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Less Moreno means fewer points
Banged-up Ga. Tech wary of fresh Tar Heels
Playing perhaps the ACC's best team at its sold-out stadium won't be Georgia Tech's only challenge Saturday. The Jackets will also play a North Carolina team that will likely be more rested, healthier and will have had more time to prepare because it was off last week.
Georgia Tech QB Nesbitt close to '100 percent'
Fact or fiction: Bowl projections
•Next game: at North Carolina, noon, Saturday, Raycom, 790 AM.
More Tech/ACC news

Carver-Atlanta RB commits to Georgia Tech
"I thought about waiting, but [Tech] told me that there was only one [A-back] scholarship left, and I didn't want to miss out on a school like Georgia Tech," Dennis said.
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Moreno defends taking himself out of game
Georgia fans say they have a simple solution for some of the Bulldogs' scoring woes - keep Knowshon Moreno on the field. Moreno, a tailback, has the option of pulling himself out of games if he's tired or hurt. He did that a couple of times this past Saturday in UGA's 49-10 loss to Florida.
Vols player cited for alcohol, pot, speeding, no license, no insurance
•Next game: at Kentucky, 12:30 p.m., Saturday, WATL, 750 AM.
More UGA/SEC news

Padres want Braves' top pitching prospect for Peavy
GM Frank Wren says he didn't expect to make any big trades before leaving the GM meetings Thursday morning. He will be stopping in Arizona on the way home to see the big-name prospect he refuses to include in any trade.
Ex- Brave Maddux wins record 18th Gold Glove | More Braves/MLB news

Undefeated Hawks upend Hornets
The Atlanta Hawks are making believers out of anyone who has seen them this season. They are 3-0 for the first time since 1997, courtesy of an impressive 87-79 road victory over the previously unbeaten New Orleans Hornets.
Pro athletes buzzing about Obama too
•Next game: vs. Raptors, 8 p.m., Friday, FSN / 790 ÅM.
More Hawks, NBA / Dream, WNBA news

Kozlov a bright spot for Thrashers
Welcome back the old Slava Kozlov. That's the old Slava, as in the pre-shoulder-injury, pre-knee-injury Slava, a player the Thrashers could count on for 20-something goals a season.
•Next game: vs. Islanders, 7 p.m., tonight, SPSO; 680 AM.
More Thrashers/NHL news

Falcons QB Matt Ryan picks up NFC weekly honor
Ryan completed 17-of-22 passes (.773) for 220 yards, two touchdowns and had a 138.4 quarterback rating in a 24-0 Falcons win on Sunday. His two touchdown passes marked his third multiple-touchdown game this season.
Baker begins rehab after surgery | Falcons seek to contain Saints, Brees
Raiders cut ex-Falcon DeAngelo Hall | Blog
•Next game: vs. Saints. 1 p.m., Sunday, Fox, 92.9 FM.
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Jogger runs mile with rabid fox biting her
Arizona authorities say the woman, who was not identified, wanted the animal tested for rabies so she ran a mile to her car with the fox still biting her arm, then pried it off and tossed it in her trunk and drove to the hospital.

Mark Bradley: The better 7-2 season? It's Tech's.
Terence Moore: Lofty goals good for Jackets.
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