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Friday, August 18, 2017

Atlanta’s new stadium ready for business…except that roof

The goal posts are up. The end zones are painted. The concession stands are ready to dish out all sorts of food and drink. With less than two weeks to go before Atlanta’s $1.5 billion stadium hosts its first game, there’s only one major issue to address. That pesky retractable roof.

Falcons looking for more decisive runs from rookie Hill

Rookie running back Brian Hill is still adjusting to the speed of the NFL as he tries to win a backup job with the Atlanta Falcons.

Maria Sharapova granted wild-card entry into US Open

Maria Sharapova was granted a wild-card invitation for the U.S. Open’s main draw on Tuesday and will take part in a Grand Slam event for the first time in more than 1½ years.

Report: Woods had marijuana, painkillers in system at arrest

Tiger Woods had the active ingredient for marijuana, two painkillers and two sleep drugs in his system when he was arrested on a DUI charge earlier this year, a report released Tuesday by police said.

Goodell: Have to understand other side in anthem protests

Asked about players who did not stand for the national anthem before preseason games, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said Monday that while the playing of the anthem is a special moment to him, “we also have to understand the other side.”

Falcons’ Devonta Freeman ruled out with concussion symptoms

The Falcons’ Devonta Freeman has concussion symptoms and the team is taking no chances with the league’s highest-paid running back.

Maloofs bet $880K on Mayweather to give winnings to charity

Gavin and Joe Maloof are so confident Floyd Mayweather Jr. will beat Conor McGregor that they bet $880,000 on it.

NBA heads to the Holy Land to develop talent, promote values

The NBA is heading to the Holy Land this week, bringing together some of the top emerging talent from across Europe as part of the league’s push to attract more foreign players and expand its global reach.

AllOnGeorgia 2017 Pre-Season High School Football Poll

All of our sports editors from across the All On Georgia statewide news network have combined forces to release our first pre-season poll.
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