Stories by Charles Odum

Monday, Jan. 19, 2015

Hawks win 13th in a row

ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Hawks won their 13th consecutive game, one shy of tying the team record, as Mike Scott and Paul Millsap each scored 20 points.
By Charles Odum

Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015

Falcons' coaching search could turn into waiting game

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Falcons' coach search could become a waiting game if their top candidate is Seattle defensive coordinator Dan Quinn.
By Charles Odum

Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015

Bowles takes Jets job; Falcons' search continues

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Falcons have to recast their coaching search after Arizona defensive coordinator Todd Bowles called off a second interview.
By Charles Odum

Monday, Jan. 12, 2015

Falcons continue coach search

ATLANTA - With Rex Ryan no longer an option, three defensive coordinators, including Arizona's Todd Bowles, might lead the Atlanta Falcons' coach search.
By Charles Odum

Friday, Jan. 9, 2015

Georgia's Schottenheimer expects "an easy fit" with Bulldogs

New Georgia offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer said he expects "an easy fit" in Georgia's pro-style offense.
By Charles Odum

Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015

Hawks owners approve sale

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks are on the market. The team's owners said Thursday they have unanimously approved a plan to sell all shares. The sale would include operating rights to Philips Arena, ...
By Charles Odum

Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015

Hawks continue torrid play

ATLANTA - Jeff Teague scored 25 points and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Memphis Grizzlies 96-86 on Wednesday night to continue their strong play against Western Conference teams.
By Charles Odum

Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015

Smoltz, three others elected to baseball hall of fame

John Smoltz, Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and Craig Biggio were elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame on Tuesday.
By Charles Odum

Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014

Carolina crushes Atlanta to capture NFC South title

ATLANTA - Roman Harper and Tre Boston returned interceptions for touchdowns as Carolina's defense led the Panthers to a 34-3 victory over the Atlanta Falcons.
By Charles Odum

Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014

Falcons, Panthers to settle NFC South

ATLANTA - The Panthers-Falcons winner-take-all game for the NFC South title is a strange affair.
By Charles Odum

Friday, Dec. 26, 2014

Atlanta's Jones not 100 percent, but plans to play against Carolina

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Julio Jones is a game-changing wide receiver for the Atlanta Falcons - even when he's less than full speed. He's not fully recovered from a hip injury, but expects to play ...
By Charles Odum

Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014

Hawks stay hot, hold off Clippers

ATLANTA - DeMarre Carroll scored a career-high 25 points and the Atlanta Hawks rallied from a 13-point deficit to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 107-104 on Tuesday night for their fifth consecutive ...
By Charles Odum

Monday, Dec. 22, 2014

Falcons hoping for fresh start in playoffs

Atlanta Falcons players have been wearing 1-0 shirts in recent weeks as a reminder to focus on one game at a time instead of their ugly record.
By Charles Odum

Friday, Dec. 12, 2014

Falcons' Jones is expected to play on Sunday

Atlanta Falcons coach Mike Smith expects receiver Julio Jones to play on Sunday against the Steelers,
By Charles Odum

Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014

Falcons still share top spot in NFC South

The Atlanta Falcons have played just well enough to control their fate in the much-ridiculed NFC South, even though they can't finish the regular season with a winning record.
By Charles Odum

Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014

Atlanta Hawks add to winning streak

ATLANTA - Kyle Korver and Paul Millsap each scored 17 points and Atlanta beat the Philadelphia 76ers 95-79 on Wednesday night, giving the Hawks their longest winning streak in 17 years.
By Charles Odum

Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014

Falcons coach hopeful Jones, Moore will play

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Falcons coach Mike Smith said the "intention" is for wide receiver Julio Jones to play against Pittsburgh after hurting his hip.
By Charles Odum

Friday, Dec. 5, 2014

Falcons need to keep offensive in gear

Atlanta will need to build on last weeks' offensive show to give the Falcons' defense a chance in Monday night's game against the NFC North-leading Green Bay Packers.
By Charles Odum

Markakis is happy to be an Atlanta Brave

New Atlanta right fielder Nick Markakis said signing with the Braves "just felt right."
By Charles Odum

Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014

Falcons' record could be misleading

ATLANTA - The Arizona Cardinals' Patrick Peterson says the Atlanta Falcons have more talent than their poor record shows.
By Charles Odum
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