Blog Profile / Jeff Schultz


URL :http://jeffschultz.blog.ajc.com/
Filed Under:Sports
Posts on Regator:999
Posts / Week:2.8
Archived Since:September 12, 2009

Blog Post Archive

Hawks’ signing of Howard: Wrong player, wrong time, wrong plan

5 hours agoSports : Jeff Schultz

The Hawks are signing Dwight Howard. For three years. In 2016. This is not a fire drill. It might be an actual fire. This isn’t the Dwight Howard…

Market for Horford is real, Thunder reportedly clearing space for him

yesterdaySports : Jeff Schultz

The problem with the days leading up to NBA free agency is separating fact from fiction — because there tends to be far more fiction, planted…

Hawks are right to want Durant, but signing him remains a longshot

3 days agoSports : Jeff Schultz

One month ago, in a blog that was headlined, “Hawks dreaming of Kevin Durant but OKC may be his best option,” I wrote the following paragraph: “The…

Danny Ferry is back in NBA — and he deserved that chance

3 weeks agoSports : Jeff Schultz

When the roof was caving on the Hawks in 2014 because of a racially charged email from a moronic owner (Bruce Levenson) and an ill-advised, similarly…

Braves put themselves on markdown rack: $2.60 per game

3 weeks agoSports : Jeff Schultz

For most of this season, the Braves have had a relative minor-league product. But here’s the good news: Now they have relative minor-league prices. Single-A, even.…

Expect more schools like Georgia to protect itself with ‘ethics’ clause

3 weeks agoSports : Jeff Schultz

In the aftermath of Baylor’s poor handling of sexual assault cases, the school made the extraordinary decision to fire coach Art Briles with eight years and…

Muhammad Ali was Holyfield’s inspiration from time he started

3 weeks agoSports : Jeff Schultz

After learning Friday that Muhammad Ali unfortunately wouldn’t be with us much longer, I phoned Evander Holyfield, knowing the impact Ali had on him from long…

Ken Starr interview video makes him look even worse than before

4 weeks agoSports : Jeff Schultz

As former U.S. solicitor general and Baylor University president Ken Starr continues to work his way down the ladder of success – he has gone from…

Teague for Noel? Hawks’ trade rumor doesn’t make complete sense

4 weeks agoSports : Jeff Schultz

The NBA draft is three weeks away, which means it’s the height of trade rumor season, which coincidentally often correlates with the height of, “Watch me…

Braves value empty space more than they valued Jason Grilli

last monthSports : Jeff Schultz

The Braves are paying vagabond reliever Jason Grilli to just go away. It’s not nearly on the level of them paying Melvin (B.J.) Upton to just…

Hawks dreaming of Kevin Durant but OKC may be his best option

last monthSports : Jeff Schultz

According to many keyboard-banging reactionaries on Twitter, Kevin Durant morphed into a no-show choke artist and a “non-closer” down the stretch of Oklahoma City’s Western Conference…

Hector Olivera’s suspension doesn’t fully clarify future with Braves

last monthSports : Jeff Schultz

Major League Baseball has weighed in for presumably the final time on the Hector Olivera situation: His indefinite suspension for alleged domestic violence now has an official…

Falcons reportedly bringing in Dwight Freeney for tryout (smart)

last monthSports : Jeff Schultz

Last week I wrote a blog suggesting that the sack-starved Falcons should bring in veteran free agent outside linebacker Dwight Freeney for a possible pass-rush role…

Teheran has been a master (0.89) but Braves still mess at home (2-18)

last monthSports : Jeff Schultz

There was a time last season when Julio Teheran was central to Braves’ trade rumors. It made little sense at the time for a pitcher with…

NBA more worried about stars, TV ratings, doesn’t suspend Green

last monthSports : Jeff Schultz

Welcome to the NBA’s Department of Selective Discipline. The NBA has chosen not to suspend Golden State center Draymond Green, even though league executive Kiki VanDeWeghe admitted…

How long should Braves wait on move to Albies, Swanson?

last monthSports : Jeff Schultz

I don’t mean to keep picking on Braves shortstop Erick Aybar who somewhat has become the everyday face of the team’s’ failings this season. (The focus…

Hart, Coppolella need to overcome financial mistakes (like Wren)

last monthSports : Jeff Schultz

The Braves are 1-1 under interim manager Brian Snitker. Success! But seriously... As the Braves continue to hope to distance themselves from their…

Braves’ handling of Gonzalez’s firing takes clumsy to a new level

last monthSports : Jeff Schultz

Debates will be ongoing as to whether the Braves were justified in their firing of manager of Fredi Gonzalez Tuesday, or whether the front office is…

Fredi Gonzalez lost his job because Braves needed somebody to blame

last monthSports : Jeff Schultz

If you choose to make the argument that Fredi Gonzalez wasn’t fired for this season but rather September collapses of years past, we can have that…

Possible vets for Falcons: Freeney, Thurmond, Hardy (not really)

2 months agoSports : Jeff Schultz

As NFL teams work through mini-camps and OTAs and move toward training camp, they will begin to think about holes they want to fill with budget-friendly…

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