Brandon Gaudin has been named to replace Wes Durham as Georgia Tech's play-by-play announcer. Gaudin, who had been the lead voice in broadcasts for Butler University's football and men's basketball broadcasts, is the choice of Georgia Tech athletic director Mike Bobinski to replace Durham, who left for a TV opportunity. Durham, the voice of Georgia Tech for 18 years, will continue to serve as the play-by-play announcer on Atlanta Falcons' broadcasts.
Mayor Kasim Reed says Atlanta has reached a $19.5 million preliminary deal to buy the property of one of two churches needed to build a new stadium for the Atlanta Falcons. Reed said Tuesday that the deal must still be ratified by officials at Friendship Baptist Church.
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 terminating negotiations" and "abandoning its efforts" to purchase the church's property on the southwest edge of downtown Atlanta.
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 Institutes of Health and is using technology called the Helmet Impact Telemetry System.
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 to move fans at speeds of up to 40 mph.
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 reached.
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 — Jicarre Watkins, Johnie Parker and Shawn Waters — died in the crash.