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Fullback Patrick DiMarco

Falcons Sign DiMarco, Matthews To Contract Extensions

The Atlanta Falcons have re-signed fullback Patrick DiMarco and defensive end Cliff Matthews to contract extensions. Matthews could have signed with another team as an unrestricted free agent.
Bobby Hendley Ga. Sports Hall of Fame

Hall Of Fame Inductee Bobby Hendley Reflects On Career Defining Game (VIDEO)

This weekend eight sports legends with ties to Georgia will be inducted into the state’s athletic Hall of Fame.
Thomas Brown

Brown Returns To Georgia As Running Backs Coach

Georgia coach Mark Richt has hired Thomas Brown as running backs coach, the school said in a statement Monday. Former running backs coach Bryan McClendon will now coach receivers.
College Football signing day

It's National Signing Day 2015

Today is the day that all high school athletes dream about. Today, all over the state of Georgia and the country for that matter, high school players are signing letters of intent to play collegiately at the next level.

Blank Says Falcons 'Wrong' To Add Fake Crowd Noise To Games

Falcons owner Arthur Blank said Tuesday he has seen enough of the NFL's investigation of fake crowd noise at Atlanta's home games to acknowledge wrongdoing.
Arthur Blank greets new Falcon head coach Dan Quinn

It's Official!: Quinn Is Atlanta Falcons New Coach (VIDEO)

The Atlanta Falcons have announced that Seattle defensive coordinator Dan Quinn will be the team's next coach. Quinn was introduced at a news conference Tuesday. He replaces Mike Smith, who was fired following a 6-10 finish in 2014.
New Braves stadium rendering

Court To Hear Challenge To Braves Stadium Financing

The Georgia Supreme Court is set to hear arguments Tuesday in an appeal of a lower court ruling on financing for the new Braves baseball stadium in Cobb County.
Former Seattle Seahawks defensive coach Dan Quinn

Falcons Agree To Five Year Deal With Seahawks' Quinn

A person familiar with the negotiations says Seattle defensive coordinator Dan Quinn has agreed to a five-year deal to become the Atlanta Falcons coach.
Benjamin E Mays high school

Some Students Barred From Basketball Game Due To Security

Some students were turned away from a high school basketball game in Atlanta amid heightened security.
UGA Coach Mark Richt

Georgia Football Coach Richt Gets 2-Year Contract Extension

Georgia football coach Mark Richt has received a two-year contract extension that ties him to the Bulldogs through 2019 and increases his salary to $4 million a year. The school's executive committee approved the new contract Wednesday, boosting Richt from $3.2 million a year.

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