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Braves say goodbye to Turner Field
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Braves say goodbye to Turner Field

It’s been known for more than two years that the Braves are finished with Turner Field after this weekend.
By the numbers: Miami 35, Georgia Tech 21

By the numbers: Miami 35, Georgia Tech 21

A by-the-numbers look at Georgia Tech’s 35-21 loss to Miami on Saturday at Bobby Dodd Stadium:0Sacks of Brad Kaaya by Georgia Tech’s defense.
Fumbles stagger Jackets against No. 14 Miami

Fumbles stagger Jackets against No. 14 Miami

The biggest plays belonged to No. 14 Miami, and so did the game.Moving the ball with the pass and making two game-tilting defensive scores within a span of three plays, the Hurricanes gave Georgia Tech its second loss in a row, a 35-21 defeat at Bobby Dodd Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
Pregame observations: Georgia vs. Tennessee

Pregame observations: Georgia vs. Tennessee

ATHENS — Greetings from Sanford Stadium on a beautiful afternoon for football. Once this one is over, the course of Georgia’s season will be decided: If Georgia pulls off the (mild) upset, the drubbing at Ole Miss is forgiven, and the Bulldogs are in the driver’s seat in the SEC East.
Pregame observations: Georgia vs. Tennessee

Pregame observations: Georgia vs. Tennessee

ATHENS — Greetings from Sanford Stadium on a beautiful afternoon for football. Once this one is over, the course of Georgia’s season will be decided: If Georgia pulls off the (mild) upset, the drubbing at Ole Miss is forgiven, and the Bulldogs are in the driver’s seat in the SEC East.
Pregame blog: Bulldogs need to pull out all stops vs. UT

Pregame blog: Bulldogs need to pull out all stops vs. UT

ATHENS — Greetings from Sanford Stadium and Seat 100 in the Dan Magill Press Box. I’ve often said “it’s a beautiful day for football” but, man, I’m not sure I’ve ever meant it more than I do today.
Braves say goodbye to Turner Field

Braves say goodbye to Turner Field

It’s been known for more than two years that the Braves are finished with Turner Field after this weekend.
DawgNation to broadcast live from the Georgia bookstore

DawgNation to broadcast live from the Georgia bookstore

Looking for something to do before and after the Georgia-Tennessee game? DawgNation will broadcast live from the Georgia bookstore prior to kickoff and after the key SEC East matchup in Athens.
Panthers hope to get Benjamin open

Panthers hope to get Benjamin open

Carolina quarterback Cam Newton didn’t want to reveal how the Minnesota Vikings took away his top target, wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin last week.
MLS: Atlanta United’s Martino has a plan for next 100 days

MLS: Atlanta United’s Martino has a plan for next 100 days

Now that the fun of introducing Gerardo Martino is over, the real fun of him going to work begins.Martino, formerly the manager of Barcelona and Argentina’s national soccer team and who was unveiled as Atlanta United’s new manager on Wednesday, said he will spend the next 100 days building a roster ahead of the expansion club’s inaugural 2017 season.
3 key matchups: Panthers at Falcons

3 key matchups: Panthers at Falcons

Panthers MLB Luke Kuechly vs. Falcons QB Matt Ryan: Kuechly, a three-time All-Pro, is off to another strong start.

Pastner’s Georgia Tech reboot continues

Reboot. Restart. Reset.Georgia Tech basketball coach Josh Pastner used one of those words numerous times when recently discussing the program he took over after Brian Gregory was fired by former athletic director Mike Bobinski.
Julio Jones is the X-factor for the Falcons

Julio Jones is the X-factor for the Falcons

The Falcons will be more determined to get All-Pro wide receiver Julio Jones involved against the Panthers’ staunch defense.
Are Falcons ready for NFC South takeover?

Are Falcons ready for NFC South takeover?

