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High Hopes for New High-tech Atlanta Stadium Despite Delays
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ATLANTA (AP) — Several high-profile failures have plagued Atlanta's reputation on a national stage over the years: unpreparedness for ice and snow storms, a recent highway collapse and subsequent shutdown from a fire, and chronic traffic and public transportation woes.
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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Seattle offensive line coach Tom Cable has withdrawn from consideration, one day after New England offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels pulled out…
Richard Sherman’s Next Job May be Shadowing Julio Jones
SEATTLE (AP) — As his career has progressed, Seattle's Richard Sherman has become more adept at shadowing a specific wide receiver instead of concentrating on covering one side of the field.
He may have quite the challenge coming up Sunday: Atlanta's Julio Jones, just two weeks remove…
Dan Quinn Returns With High-flying Falcons to Face Seahawks
SEATTLE (AP) — When Dan Quinn left Seattle for his opportunity to be an NFL head coach in Atlanta, he wanted to create an identity unique to the Falcons.
Quinn didn't want Atlanta to be a replica of what he experienced in Seattle, even if the principles he wanted for the Falcons were simil…
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…