• BREAKING: Atlanta Hawks sign Danilo Gallinari

    According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, Danilo Gallinari is officially an Atlanta Hawk after signing a three-year $61.5 million deal with the franchise.  Gallinari averaged 18.7 points and 5.2 rebounds with the Oklahoma City Thunder last year. Atlanta came into free agency looking to bolster up the roster and get Trae Young some help, especially with a veteran presence. They did just that by signing the 32-year-old sharpshooter.  Gallinari adds exceptional all-around shooting and veteran presence. [...]
  • Hawks Talon has found their entertainer. Meet Manni Supreme

    Hawks Talon Gaming Club will soon welcome an esteemed guest into their family as they launch Talon Takeover, an original content series featuring celebrities, entertainers and influencers playing NBA 2K21 with head coach Wesley Acuff.  But for one Georgia State university student, tonight means more than just watching people play the bestselling NBA game of all time. As the host of Talon Takeover, Emmanuel Lawrence will direct the conversations between Acuff and his celebrity guests [...]
  • Fantasy football winners and losers from week 10

    Week 10 of NFL action is officially in the books, and although many teams were off due to bye weeks, there was still plenty of fantasy action. Here are the biggest winners and losers from week 10. All points are based on standard points per reception (PPR) league formats. WINNERS Tom Brady, 32 points: Despite several lopsided performances this season, Brady still shines at moments, and week 10 was another example of why he remains [...]
  • BREAKING: Atlanta Hawks select Onyeka Okongwu 2020 NBA Draft

    With the sixth overall selection in the 2020 NBA Draft, the Atlanta Hawks selected Onyeka Okngwu.  In 28 games with Southern California, the All-Pac 12 Conference first-team player averaged 16.2 points, 8.6 rebounds and 2.7 blocks. Standing at six feet and nine inches tall, the former Trojan brings supreme athleticism to an already young and talented frontcourt in Atlanta. The Hawks acquired Clint Capela from the Houston Rockets in February to pair with John Collins [...]
  • Panthers fall just short of glory in Sun Belt Final

    The Sun Belt Conference Men’s Soccer Tournament is over, and with it goes the Panthers’ 2020 soccer season, as the team finishes their season 9-2-2. The team put together another great year with head coach Brett Surrency collecting his 100th career win as a head coach. Georgia State led the nation with 24 goals scored and boasts several players with conference recognition. George Proctor picked up his second Sun Belt Player of the Year award [...]
  • Update on new event and sports facility, set to open in 2022

    Two years after Georgia State announced plans to build an 8,000 seat basketball complex near the newly named Credit Parc Stadium, the buzz for the multi-million dollar facility has calmed down. Does that mean it will not happen?  Well, let’s find out, shall we? First, let’s meet the convocation center, slated for a groundbreaking ceremony today at 10 a.m. Georgia State University President Mark Becker will host the event at 455 Capitol Avenue. Georgia State [...]
  • After six months of training and unorthodox workouts, Georgia State ready for the season

    As Rob Lanier and the Panthers men’s basketball team gear up for the new season, several things have changed. With their first game set for Nov. 25 against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets, Georgia State took further measures to maintain a safe and healthy environment for their players. Lanier said that the team works out in four-man groups to adhere to social distancing guidelines. Individual coaches split and work out with the players. When asked [...]
  • Jalen Thomas ready to shine in year two under Rob Lanier

    For Jalen Thomas, basketball seemed like destiny from the start, as both his father and grandfather played college basketball. The sophomore forward became the second highest-ranked recruit to sign to Georgia State after an illustrious high school career, featuring a Michigan championship, two final four appearances and numerous awards. When Thomas was asked about his inspiration to play basketball, he pointed to one special person in his life and a special goal. “I was always [...]
  • Joe Jones ready to capture a conference title

    In sports, the community can create lifelong camaraderie and friendship among teammates, coaches and even your siblings, for that matter. Along with the sports and basketball community, some young players tend to mold their game after professional players and look to them as motivation sources. Very few, however, can look in their own homes for that motivation from a former No. 1 overall pick.    Joe Jones III, sophomore center for Georgia State men’s basketball team, [...]
  • Brandon Goodwin’s back home and living out his NBA dreams

    Brandon Goodwin plays for his hometown team, the Atlanta Hawks, where just a few short years ago, he starred at Norcross High School and won Georgia 6A Player of the Year.  Goodwin averaged 6.1 pts, 2.1 rebounds, and 1.5 assists in his 2nd season in the NBA.  “Playing in your hometown is a dream, and for me, it was to take advantage of the opportunity now,” Goodwin said. Goodwin’s journey in Atlanta started as a [...]
  • The Lady Panthers exit the regular season victorious

    Georgia State ended the year on top as the Lady Panthers took all three games in their regular-season finale against the South Alabama Jaguars. The Panthers recognized four seniors during Thursday’s senior night, and the team awarded the vets by recording two shutouts to punctuate the win. The team recognized seniors Leah Wilcox, Dzemila Hadzic, Jordan Shoemaker and Cierra Sillmon before the second game of the day for their accomplishments both on and off the [...]
  • Fantasy football winners and losers from an entertaining week nine

    Week nine of NFL action is officially in the books. We saw breakout players continue to shine, and players return from the injured reserve list, only to hurt themselves again.  Here are the biggest fantasy winners and losers. As always, all scores below are in points per reception (PPR) format. Winners Christian McCaffrey, 37 points: After missing over a month due to an ankle injury, the fourth-year running back returned and picked up right where [...]
  • Hear from Coach Wolff as the Panthers begin to taste their Jan. 30 start

    The Georgia State men’s tennis team is preparing for their upcoming season this spring. During the offseason, the team experienced changes from the coaches to the roster.   Bailey Showers’ transition from student-athlete to the coaching staff preserves a piece of last year’s team culture. Showers joins the staff of third-year head coach Jonathan Wolff. The Panthers’ long-awaited season opener against the Charlotte 49ers will come on Jan. 30. The date seems far out, but the [...]
  • George Proctor knows there’s more to life than just sports, whether it’s in Leeds, England or Atlanta

    With over three billion fans, soccer is one of the most popular sports in the world. But in England, it is more than just a game. With soccer’s origins buried in England’s history, it has been embedded in European culture for hundreds of years and has since become a way of life for most of its fans. George Proctor, a defender on the Georgia State men’s soccer team, hails from Leeds, England, a city in [...]
  • Ahead of the Sun Belt Championships, Marine Garnier could only speak highly of her teammates

    Running cross country or track is a task that many hate, but some see it as freedom. Many people have a hard time believing runners find joy in running in circles or run for so long.   Marine Garnier, a junior cross country runner, first started playing sports when she was seven years old. Though she began with gymnastics, a year of both gymnastics and running presented her with a choice. “I did seven years of [...]