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Arthur Blank: Winning rings is what signing Matt Ryan is about
profootballtalk.com Updated Jul 25, 2013
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…Upvote Share Tweet
Zack Wheeler pitched well enough to earn his fourth win of the season in the Mets' 7-4 win over the Braves.Upvote Share Tweet
Fredi ejected after arguing call on Wright's hitMLB.com Jul 25, 2013Braves 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Right knee strain forces Young from Mets' tiltMLB.com Jul 25, 2013Eric Young Jr. left Thursday's 7-4 win over the Braves in the top of the fourth inning with a right knee strain.Upvote Share 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Waffle House opens at Turner Field on Fridayyahoo.com Jul 25, 2013One 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…Upvote Share 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 …Upvote Share Tweet
Ouch! David Wright hits himself in the head with broken batyahoo.com Jul 25, 2013The 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 …Upvote Share Tweet
Pony City Wings: Bringing Back The Spud Webb Classicdimemag.com Jul 25, 2013The 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Things to watch at Atlanta's campESPN.com Jul 25, 2013FLOWERY 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Trufant, Falcons find middle ground on Weeden slotprofootballtalk.com Jul 25, 2013We 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…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Jul 25, 2013FLOWERY 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…Upvote Share Tweet
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.