It was bound to happen at some point, because these things are cyclical.
ATLANTA - If you ever wanted to know why some teams succeed and others seem so hopelessly lost in today's NFL, here was your answer. Two teams on parallel tracks heading in opposite directions, taking the form of Dan Synder's Discontents vs. the Blue-Collar Birds.
The Red Elephant faithful is one agitated fanbase this week. You can hear the indignation in the members' voices when they call to talk about what they read in the paper or what they heard around town.
Somebody's going to beat Florida this year.
What's the difference between hiking and wandering around in the woods?
Unless you're a fan of old-school football - as in the era of leather helmets and meaningful Ivy League games - it may not be the prettiest thing to watch.
Must-win is a phrase that gets tossed around a lot.
On Thursday morning, Gilberto Espinoza is right where he expected to be.
In this business we're not supposed to care about who wins or loses. We're there to cover the games, tell readers what happened, and write about the players and coaches the community cares about. The scoreboard isn't supposed to be a concern for us, and most of the time that's the way it works.
ATLANTA - So much for what was supposed to happen.
Sports and politics, America's two favorite pasttimes, are often compared, and for obvious reasons.
Last week's loss was a tough one for Paul Friel to choke down. His Johnson team had gone toe to toe with North Hall, one of the area's top teams, and didn't back down. The Knights even outgained the Trojans by more than 100 yards but still suffered a 17-point defeat due to an abundance of self-inflicted wounds. <font ...
Maybe it's just me, but Fridays in the fall feel different than any other day in any other season.
Frank Wren might be a bad guy, but Braves fans should count that among their blessings.
The sound you might have heard coming from South Hall on Thursday was the first shoe dropping. Now, Falcons fans sit and wait for the other one.