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Injuries Contest: Tasteless Or Usefull?

Millions of Americans play “fantasy football,” with NFL players’ points and yardage producing a fantasy team’s weekly score. An online website exclusively for physicians, meanwhile, features a different type of football contest.

Mercer Bears, Berry Vikings To Clash

Mercer University football will hope to remain undefeated in their third game this Saturday in Macon.

Mercer Bears Maul Warner Royals

Mercer University football returned to the field Saturday with a big win, remaining undefeated since the program resumed this season after a 71 year absence.

Tentative Deal Reached On Falcon's Stadium

It appears Atlanta officials are one step closer to an agreement with a historic downtown church for land to build a new Falcons stadium. A city spokeswoman on Thursday confirmed a tentative deal had been reached for the church to receive about $14.5 million.

Mercer Football To Face Another Newcomer

Mercer University football returns Saturday after a week off following a win in the season opener. They’ll take on a fellow start-up program: Warner University.

Falcons: Super Bowl Or Bust?

The Atlanta Falcons start their regular season Sunday with Super Bowl-sized expectations.

Mercer Football Returns With A Win

History was made Saturday night as two Georgia universities took to the gridiron against each other with brand new football programs.

UGA Receiver Mitchell Out For Season

Georgia receiver Malcolm Mitchell will miss the remainder of the season after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee in Saturday's loss at Clemson. Coach Mark Richt said Sunday that Mitchell will have season-ending surgery "in the near future."

Mercer, Reinhardt Football To Debut

Two Georgia universities will field new football programs this Saturday against each other. With this one game, Mercer University in Macon will begin its first season in 72 years, and Reinhardt University in Waleska will play its first intercollegiate game ever.

Blank Closes In On Stadium Site

Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank says the team expects to have a site for its new stadium in the next two weeks. Blank outlined the timeframe during a Wednesday forum that included business leaders in the community.