#10) Family: Woman Killed Alabama Fan Because She Didn’t Seem Upset Over Loss

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A woman charged with killing a fellow Alabama fan after the end of last weekend’s Iron Bowl football game was angry that the victim and others didn’t seem upset over the Crimson Tide’s loss to archrival Auburn, said the sister of the slain woman. Adrian Laroze Briskey, 28, was charged Monday with murder in the killing of 36-year-old Michelle Shepherd. Hoover police Capt. Jim Coker said both Birmingham women were Alabama fans and at the same party for the annual game between intrastate rivals. With no time left on the clock, Auburn returned a…

More at:  https://atlanta.cbslocal.com/2013/12/03/family-woman-killed-alabama-fan-because-she-didnt-seem-upset-over-loss/

#9) Fantasy Football: Week One Fantasy Takeaways

In Tuesday’s column and every Tuesday throughout the season, I’ll list a quick fantasy takeaway from each team and some guys to target on the waiver wire. Don’t forget to get in those waiver claims! Lot of good players are sitting out there to snag before next week begins Thursday!

More at: https://atlanta.cbslocal.com/2013/09/10/fantasy-football-week-one-fantasy-takeaways/

#8) VIDEO: Bloodied Bryce Harper Leaves Game After Hitting Wall

Washington Nationals v Los Angeles DodgersLOS ANGELES (AP) — Bryce Harper left the game in the fifth inning after the Washington Nationals star ran full-on into the scoreboard in right field at Dodger Stadium on Monday night. Harper was trying to make a play on a ball hit by A.J. Ellis when he smacked face-first into the scoreboard. The impact sent his cap flying as he bounced off the wall and crumpled to the ground. Center fielder Denard Span had to come in to field the ball. Harper rolled onto his back and eventually got up under his own power. Streaks of blood were evident on his…

More at: https://atlanta.cbslocal.com/2013/05/14/video-bloodied-bryce-harper-leaves-game-after-hitting-wall/

#7) Call Goes Viral: UGA Fan Cries On Air After Loss To Clemson

The Georgia loss to Clemson was devastating to some Georgia fans, but none more so than this guy… He called the radio station after the game ended late Saturday night / early Sunday morning and poured out his heart. The caller complained about the need to “fire head coach Mark Richt” and when he did hosts Rob Tribble and Sam Mitchell did what any good radio host would do, they asked him who he’d like to see replace Mark. He had no answer and then shortly began to sob. Then things went downhill rapidly. The caller began to…

More at: https://atlanta.cbslocal.com/2013/09/02/call-goes-viral-uga-fan-cries-on-air-after-loss-to-clemson/

#6) “Aaron Murray” Releases New Song After Loss To Clemson

Georgia v ClemsonGeorgia Quarterback “Aaron Murray” sent another letter into The Morning Show (@morningshow929) with a new song after their loss to Clemson. Here’s a copy of the letter and the audio below…

Hi J-Dog! I don’t know if you had a chance to watch our game against Clemson on Saturday, but man, we lost by a stinkin’ field goal!  Those Clemson guys have some pretty good players, but some of them are just mean. On a couple of plays, their guys hit me (hard!) while my back was turned! That’s not very…

More at: https://atlanta.cbslocal.com/2013/09/04/aaron-murray-releases-new-song-after-loss-to-clemson/

#5) Former Chargers Safety Paul Oliver Commits Suicide At Marietta Home

MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — A medical examiner near Atlanta says former San Diego Chargers safety Paul Oliver has committed suicide. Cobb County investigators say the 29-year-old Oliver was found dead Tuesday night at his home in Marietta, about 20 miles northwest of downtown Atlanta. Police said Wednesday that Oliver died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Oliver played for the Chargers from 2007-11. His best season was 2010, when he started eight times and had 62 tackles. Oliver was a 2007 fourth-round supplemental draft pick from the University of Georgia after he was…

More at: https://atlanta.cbslocal.com/2013/09/25/former-chargers-safety-paul-oliver-commits-suicide-at-marietta-home/

#4) Investigators: Man Committed Suicide At Braves Game

ATLANTA (AP) — Investigators in the Fulton County Medical Examiner’s office say the death of a man who fell over a railing at Turner Field has been ruled as a suicide. Investigators said Thursday that they discussed the death of 30-year-old Ronald Lee Homer Jr. with his family last week before releasing their findings to the media. Homer, of Conyers, died after police say he fell about 85 feet from a walkway on the fourth level of the baseball stadium after a rain delay during a game against the Philadelphia Phillies in mid-August. Police have said Homer landed in the players’ parking lot. Police have said no…

More at: https://atlanta.cbslocal.com/2013/09/20/investigators-man-committed-suicide-at-braves-game/

#3) Television Viewer Prompts Rules Committee To Issue Penalty To Tiger

The Masters - Round ThreeAUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Tiger Woods was assessed a two-stroke penalty Saturday for his drop in the second round of the Masters, but was not disqualified. Below is the Masters’ statement on the decision: “Yesterday afternoon, the Rules Committee was made aware of a possible Rules violation that involved a drop by Tiger Woods on the 15th hole. “In preparation for his fifth shot, the player dropped his ball in close proximity to where he had played his third shot in apparent conformance with Rule 26. After being prompted by a television viewer, the Rules Committee reviewed a video of the shot while he was playing the 18th hole. At that moment and based on that…

More at: https://atlanta.cbslocal.com/2013/04/13/television-viewer-prompts-rules-committee-to-issue-penalty-to-tiger/

#2) NFL Player Tweets Number To Alabama Quarterback’s Girlfriend During Game

2012 Miss USA Competition - ShowMIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (CBS Atlanta) — Twitter has a new sweetheart on its hands. Katherine Webb, the reigning Miss Alabama and the girlfriend of Alabama quarterback A.J. McCarron, became an Internet sensation after ESPN showed her on camera during Monday night’s national championship game between Notre Dame and Alabama. ESPN broadcaster Brent Musburger immediately became smitten with Webb. “I’m telling you, you quarterbacks, you get all the good looking women,” Musburger said. “What a beautiful woman.” After those words were uttered, Webb became an instant celebrity. She went from just over 2,000 Twitter followers Monday evening to nearly 120,000 — and counting — Tuesday morning…

More at: https://atlanta.cbslocal.com/2013/01/08/nfl-player-tweets-number-to-alabama-quarterbacks-girlfriend-during-game/

#1) Barkley: ‘What I Do With My Black Friends Is Not Up To White America To Dictate’

ATLANTA (CBS Atlanta) – Hall of Famer and current NBA analyst Charles Barkley admitted Thursday to using racial slurs with his friends. Commenting on Los Angeles Clippers’ Matt Barnes using the “N” word on Twitter and the Miami Dolphins bullying investigation on TNT’s “Inside the NBA,” Barkley stated he will continue to use the racial slur around his friends and that white people should not dictate how he talks. “I’m a black man. I use the ‘N’ word,” Barkley said. “I’m going to continue to use the ‘N’ word with my…

More at: https://atlanta.cbslocal.com/2013/11/15/barkley-what-i-do-with-my-black-friends-is-not-up-to-white-america-to-dictate/


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