Category: 790 the Zone in Atlanta

Eddie Lacy: “I know if I had more time to prepare then everything would’ve been a lot better than it was”

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

It started with Hesiman Trophy winner Mark Ingram. The came last years 3rd overall pick in the draft, Trent Richardson. This year it was Lacy's time to shine as Alabama's lead running back. That is exactly what he did. The powerful, violent back finished with over 1,300 yards and 17 ...

Damontre Moore Says He’s trying to Prove That His Stats Weren’t a Fluke

Monday, April 8th, 2013

Since the time he arrived on campus at Texas A&M, Damontre Moore had some big shoes to fill. He spent his freshman year playing behind college football's sack leader, Von Miller, and was looked at as Miller's heir-apparent. When Miller bolted for the NFL, it gave Moore an opportunity to ...

Chipper Jones Denies He is Bound for New York, Says he Doesn’t Have the Drive to Return

Wednesday, March 13th, 2013

Start spreading the news. Chipper Jones isn't leaving today. He doesn't want to be a part of it. It being New York, N.Y., that is. The rumors of Chipper Jones signing with the Yankees as a stopgap third baseman/designated hitter were far-fetched to begin with even before Brian Cashman admitted it. ...

Ravens Defensive Coordinator Dean Pees on Winning Super Bowl XLVII: “We are Pretty Lucky. We Played Well in the Red Area.”

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

It may not have been pretty for the Baltimore Ravens after the blackout in the Superdome, but the defense made a huge goal line stand when it counted the most in crunch time. The Ravens jumped out to a 28-6 lead early in the third quarter and were able to ...

Bill O’Brien On His Future: “I plan on being the head football coach at Penn State”

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012

While there were some people who may not have understood the hire of Bill O'Brien at Penn State in the first place, he certainly showed this past season he was without a doubt the right call for the Nittany Lions to try to move on from the scandal that rocked ...

Braves Pitcher Tim Hudson Calls the Infield Fly Play One of the Worst Calls Ever, Backs Up Fans

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012

It's time to get some reaction after last Friday's controversial call in the St. Louis Cardinals-Atlanta Braves Wild Card play-in game. It goes without saying that the infield fly rule call made late in the game by Sam Holbrook was a brutal call that shouldn't have been made, but that doesn't ...

Thomas Dimitroff On Falcons’ 3-0 Start: “There is an Element of Maturity on this Team that I Haven’t Seen in Other Years”

Friday, September 28th, 2012

The Atlanta Falcons have come out of the gate at 3-0 this season with impressive wins over the Kansas City Chiefs, Denver Broncos and San Diego Chargers. Matt Ryan has been sharp, complemented with his group of weapons that includes Michael Turner, Tony Gonzalez, Roddy White and Julio Jones. Unfortunately the ...

Chipper Jones Calls Curt Schilling A Shock Jock For Claiming He’ll Unretire To Play For An American League Team Next Year

Monday, August 20th, 2012

Chipper Jones is having quite the farewell tour this season. The Braves third baseman is retiring at the end of the season and on his bobblehead night last Thursday he clubbed two home runs to help Atlanta defeat San Diego, 6-0. It was his first multi-homer game in more than ...

Matt Ryan Has Focused On Bulking Up In The Offseason

Tuesday, June 19th, 2012

The Atlanta Falcons were absolutely humiliated by the New York Giants in the playoffs last season, as their season came to an end with a 24-2  thrashing on the road. Matt Ryan received tons of praise early on his career, but as of late, he has become a goat after ...

Pacquiao vs Bradley: Expect Bob Arum’s Best Poker Face Saturday Night

Friday, June 8th, 2012

Bob Arum will be in a very unique position when Saturday night rolls around. Arum is well known as the outspoken promoter for Manny Pacquiao. However, Arum also promotes Pacquiao’s opponent Saturday night, Timothy Bradley. While many people continue to wait for the Manny Pacquiao-Floyd Mayweather fight that may or ...