Posts Tagged Atlanta

Column: NFL should realign after NFC South debacle

New Orleans Saints fan Larry Rolling holds a sign reflecting the sentiment of many Saints fans in the second half of an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals in New Orleans, Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014. The Bengals won 27-10. (AP Photo/Bill Haber)

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons won’t apologize for somehow being in first place with a losing record.

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Falcons K Bryant might be having best season at 39

Atlanta Falcons' Matt Bryant (3) prepares to kick a field goal in the second half of an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014. The Falcons won 19-17. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone)

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Matt Bryant shows his age a bit when trying to describe the feeling that comes over him before he goes out on the field to attempt a crucial field goal.

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Heyward to Cards, Braves get Miller in 4-man deal

In this Oct. 7, 2014, file photo, St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Shelby Miller throws a pitch during the first inning of Game 4 of baseball's NL Division Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers in St. Louis. The Atlanta Braves have dealt outfielder Jason Heyward and reliever Jordan Walden to the Cardinals for pitcher Shelby Miller and a minor-leaguer. The deal was announced Monday, Nov. 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)

ATLANTA (AP) — Jason Heyward stirred up enormous expectations when he joined the Atlanta Braves at age 20. He homered in his first big league at-bat. He was voted to the All-Star Game as a rookie. He was hailed as the future of the game by Hank Aaron.

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