Stories by Charles Odum

Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015

Falcons' White is upbeat after meeting with coach

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Atlanta Falcons receiver Roddy White returned to the team Thursday and said he was encouraged about his role following a meeting with coach Dan Quinn.
By Charles Odum

Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015

Georgia coach understands criticism after loss

Georgia coach Mark Richt said Tuesday he understands the complaints from Bulldogs fans.
By Charles Odum

Monday, Oct. 5, 2015

Hart says Braves "will be better" next season

ATLANTA - The last time the Atlanta Braves finished below 70 wins was 1990, when they were in a rebuilding process based on pitching.
By Charles Odum

Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015

Shelby Miller ends 24-winless start drought

ATLANTA - Shelby Miller's drought-breaking win made the fourth-place Braves feel like celebrating.
By Charles Odum

Friday, Oct. 2, 2015

Jackets hope to right the ship

ATLANTA- Georgia Tech will try to recover from back-to-back losses and regain offensive momentum today when it plays North Carolina, which will try to show that recent signs of defensive ...
By Charles Odum

Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015

Falcons receiver slowed in practice by toe injury

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Atlanta Falcons coach Dan Quinn said Thursday he expects receiver Julio Jones will be "ready to rock" on Sunday against the Houston Texans despite a new toe injury.
By Charles Odum

Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015

Quinn's energy is rubbing off on Falcons

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. — First-year coach Dan Quinn, the former Seattle defensive coordinator, has been a high-energy presence from his first practice with the Falcons this summer. 
By Charles Odum

ACC is still top heavy with Seminoles, Tigers

ATLANTA - One month into the season, the Atlantic Coast Conference looks as top-heavy as ever with three-time defending champion Florida State and Clemson the league's only ranked teams.
By Charles Odum

Monday, Sept. 28, 2015

Jackets seek answers to offensive woes

ATLANTA - Georgia Tech has a bigger concern than just preparing for North Carolina.
By Charles Odum

Friday, Sept. 25, 2015

Georgia tries to avoid letdown

ATHENS, Ga. - In only a few months, Greyson Lambert has gone from losing his starting job at Virginia to setting a NCAA completion-percentage record at No. 7 Georgia.
By Charles Odum

Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015

Falcons' White is in supporting role for now

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Roddy White knew the Falcons' comeback win over the Giants last week was not the time to complain about the end of a long personal streak.
By Charles Odum

Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015

Dogs' offense shows balance

ATHENS, Ga. - Georgia redefined its offensive perception with a balanced haul in last week's win over South Carolina. Suddenly No. 7 Georgia is more than the Nick Chubb Show.
By Charles Odum

Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015

Braves complete sweep of Phillies

ATLANTA - A.J. Pierzynski's single in the ninth inning drove in Andrelton Simmons from third, and the Atlanta Braves, led by Julio Teheran's bid for a perfect game, beat the Philadelphia Phillies ...
By Charles Odum

Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015

Blue Jays blank Braves

ATLANTA - Marco Estrada combined with Roberto Osuna on a three-hitter, Cliff Pennington, Edwin Encarnacion and Josh Donaldson hit home runs, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Atlanta Braves 5-0.
By Charles Odum

Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015

Blue Jays roll past Braves

ATLANTA - David Price allowed one run in seven innings, Russell Martin hit a homer and drove in four runs, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat Shelby Miller and the Atlanta Braves 9-1 on Wednesday ...
By Charles Odum

Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015

Falcons sign Long to bolster line

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - The Atlanta Falcons signed offensive tackle Jake Long to a one-year deal but won't expect the veteran to play this week against the New York Giants.
By Charles Odum

Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015

New Falcons lineman is learning on the fly

After being traded from Tennessee to Atlanta on Sept. 4, offensive guard Andy Levitre has already been inserted into the starting lineup.
By Charles Odum

Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015

Ganus quickly climbing Dogs' depth chart

ATHENS, Ga. - The newcomer in the middle of No. 10 Georgia's defense used brain power, plus brawn, to win a starting job.
By Charles Odum

Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015

UGA tops Louisiana-Monroe 51-14; game called early

With lightning in the area, No. 9 Georgia defeated Louisiana-Monroe 51-14 on Saturday in a one-sided game that was called off with just under 10 minutes left.
By Charles Odum

1-year-old Que serves as Georgia's Uga mascot in opener

ATHENS, Ga. — Georgia has a new bulldog mascot who could get the official title soon. “Que” served as the mascot for the season opener against Louisiana Monroe on Saturday. 
By Charles Odum
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