    Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White ran for a 39-yard touchdown during the second quarter against Detroit on a screen pass. (Duane Burleson/Associated Press) By MICHAEL CUNNINGHAM FLOWERY BRANCH - After 16 regular-season games it’s clear the Fal
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  • Video - Blogger Blitz: Dirk Koetter Contract 00:29

    Blogger Blitz: Dirk Koetter Contract

    Jan 2
    NFC South blogger Pat Yasinskas thinks the Falcons avoided a major distraction by signing offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter to a contract extension
  • Video - DeCoud singing Falcons way to the playoffs 05:54

    DeCoud singing Falcons way to the playoffs

    Jan 2
    Atlanta Falcons safety Thomas DeCoud talks about his singing skills, missing a tackle on Doug Martin on his touchdown in Week 17, along with what pressures comes with winning in the playoffs.

Sports Columnists

  • Ray Lewis retires -- Ravens linebacker among five best defensive players e…

    Jan 2
    Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis won't be easily replaced by Baltimore or the NFL at large.