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Unbeaten run ends in Boston
Bulldogs's receiver saving his best for last
Mohamed Massaquoi's college career winds down, but his effort, contributions don't. Determined to squeeze the most out of his waning weeks as a Georgia football player, Massaquoi has caught 13 passes for 303 yards in the past two games.
•Next game: at Auburn, 12:30 p.m., Saturday, WATL, 750 AM.
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Cartersville's Tate not ready to skip football
Donavan Tate had 2.4 million reasons not to play football this season. That was the average salary bonus of baseball players selected in the first round of the last major-league draft, and Tate is projected to be one of the nation's top picks next June.
North Gwinnett quarterback Tamburo commits | More high school news/photos

Georgia Tech's top DB could return against Miami
Jahi Word-Daniels' race to get in the lineup for his final home game has begun. The Jackets' cornerback took part in Wednesday practice, his first since pulling his left hamstring against Clemson Oct. 18.
•Next game: vs. Miami, 7:30 p.m., Saturday, ESPN, 790 AM.
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Braves prospect hits 3 homers in game
Tommy Hanson pitched five strong innings for his fourth win in the Arizona Fall League, but was overshadowed by another Braves prospect's Ruthian hitting display. Marietta native Tyler Flowers hit three home runs to drive in seven runs for the Mesa Solar Sox in a 16-4 win against the Surprise Rafters on Wednesday at HoHoKam Stadium.
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Grady Jackson awaiting word on appeal of suspension
The Falcons' defensive tackle Grady Jackson, who is appealing a four-game suspension from the NFL for violating the league's steroids policy, doesn't know when his hearing will be scheduled. Jackson can keep playing until his appeal is heard and a decision is rendered.
•Next game: vs. Denver. 1 p.m., Sunday, CBS, 92.9 FM.
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Part owner: 'All we've done' is lose money on Hawks, Thrashers
Rutherford Seydel testified Wednesday his share in the Hawks andThrashers is going to decrease because "I can't keep up with mypartners" in continuing to finance the teams' ongoing losses. Texasbusinessman David McDavid is suing TBS, claiming Turner cheated him outof the teams when it sold them to the Spirit.

Setback for Thrashers goalie Lehtonen
The Thrashers don't expect Kari Lehtonen to play in Friday's home game against Carolina or Sunday's game at Philadelphia. Lehtonen missed practice Wednesday after re-injuring his back on Tuesday.
Kozlov's ex-teammate headed to Hall of Fame
•Next game: vs. Hurricanes, 7:30 p.m.,Friday, SPSO; 680 AM.
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Hawks lose 1-point thriller to Celtics
Paul Pierce's 20-footer from the wing with half of a second to play gave the Celtics a 103-102 victory in a thriller, offsetting a 3-pointer from the corner by Marvin Williams that lifted the Hawks to a 102-101 lead with 7.4 seconds to play.
Restraining order request vs. Shaq pulled
•Next game: at Nets, 7:30 p.m., Friday, FSSO / 790 AM.
More Hawks, NBA / Dream, WNBA news

No senior PGA tour event for Atlanta
Having already lost the AT&T Classic, a fixture on the Atlanta sports calendar for 41 years, local golf officials now say the tournament's intended replacement, a senior PGA tour event, cannot find a sponsor and will not go off as planned next year.

Mark Bradley: A loss on the scoreboard, a win everywhere else.
Terence Moore: Harmony brings success for Falcons.
Terence Moore: Give the Yellow Jackets a break.
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