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Cam Newton Wins 2016 NFL Most Valuable Player AwardSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Cam Newton has won The Associated Press NFL Most Valuable Player award in a landslide. The Carolina Panthers' All-Pro quarterback, who will lead his team in Sunday's Super Bowl against Denver, received 48 votes from a nationwide panel of 50 sports writers and broadcasters who regularly cover the league. Fellow QBs Tom Brady, a two-time MVP, and Carson Palmer each got one vote...
Brett Favre Headlines 2016 Pro Football Hall ClassBrett Favre, Ken Stabler, Marvin Harrison, Kevin Greene, Orlando Pace and Tony Dungy have been elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame...
Frazier Leads UGA To Easy 65-55 Win Over AuburnForward Yante Maten dominated the paint and guard J.J. Frazier made plays all over the perimeter, leading Georgia to a 65-55 win over Auburn on Saturday in a Southeastern Conference game at Stegeman Coliseum...
Horford Takesover And Leads Hawks Past Pacers Friday NightATLANTA -- The Atlanta Hawks needed a spark. Forward Al Horford provided it. Horford had back-to-back momentum-shifting dunks late in the third quarter and stayed hot in the fourth quarter, fueling the Hawks' 102-96 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Friday at Philips Arena...
Arthur Blank Says: "We still believe in Matt Ryan. Twenty other teams in this league would LOVE to have him."Falcons' owner Arthur Blank joined Dukes & Bell on Friday afternoon to discuss the 2015 season, the changes made in the front office after the season ended, free agency and the upcoming NFL Draft...
Keidel: Broncos - Panthers Super Bowl 50 BreakdownSuper Bowl 50, between the Broncos and Panthers, pits old school against new school. You can't ask for a better matchup.
Atlanta United FC Releases Fantastic Hype VideoWe like hype videos. Let's face it, a good hype video can say more in one minute than a great article can in 1,000 words. We're also very excited about Atlanta's new MLS team that will begin playing here in 2017, The Atlanta United FC. So it's very fitting, and convenient, that there just happens to be a great new hype video for the team...
LISTEN: Betting On CamThe betting public has its money on Cam and the Panthers in Super Bowl 50. But what do the Vegas bookmakers and pros think?
Carolina Panthers Find Inspiration From Sam Mills' LegacyFrom the inspiration that the team gains from Sam Mills to the roads traveled by Cam Newton and Michael Oher, here is a look at the Carolina Panthers team news heading into Super Bowl 50 week.
Listen: UGA HC Kirby Smart "Anytime You Have A Great Talented State Like Georgia You Need To Keep The Best Players Around"UGA HC Kirby Smart joined the show to discuss his 2016 recuiting class and coaching his alma mater. Coach Smart shared, "I don't know the core of my team that's here. I recruited a lot of these kids and went against...
Listen: Georgia Tech HC Paul Johnson "I'm Anxious To Get It Started This Spring"Georgia Tech Head Football Coach, Paul Johnson joined the show to discuss the 2016 GT recruiting class and getting back on track. When asked about recruiting locally Coach Johnson said, "We had some guys committed early...
Hawks Never Trail, Blow Out 76ers Wednesday Night In PhillyPHILADELPHIA -- Forward Mike Scott and guard Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 13 points each and the Atlanta Hawks led whistle to whistle en route to a 124-86 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night. Guard-forward Kent Bazemore, guard Dennis Schroeder, forward Thabo Sefolosha and...

