Here’s five things to know this weekend:
1. Falcons' regular-season schedule released
The NFL regular season schedules were released at 8 p.m. on Thursday. Falcons’ reporter D. Orlando Ledbetter breaks down every game of the Falcons' regular season schedule.
2. Braves swept by Nationals
After sweeping the San Diego Padres in a four-game series, the Braves have been swept by the Nationals after a 3-2 loss on Thursday night at SunTrust Park. The Braves (6-9) travel to Philadelphia to play the Phillies on Friday in the first of a three-game series at Citizens Bank Park. Friday’s game begins at 7:05 p.m.
3. Hawks to play Game 3 against Wizards
The Hawks return to Atlanta to play Games 3 and 4 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals. Game 3 against the Washington Wizards tips off on Saturday at 5:30 p.m. from Philips Arena. Despite Washington leading the series 2-0, Paul Millsap is confident in the Hawks' chances to come back and sees the series as 0-0 when the teams play in Atlanta.
4. Atlanta United to play Real Salt Lake
5. Georgia Tech spring game
Georgia Tech's spring football game kicks off at 7 p.m. on Friday from Bobby Dodd Stadium. Ken Sugiura writes that this year fans might not have to sit in the pouring rain.