Stories 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

Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014

Falcons QB has had tough time with Cards

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Matt Ryan cringed remembering his recent games against Arizona. In seven seasons as the Atlanta quarterback, Ryan's only games with more than three interceptions were against ...
By Charles Odum

Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014

Mason on record accuracy pace for Georgia

ATHENS, Ga. - By the measure of completion percentage, Hutson Mason has the edge over the top quarterbacks in Georgia history - even if few have noticed.
By Charles Odum

Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

Chubb has attention of Bucs coach

ATHENS, Ga. - Jamey Chadwell has confidence his Charleston Southern players won't be awed by their first visit to No. 9 Georgia.
By Charles Odum

Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014

Bulldogs ready to show the Volunteers some love

ATHENS, Ga. - For one night, the Georgia Bulldogs are going to be hard-core Tennessee fans.
By Charles Odum

Friday, Nov. 14, 2014

Georgia Tech-Clemson game has key implications

Georgia Tech and Clemson meet Saturday as they try to keep their hopes alive in their respective divisions.
By Charles Odum

Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014

Georgia Tech's power game to be tested

ATLANTA - The most revealing plays of Saturday's matchup of Georgia Tech's running game against Clemson's defense might come on third downs.
By Charles Odum

Georgia has high hopes in hoops

Mark Fox believes Georgia has the experience needed to make another move toward the top of the Southeastern Conference.
By Charles Odum

Monday, Nov. 10, 2014

Tough approach gets Falcons back on track

The Atlanta Falcons ended their five-game losing streak by coming off their bye week with a tough approach up front.
By Charles Odum

Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014

Georgia Tech defense is getting praise

ATLANTA - Georgia Tech's defense is earning compliments instead of criticism.
By Charles Odum

Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014

Georgia Tech romps over Virginia

Synjyn Days ran for a career-high 147 yards, Justin Thomas threw three touchdown passes and Georgia Tech beat Virginia 35-10 on Saturday in an Atlantic Coast Conference game.
By Charles Odum

Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

Hawks hoping changes help energize fans

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks hope a sellout in tonight's home opener against Indiana will show the team is moving past off-season controversies in ownership and management.
By Charles Odum

Yellow Jackets need win to keep hopes alive in ACC Coastal race

Georgia Tech's Paul Johnson expects the next two weekends to provide clarity in the muddled ACC Coastal Division race.
By Charles Odum

Monday, Oct. 27, 2014

Braves hire Kevin Seitzer as new hitting coach

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves have hired Kevin Seitzer from the Toronto Blue Jays to replace Greg Walker as hitting coach.
By Charles Odum
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