The Atlanta Sports Curse: A History

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28 to 3. Two numbers. Two numbers that, when uttered together, strike horror and dread into the hearts of any Atlanta sports fan. Those two numbers represent years of heartache and misery. Of glory so close you can almost taste it, only to have it turn sour and disappear in front of our very eyes. They’re representative of a losing culture in a town repeatedly kicked in the teeth for years in an under-the-radar way that makes…