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For Smith, Falcons, a lot rests on 2014
Mike Smith didn’t like seeing the Atlanta Falcons get pushed around in 2013. After the Falcons’ first losing season in six years with Smith, the coach set the agenda for the offseason.
July 23, 2014 04:06 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta’s rally bid falls short in ninth
Jacob Turner allowed two runs in his bid for a permanent return to Miami’s rotation and the Marlins knocked Mike Minor out of the game early in their 6-5 win over the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night.
July 23, 2014 04:04 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Swofford: ACC’s teams ‘where they want to be’
Welcome to the new Atlantic Coast Conference. It’s where a founding member is out, a fast-rising program is in, Notre Dame is there, too — sort of — and nobody else is leaving.
July 23, 2014 04:01 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sun Belt commissioner feels major conferences ‘need us’
The Sun Belt Conference’s 11 institutions are prepared to pay more to remain part of major college football, commissioner Karl Benson said Tuesday.
July 23, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia lineman arrested on allegations of assault
Police say a University of Georgia football player is facing a charge of aggravated assault, a felony.
July 22, 2014 04:03 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Braves' Gattis off DL, starting against Marlins
Catcher Evan Gattis has been activated from the 15-day disabled list and is in Atlanta's lineup against the Miami Marlins.
July 21, 2014 03:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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SIAC championship game moving to Montgomery
The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference is moving its football championship game to Montgomery.
July 21, 2014 02:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hamels’ effort backed by Rollins’ homer
Cole Hamels held the Braves to four hits through seven innings, Jimmy Rollins hit a two-run homer, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat Atlanta 2-1 on Saturday night.
July 20, 2014 04:06 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dream rookie Schimmel dazzles with ‘rez ball’ in WNBA All-Star game
Shoni Schimmel, a rookie who doesn’t even start for her own team, put on a record-breaking performance in the first WNBA All-Star game to go to overtime.
July 20, 2014 04:04 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local powerlifters get the most out of their sport
When Jason Banks travels to Sydney in November to compete in the Global Power Lifting/International Powerlifting Organization world championships, he hopes to stand out in the crowd.
July 20, 2014 12:51 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sudden track star prospers
Jordan Gray had an interest in track and field growing up, but she didn’t compete in the sport until March of last year.
July 20, 2014 12:50 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Page’s soccer career goes beyond playing
Woodstock native teaches sport to inner-city Charlotte youths
July 19, 2014 12:44 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Grizzlies track program sends four athletes to Junior Olympics
They may not even be in high school yet, but a group of Creekview Junior Grizzlies could be national champions.
July 18, 2014 12:50 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cherokee native vying for CrossFit crown
After placing third at a regional competition, Sequoyah High School alumnus Travis Mayer will compete in his second consecutive CrossFit Games to vie for the title of “Fittest Man on Earth.”
July 18, 2014 12:50 AM | 1 1 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pre-teen standout to compete in Junior Olympics
It took a while, but Henry “Trey” Bray finally listened to his mother.
July 17, 2014 12:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tryouts continue for softball seniors
The Cherokee Senior Softball Association will hold the second of two tryouts for new members next Tuesday, in preparation for the upcoming season.
July 17, 2014 12:14 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Albertson, Johnson unable to advance from qualifier
Anders Albertson’s chances of qualifying for the U.S. Amateur looked promising after he shot even-par through his first nine holes of Wednesday’s final round of the qualifier at Atlanta’s Piedmont ...
July 17, 2014 12:13 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former Reinhardt basketball coach returns as assistant AD
Reinhardt welcomed a familiar face back to campus July 1, as former men’s basketball coach Jeffrey Pourchier returned to take on a position as an assistant athletic director for development.
July 16, 2014 12:47 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Johnson, Albertson vie for Amateur bids
Anders Albertson has a shot at getting into the U.S. Amateur. All the former Etowah High School standout and current Georgia Tech golfer needs to do is get more putts to drop.
July 16, 2014 12:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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