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One-sided rivalry has Falcons wanting a good start to new season

...pride.With Payton as coach, the Saints are 73-39 with two division titles, five playoff appearances and a Super Bowl championship. Since Mike Smith took over as Falcons coach in 2008, Atlanta is 60-36 with two division titles and four trips...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-09-06/one-sided-rivalry-has-falcons
Georgia, South Carolina, Clemson ranked in AP preseason poll

...led Florida State to a 34-31 victory against Auburn in the last BCS national championship game.This season the Bowl Championship Series is being replaced by the College Football Playoff. A selection committee will pick the top four teams in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/clemson/2014-08-17/georgia-south-carolina-cl
Clemson's Sammy Watkins plans to excel

...for 227 yards and two touchdowns in a 40-35 Orange Bowl win over Ohio State, Clemson's first-ever win in a Bowl Championship Series game.As expected, Watkins declared for the NFL Draft a few days later.While several prominent prospects...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/clemson/2014-05-06/clemsons-sammy-watkins-pl
Longtime Buffalo Bills owner Ralph Wilson dies at 95

...new College Football Playoff championship trophy.The four-team playoff will begin this season, replacing the Bowl Championship Series.Dr. Pepper is the first corporate partner for the College Football Playoff championship. The deal is for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-03-25/longtime-buffalo-bills-owner-
Florida coach Will Muschamp wants to avoid playing FCS schools

...avoidable.Saban said Big Five teams aren't chomping at the bit to play the SEC, which has put nine teams in the Bowl Championship Series national title game over the past eight years."I don't know that we have a choice sometimes," Saban...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-05-27/florida-coach-will-muscha
Goal in sight for Atlanta Falcons' Tony Gonzalez

...I'm at now."It took him 16 years to finally win a playoff game.Now, he's two victories away from a Super Bowl championship with the Atlanta Falcons, two wins away from going out the same way Strahan did."There's no doubt I could play...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2013-01-18/goal-sight-atlanta-falcons-tony-g
Favre delivers Super Bowl championship for Green Bay

NEW ORLEANS - When Brett Favre took the Green Bay Packers to their Super Bowl championship on Sunday, it was a victory for every country kid in cutoffs and T-shirt who ever threw a rock in a pond and dreamed about being...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/01/27/oth_203181.shtml
Other sports
Kramer's formula bowls them over

...The chief concocter of the Bowl Championship Series was trying desperately...can follow, here goes. The Bowl Championship Series rating system is a four-part...Jan. 1 Sugar Bowl New Orleans Bowl Championship Series selections ABC 8:30...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/08/28/col_237239.shtml
College
Georgia eighth in BCS standings

Utah slipped one spot to seventh in the Bowl Championship Series standings Monday, a drop that could cost...third in each poll and according to the computers. Bowl Championship Series college football ratings Through Monday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/08/met_433769.shtml
Metro
Georgia fourth in first BCS standings

ATHENS, Ga. - Georgia is fourth in the first Bowl Championship Series standings of the season, knowing it must...1, Texas is No. 2 and Georgia is No. 4. The Bowl Championship Series was implemented in 1998 by the leaders of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/18/uga_13272.shtml
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