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What do the Yellow Jackets know about Ireland?

Georgia Tech team members know at least something about Ireland. It’s the home of mixed martial artist Conor McGregor, the reigning featherweight champion of the Ultimate Fight Championship.
Falcons looking for key special teamers

Falcons looking for key special teamers

Falcons special team coordinator Keith Armstrong is the most important coach on Dan Quinn’s staff this week.
WATCH: Kirby Smart pranks media on quarterbacks

WATCH: Kirby Smart pranks media on quarterbacks

ATHENS — Georgia coach Kirby Smart, who drew some attention for his combative demeanor in Monday’s news conference, had a little fun with the media regarding the Bulldogs’ quarterback competition after practice Tuesday.

Quinn says Falcons starters will play in final exhibition

NFL starters typically don’t typically play in the final exhibition game but Falcons coach Dan Quinn said some of his regulars will see time against the Jaguars on Thursday at the Georgia Dome.

Falcons safety Ishmael out, Goldson to play vs. Jags

Falcons safety Kemal Ishmael will miss Thursday’s final exhibition game because of a shoulder injury while recently-signed veteran safety Dashon Goldson will make his debut.
Johnson talks about what motivates football players

Johnson talks about what motivates football players

Asked which might be the greater motivation — opening the season with an ACC game against Boston College, or trying to forget last year’s 3-9 record — Georgia Tech coach Paul Johnson shared his opinion on what motivates players.
Mills won’t return kicks for Georgia Tech

Mills won’t return kicks for Georgia Tech

The decision to start Dedrick Mills at B-back in Georgia Tech’s season-opening game against Boston College on Saturday means he won’t return kicks, coach Paul Johnson said on Tuesday.

Quinn says Falcons starters will play in final exhibition

NFL starters typically don’t typically play in the final exhibition game but Falcons coach Dan Quinn said some of his regulars will see time against the Jaguars on Thursday at the Georgia Dome.

Falcons safety Ishmael out, Goldson to play vs. Jags

Falcons safety Kemal Ishmael will miss Thursday’s final exhibition game because of a shoulder injury while recently-signed veteran safety Dashon Goldson will make his debut.
Johnson talks about what motivates football players

Johnson talks about what motivates football players

Asked which might be the greater motivation — opening the season with an ACC game against Boston College, or trying to forget last year’s 3-9 record — Georgia Tech coach Paul Johnson shared his opinion on what motivates players.
Mills won’t return kicks for Georgia Tech

Mills won’t return kicks for Georgia Tech

The decision to start Dedrick Mills at B-back in Georgia Tech’s season-opening game against Boston College on Saturday means he won’t return kicks, coach Paul Johnson said on Tuesday.
Fuller headed to injured-reserve list

Fuller headed to injured-reserve list

Falcons coach Dan Quinn said rookie wide receiver Devin Fuller, who suffered a shoulder injury, will be placed on injured reserve on Tuesday.
Tech’s Johnson expands on decision to start Mills

Tech’s Johnson expands on decision to start Mills

Though Dedrick Mills will start as Georgia Tech’s B-back in Saturday’s season-opening game against Boston College, Yellow Jackets coach Paul Johnson said that Marcus Marshall will also play a lot.
Tim Tebow tries out for baseball teams

Tim Tebow tries out for baseball teams

The Atlanta Braves were among the 20 or so major league teams watching Tim Tebow at his baseball tryout Tuesday in Los Angeles.
Video: D. Led — Are the Falcons ready for week one?

Video: D. Led — Are the Falcons ready for week one?

