| More Sports Board|| Turner Entertainment president to become CEO/co-owner of Atlanta Hawks - Wally Sparks on 4/14/14 at 1:50 pm|
[quote]The Hawks took a major step in their effort to re-brand their franchise.
Steve Koonin, currently the president of Turner Entertainment Networks, was named a co-owner and C...
| O-T Lounge|| O-T rating for patron that ran across the 10th green at Augusta - Wally Sparks on 4/13/14 at 7:56 pm|
| O-T Lounge|| For you Atlanta-area OTers, WSB traffic reporter Capt. Herb Emory passes away - Wally Sparks on 4/12/14 at 10:06 pm|
He was only 61. RIP
| Fark Board|| Bubba Watson at the Masters - Wally Sparks on 4/12/14 at 10:51 am|
| More Sports Board|| Apparently Roger Goodell likes golf - Wally Sparks on 4/10/14 at 2:37 pm|
| More Sports Board|| Georgia State eyeing Turner Field property after Braves move - Wally Sparks on 4/9/14 at 8:25 am|
[quote]ATLANTA -- The president of Georgia State University said that he sees a lot of potential in the Turner Field property.
Since his arrival in 2009, Dr. Mark Becker has overseen some...
| More Sports Board|| Lawsuit poses threat to new Falcons stadium project - Wally Sparks on 4/7/14 at 10:11 am|
[quote]ATLANTA-- A lawsuit being pursued by a lawyer with a history of delaying development projects in Atlanta could hold up the new Falcons stadium indefinitely.
| O-T Lounge|| Caption this photo: Will, Kate, and George in New Zealand - Wally Sparks on 4/7/14 at 7:54 am|
| More Sports Board|| View of the Final Four court from the top row at Jerryworld - Wally Sparks on 4/4/14 at 7:52 pm|
| More Sports Board|| The John Rocker Story 15 Years Later - Wally Sparks on 4/4/14 at 12:28 pm|
Pretty good piece written by the guy who wrote the original SI article in 1999 (Bleacher Report, I know).
[quote]Nearly 15 years have passed. Which—as anyone who has watched one...
| O-T Lounge|| ATM glitch in Maine gives homeless man $37,000 - Wally Sparks on 4/4/14 at 8:07 am|
[quote]SOUTH PORTLAND (WGME) -- It's something we've all imagined at one time or another, going to an ATM and having the machine mistakenly spit out thousands of ...
| O-T Lounge|| NASA cuts contact with Russia, except for space station - Wally Sparks on 4/3/14 at 10:26 am|
[quote]April 2, 2014 — NASA has halted all communication with its counterparts in Russia — with the notable exception of still jointly operating the International Space Station — in response to Russia'...
| O-T Lounge|| World's tallest Ferris wheel opens in Vegas today - Wally Sparks on 3/31/14 at 10:10 am|
[quote]LAS VEGAS -- At 550 feet, the highest point on the highest observation wheel in the world, Tony Anouvongs takes a selfie and sends it to his 16-...
| More Sports Board|| Unique challenge of new Braves stadium in Cobb County excites architect - Wally Sparks on 3/28/14 at 7:11 am|
| More Sports Board|| Jim Kelly to undergo surgery for cancer recurrence - Wally Sparks on 3/25/14 at 7:48 am|
[quote]BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – Jim Kelly and his family are in New York City as the Hall of Fame quarterback is preparing to undergo surgery for his cancer recurrence.
Kelly is said to be weak and “in bad shape...
| More Sports Board|| Why don't the Miami Heat and Florida Panthers share an arena? - Wally Sparks on 3/24/14 at 2:54 pm|
Seems pretty wasteful to duplicate two 20,000 seat stadiums in one metro area....
| More Sports Board|| Ohio State’s Urban Meyer reflects on his career with the Atlanta Braves - Wally Sparks on 3/20/14 at 1:55 pm|
[quote]It’s hard to believe now, but one of college football’s coaching legends could’ve been part of the Atlanta Braves during...
| O-T Lounge|| New Jersey honor student who sued parents returns home - Wally Sparks on 3/13/14 at 11:47 am|
[quote]ROSELAND, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey honor student who sued to get her parents to support her after she moved out of their home has reunited with them, and the family is now asking for priva...
| O-T Lounge|| Kevin Bacon explains the '80s to Millennials - Wally Sparks on 3/11/14 at 6:16 pm|
| Political Talk|| Disney to pull Boy Scouts funding by 2015 over policy banning gay leaders - Wally Sparks on 3/4/14 at 2:46 pm|
[quote](CNN) -- The Walt Disney Company has given notice to the Boy Scouts of America that it will pull all funding to the group starting in 2015 because of a BSA membership policy that bans gay leaders, the ent...
| More Sports Board|| Atlanta ad executive wants to put an AL team in Turner Field - Wally Sparks on 3/4/14 at 12:00 pm|
[link=(http://www.myajc.com/news/sports/ad-man-pitches-al-team-for-turner-field/nd48G/)]LINK (it's behind a paywall so I copied the first few paragraphs)[/link]
TL;DR: Guy wants to save Turner Field when the Braves leave in 2017, team could be called Atlanta Surge.
[quote]If the Braves move to...
| Fark Board|| Biden visits Atlanta - Wally Sparks on 3/4/14 at 11:10 am|
| O-T Lounge|| Atlanta-area principal charged with attempted child sex - Wally Sparks on 3/3/14 at 9:06 am|
[quote]A Douglas County elementary school principal has been arrested and charged with trying to have sex with a child.
John McGill was one...
| Movie/TV Board|| Roger Hill (Cyrus from The Warriors) Dead at 65 - Wally Sparks on 2/27/14 at 11:18 am|
I can't dig it.
| O-T Lounge|| Dale Gardner, jetpack-flying astronaut who salvaged satellites, dies at 65 - Wally Sparks on 2/23/14 at 3:48 pm|
[quote]February 21, 2014 — NASA astronaut Dale Gardner, who in 1984 achieved the world's first space salvage during...
| O-T Lounge|| Happy Birthday to Dakota Fanning - Wally Sparks on 2/23/14 at 1:51 pm|
Turns 20 today:
| SEC Rant|| 2016 UGA/Georgia Southern game moved up to 2015 - Wally Sparks on 2/21/14 at 2:03 pm|
[quote]Traditionally, Georgia and Georgia Southern play in football about every four years. But the schools have agreed to move up their next scheduled game a year and now will play ...
| O-T Lounge|| O-T rating for Georgia DOT spokeswoman Natalie Dale - Wally Sparks on 2/11/14 at 10:13 pm|
| O-T Lounge|| Atlanta woman accused of letting child molester move back into home - Wally Sparks on 2/5/14 at 9:47 am|
[quote]A woman is in jail without bond after being arrested for allegedly letting a convicted child molester move back into her home.
Darrikka Shantel Driver, 31, was in court in Cl...
| More Sports Board|| Malcolm Smith is going to Disney World - Wally Sparks on 2/3/14 at 7:34 pm|