As the hours are counted down before the 3rd annual Celebration Bowl the head coaches and players took time out to speak to the media in their final press conferences. The Celebration Bowl matches the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) and the Mid Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) champions in Atlanta to determine the kings of Black … Continue reading In the #CelebrationBowl the cheers are about family as much as #football
In the roller coaster season for the Atlanta Falcons the only constant has been questionable play of QB Matt Ryan and on field strategy of Head Coach Dan Quinn. These two, with Ryan being the bigger culprit have either cost the Falcons games outright, or made the wins much closer than they should have … Continue reading Ryan and Quinn need to find their A game for #Falcons to reach #NFLPlayoffs
Another night of NBA basketball, another tough loss at Philips Arena by the Atlanta Hawks. This time it was to the Cleveland Cavaliers 121-114. (Photos-Hawks.com) This is a very frustrating team to watch. The team plays well in spurts, but can't finish and close out games The Hawks do not have a real clutch shooter, … Continue reading #Atlanta loses to Cleveland at home 121-114. Are #Hawks – Loveable or Losers?
When you first walk into the stadium from the front landing with the massive Falcon sculpture you are overwhelmed by the visuals. Halo board, lower field electronic scoreboards, and colors so vivid and bright it all seems surreal. It's as if you're a character in the movie #Tron, or have donned a set of VR … Continue reading First game at #MBStadium – The Virtual reality tour
https://youtu.be/ib4CJro_cPc From the outside it looms proudly over the Westside landscape. A menacing 50 ft high Falcon (the largest steel sculpture in the Unite States) greets you at the main entrance. At night the huge Mercedes Benz logo illuminates the sky like a beacon. It lets all who approach know that they are in the … Continue reading @MBStadium – #Falcons and #ATLUTD new home a Temple of Sports Entertainment
Photo from USA Today on BruinsNation.com The 2017 NFL draft 'needs list' for the Falcons wasn't too much different from 2015 or 2016. Get a good edge rusher, and shore up the offensive line with players who could play right away. In 2015 the pick was fairly obvious. Pundits and fans alike thought Vic Beasley the … Continue reading #Falcons pick of #TakkaristMcKinley – hubris or just following their hunches?
The #AtlHawks looked like they were on their way to a hard fought victory over the Indiana Pacers. They had a 96-90 lead with less the 2 minutes to go, a 96-94 lead AND the ball with about 30 seconds. But it was all for nought as the Pacers Glenn Robinson III hit a 3 … Continue reading #AtlHawks blow last minute lead, lose to #Pacers at home