Tony Schiavone

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Tony Schiavone is Sports Writer and Baseball Analyst for 92-9 The Game. Before that, he spent 13 years as the Sports Director in radio here in Atlanta. He can be heard on the Georgia Bulldogs Football Network handling various pre-game interviews. He is also in the third year of being the producer and engineer of all UGA football broadcasts. Additionally, he was host of the Mark Richt Report heard on all stations on the ‘Bulldogs Network.’ He also spent eight years as the producer/engineer of all UGA men’s basketball broadcasts.

Schiavone currently is also the play-by-play voice of the Gwinnett Braves, Atlanta’s Triple-A affiliate; a job he has held ever since the team’s inception in 2009.

Schiavone’s past duties have included hosting the pregame and postgame shows on the Atlanta Braves Radio Network as well as handling color commentary on the Atlanta Hawks Radio Network.

Prior to his years in Atlanta radio, he was the host of WCW Monday Nitro on TNT and WCW Thunder on TBS. He spent 10 years with Turner Broadcasting as TV host and was the host of Monday Nitro when it was consistently one of the top-rated weekly cable television programs. Schiavone has appeared in the motion picture “Ready to Rumble,” released by Warner Brothers in 2000, and appeared in the HBO series Arli$$ in 1998. He is a member of SAG.

He also spent one year working for WWE as the play by play announcer for “WWE Challenge” and various matches on “WWE Prime Time Wrestling.” He also was the play by play announcer for “WWE SummerSlam in 1989 and “WWE Royal Rumble” in 1990. His off-air duties included being the producer for all “Coliseum” home videos for WWE.

Schiavone began his broadcasting career doing high school football and basketball play-by-play on WTON in Staunton, Virginia while studying at James Madison University. Upon graduation, he was hired as the play by play broadcaster for the Greensboro Hornets of the Class-A South Atlantic League. He then spent four years as the play by play broadcaster of the Charlotte O’s of the Double-A Southern League.

He and his wife, Lois, have five children: Matt, Laurie, Chris, Jon and Tim; three grandchildren: Olivia, Lizzie and Jackson; and four dogs: Dooley, Pip, Chewy and Bonnie.

 

Top 5 Best Ever NBA Playoff Performances

92-9 The Game’s Tony Schiavone says great players make great, memorable moments in the NBA Playoffs, but what are the five best performances of all time?

92.9 The Game–04/19/2017

Top 5 Best Individual Performances in the NCAA Basketball Tournament

92-9 The Game’s Tony Schiavone looks back at the greatest performances by a player in the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament…

92.9 The Game–03/23/2017

Top 5 Biggest First Round Upsets in the NCAA Tournament

92-9 The Game’s Tony Schiavone says some of the greatest memories of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament are made right in the very first round…

92.9 The Game–03/16/2017

Top 5 Greatest ACC Basketball Players of All Time

92-9 The Game’s Tony Schiavone takes a look back at the best men’s basketball players in Atlantic Coast Conference history…

92.9 The Game–03/10/2017

Top 5 Best ACC Tournament Championship Games of All Time

As we approach another ACC Basketball Tournament, 92-9 The Game’s Tony Schiavone takes us back to the best championship games ever played…

92.9 The Game–03/01/2017

Top 5 Worst NBA Trades of All Time

Heading to the 2017 NBA trade deadline, 92-9 The Game’s Tony Schiavone takes us back to the worst trades ever made in the NBA, though not all came at the “deadline…”

92.9 The Game–02/22/2017

Top 5 Greatest NBA Teams of All-Time

92-9 The Game’s Tony Schiavone takes a look back at the “Top 5” best NBA teams of all time…

92.9 The Game–02/14/2017

Top 5 Greatest Super Bowls of All Time

As we approach the final countdown to the Atlanta Falcons and New England Patriots in Super Bowl LI, 92-9 The Game’s Tony Schiavone takes us back to the five greatest Super Bowl games ever played…

92.9 The Game–02/03/2017

In Bill Belichick’s Shadow at Super Bowl LI

92-9 The Game’s Tony Schiavone says Dan Quinn has a ways to go, but he’s already making strides towards being one of the top coaches in the NFL…

92.9 The Game–01/31/2017

The Road to the Super Bowl Always Starts in the Trenches

92-9 The Game’s Tony Schiavone says the o-line play of the Falcons will be the key to winning Sunday, as it always is…

92.9 The Game–01/30/2017

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