• Parade set for Atlanta United victory celebration

    3 days ago - By Biz Journals

    Atlanta United FC is ready to celebrate the city's first major sports championship in more than 20 years.
    The team announced shortly after its 2-0 victor over the Portland Timbers in the MLS Cup on Saturday night that it will hold a parade at 10 a.m. on Monday.
    The route starts at the corner of Baker and Peachtree streets. The open-top bus parade will travel down Baker Street, Marietta Street, and Andrew Young International Boulevard.
    The parade route ends at The Home...
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  • Atlanta United give city first major sports championship since 1995

    Atlanta United give city first major sports championship since 1995

    3 days ago - By Biz Journals

    If there was a sports curse in Atlanta, it's been broken.
    In just its second year of existence, Atlanta United FC exorcised the demons of both the city and the team's owner, Arthur Blank, with a 2-0 win in the MLS Cup Saturday night in front of another record-breaking crowd at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Saturday night.
    United, which became the second expansion team in MLS history to reach the finals in its first two seasons, were heavy favorites coming into the game and 73,019 fans - shattering...
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