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.

 

On The Independent Wrestling-Autograph Signing Trail

92-9 the Game’s Tony Schiavone spent a weekend reconnecting with fans and attending his first independent wrestling show. For him, it was a memorable two days…

92.9 The Game–06/13/2017

Ric Flair And Me

92-9 The Game’s Tony Schiavone looks back on many of the moments he spent at the side of the Nature Boy Ric Flair

92.9 The Game–05/12/2017

Locked And Loaded: Braves’ Pitching In The Minors Has Been Incredible

92-9 The Game’s Tony Schiavone says Braves fans need to take notice of what is happening in the minor leagues in this young season…

92.9 The Game–05/05/2017

A Low-Key Ryan Howard Hopes to Make an Impact with Braves

92-9 The Game’s Tony Schiavone says Ryan Howard has made his much anticipated debut in Gwinnett. But how long will it be before he joins the Atlanta Braves?

92.9 The Game–04/27/2017

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

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