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Arthur Blank: Winning rings is what signing Matt Ryan is aboutUpdated Jul 25 Share Tweet
Shortly after Falcons owner Arthur Blank agreed to pay quarterback Matt Ryan $20.75 million a year, Blank said it’s all about winning a Super Bowl. Blank praised Ryan, General Manager Thomas Dimitroff and coach Mike Smith for getting the deal done and p…
Share TweetZack Wheeler pitched well enough to earn his fourth win of the season in the Mets' 7-4 win over the Braves.
Fredi ejected after arguing call on Wright's hitUpdated Jul 25 Share TweetBraves manager Fredi Gonzalez was ejected after David Wright was awarded a triple on what appeared to be a ground-rule double during the sixth inning of Thursday afternoon's 7-4 loss to the Mets at Citi Field.Source: MLB.com
Right knee strain forces Young from Mets' tiltUpdated Jul 25 Share TweetEric Young Jr. left Thursday's 7-4 win over the Braves in the top of the fourth inning with a right knee strain.Source: MLB.comShare TweetMatt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons have agreed to a five-year contract extension that will make the quarterback one of the league's highest-paid players, league sources told ESPN senior NFL analyst Chris Mortensen.
Waffle House opens at Turner Field on FridayUpdated Jul 25 Share TweetOne classic Southern institution meets another on Friday when Waffle House opens a concession stand at Turner Field, home of the Atlanta Braves. The Braves made an announcement on Twitter that says it all, or mostly says it all: @WaffleHouse will make i…Source: yahoo.comShare TweetWe all cringed when we saw what happened to Atlanta Braves pitcher Tim Hudson on Wednesday. In a gruesome accident, New York Mets hitter Eric Young Jr. stepped on Hudson's ankle as they raced toward first base. Hudson's ankle broke, an injury that will …
Ouch! David Wright hits himself in the head with broken batUpdated Jul 25 Share TweetThe injury everybody is talking about from Wednesday night's Atlanta Braves-New York Mets game is Tim Hudson's gruesome broken ankle, but Mets captain David Wright had a pretty odd potential injury moment too.In the fourth inning, he grounded a ball to …Source: yahoo.com
Pony City Wings: Bringing Back The Spud Webb ClassicUpdated Jul 25 Share TweetThe old school brand, Pony, is back with their most famous sneaker, the City Wings. The City Wings initially came onto the sneaker scene during Spud Webb‘s surprising 1986 Slam Dunk Contest win over Hawks teammate Dominique Wilkins while rocking the low…Source: dimemag.com
Things to watch at Atlanta's campUpdated Jul 25 Share TweetFLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- The Atlanta Falcons will hold their first practice of training camp this afternoon. Here are five things I’ll be keeping a close eye on: Steven Jackson. The Falcons signed Jackson to spice up their running game after Michael Turne…Source: ESPN.com
Trufant, Falcons find middle ground on Weeden slotUpdated Jul 25 Share TweetWe pointed out over the weekend that the contract given by the Browns to last year’s 22nd overall pick, Brandon Weeden, could complicate talks between the Falcons and this year’s 22nd overall pick, Desmond Trufant. The final numbers show that the team a…Source: profootballtalk.comShare TweetFLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- The Atlanta Falcons and Tampa Bay Buccaneers begin practicing Thursday and the New Orleans Saints and Carolina Panthers report to training camp. That means there’s a lot going on around the division. Let’s take a look: ATLANTA FAL…Source: ESPN.com
A signed contract means relief for Matt RyanJul 25Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan tells Brian Baldinger he's glad the contract questions will be short-lived and he can return his focus to winning a championship.
More pressure on Matt Ryan?Jul 25Willie McGinest and Shaun O'Hara discuss on "NFL Total Access" whether there is even more pressure on Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan now that he has a new contract.
Atlanta Falcons QB Matt Ryan signs big extension, now ready for 2013 seasonJul 25Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan shows his gratitude to ownership and coach Mike Smith after signing a five-year, $103.75 million contract extension and now is ready to focus solely on winning in 2013.
Mets Get Past BravesJul 25John Buck drove in three runs and Daniel Murphy singled home the go-ahead run in the sixth inning as the Mets beat the Braves 7-4.
NBA -- Team USA -- Who makes the roster?Jul 25Were there any locks among this week's 28 invitees to make Coach K's roster?
Must-See Camp TVJul 25Must-See Camp TV