College football: Doc Sat's top-ten countdown of the plays of the year (with video for each) includes the kickoff return that robbed the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets of what would've been a season-redeeming win, A.J. Green's one-handed catch against the Colorado Buffaloes, and five other SEC moments, though one of those is just the Tennessee Volunteers getting ridden upon.â†µ
Braves: Talking Chop interviews former Atlanta Braves OF Otis Nixon!â†µ
Jackets: From The Rumble Seat interviews former Tech head coach Pepper Rodgers!â†µ
Falcons: The Falcoholic and Canal Street Chronicles interview each other!â†µ
SPORTS: .com has started up a stories of the year series. We'll be looking back at top Atlanta stories throughout the next week or so, but there are a few local angles in all of the mothership's top-five posts so far: Ilya Kovalchuk's gigantic contract and the Chicago Blackhawks post-Stanley Cup talent exodus (both of which benefited the Atlanta Thrashers); Cam Newton winning and Virginia Tech losing; and LeBron James joins the Southeast Division while former Jacket Javaris Crittenton enjoys some gunplay with Gilbert Arenas.â†µ
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