Sports Minute: Here is the latest Georgia sports news from The A - WALB.com, South Georgia News, Weather, Sports

Sports Minute: Here is the latest Georgia sports news from The Associated Press

ATLANTA (AP) - An official says work on the Atlanta Falcons' new stadium is 90 percent done and should be completed in the next three months. Mercedes Benz Stadium has a new scheduled opening date of Aug. 26 when the Falcons host an NFL preseason game.

NEW YORK (AP) - Heavy rain in Queens, New York, has postponed the game between the Mets and Atlanta Braves. The game was rescheduled as part of a doubleheader on Sept. 25. Braves starter Julio Teheran will now start Wednesday night's game. Knuckleballer R.A. Dickey will go Thursday afternoon.

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - The University of Georgia has fired its gymnastics coach. Athletic director Greg McGarity announced Tuesday that Danna Durante will not be retained after five years as coach of the Gymdogs. This past season, they finished 12th at the NCAA championships.

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A return home meant a return to the win column for the San Antonio Spurs. They bounced back from two discouraging road losses to beat the Memphis Grizzlies 116-103 in game 5 of their NBA first-round playoff series. The Spurs are now one win away from moving on to the next round.

Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Powered by Frankly