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Why is Georgia Dome being imploded on a Monday?

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All this talk about imploding the Georgia Dome, which sit just a few feet away from the brand new, billion-dollar Mercedes-Benz Stadium, has become a bit comical for resident Jimmy Mack. He and others want to know why Monday?

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Georgia Tech basketball players suspended after rules violations

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Two Georgia Tech basketball players have been suspended after rules violations, according to the school. The violations were self-reported to the NCAA in October.

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Atlanta Braves hire Anthopoulos as new GM

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The Atlanta Braves have hired former Toronto Blue Jays top man Alex Anthopoulos as the team's new general manager following John Coppolella's decision to resign in early October.

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Report: Friend of Georgia Tech coach says self-reported violations underplayed

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Ron Bell, the friend of Georgia Tech head basketball coach Josh Pastner, says he's the one who provided benefits to the school's basketball players in violation of NCAA rules, and says the school is underplaying the violations, according to CBS Sports.

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Georgia, Alabama, Notre Dame, Clemson top 1st CFP rankings

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Georgia, Alabama, Notre Dame and Clemson are the top four teams in the first College Football Playoff rankings of the season. 

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Roof leak discovered at Mercedes-Benz Stadium

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It was discovered on Saturday that the roof at Mercedes-Benz Stadium leaked during a marching band competition.

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Ryan, Falcons slip and slide to 25-20 win over Jets

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Matt Ryan threw two touchdown passes and the Atlanta Falcons slipped and slid to a 25-20 victory over the New York Jets on a soggy Sunday.

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Bounce back: No. 7 Clemson, Bryant rebound for 24-10 victory

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Kelly Bryant threw for 207 yards and two touchdowns and No. 7 Clemson bounced back from its first loss of the season with a dominating 24-10 victory over Georgia Tech on Saturday night. 

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Steffen, Crew beat Atlanta United on penalties to advance Video included

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Twenty-two-year-old Zack Steffen made a career-high eight saves and the Columbus Crew advanced in the MLS Cup playoffs by besting expansion club Atlanta United 3-1 on penalty kicks after a 0-0 draw on Thursday night in front of a MLS playoff-record crowd of 67,221.

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Atlanta United to host their first ever MLS playoff game

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The Atlanta United will play in their first ever MLS playoff game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium when they play host to the Columbus Crew on Thursday. 

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Georgia Southern University has relieved head football coach Tyson Summers

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Georgia Southern has made a coaching change, firing Tyson Summers after 18 games at the helm.

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Marshall breaks off 2 long TD runs, Ga Tech beats Wake 38-24

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Georgia Tech quarterback TaQuon Marshall ran for two long touchdowns, including a 70-yarder with 1:57 remaining that clinched a 38-24 victory over Wake Forest on Saturday night. 

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NFL commissioner: Trump showed 'lack of respect' for league

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on Saturday slammed President Donald Trump's criticism of NFL players kneeling in protest during the National Anthem in remarks the President made at a rally in Alabama Friday night.

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Georgia QB Eason to miss Notre Dame game with sprained knee

Quarterback Jacob Eason will not play in No. 15 Georgia's game at Notre Dame after spraining his left knee in last week's win over Appalachian State.

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  • Boston Red Sox great Bobby Doerr dies at 99

    Boston Red Sox great Bobby Doerr dies at 99

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 10:34 AM EST2017-11-14 15:34:34 GMT
    Boston Red Sox Hall of Famer Bobby Doerr, 89, throws the ceremonial first pitch at Fenway Park in Boston, prior to a baseball game between the Red Sox and Baltimore Orioles, Thursday, Aug. 2, 2007. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)Boston Red Sox Hall of Famer Bobby Doerr, 89, throws the ceremonial first pitch at Fenway Park in Boston, prior to a baseball game between the Red Sox and Baltimore Orioles, Thursday, Aug. 2, 2007. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

    Bobby Doerr, the Hall of Fame second baseman dubbed the "Silent Captain" of the Boston Red Sox by longtime teammate and friend Ted Williams, has died. He was 99.

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    Bobby Doerr, the Hall of Fame second baseman dubbed the "Silent Captain" of the Boston Red Sox by longtime teammate and friend Ted Williams, has died. He was 99.

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