The Falcons hope to throw a NFC South takeover party in the Georgia Dome on Sunday.It’s early, but a victory over Carolina, the three-time defending division champion, would legitimize the Falcons’ fast start before they hit to road to Denver and Seattle.
Cabrera homers twice off Braves’ Wisler, Tigers win series opener

Cabrera homers twice off Braves’ Wisler, Tigers win series opener

The Braves’ inspired recent stretch of baseball hit pause Friday night when they saw one of their young pitchers, Matt Wisler, give up three homers in less than five innings, and watched another, Tyrell Jenkins, leave the game after feeling a tingling sensation in his pitching arm.

Run-pass option bedeviling Bulldogs

The run-pass option offense has become dirty words for college football defenses.Georgia has seen it to varying degrees in all four of its games.
Are Falcons ready for NFC South takeover?

Are Falcons ready for NFC South takeover?

The Falcons hope to throw a NFC South takeover party in the Georgia Dome on Sunday.It’s early, but a victory over Carolina, the three-time defending division champion, would legitimize the Falcons’ fast start before they hit to road to Denver and Seattle.
Cabrera homers twice off Braves’ Wisler, Tigers win series opener

Cabrera homers twice off Braves’ Wisler, Tigers win series opener

The Braves’ inspired recent stretch of baseball hit pause Friday night when they saw one of their young pitchers, Matt Wisler, give up three homers in less than five innings, and watched another, Tyrell Jenkins, leave the game after feeling a tingling sensation in his pitching arm.

Run-pass option bedeviling Bulldogs

The run-pass option offense has become dirty words for college football defenses.Georgia has seen it to varying degrees in all four of its games.
Freeman returned to practice; Campbell, Worrilow out for Panthers

Freeman returned to practice; Campbell, Worrilow out for Panthers

Falcons running back Devonta Freeman (illness) returned to practice on Friday after missing the previous day’s workLinebacker’s De’Vondre Campbell (ankle) and Paul Worrilow (groin) will not play against the Panthers at 1 p.
Kelly answered Hawks calls to battle for roster spot

Kelly answered Hawks calls to battle for roster spot

When the Hawks kept calling, Ryan Kelly kept answering the phone.Kelly was an unrestricted free agent this summer after his first three seasons with the Lakers when the team declined to make him a qualifying offer.
Georgia tailback Nick Chubb out versus Tennessee

Georgia tailback Nick Chubb out versus Tennessee

No glorious comeback Bulldogs’ star ATHENS – This wasn’t the way it was supposed to be, not in the minds of Georgia fans and certainly not in the mind of Nick Chubb.
Where to watch, listen to Panthers at Falcons

Where to watch, listen to Panthers at Falcons

The AJC’s D. Orlando Ledbetter and Liz Gonzales chat about what to expect from the Falcons in the air, on the ground and on the other side of ball against the Panthers.
Georgia Tech-Miami: Inside the numbers

Georgia Tech-Miami: Inside the numbers

1 Tech-Miami games in coach Paul Johnson’s tenure that have been decided by single digits, the Jackets’ 42-36 overtime loss in 2012.
5 things to know about the Falcons on Friday

5 things to know about the Falcons on Friday

The AJC’s D. Orlando Ledbetter and Liz Gonzales chat about what to expect from the Falcons in the air, on the ground and on the other side of ball against the Panthers.
Q&A: NG John Atkins also making comeback vs. Tennessee

Q&A: NG John Atkins also making comeback vs. Tennessee

5 QUESTIONS WITH JOHN ATKINS ATHENS – Georgia’s John Atkins – known as “John John” to family, friends and teammates – achieved a bit of notoriety last Saturday when he lined up at fullback for the Bulldogs on a fourth-and-one play against Ole Miss.
Game day preview: Georgia vs. Tennessee

Game day preview: Georgia vs. Tennessee

Breaking down Saturday's Georgia-Tennessee game in Athens: » Preparing for RPO: UGA looking to stop Vols' run-pass option » Planning for opponent: Looking to re-write story vs.
Game day preview: Georgia Tech vs. Miami

