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Running The AJC Peachtree Road Race? Kick It Up A Knotch And Wear A Costume

It’s almost July 4th. In Atlanta, before the cookouts and the fireworks, thousands of Atlantans will get up at the crack of dawn to run the annual AJC Peachtree Road Race.

Want To Show Waffle House Your Team America Spirit? Avoid Belgian Waffles

“Scattered”, “smothered”, and “covered” are just some of the words well known by the Waffle House faithful, but today the culturally iconic restaurant had new words for the Twittersphere: “We believe that we will win!”

Pro Hockey Returns To Macon, Is The Third Time A Charm?

The owners of the team formerly known as the Augusta Riverhawks are betting that the third time out will be the charm for pro hockey in Macon.

Georgia Sports Media Get A First Look At 2014 College Football

Georgia’s sports reporters got a closer look at the upcoming college football season at the annual Pigskin Preview event at the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame in Macon Tuesday.

Cobb County Commission Approves Braves Stadium Deal, Despite Meeting Raucous

After a raucous scene at Tuesday night’s Cobb County Commission meeting, the ink is drying on contracts that will bring the Atlanta Braves to Cobb County.

Atlanta Braves Release Renderings Of Cobb County Stadium

The Atlanta Braves have released six conceptual renderings of their planned stadium and mixed- use development in Cobb County.

It's Official, Major League Soccer Is Coming To Atlanta

Red, white, and gold -- they were the original colors of the Atlanta Falcons, and now they will represent Atlanta's new Major League Soccer team. After weeks of speculation, Falcons owner Arthur Blank confirmed Wednesday evening he is founding an MLS team.

UGA's Swim Team Allegations Could Have Long Term Effects

The NCAA is considering serious sanctions against the University of Georgia swim team, but the trouble could trickle down to the rest of the athletic program.

Analyst: Major League Soccer Would Do Well In Atlanta

A Major League Soccer franchise would do well in Atlanta, according to soccer commentator Ives Galarcep of the widely-read website

Savannah Sand Gnats Gear Up For Possible Final Season At Grayson Stadium

The crack of a baseball bat is a familiar and exciting sound on spring nights in Savannah, home of the Sand Gnats.