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World Cup 2014: Surveying Sports as Economic Development Tool

World Cup 2014: Surveying Sports as Economic Development Tool

As Tuesday's Belgium-United States World Cup match approaches, a Georgia Tech professor takes a look at the “halo effect” of sports in local communities, challenging the theory that spor
World Cup 2014: GA Tech Professor Watches with Eye on Infrastructure

World Cup 2014: GA Tech Professor Watches with Eye on Infrastructure

Brazilians protested the billions in public funds that went into construction, when the profits of the event will largely leave with FIFA, the World Cup organizer.
Cobb-Based Players Picked in 1st Round of MLB Draft

Cobb-Based Players Picked in 1st Round of MLB Draft

Kennesaw State's Max Pentecost goes 11th overall to Toronto; Sprayberry High's Michael Chavis selected No. 26 by Boston.
2014 NFL Draft: How Many SEC Players Went in First Round?

2014 NFL Draft: How Many SEC Players Went in First Round?

How many Georgians were picked in the first round? Who did the Atlanta Falcons select?
Acworth, Are You Ready for Some (Flag) Football?

Acworth, Are You Ready for Some (Flag) Football?

The Acworth Adult Flag Football League is back for another exciting season.
Race to the Summit 5K in Acworth to Benefit Mission Trip

Race to the Summit 5K in Acworth to Benefit Mission Trip

All proceeds will go to help fund the Summer Mission trip for the youth ministry at Summit Baptist Church, located at 4310 Moon Station Lane in Acworth.
Cobb's Cotton Shoots to Lead WSU to National Title

Cobb's Cotton Shoots to Lead WSU to National Title

Former Whitefield Academy standout Tekele Cotton is hoping to help lead Wichita State to its second straight Final Four and first national championship.
When Can You Register for the 45th Peachtree Road Race?

When Can You Register for the 45th Peachtree Road Race?

The annual Fourth of July race falls on a Friday this summer. Share your Peachtree memories in the comment section below.
Corky Kell a Part of 2014 Atlanta Sports Hall of Fame Class

Corky Kell a Part of 2014 Atlanta Sports Hall of Fame Class

Carlton “Corky” Kell was a longtime athletic figure at Wheeler High School who coached football and girls’ basketball. He later served as the Cobb County School District’s athletic d
How Did Georgia Fare on National Signing Day?

How Did Georgia Fare on National Signing Day?

Georgia's 2014 class ranked from seventh to 12th nationally.
National Signing Day 2014: Where Are Metro Atlanta's Top Prospects Headed?

National Signing Day 2014: Where Are Metro Atlanta's Top Prospects Headed?

Prospects like Lorenzo Carter of Norcross, Wesley Green of ML King and Elisa Shaw of Tucker are among those yet to decide.
2014 Sochi Olympics: What Time are Opening Ceremonies Televised?

2014 Sochi Olympics: What Time are Opening Ceremonies Televised?

Catch a glimpse of Douglasville's Elana Meyers and Peachtree City's Kyle Carr.
College Recruiting: Top Prospects Visit UGA on Final Weekend Before National Signing Day

College Recruiting: Top Prospects Visit UGA on Final Weekend Before National Signing Day

Five-Star prospect Lorenzo Carter was one of the five players to visit Athens this weekend.
Seahawks-Broncos: What Georgians are on Super Bowl Rosters?

Seahawks-Broncos: What Georgians are on Super Bowl Rosters?

Georgia will be well-represented in Super Bowl XLVIII.
Braves Select Architects for Cobb Ballpark

Braves Select Architects for Cobb Ballpark

The firm has decades of experience in sports stadium construction.
Georgia-Nebraska: Setting the Scene for Gator Bowl

Georgia-Nebraska: Setting the Scene for Gator Bowl

Here are some news articles about the New Year's Day game from Jacksonville, Fla. Share your thoughts and predictions in the comments below.
Campbell's Rogers Brings Home Player of the Year Honors

Campbell's Rogers Brings Home Player of the Year Honors

Senior Mike Rogers dominated on both sides of the ball during the Spartans' 2013 season.
Bobby Cox to be Inducted Into Baseball HOF

Bobby Cox to be Inducted Into Baseball HOF

The legendary Atlanta Braves manager will be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y. next summer.
Karma Is A... Lions Fan!

Karma Is A... Lions Fan!