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United earn 2-2 draw as Barco makes Debut

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United earn 2-2 draw as Barco makes Debut

| April 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

ATLANTA  — Greg Garza and Chris McCann scored goals as Atlanta United drew with NYCFC, 2-2, on Sunday night in front of 45,001 fans at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. In a battle of the two top teams in the Eastern Conference, Atlanta extended its unbeaten streak to five consecutive matches while Ezequiel Barco made his team debut. […]

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38-Hole Saturday gives Flesch Mitsubishi Win at Sugarloaf

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38-Hole Saturday gives Flesch Mitsubishi Win at Sugarloaf

| April 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

DULUTH — With a full day of rain threatening the final day of the PGA Tour Champions event at TPC Sugarloaf, tournament officials decided to play 36 holds on Saturday.  That was still not enough as it took two playoff holes for Steve Flesch to claim his first victory since 2007. The Mitsubishi Electric Classic […]

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Former Masters Champions to Play at Mitsubishi Classic at Sugarloaf

Former Masters Champions to Play at Mitsubishi Classic at Sugarloaf

| April 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

DULUTH — A field of 78 players, including several former Masters champions, will take to the course this weekend during the PGA Tour Champions event at TPC Sugarloaf in metro Atlanta. Tournament officials have released the playing field for the 2018 Mitsubishi Electric Classic to be held at the Sugarloaf course in Duluth April 9-15.  […]

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Mercedes Opens New North American HQ in Atlanta

Mercedes Opens New North American HQ in Atlanta

| March 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Chip Harp | Feature Writer SANDY SPRINGS – Another example of Georgia’s place as the “best state to do business” in the country opened its doors during a ceremony in metro Atlanta.  Mercedes-Benz, the country’s leading luxury car brand, welcomed visitors to its new 200,000 square foot North American headquarters Thursday. The building will house […]

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Atlanta United Opens Preseason with Nashville Win

Atlanta United Opens Preseason with Nashville Win

| February 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

NASHVILLE  — Atlanta United beat Nashville SC 3-1 Saturday afternoon at First Tennessee Park in the club’s 2018 preseason opener. Forwards Josef Martinez, Brandon Vazquez and Romario Williams each scored for Atlanta to lead the club past USL side Nashville, which was playing in its inaugural match. “I think it was a nice game because, […]

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Third and Goal: Gene Haas Reflects on Past Two Seasons in F1 as Year Three Beckons

Third and Goal: Gene Haas Reflects on Past Two Seasons in F1 as Year Three Beckons

| February 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

KANNAPOLIS, North Carolina  – Back-to-back eighth-place finishes in the constructors standings of the FIA Formula One World Championship has earned Haas F1 Team respect in the paddock. In its 2016 debut, the American team outperformed the factory Renault team (ninth), Sauber (10th) and Manor (11th) and then bettered McLaren (ninth) and Sauber (10th) as the […]

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All SEC Preseason Basketball Team Announced; Georgia places Maten

All SEC Preseason Basketball Team Announced; Georgia places Maten

| November 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

BIRMINGHAM — The Southeastern Conference unveiled its 14th annual men’s basketball coaches preseason All-SEC first and second teams Friday, tipping off the 2017-18 season. Thirteen different schools are represented on the two teams with Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Kentucky, Ole Miss and Texas A&M having two selections each. In all, 40 different players received votes for […]

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Stewart-Haas Racing Adds Aric Almirola to Driver Lineup

Stewart-Haas Racing Adds Aric Almirola to Driver Lineup

| November 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

KANNAPOLIS, NC – Stewart-Haas Racing has signed Aric Almirola to join its Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series lineup in 2018. The 33-year-old from Tampa, Florida, will drive the team’s No. 10 Smithfield Ford Fusion. Almirola has won races in each of NASCAR’s top-three national touring series and is currently in his sixth full season in […]

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Lake Blackshear offers Free Golf to Veterans

Lake Blackshear offers Free Golf to Veterans

| October 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

Lake Blackshear Resort & Golf Club is inviting all veterans and active members of the military to play a round of free golf between November 5 – November 10, 2017, at its newly renovated Georgia Veterans Golf Course in Cordele. Reservations for tee times may be made starting November 2. Georgia Veterans State Park is […]

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Peach Bowl Celebrates 50 Years

Peach Bowl Celebrates 50 Years

| October 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

Chip Harp | Valdosta Today Sports Feature Writer ATLANTA — Many of Georgia’s sports elite gathered at the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta Tuesday night to celebrate 50 years of the Peach Bowl.  More importantly, they gathered to acknowledge the impact the game has had supporting the Georgia Lions Lighthouse Foundation and the […]

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