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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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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.

Quinn now appears Falcons’ top candidate

Seattle Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn now appears to be the favorite to get the Atlanta Falcons’ head-coaching job after Todd Bowles landed with the New York Jets.

Owners of NBA’s Hawks approve plan to sell the team

The owners of the Atlanta Hawks said Thursday they have unanimously approved a plan to sell the franchise, a move triggered last year by a racism controversy.

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Braves' John Smoltz part of four new MLB Hall of Fame selections

John Smoltz, Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and Craig Biggio made the Baseball Hall of Fame on Tuesday

Detroit feeling robbed by officials in loss to Dallas

The Detroit Lions were left feeling robbed on Sunday after officials reversed a pass interference call that set the stage for the Dallas Cowboys' 24-20 NFC wildcard win.

NFL Coach Search: Best fits for five openings

By the end of Black Monday, four head-coaching vacancies existed and the Oakland Raiders were also looking at permanent options.

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Matt Ryan’s contract at root of Falcons’ defensive mess?

The first order of business for the Atlanta Falcons’ new head coach will be to address the defensive side of the football.

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Atlanta Falcons fire coach Mike Smith after 6-10 season

The Atlanta Falcons have sacked head coach Mike Smith after a second straight losing season, the franchise said on Monday.

After busy Winter Meetings, more deals left to be made

Baseball’s Winter Meetings invariably consist of a lot of talk and little action.

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