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Falcons take Clemson's Vic Beasley with No. 8 pick

...to be honest," Beasley said.The pass rush was a weakness for the Falcons the last two seasons under former coach Mike Smith. The Falcons struggled to replace defensive end John Abraham, who was cut after leading the team with 10 sacks in 2012...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-04-30/falcons-take-clemsons-vic-be
American Pharoah favorite in Kentucky Derby

...is listed at 20-1.Far Right will have the most ground to make up out of the far outside No. 20 post under jockey Mike Smith."I thought, 'I'll take the outside because I didn't want the one spot with everyone crashing down on top of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-04-29/american-pharoah-favorite-ke
Falcons appearing willing to trade up or down from No. 8 pick

...back, among other areas, have the No. 8 overall pick. That was because of a 6-10 finish in 2014 that cost coach Mike Smith his job. Dimitroff said he is excited about the potential "to move up and back" from the No. 8 spot."There's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-04-28/falcons-appearing-willing-tra
Falcons will open season on Monday Night Football against Philadelphia

...After two losing seasons, Quinn, the former defensive coordinator of the Seattle Seahawks, was hired to replace Mike Smith, the winningest coach in franchise history, on Feb. 2.The first-time head coach will take center stage, with the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-04-21/falcons-will-open-season-mond
Dortmund has slight edge over American Pharoah in Kentucky Derby

...Star, Louisiana Derby wins. ... Next start: Kentucky Derby. ... Odds: 17-1.8. Far Right (Ron Moquett, Mike Smith): Finished strong to gain distant second in Arkansas Derby and earn needed points. ... Next start: Kentucky Derby...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-04-14/dortmund-has-slight-
New Falcons coach Dan Quinn lays out specific plan for each player

...tapes, showing each player what he does well in technique and what part of his game needs extra work.Since replacing Mike Smith on Feb. 2, Quinn has looked forward to the first meeting, and he says it met expectations.Quinn says player turnout...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-04-09/new-falcons-coach-dan-quinn-l
Dortmund still No. 1 in AP's Run to the Roses ranking

...Louisiana Derby at the Fair Grounds. ... Next start: Kentucky Derby. ... Odds: 17-1.8. Far Right (Ron Moquett, Mike Smith): With 22 points, horse needs to finish in money in Arkansas Derby to gain spot for Kentucky Derby. ... Next start...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-04-07/dortmund-still-no-1-
Dortmund puts unbeaten streak on line at Santa Anita Derby

...March 19 after a 4½-month layoff.The top challenger to Baffert's duo is 4-1 shot Bolo, ridden by Hall of Famer Mike Smith. Bolo finished third in the San Felipe, beaten 1 ¾ lengths by Dortmund. Carla Gaines will try to become the first...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-04-03/dortmund-puts-unbeaten-streak-lin
Colt who has excelled in Dubai debuts in Run to the Roses top 10 rankings

...dirt surface in Dubai. ... Next start: Kentucky Derby (May 2). ... Odds: 8-1.9. Far Right (Ron Moquett, Mike Smith): Smarty Jones and Southwest winner still on schedule for final prep. ... Next start: Arkansas Derby (April 11...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-03-31/colt-who-has-excelled-dubai-debut
Kings win rematch over Rangers

...leg. COYOTES 5, RED WINGS 4 (OT)In Detroit, Mark Arcobello scored his second goal of the game in overtime, and Mike Smith made 33 saves to lead Arizona over Detroit.LIGHTNING 4, PANTHERS 3In Tampa, Fla., Ryan Callahan and Nikita Kucherov...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2015-03-24/kings-win-rematch-over-ran