Georgia Southern ended a losing skid Saturday night in the high desert of New Mexico.
Is it the best of times, or is it the worst of times for Georgia Southern?
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Falcons are the NFL's top-scoring team, because of quarterback Matt Ryan's recharged passing attack.
CHICAGO - Cursed by a Billy Goat, bedeviled by Bartman and crushed by decades of disappointment, the Chicago Cubs are at long last headed back to the World Series.
TALLADEGA, Ala. - Martin Truex Jr. showed up at Talladega Superspeedway determined to be at the front of the field and in control of his chances in NASCAR's playoffs.
AUSTIN, Texas - With their red, white and blue tutus and Taylor Swift T-shirts, Rachel Emling and Mikala Crews were everything Formula One wanted at the U.S. Grand Prix: young fans who would travel across the country for a mix of pop stars and fast cars.
CHICAGO - Chicago Cubs fans waited 71 years to celebrate a return to the World Series.
NEW YORK - Charles Barkley calls it friendly fire.
During each new season, there are a few dishes I greatly anticipate cooking: Spring beckons salads and grilled vegetables, summer calls for hamburgers, and nothing comforts the soul in winter like warm soups and casseroles. Fall, though - fall might just be the season to beat. With the exception of the holidays, I don't think I look forward to eating more any time of the year.
People who are old and also poor are often noted in these columns. Well, that's proper. A lot of older people do live in poverty, and the number is growing. Where do they all come from?
My son, keep my words and treasure up my commandments with you; keep my commandments and live; keep my teaching as the apple of your eye; bind them on your fingers; write them on the tablet of your heart. - Proverbs 7:1-4
The new school year is still fresh and "it" has already begun, "it" being the ongoing effort on the part of schools to persuade parents that there is something wrong with their kids' brains.
ATLANTA - Georgians must decide this fall whether the state can take over low-performing schools, a proposal backed by Republican Gov. Nathan Deal but fiercely opposed by education groups.
Bulloch County Schools administrators this week hailed a five-year upward trend in local high school graduates' scores on the ACT and SAT college admissions tests in all tested subjects.
Down three of their best players, BA succumbed their worst loss of the season in what was the biggest game of the season.
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