Matt Holmes

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Matt Holmes
Host, Weekends 2 a.m.-6 a.m.

Bio: Matt Holmes has been a proud Atlantan since 2009. He came south after stints covering news and sports in markets like Charlottesville, Nashville and Washington, DC. Matt’s first stop in Atlanta was at 11Alive News, where he produced the morning show and was a regular contributor to the Wake Up with Chesley program. He found his way back to his passion — sports — once 92.9 the Game started up in 2012. A proud graduate of the University of Maryland, Matt won National Championship (2002) and ACC Championship (2004) rings as a student manager for the men’s basketball team. He may also be the only man in the history of the ACC to get into a fistfight with the Demon Deacon mascot after a game at Wake Forest. Most importantly, Matt is a lifelong Braves fan, having grown up rooting for the Triple-A affiliate in his hometown of Richmond.

You can email Matt at matt.holmes@cbsradio.com or follow him on Twitter @mattterp2005. Make sure to catch his show every Saturday morning from 2-6 a.m. on Sportsradio 92.9 the Game!

ATLANTA, GA - APRIL 10: Yadier Molina #4 of the St. Louis Cardinals is congratulated by Randal Grichuk #15 after scoring a ninth inning run against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on April 10, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Credit: Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Braves Streak Runs To Five With 12-7 Loss To St. Louis

The Cardinals scored twice after two outs in the eighth inning to take the lead and added five runs in the ninth to complete their first three-game sweep in Atlanta since 1988 with a 12-7 victory on Sunday…

92.9 The Game–04/10/2016

AUGUSTA, GEORGIA - APRIL 09:  Jordan Spieth (L) of the United States shakes hands with Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland on the 18th green during the third round of the 2016 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 9, 2016 in Augusta, Georgia.  (Credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Spieth Holds Masters 54 Hole Lead For Third Straight Year

Despite a frustrating finish to his third round, Jordan Spieth is 18 holes away from winning his second consecutive green jacket Sunday at Augusta…

92.9 The Game–04/10/2016

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Braves Lose Fourth Straight 12-2 To St. Louis

Right-hander Carlos Martinez won his first start of the season and drove in two runs to help the St. Louis Cardinals defeat the Atlanta Braves 12-2 on Saturday…

92.9 The Game–04/10/2016

HOUSTON, TEXAS - APRIL 02:  Brice Johnson #11 of the North Carolina Tar Heels dunks the ball in the second half against the Syracuse Orange during the NCAA Men's Final Four Semifinal at NRG Stadium on April 2, 2016 in Houston, Texas.  (Credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Tar Heels Slam Syracuse 83-66, Advance To National Title Game

North Carolina showed why it’s the only No. 1 seed left standing as the Tar Heels repelled a Syracuse comeback that other lesser foes failed to stop. North Carolina tore through the Syracuse zone and clamped down on the Orange on defense as the Tar Heels claimed an 83-66 victory in an NCAA Tournament semifinal Saturday night at NRG Stadium…

92.9 The Game–04/03/2016

HOUSTON, TEXAS - APRIL 02:  Jalen Brunson #1 of the Villanova Wildcats shoots the ball in the second half against the Oklahoma Sooners during the NCAA Men's Final Four Semifinal at NRG Stadium on April 2, 2016 in Houston, Texas.  (Credit: Robert Deutsch - Pool/Getty Images)

Hot Shots! ‘Nova Scorches The Nets In Record-Setting Final Four Win

Guard Josh Hart scored 23 points, leading the Wildcats’ 71 percent shooting from the field in a 95-51 rout of the Sooners in an NCAA Tournament semifinal on Saturday evening at NRG Stadium…

92.9 The Game–04/02/2016

ATLANTA, GEORGIA - APRIL 01:  LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers dunks against the Atlanta Hawks at Philips Arena on April 1, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia.  NOTE TO USER User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

LeBron, Cavs Sink Hawks’ Comeback Bid 110-108 In OT

LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers tried to put the Atlanta Hawks away in the first half, building a commanding 21-point lead in the second quarter, but ended up needing overtime to get the job done…

92.9 The Game–04/02/2016

NASHVILLE, TN - MARCH 13:  Mark Fox the head coach of the Georgia Bulldogs gives instructions to his team against the South Carolina Gamecocks during the quarterfinals of the SEC Basketball Tournament at Bridgestone Arena on March 13, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee.  (Credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Georgia Hoops Season Ends In NIT Loss To St. Mary’s

Freshman center Evan Fitzner scored nine of his 13 points during a 66-second span of the second half to help Saint Mary’s pull away for a 77-65 victory over Georgia on Sunday in NIT second-round action at Moraga, Calif…

92.9 The Game–03/20/2016

ATLANTA, GA - MARCH 19:  Tim Hardaway Jr. #10 of the Atlanta Hawks shoots the ball against the Houston Rockets on March 19, 2016 at Philips Center in Atlanta, Georgia.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2016 NBAE (Credit: Scott Cunningham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Hardaway, Bench Lead Hawks To Fifth Straight Win, 109-97 Over Rockets

After being missing in action for the first half of the season, Tim Hardaway Jr. is beginning to show why the Atlanta Hawks were willing to trade a first-round draft pick for him. Hardaway played only four games and served two terms in the D-League before he worked his way into the rotation in January. He’s since become a steady contributor and Saturday scored 20 points for the second consecutive game and played a key role in the team’s fifth straight win…

92.9 The Game–03/20/2016

DES MOINES, IA - MARCH 19: Yogi Ferrell #11 and Max Bielfeldt #0 of the Indiana Hoosiers celebrate defeating Kentucky Wildcats 73 to 67 during the second round of the 2016 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Wells Fargo Arena on March 19, 2016 in Des Moines, Iowa. (Credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Hit The Road, ‘Cats! IU Sinks UK In NCAA Tourney

Indiana sent shockwaves inside Wells Fargo Arena and through the college basketball world on Saturday, as the fifth-seeded Hoosiers stunned the fourth-seeded Kentucky Wildcats in the second round of the East Regional, 73-67…

92.9 The Game–03/19/2016

ATLANTA, GA  - MARCH 13: Al Horford #15 and Kyle Korver #26 of the Atlanta Hawks during the game against the Indiana Pacers on March 13, 2016 at Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2016 NBAE (Credit: Juan Ocampo/NBAE via Getty Images)

Hawks Coast Past Pacers 104-75 On 92-9 The Game Night

The Atlanta Hawks earned a split of the four-game season series against Indiana by continuing their home dominance of the Pacers on Sunday night. The Hawks closed the third quarter on a 30-5 run to make the game a rout and rolled to a 104-75 victory for their 16th win in the past 17 regular-season home games against Indiana…

92.9 The Game–03/13/2016

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