A new professional cycling league is trying to revolutionize the sport with co-ed teams and closed-circuit course races through major cities, including Atlanta, Axios' Deirdre Funcheon reports.
What's happening: The National Cycling League announced on Tuesday its inaugural race will take place in Miami Beach on April 8.
Atlanta United Wednesday announced that Josef Martínez, the star forward who scored 111 goals in six seasons and at one point seemed content to end his playing days here, was leaving to join Inter Miami.
Why it matters: Nicknamed "El Rey" (The King), Martínez was practically royalty here for his lethal scoring ability, dedication to the team and swagger that launched him on to billboards and magazine covers.
Well, that was exciting.
Driving the news: For those who turned it off and went to bed, Georgia defeated — and we mean really defeated — TCU 65 to 7 Monday night to claim the school's second-straight national championship.
A man named Scott Stallings received an invitation to play in the 2023 Masters in Augusta.
If you're like us, there's a chance you’ll find yourself watching the Peach Bowl with family and friends on Dec. 31.
- For those who know nothing about the College Football Playoff bowl game, here's how to fake it.
Georgia is the No. 1 seed in the College Football Playoff and two wins away from a second straight national title.
State of play: The Bulldogs have a New Year’s Eve date with fourth-seeded Ohio State Buckeyes in the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl. Game time is set for 8pm at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta.
As soccer fans across the city pack bars and record numbers of viewers tune in to the World Cup, Atlanta United is bringing on a new top executive to steer an organization that's lost its footing in recent seasons.
Yes, but: Don't expect any changes overnight from the team's new president and CEO, Garth Lagerwey — the second in the organization's history.
The Falcons host the Chicago Bears this weekend for what should be an exciting matchup between two proud and scrappy cities with middling football teams.
- And so, Axios Chicago's Justin Kaufmann volunteered to give some menu suggestions if you're hosting any Bears fans on Sunday.
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