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.
 
One of two historic Atlanta churches near the site of a proposed new NFL stadium has rejected the city's initial offer for its land. Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed said the city offered $13.5 million, but the Friendship Baptist Church countered with...
A station official says the cast of an Atlanta sports radio show has been fired after mocking a former NFL player who has Lou Gehrig's disease. The show, Mayhem in the AM, was broadcast Monday morning on 790 The Zone. In a statement, General...
Georgia Tech has earned its highest score on the NCAA's Academic Progress Report and Georgia has improvements in 10 sports, including men's basketball. The tool is used by the NCAA to measure the eligibility, retention and graduation of...
The Atlanta Hawks and two other teams have been fined an undisclosed amount by the NBA for tampering. The Hawks said Monday they were one of the sanctioned teams, saying they "fully understand and respect the NBA's decision."
There were some new faces at Tuesday's Pigskin Preview at the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame in Macon. The annual gathering of head college football coaches from across Georgia has grown with the addition of three new programs in recent years.
Authorities say former NBA All-Star Daron "Mookie" Blaylock has been charged with vehicular homicide in a head-on crash in suburban Atlanta. Jonesboro Police Chief Franklin Allen says the 46-year-old Blaylock is also charged with driving...
Mercer University's athletic teams will compete in the Southern Conference starting in the fall of 2014, meaning the school will be able to start offering athletic scholarships.
NFL owners have approved a $200 million loan for construction of a new stadium in Atlanta. The Falcons received the money Tuesday at the NFL's spring meetings. The multipurpose stadium could cost as much as $1 billion.
More than a week after getting bounced from the NBA playoffs, the Atlanta Hawks are still trying to figure out who's going to coach them next season. It might be Larry Drew, their coach the last three seasons. General Manager Danny Ferry has...
Despite a rocky recovery, the Wildcats are showing that football isn't just about wins and losses. The program still unites the community and gives students discipline, drive and skills needed on and off the turf.