Falcons

Arthur Blank Says: "We still believe in Matt Ryan. Twenty other teams in this league would LOVE to have him."Falcons' owner Arthur Blank joined Dukes & Bell on Friday afternoon to discuss the 2015 season, the changes made in the front office after the season ended, free agency and the upcoming NFL Draft...
Plenty Of Atlanta Falcons Featured In Latest Bad Lip Reading NFL VideoThe new Bad Lip Reading video for the NFL 2015-2016 Season (Part One) is out now and these guys nailed this one. It could be one of the funniest ones they've done to this point and it features plenty of your Atlanta Falcons...
Top 5 Second Round NFL Draft Prospects For The FalconsIn Round 2 of the NFL Draft, the Atlanta Falcons have the 50th overall pick. Assuming that they took my advice and drafted someone in the defensive front seven with the first pick, they would have some options with their second selection. They need more help on the...
AMB Sports & Entertainment And SCAD Seek Local Artwork For Mercedes-Benz StadiumAtlanta, Georgia (February 2, 2016) – AMB Sports & Entertainment (AMBSE), comprised of the Atlanta Falcons, Atlanta United FC and Mercedes-Benz Stadium, along with the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), today announced an open call for Georgia artist portfolio reviews as part of an effort to identify and acquire leading edge local art for the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium collection...
Russell Wilson Throws 3 TDs In 49-27 Pro Bowl VictoryRussell Wilson threw three first-half touchdown passes to lead Team Irvin to a 49-27 victory over Team Rice in the Pro Bowl on Sunday...
Top 5 NFL Draft Prospects for the Atlanta Falcons (Round 1)The Atlanta Falcons go into the 2016 NFL Draft needing help on both sides of the line of scrimmage. They need to protect Matt Ryan better on offense and they need to be able to stop the run and generate a pass rush on defense. Knowing that, I find it humorous that there are as many rumors about the Falcons taking a wide receiver in the first couple of rounds...
Falcons Hire Phil Emery And Ruston Webster As National ScoutsFlowery Branch, GA – The Atlanta Falcons today announced that they have hired Phil Emery and Ruston Webster as national scouts. “Phil and Ruston bring over 40 years of combined NFL scouting expertise to our organization and I am pleased to have them join our staff,” said General Manager Thomas Dimitroff. “They will both be focused predominantly on college scouting, an area that both men have excelled in during their careers. I am confident that they will bring an...”
FB Patrick DiMarco And CB Desmond Trufant Named To The 2016 Pro BowlFlowery Branch, GA – The NFL today announced that fullback Patrick DiMarco and cornerback Desmond Trufant have been named to the 2016 Pro Bowl roster. DiMarco, a four-year veteran, has earned the first Pro Bowl selection of his...
Falcons Name Raheem Morris Asst Head Coach / WR Coach, Hire Jerome Henderson As Passing Game CoordFlowery Branch, GA – The Atlanta Falcons today announced that they have named Raheem Morris as the team’s new wide receivers coach and Jerome Henderson as the passing game coordinator. Morris will also keep his title as the assistant head coach. “I am excited about these moves and what they will do for our coaching staff,” said...
LISTEN: Dave Archer Joins The Morning Show With John & HughAtlanta Falcons Radio Broadcast Color Man, Dave Archer joins The Morning Show with John & Hugh to discuss the departure of WR Coach Terry Robiskie, whether or not Manning has enough plays left to win the Big Game, Cam Newton's turnaround, and how far away the Falcons are from getting back to contention...
Walker: "The More Things Change"So now the National Football League has contestants for Superbowl 50, taking place in Santa Clara, California on September 7th. The Denver Broncos will take on the Carolina Panthers in the battle of great defenses and contrasting styles on offense.
Small-Town Cheerleader In The ATL: Nicole B. InterviewBlonde bombshell Nicole B. just celebrated her second year on the Atlanta Falcons cheerleading squad. See what she's been up to.

Braves

Braves 2016 Preview Series: BullpenThe Atlanta Braves bring a multitude of arms to camp this spring in hopes that their bullpen woes of 2015 will not follow them into this season.
LISTEN: Hall Of Fame Pitcher Tom Glavine Still Not Used To Being Called Hall Of FamerHall of Fame pitcher Tom Glavine joined the show to discuss Braves Alumni Weekend. The Hall of Fame Pitcher shared, "I'm really not used to being called a Hall of Famer. When people say it, it sounds good and is a reminder that I now have that title". Fricke asked Tom about...
Top 5: Braves Moments Not To Miss In 2016Just a few weeks till Pitcher and Catchers report and closer to home, the Atlanta Braves are preparing for their last season at Turner Field. Last week the Braves 2016 Promotional Schedule was released and credit to the Marketing Department. They do a good job getting with off field activities like gate giveaways, concerts and "thank you" nights (Military, Fire, Law Enforcement, etc)...
Braves 2016 Preview Series: Starting RotationThe Braves enter 2016 with no shortage of candidates to fill out the starting rotation. There is also no shortage of questions surrounding each man. Some are seeking to rebound in 2016, while others are simply hoping to establish themselves at the major league level.
Braves 2016 Preview Series: OutfieldThe Braves outfield got an injection of talent with Ender Inciarte. Flanked by Nick Markakis and Hector Olivera, Atlanta is hoping to have a productive trio in 2016.
Braves 2016 Preview Series: InfieldA healthy Freddie Freeman and a handful of veterans will be asked to solidify the Atlanta Braves infield in 2016.
Braves 2016 Preview Series: CatchersThe 2016 Braves Positional Preview Series examines who could comprise the 25-man roster on Opening Day as well as players who could make a difference this season and beyond. A new preview will be released each Monday, with accompanying podcasts featuring special guests coming out each week as well...
Sixteen For '16: Top Sports Predictions For The New YearAs we close the book on 2015, it's hard to remember such a down year in Atlanta sports. Aside from the Hawks' 60-win campaign and a couple big moments for Georgia State football and basketball, every single local sports team disappointed in '15...
Mike Bell: Top 5 Things Atlanta Sports Fans Need Santa To Bring For ChristmasMike Bell has a short list for Santa this year... and he's pretty sure it lines up with every Atlanta sports fan's list. Find out the Top 5 things every Atlanta sports fan is probably asking for this Christmas here...
Mark Owens Top 5: How To Please Everybody On Your Christmas List With Sports!We are a week away from Christmas and if you are forever the procrastinator, or just lazy, its time. Time to start shopping. But have no fear, I'm here to help you take care of everybody in the family without leaving the safe space of the interwebs...
Diamondbacks Agree To Trade For Braves' Shelby MillerNASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Arizona Diamondbacks have agreed to a deal that will land them starting pitcher Shelby Miller from the Atlanta Braves, reports Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. The Diamondbacks were among the...
What's In A Name? Top 5 Kirby's Of All-TimeThe hire of Kirby Smart as the new head football coach at Georgia filled Dawg fans with plenty of questions this week...