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s D. Orlando Ledbetter and Noah Coslov talk about cutting down the preseason, the two players to focus on Thursday night and the preparation for the regular season opener.
This actually good time for Georgia Tech to get away for a while

This actually good time for Georgia Tech to get away for a while

The first time two college football teams played a game in Ireland came in 1988. It was such a novelty for countrymen more accustomed to hurling, Gaelic football and bowing at the little leprechaun feet of Rory McIlroy that few understood the significance of the event when Boston College held a practice at St.
Dedrick Mills to get start at B-back for Georgia Tech in opener

Dedrick Mills to get start at B-back for Georgia Tech in opener

Georgia Tech freshman B-back Dedrick Mills will make a little bit of history in Dublin. Mills will start against Boston College in the season opener, coach Paul Johnson said on his Monday night radio show on 680 the Fan.
Falcons want to minimize practice-squad poaching

Falcons want to minimize practice-squad poaching

In addition to the competition for 53 roster spots, several players will be auditioning for the 10-member practice squad positions when the Falcons (2-1) play the Jacksonville Jaguars (1-2) at 7 p.
Podcast: ESPN analyst’s comment sure to anger UGA fans

Podcast: ESPN analyst’s comment sure to anger UGA fans

On today’s podcast I talk about a recent comment from ESPN analyst Ryan McGee suggesting that Georgia won’t beat North Carolina on Saturday and that UNC running back Elijah Hood is better than UGA’s Nick Chubb.
Call for the mailbag

Call for the mailbag

ATHENS — Last week we decided to bring back the mailbag, and it was a resounding success; sort of like the reboot of the “Star Trek” movie series.
5 things to know about the Falcons on Tuesday

5 things to know about the Falcons on Tuesday

Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan throws a pass against the Miami Dolphins during the first half of an NFL preseason football game in Orlando, Fla.
Full health for Georgia Tech for opener

Full health for Georgia Tech for opener

Georgia Tech coach Paul Johnson, as is his wont, knocked on the wooden podium where he gave his Monday post-practice news conference.
Kemp at cleanup spot has had major impact on Braves lineup

Kemp at cleanup spot has had major impact on Braves lineup

SAN FRANCISCO – The Braves’ lineup had already started to click before Matt Kemp joined it four weeks ago, because the team had several key hitters all hot at the same time, something that never happened in the first months of the season.
‘True competition’ for Falcons kicker

‘True competition’ for Falcons kicker

There’s just 0.5 percent separating Matt Bryant’s career field-goal accuracy (85.0) from Shayne Graham’s (85.
Freeney takes command in return to practice

Freeney takes command in return to practice

Falcons defensive end Dwight Freeney, who had a back injury, returned to practice on Monday. “It was great to have him back,” Quinn said.
Keanu Neal’s surgery went well

Keanu Neal’s surgery went well

Falcons safety Keanu Neal had surgery to repair damage in his knee on Monday.“Everything went well,” Falcons coach Dan Quinn said.
5 quick takes from Falcons’ Monday practice

5 quick takes from Falcons’ Monday practice

FLOWERY BRANCH — Here are five quick takes from Monday’s practice. The Falcons (2-1) are set to face the Jacksonville Jaguars (1-2) at 7 p.
‘True competition’ for Falcons kicker

‘True competition’ for Falcons kicker

There’s just 0.5 percent separating Matt Bryant’s career field-goal accuracy (85.0) from Shayne Graham’s (85.
Freeney takes command in return to practice

Freeney takes command in return to practice

Falcons defensive end Dwight Freeney, who had a back injury, returned to practice on Monday. “It was great to have him back,” Quinn said.
Keanu Neal’s surgery went well

Keanu Neal’s surgery went well

Falcons safety Keanu Neal had surgery to repair damage in his knee on Monday.“Everything went well,” Falcons coach Dan Quinn said.
5 quick takes from Falcons’ Monday practice

5 quick takes from Falcons’ Monday practice

FLOWERY BRANCH — Here are five quick takes from Monday’s practice. The Falcons (2-1) are set to face the Jacksonville Jaguars (1-2) at 7 p.
Julio Jones to miss final exhibition game

Julio Jones to miss final exhibition game

Falcons All-Pro wide receiver Julio Jones, who suffered an ankle injury against Miami, was declared out of the final exhibition game against Jacksonville by head coach Dan Quinn on Monday.
Kirby Smart shows game face during press briefing

Kirby Smart shows game face during press briefing

ATHENS – Game week finally arrived for the Georgia Bulldogs and, well, nothing really happened. First-year coach Kirby Smart conducted his first of 12 weekly news conferences on Monday and, other than acknowledging the worst-kept secret ever – that tailback Nick Chubb is indeed going to play – he really didn’t reveal anything new.
Falcons reach injury settlement with Gray

