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

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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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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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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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7 days ago  |  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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7 days ago  |  Discuss

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

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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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8 days ago  |  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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8 days ago  |  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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10 days ago  |  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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10 days ago  |  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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11 days ago  |  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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12 days ago  |  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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13 days ago  |  Discuss

'15 Fun Facts' to ponder for NFL Week 1

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15 days ago  |  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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15 days ago  |  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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15 days ago  |  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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15 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 1 Florida State escapes Oklahoma State in season opener

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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 7 storylines for Week 4 of the NFL preseason

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23 days ago  |  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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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Dream drop Sky to force Game 3

ROSEMONT, Ill. -- Angel McCoughtry was determined to make sure the Atlanta Dream weren't done in the WNBA playoffs. McCoughtry scored 39 points, and the Dream beat the Chicago Sky 92-83 on Sunday night to even their Eastern Conference semifinal series at one game apiece. Game 3 is Tuesday in Atlanta, with the winner moving into the Eastern Conference finals against Indiana. ...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Four Downs: Falcons fall to Titans, but starters impress

ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Falcons enjoyed an early 17-3 lead on Saturday, but fell to the Tennessee Titans in the Georgia Dome, 24-17. The loss drops Atlanta to 1-2 this preseason, with one game left to go in Jacksonville next week against the Jaguars. Here are four observations from the Falcons' loss to Tennessee: 1. DEVIN HESTER SURE LOOKS LIKE HE'S GOING TO PLAY A BIG ROLE...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Corky Kell Classic kicks of high school football season

In the first Friday of the high school football season, dozens of teams locked horns in season-openers around the state including a Corky Kell Classic doubleheader. North Paulding 55, Creekview 20 North Paulding fumbled its opening possession and saw Creekview turn it into a 31-yard Chandler Wold touchdown pass from Kyle Wilkie. The Wolfpack answered back quickly and scored 24 first...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Dream's Lyttle, McCoughtry make WNBA All-Defensive First-Team

Atlanta Dream forward Sancho Lyttle and guard/forward Angel McCoughtry have been named to the 2014 WNBA All-Defensive First Team, the league office announced Friday. Lyttle and McCoughtry were the only two players in the league to average more than two steals per game this season. A panel of the WNBA's 12 head coaches voted on the WNBA All-Defensive Team, selecting First and...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Fox: Preferred sleepers to target after Round 9

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