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Team will play 36 of their final 57 games at home
Entering the week, Atlanta led the league with 59 road games and had the fewest (46) at home.
In just the first few days of practice, coach Paul Johnson has been encouraged by the developing competition for the starting job at B-back.
Former NFL, college coach enjoying the outdoors at his home in Oregon
The view has always been good wherever he has coached, meaning that he has enjoyed his stops even if down times were unavoidable.
Registration continues through Aug. 16
ADDS: Rory McIlroy not scheduled for practice round; Philadelphia Eagles and Sam Bradford in contract extension talks
New Georgia offensive coordinator receives high marks
He still very well thought of, and not held to blame for a Rams offense that ranked in the bottom 10 each of his three seasons in St. Louis.
Braves overcome 6-0 deficit to defeat San Francisco Giants
After Leesburg native Buster Posey put the Giants up a run in the 12th inning, Braves third-baseman Adonis Garcia sends a shot over the fence to give Atlanta a 9-8 come-from-behind victory.
Matt Ryan has leaned heavily on backup T.J. Yates to learn new offense
T.J. Yates played for the Houston Texans for three seasons and ran the offense that’s being installed by new offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan.
Two goals are a top 10 ranking and maintained status as a takeaway leader
With eight starters back and defensive linemen Jabari Hunt-Days and Kenderius Whitehead plugged into the depth chart after being sidelined last season, the Jackets have the manpower to accomplish it.
Near-capacity crowd watches quarterback perform well
After a rather sloppy performance in the rain at the University of South Florida on Saturday night, Jameis Winston was arguably as sharp and accurate as he’s ever been in a Bucs uniform.
Joey Logano, Kyle Busch and Martin Truex Jr. all ran out of fuel in the closing laps
When the three drivers ahead of Matt Kenseth ran out of fuel, it vaulted him from a solid top-five finish to a surprising win, his second of 2015.
Golfers under 30 are the talk of the PGA Tour
Even if Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson still have some of their old magic left, their generation is passing into history and a new era is starting with great promise.
29-year old wins by three strokes
Troy Merritt earned $1.2 million for the victory, about half of his prior PGA Tour career winnings.
Kyle Busch finishes 21st
It was the second win of the 2015 season for Matt Kenseth and the fourth consecutive victory for Joe Gibbs Racing, adding to Kyle Busch’s wins in the last three races.
Teheran earns second road win of the season
Julio Teheran got the run support he needed with a two-out, four-run rally in the top of the fifth inning that put Atlanta ahead for good.