Notes from a nonnative Atlantan—and longtime diehard Hawks fan—now that everyone is once again paying attention to our basketball team
In honor of the Atlanta Falcons introducing their first uniform redesign in 17 years, we're taking a look back at the team's closet from 1966 to now.
After spending the summer closed while crews ripped out walls, applied fresh coats of paint, and added new concessions and entertainment options to the former Philips Arena, the newly rechristened State Farm Arena hosted its first Atlanta Hawks game against the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday evening, showing a sold-out crowd of basketball fans (16,705 of them, to be precise) what the $192.5 million renovation has to offer.
Clayton County’s Lovejoy Lady Wildcats are the best high school basketball team you might not have heard of
In Hampton, Georgia, a 23-and-a-half-mile ride down I-75 from Atlanta, is the best basketball team you might not have heard of. While the Lovejoy High School Lady Wildcats don't always receive the most press, the defending 6A State Champions are quickly becoming a basketball dynasty.
"There’s something deranged about watching the University of Georgia playing the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in football." An Atlantan UMass alum heads to Athens to watch the Minutemen get completely destroyed by the Bulldogs.
While playing basketball at Berkmar High School in Lilburn, and later at college in Tennessee, 31-year-old Alex “Moose” Weekes got used to coaches battling him over his hair.
On May 10, 1977, Ted Turner—the budding media mogul and owner of the sad-sack Atlanta Braves—told manager Dave Bristol to take 10 days off after losing 16 games straight. Too bad Turner had no clue what he was doing.
How a tumultuous summer and a partner’s encouraging words inspired Renee Montgomery to become an Atlanta Dream owner
"If there’s one thing Renee does, she takes an idea and she brings it to life.” As vice president of the Dream, Montgomery is the first former WNBA player to own part of a franchise.
The Legends are Atlanta’s new pro football team. But will their league survive to see a second season?
It’s called the Alliance of American Football. It's billed as a spring developmental league for the NFL and an off-season football and gambling fix. But the history of American football is littered with pro leagues that failed. Will the AAF be different?
Lacrosse teams the Georgia Swarm and Atlanta Blaze join the also brand-new Atlanta Vultures indoor football team, as well as the longer-tenured Atlanta Gladiators minor league hockey team and the Atlanta Steam “lingerie league” indoor football team.