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Portland and Atlanta Play to 1-1 Draw
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Defender Liam Ridgewell scored the equalizer for Portland some four minutes after Atlanta went ahead and the Timbers settled for a 1-1 draw with the expansion United on Sunday.
Atlanta rookie Julian Gressel scored from the top of the box, getting past the outstretched arms…
Dozen Games on NBA Slate
(AP) — It's a busy Monday in the NBA, with a dozen games on the schedule. Three standout: Houston visiting San Antonio, Golden State in Atlanta and the Boston Celtics in L.A. to face the Clippers.
The battle in Texas matches the numbers two and three teams in the Western Conference. San An…
49ers Officially Name Younger Shanahan Head Coach
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have officially hired Atlanta offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan as their new head coach more than a month after firing Chip Kelly after just one season. The 49ers settled on Shanahan a couple weeks ago but had to wait until Monday to sign hi…
Cable No Longer Interested in Niners
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers' list of potential head coaches is down to just Atlanta offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan.
Seattle offensive line coach Tom Cable has withdrawn from consideration, one day after New England offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels pulled out…
Falcons Hope Spending Week on the Road Brings Team Closer
SEATTLE (AP) — Atlanta coach Dan Quinn views having the Falcons practice in the Pacific Northwest as an opportunity to maximize preparation for Sunday's game against the Seattle Seahawks and bring his team closer together.
Atlanta extended its winning streak to four with a 23-16 road victo…