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Falcons' Arthur Smith dismisses any notion of tanking, defends team's decision to trade Matt Ryan

Arthur Smith has heard just about everything in his short time as the Atlanta Falcons' head coach. The franchise received some outside criticism from fans and media after it traded Matt Ryan to the Colts this offseason. The criticism increased after the Falcons opted not to pursue another big-name veteran to replace Ryan, instead signing former Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota.
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D.A. Says YSL Involved in Shootings, Murders ‘In Excess of 50’; YFN Lucci’s Lawyer Reportedly Files for Hearing

YFN Lucci’s lawyer has filed an emergency bond hearing with Fulton County, Atlanta, per documents obtained by the Shade Room. The motion, filed Friday and first revealed on Wednesday, reportedly points to YSL and Young Thug’s recent Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act charges earlier this month. It claims Lucci was a victim based on the indictment, which he’s mentioned it, after he was allegedly “stabbed with a shank, repeatedly, inside the Fulton County Jail.”
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TMZ.com

Young Thug's Jail 'Torturous' Complaints Dismissed by Officials

Young Thug claims he's sleeping in a "dungeon" -- after being named an alleged mastermind of a criminal organization -- but jailhouse officials say he's just whining about the standard jail experience. We broke the story ... Thug and his legal team filed an emergency petition last week, citing all...
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Georgia vs Oregon kickoff time, television set

The kickoff time has been set for Georgia's 2022 season opener. Georgia is once again set to open the season with a prominent non-conference opponent as the defending National Champions will take on Oregon on Sept. 3 in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. ESPN revealed on Tuesday that the kickoff time for that matchup will be 3:30 p.m. ET and ABC will televise the game. The Ducks ranked inside the top 20 in the way-too-early polls for the 2022 season back in January and they are No. 23 in ESPN's preseason FPI rankings. Georgia, meanwhile, is almost a consensus No. 3 behind Alabama and Ohio State. And now there are early odds for what is shaping up to be a Top 25 matchup in Week 1.
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Federal hate crime charges announced against Georgia man

ATLANTA — A federal grand jury is accusing a man of committing hate crimes in Georgia, a U.S. Department of Justice news release reads. U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Buchanan announced the charges in front of the federal courthouse Wednesday. Buchanan said Larry Edward Foxworth, of Jonesboro, has been indicted...
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Carrollton High to Graduate More Than 400 Seniors May20

On Friday night, family and friends will witness the graduation of the Carrollton High School Class of 2022. The event will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Grisham Stadium. Guests will be permitted; no ticket required. Seating is available on both the home and visitor sides. Water and soft drinks will...
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Falcons' Smith: Tanking is 'the dumbest thing I've ever heard'

Atlanta Falcons head coach Arthur Smith is focused on winning now instead of wondering about the possibilities of the 2023 NFL Draft. "This is a waste of your time and my time if you want to talk about '23," Smith said when asked about next year's draft class, according to Jeff Schultz of The Athletic.
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HC Arthur Smith dismisses idea of Falcons tanking for 2023 draft picks

There has been plenty of speculation that the Atlanta Falcons are positioning themselves to tank this upcoming season. After trading away starting quarterback Matt Ryan and not selecting a successor in the 2022 NFL Draft, fans and even some media have wondered if the team is looking to bomb in order to position themselves to select a top-notch QB in 2023.
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YFN Lucci begs for bond, claims Young Thug’s associates tried to kill him

YFN Lucci has once again petitioned the courts in Atlanta to bond out of jail while he awaiting trial because he says he has been attacked inside the Fulton County Jail. Through his attorney, YFN Lucci filed a supplemental emergency hearing because he “fears that his life is in jeopardy if he remains in the custody of the Fulton County Jail.” This comes after Lucci claims he was “stabbed with a shank, repeatedly, inside the Fulton County Jail” in February 2022. In March 2022, Lucci’s attorney first made the bond request.
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