Richt is a profoundly virtuous and god-fearing man. Is that why he can’t win a national championship? A lifelong Dawgs fan contemplates.
I still remember the day Mark Richt lost control of the Bulldogs. It happened eight years ago, during one of his best games as a coach, in an incident we like to call the Gator Stomp.Read more
Think these two schools have nothing in common? Their mascots beg to differ.
An art school and an engineering-driven university may not seem to have much in common, but Savannah College of Art and Design and Georgia Tech do share the same sort of insectile mascot.Read more
Board boots its own hand-picked investigator, Mike Bowers, out of meeting in its rush to approve incentives
One would think that having former Georgia Attorney General Mike Bowers literally waiting in the wings to tell the DeKalb County Commission how riddled with corruption its county is—“rotten to the core” is how he put it in a letter this week to the county—might engender a sense of fiscal restraint in the board.Read more
Brush up on your tennis tournament trivia before the big showdown at Atlantic Station
Every July thousands of fans brave blistering temps to see top tennis talent like John Isner, Andy Roddick, and Mardy Fish sweat it out on the hard courts at Atlantic Station. A few fast facts about the pro tournament:Read more
Morgan Brian and Kelley O’Hara are central to the team’s chances of victory
The U.S. Women’s National Team famously finished second in 2011 and is among the favorites this year, but hasn’t won soccer’s most coveted prize since 1999.Read more
After 60 wins and a sweep by the Cavs, we’re left rooting for next year
This inaugural first trip to the Eastern Conference finals wasn’t the way anyone wanted it to end. Game three was very close—and might have been won, if not for a terrible call against Al Horford—but game four was JV versus Varsity.Read more
With just two seasons left at Turner Field before they decamp to Cobb, a look back at the Braves’ top 10 wins in the city of Atlanta
The team we know is gone, but at least we have our memories.
The Braves will leave Atlanta for Cobb County after the 2016 season. But in essence, they’re already gone. Las Vegas oddsmakers have them losing more games this season than all but four MLB teams. Barring a miracle showing, what’s an Atlanta fan to do? Well, you could embrace the sorrow and reminisce with us. Through six decades in our city, the Braves gave us some wonderful memories.Read more
New video shows progress on Cobb stadium
Unless you’re still dizzy from the virtual flyover of the new Falcons stadium, we’ve got a look-in on the metro’s other big sports construction project. Not to be outdone by the their soon-to-be-former in-town neighbors and true to their conservative Cobb roots, the Braves have taken a much more realistic approach to their video.Read more
Here are the highlights of the epic viral video
The Falcons recently released a virtual flyover of the new stadium that looks like it must’ve cost at least as much as one of the proposed PSLs. (And just in case they can’t sell a PSL, there’s a 15-second ad preceding the video.) The 3-minute, 30-second 3-D tour will leave you wowed and a bit dizzy. So we broke down the highlights:Read more
Don’t hibernate just because it’s chilly outside. Try a few of these cold-weather activities instead
Everyone knows Atlantans aren’t used to snow and ice, and we’re not too versed in winter sports either. But just because the temperature drops outside—don’t worry, it will be warm in a few weeks!—doesn’t mean we have to stay inactive or endure a sweaty gym.Read more