Stories by Charles Odum

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Falcons' 2014 starters don't have job security

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Even the most established Falcons players are scrambling to make a good first impression with new coach Dan Quinn.
By Charles Odum

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Braves outlast rain, Marlins in series opener

ATLANTA - Alberto Callaspo hit a tiebreaking single in Atlanta's two-run fifth inning and the Braves held off Miami in the ninth inning to beat the Marlins 3-2 on Monday night in a game slowed by ...
By Charles Odum

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Braves dealt first loss

ATLANTA - Bartolo Colon helped himself with his first RBI in a decade, Daniel Murphy hit a tiebreaking sacrifice fly in the eighth inning and the New York Mets beat
By Charles Odum

Friday, April 10, 2015

Antic says he, teammate were in wrong place at wrong time

ATLANTA - Pero Antic said Friday he and Atlanta Hawks teammate Thabo Sefolosha were not with Indiana Pacers forward Chris Copeland when Copeland was stabbed outside a Manhattan nightclub.
By Charles Odum

Thursday, April 9, 2015

New-look Braves unbeaten heading into home opener

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves are set to introduce their roster, including an all-new outfield, to their home fans. They also can show off a 3-0 record, thanks to their first season-opening sweep ...
By Charles Odum

Friday, March 27, 2015

Hawks clinch No. 1 seed in East

ATLANTA - DeMarre Carroll scored 24 points and the Atlanta Hawks clinched the top seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs with a 99-86 victory over the Miami Heat on Friday night.
By Charles Odum

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

UGA quarterbacks fight for No. 1

ATHENS, Ga. -- There's a new offense, a new offensive coordinator and a quarterback competition playing out at Georgia.
By Charles Odum

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Falcons already thinking about re-signing Jones

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Falcons' conservative approach to this year's free-agent signings may have been influenced by hopes of keeping star wide receiver Julio Jones from leaving.
By Charles Odum

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Gurley relying on film, stats to make impression

ATHENS, Ga. - While he continues to rehab his knee - and his reputation - Todd Gurley is relying on game film to make his case for the NFL Draft.
By Charles Odum

Monday, March 16, 2015

Landers retiring after 36 seasons as Georgia women's coach

ATLANTA - Andy Landers has ended a rare run in major college sports, retiring after 36 seasons as the only full-time coach in the history of the Georgia women's program.
By Charles Odum

Georgia's NCAA hopes rest heavily on injured players

ATHENS, Ga. - Georgia's NCAA Tournament outlook rests heavily on its medical report.
By Charles Odum

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Falcons sign receiver Hankerson

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Falcons added depth at wide receiver Wednesday by signing free agent Leonard Hankerson, who fought two serious injuries in his four seasons with the Washington Redskins.
By Charles Odum

Georgia's basketball team isn't taking berth for granted

ATHENS, Ga. - Georgia may already have secured its spot in the NCAA Tournament field, but the Bulldogs don't want to take anything for granted.
By Charles Odum

Monday, March 9, 2015

Georgia hoping extra rest will be enough for injured players

ATLANTA - Georgia's reward for the No. 3 seed in the Southeastern Conference Tournament is extra recovery time for injured guards Kenny Gaines and Juwan Parker.
By Charles Odum

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Statue of Wilkins unveiled in Atlanta

ATLANTA — Dominique Wilkins said his statue unveiled by the Atlanta Hawks means “we have history here now.”
By Charles Odum

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Richt says QB battle is still wide open

ATHENS, Ga. - Brice Ramsey's edge in Georgia's quarterback competition this spring might not be as big as some believed.
By Charles Odum

Monday, March 2, 2015

Backups stepping up for team-oriented Hawks

ATLANTA — John Jenkins insists he wasn’t surprised when the Atlanta Hawks earned their latest win on the road without three starters and a top backup.
By Charles Odum

Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015

Georgia strengthens case for NCAA Tournament bid

ATHENS, Ga. - Nemanja Djurisic scored 14 points and Georgia strengthened its NCAA Tournament hopes with a runaway 68-44 win over Missouri on Saturday.
By Charles Odum

Hawks hold off Magic

ATLANTA - Paul Millsap scored 14 of his 20 points in the first quarter and Atlanta recovered after losing the early 16-point lead to beat Orlando 95-88 on Friday night.
By Charles Odum

Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015

Hawks rally past short-handed Mavericks

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks took the lead with a 13-0 run in the third quarter and went on to a 104-87 victory Wednesday night over the Dallas Mavericks, who were without suspended guard Rajon Rondo.
By Charles Odum
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