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College Football signing day

It's National Signing Day 2015

Today is the day that all high school athletes dream about. Today, all over the state of Georgia and the country for that matter, high school players are signing letters of intent to play collegiately at the next level.

Blank Says Falcons 'Wrong' To Add Fake Crowd Noise To Games

Falcons owner Arthur Blank said Tuesday he has seen enough of the NFL's investigation of fake crowd noise at Atlanta's home games to acknowledge wrongdoing.
Arthur Blank greets new Falcon head coach Dan Quinn

It's Official!: Quinn Is Atlanta Falcons New Coach (VIDEO)

The Atlanta Falcons have announced that Seattle defensive coordinator Dan Quinn will be the team's next coach. Quinn was introduced at a news conference Tuesday. He replaces Mike Smith, who was fired following a 6-10 finish in 2014.
New Braves stadium rendering

Court To Hear Challenge To Braves Stadium Financing

The Georgia Supreme Court is set to hear arguments Tuesday in an appeal of a lower court ruling on financing for the new Braves baseball stadium in Cobb County.
Former Seattle Seahawks defensive coach Dan Quinn

Falcons Agree To Five Year Deal With Seahawks' Quinn

A person familiar with the negotiations says Seattle defensive coordinator Dan Quinn has agreed to a five-year deal to become the Atlanta Falcons coach.
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.