Blog Profile / Jeff Schultz


URL :http://jeffschultz.blog.ajc.com/
Filed Under:Sports
Posts on Regator:760
Posts / Week:2.6
Archived Since:September 12, 2009

Blog Post Archive

Short takes: Hawks off-target, lose and give Nets hope

18 hours agoSports : Jeff Schultz

NEW YORK — Forget the sweep. The Hawks had a 2-0 lead in their best-of-seven, first-round playoff series against Brooklyn, but they stomped out all hope for a quick series with Saturday’s 91-83 loss to...

Hawks in Brooklyn knowing they need to think sweep, not split

yesterdaySports : Jeff Schultz

NEW YORK — This is rarefied air for the Hawks in the postseason. They are in a position to sweep the Brooklyn Nets in the first-round of the playoffs or at the very least come...

Braves swept by Mets, as Teheran is latest starter to struggle

2 days agoSports : Jeff Schultz

NEW YORK — There has been a significant market correction since the torn-down-and-patched-up Braves won six of their first seven games. That’s not surprising. The everyday lineup of spare parts is struggling to score runs and...

Hawks’ sale positive but does Gearon’s role ensure Ferry’s exit?

3 days agoSports : Jeff Schultz

New owners. New hope? After killing a hockey franchise and providing Atlanta with one of the worst ownership tenures in (semi-)professional sports history, the former partners of the Atlanta Spirit have agreed to sell the Hawks...

Poll: Should Falcons pursue Adrian Peterson, Randy Gregory?

4 days agoSports : Jeff Schultz

Adrian Peterson was indicted for child abuse charges and accepted a plea deal. Would you want him as the Falcons running back? Randy Gregory tested positive for marijuana at the NFL draft combine and subsequently admitted that...

Budenholzer wins coaching honor, and it shouldn’t have been close

5 days agoSports : Jeff Schultz

Steve Kerr is a really good coach. A team, even one as talented as Golden State, doesn’t go 67-15 unless the head coach knows what he’s doing. But it’s clear Kerr has done the second-best...

Millsap, Sefolosha, Horford — what’s going on with Hawks?

5 days agoSports : Jeff Schultz

This isn’t meant to come off as a sky-if-falling blog. OK. Maybe a little. But the Hawks have had a horrible 16-day stretch, and at the worst possible time of the season. • April 4: Paul Millsap, the team’s...

Hawks lose lottery pick but get better playoff match-up: Nets

last weekSports : Jeff Schultz

It will be the Hawks vs. Joe Johnson in the playoffs. This seems too perfect. Many Hawks fans were hoping the team would meet Indiana in the first round of the playoffs. That would’ve meant that...

Masters short takes: Spieth’s first major won’t be his last

last weekSports : Jeff Schultz

AUGUSTA — I’ll post a full column soon on Jordan Spieth’s dominating performance in the Masters shortly. Until then, here are my three short takes on the day: 1. The Next One is here: It’s risky...

Masters short takes: Spieth hopes to avoid Norman flashback

2 weeks agoSports : Jeff Schultz

AUGUSTA — Here are my three “short takes” on the third round of the Masters at Augusta National. A full column on the rejuvenated Phil Mickelson’s climb up the leaderboard at 11-under par — which...

Masters short takes: Spieth’s historic run, and the other guy

2 weeks agoSports : Jeff Schultz

1. So now he’s 21…and all grown up? Apparently that practice round Jordan Spieth played at Augusta National six months before his first Masters last year flushed all of the nerves out of his system....

Masters short takes: The future (Spieth) and the past (Crenshaw)

2 weeks agoSports : Jeff Schultz

I’ll return later with a full column on the first day of the Masters, posted on MyAJC.com. Until then, here are my three “Short Takes” on Thursday’s round. 1. Jordan Spieth: The future (and present): He’s...

It’s Masters morning, and watch Jordan Spieth

2 weeks agoSports : Jeff Schultz

AUGUSTA — Three old guys were a little short off the tee at 7:40 a.m, then withdrew. Slackers. The 79th Masters officially opened after ceremonial tee shots by Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player. What...

Short takes: Small ball, Teheran, bullpen and a Braves’ win

2 weeks agoSports : Jeff Schultz

MIAMI — After an offseason that saw them part with Jason Heyward, Justin Upton, Evan Gattis and, on the eve of opening day, Craig Kimbrel, the Braves finally played a game Monday against Miami. And...

LIVE: Braves (or what’s left of them) open season vs. Marlins

2 weeks agoSports : Jeff Schultz

MIAMI – John Hart may have been less than truthful every time he said he would not trade closer Craig Kimbrel, but the Braves’ president of baseball operation at least didn’t try to hide the...

Braves’ deal saves budget (Upton) but drives nail in season (Kimbrel)

2 weeks agoSports : Jeff Schultz

For months, the Braves have insisted that they hadn’t bagged all hope for the 2015 season, despite trading Justin Upton, Jason Heyward and Evan Gattis for mostly prospects, a decoder ring and a lucky horseshoe. Team...

Hawks’ biggest nightmare: Millsap suffers shoulder injury

3 weeks agoSports : Jeff Schultz

The latest chapter in this dream of a Hawks’ season:  a 131-99 dismembering of the Brooklyn Nets, a potential playoff opponent, for their franchise record-tying 57th win. The potential season nightmare coming from the same game:...

Haney on Woods: ‘Obviously he’s going to play’ in Masters

3 weeks agoSports : Jeff Schultz

Tiger Woods was back at Augusta National this morning, playing a second practice round as he gauges whether or not he’s ready to play in next week’s Masters. But at least one person believes...

Braves’ deal for Trevor Cahill illustrates concerns about rotation

3 weeks agoSports : Jeff Schultz

The narrative for the Braves going into this season is that their pitching will be fine and their offense will be challenged — and there’s no reason to believe that won’t be the case. But it...

Tiger Woods’ plane in Augusta but status for Masters still uncertain

3 weeks agoSports : Jeff Schultz

Tiger Woods is in Augusta. Or at least, we know that his plane is. Scott Michaux of the Augusta Chronicle reported that Woods, who missed last year’s Masters because of a back injury and is...

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