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Georgia Dome comes crumbling down with a small glitch

The Georgia Dome came down in a ball of dust — but not all of it fell. More than 300 pounds of explosives collapsed the steel in the upper ring and about 4,500 pounds of dynamite intended to crumble the concrete.

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Raiders mark new chapter with Vegas stadium groundbreaking

In a ceremony that balanced the glitz that Las Vegas embodies and the tragedy from which it is still recovering, the Oakland Raiders broke ground on a 65,000-seat domed stadium across the freeway from the city’s world-famous casinos.

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FOR BOLTS, LA IS NO PLACE LIKE HOME

In theory, an NFL team playing in the intimate confines of a soccer stadium should be an experience like no other. Even the least popular NFL team has a fan base that vastly outpaces what the MLS can even dream of (with the possible exceptions of Seattle and Atlanta, maybe Portland, maybe Toronto).

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A few snags amid much praise for Mercedes-Benz Stadium opener

The first game in Mercedes-Benz Stadium kicked off Saturday night without much grand-opening pomp and pageantry, without speeches from dignitaries. That was a reflection of how the Falcons organization approached the night – a dress rehearsal for bigger shows ahead.