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Thursday, August 17, 2017

Atlanta’s new stadium ready for business…except that roof

The goal posts are up. The end zones are painted. The concession stands are ready to dish out all sorts of food and drink. With less than two weeks to go before Atlanta’s $1.5 billion stadium hosts its first game, there’s only one major issue to address. That pesky retractable roof.

Falcons looking for more decisive runs from rookie Hill

Rookie running back Brian Hill is still adjusting to the speed of the NFL as he tries to win a backup job with the Atlanta Falcons.

Shepherd Throws Shutout Bulldogs Defeat Mount Paran Christian

Whitney Shepherd didn't allow a single run as the Bulldogs defeated Mount Paran Christian 9-0 on Wednesday. Shepherd allowed just one hit the entire...

Maria Sharapova granted wild-card entry into US Open

Maria Sharapova was granted a wild-card invitation for the U.S. Open’s main draw on Tuesday and will take part in a Grand Slam event for the first time in more than 1½ years.

Report: Woods had marijuana, painkillers in system at arrest

Tiger Woods had the active ingredient for marijuana, two painkillers and two sleep drugs in his system when he was arrested on a DUI charge earlier this year, a report released Tuesday by police said.

Lady Indians Slay the Dragons

Chattooga Indian Softball defeated a very good Pepperell team with a 6-2 score. The JV Lady Indians also won by a score of 4-0....

Lady Bulldogs Defeat Mount Pisgah Christian, 6-2

Trion High School Softball took home a 6-2 victory over Mount Pisgah Christian on Tuesday. Mount Pisgah Christian captured the lead in the first inning....

Goodell: Have to understand other side in anthem protests

Asked about players who did not stand for the national anthem before preseason games, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said Monday that while the playing of the anthem is a special moment to him, “we also have to understand the other side.”

Falcons’ Devonta Freeman ruled out with concussion symptoms

The Falcons’ Devonta Freeman has concussion symptoms and the team is taking no chances with the league’s highest-paid running back.
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