#Falcons pick of #TakkaristMcKinley – hubris or just following their hunches?

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?

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#AtlHawks blow last minute lead, lose to #Pacers at home

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

Despite loss, #ATLUTD and Arthur Blank big winners in epic opening night

The final score from the pitch at Bobby Dodd stadium on the Ga Tech campus was NY Red Bull 2 Atlanta 1. But in every other way the Atlanta United Football Club (@ATLUTD) inaugural game was a huge success. The game was a sellout. 'Fan Village' set up in front of historic Bobby Stadium was … Continue reading Despite loss, #ATLUTD and Arthur Blank big winners in epic opening night

GT Mens Basketball starts Pastner era in ACC with upset of No.5 #UNC

@GTMBB stuns 9th ranked #UNC 75-63 to start the @GTJoshPastner era with huge #ACC win. Josh Pastner arrived on the Ga Tech campus in Atlanta to mixed reviews. Some who followed his career at Memphis felt his teams under performed while he was there. Many here in Atlanta however felt the young former Arizona star … Continue reading GT Mens Basketball starts Pastner era in ACC with upset of No.5 #UNC

#Hawks continue up and down season with 92-84 loss to Timberwolves

  The Hawks season overall was seen in the way this game played out tonight. They scored a total of 51 points in the 1st and 3rd quarters. In the those quarters the ball movement, good decision making and shooting were there. In the 2nd, and the critical 4th quarter. Atlanta scored 16 and 15 … Continue reading #Hawks continue up and down season with 92-84 loss to Timberwolves

#Freebird approach needed for #AtlantaFalcons ‘D’ to improve

The #AtlantaFalcons defense needs to be cut loose to flourish. The #Falcons statistically have gone backwards from 2015 when they were 16th overall to 27th. In 2016, Atlanta allows opponents on average almost 400 yards and 28 points per game. The numbers in 2015 were 348 yards and 22 points per game. The irony is … Continue reading #Freebird approach needed for #AtlantaFalcons ‘D’ to improve