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A New Voice For Georgia Tech

Brandon Gaudin has been named to replace Wes Durham as Georgia Tech's play-by-play announcer.

Atlanta Reaches Falcons Stadium Deal

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.

Falcons Break Off Stadium Talks With Church

A state agency negotiating for land to build a new NFL stadium has broken off talks with one of two churches in its path.

Ga. Southern Studying Football Concussions

Georgia Southern University officials say the school is using a $385,000 grant to study the impact of concussions on football players.

Georgia Southern Studies Concussion Risks

Georgia Southern University officials say the school is using a $385,000 grant to study the impact of concussions on football players.

Braves Propose Maglev Train

The Atlanta Braves are studying the idea of creating a new train to take fans from downtown Atlanta to Turner Field.

Alternate Site For Falcons Stadium?

Attention is shifting to a second site for a stadium that would be the new home for the Atlanta Falcons. A deadline to buy two churches on the stadium's preferred site is just over a week away, and no deal with the congregations has been reached.

Football Player's Death Linked To Tumor

The Gwinnett County Medical Examiner says a brain tumor caused the death of a northeast Georgia high school football player. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported that 17-year-old Jordan Bracken-Howley died suddenly Monday morning at his father's house in Lawrenceville.

Atlanta Impresses Soccer Organizers

The organizers of an international soccer tournament that recently stopped in Atlanta say they can see the city hosting bigger matches in the future.

Crash Survivor Leaves Hospital

The lone survivor in a south Georgia crash that killed three high school football players has returned home.

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