SAVANNAH - With a little more than four minutes left to play it was now or never time for the Portal Panthers, who trailed Calvary Day by eight at the Calvary gym.
ATHENS - Georgia coach Mark Richt moved quickly to name a new defensive coordinator, hiring Jeremy Pruitt from Florida State on Tuesday, only two days after losing Todd Grantham to Louisville.
PHILADELPHIA - A federal judge is slowing down the proposed $765 million settlement of NFL concussion claims, questioning if there's enough money to cover 20,000 retired players.
In order to clear the air up front I freely admit to doing some drinking in my younger days. I candidly confess and concede this point so you will realize that I make the following observations based on first hand and anecdotal accounts. This is not gossip, idle rumor or hearsay evidence.
If Anthony Bosch were still in business today, bet on this much: His phone would be buzzing nonstop with athletes trying to order the A-rod treatment.
MELBOURNE, Australia - After a day of searingly-hot temperatures which raised complaints from players, top-seeded Rafael Nadal advanced to the second round of the Australian Open in relatively mild conditions.
BELLVILLE - Pinewood Christian's Jessie Knaus intentionally missed a free throw with 1.3 seconds remaining to give PCA a chance at the game-tying shot, but Bulloch Academy held on for a 49-47 win on Tuesday on the road.
HONOLULU - Brandt Snedeker is a walking billboard for his summer plans.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks' first regular-season game in London provides first-year coach Mike Budenholzer the opportunity for a midseason review of his team.
Kai Owens, a fifth-grade student at Brooklet Elementary School, is seeking donations of softly textured items that he hopes will bring comfort to children who are blind or visually impaired.
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The last two years, anybody familiar with Southern Conference basketball would have told you that Georgia Southern's Eric Ferguson and College of Charleston's Trent Wiedeman are the best frontcourt players in the league.
After trimming by construction managers, projected costs for a new Bulloch County administrative annex still exceed its $2.2 million budget by $300,000.
ATLANTA - Georgia lawmakers will revive an effort to expand gun rights, but will start over with new legislation and weigh the possibility of giving college presidents and religious leaders the option of whether to allow guns on public campuses and in places of worship, according to interviews with key lawmakers.
More than 50 people, including business owners, civic leaders and city officials, met last Thursday evening to explore ideas for revitalizing South Main Street.
SAVANNAH - While Republicans in eastern Georgia say they're more committed than ever to defeating Democratic U.S. Rep. John Barrow in the fall elections, GOP voters may have a tougher time than expected choosing a nominee in the primary.