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RJ Hunter during Sunbelt game

Georgia State Upsets Baylor In NCAA Tournament Win

R.J. Hunter's 3-pointer with 2.7 seconds remaining capped a comeback from a 12-point deficit and lifted 14th-seeded Georgia State to a 57-56 opening-game victory over third-seeded Baylor in the NCAA Tournament on Thursday.

March Madness Starts With A Bang, And A Big Comeback

Ole Miss scored 62 points in the second half last night to dig its way out of a hole and into the big bracket, on the first day of the NCAA men's basketball tournament. At the half, the Rebels were 17 points behind BYU which had pulled off its own miracle comeback just three years ago.

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.