Game day preview: Georgia Tech vs. Miami

Breaking down Saturday's Georgia Tech-Miami game in Atlanta: » Things to watch: Getting the receivers involved » Three questions: Chatting with freshman Dedrick Mills » Who's the favorite?
How a betting insider sees Georgia Tech-Miami

How a betting insider sees Georgia Tech-Miami

For Saturday’s Georgia Tech-Miami matchup, it appears that Miami is getting heavy betting action. Favored by as many as 7 ½ points, 66 percent of bets were being placed on the Hurricanes to cover as of Thursday, according to covers.
Freeman held out of practice, Coleman limited

Freeman held out of practice, Coleman limited

Falcons running back Devonta Freeman, who sounded like he had a cold on Wednesday during open locker room, was held out of Thursday’s practice with an “illness,” according to the team’s official injury report.
Freeman’s hitting surge even greater since addition of Kemp

Freeman’s hitting surge even greater since addition of Kemp

Since mid-June Freddie Freeman has been on the longest and most productive stretch of hitting in his career, and he’s only gotten better since the addition of veteran slugger Matt Kemp behind him in the fourth spot in the order.
How a betting insider sees Georgia Tech-Miami

How a betting insider sees Georgia Tech-Miami

For Saturday’s Georgia Tech-Miami matchup, it appears that Miami is getting heavy betting action. Favored by as many as 7 ½ points, 66 percent of bets were being placed on the Hurricanes to cover as of Thursday, according to covers.
Freeman held out of practice, Coleman limited

Freeman held out of practice, Coleman limited

Falcons running back Devonta Freeman, who sounded like he had a cold on Wednesday during open locker room, was held out of Thursday’s practice with an “illness,” according to the team’s official injury report.
Freeman’s hitting surge even greater since addition of Kemp

Freeman’s hitting surge even greater since addition of Kemp

Since mid-June Freddie Freeman has been on the longest and most productive stretch of hitting in his career, and he’s only gotten better since the addition of veteran slugger Matt Kemp behind him in the fourth spot in the order.
Georgia State defense faces tall task against Appalachian State

Georgia State defense faces tall task against Appalachian State

The Georgia State defense has not had a great start to the season. After allowing 31 points to Ball State (3-1) in the season opener, the Panthers (0-3) gave up 48 to Air Force (3-0) in a 34-point beatdown.
Julio Jones: ‘I’m not injured’

Julio Jones: ‘I’m not injured’

Falcons All-Pro wide receiver Julio Jones didn’t suffer any setback to his calf injury in the game against the Saints.
Matt Ryan on Brett Favre’s comments

Matt Ryan on Brett Favre’s comments

Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan was not too concerned about Hall of Fame quarterback Brett Favre’s comments that he needs to win in the playoffs.
Georgia Tech vs. Miami: 3 things to watch

Georgia Tech vs. Miami: 3 things to watch

Three things to watch when Georgia Tech (3-1, 1-1 ACC) hosts Miami (3-0, 0-0) at noon on Saturday at Bobby Dodd Stadium:Defending the deep ball.
Atlanta United not concerned about on-loan players’ minutes

Atlanta United not concerned about on-loan players’ minutes

Two Atlanta United players received playing time on Wednesday with the clubs they are on loan with until the expansion team opens training camp in January ahead of its first season in Major League Soccer.
Legendary race car builder saddened by standardization

Legendary race car builder saddened by standardization

When he was a NASCAR crew chief, Gary Nelson was known for being able to work in the gray areas of the rule book and incorporate features into his cars that helped his drivers, including Bobby Allison, Darrell Waltrip and Geoff Bodine, win some of NASCAR’s biggest races, among them the Daytona 500.
Best Braves’ memory at Turner Field: Cox’s final year

Best Braves’ memory at Turner Field: Cox’s final year

Sometimes great seasons don’t end with a World Series. Sometimes, sports provides enough moments of drama, courage and resilience to send a team and its fans into the offseason feeling good, especially when a 69-year-old Buddha of a manager is lifted on his players’ shoulders and doused with champagne and beer for nothing more than a wild-card berth.
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