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Atlanta Braves summon a moth to help in Alex Gordon’s crucial n…

Atlanta Braves summon a moth to help in Alex Gordon’s crucial ninth-inning at-bat

yahoo.com Updated Jun 26, 2013
It was a crucial moment on Tuesday night: The bottom of the ninth of a 4-3 game, with runners at second and third and two outs. Alex Gordon was up to bat for the Kansas City Royals with a chance to tie or win the game.That's a situation when a team reli…
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  • Brian Banks: The best revenge is success

    Brian Banks: The best revenge is success

    profootballtalk.com Jun 26, 2013
    The story of Falcons linebacker Brian Banks‘ road from being wrongfully convicted of rape to the NFL is one that’s been told many times and the universal response has been that Banks is easy to root for after losing 10 years of his life before finally h…
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  • Pats likely will fight Hernandez for bonus money, guaranteed sa…

    Pats likely will fight Hernandez for bonus money, guaranteed salary

    profootballtalk.com Jun 26, 2013
    The Patriots’ decision to cut tight end Aaron Hernandez makes it extremely difficult, if not impossible, for the team to recover any of the signing bonus paid to Hernandez last year and, in part, earlier this year. Indeed, the Falcons held Mike Vick’s r…
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  • Links: Panthers mismanaging expectations

    Links: Panthers mismanaging expectations

    ESPN.com Jun 26, 2013
    Atlanta Falcons Before Matt Ryan arrived in Atlanta, the Falcons had never achieved back-to-back winning records, notes David Teel of the (Newport News, Va.) Daily Press. Ryan started from day one and has led the Falcons to five consecutive winning seas…
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  • J-Hey powers Braves to first victory at The K

    J-Hey powers Braves to first victory at The K

    MLB.com Jun 26, 2013
    Jason Heyward capped his 11th multihit game this month with a seventh-inning go-ahead solo homer that backed Kris Medlen's seven-inning effort and helped the Braves earn a 4-3 win over the Royals on Tuesday night at Kauffman Stadium.
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  • Video - Royals Walk Off With Win 00:34

    Royals Walk Off With Win

    Jun 26
    Alex Gordon singled in the bottom of the 10th to lift the Royals past the Braves.