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Nationals clinch NL East title on Braves' turf

...five-hit ball over seven innings, Ian Desmond's two-run homer broke a scoreless tie...before Harang worked the count to 2-2 on Desmond.The next pitch was a breaking pitch that Desmond sent deep into the left-field seats for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-09-16/nationals-clinch-nl-east
Atlanta Falcons haven't pressured quarterbacks

...chance to shine.If not, it's going to be a long season."We help the D-line. The D-line helps us," cornerback Desmond Trufant said. "If we cover better, maybe they can get to the quarterback better."NOTES: Good news for the Falcons on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-09-16/atlanta-falcons-havent-pressu
Falcons, Bucs happy to be on short week

...Bengals, but quickly get another chance to show that 2013 was an aberration."You can't win every game," cornerback Desmond Trufant said. "You'd like to, but it's a very competitive league. Everybody's good. If we can get this win, we'll...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-09-17/falcons-bucs-happy-be-short-w
Washington Nationals beat Atlanta Braves 2-1 behind Doug Fister

...teams in the NL East.Adam LaRoche had two hits, and Ian Desmond and Anthony Rendon each drove in a run for Washington, which...Nationals nicked Minor for three singles in the first, with Desmond's base hit scoring Rendon to make it 1-0.Washington added...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-09-08/washington-nationals-bea
Braves' division hopes dimmed after loss

...who remain in a crowded race for an NL wild card berth.Washington led 5-0 after two, but errors by two shortstops - Ian Desmond in the fourth inning, Danny Espinosa in the sixth - and Justin Upton's two-run homer helped the Braves get close.The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-09-09/braves-division-hopes-ab
Desmond's homer in seventh inning lifts Nationals over Braves

WASHINGTON - Ian Desmond didn't dip, and he hit a dinger...he's had for much of his baseball life, Desmond appeared to unleash every bit of his...This morning I had this huge battle," Desmond said. "I'm trying to quit dipping...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-04-06/desmonds-homer-seventh-i
Pittsburgh tops Boston College

...struggles."It's not like it's the end of the world," Strong said week this of Ash's injury before he suspended tackles Desmond Harrison and Kennedy Estelle for team rules violations. "We know we have got to go play a football game and that's what...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-09-05/pittsburgh-tops-boston-co
Falcons' young cornerbacks show confidence

...FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - The Atlanta Falcons need new leadership on defense, and coach Mike Smith says second-year cornerbacks Desmond Trufant and Robert Alford fit the job description perfectly."Those two guys we're counting on," Smith said Sunday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-07-27/falcons-young-cornerbacks-sho
Newcomer Desmond Robbins wins the $35,000 Non-Pro Any Age

A relative newcomer to cutting, Desmond Robbins still has a hard time with the competitive aspect of the sport.Of course he wants to win every time he goes out. Then...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/futurity/2014-01-20/cutting-newcomer-desmond
Atlanta Falcons cornerback Desmond Trufant is defensive rookie of the year

Atlanta Falcons cornerback Desmond Trufant has been named Defensive Rookie of the Year by Pro Football Focus.The Web site had Trufant, who was Atlanta's No...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-01-08/atlanta-falcons-cornerback-de