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5 NBA Playoff Teams That Could Use Anderson Varejao
dimemag.com Updated Nov 16, 2012
It’s too early in the season to say for certain which teams will and won’t make the playoffs, but we can confidently say some teams are still a lock, or they’re going to at least be in the running as the season progresses. One team that’s almost cShare Tweet
profootballtalk.com Nov 16, 2012Saints tight end Jimmy Graham was named the NFC offensive player of the week for his exploits against the Falcons and everyone knows there’s only one way to celebrate such an accomplishment. You sit down with the folks from Pro Football Talk on NBC SporShare TweetFalcons coach Mike Smith said Thursday that wide receiver Julio Jones and linebacker Sean Weatherspoon were “moving in the right direction” in their attempts to get their ankles healthy enough to play against the Cardinals this Sunday. They weren’tShare Tweet
Chipper Jones Has His Own Theories On JFK's Assassinationdeadspin.com Nov 16, 2012The recently retired Chipper Jones is an entertaining force on Twitter. Wednesday night, while watching Oliver Stone's JFK on Reelz (really, Chipper? Reelz?), Chipper decided to get the truth out about what really happened in the assassination of JFK. W…Share TweetCNNSI.com Nov 16, 2012ATLANTA (AP) -- The Atlanta Braves have agreed to a two-year deal with backup catcher Gerald Laird.Share TweetESPN.com Nov 16, 2012There are a lot of injury issues in the NFC South this week. Let's take a look at the latest on the most significant injuries: ATLANTA FALCONS The Falcons have a star-studded cast of players listed as questionable for Sunday’s game with Arizona. ReceiveShare Tweetprofootballtalk.com Nov 16, 2012The Falcons obviously need to run better. But it might also help if they got together to get their stories straight as to why they’re not running better. After center Todd McClure said he didn’t want the line taking all the blame for the recent probleShare Tweet
Atlanta Falcons: Offense is focusing on the red zone offenseCMGd Single Player — AJC FLOWERY BRANCH - When the Falcons travel inside the opponent’s 20-yard line, that’s usually time for their fans to prepare for a touchdown celebration. Perhaps, that is why so many fans and players seem to have taken the FShare Tweet
Cardinals vs. Falcons: 3 key matchups081612 ATLANTA: Falcons 14 year veteran center Todd McClure leads the team on to the field to play the Bengals at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta on Thursday, August 16, 2012. CURTIS COMPTON / Cardinals NT Dan Williams vs. Falcons C Todd McClure: Williams, …Share TweetFLOWERY BRANCH - In the aftermath of the stunning decision to release Ray Edwards, there was a big hole on the Falcons’ depth chart for the first time this season. Kroy Biermann, who was playing more than Edwards, slid into the No. 1 slot at left defeShare Tweetfalconsgab.com Nov 16, 2012The Falcons are back at home Sunday as they battle the Arizona Cardinals, looking to recover after their first loss of the season last week in New Orleans to fall to 8-1. The Cards are 4-5, and while they have played musical QB’s this season due to injuShare Tweet
'Playbook': Cardinals vs. FalconsNov 16Can the Arizona Cardinals offensive line protect John Skelton against the Atlanta Falcons in Week 11? "Playbook" explains why you shouldn't write off the Cards so quickly.
NBA: Memphis Grizzlies' size too much as they knock off the previously und…Nov 16The New York Knicks lost their cool and lost their first game in Memphis to the powerful, red-hot Grizzlies, writes John Hollinger.
Peter King: Luck vs. Brady adds new wrinkle to longstanding Colts-Pats riv…Nov 16INDIANAPOLIS -- Well, if the Colts are nervous about the showdown of 6-3 AFC teams with the big, bad Patriots on national TV Sunday, they're hiding it well. In the middle of the locker room Thursday afternoon, guard Mike McGlynn and long-snapper Matt Ov…
Why the NHL needs to rid themselves of Gary BettmanNov 16Before getting to the Week 11 picks, let's take a moment to honor the incompetence of the NHL commissioner.