Falcons reach injury settlement with Gray

The Falcons reached an injury settlement with running back Cyrus Gray on Monday. Gray, who was competing for the third running back spot, was signed on August 10.
Gwinnett Braves will have new game times in 2017

Gwinnett Braves will have new game times in 2017

The Gwinnett Braves announced the schedule and new home game times for the 2017 season. The Atlanta Braves' Triple-A affiliate will begin play at Lawrenceville's Coolray Field on Thursday, April 6, hosting the Durham Bulls for a 7:05 p.
UGA’s Kirby Smart says little, reveals less

UGA’s Kirby Smart says little, reveals less

Here’s what we learned from Kirby Smart’s first game week briefing as head coach: That Kirby Smart won’t be as nervous going into Saturday’s date with North Carolina as in any game as Nick Saban’s No.
Reed guaranteed spot in Tour Championship

Reed guaranteed spot in Tour Championship

There is a new leader in the clubhouse.Patrick Reed won The Barclays championship, the first event in the PGA Tour’s playoffs, on Sunday.
What Matt Ryan had to say about the offense

What Matt Ryan had to say about the offense

Here’s what Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan had to say after practice on Sunday:On if the players are ready to a play some real games:“I think it’s always an interesting time going into that last preseason game.
What Matt Ryan had to say about the offense

What Matt Ryan had to say about the offense

Here’s what Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan had to say after practice on Sunday:On if the players are ready to a play some real games:“I think it’s always an interesting time going into that last preseason game.
Falcons secure $850M in stadium financing

Falcons secure $850M in stadium financing

The Falcons organization has closed on $850 million in permanent financing for the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium, team officials said Monday.
Kirby Smart isn’t nervous. Nor is he terribly forthcoming

Kirby Smart isn’t nervous. Nor is he terribly forthcoming

ATHENS – Here’s what we learned from Kirby Smart’s first game week briefing as head coach: That Kirby Smart won’t be as nervous going into Saturday’s date with North Carolina as in any game as Nick Saban’s No.
Freshman DL Julian Rochester cleared to play for Dogs

Freshman DL Julian Rochester cleared to play for Dogs

ATHENS — According to Kirby Smart, Julian Rochester is good to go. Based on his comments, the big freshman defensive lineman will play against North Carolina when Georgia opens the season in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game Saturday in the Georgia Dome.
Kirby Smart: ‘No starter’s been named’

Kirby Smart: ‘No starter’s been named’

ATHENS — Amid all the widespread reports that Jacob Eason is verging on being named Georgia’s starting quarterback … he has not actually been named.
Podcast: 3 reasons UGA fans should be optimistic

Podcast: 3 reasons UGA fans should be optimistic

On today’s podcast I talk about why Georgia fans should have a positive outlook regarding the upcoming season despite the fact that most national experts aren’t picking UGA to win the SEC East.
Details from Georgia’s updated depth chart

Details from Georgia’s updated depth chart

ATHENS — It had been awhile since Georgia updated its public depth chart. And by awhile, we mean that the most recent one – still on the school’s web site on Monday morning – had Malcolm Mitchell at receiver, Leonard Floyd and Jordan Jenkins at outside linebacker, and Faton Bauta at third-team quarterback.
Nike created a Craig Sager sneaker and it is awesome

Nike created a Craig Sager sneaker and it is awesome

Known for his colorfully styled suits (and being colorfully undressed by Kevin Garnett - check out video here), NBA sideline reporter Craig Sager is endearingly referred to as "Mr.
DawgNation Season Kickoff at Slingshot Entertainment

DawgNation Season Kickoff at Slingshot Entertainment

Win a pair of tickets to the big game Join former stars David Greene and Randy McMichael for your chance to win a pair of tickets to the big season opener in Atlanta and enjoy a fun night of go-karts, bowling and a giant arcade–as well as a special live DawgNation broadcast–at Slingshot Entertainment in Norcross, GA on Thursday September 1st.
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