Jones had 11 catches for team-record 259 yards in loss to Packers
If Julio Jones can’t return, it would be a big blow to Atlanta’s hopes of winning the NFC South division.
Kenny Gaines injured in Georgia’s 64-57 victory
Georgia (5-3) scored the final 12 points of the first half and continued the run with the first two baskets of the second half.
Career day keep Falcons in playoff hunt
Julio Jones’ career-best game helped lead the Atlanta Falcons to a 29-18 win over Patrick Peterson and the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday in an improbable matchup of first-place teams.
NFL divisional leaders meet in Georgia Dome
Atlanta (4-7) is 0-7 against teams outside the South, but beating division opponents has been enough to keep the Falcons on top.
Ryan said he must learn to overcome previous games with Cards
Matt Ryan threw a combined nine interceptions with only one touchdown as the Falcons somehow split the games with Arizona the last two years.
Both teams can put up impressive offensive numbers
Georgia (9-2) ranks seventh in the nation with its average of 43.3 points per game, while Georgia Tech (9-2) is tied for 13th at 37.8.
Mason completed 10 of 12 passes against Charleston Southern
He has completed 68.4 percent of his passes, a school-record pace for Georgia, which moved up one spot to No. 8 in Sunday’s AP Top 25.
Bulldogs score on first offensive play against Bucs
Georgia plays No. 17 Georgia Tech next week in each team’s final regular-season game.
Bulldogs need Tennessee to beat Missouri to win SEC East
The Bulldogs also would make the SEC title game if Missouri loses to Arkansas next week.
Clemson’s loss gives FSU ACC Atlantic title, while keeping Tech’s Coastal Division hopes alive
Cole Stoudt threw three interceptions after replacing starter Deshaun Watson at quarterback, including one Chris Milton returned 62 yards for a touchdown.
Tech returns one starter while Bulldogs return experienced team
Scheduling conflicts made Friday night the only choice for the annual state rivalry game generally held in December or January.
Jackets, Tigers hope to protect ACC Championship hopes
The No. 24 Yellow Jackets are second in the nation in rushing, while the No. 18 Tigers are second in total defense and fourth against the run.
Gurley will enter crowded backfield
Now that Todd Gurley is returning for No. 16 Georgia against No. 9 Auburn this week, it’s no lock he’ll even be a starter.
Jackets allowed just 22 yards rushing in last week’s victory
Coach Paul Johnson said he is looking for the defense to add more momentum to the turnaround today at North Carolina State.
Saturday's loss left Georgia wondering if they can stop any team’s rushing attack
Florida rushed for 418 yards, the second-most ever allowed by Georgia and it was a shocking reality check for a Georgia defense which had ranked second in the Southeastern Conference against the run.
Days tops 100 yards rushing for second straight game
Synjyn Days set a career high with 110 yards rushing in last week’s 56-28 win at Pittsburgh and then topped that total on 24 carries against the Cavaliers on Saturday.
Jackets have topped 600 yards in back-to-back games
Coach Paul Johnson said Tuesday a renewed commitment to his spread-option attack is a key to the strong production.
For the first time in a long time, the Atlanta Braves come into spring with very few questions marks about the team from top to bottom.
Reliever Jordan Walden may be more excited than anyone else about spring training after he was acquired by the Braves for a starting pitcher.
Gerald Laird will likely be behind the plate on opening day for the Braves while starter Brian McCann finishes his rehab from offseason surgery.
The Hawks come back from a halftime hole Wednesday night against the Raptors at home and edge out with a big win, 93-92.
New Braves slugger Justin Upton, who says he can’t wait to bring a title to the Peach State, is introduced Tuesday during his first news conference in Atlanta.
And in with the new? That’s the question circling around Atlanta right now as plans continue to unfold for a new stadium for the Falcons.
The Hawks, who lost Lou Williams for the season with knee injury early Saturday, can't keep the momentum from their big win against Brooklyn on Wednesday, and lose to the Spurs, 98-93, on Saturday night. (INCLUDES: item on Williams being lost for the season with a tear in his ACL).
The Hawks, who suspended their leading scorer Josh Smith before the game, get a career-high 28 points from Jeff Teague and, after losing six of seven, come up with a surprising 109-95 win to stop Brooklyn's seven-game winning streak Wednesday night.
