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Watch Live: Braves Announce New Deal At 10 AM

The Atlanta Braves are expected to announce a new deal Tuesday related to the baseball team’s new stadium and the surrounding mixed-use development in Cobb County. Gov. Nathan Deal and Atlanta Braves Chairman and CEO Terry McGuirk are scheduled to make the announcement together
Atlanta Falcons stadium building

Ga. High Court Rejects Challenge To Falcons Stadium Financing

Georgia's highest court has rejected a challenge to the city of Atlanta using taxpayer revenue to help finance a new stadium for the Atlanta Falcons.
Georgia State University Panthers Player

UGA, Georgia State Headed To NCAA

The Georgia Bulldogs and Georgia State Panthers are headed to the big dance.
Dominique Wilkins

Atlanta Hawks Unveiling Dominique Wilkins Statue

The Atlanta Hawks and city officials are set to unveil a statue honoring legendary forward
Fullback Patrick DiMarco

Falcons Sign DiMarco, Matthews To Contract Extensions

The Atlanta Falcons have re-signed fullback Patrick DiMarco and defensive end Cliff Matthews to contract extensions. Matthews could have signed with another team as an unrestricted free agent.
Bobby Hendley Ga. Sports Hall of Fame

Hall Of Fame Inductee Bobby Hendley Reflects On Career Defining Game (VIDEO)

This weekend eight sports legends with ties to Georgia will be inducted into the state’s athletic Hall of Fame.
Thomas Brown

Brown Returns To Georgia As Running Backs Coach

Georgia coach Mark Richt has hired Thomas Brown as running backs coach, the school said in a statement Monday. Former running backs coach Bryan McClendon will now coach receivers.
College Football signing day

It's National Signing Day 2015

Today is the day that all high school athletes dream about. Today, all over the state of Georgia and the country for that matter, high school players are signing letters of intent to play collegiately at the next level.

Blank Says Falcons 'Wrong' To Add Fake Crowd Noise To Games

Falcons owner Arthur Blank said Tuesday he has seen enough of the NFL's investigation of fake crowd noise at Atlanta's home games to acknowledge wrongdoing.
Arthur Blank greets new Falcon head coach Dan Quinn

It's Official!: Quinn Is Atlanta Falcons New Coach (VIDEO)

The Atlanta Falcons have announced that Seattle defensive coordinator Dan Quinn will be the team's next coach. Quinn was introduced at a news conference Tuesday. He replaces Mike Smith, who was fired following a 6-10 finish in 2014.