Mitch Evans

LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 13 : Bryan Davis #11 and Trent Lockett #5 of the NBA D-League battle for position against Walter Tavares #22 of the Atlanta Hawks at the Samsung NBA Summer League 2014 on July 13, 2014 at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. 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 2014 NBAE (Credit: Jack Arent/NBAE via Getty Images)

Mitch Evans: “Bigger IS better.”

As soon as I heard the news, I went right to Twitter and made my apology. Walter Tavares had been signed to a 3-year contract, and the big 7-footer would thus be coming to the […]

92.9 The Game–07/02/2015

DARLINGTON, SC - MAY 13:  A view of a Confederate flag during the NASCAR Nextel Cup Series Dodge Avenger 500 on May 13, 2007 at Darlington Raceway in Darlington, South Carolina.   (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Mitch Evans: Confederate Flag Flap Turns Into NASCAR Flop

It was one of the very first tenets I promised myself I would ascribe to upon embarking on this journey as a sports talk radio host. Always opine with conviction about the topics and issues […]

92.9 The Game–06/24/2015

CLEVELAND, OH - JUNE 11:  Andre Iguodala #9 and Stephen Curry #30 help Shaun Livingston #34 of the Golden State Warriors to his feet during Game Four of the 2015 NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers at Quicken Loans Arena on June 11, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio.  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 Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Mitch Evans: Top 5 Reasons Why The Warriors Routed The Cavs In Game 4

After the Cavaliers won Game 3 of the NBA Finals to take a 2-1 series lead, Cleveland fans celebrated like they had already won the championship. Funny, but shouldn’t they know better than that? Must-win […]

92.9 The Game–06/12/2015

ATLANTA, GA - APRIL 28:  Jason Grilli #39 of the Atlanta Braves reacts in the dugout after giving up a three-run homer and the lead in the top of the ninth to the Washington Nationals at Turner Field on April 28, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Mitch Evans: How Do The Braves Spell Relief? (They Don’t)

When the Braves traded away Craig Kimbrel to the Padres on the eve of the 2015 season beginning, the prevailing thought among those in Braves Country was: “How are we going to close games now?” […]

92.9 The Game–06/05/2015

ATLANTA, GA - MARCH 27: DeMarre Carroll #5 of the Atlanta Hawks handles the ball against the Miami Heat on March 27, 2015 at Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Mitch Evans: What A Season, What’s Next, For The Hawks

For a multitude of reasons, it was the greatest season in Atlanta Hawks history. A first-ever trip to the Eastern Conference Finals. A franchise record 60 wins. An NBA season-best 19-game winning streak that included […]

92.9 The Game–05/29/2015

Super Bowl XLVI

Mitch Evans: Tom Terrific No Longer

Once upon a time ago, Tom Brady was The Golden Boy. But not anymore. Oh sure, even at the advanced age of 37 he can still play the heck out of the quarterback position. And […]

92.9 The Game–05/08/2015

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Mitch Evans: “Artie would have loved all of this.”

Artie would’ve loved all of this. This being right now, when the confluence of a big fight, a big horse race, the NFL Draft, NBA and NHL playoff games, and some still-early season baseball games […]

92.9 The Game–04/30/2015

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Mitch Evans: “Winston Legs Another One Out.”

The ol’ Jameis Winston shoplifting story apparently has… ahem… legs. That’s right, as in crab legs. Nearly a year after the April 29, 2014 incident at a Publix store in Tallahassee broke — and with a […]

92.9 The Game–04/22/2015

Brooklyn Nets v Atlanta Hawks

NBA Playoffs First Round: The Clairvoyant One, Mitch Evans, Speaks

What will happen in the upcoming NBA playoffs? Will the Spurs repeat as champions, or will the Warriors block their path to history? Can LeBron and the Cavaliers bring long-awaited glory to Cleveland? Do the […]

92.9 The Game–04/17/2015

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Mitch Evans: Craig Kimbrel Is Not Mariano Rivera

For all the folks in Braves Country that bemoaned the eve of the season opening trade that sent Craig Kimbrel to San Diego, I understand the despair. President of Baseball Operations John Hart swore up […]

92.9 The Game–04/08/2015

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