Anderson Varejao made his first career 3-pointer with 17.2 seconds left, a 25th birthday present to teammate LeBron James, to give Cleveland a 106-101 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday night, the Cavaliers' 11th victory in 12 games.
Matt Ryan doesn't consider himself an expert on Atlanta Falcons history. The 2008 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year understands, however, that part of his job description is serving occasionally as a team spokesman.
Chris Tillman took a three-hitter into the ninth inning, Jonathan Schoop and J.J. Hardy homered and the Baltimore Orioles beat the skidding Atlanta Braves 2-0 on Wednesday night for a three-game sweep.
As Seattle's defensive coordinator, Dan Quinn helped lead Seattle to two straight Super Bowls, including one championship. Quinn opens his first training camp as Falcons coach on Friday trying to overhaul Atlanta's woeful unit.