More than a few folks are ignoring the San Antonio Spurs when projecting ahead to the NBA Finals, and people are doing so because of all of those flashier teams in the spotlight. But, as always, the Spurs are lying in wait, ready to make a run. More»
The Falcons slid into the postseason with the flimsiest of 10-6 records, but they're surviving and advancing. Although they haven't been nearly as impressive as last season, a surprising path exists for them to return to the Super Bowl. More»
Atlanta is known for sports heartbreak, and you can add "20-7" to the list after Georgia saw its blowout in the making during the third quarter Monday night at Mercedes-Benz Stadium evolve into a 26-23 loss to Alabama for the national championship. More»
The state of Georgia is filled with sports "what-ifs," and the latest is timely entering Monday's national title game: What if Georgia didn't fire Mark Richt after the 2015 season to hire former Bulldogs player Kirby Smart as head coach? More»
Alabama and Georgia won College Football Playoff semifinals on Monday, and they'll meet next Monday for the national title. That's it for college football's national championship race, and despite pleas to expand the playoff, that's all the sport needs. More»
They popped champagne bottles Sunday night around northern Georgia, and not just because of New Year's Eve. The Atlanta Falcons are in the NFL playoffs after a win over the Panthers, even if they haven't necessarily looked sharp getting there. More»
When you hear Uga, you think Georgia football. Georgia's English bulldog mascot is as popular around the state as ever, and now the team is as popular as ever, too, with the Bulldogs set to meet Oklahoma in Monday's playoff semifinal at the Rose Bowl. More»
Last Sunday's winning touchdown catch that wasn't by the Steelers is a candidate for the front entrance of that bizarre hall of fame of sports. I'll give you my top five inductees, from the Immaculate Reception to the 1970 World Series. More»
You can say this about Bill Belichick, or you can say that, but you have to say the leader of the New England Patriots with the mumbled responses during interviews is the greatest NFL coach ever. He's on the verge of potentially adding to that claim. More»
With 1:25 left and the Saints driving for the win, Falcons linebacker Deion Jones instead stepped up and intercepted Drew Brees in the end zone. The pick gave Atlanta a crucial 20-17 rivalry win to keep the Falcons in the NFC South race. More»
Tiger Woods is still peerless. Yeah, there were those wondrous things he did in his prime with a golf club, but I'm talking about his driving, chipping and putting toward the unprecedented: His unparalleled impact on the sport he plays. More»
Sunday felt like the old days for the Minnesota Vikings, who went to Atlanta and won their eighth straight game, 14-9, over the Falcons. The Vikings got a stellar performance from QB Case Keenum, but the defense carried them to victory. More»
Three weeks after losing at Auburn, Georgia turned the tables on the Tigers. The No. 6 Bulldogs ran away from the No. 2 Tigers, 28-7, on Saturday to win their first SEC championship since 2005 and likely lock up a spot in the College Football Playoff. More»
LeBron James was ejected for the first time in his career on Tuesday. Two days later, the Cavaliers' star took out any lingering frustrations on the Hawks, with 24 points, 12 assists and six rebounds in Cleveland's road victory. More»
Picking Auburn to beat Georgia in Saturday's SEC title game might seem logical, given that the Tigers just routed the Bulldogs a few weeks ago. Don't be so sure. Georgia has bounced back from that loss and appears ready for payback. More»
After losing to Auburn, there's been a checklist for Georgia to rebound and still make the playoff. The No. 7 Bulldogs passed a big test on Saturday, routing rival Georgia Tech to set up a playoff play-in in the SEC championship game next week. More»
At only 31 years old, Sean McVay is already becoming a successful NFL head coach, leading the Rams to a 7-3 start. Maybe it should have been expected, given where he came from: Miami (Ohio), which has rightfully earned its "Cradle of Coaches" moniker. More»
Notre Dame's hopes of making the College Football Playoff likely ended in a blowout loss to Miami last Saturday. After that disappointment, quarterback Brandon Wimbush and the Fighting Irish remain confident that they can bounce back. More»
Kentucky has been a powerhouse in college basketball ever since John Calipari took over and turned the team into a yearly freshman spectacle. This year feels different, though. After one loss and two shaky wins, can the Wildcats meet high expectations? More»
Miami has risen to No. 7 in the playoff rankings, winning 13 straight games since falling to Notre Dame last October. Now, the Hurricanes are hoping for some payback on Saturday in their playoff push. Will Mark Richt have any motivational tactics up his sleeve? More»
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