The Premier Lacrosse League is must-watch TV

I don’t know what the future holds for the Premier Lacrosse League. What I do know, is that after four weeks it has become appointment viewing television for me. I played lacrosse in high school and for a club team in Tallahassee after that. I was also lucky enough to cover the Georgia Swarm of …

The Braves have a championship caliber lineup

I’ve tried to temper my excitement for this year’s Atlanta Braves team. But here we are on June 22 and they’re 5.5 games ahead of the Philadelphia Phillies for first place in the National League East after erasing a four-run deficient in a 13-9 win over the Washington Nationals on Saturday. So I can no …

Panic Relief: Atlanta United back on track

After a slow start to the season that included an unceremonious exit from the CONCACAF Champions League in the second round, Atlanta United fans were a bit panicked. Yours truly included. But now, nearly midway through the season, Atlanta sits in third place in the Eastern Conference and just two points behind Philadelphia for first. …

The last days of 11

The last days of the man they call 11 are upon us. Ok that might be a bit melodramatic, considering Mike Martin isn’t dying he’s just retiring. Martin announced last June that the 2019 season would be his 40th and final as the head coach of the Florida State baseball team. He’s been a part …

BBQ Bucket List: Atlanta’s Best

If you follow me on Instagram, then you know outside of sports perhaps my biggest interest is barbecue. I’m constantly in pursuit of the best pulled pork or brisket. I first fell in love with barbecue when we would visit my grandmother at her summer condo in Cashiers, N.C., when I was around nine. I’m …

The death of golf’s Cinderellas

For the nearly the last decade Cinderella’s invitation to the ball has been lost in the mail at golf’s major championships. And it doesn’t look she’s getting invited back anytime soon. Which probably suits those that control the game just fine. Unlike most sports, golf’s underdogs aren’t widely celebrated. Instead it’s usually an indictment on …

Welcome to the site

Welcome to my new website. For the three of you reading this page that aren’t family members or Russian bots, my name is Paul Thomas. I’m a former sports writer now working in sports apparel in my hometown of Jacksonville Fla. with the occasional freelance gig here and there to keep the writing muscles alive …