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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.

VIDEO: Final Four Floor Headed To Atlanta

The Michigan-made portable maple court for men's college basketball's Final Four is making the trip this week to Atlanta. Connor Sport Court International says work on the floor began last year. (Watch that work here.)

UGA Swim & Dive Team NCAA Champs

Georgia pulled away Saturday night to dethrone two-time defending champion California at the NCAA women's swimming and diving championships.

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