Josh Smith -- Atlanta's highly paid and oftentimes low-energy superstar -- is suspended by the Hawks on Wednesday afternoon for conduct detrimental to the team.
Seattle brings its top-ranked defense — which allowed just 15.3 points per game in the regular season — to Atlanta on Sunday, but Falcons QB Matt Ryan and his offense think they are up for the challenge.
Atlanta — despite being locked in to the NFC’s No. 1 seed and a first-round playoff bye — is taking its business-as-usual approach into today’s regular-season finale against Tampa Bay at home.
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Matt Ryan has thrown seven touchdown passes with no interceptions the past two weeks while completing 80 percent of his passes in two wins that locked up the NFC’s top playoff seed.
It seems only fitting that for Atlanta to lock up the NFC South title tonight, it must beat the one team it would probably least like to face: the New Orleans Saints.
Georgia Tech faces quandary: Win ACC title and go to BCS bowl — but lose, and Jackets will have to beg NCAA for postseason spot
Georgia Tech can win the ACC title and get an automatic invite to a BCS bowl, or lose and have to petition the NCAA to allow a seven-loss team play in a bowl --- if any lower-tier bowl will have them.
The Seminoles and Yellow Jackets limp into the ACC title game after a pair of demoralizing losses to the SEC this past Saturday.
He’s been a record-setting QB for the Yellow Jackets, and now Tevin Washington would love nothing more than to close his career with one win in four tries vs. Georgia.
Despite owning the NFL’s best record, the Falcons are constantly trying to find ways to get even better, and that was evident recently when they parted ways with one-time star linebacker Ray Edwards, whose dismal play was even holding a 9-1 team back.
Georgia Tech coach Paul Johnson hopes when he calls Orwin Smith’s number on Saturday against rival Georgia that the Yellow Jackets’ star running back is ready to return from injury.
Georgia’s Bulldogs are on the rise in the national picture after beating Auburn and watching Alabama lose to Texas A&M.
Led by Kentavious Caldewell-Pope and three other returning starters, the Georgia men’s basketball team looks to rebound from a disappointing 15-17 season last year when it opens the 2012-13 season today in Athens.
Daniel Miller and Kammeon Holsey will lead the way for the Yellow Jackets this season, which begins tonight.
The Falcons may be undefeated, but this week they face New Orleans and Drew Brees, who is 10-2 against Atlanta since joining the Saints.
Heading into Saturday’s huge game against Auburn, the running game may take center stage with two of UGA’s key receivers out.
Georgia coach Mark Richt tells his players there’s no letting up now with only Auburn standing between them and an SEC title game berth against Alabama. (ADDS: breakout item on Bulldogs losing receiver Marlon Brown for the rest of the season with a knee injury).
With Saturday’s 37-10 win against Ole Miss in the books, all that stands in Georgia’s way of a date with the SEC title game is lowly, two-win Auburn next week.
All Georgia has to do is win its final two SEC games of the season beginning today with a dangerous Ole Miss team that could love nothing more than to ruin the Bulldogs’ trip to the conference championship. (ADDS: notebook item on UGA QB Murray being named finalist for Johnny Unitas Award)
One week after being called soft — then responding with a win vs. Florida — Georgia’s defense enters its SEC duel with Ole Miss feeling as if it still has something to prove.
After beating Florida on Saturday, the Georgia Bulldogs see the results as they move up five spots in the AP Top 25 poll to No. 7, and leap to No. 6 in the BCS.
Quarterback Aaron Murray and Georgia have already forgotten about the team’s dismal performance at South Carolina and has used the bye week to sharpen every area of the Bulldogs’ game — especially the offense, which struggled mightily in a 35-7 loss to the Gamecocks the last time out.
Georgia’s defensive lapse last week against South Carolina has the Bulldogs’ leaders on “D” working hard during the bye week to correct the mistakes.
Experience on both rosters is expected to be what takes Georgia and Georgia Tech’s men’s hoops teams to the next level this season.
A crushing loss to Miami in overtime — followed by an embarrassing loss to lowly Middle Tennessee State — has the Yellow Jackets officially pushing the panic button in Atlanta.
The Braves win their 23rd straight Kris Medlin start with a 6-2 victory against the Mets on Chipper Jones’ final regular season home game.