USA Today has a great article on the Dream's surprise run from the worst record in WNBA history to a 1-0 lead in the WNBA Eastern Conference Finals.
A review of our pro teams' most recent title shots:
The Braves last reached the World Series in 1999.
The Falcons' only Super Bowl trip: 1998.
The Thrashers have never reached the Stanley Cup Finals.
The Hawks have never reached the NBA Finals.
Our major college teams have fared a bit better:
Neither Tech nor Georgia have been to a BCS Championship Game.
Tech men's hoops made the 2005 final, losing to UConn.
The Bulldogs finished second in the 2008 College World Series.
Georgia men's tennis won a national title in 2008, and its women's team won in 2002.
The Gym Dogs won their most recent national championship in 2009.
Georgia's men's swimming, golf, and equestrian teams and Georgia Tech women's tennis have all won titles in the past decade.
The Dream tip off tonight at 7:30 at Philips. The game will be on NBA TV.