The U.S. men’s soccer team may be out of the World Cup, but that didn’t stop legions of American soccer fans from filling Brazilian stadiums to catch all the action. The U.S. had a fairly successful run, beating Ghana and tying with Portugal to survive what many deemed the 2014 World Cup’s “Group of Death.” Belgium eventually sent the team home in the Round of 16, but for many Americans, the excitement of soccer won’t go away with the 2014 World Cup. Soccer won’t replace the NFL or college football anytime soon, but its popularity is rising quickly in the U.S.
 
Georgia Southern University officials say the school is using a $385,000 grant to study the impact of concussions on football players. University President Brooks Keel said Thursday that the school was the recipient of a grant from the National...
A state agency negotiating for land to build a new NFL stadium has broken off talks with one of two churches in its path. The Georgia World Congress Center Authority informed Mount Vernon Baptist Church in a letter that it is "officially...
Georgia Southern University officials say the school is using a $385,000 grant to study the impact of concussions on football players.
The Atlanta Braves are studying the idea of creating a new train to take fans from downtown Atlanta to Turner Field. The team is partnering with Marietta-based American Maglev Technologies. The plan calls for two magnetic levitation automated cars...
Attention is shifting to a second site for a stadium that would be the new home for the Atlanta Falcons. A deadline to buy two churches on the stadium's preferred site is just over a week away, and no deal with the congregations has been...
The Gwinnett County Medical Examiner says a brain tumor caused the death of a northeast Georgia high school football player.
The organizers of an international soccer tournament that recently stopped in Atlanta say they can see the city hosting bigger matches in the future.
The lone survivor in a south Georgia crash that killed three high school football players has returned home. De'Vron Whitfield was one of four high school football players in an SUV that slammed into a tree near Quitman. The other three teens...
Rain held off for most of the morning Wednesday as tens of thousands of runners lined up at the start of the Peachtree Road Race. The 10K course stretches 6.2 miles from Buckhead to midtown Atlanta.
Police say nearly every section of the Peachtree Road Race will be under the watch of surveillance cameras and officers from multiple agencies in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombing. Atlanta Police Chief George Turner said Thursday that law...