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.”
 
Several of the state's most highly ranked teams competed in tournaments and invitationals over weekend, despite being knee-deep in region play. One of the most high-profile of those events was the Marriott Invitational, which as held at...
In Class 5A, Norcross lost its first game of the season and was replaced by Hillgrove at the top. The Lady Blue Devils defeated defending Alabama 6A state champion Hoover in an interesting matchup of the two states' reigning stte champs. But...
On Tuesday night, mayhem will ensue in the North Atlanta suburb of east Cobb. Traditional rivals Walton and Wheeler will do battle on the hardwood for the second time this season in a game that will be featured in a webcast on GPB.org. The game...
For wrestling enthusiasts seeking their latest fix of championship wrestling with the state dual championships delayed due to weather, the third annual Clinch Gear Prep Slam was held this past weekend at Holy Innocents’ and the action did not...
Norcross High School hosted the third annual Marriott Invitational where some of the best basketball teams in Georgia showcased their talent to the rest of the country. The last game of the event took place on Saturday, as Milton, the top-ranked...
It's time for the second edition of the basketball Score 44! In our list of the top 22 boys and girls players in the state, we take into account ...
Milton's win over perennial national power Oak Hill (Va.) was the talk of the high school basketball scene over the weekend. Oak Hill was ranked No. 1 in the nation prior to the game, but the loss ha cleared a path for another Georgia team to...
Many of the same teams in the boys Class 5A rankings are the same in the girls rankings. Norcross is at the top with Milton at No. 3 and Campbell at No. 6. Also, like the boys rankings, the girls Class 5A rankings are dominated by metro Atlanta...
The Atlanta Falcons' hopes of advancing to the Super Bowl in three weeks were shattered in a 48-21 loss at home to the Green Bay Packers.
We’re a third of the way home in the 2010-2011 Regions Directors Cup race. The Georgia Athletics Directors Association has presented the award since 1999-2000 to recognize the very best athletics programs in Georgia.