Most talked about Atlanta Journal-Constitution stories

Falcons LB Pat Angerer beats odds in return from microfracture...

ajc.com — The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Falcons linebacker Pat Angerer has some work to do to make the team but he's ahead of schedule just by taking the field for the first practice of training camp on Friday. Angerer, 27, has had a promising career stymied by injuries that eventually led to microfracture surgery in December.
Jul 25, 2014

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Jul 25, 2014

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Jul 25, 2014

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Former ethics chief calls for sanctions against Olens, commission

ajc.com — The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Attorneys for Stacey Kalberman said Friday that they intend to seek sanctions against Attorney General Sam Olens' office and the state ethics commission over the handling of a controversial memo related to Kalberman's whistleblower lawsuit.
Jul 25, 2014

Former ethics chief calls for sanctions against Olens, commission, @asheinin reports: shar.es/LoecK #gapol

Jul 25, 2014

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Mack agrees to new deal with Hawks

ajc.com — The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Shelvin Mack broke his own news. The guard agreed to terms on a contract extension with the Hawks Friday and shared the news first via social media. "Blessed to have a few more years with the Atlanta Hawks," Mack tweeted. Mack, who was a restricted free agent, agreed to a three-year, $7.3 million contract.

TSA opens second PreCheck application center in Atlanta

ajc.com — The Atlanta Journal-Constitution The Transportation Security Administration has opened a second application center at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport for its "trusted traveler program," aimed at making it easier to enroll for an expedited screening process. The new TSA PreCheck application center is in the terminal, allowing those without boarding passes to access it.
Jul 25, 2014

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Mike Smith after first practice

ajc.com — Falcons coach Mike Smith discusses the Matthews and Biermann fight plus Roddy White's contract extension. Video by D. Orlando Ledbetter

Francoeur in Padres starting lineup

ajc.com — The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Jeff Francoeur was in the Padres starting lineup Friday as the former Brave returned to Turner Field. Francoeur started in right field and batted fifth. He received a warm response when the Padres starting lineup was introduced.

Jenny’s dish of the week: Charred greens and peaches at Kimball House

atlantarestaurants.blog.ajc.com — We are starting something new over here at the Atlanta Restaurant Scene blog. Most weeks I'll be posting a dish of the week where we can take a closer look at some of the components that make it a standout. Just mouse over the image to dig in.
Jul 25, 2014

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Venters to begin bullpen sessions

ajc.com — The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Braves reliever Jonny Venters will begin throwing bullpen sessions on the team's upcoming road trip. It is a step forward in the left-hander's rehab from a second ligament-replacement surgery. Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez said the exact details of the bullpen sessions are still to be worked out.

Roddy White on his $30 million deal

ajc.com — Roddy White on it just being a matter of working out the numbers on his four-year contract extension

Floyd shows progress in four-week checkup

ajc.com — The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Gavin Floyd passed the first post-surgery test from a fractured right elbow. Floyd went to New York Thursday to visit Dr. David Altchek, who performed the surgery on June 25th. The four-week checkup revealed positive healing in the elbow that had screws inserted to stabilize the bone.

Twins commit to Georgia Tech

recruiting.blog.ajc.com — Posted: 6:40 pm Friday, July 25th, 2014 By Michael Carvell A pair of twins committed to Georgia Tech on Friday evening. Scott and Brad Morgan, senior offensive linemen from Etowah High School, announced on Twitter that they will sign with Georgia Tech. The twins had gotten offers from the Yellow Jackets earlier this week.

Cobb Judge: Braves bonds O.K.

ajc.com — The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Cobb Superior Court Judge Robert Leonard II on Friday validated bonds that the Cobb-Marietta Coliseum and Exhibit Hall Authority will issue on behalf of county taxpayers to fund the public portion of the new Atlanta Braves stadium.