ATLANTA - Brandon Thomas and Daniel Palka homered in a five-run second inning, Jed Bradley pitched into the eighth and Georgia Tech beat Southern Mississippi 6-2 Saturday in the Atlanta Regional.
PARIS - Dusk was descending, wind was swirling and full-throated chants of "Ro-ger! Ro-ger!" from 15,000 or so fans finally were hushing as Roger Federer stepped to the baseline to serve - one point from returning to the French Open final and one point from ending Novak Djokovic's 43-match winning streak.
By BEN WALKER
ATLANTA - Matt Skole knows all about Georgia Tech's recent struggles in the first round of the NCAA tournament.
Arkansas-Little Rock has some recent experience as the underdog.
The NFL and its players completed three straight days of not-so-secret "confidential settlement discussions" on Thursday and now head to an appeals court in St. Louis.
PARIS - As Maria Sharapova prepared to serve while only a point from defeat in the French Open semifinals, Li Na was thinking what any opponent would at that precise moment.
DESTIN, Fla. - The hottest topic at the Southeastern Conference's annual meetings has nothing to do with national championships or NCAA violations.
MIAMI - Brian Cardinal took one look at Dirk Nowitzki's injured finger, turned to the Dallas Mavericks' trainer and recommended his treatment plan.
PARIS - Everything came so quickly for Maria Sharapova at the start of her tennis career. Wimbledon champion at age 17. Ranked No. 1 at 18. Second major title at 19, third at 20.
ATLANTA - First, the Flames. Now, the Thrashers.
In a profession that provides little in the way of job security, Jim Tressel was about as comfortable as a college football coach could get.
Summer is here and there are lots of salt water options along the Georgia coast in the coming month. Whether you want to fish inshore or offshore there are plenty of charters going out every day from Savannah to St. Mary's. Got your own boat and some skills of your own? Got the itch to go it alone? June is a great time to see what you are made of. There will be a variety of willing fish showing up in the next thirty days and there is something out there to suit every style and taste. Before you ...
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Jim Tressel, who guided Ohio State to its first national title in 34 years, resigned Monday amid NCAA violations from a tattoo-parlor scandal that sullied the image of one of the country's top football programs.
PHOENIX - NFL owners got plenty done in their meetings, including approving the Raiders' relocation from Oakland to Las Vegas, and addressing a variety of rules ...
FUNCHAL, Portugal - Cristiano Ronaldo has an airport named after him, but it was his odd-looking statue that attracted attention in Wednesday's ceremony honoring the ...
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Throughout my life, I've had a back-and-forth relationship with college basketball.
Coaches for Oregon, South Carolina and Gonzaga concede Roy Williams and his North Carolina players have an advantage when it comes to knowing how to ...
ATLANTA - Georgia Tech ended last season with quite a flourish.
Bulloch Academy junior Kyra Samuels might not seem imposing at first sight as she just barely scrapes the five-foot mark.
AUSTIN, Texas - Dustin Johnson had reason to be rattled.
South Georgia Tormenta FC makes a point of consistently stating its mantra that 'Pros Start Here'.
It is often said that baseball - and its fans - are the most reluctant to embrace any sort of change. As a former player and lifelong ...
There is no shortage of great golf to be found in the coastal Georgia area, especially in the spring.
Region play hasn't been kind to Bulloch Academy this baseball season, and Thursday afternoon the Gators did themselves no favors trying to get off ...
SAN JOSE, Calif. - A new coach is making the decisions after a pair of historically bad games. Nearly half the projected starters are sidelined.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - John Calipari knows people in Memphis are still pretty upset with how he abandoned their Tigers to take the Kentucky coaching job and ...
For the second year in a row, Southeast Bulloch can claim to be the strongest school in class 3A.