Today is the Atlanta Braves home opener. There is lots of excitement for today's game, coming off a 3 game sweep against the Florida Marlins. The Braves will face the New York Mets tonight. For more information on the Atlanta Braves click here. You might notice some changes at Turner Field this season. Click here to view those changes.
The Longest Ride: Gurvir Dhindsa got to see 20th Century Fox's new movie The Longest Ride. The movie is an adaptation of a Nicolas Sparks' romance book. Gurvir spoke with stars of the move Scott Eastwood and Britt Robertson, as well as Nicolas Sparks. The Longest Ride opens in theatres nationwide today. For more information on The Longest Ride click here.
Pet of the Day: Atlanta Pet Rescue joined Good Day Atlanta this morning. For more information on how you can adopt a pet from Atlanta Pet Rescue click here.
Major League Eating and the Atlanta Dogwood Festival will host a regional qualifier for the Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot-Dog Eating Contest. It will take place this Sunday at 1:00 p.m. at the 79th annual festival in Piedmont Park. The top male and female "eaters" will qualify to move on to the International Contest in Coney Island, which will feature reigning champs Joey Chestnut and Miki Sudo.