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

Hawks falter late for eighth straight loss
 Growing pains. The Hawks will got to bed sore again after faltering late and falling to the Clippers, 127-119, Monday night at State Farm Arena. The Clippers went on a 15-2 fourth-quarter run, with former Hawks forward Mike Scott hitting two 3-pointers, to pull away. His corner 3-pointer with 2:54 gave the Clippers a seven-point lead, 117-110...

Posted: 47 minutes ago

Growing pains. The Hawks will got to bed sore again after faltering late and falling to the Clippers, 127-119, Monday night at State Farm Arena. The Clippers went on a 15-2 fourth-quarter run, with former Hawks forward Mike Scott hitting two 3-pointers, to pull away. His corner 3-pointer with 2:54 gave the Clippers a seven-point lead, 117-110...
Almost 30 years later, Doc Rivers can’t get over loss
 It still bothers Doc Rivers. Ask the Clippers coach and former Hawks point guard, his best and worst memories of his time in Atlanta, he points to the say day. May 20, 1988. To borrow a phrase: It was the best of times. It was the worst of times. The Hawks lost Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals to the Celtics on their home court...

Posted: 3 hours ago

It still bothers Doc Rivers. Ask the Clippers coach and former Hawks point guard, his best and worst memories of his time in Atlanta, he points to the say day. May 20, 1988. To borrow a phrase: It was the best of times. It was the worst of times. The Hawks lost Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals to the Celtics on their home court...
Hawks’ Anderson back on court - with help of YouTube
 Justin Anderson is back ahead of schedule. That doesn’t mean the Hawks guard/forward has waited patiently during his return following surgery for tibial stress syndrome in his left leg performed in June. “He was ahead of schedule for a while now,” Hawks coach Lloyd Pierce said Monday. December 1st was the initial target...

Posted: 7 hours ago

Justin Anderson is back ahead of schedule. That doesn’t mean the Hawks guard/forward has waited patiently during his return following surgery for tibial stress syndrome in his left leg performed in June. “He was ahead of schedule for a while now,” Hawks coach Lloyd Pierce said Monday. December 1st was the initial target...
Hawks get some good news amid struggles
 Lloyd Pierce is waiting. The Hawks head coach has overseen 16 regular-season games to start his first season and has yet to have his projected starting lineup and rotation due to injury. However, there was some good news even as the Hawks finished a winless four-game road trip at the Pacers with a 97-89 loss Saturday. John Collins is back...

Posted: a day ago

Lloyd Pierce is waiting. The Hawks head coach has overseen 16 regular-season games to start his first season and has yet to have his projected starting lineup and rotation due to injury. However, there was some good news even as the Hawks finished a winless four-game road trip at the Pacers with a 97-89 loss Saturday. John Collins is back...
Updated: John Collins likely to make season debut Saturday
 Update: John Collins will be available for tonight’s game against the Pacers. It is undecided whether he will be in the starting lineup. Taurean Prince is out. John Collins is expected to make his season debut Saturday after the Hawks power forward was upgraded to probable on the team’s injury report ahead of a game at the Pacers...

Posted: 3 days ago

Update: John Collins will be available for tonight’s game against the Pacers. It is undecided whether he will be in the starting lineup. Taurean Prince is out. John Collins is expected to make his season debut Saturday after the Hawks power forward was upgraded to probable on the team’s injury report ahead of a game at the Pacers...
Collins nearing return, status upgraded
 John Collins is not back yet. But he is getting close. The Hawks power forward, who has not played this season due to a left ankle injury, has been upgraded to doubtful for Thursday’s game the Nuggets. He has been listed as out all season. Collins suffered the injury during the preseason and has missed all 14 games for the 3-11 Hawks...

Posted: 5 days ago

John Collins is not back yet. But he is getting close. The Hawks power forward, who has not played this season due to a left ankle injury, has been upgraded to doubtful for Thursday’s game the Nuggets. He has been listed as out all season. Collins suffered the injury during the preseason and has missed all 14 games for the 3-11 Hawks...
Uh-oh, Saints to add Dez Bryant
 Perhaps bad news for the Falcons, the Saints are about to add Dez Bryant. The All-Pro wide receiver agreed to a deal with New Orleans on Wednesday, according to multiple reports, after going unsigned this season. He could sign as soon as Thursday. Bryant, 30, was released by the Cowboys in April. He had workouts with several times since,...

Posted: 12 days ago

Perhaps bad news for the Falcons, the Saints are about to add Dez Bryant. The All-Pro wide receiver agreed to a deal with New Orleans on Wednesday, according to multiple reports, after going unsigned this season. He could sign as soon as Thursday. Bryant, 30, was released by the Cowboys in April. He had workouts with several times since,...
Braves’ Acuna, Snitker finalists for end-of-season awards
 No surprise. The Braves had two finalists for major end-of-season awards in Ronald Acuna and Brian Snitker after the team’s impressive 90-win season and National League East title. Acuna is one of three finalists for the National League Rookie of the Year award, it was announced Monday night. Acuna joins the Dodgers’ Walker Buehler...

Posted: 14 days ago

No surprise. The Braves had two finalists for major end-of-season awards in Ronald Acuna and Brian Snitker after the team’s impressive 90-win season and National League East title. Acuna is one of three finalists for the National League Rookie of the Year award, it was announced Monday night. Acuna joins the Dodgers’ Walker Buehler...