Posts Tagged Atlanta

Georgia Tech hires N’Diaye as assistant coach

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Tech coach Brian Gregory has added Coastal Carolina assistant and former NBA player Mamadou N’Diaye to his coaching staff.

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Atlanta lands MLS expansion team for 2017

Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank smiles during a news conference announcing the city is getting a Major League Soccer expansion team on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Atlanta. MLS announced its newest franchise, unveiling a the team for Atlanta that will begin play in 2017 at the city's new retractable roof stadium. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

ATLANTA (AP) — Arthur Blank donned traditional soccer garb to mark his newest venture — an MLS team for Atlanta.

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Atlanta soccer announcement planned Wednesday

ATLANTA (AP) — Major League Soccer and Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank and Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed plan a “major announcement” Wednesday on a proposed expansion team to play in Atlanta’s new downtown stadium.

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Bobcats’ Kemba Walker returns from groin injury

ATLANTA (AP) — Kemba Walker is returning to Charlotte’s lineup against the Atlanta Hawks after missing the last two games with a sore right groin.

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Hawks add Turner exec Koonin to bolster profile

Steve Koonin speaks after being introduced as the new CEO for the Atlanta Hawks NBA basketball team at a press conference, Monday, April 14, 2014, in Atlanta. The Turner Entertainment Networks president is joining the Atlanta Hawks ownership group, which hopes he can raise the profile of an NBA team that has struggled to draw fans or lure big-name free agents. The Hawks announced late Sunday that Koonin would take an ownership stake, serve as chief executive officer, oversee all business operations and represent the ownership at league functions. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

ATLANTA (AP) — Steve Koonin has cheered on the Atlanta Hawks surrounded by thousands of empty seats. He’s cheered them on when the place was rockin’.

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