Todd Gurley ascendant. (Brant Sanderlin/AJC)

Question time: Should the Falcons draft Todd Gurley?

7:54 am Apr. 24, 2015

Simple question: If Todd Gurley is available when the Atlanta Falcons’ Round 1 turn arrives in next week’s draft, should they take him?

Simple answer: Alas, there isn’t one.

They need a pass rusher. We agree on

Dennis Schroder changed the game, then exulted in its outcome. (John Bazemore/AP photo)

The Hawks have a clear path to the NBA finals

7:54 am Apr. 16, 2015

It’s not just that the Atlanta Hawks drew Brooklyn, as opposed to Indiana, in Round 1. The better part comes later: They won’t have to play Chicago in Round 2 and then Cleveland in the

"Here's where I draw up my Langston Galloway defense."  (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

The Hawks play no D but hand Coach Bud a teaching moment

8:51 am Apr. 14, 2015

Mike Budenholzer could have thrown a snit fit after his Atlanta Hawks pulled a no-show on defense against the bottom-of-the-barrel New York Knickerbockers. He could have thundered, “This stuff won’t fly come the playoffs!” And

Shockin' the world, joltin' the Mets. (AP Photo/Kevin Liles)

Four down, 158 to go for the undefeated Braves

12:12 am Apr. 11, 2015

The Atlanta Braves are 4-0. Yes, the Atlanta Braves. No, I didn’t expect it. But they’re playing good baseball. Credit where it’s due.

Victory No. 4 came Friday night against the New York Mets, who aided