Hawks

Horford Takesover And Leads Hawks Past Pacers Friday NightATLANTA -- The Atlanta Hawks needed a spark. Forward Al Horford provided it. Horford had back-to-back momentum-shifting dunks late in the third quarter and stayed hot in the fourth quarter, fueling the Hawks' 102-96 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Friday at Philips Arena...
Hawks Never Trail, Blow Out 76ers Wednesday Night In PhillyPHILADELPHIA -- Forward Mike Scott and guard Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 13 points each and the Atlanta Hawks led whistle to whistle en route to a 124-86 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night. Guard-forward Kent Bazemore, guard Dennis Schroeder, forward Thabo Sefolosha and...
Listen: Steve Holman on the Call (Atlanta Hawks 124 – Philadelphia 76ers 86)Steve Holman is calling his 31st season with the Hawks! The Hawks traveled to Philadelphia where they would cruise to a 38-point victory over the 76ers! Each of the 13 Hawks players that suited up scored; eight finishing in double-figures. Atlanta has now won two straight and will be back at Philips Arena Friday night for a date with the Indiana Pacers.
Listen: Steve Holman on the Call (Atlanta Hawks 112 – Dallas Mavericks 97)Steve Holman is calling his 31st season with the Hawks! Atlanta welcomed the Mavericks to town Monday night where it would be the Jeff Teague and Kyle Korver show! Teague scored a season-high 32-points, knocking down five 3-pointers, while Korver went 4-7 from the 3-point line finishing with 16-points. It was a much needed win as the Hawks will be back on the road Wednesday for a date with the 76ers in Philly.
Teague Too Much For Mavs, Scores 32 Points Monday NightATLANTA -- Led by point guard Jeff Teague's season-high 32 points, the Atlanta Hawks ended a three-game losing streak with a 112-97 win over the Dallas Mavericks on Monday. Teague shot 12-for-15 from the field, posting a season-best total for field goals made, and made a career-high five 3-pointers. Teague added eight assists and five rebounds. He came up two points short of his career best. Atlanta (28-22) swept the...
Hawks' Skid Continues With 105-87 Loss In MiamiForward Chris Bosh scored a game-high 18 points, and the Miami Heat won their fourth consecutive game, defeating the Atlanta Hawks 105-87 Sunday night at AmericanAirlines Arena...
Turner Gets First NBA Start, Drops 20 On The Hawks Thursday NightINDIANAPOLIS -- After losing eight of their previous 12 games, the Indiana Pacers were well aware that their offense was becoming one-dimensional -- all perimeter, very little interior. Coach Frank Vogel decided Thursday night to give 6-foot-11 rookie Myles Turner his first career start, opening at power forward alongside 6-11 center Ian Mahinmi. The strategy worked to perfection when Turner contributed 20 points and six rebounds in a 111-92 victory against the Atlanta Hawks in Bankers Life Fieldhouse...
Listen: Steve Holman on the Call (Atlanta Hawks 92 – Indiana Pacers 111)Steve Holman is calling his 31st season with the Atlanta Hawks! The Hawks traveled to Indiana for a date with the Pacers Thursday night. They were without their All-Star Paul Millsap for the second half after suffering a sprained left ankle.
Hawks Lose To Clippers At Home For First Time In Six Seasons Wednesday NightATLANTA -- The Los Angeles Clippers finally have a victory in Atlanta and are heading home after a winning road trip. Guard Jamal Crawford scored 21 points off the bench and center DeAndre Jordan grabbed 19 rebounds as the Clippers defeated the Hawks 85-83 to snap a six-season losing streak in Atlanta...
Listen: Steve Holman on the Call (Atlanta Hawks 83 – LA Clippers 85)Steve Holman is calling his 31st season with the Atlanta Hawks! The Hawks returned to Philips Arena Wednesday night where offensive struggles got the best of the team. Though the Clippers largest lead of the night was only 5, it was enough for the win. Atlanta turned it over a season-high 23 times but had an opportunity to tie the game when the Clippers threw it away with 6.7 remaining. They'll look to get back on track Thursday night as they travel to Indiana for a date with the Pacers.
Hawks Grab Big Lead Early, Cruise To Easy Win Over Nuggets Monday NightDENVER -- Forward Paul Millsap had 22 points and nine rebounds, center Al Horford scored 18, and the Atlanta Hawks grabbed a big lead early and cruised to a 119-105 win over the Denver Nuggets on Monday night. Guard Jeff Teague had 12 points and 10 assists, and guard Dennis Schroder added 15 points off the bench for Atlanta, which finished 2-2 on its Western Conference road trip...
Listen: Steve Holman on the Call (Atlanta Hawks 119 – Denver Nuggets 105)Steve Holman is calling his 31st season with the Atlanta Hawks! Atlanta closed up their 4-game road trip with an impressive 119-105 win over the Denver Nuggets Monday night. The Hawks finished up their road trip 2-2 and head back to Atlanta for a date with the Clippers at Philips Arena on Wednesday night.

