Are You Lying About Where You're From? The Real Borders of Your City

Where do you have to be born to say that you're from a given city and not be lying? Back in August, prompted by a New Republic article called "Don't Say You're From the City If You're Really From the 'Burbs," we asked you—Gawker readers—to tell us the real borders of some of America's largest cities. Here are your… » 10/06/14 3:41pm 10/06/14 3:41pm

ATLien Invasion: Scenes From OutKast's Long-Awaited Atlanta Homecoming

Back in April, when OutKast officially launched their festival-hopping 20th-anniversary reunion tour at Coachella—marking the first time Big Boi and Andre 3000 had performed together in a decade—one city was conspicuous in its absence from the itinerary: Atlanta. For months, the deified rap duo's closest scheduled… » 9/30/14 2:16pm 9/30/14 2:16pm

Chart: How The Braves' Atlanta Exodus Compares With Other MLB Moves

Earlier today, the Braves announced that they'll be leaving Turner Field in favor of a new stadium in Cobb County, north of Atlanta. The move caught people off guard in part because of Turner Field's age—just 16 years old!—but also because it represents an enormous shift toward suburban baseball on a scale not seen in… » 11/11/13 6:17pm 11/11/13 6:17pm

Reports: Atlanta Is Up Next For An MLS Team

Local and national reports say MLS is relatively close to an agreement with Falcons owner Arthur Blank to bring an MLS expansion team to Atlanta, one of the five new franchises coming in the next seven years. The two would share the billion-dollar retractable domed stadium—aka, "The Sphincter"—that's scheduled to be… » 9/13/13 10:56am 9/13/13 10:56am

No One Notices The Spurs Because No One Notices San Antonio

Here's a working barstool-grade theory as to why, during its dynastic run to four (perhaps soon five) titles since 1999, America still embraces the San Antonio Spurs with a yawn and a why are you still here? squint. This phenomenon has flustered if not baffled sports cognoscenti for years. But they play pure,… » 6/08/13 4:11pm 6/08/13 4:11pm

Joe Barry Carroll Refused To Give Up His Seat To A White Lady, Is Now…

Everyone can relax: Joe Barry Carroll is back in our lives. The former all-star (which is a generous descriptor for someone who was nicknamed "Joe Barely Cares") is suing an Atlanta bar for racial discrimination for asking them to give up their seats five years ago. The bar maintains that we live in a nation where we… » 9/12/11 8:00pm 9/12/11 8:00pm