Jonathan Byrd hit one of the greatest shots hardly anyone saw, himself included.
On October 16 the big day finally arrived. Opening morning of Georgia's traditional firearms season for deer dawned clear and cool to the delight of thousands of Georgia hunters. There is no other day that stirs the passion of sportsmen more than opening day for the elusive white-tailed deer. Everyone is out there enjoying the relaxing feel of nature while they envision bagging their personal best or even a record-setting animal. As a bonus many will enjoy plenty of savory venison prepared in ways that any chef would be proud of.
SAN FRANCISCO - Not only have the Texas Rangers never been to the World Series before, they are winless in nine games at AT&T Park. And make that an 11-game losing streak in San Francisco dating back to the windy, cold nights at the Giants' former home of Candlestick Park.
ARLINGTON, Texas - The Texas Rangers have returned to their own clubhouse, where the only trophies are the two deer heads mounted on the wall courtesy of Josh Hamilton.
The NFL got it right.
NEW YORK - CC Sabathia pitched like a champion, and the New York Yankees are heading for Texas. A whole lot better than heading home.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks are all about continuity.
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. - David Duval flunked Q-school twice, and both times came away feeling good about himself.
Georgia's firearm season for deer hunting is open and about 300,000 folks will hit the woods over the coming months in pursuit of the state's number one big game animal. Those who use firearms to take deer far outnumber other styles of hunting as they make up over 95 percent of the total number of deer hunters. Those people will most likely bag over 80 percent of the harvest this season and thus the deer hunting season gets underway in earnest this weekend.
SAN FRANCISCO - Cody Ross came through with another key hit this postseason, Matt Cain dazzled to outduel Cole Hamels and the San Francisco Giants beat the Philadelphia Phillies 3-0 on Tuesday to take a 2-1 lead in the NL championship series.
ATLANTA - Georgia Tech cornerback Dominique Reese took great pleasure in beating Middle Tennessee quarterback Dwight Dasher.
ARLINGTON, Texas - The New York Yankees are already making it look like the 1990s all over again for Texas.
ARLINGTON, Texas - CC Sabathia is ready. Just not too ready, he hopes.
Georgia's deer population is healthy and plentiful. With about 1.3 million animals making up the herd statewide there are plenty of opportunities for success. There are WMA's scattered all over Georgia for those who wish to hunt but don't have their own land or a lease to hunt on.
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TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Jim McElwain never had a quarterback at Alabama quite like Jalen Hurts.
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