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. MLS Commissioner Don Garber says this is part of the league's broader expansion into the Southeast. "Atlanta's one of the largest markets in North America, it happens to be the largest market without an MLS team. It's very diverse, very rich in sports tradition.”
 
Norcross High School hosted the Hilton Invitational Saturday, where seven Georgia boys teams competed in six games, all but one against out-of-state foes.
A jam-packed day of top-notch wrestling occurred this past weekend, when four major tournaments took place.
At the state duals tournament in Macon, Archer, Pope, Gilmer, Banks County, Jefferson and Gordon Lee each won state championships.
Our first midseason girls basketball poll has been released. We will have one each week from now until the playoffs.
Officials said Monday a 16-year-old wrestler at Carver High School in Columbus died during practice and classes have been suspended until Thursday. The unidentified teen collapsed while he was jogging during practice Monday morning and was later...
A 12-year-old basketball player from Buford who collapsed at a game and died Saturday night is being remembered by coaches as a great kid. Coach Byron Larrieu said the 6-foot player was "a phenomenal kid with a great sense of humor."
It’s a return trip to El Paso and the Sun Bowl for the Georgia Tech football team Monday afternoon after an uneven season. The Yellow Jackets have lost their last two games: the conference championship and the annual in-state rivalry match against...
The Georgia Bulldogs are playing in a Florida bowl game Tuesday – just not the one they wanted. It’s the Capital One Bowl in Orlando rather than the national championship in Miami.
The Chick-fil-A Bowl is a sellout for the 16th consecutive year. The bowl said Monday it has sold all its tickets for the Dec. 31 game between No. 9 Louisiana State and No. 14 Clemson at the Georgia Dome.
In a game that featured two of the state’s best senior running backs, one was able to make the crucial plays down the stretch while the other could not overcome a blistering defense determined to stop the run at all costs.