Interest in Mercer University's football season opener in Macon is taking administrators by surprise.
Tickets for next Saturday's game in Mercer's brand new Macon stadium sold out in a matter of minutes. Many faculty and staff have expressed disappointment at not getting seats.
Florida A&M University's Marching 100 will return to the field Sept. 1 in Orlando, nearly two years after it was suspended because of a hazing-related death.
New band director Sylvester Young made the announcement Thursday as the band practiced.
Authorities identified a fan who fell more than 60 feet from an upper-level platform at Atlanta's Turner Field as 29-year-old Ronald Homer of Conyers.
The Fulton County Medical Examiner's Office early Tuesday released the man's identity and said an autopsy is planned for Tuesday.
Fans are getting their first look at Mercer University's new football team as practices begin in Macon.
The NCAA Division I Bears are scheduled to play Reinhardt University at the end of the month in what will be their first game since Mercer put football on hold for World War II.
Mayor Kasim Reed says Atlanta has reached a $19.5 million preliminary deal to buy the property of one of two churches needed to build a new stadium for the Atlanta Falcons.
Reed said Tuesday that the deal must still be ratified by officials at Friendship Baptist Church.