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  1. NFC South afternoon update

    Pat Yasinskas

    METAIRIE, La. -- Let's take a swoop through some headlines from around the division: ATLANTA FALCONS The city of Atlanta and one of the two churches that sit on the proposed South stadium site have agreed to a $19.5 million deal. Mayor Kasim Re...

    Blog | August 06, 2013
  2. NFC South quick hits

    Pat Yasinskas

    Things are happening rapidly across the division (except in Tampa Bay where the Buccaneers have the day off), so let's turn to the headlines to stay up to speed. ATLANTA FALCONS The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that the Falcons have inf...

    Blog | July 30, 2013
  3. Links: New Falcons stadium design OK'd

    ESPN.com staff

    Atlanta Falcons The design concept for the new Falcons stadium was approved by the Georgia World Congress Center Board of Governors, Jay Adams of AtlantaFalcons.com reports. "Our discussions and decisions have focused on creating an iconic asset f...

    Blog | June 19, 2013
  4. NFC South afternoon update

    Pat Yasinskas

    It's been a fairly quiet news day in the NFC South. But there were a few odds and ends, so let's take a run around the division: ATLANTA FALCONS The Georgia World Congress Center Authority board voted to approve the hiring of a Kansas City-base...

    Blog | April 30, 2013
  5. NFC South afternoon update

    Pat Yasinskas

    It's been a pretty quiet day in the NFC South. That's understandable because the Atlanta Falcons don't start their offseason program until next week. Of the three teams that already have started their offseason programs, only the Tampa Bay Buccaneers...

    Blog | April 16, 2013
  6. Around the NFC South

    Pat Yasinskas

    Time for a quick look at the headlines from around the NFC South: ATLANTA FALCONS There's some significant news out of Atlanta. Tim Tucker reports that the Georgia World Congress Center is optimistic a deal can be worked out on a new stadium fo...

    Blog | August 24, 2012
  7. NFL rejected President Nixon's blackout proposal, White House tap...

    The NFL, which is trying to maintain its TV blackout of home games that don't sell out, missed an opportunity 40 years ago to preserve an even more restrictive policy when it rebuffed an effort by President Richard Nixon to lift the hometown blackout just

    Story | Conversation | February 11, 2012
  8. Clarifying 'Madden's' concussion rule

    Jon Robinson

    A few weeks ago, EA Sports created a stir when president Peter Moore mentioned at the World Congress of Sports conference that "Madden NFL 12" was changing the way concussions would be handled in the game, and that from now on, a player who suffers a...

    Blog | Conversation | May 05, 2011
  9. Tagliabue, Upshaw appear; NBA up next

    The National Football League's steroids policy is tough, "but it's not perfect," the head of a congressional committee said Wednesday, adding that he hopes soon to introduce a bill governing drug testing across U.S. sports.

    Story | Conversation | April 27, 2005
  10. Ex-player among additions to witness list

    Former Pittsburgh Steelers and Tampa Bay Buccaneers guard Steve Courson, who acknowledged that steroids caused him serious health problems, was among those added to the witness list for Wednesday's congressional hearing on the use of steroids in the NFL.

    Story | Conversation | April 25, 2005