Swarm owner optimistic despite low attendance: ‘We’ll get there, I know we will’

The city rejoiced when Atlanta United captured the MLS Cup last year, breaking the dreaded postseason curse that plagued fans since the Atlanta Braves won the World Series in 1995.

But United wasn’t the first pro sports franchise in Georgia to end the championship drought.

That designation belongs to the lesser-known Georgia Swarm, an indoor lacrosse team that won the National Lacrosse League title two years ago. Swarm co-owner and president Andy Arlotta said he isn’t bothered by the credit…


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Swarm owner optimistic despite low attendance: ‘We’ll get there, I know we will’

Here's how much the Braves made from playoff shares in 2019

The Atlanta Braves got an early Christmas gift after receiving a total of $2,627,987.24 from this year’s postseason appearance.

The Braves are splitting up the pot between themselves and non-players who contributed to their second straight trip to the National League Division Series. Sixty-three full shares, worth $33,623.71 each, were issued by the Braves. They also gave out roughly 12 partial shares and 36 cash awards, Major League Baseball announced on Tuesday.

The Washington Nationals, who…


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Here's how much the Braves made from playoff shares in 2019

Jimmy Carter slept here: Check out this $3.495M Buckhead listing (Photos)

A historic home in Buckhead that played host to President Jimmy Carter on multiple occasions is on the market for $3.495 million.

One of the previous owners of the Mayfair estate was Bert Lance, Carter’s director of the Office of Management and Budget. Lance and his wife LaBelle Lance owned 10 Habersham Way NW from 1975 to 1980, according to the daughter of the current owners, Stephanie Richardson.

Walter Mondale, Carter’s vice president, also visited Mayfair, Richardson said. It also hosted…


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Jimmy Carter slept here: Check out this .495M Buckhead listing (Photos)