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Three Atlanta radio hosts were fired Monday evening after making fun of former New Orleans Saints safety Steve Gleason, who is now confined to a wheelchair as he battles ALS, better known as Lou Gehrig's disease. Gleason wrote a column for Sports...
Tony Gonzalez, one of the greatest NFL players of all time, is going to play one more season of football, but he's already thinking about the future -- and it includes mobile apps. The Atlanta Falcons tight end and Southern California native has...
Tags: Tony Gonzalez, Sports, Computer Hardware, AIDS, BlackBerry
We agreed to meet at the Kettle in Manhattan Beach. I arrived early so I could remove the knives from the table. I had never met Shannon Mora, but she's the wife of UCLA football Coach Jim Mora so I could only imagine. First thing I wanted to know:...
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They were damaged goods a year ago, with a new coaching staff coming in. Defensive backs Anthony Jefferson and Brandon Sermons had little opportunity to make an initial impression. Jefferson was still recovering from a back surgery that forced him to...
Tags: Sports, UCLA Bruins, Football, Broken Leg, High Schools
The Long Beach Unified School District is suing a former female student who admitted to falsely accusing ex-Poly High football star Brian Banks of rape in 2002. The lawsuit against former Polytechnic High School student Wanetta Gibson was filed last...
This post has been corrected. See the note at the bottom for details. To Brian Banks, signing an NFL contact signified “the biggest accomplishment of my life” -- with the notable exception of regaining his freedom. Banks, the former Long...
Brian Banks was inside a New York television studio, waiting to tape an episode of "The View," when he got a long-awaited call from a friend. For weeks, Banks had known that signing a contract to play with the NFL’s Atlanta Falcons was a...
Brian Banks called signing a contract with the Atlanta Falcons on Wednesday the greatest accomplishment of his life, aside from clearing his name. Officials of his new team said they were happy to have him on board. "We are pleased to have Brian...
This post has been corrected, as indicated below.Brian Banks, the former Long Beach Polytechnic High School football standout who spent five years in prison before his rape conviction was overturned, has finally earned a spot with an NFL team. Banks, 27, has signed with the Atlanta Falcons as a...
The NFL playoff matchups are set, with the Washington Redskins defeating the Dallas Cowboys, 28-18, in the final game of the regular season Sunday night to win the NFC East title and earn the final postseason berth. The Denver Broncos, who secured home-...
Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten has set a new record for receptions by a tight end in a single season, the second consecutive day a receiving record has fallen in the NFL. Witten made two catches in overtime against New Orleans on Sunday to give...
Tags: Sports, Jerry Rice, Jason Witten, Dallas Cowboys, Calvin Johnson
ATLANTA — Twenty years ago, Jerry Glanville, then the goofball coach of the Atlanta Falcons, concocted a way to get under the skin of the San Francisco 49ers. Seeing as his team the year before had swept the 49ers and Los Angeles Rams, along...
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