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 23: Alejandro De Aza #16, Curtis Granderson #3, and Juan Lagares #12 (L-R) of the New York Mets celebrate after the game against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on April 23, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Credit: Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Braves Battered By Mets 8-2 For Fourth Straight Loss

Steven Matz scattered nine hits over seven innings and the New York Mets won their seventh straight game at Turner Field with an 8-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Saturday.

92.9 The Game–04/23/2016

BOSTON, MA - NOVEMBER 13: Assistant coach Kenny Atkinson of the Atlanta Hawks looks on during the second half against the Boston Celtics at TD Garden on November 13, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. The Celtics defeat the Hawks 106-93. 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: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Hawks Asst. Atkinson Tapped For Nets’ Top Job

The Brooklyn Nets have hired Hawks assistant Kenny Atkinson as their new coach. Atkinson spent the last four seasons in Atlanta, with the Hawks making the playoffs each year. Before that, he was an assistant for the New York Knicks for four seasons…

92.9 The Game–04/17/2016

MIAMI, FL - APRIL 17: The Atlanta Braves celebrate their 10 inning 6-5 win against the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park on April 17, 2016 in Miami, Florida. (Credit: Eliot J. Schechter/Getty Images)

Braves Go Extras For Series Sweep Of Marlins

Mallex Smith delivered a game-winning RBI single in the top of the 10th inning on Sunday as the Atlanta Braves defeated the Miami Marlins 6-5 at Marlins Park.

92.9 The Game–04/17/2016

ATLANTA, GA - APRIL 16:  Kent Bazemore #24 of the Atlanta Hawks shoots the ball against the Boston Celtics in Game One of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2016 NBA Playoffs on April 16, 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: Scott Cunningham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Hawks Hang On For 102-101 Game One Win Over Celtics

Al Horford scored 24 points, grabbed 11 rebounds and made multiple hustle plays down the stretch, allowing Atlanta to escape with a 102-101 win Saturday in Game 1 of an Eastern Conference playoffs series against Boston.

92.9 The Game–04/17/2016

MIAMI, FL - APRIL 16:  Jason Grilli #39 of the Atlanta Braves celebrates his save with teammate A.J. Pierzynski after Grilli struck out Giancarlo Stanton #27 of the Miami Marlins  to end the game at Marlins Park on April 16, 2016 in Miami, Florida. The Braves won the game 6-4.  (Credit: Joe Skipper/Getty Images)

Braves Beat Marlins 6-4 For Second Straight Win

Nick Markakis drove in three runs to lead the Atlanta Braves past the Miami Marlins 6-4 on Saturday at Marlins Park…

92.9 The Game–04/16/2016

G-Day / 93K-Day 2016 In Athens

Record Crowd Enjoys Smart, Eason Debuts At G-Day

The Kirby Smart era went off with a bang Saturday as the Black team beat the Red team 34-14 in front of a record 93,000 fans at G-Day…

92.9 The Game–04/16/2016

AUGUSTA, GEORGIA - APRIL 10:  Jordan Spieth of the United States reacts after finishing on the 18th green during the final round of the 2016 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 10, 2016 in Augusta, Georgia.  (Credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

Masters Meltdown! Quadruple Bogey Ends Spieth’s Repeat Bid At Augusta

Nine holes away from history, defending Masters champion Jordan Spieth threw it all away in a collapse around Amen Corner that was shocking even by Augusta National standards. He played the opening three holes of the back nine in 6 over par, including a quadruple bogey at the 12th…

92.9 The Game–04/10/2016

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

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