H.S.

Listen: UGA HC Kirby Smart "Anytime You Have A Great Talented State Like Georgia You Need To Keep The Best Players Around"UGA HC Kirby Smart joined the show to discuss his 2016 recuiting class and coaching his alma mater. Coach Smart shared, "I don't know the core of my team that's here. I recruited a lot of these kids and went against...
Signing Day Frenzy At Stars & Strikes In Sandy SpringsThe Georgia Bulldogs have taken a commit away from Saban and Alabama. Tyler Simmons woke up this morning and changed his mind, he's now committed to the Dawgs. He sat down with Carl Dukes and Mike Bell to talk about it this...
Sam Crenshaw: Corky Kell Adds 2 More Games For 2016The coaches and administrators representing 4 middle Georgia high schools were all smiles as the entered they Drake Field House on their campus of Mercer University in Macon and for good reason. They were representing Houston County, Mary Persons, Lee County, and Jones County High Schools, the newest additions to the Metro PCS Corky Kell Kickoff Classic lineup...
PHOTOS: MetroPCS Corky Kell 2016 Press ConferenceThe 25th edition of the MetroPCS Corky Kell Classic will kick off the 2016 football season in the heart of Georgia with two games at Mercer University in Macon, GA. This is the first time the event will be played outside the metro Atlanta area and the games will take place on Thurs, Aug 18th at Mercer's Five-Star Stadium. Check out the pics from the press conference as the coaches all signed on the dotted line...
Sam Crenshaw: Top Recruits Uncommitted With Signing Day NearNational Signing Day is coming up on February 3rd, and with that in mind college recruiters are working feverishly to make sure that high school seniors who are verbally committed stay true, while keeping an eye out for those who are uncommitted or have had a change of heart. It is that uncommitted or changed recruit who can elevate a school’s recruiting class from good to great...
Jamie Walker: The "Real" AJ Takes Center StageOutside of my duties as producer and blogger duties here at Sports Radio 92.9 The Game, I have been in education and coaching for the past 14 years. I was blessed in June with a new job at Salem High School in Conyers, Georgia where I serve as a teacher along with Varsity Runningbacks Coach..........
Walker: "Unsigned Hype" Justin Marshall of Salem High SchoolOur 1st "Unsigned Hype" High School Football Player is Justin Marshall of Salem High School. The Seminoles are off to a blazing 4-0 start and Marshall is one of the major offensive reasons for this happening...
Sam Crenshaw: The Ridge Rises To Shake Up Week 4When looking at area high school preseason schedules, the Peachtree Ridge schedule leaps off the page. The Lions live in Region 7-AAAAAA, with a final four games that are a Murder's Row of...
Woodward Academy Prevails In OT Thriller in Week 3It may have only been week 3, but there were a number of high school football games around the metro Atlanta area that had that postseason feel. One of them was at St Pius, where the...
Jamie Walker: The "Unsigned Hypes" of Metro Atlanta High School FootballMetro Atlanta for a very long time has been one of the "hot beds" for high school football talent. Depending on what publication you view, the Atlanta Metro Area is either listed as...
Sam Crenshaw: Shocker On The Southside Highlights Week 2I wish that I could say that I saw it coming, but I can't. After watching Sandy Creek dismantle Creekview at the Corky Kell Classic, I got the feeling that it could be another one of...
Same Crenshaw: First Week Impressions Could Be LastingThe first weekend of high school football in Georgia is in the record books. Here in the Metro Atlanta area we have an event that annually marks the season's start, it's called the...

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