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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.

Elation Segues To Disappointment As Mercer Basketball Falls To Tennessee Following Duke Upset

Mercer University basketball fans are back down to earth after the Bears lost to the University Tennessee by 20 points Sunday night. Just 48 hours earlier Mercer, was the talk of the sports world after upsetting Duke University in the NCAA tournament.

Mercer Stuns Duke 78-71 In NCAA Basketball Tournament Upset

They're calling it a "bracket-buster." No. 14 seed Mercer University defeated No. 3 seed Duke University in Raleigh, N.C. Friday afternoon in a stunning NCAA tournament upset.

Mercer Basketball To Face Duke In The Bears' First NCAA Tournament Since 1985

The last time Mercer University basketball took any part in March Madness, REO Speedwagon’s "Can't Fight This Feeling" was on top of the charts — March, 1985 to be exact.