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2 minutes with Chipper Jones

This is part of a new Tuesday tradition on WSB Channel 2. We spend two minutes with some of your favorite athletes and get to know them in ways that have nothing to with practices or games. Chipper Jones: Future Hall-of-Fame third baseman for the Braves Ch 2: Fans are ...

Falcons open Training Camp

http://bcove.me/xpu5ue4s One down, nine more training camp practices to go for the Falcons.  Now, while they will have eight walkthrough sessions and a Friday night scrimmage on August 3rd, the bulk of the work is done under the blazing sun at 3:30. "I think we have the right chemistry of ...

Will Atlanta land national championship game?

When the college football landscape changes in 2014 with a four-team playoff, Atlanta hopes to be involved. Gary Stokan, president and CEO of the Chick-Fil-A Bowl, told me this afternoon his group and will join forces with other major players in the city to make a bid to host the ...

Ovie Mughelli plays catch Monday, released Tuesday

The NFL is as cruel a business as there is. Falcons All-Pro fullback Ovie Mughelli was cleared by the team to practice last Friday. On Monday he was catching passes from Matt Ryan and running routes with Roddy White. Tuesday, Mughelli was released by the Falcons. WSB Channel 2 sports ...

Joe Johnson talks before Game 5

 Joe Johnson this morning before the Hawks host the Celtics in Game 5. http://bcove.me/oo4vt3a8

Joe Johnson, like it or not, needs to shoot more

Like it or not, the Hawks need Joe Johnson to win, but he is in a no-win situation. He gets ripped for going "ISO Joe" during certain games and then gets crushed for attempting just eight shots in another. "ISO Joe"  is defined by four Hawks players standing around, watching Johnson dribble ...

2012 March Madness - Klein vs the Klein Kids

UPDATE - March 19th  Well, the opening rounds are complete and I have bragging rights in the Klein household. With each correct pick counting as "one point", here are the following totals: Yours truely: 29 Cortney Klein: 24 Carter Klein: 24 The kiddies had a rough 'West' bracket with only ...

NBA coach: 'Good' Josh can kill you, 'Bad' Josh becomes our sixth man

What does Hawks forward Josh Smith have to do to earn an All-Star Game invitation? Wednesday, Joe Johnson pulled out of the All-Star game with a knee injury and instead of going with his teammate to replace him on the Eastern Conference roster, the NBA will send Boston Celtics guard ...

Jeremy Lin does it again, beats Raptors at buzzer

The legend grows. New York Knicks guard Jeremy Lin hit the game winning shot with .5 seconds to play to beat the Toronto Raptors on Tuesday night. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rR3NhE8fBs8 The NBA's first American-Taiwanese player, Lin had 27 points and a career-high 11 assists in his first game since being named Eastern ...

Hawks GM Rick Sund 1-on-1

As the Hawks approach the midway point of the season, we thought it was a good time to check in with General Manager Rick Sund. Among the topics of conversation? Their surprising play without Al Horford, why can't everyone play with the intensity of Ivan Johnson and why Joe Johnson ...

Tech's Groh agrees with "no defense" defense at end of Super Bowl. He did it against UGA

It's hard to call it a party when just two people are in front of the TV, but there were two interested parties at the "Groh Super Bowl party" Al, Georgia Tech's defensive coordinator, and his wife Anne, sat together and watched how, in the biggest game of the year, the ...

The time is now for Ryan to lead Falcons

The last time the Falcons played in East Rutherford, Matt Ryan threw a touchdown pass on 4th down with 98 seconds to play to beat the New York Jets. Sunday, while the stadium has a new name and the Falcons are playing the other team from New York, they will ...

Georgia vs Georgia Tech: Who wants it more?

The game lasts for three hours. Bragging rights last for 364 days. Georgia and Georgia Tech fans work in the same office together, they go to the same church, get their hair cut at the same barber and even marry one another. This annual showdown and final regular season game ...

Joe Paterno can't coach, but Mike McQueary can?

Thanks for reading.. this is for my latest blog The Penn State board of trustees fired head coach Joe Paterno. They also fired school president Graham Spanier. However, wide receivers coach Mike McQueary will wear a headset Saturday, and be on the sidelines when the Nittany Lions play Nebraska or in ...

Joe Paterno must go

Joe Paterno must go. He must leave now and take his Division-1 record of 409 victories with him to a quiet place in Pennsylvania. A place where he can think, reflect and cope with the fact his lack of actions helped crush the souls of innocent children. Spare me the, "He ...

Suh: Ryan injury was "karma"

Three different quarterbacks. Three different fines for roughing. Less than two full seasons in the NFL. Ndamukong Suh is as feared as any player in the league, but the “D” word could be forever linked to his name and I’m not talking about playing in Detroit. Players think Suh is ...

NFL will not discipline Schwartz, Harbaugh

The NFL announced Monday night it will not discipline Detroit Lions head coach Jim Schwartz or San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh for their postgame confrontation. "Fortunately, there was no fighting and thus no basis for a fine," said NFL spokeman Greg Aiello. "However, both coaches told Ray Anderson ...

Roddy is frustrated, but don't blame Ryan

We all know wide receivers like being the center of attention, and the attention of the Falcons offense is not going through Roddy White.  Well, that’s the perception. Who cares about facts.White is frustrated and he’s letting his emotions get the best of him. At crucial points in the games against both ...

I Hear You Tech Fans, But Does the Football Team?

I get emails like this all the time. “How can a guy, who went to Kansas and worked in Oklahoma and Florida, be such a UGA homer?” “Last night during your 6 pm sportscast, you led with Georgia Tech, but the video clip was shorter than the one of Georgia ...

Andy Roddick to reporter: You Should Retire

Andy Roddick is great for sports. He's honest, he's passionate and he's one of the best quotes in the business. I just wish his tennis game was as strong as his smack. In the fifteen tournaments Roddick has played this year, he's been bounced in the opening round seven times.  ...

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