Blog Profile / Mark Bradley


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Posts on Regator:1431
Posts / Week:3.3
Archived Since:September 10, 2009

Blog Post Archive

Charting Georgia’s sudden rise – 6 steps to No. 1 in the land

2 weeks agoSports : Mark Bradley

On Nov. 1, 2016, Georgia was 4-4, coming off consecutive losses to Vanderbilt and Florida. Even some who believed Mark Richt’s tenure had reached its sell-by…

A red (and black) herring? The ‘Georgia-can’t-pass’ narrative

2 weeks agoSports : Mark Bradley

South Carolina safety Chris Lammons was asked what part of Georgia’s offense concerned him. “The run,” he told reporters in Columbias. “They can’t pass.” I stipulate…

Update: Georgia is No. 1 in the ranking that matters most

2 weeks agoSports : Mark Bradley

Georgia is No. 1 in the only poll, not now but eventually, that will count. That tell us something about Georgia. It also tells us something…

How much longer will ‘disengaged’ John Hart be Braves president?

2 weeks agoSports : Mark Bradley

ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick – “Cras,” as he’s known in the biz – reported Monday that MLB’s investigation into Atlanta Braves improprieties will absolve team president John…

After winning in the rain, the Falcons head into the fast lane

2 weeks agoSports : Mark Bradley

NEWARK, N.J. – This was a game the Atlanta Falcons had to have, and they won it. They didn’t look great, although no team could have…

Can Georgia beat Alabama? Maybe. But could UGA beat Bama twice?

3 weeks agoSports : Mark Bradley

The College Football Playoff releases its first set of rankings on Halloween. At worst, Georgia will be No. 2. There’s a chance it could be No.…

The Falcons beat the Jets, which isn’t to say that all’s yet well

3 weeks agoSports : Mark Bradley

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The Atlanta Falcons won a game Sunday, which hadn’t happened in more than a month. This isn’t to say that they got…

The ‘middle-of-the-road’ Falcons face a crossroads game

3 weeks agoSports : Mark Bradley

Two months ago, this seemed the least interesting game on the Falcons’ schedule – the reigning NFC champs traveling to New Jersey to face the Jets,…

A giddy Atlanta United season ends the way Atlanta seasons do

3 weeks agoSports : Mark Bradley

Well, Atlanta United is an Atlanta team. And when it’s playoff time, what do Atlanta teams do? Um … what’s the opposite of Rising Up? Yes,…

These are dark days for the Braves, but better times are coming

3 weeks agoSports : Mark Bradley

The Braves have no general manager. This is because of an MLB investigation regarding – perhaps not entirely – their dealings in the international player market.…

Seeing McCann & Gattis in the Series doesn’t mean the Braves were wrong

3 weeks agoSports : Mark Bradley

The World Series commenced last night, and you might have noticed that one of its participants has two catchers who used to work for the Atlanta…

Dan Quinn has the team he wanted. Now he needs to coach it

4 weeks agoSports : Mark Bradley

FLOWERY BRANCH — Sometimes it’s not, to borrow one of Dan Quinn’s many bromides, all about the ball. Sometimes iron – here’s another – no longer…

The Falcons have really good players. So why are they 3-3?

4 weeks agoSports : Mark Bradley

The Atlanta Falcons have: the NFL’s reigning MVP, its best receiver, its highest-paid running back, its best center, its leading sack man of 2016 and one of…

Georgia is in good shape, playoff-wise. And it won’t lose to Florida

4 weeks agoSports : Mark Bradley

It was another in a series of splendid Saturdays for Georgia, which didn’t play. Kentucky did, not so you could tell, and lost by 38 points…

Georgia Tech wins, but it’s still tough to know what to make of this team

4 weeks agoSports : Mark Bradley

One week earlier, Georgia Tech was a deflected pass on fourth-and-11 from leading the ACC Coastal. On this given Saturday, the Yellow Jackets trailed by 11…

What’s ailing the Falcons and Ryan? They’re not as good on first down

last monthSports : Mark Bradley

We’ve spent much of the week discussing the Atlanta Falcons, who are 3-2, and Matt Ryan, whose passer rating of 87.3 ranks 20th among NFL quarterbacks.…

So here we go again: What’s the deal with Matt Ryan?

last monthSports : Mark Bradley

Today we offer the 10th annual installment in that Atlanta-based series, “What’s Wrong with Matt Ryan?” Most every year, the answer has been: Nothing much. It…

Baseball’s playoffs have been fun. But they … take … so … long

last monthSports : Mark Bradley

On Oct. 11, 1972, the baseball playoffs – in their fourth year of existence, nobody yet referred to them as ALCS or NLCS – grew up.…

The Hawks are upset with Schroder. They’ll penalize him … eventually

last monthSports : Mark Bradley

The Atlanta Hawks — you remember them, right? NBA team? Plays in this town? — issued a statement Monday that was, even by Hawks standards, fascinating.…

6 reasons the Falcons should be glad they’re playing the Patriots. Really

last monthSports : Mark Bradley

Having just blown a 17-point lead to Jay Freakin’ Cutler, the Atlanta Falcons are bound for New England, where insufferable New Englanders are still chortling over…

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