In college football, Georgia Tech opened their 2017 season with a double-overtime loss to No. 25 Tennessee 42-41 on Monday night at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. The Volunteers rallied from a pair of 14-point deficits in the second half and halted a 2-point conversion in the second overtime en route to the victory. This marked the Yellow Jackets’ first season-opening loss since 2012.
The Atlanta Braves opened a seven-game homestand with a loss to the Texas Rangers 8-2 on Monday night at SunTrust Park.
It’s time for Friday night lights as area high school football teams take the field for week two of the 2017 regular season.
The Atlanta Braves closed out the month of August with a loss to the defending World Champion Chicago Cubs 6-2 on Thursday night in the opener of a four game set at Chicago’s Wrigley Field.
The Atlanta Falcons dropped their final NFL pre-season game of the year to the Jacksonville Jaguars 13-7 on Thursday night at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. The Falcons will open the regular season on Sunday, September 10th in Chicago versus the Bears.