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.”
 
The Atlanta Braves plan to move from their home at Turner Field to a new stadium in Cobb County in 2017. The new ballpark will be at the intersection of I-75 and I-285 in the Cumberland Mall/ Cobb Galleria area. The new stadium is projected to cost...
Atlanta could host the U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Diving for the 2016 Summer Games. The USA Diving organization has narrowed the possible host cities to Atlanta or Indianapolis, Indiana.
The Rock n' Roll Marathon gets underway in Savannah on Saturday. More than 30,000 visitors are expected. Runners are starting to stream into town. The Rock 'n Roll Marathon is now the second-largest tourist draw in Savannah.The event,...
The Rock n' Roll Marathon gets underway in Savannah on Saturday. More than 30,000 visitors are expected. Runners are starting to stream into town. City officials are urging residents to have a party and be smart about traffic disruptions.
Mercer University football comes home this Saturday after two victorious weekends away. The Bears will take on the Jacksonville University Dolphins, who could pose a challenge.
Mercer University football was back on the road Saturday afternoon against Davidson College. The Bears had no problems declawing the Wildcats, defeating them 51-26 to get their second straight road win.
Saturday's Georgia-Florida game will pump millions of dollars into the Jacksonville-area economy. That includes Georgia's St. Simons Island where thousands of partiers book hotels and typically trash the beach on Friday. About 8,000...
Mercer University football heads back out on the road this Saturday to take on conference rival Davidson University. The Wildcats are on their ninth life going into the weekend, as they’re 0-8 on the season.
The Mercer University football team was back on the road Saturday afternoon in front of Campbell University’s homecoming crowd in North Carolina.
Mercer University football is back on a winning streak after defeating Valparaiso University Saturday afternoon. The Bears powered past the Crusaders to win 35-21 to remain undefeated at home.