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Enstrom scores the winning goal
Padres say Peavy will definitely be traded
After spending four days at the annual general managers' meetings, Padres GM Kevin Towers said it is unlikely the 2007 NL Cy Young Award winner will remain with San Diego, which signed him out of high school in 1999.
Dodgers make offer to Manny Ramirez | More Braves/MLB news

Falcons won't pursue DeAngelo Hall
The former Falcon defensive back was waived by Oakland after playing just eight games. The Falcons traded him to the Raiders in March for a second- and firth-round draft picks. But Hall apparently wore out his welcome here as the new administration has moved on. Poll.
Falcons want Norwood involved in offense | Broncos beat Browns
•Next game: vs. Saints. 1 p.m., Sunday, Fox, 92.9 FM.
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Hawks brush aside trust issues in fast start
Any doubt about whether the Hawks trust each other was answered at crunch time of Wednesday's win in New Orleans. With the game on the line, the Hawks swung the ball from side to side repeatedly until they found the shot they wanted.
•Next game: vs. Raptors, 8 p.m., Tonight, FSN / 790 AM.
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Kozlov, Thrashers down Islanders
Slava Kozlov led a rejuvenated attack in the third period, scoring his second goal of the game and team-high eighth of the season 29 seconds into the third period to start a three-goal comeback for the Thrashers victory.
Defenseman Schneider scratched from lineup
•Next game: at Islanders, 7:30 p.m., tonight, SPSO; 680 AM.
More Thrashers/NHL news

Tech hopes to avoid late-season slump
November is the cruelest month at Georgia Tech, where the football team for nearly a decade has reached the season's final weeks with ambition and then collapsed like some sad pigskin soufflé.
Blog: What's going on with the Tar Heels?
College bowl slots still wide open | Utah improves to 10-0 | Hokies top Terps
•Next game: at North Carolina, noon, Saturday, Raycom, 790 AM.
More Tech/ACC news

Mays, Whitewater take different paths to region playoff
Mays has lost two of its last three games and has fallen into third place on its side of the region. Whitewater has won its last four to finish second behind Sandy Creek. The one thing both have in common is that the loser this time goes home. Poll.
DeKalb preview: Dunwoody at St. Pius X | Cobb preview: Rome at Sprayberry
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Tech, Georgia open college basketball seasons
Both schools start their men's basketball seasons tonight. Georgia Tech will play an exhibition game against Le Moyne, at 7:30 p.m. at Alexander Memorial Coliseum. Georgia's men play host to Albany State at 7:30 p.m.

Richt: Possible change at No. 2 running back
Freshman Richard Samuel likely will be Knowshon Moreno's backup against Kentucky, supplanting Caleb King. "It's a close battle," said Georgia coach Mark Richt. "Don"t be surprised to see Richard get a snap before Caleb. I don't think it's etched in stone right now." Poll.
UGA must deal with Kentucky freshman QB | Blog: Will the Dogs lose another game?
Fact or fiction: Rate our faux bowl matchups
•Next game: at Kentucky, 12:30 p.m., Saturday, WATL, 750 AM.
More UGA/SEC news

HBCU Blog: S.C. State continues to dominate
Jeff Schultz: T.O., Amanpour, Obama and guaranteed locks.
Mark Bradley: Who's having better season? UGA or Tech?
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