MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. - Ohio State's Urban Meyer has never had any issue acclimating to the biggest stages in college football. Clemson's Dabo Swinney is sounding like someone who's getting comfortable under the brightest lights as well.
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PASADENA, Calif. - Connor Cook passed for a career-high 332 yards and hit Tony Lippett with a tiebreaking 25-yard touchdown pass early in the fourth quarter, leading No. 4 Michigan State to a 24-20 victory over No. 5 Stanford on Wednesday night in the 100th Rose Bowl.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - No. 23 Georgia was near the end zone all day.
There's only one road favorite for this weekend's wild-card games, and it's the team that lost - barely - in last February's Super Bowl. That the San Francisco 49ers are favored at Lambeau Field might be shocking to some. It shouldn't be.
When the basketball season tipped off in November, Southeast Bulloch wasn't exactly sure where its scoring would come from. The Yellow Jackets had been an improved team in 2012-13, but leading scorer Devontae Tremble had graduated.
ATLANTA - Dave Martin, a longtime Associated Press photographer based in Montgomery, Ala., died after collapsing on the Georgia Dome field after the Chick-fil-A Bowl on Tuesday night.
Calling all fashionistas.
The Christmas presents are open, and the New Year's celebrations are finished.
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court has thrown a hitch into President Barack Obama's new health care law by blocking a requirement that some religion-affiliated organizations provide health insurance that includes birth control.
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As I write this discourse we stand on the brink of 2014 and thus the timing is right to do my annual New Year Resolutions. It is a significant year for the old coach. The big 6-0 birthday is forthcoming this time around and it is what some might call a watershed moment or a seminal moment. Maybe for me this could be termed as "The Year of Living Dangerously" or perhaps it might best be described as a final shot at glory before pre-old age begins to set up shop in earnest.
A Statesboro woman has been charged with 80 counts, including 40 counts of financial identity fraud, in connection with at least two victims, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.
A well-designed exterior cell window prevented a would-be Christmas Day escape from the Bulloch County Jail, and the inmate who tried to flee has been charged in the incident, the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office said.
SPRINGFIELD - Kim Moretz was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison, and another five years of probation, following her conviction last week in concealing the death of Charlie Ray III.
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After calling off all of Wednesday's scheduled games at the Region 3-A basketball tournament in Treutlen, more icy conditions have caused Thursday's slate of games to be canceled as well.
NEW YORK - Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter says he will retire after this season "with absolutely no regrets," ending one of the greatest careers in the history of baseball's most storied franchise.
Georgia Southern Men's Basketball has moved its game against UNCG to Thursday, February 13th, at 2 p.m.
NEW YORK - The bloodhound drew the loudest cheers. The Portie came with presidential connections. And the Irish water spaniel tried to earn another win for Seattle in the Super Bowl - of dogs, that is.
Statesboro's soccer seasons have had to sit on the sidelines as winter weather postponed the scheduled season openers for both the boys and girls this week.
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BROOKLET - As the Region 1-AAA boys tournament began Tuesday evening, Southeast Bulloch knew exactly what the task was.
The script was flipped on Georgia Southern during its last road trip.
AUGUSTA - Richmond Academy exploded for 21 points in the fourth quarter and eliminated the Statesboro Blue Devils from the Region 3-AAAA tournament with a 66-58 win on Tuesday in Augusta.
NEW ORLEANS - Georgia Southern men's soccer has a new home with the re-introduction of the Sun Belt Conference for men's soccer. The Eagles will compete in the six-team league beginning in the fall of 2014 with an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament on the line.
Warmer temperatures are probably not far off and even though winter may not be completely over with, it's time to go ahead and start planning your strategy.
ATLANTA - B.J. Upton would like a do-over on his debut season with the Braves.
LOS ANGELES - This is what Tom Watson knows about the American with a big lead in the Ryder Cup standings.