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!

during the first inning against the New York Mets at Turner Field on June 21, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Braves Trade Uribe, Kelly Johnson To Rival Mets

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Mets have acquired infielder Juan Uribe, outfielder Kelly Johnson and cash considerations from the Atlanta Braves for minor league pitchers John Gant and Rob Whalen. The Mets announced […]

92.9 The Game–07/25/2015

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 11: Serena Williams of the United States celebrates after victory over Garbine Murguruza of Spain during the Final of the Ladies Singles on day twelve of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 11, 2015 in London, England. (Credit: Alex Broadway/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

Williams Wins Wimbledon For ‘Serena Slam’

LONDON (AP) — Serena Williams let herself briefly bask in the joy of a sixth Wimbledon championship, 21st Grand Slam singles trophy overall and fourth consecutive major title Saturday, even balancing the winner’s silver dish […]

92.9 The Game–07/11/2015

VANCOUVER, BC - JULY 05:  Lauren Holiday #12 and Carli Lloyd #10 of the United States celebrate with teammates after Lloyd scores her second goal against Japan in the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 Final at BC Place Stadium on July 5, 2015 in Vancouver, Canada.  (Credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Team USA Brings Fireworks, Wins Third Women’s World Cup

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Team USA sits atop the women’s soccer world. In an offensive explosion rarely seen in soccer, the Americans scored four goals in the opening 16 minutes — three on a […]

92.9 The Game–07/05/2015

during the final round of the 115th U.S. Open Championship at Chambers Bay on June 21, 2015 in University Place, Washington.

Spieth Wins U.S. Open After D. Johnson Three-Putt

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. (AP) — Jordan Spieth has won the U.S. Open after Dustin Johnson three-putted from 12 feet on the final hole at Chambers Bay with a chance to win the championship himself. Spieth […]

92.9 The Game–06/21/2015

ATLANTA, GA - JUNE 20: A.J. Pierzynski #15 of the Atlanta Braves scores on a sixth inning sacrifice fly as he collides with catcher Travis d'Arnaud #7 of the New York Mets at Turner Field on June 20, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Credit: Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Pierzynski, Braves Slide Past Mets 6-4

ATLANTA (AP) — Andrelton Simmons got four hits for the Atlanta Braves in a 6-4 win Saturday night over the New York Mets 6-4, who lost their fourth in a row and catcher Travis d’Arnaud […]

92.9 The Game–06/20/2015

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HOLMES: Top Five Takeaways From The Hawks’ Game One Win

ATLANTA – As just about everyone expected, the Atlanta Hawks took Game One of their Eastern Conference Quarterfinal series Sunday night 99-92 against Brooklyn. What many fans didn’t anticipate was how close the game would […]

92.9 The Game–04/20/2015

The Masters - Final Round

HOLMES: Speith The Right Player At The Right Time For American Golf

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Golf got its best possible result Sunday at Augusta National. No, there was no sudden death playoff. No one holed out to win it on 18. And yes, someone not named Tiger, […]

92.9 The Game–04/12/2015

The Masters - Final Round

Jordan Spieth Wins Masters At 21 With Record-Tying Score

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Jordan Spieth romped to his first major championship with a record-tying performance at the Masters on Sunday, shooting an 18-under 270 to become the first wire-to-wire winner of the green jacket […]

92.9 The Game–04/12/2015

Pittsburgh Pirates v Atlanta Braves

HOLMES: Kimbrel Trade Has Braves Fans Feeling Nostalgic For Frank Wren Era

ATLANTA – If the Atlanta Braves were not already in “rebuild” mode, they certainly are now. Fox’s Ken Rosenthal reported Sunday evening the Braves and San Diego Padres had agreed on a trade that will […]

92.9 The Game–04/05/2015

Michigan State v Virginia

HOLMES: Tom Izzo Again Proves He’s Best Coach In America

Tom Izzo is the best coach in college basketball. Period. End of story. End of discussion. Izzo’s mastery of his craft was as evident as ever Sunday afternoon as his seventh-seeded Michigan State team knocked […]

92.9 The Game–03/22/2015

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