MLS Expands To Atlanta, Because The Quality Of Play Was Just Too High

Major League Soccer boosters are always going on (and on) about how much the league is growing, and whether or not there's anything to the more outrageous claims about the league's popularity, they have a point in at least one sense: the league is definitely getting larger. Last week, for instance, MLS announced that… » 4/21/14 4:12pm 4/21/14 4:12pm

Steven Jackson Bowls Over Josh Wilson Thanks To Secret Powerup

Most sports mavens considered Steven Jackson's career to be all-but over entering the 2013 season. (The last time we wrote about him here was nearly four years ago.) And yet he's had a resurgence this year on a bad Falcons team, exhibited no more clearly than yesterday when he leveled the Redskins' Josh Wilson en… » 12/16/13 12:50pm 12/16/13 12:50pm

Mark Sanchez, The Cheerleader: Your Monday Night Football GIF Roundup

New York 30, Atlanta 28: So that was a surprisingly entertaining game. The Jets won on a 44-yard field goal as time expired but this play from Julio Jones is your play of the game. Jones snatched a 46-yard pass with one hand and Cromartie all over him. It came exactly one play after Jones was flagged for offensive… » 10/08/13 1:02am 10/08/13 1:02am

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