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Being out of playoff hunt new to many Braves, old story for two veterans

ATLANTA -- The most difficult day of this season, Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez admitted, has yet to come. Win, lose, skid or streak, there's always tomorrow. But it is the absolute finality of the seasons' end -- which, for the Braves, who enter this weekend's series against the Phillies having already been eliminated from the National League East and wild-card races...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Fox: Top 50 PPR wide receivers for Week 4

Here are my top 50 wide receivers for Week 4, citing Points Per Reception leagues only. This countdown doesn't lean on a particular stat. It's merely an educated best guess of which pass-catchers will tally the best combination of receptions, receiving yards, touchdowns and targets for the NFL's fourth weekend. BYES: Arizona, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Denver, St. Louis,...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Dream's McCoughtry named to USA World Championships team

The Dream's Angel McCoughtry will make a run at her second World Championships gold. Tuesday, she was named to USA Basketball's roster for the 2014 FIBA World Championships, which will be held Sept. 27-Oct. 5 in Ankara and Istanbul, Turkey. The team was selected by the USA Basketball Women's National Team Player Selection Committee, chaired by USA Basketball women'...
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September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

SEC Coming Attractions: West QB rankings, Muschamp on hottest seat; more

As if the SEC West needed further proof of the sway it holds on the college football landscape, the latest AP Top 25 supplied it. With Mississippi State going from unranked to 14th following its victory in Baton Rouge, six of the division's seven teams appear in the poll. That's six more than the ACC, three more than the Big Ten and Big 12 and two more than the Pac-12, all...
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September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

15 star-driven 'Fun Facts' to ponder for NFL Week 4

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September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

15 star-driven 'Fun Facts' to ponder for NFL Week 3

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September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

September slump all too familiar for Braves offense

ATLANTA -- In the aftermath of the lowest point in the Braves' post-Bobby Cox reality, after the losses and disappoint piled up in a month the organization will not soon forget, manager Fredi Gonzalez rarely left his metro Atlanta home. He was fairly candid, whether in hyperbole or truth, on this point. The team's September 2011 debacle, occasionally referred to simply as...
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September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Dream's McCoughtry named All-WNBA Second Team

Dream guard/forward Angel McCoughtry was named to the All-WNBA Second Team, the league announced Thursday. Voting was conducted by a panel of 38 national and local sportswriters and broadcasters at the conclusion of the regular seasons. Each player was selected by position, receiving five points for each First Team vote and three for Second Team. McCoughtry, the WNBA's leader...
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September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Stann continues to serve military roots by aiding veterans

When Brian Stann began fighting, there was something missing from his life. He had gone from playing middle linebacker at Navy to an infantry officer in the Marine Corps, and the transition to mixed martial arts -- where he would become the WEC light heavyweight champion and a UFC star -- forced Stann to change his focus. "I went from an environment where you're concerned...
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September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Fantasy Fox: Top 30 PPR tight ends for Week 2

Here are my top 30 tight ends for Week 2, citing Points Per Reception leagues only. This countdown doesn't lean on a particular stat. It's merely an educated best guess of which tight ends will tally the best combination of receptions, targets, total yards and touchdowns for the NFL's second weekend. Regardless of how these rankings shake out every week, it shouldn'...
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September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

A look at '7 Bold Predictions' for NFL Week 2

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September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta appoints Tottenham exec Eales as club president in buildup to 2017 debut

Atlanta has appointed Tottenham Hotspur executive director Darren Eales as club president ahead of its debut MLS campaign in 2017. Eales will leave Spurs in the coming weeks and transition into his new role with the unnamed MLS expansion side by the end of the year, according to a release. Atlanta investor/operator Arthur Blank said he selected Eales for the role given his Premier...
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September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Fantasy Fox: Top 50 wideouts for Week 2 (standard scoring)

