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Steelers release ex-UGA star, WR vet Hines Ward

Former UGA great Hines Ward is officially released Wednesday by the Pittsburgh Steelers after an unproductive season.

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Romo’s latest injury deals blow to Cowboys’ present, future

Quarterback Tony Romo’s season ended in painful fashion Thursday against the Carolina Panthers. The Dallas Cowboys’ season died along with it, while raising serious questions about the franchise’s long-term plan at the position.

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Reeling Falcons must regroup ahead of critical Vikings tilt

As the offense has started to spin in circles, the Atlanta Falcons have dropped four of their past five games and will stumble into a big NFC showdown with the Minnesota Vikings after a troubling 24-21 loss to the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday.

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Falcons must face up to themselves

Quarterback Matt Ryan believes if the Atlanta Falcons want to fix their offensive problems, they must look in the mirror.

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End of line: Broncos’ Manning meets familiar QB fate

Whether you think he should have won more Super Bowls or saw him as pretty much a one-man team much of his career, you have to feel sad watching Peyton Manning now.

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Active Braves reportedly shopping 1B Freeman

First baseman Freddie Freeman could follow star shortstop Andrelton Simmons out the door in Atlanta.

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Browns to start Manziel rest of season

When the Cleveland Browns return from their current bye week, Johnny Manziel will be the starting quarterback.

Pierzynski agrees to stay with Braves

On the same day they dealt away their promising young shortstop, the Atlanta Braves brought back veteran catcher A.J. Pierzynski.

Garrett not pleased with Cowboys WR Bryant’s tirade

A day after Dez Bryant’s tirade against the media, Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett acknowledged Friday that he talked to the star wide receiver and the rest of the team about conducting themselves like professionals.

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Falcons regroup, plan playoff push after bye week

Dan Quinn became the first coach in Atlanta Falcons history to rip off five straight victories to start off his tenure.

Atlanta Falcons successful first half of season

The Atlanta Falcons finished the first half of the season in good shape to make a playoff run as they get ready to start the second half of the season following their bye week.

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MLB’s Atlanta Braves say pitcher Tommy Hanson dead at 29

Former Atlanta Braves pitcher Tommy Hanson, once considered among baseball’s most promising young talents before being beset by shoulder injuries, has died in Atlanta at age 29, the team said on Tuesday.

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Eagles C Kelce calls Hardy playing ‘a joke’

Philadelphia Eagles center Jason Kelce called it “a joke” that Dallas Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy is playing in the NFL.

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Logano supports Kenseth’s suspension

Joey Logano supports NASCAR’s two-race suspension of fellow driver Matt Kenseth following another controversial week and ahead of Sunday’s AAA Texas 500.

Falcons put blinders on, tune out 49ers’ choas

The Atlanta Falcons, who are coming off a loss to Tampa Bay Buccaneers, are vowing to ignore the chaos that has embroiled the San Francisco 49ers.

Candidate for FIFA presidency Sexwale warns against ‘sponsor activism’

Major sponsors of world soccer went too far when they issued calls last month for the resignation of FIFA President Sepp Blatter, South African businessman Tokyo Sexwale and candidate to succeed Blatter, said on Tuesday.


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