Jeff Schultz

AJC columnist

Jeff Schultz is a general sports columnist and blogger who isn't afraid to share his opinion, which may not necessarily jibe with yours. Also has been known to make a joke or two. Honored by Associated Press Sports Editors (APSE), National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association (NSSA) and others.

Latest from Jeff Schultz

Dan Quinn thinks Falcons’ defense is finally turning a corner
 Most of the Falcons’ star power and approximately 60 percent of the team’s payroll plays on the offense. It follows that the offense gets the most attention and scrutiny and leads to questions like: Can they score more than 500 points again, will Julio Jones stay healthy, and -- the overwhelming favorite in the social-media underworld...

Posted: 10 hours ago

Most of the Falcons’ star power and approximately 60 percent of the team’s payroll plays on the offense. It follows that the offense gets the most attention and scrutiny and leads to questions like: Can they score more than 500 points again, will Julio Jones stay healthy, and -- the overwhelming favorite in the social-media underworld...
John Hart exits, finally does what Braves’ McGuirk wouldn’t
 When Major League Baseball announces penalties against the Braves for circumventing rules in the international player market, and possibly other infractions, they likely will be slapped big time. The means a major fine, a likely ban on future signings for a certain time period and the potential loss of existing prospects that they’ve...

Posted: 16 hours ago

When Major League Baseball announces penalties against the Braves for circumventing rules in the international player market, and possibly other infractions, they likely will be slapped big time. The means a major fine, a likely ban on future signings for a certain time period and the potential loss of existing prospects that they’ve...
Weekend Predictions: Georgia gets a gift Amnesia Week -- Kentucky
 We here at Weekend Predictions consider it our mission not only to disseminate sage financial advice -- except in those times when sage turns into a slightly less palatable plant form like hemlock, and often appears in the form of words like, “Dogs win and cover 2-1/2 at Auburn, and why is my dog laughing at me?” -- but to...

Posted: a day ago

We here at Weekend Predictions consider it our mission not only to disseminate sage financial advice -- except in those times when sage turns into a slightly less palatable plant form like hemlock, and often appears in the form of words like, “Dogs win and cover 2-1/2 at Auburn, and why is my dog laughing at me?” -- but to...
Overreaction ... Wednesday: Was Georgia exposed vs. Auburn?
 The staff of “Overreaction Monday” got a little sidetracked Monday by the Braves’ announcement of a new general manager and Terry McGuirk’s inability to explain why demoted former team president John Hart is still being paid by the franchise. But due to popular demand, or at least a handful of requests via...

Posted: 2 days ago

The staff of “Overreaction Monday” got a little sidetracked Monday by the Braves’ announcement of a new general manager and Terry McGuirk’s inability to explain why demoted former team president John Hart is still being paid by the franchise. But due to popular demand, or at least a handful of requests via...
Alex Anthopoulos can fix Braves but why is John Hart still around?
 A corporation’s stock price doesn’t necessarily tell the picture of how one of its businesses is performing, but Wall Street insiders don’t seem to be whispering into the phone to their privileged clients, “Blue Horseshoe like BATRA. Go Braves!” Since the Braves’ international-signing scandal broke six...

Posted: 3 days ago

A corporation’s stock price doesn’t necessarily tell the picture of how one of its businesses is performing, but Wall Street insiders don’t seem to be whispering into the phone to their privileged clients, “Blue Horseshoe like BATRA. Go Braves!” Since the Braves’ international-signing scandal broke six...