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.”
 
Sergio Garcia has turned in a bogey-free round to claim a share of the Masters lead. Garcia shot a 6-under 66 Thursday, leaving him tied with Marc Leishman and matching the Spaniard's best score ever at Augusta National.
Richmond County Sheriff's Capt. Scott Gay said authorities are likely to file charges against people found scalping tickets along local highways because of safety concerns. Those arrested will be charged with improper stopping on a roadway and...
Golfers will take their first swings at Augusta National Golf Club Monday morning as practice rounds begin for the Masters Tournament. It’s been a banner year for housing rentals in the tournament’s host city.
Augusta officials say they'll be looking out for illegal scalpers and checking for required ticket broker licenses during the Masters Tournament.
The city of Atlanta's economic development arm has voted to approve issuing more than $200 million in bonds to help finance a new stadium for the Atlanta Falcons.
The city of Atlanta's economic development arm is set to hold what is likely the final public vote on a Falcons stadium deal. Invest Atlanta plans to hold the vote at a specially called meeting Thursday morning.
Chipper Jones has retired from the Braves, but he will still be on the field as the team takes on the Philadelphia Phillies in the season-opener in Atlanta. Jones is set to throw out the ceremonial first pitch for his old team Monday night at Turner...
According to Mike Plant, Executive Vice President of Business Operations for the Braves, the team is in talks with the City of Atlanta over their lease of Turner Field.
The Michigan-made portable maple court for men's college basketball's Final Four is making the trip this week to Atlanta. A truck hauling the floor is scheduled to make stops at University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Dalton State in...
Georgia pulled away Saturday night to dethrone two-time defending champion California at the NCAA women's swimming and diving championships. The Bulldogs won their first title since 2005 by scoring 477 points.