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Chipper Jones accidentally causes forest fire in Georgia, accor…

Chipper Jones accidentally causes forest fire in Georgia, according to Twitter account

yahoo.com Updated Jan 22
Retirement has been pretty calm and relaxing for future Hall of Famer Chipper Jones. That was, until Wednesday, when the former Atlanta Braves great attempted to do a few simple chores at his residence in Roswell, GA and ended up starting a forest fire.…
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  • With draft, Thomas Dimitroff willing to deal

    With draft, Thomas Dimitroff willing to deal

    ESPN.com Jan 22
    MOBILE, Ala. -- Atlanta Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff showed he wasn’t afraid to trade up to secure a coveted player when he surrendered five draft picks for game-changing receiver Julio Jones in 2011. Could Dimitroff do the same in this year…
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  • Inbox: How have rotation needs been addressed?

    Inbox: How have rotation needs been addressed?

    MLB.com Jan 22
    Have the Braves addressed their starting-pitching concerns? Which of the 22 non-roster invitees will perform well in Spring Training? Braves reporter Mark Bowman answers these questions and more in the latest Inbox.
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  • Video - Why did the Atlanta Falcons hire Scott Pioli? 04:17

    Why did the Atlanta Falcons hire Scott Pioli?

    Jan 22
    Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank and general manager Thomas Dimitroff discuss what Scott Pioli brings to the table as the new assistant general manager of the Falcons.
  • Video - Scott Pioli Joins Falcons' Front Office 02:33

    Scott Pioli Joins Falcons' Front Office

    Jan 22
    ESPN NFL Insider Billy Devaney discusses the Falcons' hiring of Scott Pioli as assistant general manager.
  • Video - Hawks Hold Off Magic 01:30

    Hawks Hold Off Magic

    Jan 22
    Seven Hawks players scored in double figures in Atlanta's 112-109 win over Orlando.

Sports Columnists

  • USA Basketball to announce wide variety of standouts for new 28-player poo…

    Jan 22
    USA Basketball announced Thursday its 28-player pool for the next three summers that features a wide variety of American standouts.
  • ‘I Was Built for Football’

    Jan 22
    ‘I Was Built for Football’
  • Death to the Extra Point!

    Jan 22
    Death to the Extra Point!
  • Clayton's mailbag -- Seahawks riding old-school formula

    Jan 22
    Clayton's mailbag: Pete Carroll and the Seahawks are trying to prove that defense still wins championships.