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For The Hawks: Stop with the doom and gloom! – BY DAN MATHEWS

For The Hawks: Stop with the doom and gloom! – BY DAN MATHEWS

June 30th, 2021 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – The Hawks are potentially two wins away from a trip to the NBA Finals. Is that something we thought we’d say in 2021? The Hawks overcame the odds and brought their Eastern Conference Finals series to 2-2 with the Milwaukee Bucks. The 110-88 final is not one…read more »

I Got To Thinking About Something – BY MATT EDGAR

I Got To Thinking About Something – BY MATT EDGAR

April 1, 2021 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – The Final Four is all set and it’s been two weeks since our ninth seeded Yellow Jackets fell in the First Round of the NCAA Men’s basketball Tournament to eighth seeded Loyola Chicago. Despite the loss, we all felt pretty good about things on The Flats and…read more »

We’ve Have A Spring Surprise Headed Our Way!

We’ve Have A Spring Surprise Headed Our Way!

March 8, 2021 – BY MATT EDGAR 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – Things are starting to ramp up quite a bit in our little ole world of Atlanta sports. The Braves are more than a week into Grapefruit League play. The Yellow Jackets have won six in a row as they head into the ACC…read more »

GA Tech’s Moses Wright Named ACC Player of the Year

GA Tech’s Moses Wright Named ACC Player of the Year

Alvarado named Defensive Player of the Year; Wright, Alvarado, Devoe earn All-ACC honors March 8, 2021 – GA Tech Athletics – Greensboro, N.C. – Georgia Tech’s Moses Wright was named Atlantic Coast Conference Player of the Year and earned a spot on the All-ACC first team, and Jose Alvarado was voted the ACC’s Defensive Player…read more »

Turns out we needed the NBA All-Star Game

Turns out we needed the NBA All-Star Game

March 8, 2021 BY DAN MATHEWS 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – I don’t know about you, but I enjoyed last night’s NBA All-Star Game.  Was it the most polished game of basketball? No. It never is.  But I think more importantly, it showed us that normalcy in sports and life are even closer. Sure, we…read more »

Dropstep Podcast: Dissecting Trae Young’s game.

Dropstep Podcast: Dissecting Trae Young’s game.

Atlanta Hawks’ Trae Young (11) drives to the basket against Cleveland Cavaliers’ Isaac Okoro (35) in the second half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021, in Cleveland. The Cavaliers won 112-111. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak) Today, it’s all about the Atlanta Hawks’ Trae Young: How does he become a better closer? What are…read more »

GA Tech basketball is not lacking confidence… How refreshing!

GA Tech basketball is not lacking confidence… How refreshing!

Feb. 28, 2021 BY DAN MATHEWS 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – This Georgia Tech team believes they are good and can win any game.  Who can blame them right now? They’ve won four straight games and have played themselves into strong consideration for making the NCAA Tournament. They’ve also beaten four ranked teams this season. …read more »

Hawks: Lloyd Pierce gets a pass…For now

Hawks: Lloyd Pierce gets a pass…For now

Feb. 26, 2021 – BY DAN MATHEWS 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – I’ll give Lloyd Pierce a pass… For now A lot of us had hoped that the Hawks would be better than 13-18 at this point of the season.  The calls for the organization to move on from Lloyd Pierce as head coach and…read more »

Shame on Adam Silver!

Shame on Adam Silver!

Feb. 24, 2021 – BY MATT EDGAR 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – I’m not really a Trae Young fan, I admit that, but I’ve got his back on this one! Tuesday night Trae was left off the Eastern Conference reserves and Adam Silver should be ashamed of himself! First, he has the stupid idea of…read more »

Camara rallies Georgia over No. 20 Missouri 80-70

Camara rallies Georgia over No. 20 Missouri 80-70

By The Associated Press ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Toumani Camara scored 15 points, including a big three-point play, and Georgia rallied to beat No. 20 Missouri 80-70 on Tuesday night. Missouri (13-6, 6-6 Southeastern Conference) lost its third straight game. It blew a 48-35 lead following a dominant start to the second half. Justin Kier…read more »

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