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

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

Falcons owner Arthur Blank is standing by Mike Smith and Thomas Dimitroff. (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Blank stands by Smith, Dimitroff. What say you?

12:18 pm Oct. 7, 2014

All together now: The Falcons are 2-3. The Falcons can’t win on the road. The Falcons are weak on the defensive front and can’t sustain a pass rush. The Falcons aren’t using Antone Smith enough.

That

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Poll: Falcons open camp, what’s your pick?

9:59 am Jul. 25, 2014

FLOWERY BRANCH — I usually get a feeling how good or bad I think a football team will be. That doesn’t mean I’m right, but something about the previous season and the offseason at least