Paul Newberry

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Cano homers as Yankees beat Braves 8-3

Zoilo Almonte homered and threw out a runner from right field, Francisco Cervelli began his pitch to win the catching job, and David Phelps threw two scoreless innings as New York defeated the bumbling Atlanta Braves 8-3 in its spring training opener Saturday.

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NEWBERRY: Evan Gattis wanders his way back to baseball

KISSIMMEE, Fla. -- Spring training is all about those on the fringes.. The phenoms looking to make their mark. The geezers trying desperately to hang on. The never-heard-ofs attempting to pull off the camp of their lives. For some reason, that warm Florida sun (Arizona sun works, too

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UGA's new class more about depth than stars

The Georgia Bulldogs had a lot of prospects to show off Wednesday. Just not some of the names the fans wanted to see.

UGA can't hold off No. 8 Gators

No. 8 Florida shook off a sluggish first half and romped past another Southeastern Conference opponent, beating Georgia 64-47 on Wednesday night behind 17 points from Scottie Wilbekin.

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NFC championship: Two teams, different perspectives

ATLANTA -- The Falcons are well aware of just how desperate this city is for its first Super Bowl championship. Mike Peterson sees and hears it everywhere he goes.

McClure rarely noticed but in middle of everything

When Todd McClure was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons, they had just made it to the Super Bowl for the first time.

New Tech AD says he's committed to ACC

Mike Bobinski is still a couple of months away from officially becoming Georgia Tech's athletic director. He's already talking up the Atlantic Coast Conference.

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Bryant keeps coming through for Falcons

When Matt Bryant is on the sideline, fully aware the game might be decided by his right leg, he'll drape a towel over his head to shut out the world.

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No more 2nd chances for Falcons' Gonzalez

FLOWERY BRANCH -- Tony Gonzalez has no intention of pulling a Ray Lewis before retirement.. There won't any lining up with the defense for the final play. Certainly there won't be anything resembling the Baltimore linebacker's trademark dance.. "You don't want to see me dance," Gonzalez joked Thursday, chuckling

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Falcons eager to end playoff drought

The Atlanta Falcons know what it takes to win in the regular season. When it comes to the playoffs, that's another story.

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