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.”
 
Mercer University football returned to the field Saturday with a big win, remaining undefeated since the program resumed this year after a 71 year absence.
Mercer University football returns Saturday after a week off following a win in the season opener. They’ll take on a fellow start-up program: Warner University.
It appears Atlanta officials are one step closer to an agreement with a historic downtown church for land to build a new Falcons stadium. A city spokeswoman on Thursday confirmed a tentative deal had been reached for the church to receive about $14...
The Atlanta Falcons start their regular season Sunday with Super Bowl-sized expectations. The team faces some hurdles to making the NFL’s championship game in February, including a very young offensive line. But they have a number of key players...
Georgia receiver Malcolm Mitchell will miss the remainder of the season after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee in Saturday's loss at Clemson.
Mercer and Reinhardt traded in the lead Saturday evening as both universities debuted new football teams at Mercer University Stadium in Macon.
Mercer University will resume play on Saturday after a 72 year hiatus while Reinhardt University plays a collegiate foe for the first time ever.
Two of Georgia’s college football squads will be looking at conference championships come December, if you believe the media members who rank them in preseason polls. A third could be headed to its conference championship game on the strength of a...
Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank says the team expects to have a site for its new stadium in the next two weeks. Blank outlined the timeframe during a Wednesday forum that included business leaders in the community.
The College Football Hall of Fame will celebrate its new class of honorees Wednesday night in Atlanta, the hall’s new hometown. Officials said the hall remains on track to open a year from now, just ahead of the 2014 football season. The hall has...