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Atlanta Falcons Owner Arthur Blank Donating $17 Million to Civil Rights Museum Expansion

Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank, left, hugs head coach Raheem Morris before an NFL football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Jason Behnken) The billionaire owner of the Atlanta Falcons is donating $17 million to help a civil rights museum expand and offer new programming. Arthur Blank’s family foundation announced the gift…

Blank says work on Falcons’ new stadium is on schedule

ATLANTA (AP) – As he awaits word on Atlanta’s bid for to host a Super Bowl, Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank says construction of the team’s new Mercedes-Benz Stadium is on schedule to open in June, 2017. NFL owners will choose next week between Atlanta and other cities competing to host Super Bowls in 2019, 2020 and 2021. No city…

Falcons Owner Arthur Blank Reveals Cancer Diagnosis

Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank is planning surgery for what he says is a treatable form of prostate cancer. Tuesday afternoon, Blank issued the following statement regarding his recent diagnosis. “In December I was diagnosed with a treatable form of prostate cancer. Over the last several weeks Angie and I have visited a number of expert doctors and hospitals across…