Stories by Paul Newberry

Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015

Devonta Freeman leads Falcons to another win

ATLANTA - Devonta Freeman scored three more touchdowns and the Atlanta Falcons remained unbeaten, romping to a 48-21 victory over the hapless Houston Texans on Sunday.
By Paul Newberry

Monday, Sept. 28, 2015

Hawks set to open camp with new look, high expectations

ATLANTA - Coming off a 60-win season and breaking out new uniforms adorned with a garish, lime-green trim, the Atlanta Hawks are suddenly a team that's impossible to ignore. Now, to come up with a ...
By Paul Newberry

Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015

Falcons look to seize opportunity for 3-0 start

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Everything is falling into place for the Falcons. First, they knocked off Philadelphia. Then, they rallied against the Giants. Now, the Falcons head to Dallas to take on ...
By Paul Newberry

Monday, Sept. 21, 2015

Georgia Tech looking to rebound after tough loss to Notre Dame

ATLANTA - Paul Johnson didn't mince words when assessing Georgia Tech's loss at Notre Dame. Hardly anyone escaped the coach's stinging post-mortem.
By Paul Newberry

Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015

Bulldogs put on a show vs. Gamecocks

ATHENS, Ga. - Greyson Lambert set an NCAA record by completing all but one of his 25 passes Saturday night, throwing for 330 yards and three touchdowns to lead No. 7 Georgia to a 52-20 rout of ...
By Paul Newberry

Friday, Sept. 18, 2015

Dogs, Gamecocks look to answer QB questions

ATHENS, Ga. - No. 7 Georgia is facing a South Carolina team that has even bigger issues at quarterback than the Bulldogs.
By Paul Newberry

Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015

Falcons' defensive front expected to get better

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. — Atlanta Falcons coach Dan Quinn said the performance of the defensive front against Philadelphia was only the beginning.
By Paul Newberry

Monday, Sept. 14, 2015

Defense steps up as Falcons win coach's debut 26-24

ATLANTA - Julio Jones had 141 yards receiving and two touchdowns, and Ricardo Allen's interception off a deflected pass sealed the victory with 1:11 remaining, giving Dan Quinn a 26-24 victory ...
By Paul Newberry

Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015

No. 15 Ga Tech with another blowout, beating Tulane 65-10

Justin Thomas passed for two touchdowns and ran for another as No. 15 Georgia Tech romped to another dominating win, beating lowly Tulane 65-10 on Saturday.
By Paul Newberry

Friday, Sept. 11, 2015

Georgia Tech's offense still gets all the notice

ATLANTA - At Georgia Tech, the triple-option offense gets all the headlines.
By Paul Newberry

Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015

Former US assistant Olympic swimming coaches to take over in Rio

For Bob Bowman and David Marsh, the goal heading to the Rio Olympics is clear: Maintain America's dominance in the pool.
By Paul Newberry

Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015

Jackets not satisfied after opening rout

ATLANTA - The Yellow Jackets began the season with a 69-6 blowout of FCS school Alcorn State, a game that provided little insight into what kind of team they might be.
By Paul Newberry

Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015

Defense difference for Auburn

ATLANTA - Auburn's defense came up with a couple of huge plays and the Tigers beat Louisville 31-24 on Saturday in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game at the Georgia Dome.
By Paul Newberry

Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015

Jackets' Thomas confident he can lead inexperienced group

ATLANTA- Justin Thomas has a bunch of new guys around him heading into tonight's opener. Georgia Tech doesn't seem the least bit worried.
By Paul Newberry

Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015

Olivera hitless in Braves debut

ATLANTA - In what is shaping up as their worst season since 1990, the Atlanta Braves at least have a little something to be excited about in the final month of the season.
By Paul Newberry

Monday, Aug 31, 2015

Georgia Tech taking same approach despite high expectations

ATLANTA - So much for being the scrappy underdog with the throwback running game. At Georgia Tech, the expectations these days are much higher.
By Paul Newberry

Sunday, Aug 30, 2015

Carter's decision to boycott Olympics remains controversial

ATLANTA — Thirty-five years after his hopes for a gold medal were dashed by Jimmy Carter’s boycott of the Moscow Olympics, Craig Beardsley is at peace.
By Paul Newberry

Thursday, Aug 27, 2015

Braves feeling the effects of looking to the future

ATLANTA - This was not unexpected. Not after the Atlanta Braves traded away just about anyone with a major league pulse.
By Paul Newberry

Monday, Aug 24, 2015

Falcons owner signs contract to name new facility Mercedes-Benz Stadium

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Falcons will share a stadium name with their biggest rival.
By Paul Newberry

Saturday, Aug 22, 2015

Andrew family believes methods will lead to swimming success

SAN ANTONIO - They'll be the first to concede they are "kind of a weird family." They don't mind the label at all. For Michael Andrew & Co., conformity just isn't their style.
By Paul Newberry
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