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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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Uggla trying to win job with Nationals

Veteran second baseman Dan Uggla realizes there is not a lot of margin for error if he is going to make the Washington Nationals’ Opening Day roster.

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NBA roundup: Westbrook’s triple-double lifts Thunder over Hawks

Guard Russell Westbrook posted 36 points, 14 assists and 10 rebounds to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 123-115 comeback victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Friday at the Chesapeake Energy Arena.

Falcons finally catch tight end, sign Tamme

After missing on their priority targets, tight end Jacob Tamme signed Atlanta Falcons, who spent the past three seasons with the Denver Broncos.

Falcons stadium funding plan upheld

The Georgia Supreme Court on Monday upheld the city of Atlanta’s plans to aid in financing the Falcons’ new $1.4 billion stadium.

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Hawks rebound with rout of Kings

George Karl might be wondering if he made the right choice to return to the sideline.

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Braves’ Minor likely out for opening day

Atlanta Braves left-handed Mike Minor has inflammation in the rotator cuff of his pitching shoulder that will force him to miss opening day.

Falcons want recovering LB Weatherspoon back

Atlanta Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff let it be known that the team wants linebacker Sean Weatherspoon to be a part of the revival.

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Braves OF spots suddenly up for grabs

The Atlanta Braves went into spring training knowing that there would be a battle for playing time in left field. Now the starter for opening day at the other two outfield spots is also in question.

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Braves OF spots suddenly up for grabs

The Atlanta Braves went into spring training knowing that there would be a battle for playing time in left field. Now the starter for opening day at the other two outfield spots is also in question.

Falcons release WR Douglas, OG Blalock

The Atlanta Falcons continued to clear unwanted players off new coach Dan Quinn’s roster Friday by releasing wide receiver Harry Douglas and guard Justin Blalock.

Quinn to put his imprint on Falcons defense

New head coach Dan Quinn likes the size of a few veterans on the roster, but they haven’t displayed any propensity to rush the passer. The Falcons had 22 sacks last season, which finished tied for third woprst in the league.

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Falcons’ hierarcy hitting it off

If Thomas Dimitroff has an ego, he clearly checked it at the door.

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Hawks use team chemistry to become best in East

The media crowd surrounding the tables of LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony would struggle to fit comfortably inside a New York City subway car at rush hour.

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Kerr, Budenholzer to coach All-Star teams

First-year head coach Steve Kerr of the Golden State Warriors and Atlanta Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer were named the coaches for the 2015 All-Star Game next month at Madison Square Garden.

Quinn, Kyle Shanahan set to lead Falcons

Seattle Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn soon will be the Falcons’ head coach, and former Cleveland Browns offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan will run Atlanta’s offense, according to multiple media outlets.

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