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Falcons Trying To Talk TE Gonzlaez Into Coming Back Updated Jan 31, 2013
The Falcons were minutes away of making Super Bowl XLVII in 2012, and want a big piece of that near title run team to come back in 2013. reports that GM Thomas Dimitroff said that he’s trying to get future Hall of Fame TE Tony Gonzalez to to re
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  • Falcons lobbying Tony Gonzalez for one more year

    Tight end Tony Gonzalez’s chances of retiring were up to 97 percent by the end of the season, but the Falcons are making sure that three percent doesn’t go away without being contemplated in full. General Manager Thomas Dimitroff said that he is makin
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  • D'backs reach a four-year deal with Prado Jan 31, 2013
    PHOENIX (AP) -- The Arizona Diamondbacks have agreed to a $40 million, four-year contract with Martin Prado just a week after acquiring the former All-Star infielder in a trade that sent Justin Upton to Atlanta.
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  • Earl Williams, 1971 NL Rookie of Year, dies at 64 Jan 31, 2013
    Earl Williams, the 1971 National League Rookie of the Year who played for the Braves, Orioles, Expos and Athletics, died this week at home in Somerset, N.J. The Newark Star-Ledger reported his death, noting that Williams had been diagnosed with acute le…
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  • Jim Trotter: In Trent Baalke, the 49ers have a GM whose foundation is built on selflessness and toughness Jan 31, 2013
    NEW ORLEANS -- After receiving his first NFL scouting job with the Cleveland Browns in 1991, Lionel Vital was told he should take college coaches to lunch when visiting their schools. Scouts want as much background as possible on draft-eligible prospect…
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  • Improved Nats, Braves will again pace NL East Jan 31, 2013
    The Nationals and Braves were two of the top teams in all of baseball in 2012. And after a busy offseason for both, they'll be the class of the NL East again this season.
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  • Raptors' Casey criticizes refs after loss to Hawks Jan 31, 2013
    Raptors' Casey criticizes refs after loss to Hawks
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  • Video - GM Pleas To Tony Gonzalez Not To Retire 04:20

    GM Pleas To Tony Gonzalez Not To Retire

    Jan 31
    Falcons GM Thomas Dimitroff lobbying to convince Tony Gonzalez to return for 2013 season.