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Mercer Football To Face First Big Hurdle

Mercer University's fledgling football team will face its first experienced opponent this coming weekend. They'll take on Iowa's Drake University, which tied for the Pioneer League title last season.

Mercer Bears Storm Past Berry Vikings

Mercer University football remains undefeated after they overwhelmed Berry College Saturday night. The Bears battled both the elements and the Berry Vikings to win 43-0 at home. The stands were at most half full thanks to torrential downpours.

2nd Church Approves Stadium Buyout

An Atlanta church congregation has voted to accept a $19.5 million offer to relocate so the Atlanta Falcons can build a new stadium downtown. Friendship Baptist Church members voted Sunday to accept the offer for their land south of the Georgia Dome.

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.