Steve Hummer, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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Past articles by Steve:

Sound familiar? Falcons carry high hope into offseason

So, another season closes, leaving another seven months of living on the hardtack and jerky of hope. The same diet that has sustained the Falcons fan for so very long. → Read More

All this winning ain’t so easy, as Bulldogs show against Kentucky

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Georgia is cold. → Read More

Early second-half blitz restores order, propels Georgia past Mississippi State

STARKVILLE, MISS. – The worst 44 seconds of a thus-far unbeaten campaign was bad for Georgia. Seriously bad. The kind of bad that makes a man question his faith and doubt the existence of a higher football power. → Read More

On a night of great promise, Georgia Tech stumbles

A plea to Las Vegas and all those places where sharks wear sunglasses indoors and would set odds on a colonoscopy if they could: Don’t soon again make Georgia Tech a favorite. → Read More

Bulldogs take note: Glory is fleeting, just ask Braves

ATHENS – Not that the Georgia Bulldogs required any real shock therapy before entering a more interesting phase of their championship defense. Nonetheless, the Braves just maybe attached electrodes to some sensitive areas and sent a jolt of perspective this way Saturday while making their own ugly, inglorious exit. → Read More

Falcons dare to tackle Brady, and suffer the consequences

TAMPA – Sunday was billed as a battle for the lead in the NFC South. For that, give these talent-strapped Falcons high praise for taking any kind of real intrigue into the season’s fifth game. → Read More

Close-call victory changes the view of Georgia football this season

COLUMBIA, MO. – Saturday night in mid-America was a time and place to readjust the prism through which 2022 Georgia football is viewed. → Read More

Brock Bowers for Heisman? Sounds about right

ATHENS – Time to reset the 2022 Heisman Trophy watch. Time to think beyond the privileged quarterback class to a player who doesn’t need to take a snap to affect a game every bit as much as the maestro does the orchestra. → Read More

Champion Georgia Bulldogs’ home debut a workmanlike rout

Steve Hummer: There was little hard-hitting football news to be had in a 33-0 victory over the humble visitors from Birmingham. It was all pretty much business as usual. → Read More

Rory McIlroy is golf’s most interesting man – both on and off course

We come here today not to bury Rory McIlroy. Even when he duck hooks it in the rain with his very first shot in this Tour Championship, his tee ball jumping the East Lake fencing, making a break for Alston Drive, you dare not put pennies on his eyes and declare him the Late, Great Two-Time FedEx Cup Champion. → Read More

J.T. Poston trying to move up standings, just like his Braves

Playing in his first Tour Championship, J.T. Poston allowed neither the elements nor the inexperience to trouble him Thursday, posting a 5-under 65. → Read More

New Saudi tour deserves barely a golf clap

But how scared should the PGA Tour be? And how seriously should they be taken by the golf world? So far, in both cases, not so much. → Read More

Despite doubts, Scottie Scheffler proves he was ready to win Masters

AUGUSTA — What to make of Scottie Scheffler, the guy who just performed a clinical dissection of the Masters? → Read More

Tiger Woods’ next appearance? That’s anyone’s guess

AUGUSTA - Hope you enjoyed the Tiger Woods World Fair, otherwise known as the 2022 Masters. Took in just enough of the torrent of brave adjectives written on his behalf to soak in the experience without drowning in the prose. → Read More

Masters Sunday becomes showdown between Scheffler, Smith

AUGUSTA - As Scottie Scheffler and his sage caddie - Bubba Watson’s man from his two championships here – were conducting a search and rescue mission in largely unexplored brush left of the fairway at 18 Saturday, all matters Masters got a lot more interesting. → Read More

Harold Varner proves he belongs among the Masters leaders

AUGUSTA - When it comes time, when the world is watching and his golf matters most, Harold Varner will decide what kind of symbol he’ll be. You don’t get to make that call. → Read More

Steve Hummer: Tiger Woods gets a win

So, break out the duct tape, the baling wire, the WD-40 Thursday night. Whatever it takes to keep Tiger Woods' captivating comeback on track. → Read More

Jon Rahm ready to become the next first-time Masters winner

AUGUSTA - In a non-Tiger-Woods-related development at this Masters – one or two may manage to fight their way to the surface this week: Jon Rahm is ready to win. → Read More

Tiger Woods makes the spoiled walk good again

Given that this is the Masters, which has a way of bringing out the remarkable in Tiger Woods, it’s a challenge that will fascinate for however long it lasts. → Read More

Tiger Watch has returned just as fans once again descend on Augusta National

So, will Tiger Woods and his crowd be the story come Thursday’s first round? He still hasn’t announced, he’s still taking inventory of his body parts. → Read More