It's been one full day and I'm already sick of all this Big XII South talk. I case you haven't heard - put down the newspaper, turn off the radio and get up from the TV because the topic is nauseating - three college football teams have the same record in the same division in the same conference. Oh the humanity!
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The live-stream footage of the first round GHSA AAAA first round playoff game between the Statesboro Blue Devils and the Harris County Tigers.
Six wins, five losses – that's how the season ended. For the third straight year there was no conference championship or no playoff appearance. When Chris Hatcher took over the program prior to the 2007 season, he promised the Eagle Nation at his press conference that Georgia Southern would add to the eight conference titles and 16 postseason berths and add to it quickly.
I had an argument leaving the Statesboro-Brunswick game with a friend I had invited to watch the Region 2-AAAA title game Friday night.
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I have to imagine being a new parent is something like being a Georgia Southern fan: you love 'em, but dag nabbit if they aren't a pain in the you-know-what.
Trailing 18-16 with less than 20 seconds left in the game, William James Middle School had one last chance at the Coastal Empire Region Championship.
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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AVONDALE, La. - Hudson Swafford didn't want to dwell on the pressure of the high-stakes weekend that awaits him.
NEW YORK - NCAA President Mark Emmert is glad the Big Ten has sparked a discussion about freshman ineligibility, even though it is an idea fraught with potential pitfalls.
ATLANTA - Seven months after a racially charged email put the Atlanta Hawks on the market, there's an agreement to sell the NBA team for $850 million.
ATLANTA - Paul Millsap scored 19 points and the top-seeded Atlanta Hawks again survived a tougher-than-expected test from the Brooklyn Nets, holding on for a 96-91 victory and a 2-0 lead in their Eastern Conference playoff series Wednesday night.
ATLANTA - Mike Budenholzer was right where he didn't want to be: the center of attention.
Sadly this is a recurring theme. You know what I'm talking about. Spring arrives, unwanted and unsightly vegetation grows and it's time to break out the grass-cutting devices. I have previously detailed some of my travails in this realm and I supposed it's time for an update so here it is - the weeds on my road are knee-high and steadily growing at a prolific rate due to recent rains. This means that my trusty weed-eater and I are once again on the prowl. I must say that my relationship with this implement has been a particularly close ...
ATLANTA - Al Horford was able to return to the court after dislocating his right pinky finger in the first game of the playoffs.
BOSTON - Lelisa Desisa won his first Boston Marathon in 2013.
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. - Troy Merritt felt the fear Saturday he experienced during his successful amateur career. The third-round leader at the RBC Heritage expects another healthy dose Sunday.
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. - Little-known Troy Merritt one-upped the Masters champion Jordan Spieth at the RBC Heritage.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The attorney for NFL prospect Jameis Winston said the lawsuit filed against the former Florida State University quarterback by a woman who says he raped her is "false" and a "stunt."
ATLANTA - They won 60 games, which is the accepted NBA standard of greatness. They blew away everyone else in the Eastern Conference - including you, LeBron James.
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. - Jordan Spieth had a post-Masters letdown Thursday, shooting a 3-over 74 at the RBC Heritage to end his run of 16 straight rounds under par.
FALL RIVER, Mass. - Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez was convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to life in prison Wednesday in a deadly late-night shooting, sealing the downfall of an athlete who once had a $40 million contract and a standout career ahead of him.
FALL RIVER, Mass. - After six days of deliberating, jurors went home Tuesday without reaching a verdict in the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez, who is accused of killing the man dating his fiancee's sister.