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.”
 
Georgia football pre-season kicks off Monday with the first practice in Athens. And it could be a season of both possibility and growing pains. Georgia could pose a serious challenge to Florida this year, after the Gators lost players to the pro’...
The University of Georgia says the governing body of collegiate sports -- the NCAA -- is conducting an inquiry on the Athens campus. UGA officials won’t comment on the nature of the inquiry, but say they’re giving the NCAA full cooperation.
Atlanta Braves' catcher Brian McCann was named MVP of major league baseball's All-Star Game in Anaheim, California Tuesday night.
Damon Evans is out as University of Georgia athletic director. The fallout comes only days after Evans' arrest on a DUI charge Wednesday night in Atlanta.
Prado is the National League's leading hitter with a .336 average.
For many who participate, the Peachtree Road Race is a tradition they wouldn’t think of skipping. And for others, it may become a new personal tradition. Race organizers say more than 30 percent of this year’s field will be first-timers.
Following his DUI arrest, Evans says he's not resigning; UGA president says he will reserve further action, pending a full review.
Major League Baseball has named Atlanta its next host for the game’s annual tribute to Civil Rights.
Warner Robins is the new home of Little League International's Southeastern Regional Headquarters plus a new stadium
The Augusta State University men’s golf team received top honors at the 112th NCAA Division 1 Golf Championship.