Thu., February 14, 2013 12:00pm
An Atlanta Falcons executive says the team will consider moving to a suburban location if it does not strike a deal to build a new downtown stadium. Falcons President and CEO Rich McKay said Wednesday the team would have no choice but to consider a suburban site if negotiations on the downtown Atlanta site break down.
Sun., February 10, 2013 3:00pm
The current debate over how much money Georgia should contribute toward a new stadium for the Atlanta Falcons will demonstrate where leaders set their benchmarks.
Tue., January 29, 2013 11:00am
The Atlanta Falcons and the Georgia World Congress Center Authority have selected five architectural firms as finalists to design a proposed $1 billion retractable-roof stadium. GWCCA officials said finalists will prepare proposals including conceptual designs and will be interviewed within 30 days.
Wed., January 23, 2013 8:27am
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has asked Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank to reduce the amount of money taxpayers would be asked to contribute to a proposed $1 billion stadium.
Fri., January 18, 2013 3:07pm
State officials are reminding football fans to be responsible about drinking as the Atlanta Falcons compete in the NFL playoffs Sunday. The Governor's Office of Highway Safety is encouraging people to designate a sober driver if they plan to tailgate or cheer the team on at a bar.
Wed., December 12, 2012 5:21pm
The framework is set for public/private funding of a new Atlanta Falcons stadium, but Smith College sports economist Andrew Zimbalist says "the devil is in the details."
Mon., December 10, 2012 8:42am
The Georgia World Congress Center Authority is scheduled to meet Monday morning to review and vote on a framework around a new downtown stadium for the Atlanta Falcons. Board members will discuss a possible deal on the proposed stadium, which could cost between $948 million and just over $1 billion.
Thu., April 26, 2012 7:53am
The Atlanta Falcons have changed their mind and want to build a new retractable-roof stadium that would result in the demolition of the Georgia Dome. The Falcons and the Georgia World Congress Center Authority revealed Wednesday that they are negotiating a deal.
Mon., December 19, 2011 5:14pm
Falcons coach Mike Smith says his heart is fine. Smith said Monday his doctors have a plan to address the discomfort that caused him to be examined in a Charlotte hospital following the Falcons' win over the Panthers on Dec. 11.
Tue., September 20, 2011 11:00am
The Atlanta Falcons are pleased to announce the winners of the 2011 High School Coach of the Week presented by Russell Athletic, Captain in the Community presented by Russell Athletic, Youth Team of the Week and Cheer Squad of the Week for the week of September 12.