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Dropstep ATL: Do Or Die 2nd Half for the Hawks!

Dropstep ATL: Do Or Die 2nd Half for the Hawks!

The Hawks have some things to figure out as they make a push to the playoffs in the 2nd half of the season. “Hometeam” Brandon Leak, Joe Hamilton and Houston Jemison break down the Hawks strengths and weaknesses and what it’s going to take to get back to the playoffs. They’ll also touch on LeBron…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 »

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 »

Sports Media Watchdog: Tim Tebow, NASCAR, and the NBA All-star game

Sports Media Watchdog: Tim Tebow, NASCAR, and the NBA All-star game

Feb.19, 2021 – BY MATT EDGAR 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – Notes From The Corner Office / Sports Media Watchdog • Tim Tebow is retiring from baseball. There’s been enough shots taken at him with that news, and I certainly understand why, but separate of his failed baseball career, is it just me that finds…read more »

Atlanta has All-Star concerns, Spurs have 4 players positive

Atlanta has All-Star concerns, Spurs have 4 players positive

By TIM REYNOLDS The San Antonio Spurs are dealing with a coronavirus outbreak among four players, the NBA said Tuesday, meaning the team will not play until the middle of next week at the earliest. Meanwhile, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms — whose city was picked to play host to the NBA All-Star Game and…read more »

LeBron warned for flopping; NBA also warns teammate Kuzma

LeBron warned for flopping; NBA also warns teammate Kuzma

NEW YORK (AP) — LeBron James was warned Saturday for violating the NBA’s anti-flopping rule after a play in which the superstar appeared to fall dramatically with little or no contact. The league also warned teammate Kyle Kuzma for flopping in the same game, the Los Angeles Lakers’ 115-105 victory over Memphis on Friday. James…read more »

Shaq’s Atlanta Krispy Kreme damaged by fire

Shaq’s Atlanta Krispy Kreme damaged by fire

ATLANTA (AP) — A historic Krispy Kreme Doughnuts store in Atlanta owned by basketball star Shaquille O’Neal that dates back to the mid-1960s was engulfed in flames early Wednesday, heavily damaging the structure. Atlanta fire crews responded to the iconic restaurant on Ponce de Leon Avenue shortly after midnight, news outlets reported. Video posted on…read more »

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