Category Archives: Local Sports

TRAE YOUNG SELECTED AS A STARTER IN THIS YEAR’S NBA ALL-STAR GAME

The Atlanta Hawks’ Trae Young has been selected as a starter in this year’s NBA All-Star Game. He is the first Hawks player to be voted a starter since Dikembe Mutumbo in 1998. Young’s Eastern Conference team will be led by Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks. The 69th annual NBA All-Star Game will take…read more »

TUNE IN FOR ALABAMA MEN’S BASKETBALL ON WLAQ

Men’s college basketball will return to the airwaves of WLAQ 1410 AM and 96.9 FM this Saturday as Alabama hosts Kansas State. Tip off is set for 6 pm Eastern in Tuscaloosa for this non-conference match. Air time is set for 5 pm from Learfield IMG College.read more »

HERE’S THE SCOOP ON COLLEGE HOOPS

Alabama defeated Vanderbilt 77-62 in men’s college basketball among rivals of the SEC at Nashville, TN on Wednesday evening. John Petty, Jr. notched a game-high 23 points for the Crimson Tide, who improved to 11-7 overall and 4-2 in conference play. Petty reached a milestone with the 1,000th point of his career. He also had…read more »

HAWKS UPSET CLIPPERS AT STATE FARM ARENA

The Atlanta Hawks upset the LA Clippers 102-95 in NBA action at the State Farm Arena on Wednesday evening. That ended a two-game losing streak for the Hawks and a four-game winning streak for the Clippers. It also resulted in an even 1-1 split in the two-game season series between the teams. John Collins led…read more »

COLLEGE HOOPS ROUND-UP

Men’s college basketball will again take to the airwaves of WLAQ 1410 AM and 96.9 FM this evening as Alabama hits the road to take on Vanderbilt. The SEC match will get underway at 9 pm Eastern in Nashville. Air time is 8 pm from Learfield IMG College. The Crimson Tide is currently 10-7 overall…read more »

HAWKS TO HOST CLIPPERS TONIGHT

The Atlanta Hawks will end a three-game homestand tonight with an outing versus the LA Clippers. Tip off is set for 7:30 pm at State Farm Arena. The game will be televised on Fox Sports Southeast. This will be the last of two games between the Hawks and the Clippers of the season. The Clippers…read more »

HAWKS FALL TO RAPTORS IN MLK DAY GAME

The Atlanta Hawks fell to the Toronto Raptors 122-117 on Monday afternoon in an MLK Day Game at State Farm Arena. This was the second straight loss for Atlanta and fourth win in a row for Toronto. It also allowed the defending NBA-champion Raptors to take a 2-0 lead in the four-game season set among…read more »

HAWKS’ MLK DAY GAME SET FOR TODAY VERSUS RAPTORS

The Atlanta Hawks will play their Martin Luther King Jr. Game today versus the Toronto Raptors. Tip off is set for 2:30 pm at State Farm Arena. Are you unable to make it down to Atlanta to see the game in person? Watch it on the television; coverage will be provided by Fox Sports Southeast.…read more »