Atlanta Sports News and Rumors
The Atlanta Braves traded the right-handed pitchers David Hale and Gus Schlosser to the Colorado Rockies on Friday for the minor league catchers Jose Briceno and Chris O’Dowd.Upvote Share Tweet
The Atlanta Hawks had a pretty good Thursday, with three of the team's starters — point guard Jeff Teague, forward Paul Millsap, and big man Al Horford — being announced as participants in February 15's NBA All-Star Game at Madison Square Garden. Along …Upvote Share Tweet
Hawks' rally halts Blazers, extends streakESPN.com 7 hours agoThe Atlanta Hawks overcame 37 points by Portland's LaMarcus Aldridge to extend their franchise-record winning streak to 18 games by beating the Trail Blazers 105-99 on Friday night.Upvote Share Tweetnba.com 10 hours agoAtlanta Hawks forward DeMarre Carroll missed the game against Portland on Friday night because of a left Achilles strain, and his replacement lasted only two minutes.Upvote Share Tweet
Miller 'stoked' to begin next chapter of career in AtlantaMLB.com 12 hours agoAs Shelby Miller prepares to embark on his new experience with the Braves, he is ready to distance himself from his days as a headstrong young pitcher who was slow to heed the advice he received from Adam Wainwright and some of his other former Cardinal…Upvote Share Tweet
Falcons owner Arthur Blank elaborates on coaching search, front-office structureESPN.com 13 hours agoAtlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank took a few moments to address a variety of topics during a phone interview with ESPN.com on Friday. First and foremost, Blank discussed the process of the coaching search, which is just about complete. The Falcons are …Upvote Share Tweet
Braves finalize one-year deal with GomesMLB.com 14 hours agoThe Braves officially announced the completion of their one-year deal with outfielder Jonny Gomes on Friday afternoon.Upvote Share Tweet
K.J. Wright on Dan Quinn: “In this business, you always want guys to reach the top”profootballtalk.com Jan 30 (yesterday)It’s widely assumed Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn will become the Falcons’ head coach after the Super Bowl. Asked Thursday how Seattle’s players viewed Quinn’s potential departure, outside linebacker K.J. Wright offered a reasoned view of lif…Upvote Share TweetAl Horford, Paul Millsap and Jeff Teague were picked Thursday as reserves for the Eastern Conference All-Star team, giving the sizzling Atlanta Hawks three selections.Upvote Share TweetThree Atlanta Hawks have been named All-Stars. What incredible volumes it speaks of the team’s performance in 2014-2015 thus far that such an achievement ranks as a relative disappointment. The league revealed the coaches’ choices for All-Star Game rese…Upvote Share Tweet
Porter excited to reunite with Fredi in AtlantaMLB.com Jan 29 (yesterday)As Bo Porter distances himself from his days as the Astros' manager and prepares to assume his new role as the Braves' third-base coach, he is looking forward to the opportunity to be reunited with Atlanta manager Fredi Gonzalez, the man who gave Porter…Upvote Share Tweet
Hawks Forced To Adjust Twitter Avatar Amid 17-Game Win Streakdimemag.com Jan 29 (yesterday)NBA diehards have a nearly infinite amount of reasons to glean joy from the Atlanta Hawks’ success. Among the most meta of them is that the team’s official twitter account ushered in the increasingly engaging and witty social media accounts of squads th…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Jan 29 (yesterday)The Chargers added some experience to their coaching staff, landing former Falcons defensive coordinator Mike Nolan to coach their linebackers. He replaces Joe Barry, who left to become Washington’s defensive coordinator. “Mike is a tremendous coach wit…Upvote Share TweetThe Atlanta Hawks are good as hell , and they are currently riding a 17-game winning streak atop the Eastern Conference. In the early stages of the streak, whoever runs the team's official Twitter account thought it would be fun to add an extra "W&…Upvote Share Tweet
Falcons could keep running backs coach Gerald BrownESPN.com Jan 29 (yesterday)Another member of the previous Atlanta Falcons coaching staff could remain with incoming head coach Dan Quinn. Running backs coach Gerald Brown, who interviewed for the same position in Oakland, is not going to join the Raiders' staff, according to sour…Upvote Share TweetCuban outfielder Dian Toscano and the Atlanta Braves have agreed to a four-year, $6 million contract.Upvote Share TweetPHOENIX – It must be a little strange for Dan Quinn, having two important jobs on his mind this week. The Seattle Seahawks defensive coordinator is going to be the next head coach of the Atlanta Falcons. The Falcons part isn’t official, because he can’t…Upvote Share Tweet
The Hawks May Get Four All-Star Reserves, But We Doubt It Will Happendimemag.com Jan 27 (4 days ago)We already know who is starting the 2015 NBA All-Star Game, and noon today was the deadline for the coach’s picks sliding in seven more players per conference with two more guards, three more frontcourt players and two wildcards. With the East’s best te…Upvote Share Tweet
Hawks Win 18th StraightJan 30Paul Millsap scored 21 points in the Hawks' 105-99 win over the Trail Blazers.
Hawks Win 18th StraightJan 30SportsCenter Highlight of the Night: Paul Millsap scored 21 points in the Hawks' 105-99 win over the Trail Blazers.
NBA All-Star Reserves AnnouncedJan 29ESPN NBA front office insider Amin Elhassan provides his take on the All-Star reserves.
Cold Hard FactsJan 29Chauncey Billups breaks down how the Cavaliers can manage LeBron James' workload and still be successful, the secret to the Hawks 17-game winning streak and gives his Super Bowl XLIX prediction.
Darrell Bevell on the Chess Match with Belichick and Russell Wilson’s Unsh…Jan 30Follow The MMQB on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. The MMQB Newsletter Enter your email below to receive the best of The MMQB in your inbox each weekday
ESPN NowJan 30NBA commissioner Adam Silver has been in office for a year. How would Mavs owner Mark Cuban grade Year 1? "A-plus," Cuban said. "Love everything he's...
The Key to Super Bowl 49? Guy by the Name of GronkJan 30TEMPE, Ariz. — Did Seahawks linebacker K.J. Wright’s sly smile tell it all? I’ve got this theory about Super Bowl 49 that isn’t exactly breaking news: Rob Gronkowski is the key player. If he blows up, New England wins. If Seattle manages to beat him up …
Pau Gasol exit a colossal blunder by Los Angeles LakersJan 29Pau Gasol's L.A. homecoming was a reminder how the Lakers have nothing to show for his departure, J.A. Adande writes.