Matt Ryan and Falcons seek their second straight win. (Kevin Cox/Getty Images)

LIVE: Are Falcons headed for…first place?

11:48 am Nov. 16, 2014

CHARLOTTE — The 3-6 Atlanta Falcons, who are tied for the second-worst record in the NFC and are sixth from the bottom in the NFL, have a chance to be in first place by the

National title odds for Georgia have dropped just a bit. (W.P. Glamour Shots)

Predictions: Bucs to cure Falcons

2:37 pm Nov. 6, 2014

There have been a number of significant historical events that have taken place on Sept. 18, including the confirmation of Tiberius as Roman Emperor in 0014 (huge win for the GOP), the government loan in

Mark Richt and Paul Johnson wish you a happy election day. (Jason Getz, AJC)

Election day: Vote to keep or fire coaches

8:52 am Nov. 4, 2014

Happy election day. Here’s your chance to vote.

I’ve lived in Atlanta for more than 25 years. As much as the professional and college sports scene can turn the area into an emotional train wreck, I

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Predictions: No Gurley, no problem for Dogs

3:59 pm Oct. 30, 2014

According to suburban legend (defined as Googling outside of the perimeter),  Halloween has its origins in the ancient Celtic festival known as “Samhain” (pronounced, “sah-win,” because Celtics couldn’t spell) and is celebrated at the end

Mike Smith made some poor decisions down stretch Sunday. (AP photo)

Will Blank make move with Mike Smith?

9:30 am Oct. 27, 2014

The Falcons have scheduled coach Mike Smith’s weekly news conference for 2:30 p.m. So that should answer the immediate question: Is Mike Smith getting fired today?

Owner Arthur Blank is not a man who takes either