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Tony Gonzalez in; Marino, Sharpe out of CBS NFL show

Tony Gonzalez in; Marino, Sharpe out of CBS NFL show

NEW YORK, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Tony Gonzalez will join CBS's in-studio program during the NFL season and Dan Marino and Shannon Sharpe will leave the show, CBS Sports said.
Tony Gonzalez replacing Dan Marino and Shannon Sharpe on 'The NFL Today' on CBS

Tony Gonzalez replacing Dan Marino and Shannon Sharpe on 'The NFL Today' on CBS

NEW YORK, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- CBS will replace Dan Marino and Shannon Sharpe on "The NFL Today" with Tony Gonzalez.
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Record-setting Tony Gonzalez retires from NFL

Record-setting Tony Gonzalez retires from NFL

ATLANTA, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- Tony Gonzalez, who set several records as a tight end over 17 seasons, announced his retirement from the NFL Monday.

NFL: Carolina 21, Atlanta 20

ATLANTA, Dec. 29 (UPI) -- Cam Newton provided 221 total yards and hurled two TD passes Sunday, sending Carolina to a 21-20 win over Atlanta and an NFC South championship.

NFL: San Francisco 34, Atlanta 24

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 24 (UPI) -- NaVorro Bowman returned an interception 89 yards for a score late in the game Monday and San Francisco clinched a playoff berth with a 34-24 win over Atlanta.

NFL: Carolina 34, Atlanta 10

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 3 (UPI) -- Cam Newton threw for 249 yards with a touchdown and ran for a score Sunday, elevating Carolina over Atlanta 34-10 for the Panthers' fourth straight win.

NFL: New England 30, Atlanta 23

ATLANTA, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- Tom Brady passed for 316 yards and hit Kendrell Thompkins for a key late touchdown Sunday, helping New England stay unbeaten with a 30-23 win over Atlanta.

NFL season opens Thursday in Denver

DENVER, Sept. 4 (UPI) -- The National Football League begins its 94th season Thursday with the Baltimore Ravens starting their quest for a second straight Super Bowl title.

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Atlanta tight end Gonzalez to return … Notre Dame to leave Big East this summer … Vick cancels book tour amid threats … Georgia Southern fires basketball coach … Sports news from United Press International.
Atlanta tight end Tony Gonzalez to return for 2013

Atlanta tight end Tony Gonzalez to return for 2013

ATLANTA, March 12 (UPI) -- Tight end Tony Gonzalez, a 13-time Pro Bowl selection, announced Tuesday he plans to return to the Atlanta Falcons for the 2013 season.

NFL: NFC 62, AFC 35

HONOLULU, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Minnesota tight end Kyle Rudolph hauled down five passes for 122 yards and a score Sunday, pacing the NFC to a 62-35 defeat of the AFC in the Pro Bowl.
NFL: Atlanta 30, Seattle 28

NFL: Atlanta 30, Seattle 28

ATLANTA, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- Matt Bryant made a 49-yard field goal with 8 seconds left Sunday and Atlanta escaped with a 30-28 win over Seattle in an NFC divisional round playoff game.

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Miami hands Charlotte 16th straight loss ... Manning, Rodgers lead NFL Pro Bowl picks ... Cowboys' Brent indicted for manslaughter ... Mariners sign Ibanez to one-year contract ... Sports news from United Press International.
Manning, Rodgers lead NFL Pro Bowl picks

Manning, Rodgers lead NFL Pro Bowl picks

NEW YORK, Dec. 26 (UPI) -- Quarterbacks Peyton Manning of the Denver Broncos and Green Bay's Aaron Rodgers headed the list of NFL Pro Bowl selections revealed Wednesday.

NFL: Atlanta 23, New Orleans 13

ATLANTA, Nov. 30 (UPI) -- Matt Ryan directed Atlanta to an early 17-point lead Thursday and the Falcons ended the record streak of Drew Brees in downing New Orleans 23-13.

NFL: Atlanta 24, Washington 17

LANDOVER, Md., Oct. 7 (UPI) -- Michael Turner's 13-yard touchdown run late in the game Sunday secured the unbeaten Atlanta Falcons' 24-17 victory over Washington.

NFL: Atlanta 27, San Diego 3

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- Matt Ryan completed 30-of-40 passes and perforated San Diego's defense for three scores Sunday in the Atlanta Falcons' 27-3 victory.

NFL: Atlanta 27, Denver 21

ATLANTA, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- Matt Ryan tossed two touchdown passes and Atlanta's defense picked off Peyton Manning three times Monday in the Falcons' 27-21 win over Denver.

NFL: Atlanta 40, Kansas City 24

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Matt Ryan tossed for three touchdowns and ran for another Sunday in the Atlanta Falcons' 40-24 win over Kansas City in the season opener for both teams.
First lady tapes Hall of Game Awards spot

First lady tapes Hall of Game Awards spot

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- U.S. first lady Michelle Obama will be seen in a taped appearance at the Hall of Game Awards ceremony, Cartoon Network said.

Falcons' Gonzalez signs one-year deal

ATLANTA, Jan. 1 (UPI) -- Atlanta Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez said Sunday will return for a 16th NFL season after signing a one-year extension with the team.

NFL: Atlanta 23, Tennessee 17

ATLANTA, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Matt Ryan racked up 316 passing yards and Michael Turner rushed for 100 more Sunday in the Atlanta Falcons' 23-17 victory over Tennessee.

NFL: Atlanta 31, Indianapolis 7

INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- Matt Ryan tossed three touchdown passes Sunday and the Atlanta Falcons kept Indianapolis winless with a 31-7 victory over the Colts.

NFL: Atlanta 35, Philadelphia 31

ATLANTA, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Matt Ryan led Atlanta on two fourth-quarter scoring drives Sunday and the Falcons erased a late deficit for a 35-31 win over Philadelphia.

NFL: NFC 55, AFC 41

HONOLULU, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- Matt Ryan passed for two first-half touchdowns Sunday as the NFC built up a big lead but then had to hang on for a 55-41 win over the AFC in the Pro Bowl.
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