State records show that Georgia lawmakers have been given thousands of dollars in tickets so they could watch football games, pro wrestling matches and monster truck races from a luxury box – while the state authority that runs the Georgia Dome is seeking to boost its borrowing limit to build a new stadium.
The NCAA has announced that for the first time, the Division II and Division III titles will be awarded in the same city and over the same weekend as the culmination of the Division I tournament in 2013.
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.
Matt Ryan threw a career-high four touchdown passes and the Atlanta Falcons rallied to beat the Philadelphia Eagles 35-31 after Michael Vick was knocked out with an injury late in the third quarter Sunday night. The Falcons (1-1) fell behind by 10 points, but completed their comeback with Michael Turner breaking off a 61-yard run, then powering over from the 3 with 3:24 remaining.