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Click on the links for more info about recent news stories: PRO GOLF TOURNEY FIELD ANNOUNCED: In April 2013, pro tour golf will return to Gwinnett after an absence of several years. And the field at TPC Sugarloaf will include many of the PGA Champions Tour's biggest names. WOMEN'S FOOTBALL TEAM SETS ROSTER: The women's league now known as the Legends Football League (the word "Lingerie" was dropped) announced its 2013 roster. It plans to debut in Gwinnett in April. WICKED WEATHER: Wednesday saw some heavy rains and storm-related incidents. But in all, Gwinnett did not get hit as hard as some other areas in Atlanta. ANOTHER NEW RESTAURANT: Even as restaurants are closing, another new eatery -- Senor Quintin Mex Grill -- opened in a shopping…
The league announces the winner of the fan-based contest. A tryout is coming in November.
Thursday, November 1, 2012
That Lingerie Football League team that plans to play in Gwinnett in 2013? Just call it the Atlanta Steam. In a news release, LFL officials announced that "Atlanta Steam" was the most popular choice of almost 4,300 team name submissions. That was among the strongest responses for such an effort in an expansion market. It's an appropriate team name for the LFL, which is not shy about its marketing appeal. Other team names include "Sin" and "Temptation." -- Do you like Atlanta Steam as a name for the LFL squad? Do you plan to try out for the Gwinnett franchise? Tell us in the comments below. Also, the league noted again that it will be holding a tryout in the Atlanta area -- November 10 in Fairburn. (See link below for tryout details.) …