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Eagles use goalline stand, Elliott FGs to beat Falcons

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Philadelphia's defense staged a last-minute goal-line stand and Jake Elliott atoned for a missed extra point with three field goals as the Eagles beat the Atlanta Falcons 15-10 Saturday to move into the NFC championship game.

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Fans react after Georgia's loss to Alabama in championship game

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Georgia’s championship run ended in dramatic fashion at Mercedes-Benz Stadium Monday night.

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Report Card: How did Atlanta do on the national stage?

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The city of Atlanta is no stranger to the national stage, and on Monday the city was in the spotlight again for the College Football Championship Game. CBS46 examined just how well it went, and what needs to improve before Atlanta hosts next year's Super Bowl.

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UGA quarterback Jacob Eason expected to transfer to Washington

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Many outlets are reporting that former five-star starting quarterback Jacob Eason is expected to transfer from the University of Georgia to the University of Washington. 

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Alabama defeats Georgia in College Football National Championship

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Alabama defeated Georgia 26-23 in overtime to win its 11th college football national championship.

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Alabama beats Georgia 26-23 in OT for national title

Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa runs during the second half of the NCAA college football playoff championship game against Georgia, Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman) Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa runs during the second half of the NCAA college football playoff championship game against Georgia, Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
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Alabama has beaten Georgia 26-23 in overtime to win its fifth national championship since 2009 under Nick Saban.

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Newnan native, perennial Pro-Bowler Calvin Johnson to enter College Football Hall of Fame

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Newnan native Calvin Johnson, who attended Sandy Creek High School in Tyrone before starring at Georgia Tech, has been inducted into the College Football Hall-of-Fame. 

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Falcons show playoff poise in 26-13 win over upstart LA Rams

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Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons showed the upstart Los Angeles Rams what playoff poise is all about in a 26-13 playoff victory. More>>

Topsy-turvy NFC playoff field: 5 newcomers plus Falcons

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NFC playoff field features 5 new teams and defending conference champion Falcons. More>>

Several streets to close for National Championship game on Monday Video included

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With Georgia set to take on Alabama in Monday night's National Championship game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, several streets will close ahead of the action.

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Georgia football legend on Rose Bowl win, national championship

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As the Georgia Bulldogs prepare to play Alabama for the national championship, Dawg Nation is still talking about the incredible come-from-behind win at the Rose Bowl.

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President Trump to attend College Football Championship in Atlanta Monday

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CBS46 has confirmed that President Donald Trump will attend the College Football Playoff National Championship Game in Atlanta on Monday. 

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Safety preparations underway in advance of National Championship game

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Preparations are underway as Atlanta gets ready to host the College Football Playoff Final between Georgia and Alabama at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on January 8.

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Atlanta has free concerts, big screen to watch College Football National Championship

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Jason Derulo, Charlie Puth, The Chainsmokers and Darius Rucker are performing at Centennial Olympic Park this weekend as part of the College Football Playoff Championship weekend in Atlanta. 

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Georgia fans celebrate after Rose Bowl win

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University of Georgia students and fans lined up to ring the chapel bell in Athens Tuesday, a tradition after every Bulldog win.

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'Dawgs run wild: Georgia beats Oklahoma 54-48 in Rose Bowl

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Sony Michel burst through the line for a 27-yard touchdown run to give No. 3 Georgia a 54-48 victory against No. 2 Oklahoma, winning the first overtime Rose Bowl and sending the Bulldogs to the College Football Playoff championship game. More>>

Alabama stifles Clemson to reach title game

Alabama linebacker Mack Wilson (30) intercepts a pass and returns it for a touchdown in the second half of the Sugar Bowl semi-final playoff game against Clemson for the NCAA college football national championship, in New Orleans=(A Alabama linebacker Mack Wilson (30) intercepts a pass and returns it for a touchdown in the second half of the Sugar Bowl semi-final playoff game against Clemson for the NCAA college football national championship, in New Orleans=(A
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Alabama beats Clemson 24-6 in Sugar Bowl, advances to national championship game against Georgia.

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College Football Playoff: Dawgs stomp into semi-final against OU

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Georgia and Oklahoma will hit the field for the 104th Rose Bowl game on Monday as both hope to advance to the College Football Playoff Championship in Atlanta.

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Georgia Bulldog memorabilia in Coca-Cola archive

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The march to the championship may soon include a coke and a smile for the Georgia Bulldogs.

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NFL commissioner: Trump showed 'lack of respect' for league

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on Saturday slammed President Donald Trump's criticism of NFL players kneeling in protest during the National Anthem in remarks the President made at a rally in Alabama Friday night.

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Georgia QB Eason to miss Notre Dame game with sprained knee

Quarterback Jacob Eason will not play in No. 15 Georgia's game at Notre Dame after spraining his left knee in last week's win over Appalachian State.

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  • Boston Red Sox great Bobby Doerr dies at 99

    Boston Red Sox great Bobby Doerr dies at 99

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 10:34 AM EST2017-11-14 15:34:34 GMT
    Boston Red Sox Hall of Famer Bobby Doerr, 89, throws the ceremonial first pitch at Fenway Park in Boston, prior to a baseball game between the Red Sox and Baltimore Orioles, Thursday, Aug. 2, 2007. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)Boston Red Sox Hall of Famer Bobby Doerr, 89, throws the ceremonial first pitch at Fenway Park in Boston, prior to a baseball game between the Red Sox and Baltimore Orioles, Thursday, Aug. 2, 2007. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

    Bobby Doerr, the Hall of Fame second baseman dubbed the "Silent Captain" of the Boston Red Sox by longtime teammate and friend Ted Williams, has died. He was 99.

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    Bobby Doerr, the Hall of Fame second baseman dubbed the "Silent Captain" of the Boston Red Sox by longtime teammate and friend Ted Williams, has died. He was 99.

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