Maghen Moore

Maghen Moore produces social sports content for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

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Fans react: Georgia Tech’s Dedrick Mills dismissed from team 
 Georgia Tech announced Friday that B-back Dedrick Mills was dismissed from the team for violation of athletic department rules.  Fans on Twitter were surprised and upset about the dismissal:   Georgia Tech opens the season against Tennessee on Sept. 4. 

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Georgia Tech announced Friday that B-back Dedrick Mills was dismissed from the team for violation of athletic department rules.  Fans on Twitter were surprised and upset about the dismissal:   Georgia Tech opens the season against Tennessee on Sept. 4. 
Bill Belichick reflects on 28-3 score during Super Bowl 51
 Patriots’ head coach Bill Belichick spoke with the Boston Sports Journal about Super Bowl 51 against the Falcons, and specifically, Belichick remembered that one score: 28-3.  “No,” Belichick said to the Boston Sports Journal. “I didn’t think 28-3 was indicative of the game. The score was the score, but...

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Patriots’ head coach Bill Belichick spoke with the Boston Sports Journal about Super Bowl 51 against the Falcons, and specifically, Belichick remembered that one score: 28-3.  “No,” Belichick said to the Boston Sports Journal. “I didn’t think 28-3 was indicative of the game. The score was the score, but...
Saints fan and writer trolls Atlanta Falcons fans
 The preseason has started, but people are not letting the Falcons live Super Bowl 51 down.  Mason Ginsberg, a writer for the New Orleans’ sports blog Bourbon Street Shots, trolled the Falcons when he ate at an Atlanta restaurant.  The Falcons host the Saints Dec. 7 with kickoff set for 8:25 p.m.

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The preseason has started, but people are not letting the Falcons live Super Bowl 51 down.  Mason Ginsberg, a writer for the New Orleans’ sports blog Bourbon Street Shots, trolled the Falcons when he ate at an Atlanta restaurant.  The Falcons host the Saints Dec. 7 with kickoff set for 8:25 p.m.
Fans react to Azeez Ojulari committing to UGA
 Marietta native and 4-star DE Azeez Ojulari verbally committed to the University of Georgia Thursday.  Georgia fans took to Twitter to express their excitement for a new addition to the 2018 class:  Defensive coordinator Mel Tucker added to the conversation: 

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Marietta native and 4-star DE Azeez Ojulari verbally committed to the University of Georgia Thursday.  Georgia fans took to Twitter to express their excitement for a new addition to the 2018 class:  Defensive coordinator Mel Tucker added to the conversation: 
Marvin Williams, most hated Hawk player according to CBS Sports
 CBS Sports released a list of the most-hated all-time NBA players for each team.  Former Hawk and No. 2 overall pick in 2005 Marvin Williams is the most-hated Hawk according to CBS Sports.  Reason? He was taken above two All-Star point guards: Deron Williams and Chris Paul.  Kris Humphries also made the list but under the Brooklyn...

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CBS Sports released a list of the most-hated all-time NBA players for each team.  Former Hawk and No. 2 overall pick in 2005 Marvin Williams is the most-hated Hawk according to CBS Sports.  Reason? He was taken above two All-Star point guards: Deron Williams and Chris Paul.  Kris Humphries also made the list but under the Brooklyn...
Ric Flair’s daughter shares Instagram photo with updates on her father
 Ric Flair was reportedly hospitalized over the weekend and had surgery on Monday. The celebrity site TMZ reported Monday afternoon that Flair was out of surgery and resting at an Atlanta hospital.  Tuesday Flair’s daughter Charlotte, also a wrestling superstar, posted a photo to Instagram thanking people for prayers and well wishes...

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Ric Flair was reportedly hospitalized over the weekend and had surgery on Monday. The celebrity site TMZ reported Monday afternoon that Flair was out of surgery and resting at an Atlanta hospital.  Tuesday Flair’s daughter Charlotte, also a wrestling superstar, posted a photo to Instagram thanking people for prayers and well wishes...
Former Bulldog signs contract extension with Panthers
 Georgia native and former Bulldog Thomas Davis signed a contract extension with the Carolina Panthers, according to the team’s Twitter account and website on Tuesday.  Davis was the Panthers’ first-round draft pick back in 2006, and his new extension is through 2018. 

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Georgia native and former Bulldog Thomas Davis signed a contract extension with the Carolina Panthers, according to the team’s Twitter account and website on Tuesday.  Davis was the Panthers’ first-round draft pick back in 2006, and his new extension is through 2018. 
Report: Braves wearing 1974 throwback uniforms to honor Hank Aaron
 The Atlanta Braves are honoring Hank Aaron this weekend during Hank Aaron Heritage Weekend at SunTrust Park.  Paul Lukas, @UniWatch on Twitter, posted photos and said the Braves will honor Aaron with these throwbacks: Hank Aaron Heritage Weekend is Aug. 18 when the Braves host the Reds. 

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The Atlanta Braves are honoring Hank Aaron this weekend during Hank Aaron Heritage Weekend at SunTrust Park.  Paul Lukas, @UniWatch on Twitter, posted photos and said the Braves will honor Aaron with these throwbacks: Hank Aaron Heritage Weekend is Aug. 18 when the Braves host the Reds. 
ESPN ranks Falcons second in preseason power rankings
 ESPN released its preseason NFL Power Rankings, and the Falcons are in the same spot as post-draft: No. 2.  The New England Patriots top the list, as the team did post-draft. The Falcons play four of the top-10 teams in regular season, two at home and two away.  The Falcons have its second preseason game Aug. 20 against the Steelers...

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ESPN released its preseason NFL Power Rankings, and the Falcons are in the same spot as post-draft: No. 2.  The New England Patriots top the list, as the team did post-draft. The Falcons play four of the top-10 teams in regular season, two at home and two away.  The Falcons have its second preseason game Aug. 20 against the Steelers...
Wrestling stars react to Ric Flair being hospitalized
 Former wrestling star Ric Flair is in a medically induced coma at an Atlanta hospital as he is prepared to undergo surgery, celebrity site TMZ reports. When the news broke, Ric Flair began trending on Twitter with an outpour of wrestling icons sending their prayers and well wishes:  Ric Flair visited Falcons Training Camp earlier...

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Former wrestling star Ric Flair is in a medically induced coma at an Atlanta hospital as he is prepared to undergo surgery, celebrity site TMZ reports. When the news broke, Ric Flair began trending on Twitter with an outpour of wrestling icons sending their prayers and well wishes:  Ric Flair visited Falcons Training Camp earlier...
MC Hammer performing at SunTrust Park
 The Atlanta Braves announced that hip-hop artist MC Hammer will perform at SunTrust park on Saturday, Aug. 19.  Hammer’s performance is a part of Hank Aaron Heritage Weekend at SunTrust Park.  Field passes are only $10 for the show, and you can read more here.  

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The Atlanta Braves announced that hip-hop artist MC Hammer will perform at SunTrust park on Saturday, Aug. 19.  Hammer’s performance is a part of Hank Aaron Heritage Weekend at SunTrust Park.  Field passes are only $10 for the show, and you can read more here.