SPORTS BRIEFS: Braves John Smultz headed to the Hall of Fame

Former Atlanta Braves pitching ace John Smoltz got the call this week that every former pro ball player hope to receiver – the Hall of Fame call.

CAU, Morehouse cagers post big conference wins

Both Tony Lamarr’s Clark Atlanta University Panthers and Grady Brewer’s Morehouse Maroon Tigers posted significant conference wins Monday, January 5 in separate home gam

Falcons fire Smith after 2nd straight losing season

ATLANTA (AP) – The Mike Smith era of the Atlanta Falcons came to a not surprising close on Monday morning. Smith was fired as the Atlanta Falcons’ coach one day after the end of his second straight losing season and ...

Blank: "This is About The Future"

Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank holds a news conference announcing the firing of head coach Mike Smith.

Falcons hoping for 0-0 fresh start in playoffs

Atlanta Falcons players have been wearing 1-0 shirts in recent weeks as a reminder to focus on one game instead of their ugly record.

CAU, Morehouse seasons end this weekend Tigers hosts Kentucky state, CAU visits Stillman

The Clark Atlanta University Panthers, fresh off a homecoming win, travel to Tuscaloosa, Al. this weekend to face the Stillman Tigers. Ted Keaton’s Tigers want to break a five game losing streak. Their last was a 48-31 road victory over ...

Falcons' Smith says job security not a concern

Coach Mike Smith isn't shying away from criticism as the Atlanta Falcons fall apart for the second straight year.

Both AUC teams home this weekend; CAU celebrates homecoming

Atlanta University Center football fans will get the opportunity this time to see both Clark Atlanta University and Morehouse College in action this weekend without having to flip a coin to determine which of the games they will attend.

Morehouse hosts Albany State for homecoming; CAU hosts Benedict

Expect traffic delays in the area of the Atlanta University Center Saturday as two grid-iron clashes will take place at the same time. Morehouse and Spelman Colleges will be celebrating homecoming which always brings an overcapacity crowd to game. The ...

Mays loses to Creekside, falls to third in VOICE poll

The Mays Raiders dropped their first ball game in four weeks and their second of the season last week, 13-7 to Creekside.

Morehouse in pivotal battle with Tuskegee, CAU host College of Faith

Morehouse College, enjoying their best won-loss in two seasons, faces a pivotal contest this weekend versus the Golden Tigers of Tuskegee University in the 79th annual Morehouse-Tuskegee classic, formerly known as the Columbus Classic.

NBA still must deal with the race issue

ATLANTA (AP) - While the NFL was rightfully being hammered over turning a blind eye to domestic violence, the NBA got a bit of a pass on its latest brouhaha.

Hawks begin training camp with plenty of turmoil

ATLANTA (AP) _ Growing more and more uncomfortable with a line of questioning that had nothing to do with what's happening on the court for the Atlanta Hawks, coach Mike Budenholzer turned toward one of his handlers Monday and asked, ...


“This afternoon, Danny Ferry requested, and I have approved, taking an indefinite leave of absence, effective immediately.

Atlanta Hawks discipline GM Ferry for racist comments

The Atlanta Hawks are sticking with general manager Danny Ferry even though the team's new majority owner wants him fired for racially charged comments about Luol Deng.