As one of the most dynamic cities in the Southeast and a former host city for the Olympic Games, metro Atlanta is also home to several professional sports franchises:
- Atlanta Braves – Major League Baseball
- Atlanta Falcons – National Football League
- Atlanta Hawks – National Basketball Association
- Atlanta Dream – Women's National Basketball Association
- Atlanta United – Soccer
Atlanta is also a stop on the PGA golf tour and is host to the Truist Atlanta Open tennis tournament.