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Former Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White was arrested in Georgia last week for driving with a suspended license, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. The 37-year-old reportedly faces two charges: HOV lane violation and driving with a suspended or revoked license. According to reports White was booked about 6:30 p.m. on April 12. and  was released […]

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Brian Banks’ NFL dreams were crush after he was wrongfully convicted of rape, and served five years behind bars after taking a plea deal. His accuser eventually admitted she lied about the assault and Brian’s conviction was overturned in 2012. He later signed with the Atlanta Falcons but was released in 2013. Banks is back in […]

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — For the second straight year, Atlanta Falcons cornerback Jalen Collins will be suspended for the start of the season for a violation of the league’s policy on performance enhancers. This time, the suspension carries a bigger bite: 10 games. The NFL announced Sunday that Collins has been suspended without pay […]

HOUSTON (AP) — Tom Brady led one of the greatest comebacks in sports, let alone Super Bowl history, lifting New England from a 25-point hole to the Patriots’ fifth NFL championship in the game’s first overtime finish. The Patriots scored 19 points in the final quarter, including a pair of 2-point conversions, then marched relentlessly […]

A season that began with Tom Brady serving a four-game suspension will end with him in the Super Bowl, where his New England Patriots will take on Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons. While much of the attention between now and the NFL championship game on Feb. 5 in Houston will be focused on Brady […]

There will be quite a group of quarterbacks in the NFL’s conference championship games next weekend: Tom Brady’s New England Patriots host Ben Roethlisberger’s Pittsburgh Steelers in the AFC, and Matt Ryan’s Atlanta Falcons host Aaron Rodgers’ Green Bay Packers in the NFC. The Steelers got past the Kansas City Chiefs 18-16 on Sunday night […]

NEW YORK (AP) — The Oakland Raiders lead the NFL with seven players selected for the Pro Bowl. Quarterback Derek Carr, wide receiver Amari Cooper, center Rodney Hudson, defensive end Khalil Mack, safety Reggie Nelson, guard Kelechi Osemele and tackle Donald Penn were picked from the Raiders, who are in first place in the AFC […]

ATLANTA (AP) — Julio Jones sure lived up to that big contract. Jones hauled in nine passes for 141 yards, including a pair of touchdowns, and the Atlanta Falcons came back after squandering a 17-point halftime lead to beat the Philadelphia Eagles 26-24 Monday night in the coaching debut of Dan Quinn. “You just trust […]

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons waived linebacker Prince Shembo on Friday, shortly after he was charged with aggravated animal cruelty. Police in suburban Gwinnett County said Shembo was charged after his then-girlfriend’s dog died from blunt force trauma last month. The Falcons moved quickly to cut ties with the player. “We are aware […]

03/31/15 – Comedian Chris Paul runs through the day’s hottest topics including why the Atlanta Falcons are in the headlines.

ATLANTA (AP) — In the midst of two losing seasons, the Atlanta Falcons tried to pump up the noise. It’s going to cost them. The NFL announced Monday that it had fined the team $350,000, stripped away a draft pick and suspended team president Rich McKay from the league’s powerful Competition Committee for at least […]

In a bit of good news in a landscape in which many Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) are facing tough times, a trustee from Morris…