Chris Vivlamore

Interim sports editor

Chris Vivlamore is the interim sports editor of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. He has covered a variety of teams, including the Atlanta Hawks, Falcons, Braves and Thrashers in more than 15 years at the AJC.

Latest from Chris Vivlamore

Patriots’ Sony Michel suffers potentially serious knee injury
 Patriots rookie running back Sony Michel suffered a potentially serious knee injury on the first play of the second quarter against the Bears Sunday. Michel’s right knee twisted awkwardly underneath him as Bears defensive tackle Bilal Nichols made the tackle. The former Georgia running back also fumbled on the play. Michel was takne...

Posted: 5 hours ago

Patriots rookie running back Sony Michel suffered a potentially serious knee injury on the first play of the second quarter against the Bears Sunday. Michel’s right knee twisted awkwardly underneath him as Bears defensive tackle Bilal Nichols made the tackle. The former Georgia running back also fumbled on the play. Michel was takne...
Georgia moves up to No. 7 ahead of rivalry with Florida
 Georgia remained No. 8 in the Associated Press Top 25 college football poll ahead of Saturday’s showdown with rival Florida. The Bulldogs were idle this weekend and will return to play after a loss to LSU dropped them from No. 2. Georgia remained No. 6 in the Coaches poll. The Georgia-Florida matchup with be a top-10 battle as the Gators...

Posted: 6 hours ago

Georgia remained No. 8 in the Associated Press Top 25 college football poll ahead of Saturday’s showdown with rival Florida. The Bulldogs were idle this weekend and will return to play after a loss to LSU dropped them from No. 2. Georgia remained No. 6 in the Coaches poll. The Georgia-Florida matchup with be a top-10 battle as the Gators...
Leading rusher: UGA running backs in the NFL
 The University of Georgia has an impressive contingent of running backs in the NFL. Todd Gurley is currently the league’s leading rusher. Here is a look at how Gurley and three other running backs are faring this season.

Posted: 5 days ago

The University of Georgia has an impressive contingent of running backs in the NFL. Todd Gurley is currently the league’s leading rusher. Here is a look at how Gurley and three other running backs are faring this season.
Hawks pick up three options
 The Hawks picked up the fourth-year options on Taurean Prince and DeAndre Bembry for 2019-20 on Monday. The move to pick up Prince’s option was a foregone conclusion. The small forward, the No. 12 overall pick in 2016, has worked his way into the starting lineup. He averaged 14.1 points, 4.7 rebounds and 2.6 assists last season. He...

Posted: 6 days ago

The Hawks picked up the fourth-year options on Taurean Prince and DeAndre Bembry for 2019-20 on Monday. The move to pick up Prince’s option was a foregone conclusion. The small forward, the No. 12 overall pick in 2016, has worked his way into the starting lineup. He averaged 14.1 points, 4.7 rebounds and 2.6 assists last season. He...
Young getting grasp of Hawks offense ... and those 30-footers
 That’s the thing about a 30-footer – they are almost always wide open. Trae Young knows it. The Hawks rookie point guard hit a game-winning shot from well past the 3-point line last week for an exhibition win against the Spurs. Much focus has been – and will be – on Young’s shooting when the NBA regular season...

Posted: 7 days ago

That’s the thing about a 30-footer – they are almost always wide open. Trae Young knows it. The Hawks rookie point guard hit a game-winning shot from well past the 3-point line last week for an exhibition win against the Spurs. Much focus has been – and will be – on Young’s shooting when the NBA regular season...
Georgia falls to No. 8 in AP poll
 Georgia fell to No. 8 in the Associated Press Top 25 college football poll for Week 8 released Sunday. Georgia fell from No. 2 after a lopsided 36-16 loss at LSU on Saturday, their first defeat of the season. The Bulldogs fell to No. 6 in the Coaches poll. Georgia has a week off before its showdown with No. 11 Florida. 1. Alabama (7-0), 1...

Posted: 7 days ago

Georgia fell to No. 8 in the Associated Press Top 25 college football poll for Week 8 released Sunday. Georgia fell from No. 2 after a lopsided 36-16 loss at LSU on Saturday, their first defeat of the season. The Bulldogs fell to No. 6 in the Coaches poll. Georgia has a week off before its showdown with No. 11 Florida. 1. Alabama (7-0), 1...
Hawks waive Hunter, two others
 The Hawks waived C.J. Anderson, R.J. Hunter and Thomas Robinson on Saturday. The moves brings the roster to 17 players, which includes the two-way contracts of Jaylen Adams and Alex Poythress. The team can have a maximum of 15 players on the roster, so Adams and Poythress will be sent to the team’s G League affiliate in Erie, Pa., when...

Posted: 8 days ago

The Hawks waived C.J. Anderson, R.J. Hunter and Thomas Robinson on Saturday. The moves brings the roster to 17 players, which includes the two-way contracts of Jaylen Adams and Alex Poythress. The team can have a maximum of 15 players on the roster, so Adams and Poythress will be sent to the team’s G League affiliate in Erie, Pa., when...
Hawks’ Kent Bazemore is last man standing
 Kent Bazemore is the last man standing. Four seasons ago, the 2014-15 Hawks were a 60-win team and advanced to the Eastern Conference finals for the first time in franchise history. It seems like so long ago. One by one each player left in different ways. The distinguished starters departed when DeMarre Carroll, Jeff Teague, Al Horford, Kyle...

Posted: 9 days ago

Kent Bazemore is the last man standing. Four seasons ago, the 2014-15 Hawks were a 60-win team and advanced to the Eastern Conference finals for the first time in franchise history. It seems like so long ago. One by one each player left in different ways. The distinguished starters departed when DeMarre Carroll, Jeff Teague, Al Horford, Kyle...
Collins to miss start of Hawks’ season
 The Hawks will be without John Collins for at least the first three games of the regular season with a left ankle injury. He is expected to be out at least 10 days. Collins had an MRI exam Monday that revealed mild inflammation and soreness in his left ankle. He underwent a non-surgical procedure that day, described as an injection by...

Posted: 9 days ago

The Hawks will be without John Collins for at least the first three games of the regular season with a left ankle injury. He is expected to be out at least 10 days. Collins had an MRI exam Monday that revealed mild inflammation and soreness in his left ankle. He underwent a non-surgical procedure that day, described as an injection by...