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Tony Schiavone

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Tony Schiavone is the Sports Director of WSB Radio in Atlanta and can be heard anchoring sports each morning on Atlanta's Morning News. He also is a member of the Georgia Bulldogs Radio Network...working on the post game show during both home and away games, and writes and produces the Best of the Bulldogs....which won the AP Award for Best Sports Program in 2004. He also won the 2006 Georgia Association of Broadcaster Award for Best Sports Story or Series. He also is the Sports Anchor for WHIO in Dayton, Ohio. Prior to his years with WSB, he was the host of WCW Monday Nitro on TNT and WCW Thunder on TBS. He spent 10 years with Turner Broadcasting as TV host and was the host of Monday Nitro when it was consistently one of the top rated weekly cable television programs. Schiavone has appeared in the motion picture "Ready to Rumble," release by Warner Brothers in 2000, and appeared in the HBO series Arliss in 1998. He is a member of SAG.

Latest from Tony Schiavone

If Eason choses Georgia, he would immediately be a candidate to start. 

Jacob Eason to Tweet decision today

Five-star quarterback Jacob Eason, who has been committed to the Dawgs since July of 2014 will end all of the suspense today when he will officially announce his decision via Twitter. And, as you know by now, it’s down to Georgia and Florida.  The Gators moved into the picture ...

John Smoltz finished his career with the most wins ever by a Braves pitcher in a season (24) and the only pitcher with 200 wins and 150 saves (213-154).  He also was 15-and-4 in 41 postseason games including 7-0 in the NLDS.

John Smoltz: Blazing his own path to Cooperstown

In 2001, a year after Tommy John surgery, the career of John Smoltz was at a crossroads, or at least so we thought. In reality it was entering a new phase that would make him a lock for Cooperstown.  A year later Smoltz became the greatest closer to ever wear ...

Chen-Ming Wang, in his first start off the disabled list, had his best outing as a G-Brave.  He went 7.2 innings with eight hits allowed. He gave up only one unearned run and struck out two. 

Wang, Martin Lead G-Braves Past Columbus, 6-1

Behind the pitching of right-handed starter Chien-Ming Wang and righty reliever Cody Martin, the Gwinnett Braves (18-23) beat the Columbus Clippers (23-18) by a 6-1 score Thursday night in game one of the four-game series at Huntington Park.  Wang (W, 1-4), in his first start off the disabled list, had ...

Mycal Jones had another big day for the G-Braves in the loss at Toledo, going 2-for-4 with two runs, a double and an RBI. He is 5-for-8 through the first two games of the series. 

Mud Hens drub G-Braves, 10-5

The Gwinnett Braves (17-22) suffered a disastrous first inning, giving up seven runs to the Toledo Mud Hens (15-23), five of which were unearned, and dropped game two of their three-game series by a 10-5 score Tuesday at Fifth Third Field.   In that half inning, lead-off batter Xavier Avery ...

G-Braves first baseman Barrett Kleinknecht was 2-for-3 with three runs, a solo homer and an RBI in the win at Toledo on 05-18-15

G-Braves Roll Past Toledo, 8-2

The Gwinnett Braves (17-21), behind the hitting of Barrett Kleinknecht and Mycal Jones, whipped the Toledo Mud Hens (14-23) 8-2 Monday night in the opening game of the three-game series at Fifth Third Field.   Kleinknecht and Jones each hit solo homers in the win. It was also the second ...

Coach Mark Fox and the Dawgs won their opener on the NIT Season Tip Off in Athens over Stony Brook, but faltered in NYC against Gonzaga and Minnesota.

Hey, where are all the fans?

WSB's Tony Schiavone spent much of the Thanksgiving holiday in New York City as the UGA basketball team played in the NIT Season Tip Off at Madison Square Garden. Was the lack of attendance at the Garden a sign of a bigger problem in college basketball?

Wow!  Had a steel chair been available, it would have morphed into Ric Flair vs Wahoo McDaniel.

Not a plug nickel

WSB's Tony Schiavone says they can fight all they want in front of the cameras, but NASCAR is not what is used to be, and the declining numbers prove it.

Nick Chubb's numbers as the starting tailback for the Dawgs have been staggering. 68 carries for 345 yards and three touchdowns. (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

If Gurley returns, what happens to Chubb?

WSB's Tony Schiavone says if Todd Gurley returns to the UGA backfield, then the Dawgs will still need to make sure freshman Nick Chubb gets his share of the load.

I'm the fat guy on the left, Jay Black is the guy on the right and that is the most he has ever smiled.

In the end, it's teamwork that always wins

WSB's Tony Schiavone says the news of Todd Gurley's suspension and resulting successful weekend says a lot about teamwork, on many levels.

In Kansas City, they're partying like it's 1985

To succeed on the diamond, owners need to stay out of the way

WSB's Tony Schiavone says if we have learned anything during this MLB postseason, it's that baseball people need to run the team, not the owners.

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