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Tiger Gets A Reprieve

Tiger Woods got a reprieve Saturday in the Masters when he was given a two-shot penalty for a bad drop but allowed to stay in the tournament.

Garcia, Leishman Shoot 66 For Masters Lead

Sergio Garcia has turned in a bogey-free round to claim a share of the Masters lead. Garcia shot a 6-under 66 Thursday, leaving him tied with Marc Leishman and matching the Spaniard's best score ever at Augusta National.

Woods Favored, Challengers Aplenty At Masters

With ceremonial tee shots from three of golf's greatest players, the Masters has started on an overcast day. Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer and Gary Player — with 13 green jackets between them — each struck a ball off the first tee to begin the first major of the year Thursday.

Scalpers Selling Masters Badges On Highways

Police in Augusta say scalpers have set up shop along a local interstate trying to sell badges to the Masters golf tournament.

Masters Week Begins, Housing Packed

Practice rounds for the Masters Tournament begin Monday at Augusta National Golf Club.

Officials Police Masters Ticket Brokers

Augusta officials say they'll be looking out for illegal scalpers and checking for required ticket broker licenses during the Masters Tournament.

'Yes' On Falcons Stadium Deal

The city of Atlanta's economic development arm has voted to approve issuing more than $200 million in bonds to help finance a new stadium for the Atlanta Falcons.

Final Vote Set On Falcons Stadium

The city of Atlanta's economic development arm is set to hold what is likely the final public vote on a Falcons stadium deal. Invest Atlanta plans to hold the vote at a specially called meeting Thursday morning.

Atlanta Braves Start Season, Stadium Talks

The Atlanta Braves celebrated Opening Day Monday, but they were already thinking about their future. According to Mike Plant, Executive Vice President of Business Operations for the Braves, the team is in talks with the City of Atlanta over their lease of Turner Field.

Chipper Will Toss 1st Pitch

Chipper Jones has retired from the Braves, but he will still be on the field as the team takes on the Philadelphia Phillies in the season-opener in Atlanta. Jones is set to throw out the ceremonial first pitch for his old team Monday night at Turner Field.