Sam Crenshaw

Weekends

Sam Crenshaw is a veteran Sports Reporter and television Sports Anchor.

The Weekend Morning Host here on SportsRadio 92-9 the Game, Sam is also a correspondent for Atlanta City TV and Spokesperson for the Sports Image Georgia Sports Marketing Group. He is also the play-by-play voice for Georgia State Basketball on ESPN3.

Sam is known in the Atlanta community for his knowledge of local athletes and teams as well as his passion for playing tennis. A Birmingham, Alabama native, Sam worked at WXIA-TV from September of 1998 until August of 2014. Sam came to 11Alive from WFMY-TV, Gannett’s CBS affiliate in Greensboro, North Carolina where he served as sports anchor/reporter since August of 1991.

Prior to his work at WFMY-TV, Crenshaw was the Sports Director at WRDW-TV in Augusta, Georgia for five years. Crenshaw also served as the anchor for “Black College Sports Today” on ESPN, a weekly program that focused on athletics at the nation’s historically black universities. Sam also served as sideline reporter and play-by-play voice for college football on ESPN2.

A 2003 Emmy Award winner for Best Sports Performer, Crenshaw also hosted Matchpoint Atlanta, a weekly tennis program that aired nationally on Sportsouth and locally on 11Alive. Sam has received the USTA’s Media Excellence Award and serves on the board of USTA Georgia.

In addition, Sam has been sideline reporter for the Atlanta Falcons Radio Netwrok as well as the sideline reporter for Georgia State University Panthers Radio.

Sam is a graduate of the University of West Georgia. During his college years, Sam was an announcer at WSB-FM. He also is a member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity. Sam and his wife Phyllis live in Duluth.

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    June 24, 2019 - 9:14 pm

    There was a lot of chatter after the draft about unofficial trades and guys wearing hats of teams that they won't even play for.

    Trades don't become official until the 6th of July. It is a...

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    May 15, 2019 - 8:11 pm

    Cory McCartney of Fox Sports South joined Sam Crenshaw on the show to give some insight in to the significance of Austin Riley getting called up.

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    May 11, 2019 - 10:25 am

    Sam spoke with Gabriel Stovall from the Covington News regarding the bittersweet emotions of high school sports fans in Newton County, Georgia this past week. They discuss the life and times of...

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    May 07, 2019 - 8:58 pm

    Georgia Tech, for about the last decade, has been under the radar as far as social media goes. Matt Winkeljohn joined Sam Crenshaw in studio and gave some interesting insight in to what's going on...

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    April 29, 2019 - 10:47 pm

    The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets had their spring game this past Friday. It really got a lot of people buzzing around the city. This is Geoff Collins' first spring game as the head coach of the...

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    April 23, 2019 - 10:15 pm

    The Atlanta Braves were able to get a series win against the Cleveland Indians over the weekend even with the bullpen working against them at times. The Braves counted on their bats to put...

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    April 21, 2019 - 8:57 am

    The 2019 NFL schedules were released this week, and Weekend Mornings' Sam Crenshaw thinks that the layout of the schedule works out well for The Atlanta Falcons.

    The Falcons don't play a...

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