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Benjamin E Mays high school

Some Students Barred From Basketball Game Due To Security

Some students were turned away from a high school basketball game in Atlanta amid heightened security.
UGA Coach Mark Richt

Georgia Football Coach Richt Gets 2-Year Contract Extension

Georgia football coach Mark Richt has received a two-year contract extension that ties him to the Bulldogs through 2019 and increases his salary to $4 million a year. The school's executive committee approved the new contract Wednesday, boosting Richt from $3.2 million a year.
Coach Dan Quinn

Dan Quinn's 2nd Interview With Falcons Goes 'Very Well'

Seattle defensive coordinator Dan Quinn's second interview with the Falcons appears to have strengthened his chances of becoming Atlanta's next coach.

High School Coach Charged With Biting Another Coach In Face

A high school coach in suburban Atlanta is accused of biting another coach's face.
John Smoltz

Smoltz Elected To Baseball's Hall Of Fame

Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz and Craig Biggio have been elected to baseball's Hall of Fame.
UGA swim coach Jack Bauerle

UGA Swim Coach Suspension Extended

The NCAA has sanctioned Georgia swimming coach Jack Bauerle for rules violations involving a star athlete, but he will be returning to the program he led to national prominence.

Stop The Drop: Community Programs Make A Difference

All across Georgia, students, teachers and community volunteers are doing their part to help improve Georgia's high school graduation rate. In 2013, only 71.5 percent of high school students graduated with their classmates.

Atlanta Hawks General Manager Danny Ferry To Take Indefinite Leave Of Absence

Atlanta Hawks General Manager Danny Ferry will take an indefinite leave of absence, effective immediately. Hawks CEO Steve Koonin released a statement Friday afternoon, detailing Ferry’s departure.

Atlanta Reverend: Bruce Levenson’s Premise Was Wrong

The Atlanta Hawks CEO says general manager Danny Ferry will be punished for making racially charged comments about a free agent. Ferry is the second Hawks official who facing backlash for racially–charged comments in recent days.

Talking Women's Football With Atlanta Phoenix Founder, April Christler

There are professional women's football teams across the country, including teams in Savannah and in Atlanta. They use a smaller ball than what men use on the field, but the rules mirror those followed by NCAA football.

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