NFL owners have approved a $200 million loan for construction of a new stadium in Atlanta. The Falcons received the money Tuesday at the NFL's spring meetings. The multipurpose stadium could cost as much as $1 billion.
The Kennesaw State University Athletic department has launched a website to provide details on its new football program. Among other things, the site features fan gear, a recruitment page and a seating plan for Fifth Third Bank Stadium.
Newly approved legislation would require that young athletes in Georgia who show the symptoms of a concussion be pulled from games and reviewed by medical professionals. House lawmakers voted 161-7 on Friday to adopt a bill requiring the changes. It now heads to the state Senate.
It’s a return trip to El Paso and the Sun Bowl for the Georgia Tech football team Monday afternoon after an uneven season. The Yellow Jackets have lost their last two games: the conference championship and the annual in-state rivalry match against Georgia. Now they turn their attention to the University of Southern California.
In a game that featured two of the state’s best senior running backs, one was able to make the crucial plays down the stretch while the other could not overcome a blistering defense determined to stop the run at all costs.