In a small corner of North Carolina, in a stadium nestled in the hills of North Carolina, something staggering happened on Saturday that few witnessed but many will never forget.
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What's left to play for? Pride.
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This is it - the biggest week of football in Statesboro this season. From Womack Field to Paulson Stadium, you might as well phone it in this week at work because there's absolutely no way you'll be able to function with such huge contests on the horizon.
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There's a faction of baseball fans that can be categorized as pessimistic, and from pessimism usually stems ignorance.
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ATLANTA - Too far behind to do anything about the FedEx Cup, Camilo Villegas put together a stirring rally Sunday that was good enough to win the Tour Championship in a playoff over Sergio Garcia for his second straight victory.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Jimmie Johnson barely held off a strong challenge from Carl Edwards on Sunday at Kansas Speedway, winning the race and vaulting into first place in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.
For most teams outside of college football's Bowl Subdivision, the playoffs begin in mid-November. For Georgia Southern, the playoffs start Saturday.
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ATLANTA - Anthony Kim wore a red shirt, fired at flags and made birdies on almost half of his holes.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The Americans didn't need a miracle putt or even the best player in the world to take back the Ryder Cup.
PHOENIX - Almost all football fans know Tom Brady, Russell Wilson, Richard Sherman, Marshawn Lynch and Rob Gronkowski.
MELBOURNE - It was difficult to tell who was more pleased with reaching the Australian Open semifinals: No. 1-ranked Novak Djokovic, advancing to his 25th at a Grand Slam tournament, or 19-year-old Madison Keys, who beat Venus Williams to get into her first.
Mark Gonzalez scored in the 66th and 75 minutes, rallying Chile to a 3-2 exhibition win over the United States on Wednesday night that sent the Americans to their first five-game winless streak since 2007.
PHOENIX - Tom Brady began winning Super Bowls when Russell Wilson was still a teenager, tuning in to see the big game on TV.
MELBOURNE, Australia - Rafael Nadal has joined Roger Federer on the sidelines at the Australian Open, taking their combined 31 Grand Slam singles titles with them.
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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - Tiger Woods had a full set of teeth and was chomping at the bit to get his season started.
PHOENIX - This is not a story about Super Bowl Media Day. Thank God. This IS a story about the story of Super Bowl Media Day.
NEW YORK - Coach 1K. How grand.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Saying his team "followed every rule to the letter," New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick described in detail how his team prepares its footballs on game day and defended his players from chatter that they made it to the Super Bowl by cheating.
ATLANTA - The Hawks know it can be done.
CHICAGO - To Chicago Cubs fans, Ernie Banks was sunshine that cut through decades of darkness. To baseball players, he was the spirit of the game.
Not so long ago, we came to praise the New England Patriots.
LA QUINTA, Calif. - Ryan Palmer missed a chance to shoot 59 or lower Friday in the Humana Challenge, settling for an 11-under 61 after playing an eight-hole stretch in 10 under.
MELBOURNE, Australia - Roger Federer is out of the Australian Open, his chances of reaching a 12th consecutive semifinal at Melbourne Park erased in a shocking third-round loss to Andreas Seppi on Friday.