Arthur Blank officially announces creation of Atlanta MLS franchise to begin play in 2017

MLS is Coming to Atlanta

Arthur Blank and Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed have announced the creation of an MLS franchise here in Atlanta to begin play in the Falcons new stadium starting in 2017!

Julio Tehran threw a complete game shutout and Evan Gattis hit ahome run for th lone score.

Tehran Shows "Ace" Stuff

Julio Tehran tossed nine shutout innings for the Braves first complete game since 2012 and Evan Gattis hit a solo home run in the 4th as the Braves beat the Phillies 1-0.

Mike Scott led the Hawks with 17 points and Mike Muscala added 15 as the Hawks beat the Bucks 111-103.

Hawks Finish Strong

Mike Scott led the way with 17 points and Mike Muscala set a career high with 15 points as the Hawks top the Milwaukee Bucks 111-103 in their final game of the regular season.

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