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Hawks earn B on midseason report card
 The Atlanta Hawks earned a B on Bleacher Report’s Midseason Report Card released Wednesday.  While the Hawks have the NBA’s worst record, Bleacher Report’s Grant Hughes wrote the goals of new general manager Travis Schlenk in the team’s rebuilding process was not to have a winning record, but to try to get...

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The Atlanta Hawks earned a B on Bleacher Report’s Midseason Report Card released Wednesday.  While the Hawks have the NBA’s worst record, Bleacher Report’s Grant Hughes wrote the goals of new general manager Travis Schlenk in the team’s rebuilding process was not to have a winning record, but to try to get...
McCamish Pavilion sold out for Georgia Tech-Virginia
 Georgia Tech’s Thursday night game against No. 2 Virginia is sold out, the Institute announced Wednesday. Georgia Tech and Virginia will tip off at McCamish Pavilion at 8 p.m.

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Georgia Tech’s Thursday night game against No. 2 Virginia is sold out, the Institute announced Wednesday. Georgia Tech and Virginia will tip off at McCamish Pavilion at 8 p.m.
Report: Steelers, OC Todd Haley part ways due to strained relationship with Ben Roethlisberger
 The Pittsburgh Steelers and offensive coordinator Todd Haley have parted ways amid reports of Haley’s strained relationship with quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport and Andrew Siciliano reported. Haley’s contract was set to expire  after the 2017 season. Since Haley took over as Steelers offensive...

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The Pittsburgh Steelers and offensive coordinator Todd Haley have parted ways amid reports of Haley’s strained relationship with quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport and Andrew Siciliano reported. Haley’s contract was set to expire after the 2017 season. Since Haley took over as Steelers offensive...
New Braves mascot to be revealed at Chop Fest
 The Atlanta Braves will unveil the team’s new mascot at Chop Fest on Jan. 27, the team announced Wednesday. Chop Fest will be held around SunTrust Park and The Battery Atlanta on Jan. 27-28. At Chop Fest 2018, fans can take photos and get autographs from with Braves coaches as well as current and former players. Admission is free and...

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The Atlanta Braves will unveil the team’s new mascot at Chop Fest on Jan. 27, the team announced Wednesday. Chop Fest will be held around SunTrust Park and The Battery Atlanta on Jan. 27-28. At Chop Fest 2018, fans can take photos and get autographs from with Braves coaches as well as current and former players. Admission is free and...
USA Gymnastics will not fine McKayla Maroney if she speaks against Larry  Nassar
 USA Gymnastics said Tuesday evening it will not fine former USA gymnast McKayla Maroney if she speaks publicly about the alleged abuse of former team doctor Larry Nassar. Maroney, who signed a nondisclosure agreement for a $1.25 million  with USA Gymnastics in in December 2016 in exchange for her silence, is currently suing USA Gymnastics...

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USA Gymnastics said Tuesday evening it will not fine former USA gymnast McKayla Maroney if she speaks publicly about the alleged abuse of former team doctor Larry Nassar. Maroney, who signed a nondisclosure agreement for a $1.25 million with USA Gymnastics in in December 2016 in exchange for her silence, is currently suing USA Gymnastics...
Georgia ranked in Top 5 of ESPN’s Way-Too-Early College Football ranking
 The Georgia Bulldogs landed at the No. 5 spot in ESPN’s Way-Too-Early College Football Top 10 ranking released Wednesday.  Georgia won the SEC title last season and lost to Alabama 26-23 in overtime in the College Football Playoff National Championship game on Jan. 8. The Bulldogs will keep quarterback Jake Fromm, but lose senior...

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The Georgia Bulldogs landed at the No. 5 spot in ESPN’s Way-Too-Early College Football Top 10 ranking released Wednesday.  Georgia won the SEC title last season and lost to Alabama 26-23 in overtime in the College Football Playoff National Championship game on Jan. 8. The Bulldogs will keep quarterback Jake Fromm, but lose senior...
Georgia Tech AD Todd Stansbury to join playoff selection committee
 Georgia Tech athletic director Todd Stansbury will serve on the College Football Playoff selection committee, executive director of the College Football Playoff announced Wednesday.   Stansbury, the ACC’s nomination, will be one of six new  members to join the 13-member committee tasked with choosing the four-best teams in...

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Georgia Tech athletic director Todd Stansbury will serve on the College Football Playoff selection committee, executive director of the College Football Playoff announced Wednesday.   Stansbury, the ACC’s nomination, will be one of six new members to join the 13-member committee tasked with choosing the four-best teams in...
Game Preview: Pelicans at Hawks
 When/where: 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Philips Arena TV: Fox Sports Southeast Stream: Fox Sports Go Radio: 92.9 The Game Probable starters: Hawks: Ersan Ilyasova, Taurean Prince, Miles Plumlee, Dennis Schroder and Kent Bazemore Pelicans: Anthony Davis, DeMarcus Cousins, Rajon Rondo, Jrue Holiday and E’Twaun Moore. Injury report: Hawks...

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When/where: 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Philips Arena TV: Fox Sports Southeast Stream: Fox Sports Go Radio: 92.9 The Game Probable starters: Hawks: Ersan Ilyasova, Taurean Prince, Miles Plumlee, Dennis Schroder and Kent Bazemore Pelicans: Anthony Davis, DeMarcus Cousins, Rajon Rondo, Jrue Holiday and E’Twaun Moore. Injury report: Hawks...
Report: North and South Korea to form joint Olympic team, march together in opening ceremony
 South Korea and North Korea have agreed to create a joint Olympic team and march together in opening ceremony in the next Winter Olympics, the Associated Press reported Wednesday. The two countries met for the second time in a week Monday to discuss the possibility of creating a joint ice hockey team for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang...

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South Korea and North Korea have agreed to create a joint Olympic team and march together in opening ceremony in the next Winter Olympics, the Associated Press reported Wednesday. The two countries met for the second time in a week Monday to discuss the possibility of creating a joint ice hockey team for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang...
Washington State QB Tyler Hilinski found dead after apparent suicide
 Washington State quarterback Tyler Hilinski was found dead late Tuesday after apparent suicide, according to multiple reports. According to the Pullman Police Department, the 21-year-old Hilinski was discovered in his apartment with what is believed to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound Tuesday after he didn’t show up for football practice...

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Washington State quarterback Tyler Hilinski was found dead late Tuesday after apparent suicide, according to multiple reports. According to the Pullman Police Department, the 21-year-old Hilinski was discovered in his apartment with what is believed to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound Tuesday after he didn’t show up for football practice...
Fans react: Steve Sarkisian expected to return as Falcons’ OC in 2018
 Atlanta Falcons fans weren’t happy when hearing the report that  Steve Sarkisian is expected to return to his role as Falcons offensive coordinator for the 2018 season. NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reported Tuesday that coach Dan Quinn has full confidence in Sarkisian and will return next season. The Falcons finished the season...

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Atlanta Falcons fans weren’t happy when hearing the report that Steve Sarkisian is expected to return to his role as Falcons offensive coordinator for the 2018 season. NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reported Tuesday that coach Dan Quinn has full confidence in Sarkisian and will return next season. The Falcons finished the season...