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Dallas Seavey Wins 3rd Iditarod In 4 Years

Dallas Seavey won his third Iditarod in four years, crossing under the burled arch in Nome on Wednesday morning. Seavey finished the 1,100-mile sled dog race in eight days, 18 hours, 13 minutes, and six seconds.

49ers Linebacker Quits After 1 Season, Citing Safety Concerns

Concerns about possibly incurring brain injuries have prompted Chris Borland to end his NFL career after just one season, during which he emerged as a star on the San Francisco 49ers' vaunted defense. Borland, 24, said, "I just honestly want to do what's best for my health."
Atlanta Braves new stadium

Comcast, Braves Announce Partnership For New Stadium

The Atlanta Braves have announced Comcast will provide voice, video and high-speed internet at its new SunTrust Park and a 60-acre area around the facility. The Braves plan to move into their new facility, now under construction in Cobb County, for the 2017 season.
Braves stadium

Watch Live: Braves Announce New Deal At 10 AM

The Atlanta Braves are expected to announce a new deal Tuesday related to the baseball team’s new stadium and the surrounding mixed-use development in Cobb County. Gov. Nathan Deal and Atlanta Braves Chairman and CEO Terry McGuirk are scheduled to make the announcement together
Atlanta Falcons stadium building

Ga. High Court Rejects Challenge To Falcons Stadium Financing

Georgia's highest court has rejected a challenge to the city of Atlanta using taxpayer revenue to help finance a new stadium for the Atlanta Falcons.
Georgia State University Panthers Player

UGA, Georgia State Headed To NCAA

The Georgia Bulldogs and Georgia State Panthers are headed to the big dance.
Dominique Wilkins

Atlanta Hawks Unveiling Dominique Wilkins Statue

The Atlanta Hawks and city officials are set to unveil a statue honoring legendary forward
Fullback Patrick DiMarco

Falcons Sign DiMarco, Matthews To Contract Extensions

The Atlanta Falcons have re-signed fullback Patrick DiMarco and defensive end Cliff Matthews to contract extensions. Matthews could have signed with another team as an unrestricted free agent.
Bobby Hendley Ga. Sports Hall of Fame

Hall Of Fame Inductee Bobby Hendley Reflects On Career Defining Game (VIDEO)

This weekend eight sports legends with ties to Georgia will be inducted into the state’s athletic Hall of Fame.
Thomas Brown

Brown Returns To Georgia As Running Backs Coach

Georgia coach Mark Richt has hired Thomas Brown as running backs coach, the school said in a statement Monday. Former running backs coach Bryan McClendon will now coach receivers.