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Atlanta Falcons Want New, 'Open-Air' Stadium Atlanta, GA (2012-02-07) As the Atlanta Falcons continue discussing the possibility of a new football stadium, one preference has emerged: They want to go topless.
Georgia State Men's Basketball Coach Goes Shoeless for Charity Atlanta, GA (2012-01-12) Tonight, January 12th, the Georgia State men's basketball team will take on UNC Wilmington at the G-S-U Sports Arena. But there's a bigger story than the game itself. It begins with first year head Coach Ron Hunter's feet. WABE's Rose Scott has more.
Falcons Look to Break Playoff Losing Streak Atlanta, GA (2012-01-06) The NFL playoffs get underway this weekend and the Atlanta Falcons are on the road. They will take on the New York Giants. It's been a while since the Falcons have won a playoff game so will they break the losing streak? WABE's Rose Scott reports:
Georgia Bulldogs and Georgia Tech Set To Play In Bowl Games Atlanta, GA (2011-12-30) The Georgia Tech and Georgia football teams are getting ready to play in their bowl games. Tech is in El Paso, Texas and will meet Utah in the Hyundai Sun Bowl. Meanwhile the bulldogs are in Tampa, Florida and will face Michigan State in the Outback Bowl. WABE's Rose Scott previews the games.
Falcons Fight For Reputation Atlanta, GA (2011-12-26) Some say the Falcons have something to prove when they play the Saints tonight.
Georgia Bulldogs Look To Stop Number One LSU Atlanta, GA (2011-12-02) There's a sea of black and red and purple and gold jerseys all around downtown Atlanta. That's because the Georgia bulldogs and LSU tigers will play for the SEC championship game. LSU is currently the top ranked team in the nation. WABE's Rose Scott reports, if the bulldogs can pull off a win that would shake up who ultimately gets to play in the national championship game.
After The Catch: Lindsay Scott on UGA & Life After Football Atlanta, GA (2011-12-02) Undoubtedly one of the most memorable plays in Georgia football history is from 1980, the year Georgia beat Florida in the final minute of the game. WABE's Rose Scott begins this profile on one of the past bulldogs forever linked to the greatest play in bulldawg history.
Georgia Bulldogs and Georgia Tech Meet For Annual Showdown Atlanta, GA (2011-11-28) The annual clean, old fashion hate game or Georgia and Georgia Tech football game takes place this Saturday. This time it's on Tech's turf. WABE's Rose Scott reports a victory could mean a big bowl game payout and more importantly 365 days for victors to brag about the win.
Could a Horse Track Survive in Atlanta? A Conversation with the President and CEO of Keeneland in Kentucky Atlanta, GA (2011-11-22) Supporters of legalizing pari-mutuel betting on horse racing in Georgia have argued a racetrack in Atlanta could survive economically, without adding casino gambling. They've cited Kentucky's Keeneland racetrack as a model. WABE's Denis O'Hayer spoke with Keeneland's President and CEO Nick Nicholson about whether it's valid to compare Keeneland's business and operating conditions to what an Atlanta track would face.
Hawks Broadcaster Steve Holman Receives Georgia Radio Museum and Hall of Fame Atlanta, GA (2011-11-21) Recently, the longtime radio sports announcer of the Atlanta Hawks, Steve Holman was honored by the Georgia Radio Museum and Hall of Fame with a Career Achievement Award. If the NBA wasn't in a lockout, Holman would be preparing for his 23rd season as the Hawks broadcaster. WABE's Rose Scott profiles the "Voice of the Hawks"
Georgia Pari-Mutuel Betting Debate Resumes: Advocate Promises Jobs, Maybe a Major Event; Opponent Predicts More Social Problems Atlanta, GA (2011-11-07) On Monday, November 7th, a State House committee resumed hearings on the possible legalization of pari-mutuel betting on horse racing in Georgia. After the hearing, WABE's Denis O'Hayer spoke with the sponsor of the proposed constitutional amendment, Rep. Harry Geisinger (R-Roswell); and with a leading opponent, Ray Newman, who is a lobbyist for the Georgia Baptist Convention.
Georgia and Florida Meet For Annual Showdown Atlanta, GA (2011-10-28) This Halloween weekend it's the annual Georgia-Florida game. When they meet, current records don't seem to matter except maybe to their diehard fans. WABE's Rose Scott has the game preview.
Atlanta NBA Lockout Dollars Up For Grabs Atlanta, GA (2011-10-11) The deadline came and went. So now the NBA has canceled the first two weeks of the season. The league is currently in a lockout of its players while both sides are at odds over a new labor agreement. So, what now? WABE's Rose Scott reports on how the lockout financially impacts Atlanta.
Atlanta Braves: Shocked, Stunned & Season Over Atlanta, GA (2011-09-29) The Atlanta Braves season is over. They were tied with the Cardinals for the wild card spot in the playoffs. The Cardinals won and the Braves needed to win to force a decisive game. WABE's Rose Scott reports fans will remember how the Braves squandered an 8 game lead for that playoff spot.
Atlanta Dream Seek Second Eastern Conference Title Atlanta, GA (2011-09-22) The Atlanta Dream will begin their quest to play for a WNBA championship. But first the team has to make it pass the Indiana Fever for the Eastern Conference Championship. Tonight is game one of the best of 3 playoff series. WABE's Rose Scott has more.
Atlanta Dream Begin Quest For Championship Atlanta, GA (2011-09-16) Early in this year's WNBA season it didn't appear as if the Atlanta Dream would even make the playoffs. The team only won 3 of the first 10 games. But the second half of the season saw a different team and now the Dream's post season begins tonight. WABE's Rose Scott has more.
Atlanta Falcons Set For 2011 NFL Season Atlanta, GA (2011-09-09) The NFL season fully gets underway this Sunday and the Atlanta Falcons are on the road to play the Chicago Bears. Once again there are a lot of expectations for the Falcons but that's if they don't start this season the way last year's ended. WABE's Rose Scott reports.
Sporting Events Bring Out Crowds Labor Day Weekend Atlanta, GA (2011-09-05) Fans of nearly every sport had something to cheer or jeer about this weekend. There was baseball, basketball, football and some fast driving. WABE's Rose Scott recaps Atlanta's Labor Day weekend in sports.
Atlanta Falcons Superbowl Bound? Atlanta, GA (2011-08-30) The NFL football season kicks off next week and already there are predictions about which teams will make the Super Bowl. In fact, one Sport Illustrated writer is picking the team that plays in the Georgia Dome. WABE's Rose Scott has more.
Could Horse Racing Make It Out of the Gate in Georgia?: A Conversation with a Veteran Industry Observer Atlanta, GA (2011-08-22) At the state Capitol, a special study committee began hearings on Monday, August 22nd. The committee is looking at whether to propose legislation to legalize parimutuel wagering in the state. That would set the stage for a horse track, probably in metro Atlanta. WABE's Denis O'Hayer spoke with Mark Simon, the editor of the Thoroughbred Times, about whether a new horse track could survive here, especially in these tough economic times.