Here are my top 50 wide receivers for Week 2, citing standard-scoring leagues only. This countdown doesn't lean on a particular stat. It's merely an educated best guess of which pass-catchers will tally the best combination of total yards and touchdowns for the NFL's second weekend. Regardless of how these rankings shake out every week, it shouldn't supersede two...
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September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

What's coming to 'ACC Gridiron LIVE' this week

With two weeks of college football in the books, 'ACC Gridiron LIVE' presented by McAlister's Deli will feature in-depth news and analysis from the conference's interesting slate of games. Hosted by Emmy Award-winning James Bates, former NFLers Alge Crumpler and Coy Wire and coach Jim Grobe will talk all things ACC football throughout the season, while current Carolina...
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September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

What's coming to 'The NEW College Football Show' this week

James Bates and Tommy Bowden return to talk Week 2 action and look ahead to an action-packed Week 3 slate on 'The NEW College Football Show' airing Tuesday, Sept. 8 at 5:30 p.m. ET on FOX Sports South. Georgia head coach Mark Richt joins the show coming off a bye week to discuss the Bulldogs' big-time showdown with Steve Spurrier and the South Carolina Gamecocks in Columbia...
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September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Three Cuts: Braves offense blanked again in loss to Marlins

The Atlanta Braves failed to score a run for the fifth time in the past eight games as they wrapped up their season series with the Miami Marlins with a 4-0 loss on Sunday afternoon. Here are three observations from the game: 1. With 20 games remaining, the concept of run support remains foreign to this Braves offense The Atlanta Braves have been held under two runs in a quarter...
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September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Much-hyped Coker tosses first TD as Alabama QB

It took two games and one relief appearance to occur, but Jacob Coker has finally thrown his first touchdown pass while playing for the No. 2 Crimson Tide. The Florida State transfer, who garnered plenty of hype during preseason camp -- from national pundits -- as Alabama's best pro-style QB prospect during the Nick Saban era, connected with senior tailback Jalston Fowler for...
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September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Fantasy Fox Video: Top 5 running backs for Week 1

FOX Sports South's Jay Clemons and Knox Bardeen detail the top five fantasy tailbacks for Week 1 -- with LeSean McCoy, Matt Forte, C.J. Spiller and Adrian Peterson leading the way.
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September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

'15 Fun Facts' to ponder for NFL Week 1

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September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Dream's offseason focus on keeping core together, adding size

Despite a disappointing exit after claiming the franchise's first No. 1 seed for the playoffs, first-year coach Michael Cooper sees a lot to like on his Atlanta Dream roster. "I think we've got a great foundation.," he said. "I thought we did tremendously good job." The Dream lost 2-1 to the Chicago Sky in the opening around, culminating in a one-point...
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September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons trim roster in emotional 'Hard Knocks' finale

The final episode of HBO's "Hard Knocks" aired on Tuesday, wrapping up the popular sports documentary series as the Atlanta Falcons wrapped up their preseason, and whittled down their roster to 53 players. There are three big reasons why people watch "Hard Knocks," outside of the appeal of getting an inside look at an NFL training camp. Viewers love to see...
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September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Fantasy Fox: Top 50 non-PPR wideouts for Week 1

Here are my top 50 wide receivers for Week 1, citing standard-scoring leagues only. This countdown doesn't lean on a particular stat. It's merely an educated best guess of which pass-catchers will tally the best combination of total yards and touchdowns for the NFL's opening weekend. Regardless of how these rankings shake out every week, it shouldn't supersede two...
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September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 1 Florida State escapes Oklahoma State in season opener

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August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 7 storylines for Week 4 of the NFL preseason

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August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

College football preview: Potential surprises, disappointments (Video)

In the past two seasons, a team has come from outside the preseason polls to challenge for college football's national championship in the BCS title game. Notre Dame was the out-of-nowhere darling in 2012, while Auburn's miracle run through the back half of its schedule left it just a few plays shy of its second title in four years. The BCS may be gone, but surprises aren...
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August 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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