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.

Dumars will remain an adviser to the ownership team

Dumars Stepping Down

The Detroit Pistons officially announced on Monday that Joe Dumars is stepping down as the team's president of basketball operations (AP Photo).

The 24-year-old player was randomly selected for a secondary screening at Terminal 1 and became uncooperative with the process

More Trouble for Aldon

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith was arrested Sunday at Los Angeles International Airport after authorities said he became belligerent during a security screening (AP Photo).

Saturday's fight went to a decision, with Pacquiao winning on all three judges’ scorecards

The Zone at Pacquiao v Bradley

790 The Zone was in Vegas over the weekend to catch Manny Pacquiao's win over Timothy Bradley and managed to get up close and personal.

Timothy Bradley looks fierce at the weigh-in

The Zone at Pacquiao v Bradley

790 The Zone was in Vegas over the weekend to catch Manny Pacquiao's fight with Timothy Bradley and managed to get up close and personal.

Manny flexes during his weigh-in

The Zone at Pacquiao v Bradley

790 The Zone was in Vegas over the weekend to catch Manny Pacquiao's weigh-in before his fight with Timothy Bradley.

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