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Atlanta Falcons Mailbag, brought to you by Publix

10:45 am Oct. 29, 2015

At 11 a.m. today , join the Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s D. Orlando Ledbetter to discuss the Atlanta Falcons in our weekly Mailbag, brought to you by Publix. To ask a question, select the comments tab. Your

Nick Williams steps up in Hankerson’s absense

8:24 pm Oct. 28, 2015

By JuliaKate E. Culpepper

Although he has played in each of the Falcons’ seven games this season, Nick Williams likely will play a greater role Sunday when he replaces the injured Leonard Hankerson at wide receiver.


Thursday’s sports on TV

5:12 pm Oct. 28, 2015

8 p.m.      TNT         Hawks at Knicks
10:30 p.m.  TNT         Mavericks at Clippers

7 p.m.      ESPN       North Carolina at Pittsburgh
7:30 p.m.   ESPNU    Texas State at Georgia Southern
7:30 p.m.   FS1      West Virginia at TCU
7:30 p.m.   CBS SN   Western Michigan at Eastern  Michigan
8 p.m.     

Is something wrong with Matt Ryan’s elbow?

4:45 pm Oct. 28, 2015

By D. Orlando Ledbetter
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

FLOWERY BRANCH — Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan continued to contend that he’s 100 percent healthy on Wednesday.

“I feel great,” Ryan said. “I’m fine.”

But it’s pretty clear from the photo that he

Bradley: Braves fans can take heart from this October

3:22 pm Oct. 28, 2015

By Mark Bradley
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Of baseball’s 10 postseason qualifiers, seven were bad not long ago; six had been bad for a while. The Rangers lost 95 games in 2014. The Astros lost 416 games over

Devonta Freeman

Falcons’ Freeman wants NFL rushing title

2:53 pm Oct. 28, 2015

Falcons running back Devonta Freeman has emerged from rookie backup to a star in his second year.

He leads the league in rushing after Week 7 and said he wants to end the season with the

World Series, Kansas City Royals

Royals win World Series opener in 14th

8:19 am Oct. 28, 2015

AP Baseball Writer

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — An inside-the-park home run. A power failure that blacked out the TV audience. Crazy bounces, great plays and key errors.

The longest World Series opener ever had a