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After franchise-worst quarter, half, final in Bulls blowout, we…

After franchise-worst quarter, half, final in Bulls blowout, we wonder: What’s up with the Hawks?

yahoo.com Updated Jan 15, 2013
The Atlanta Hawks headed into their Monday night matchup with the Chicago Bulls having lost six of their previous eight games, including four straight road games against the relatively lowly likes of the Detroit Pistons, Minnesota Timberwolves, Clevelan…
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  • Braves head toward arbitration with six

    Braves head toward arbitration with six

    MLB.com Jan 15, 2013
    Jason Heyward, Kris Medlen and Jonny Venters, three of six Braves who have filed for salary arbitration, are set to gain significant raises as they enter the process for the first time.
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  • NFC South afternoon update

    NFC South afternoon update

    ESPN.com Jan 15, 2013
    Time for an afternoon run through some odds and ends from all around the division: ATLANTA FALCONS Former NFL running back and current broadcaster Marshall Faulk says the pressure is only going to intensify for the Falcons in the NFC Championship Game. …
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  • Double Coverage: 49ers at Falcons

    Double Coverage: 49ers at Falcons

    ESPN.com Jan 15, 2013
    Coach Mike Smith, quarterback Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons finally have that elusive playoff victory. One more home victory stands between them and the Super Bowl after Atlanta outlasted Seattle in the divisional round. The San Francisco 49ers, ove…
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  • Kevin Durant posterizes Marcin Gortat, despite Gortat’s best ef…

    Kevin Durant posterizes Marcin Gortat, despite Gortat’s best efforts (VIDEO)

    yahoo.com Jan 15, 2013
    Kevin Durant's been hunting for poster victims pretty much all season long. We've seen him ring up Toronto Raptors rookie Jonas Valanciunas, go end-to-end to throw one down on Atlanta Hawks forward Josh Smith, turn a blocked shot into a vicious slam on …
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  • DE John Abraham Says He Will Go Vs Niners

    DE John Abraham Says He Will Go Vs Niners

    falconsgab.com Jan 15, 2013
    Falcons defensive end John Abraham aggravated his left ankle sprain in the second quarter and did not return against Seattle on Sunday but plans to be ready to play against the 49ers, D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. “Af
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  • Falcons relief stems from rediscovered run game

    Falcons relief stems from rediscovered run game

    profootballtalk.com Jan 15, 2013
    The Falcons have reason to feel relief, beyond finally getting the much-discussed playoff win. The fact they found their run game again gives them reason to believe they might get another one. For all the individual parts of Sunday’s comeback win over t
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  • Taj Gibson Posterizes Anthony Tolliver; Stacey King Enjoys It I…

    Taj Gibson Posterizes Anthony Tolliver; Stacey King Enjoys It Immensely

    deadspin.com Jan 15, 2013
    The dunk itself is pretty good, but Stacey King's reaction is even better. This is sort of a thing, I've learned, that King does so maybe you Chicagoans are yawning, but the rest of us can still enjoy his enthusiasm. More »
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  • Video - Matty grows up 01:32

    Matty grows up

    Jan 15
    Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan finally won his first playoff game Sunday in dramatic fashion. Kurt Warner believes Ryan has matured immensely since last season.
  • Video - Mike Nolan's advantage? 03:08

    Mike Nolan's advantage?

    Jan 15
    Atlanta Falcons defensive coordinator Mike Nolan used to coach his upcoming NFC Championship opponent, the San Francisco 49ers. Does Nolan have an advantage against his former team?
  • Video - NFL Live OT: QB Trust Besides Brady 01:52

    NFL Live OT: QB Trust Besides Brady

    Jan 15
    Jason Taylor and Jerry Rice discuss the quarterback they trust the most this weekend besides Tom Brady.
  • Video - Drive of the Week: Matt Ryan ices Seattle Seahawks 04:17

    Drive of the Week: Matt Ryan ices Seattle Seahawks

    Jan 15
    Atlanta Falcons QB Matt Ryan gets his first playoff win with another clutch performance at the end of the game. Brian Baldinger analyzes the Falcons' game-winning drive vs. the Seattle Seahawks.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Peyton's arm and conservative Broncos; catching up with Reid; …

    Jan 15
    Five items, a sort of mini-MMQB, for a Championship Week Tuesday ...
  • Paul George, Deron Williams shine at home; Andrea Bargnani, Tim Duncan shi…

    Jan 15
    John Cregan looks at players with significant statistical splits at home versus on the road.
  • Don Banks: Once left for dead, Ravens a threat again thanks to bold Caldwe…

    Jan 15
    Everyone understood it was a bold and risky move to make at such a vital position so late in the season. But that Harbaugh guy clearly knew what he was doing, because it has quickly elevated his team's offensive production to new heights and brought a S…
  • Grantland Channel Presents: House Eats

    Jan 15
    Joe House and I became friends for two reasons: eating and basketball. When we went to school together at the College of the Holy Cross, we would play...