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Paul Hewitt Replacement Search, John Smoltz Golfing, And Grand Theft Auburn: Around The Perimeter

Atlanta Braves: John Smoltz will golf in Valdosta's Nationwide Tour's South Georgia Classic, starting April 28. Previously he's tried to qualify for the U.S. Open and played alongside Tiger Woods and Annika Sorenstam, but this is the most golfing progress he's yet made in his preferred post-MLB career. He'll be playing on a sponsor's exemption.

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ACC: Tomahawk Nation the economics of March Madness throughout the conference. Of course North Carolina and Duke make the most money, and of course Virginia Tech gets hosed.

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Atlanta Falcons: Stephen Nicholas has a child who underwent a recent heart transplant. He also has no employer-provided health insurance at the moment, due to the NFL lockout. While he won't ask for your sympathies, as he's certainly better equipped to deal with medical emergencies than the average out-of-work American, it's still a reminder that these are humans with families we're talking about.

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SEC: Auburn has the nation's No. 1 bass fishing team. Now that I've said something nice about the Tigers, let me share the report that all four members of last week's Friday Fulmer Cup on-piling have admitted to their roles in the house robbery.

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Georgia Tech: From The Rumble Seat is building a profile of what it wants in a new basketball coach. Looks like a young X's and O's man who sucks at recruiting is what fits the bill.

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This has been your daily-ish circling of the Atlanta sports blogosphere and more. If you have anything that belongs here next time, holler. To ride with us again tomorrow or so, follow @SBNAtlanta on Twitter.

Photographs by coka_koehler used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.