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Sportswriting lost an icon in Furman Bisher; I've lost a friend

I met Furman Bisher on a cold call.It was just days before Super Bowl XXXIII in Miami, and I was working on a feature about the unlikely rise of the long-suffering Atlanta Falcons. The best place to start...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/scott-michaux/2012-03-19/sportswriting-lost-
Petrino quits

...CowherTelevision analystWas perennial winner in Pittsburgh, including Super Bowl XL. Dan ReevesFormer head coach, AtlantaHe has 23 years experience as an NFL head coach, and he led the Falcons to Super Bowl XXXIII in 1998. -- From staff reports

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/12/12/pro_176417.shtml
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Ex-Falcon won't give up his quest

...573), yards (7,349) and touchdowns (57). While that work ethic helped him earn trips to the Pro Bowl and Super Bowl XXXIII, it hasn't helped him get a race team up to speed. For the past two years Mathis has been working the telephones...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/03/04/nas_118852.shtml
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Super Bowl Champions Capsules

...recorded three sacks in the Super Bowl, while Desmond Howard had a key kick return 99 yards for a touchdown. 1999 Super Bowl XXXIII: Denver (17-2) - Davis again put up stellar numbers, rushing for 2,000 yards and 23 touchdowns. The ageless...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/15/pro_43720.shtml
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Fantasy Football: Loyalties will be tested

...into a shrine, complete with every bit of paraphernalia, including a Falcons towel still bearing your tears from Super Bowl XXXIII. But let's say your fantasy team has Dallas wide receiver Joey Galloway on it and in Week 1 the Falcons are playing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/04/pro_384810.shtml
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Falcons offensive line pushes away from table

...I won't be around too long." The Falcons proved that when they released guard Calvin Collins. A starter in Super Bowl XXXIII, he came to camp at 310 pounds. Now he's unemployed. Reach Don Coble at doncoble@bellsouth.net.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/09/16/pro_320389.shtml
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Vick not impressive in first day of camp

...Vick who has instilled energy into a Falcons team that resumed its moribund ways immediately after the conclusion of Super Bowl XXXIII. Invigorated Falcons fans have been snapping up Vick jerseys and season tickets to follow a player who ideally will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/07/20/pro_319806.shtml
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Falcons have been in Saints shoes

...regular-season finale at New Orleans to qualify for the playoffs. The Falcons have been the same since playing in Super Bowl XXXIII. Atlanta has won only eight games in the past two years. At 3-11, the Falcons are on track to finish last in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/12/17/pro_302244.shtml
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Religion important for most Falcons

...focused during his recovery. He openly thanked God when he was able to rejoin the team in time for the playoffs and Super Bowl XXXIII. "One of the things I really like about the Falcons is we have the freedom to believe what we want," Oliver said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/11/10/pro_300023.shtml
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Reeves set for return to Denver

...Super Bowl berth at the end of the 1998 season. Atlanta wound up one victory short of a world championship, losing Super Bowl XXXIII to, of all teams, Denver. "Our team has changed a lot since '98," Chandler said. "So has Denver. Back then...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/09/10/pro_295534.shtml
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