Chris Vivlamore

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Chris Vivlamore has covered a variety of teams, including the Atlanta Hawks, Falcons, Braves and Thrashers in more than 15 years at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Latest from Chris Vivlamore

What did Falcons’ win over Cowboys do for Super Bowl odds?
 What did the Falcons’ impressive victory over the Cowboys do for their Super Bowl odds? Nothing. The Falcons remained with the same 28/1 odds, according to Bovada, following the 27-7 win on Sunday. They hold the 11th best chance to win a championship, according to the oddsmaker. The Falcons (5-4) held the same odds last week after a...

Posted: 2 days ago

What did the Falcons’ impressive victory over the Cowboys do for their Super Bowl odds? Nothing. The Falcons remained with the same 28/1 odds, according to Bovada, following the 27-7 win on Sunday. They hold the 11th best chance to win a championship, according to the oddsmaker. The Falcons (5-4) held the same odds last week after a...
Atlanta United awarded MLS Goal and Save of the Year
 Atlanta United had the Major League Soccer’s best goal and best save. Quite a combination. Tito Villalba was awarded the Goal of the Year and Brad Guzan was awarded Save of the Year, the MLS announced Wednesday. Villalba scored with a right-footed blast from 30 yards outs for a the game-winner against Orlando City SC on July 21. The...

Posted: 2 days ago

Atlanta United had the Major League Soccer’s best goal and best save. Quite a combination. Tito Villalba was awarded the Goal of the Year and Brad Guzan was awarded Save of the Year, the MLS announced Wednesday. Villalba scored with a right-footed blast from 30 yards outs for a the game-winner against Orlando City SC on July 21. The...
By the numbers: Falcons need to be wary of turnovers against Seahawks
 A look at the statistics shows a fairly even matchup when the Falcons play at the Seahawks Monday night - except one category. Turnovers. Falcons coach Dan Quinn has a constant refrain about the importance of winning the turnover battle each week. It will be a tough task this week. The Seahawks lead the NFL in turnover margin. The Falcons...

Posted: 2 days ago

A look at the statistics shows a fairly even matchup when the Falcons play at the Seahawks Monday night - except one category. Turnovers. Falcons coach Dan Quinn has a constant refrain about the importance of winning the turnover battle each week. It will be a tough task this week. The Seahawks lead the NFL in turnover margin. The Falcons...
No surprise: Clayborn named NFC Defensive Player of Week
 This will come as little surprise, but Adrian Clayborn was awarded the NFC Defensive Player of the Week on Wednesday. The Falcons defensive end recorded a franchise record six sacks in a victory over the Cowboys on Sunday in Week 10. Clayborn is the fourth player to record six or more sacks in an NFL game since the it became an official statistic...

Posted: 2 days ago

This will come as little surprise, but Adrian Clayborn was awarded the NFC Defensive Player of the Week on Wednesday. The Falcons defensive end recorded a franchise record six sacks in a victory over the Cowboys on Sunday in Week 10. Clayborn is the fourth player to record six or more sacks in an NFL game since the it became an official statistic...
Video: Matt Ryan about to pass big-name quarterbacks on NFL passing yards list
 Matt Ryan became the fastest quarterback in NFL history to surpass 40,000 career passing yards during Sunday’s victory. The Falcons quarterback is currently No. 19 on the league’s all-time list with 40,073 yards. He is still climbing. Ryan is likely to pass some big names before the end of the season - including the legendary...

Posted: 3 days ago

Matt Ryan became the fastest quarterback in NFL history to surpass 40,000 career passing yards during Sunday’s victory. The Falcons quarterback is currently No. 19 on the league’s all-time list with 40,073 yards. He is still climbing. Ryan is likely to pass some big names before the end of the season - including the legendary...
Video: Brian McCann continues support of Rally Foundation
 Brian McCann continues to call Atlanta home. And the home-grown major league baseball player always will  - no matter where he plays the game. McCann is back in the metro area, fresh off a World Series championship in Houston, to continue the charity work he began 10 years ago. McCann hosted two events for the Rally Foundation last weekend...

Posted: 3 days ago

Brian McCann continues to call Atlanta home. And the home-grown major league baseball player always will  - no matter where he plays the game. McCann is back in the metro area, fresh off a World Series championship in Houston, to continue the charity work he began 10 years ago. McCann hosted two events for the Rally Foundation last weekend...
Georgia falls to No. 7 in AP poll
 Georgia fell to No. 7 in the Associated Press Top 25 College Football poll released on Sunday after suffering its first loss of the season. Georgia (9-1) dropped a 40-17 decision to Auburn on Saturday. Georgia entered the game ranked No. 1 in the College Football Playoff Rankings and No. 2 in the AP poll. The Bulldogs previously clinched...

Posted: 5 days ago

Georgia fell to No. 7 in the Associated Press Top 25 College Football poll released on Sunday after suffering its first loss of the season. Georgia (9-1) dropped a 40-17 decision to Auburn on Saturday. Georgia entered the game ranked No. 1 in the College Football Playoff Rankings and No. 2 in the AP poll. The Bulldogs previously clinched...
Falcons odds to win Super Bowl on decline
 The Falcons’ odds to win the Super Bowl have been on the decline as they have lost four of their past five games. They took another big hit after Sunday’s loss to the Panthers. The Falcons (4-4) were 28 to 1 to win Super Bowl LII on Monday, according to Bovada. Their odds were 18-1 on Wednesday, days before the 20-17 loss in Charlotte...

Posted: 11 days ago

The Falcons’ odds to win the Super Bowl have been on the decline as they have lost four of their past five games. They took another big hit after Sunday’s loss to the Panthers. The Falcons (4-4) were 28 to 1 to win Super Bowl LII on Monday, according to Bovada. Their odds were 18-1 on Wednesday, days before the 20-17 loss in Charlotte...
Murphy among nominees for Hall of Fame by modern era committee
 Dale Murphy still has a chance at the Hall of Fame. The former Brave and two-time National League Most Valuable Player was named as one of 10 nominees on the Modern Baseball Era ballot for consideration for induction in the National Baseball Hall of Fame Class of 2018. Murphy is joined by Steve Garvey, Tommy John, Don Mattingly, Marvin Miller...

Posted: 11 days ago

Dale Murphy still has a chance at the Hall of Fame. The former Brave and two-time National League Most Valuable Player was named as one of 10 nominees on the Modern Baseball Era ballot for consideration for induction in the National Baseball Hall of Fame Class of 2018. Murphy is joined by Steve Garvey, Tommy John, Don Mattingly, Marvin Miller...