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Mike, you can go home again… proudly

September 18, 2011

Now before we talk about what Michael Vick’s return to Atlanta as the Philadelphia Eagles’ starting quarterback is, let’s talk about what it’s not. Vick isn’t coming back to Atlanta like someone out of a blacksploitation movie, complete with”Big Payback”

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Braves get swept by Phillies

September 8, 2011

Needing a sweep to have a realistic chance to challenge for the division title, the Atlanta Braves lost three straight to the Phillies. At least there’s the wild-card race.

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The $100 Million Man

September 4, 2011

In the days before quarterback Michael Vick inked a six-year, $100 million deal with the Philadelphia Eagles, the national football pundits expressed their collective skepticism that he could duplicate the brilliant performance the led to his finishing second in the NFL’s Most Valuable Player voting.

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Vince Young wants to take advantage of second chance with the Eagles

August 21, 2011

The last time Eagles backup quarterback Vince Young donned an NFL uniform, it was not definitely not the best of times. Young’s season came to an unceremonious end last November when he walked out on his former team the Tennessee Titans after he was benched in a loss to the Washington Redskins.

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Legendary NFL defender Bubba Smith passes away at age 66

August 7, 2011

Former NFL defensive end and longtime television and movie actor Charles Aaron “Bubba” Smith was found dead in his Los Angeles home on Wednesday. Coroner’s reports have not yet been released, but according to the Los Angeles Times, it is believed that Smith died of natural causes.

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AP Sources: NFL, players set on terms of deal

July 31, 2011

NFL owners and players agreed early Monday to the terms of a deal to end the lockout, and players were expected to begin their voting process later in the day, two people familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press.

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NBA, college basketball player Armen Gilliam dies

July 7, 2011

Armen Gilliam, who was part of the UNLV Runnin’ Rebels basketball team that made a run to the Final Four in 1987 and played for several NBA teams, has died. He was 47. Gilliam died Tuesday night at the LA Fitness gym in Bridgeville while he was playing basketball.

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