IRENE, South Africa - The bars are stocked across America, and the pubs are getting ready in England. A 70½-foot billboard of Clint Dempsey stands near Penn Station in Manhattan, and there's even a large poster of Landon Donovan in a store along Piccadilly Circus.
INDIANAPOLIS - The NCAA's big boys have figured out how to beat up the little guys in the classroom, too.
WASHINGTON - The baseball world rubbed its eyes Wednesday morning, shook its head and thought: "Did that really happen?"
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. - A Georgia college student said she felt powerless to stop a short-tempered Ben Roethlisberger from having sex with her in a bar bathroom even though she told him to stop, telling investigators: "I'm a little girl, and he's a big boy."
BOSTON - Chin resting in his hand, mouth barely moving as he spoke, Kobe Bryant had the look of someone who would have rather been anywhere but Staples Center.
DUBLIN, Ohio - Rickie Fowler knew rain-softened Muirfield Village was giving up birdies, even if there was none on his card as he approached the turn Saturday with his lead dwindling.
PARIS - On the way to each of his four French Open championships, Rafael Nadal needed to beat Roger Federer - and did.
PARIS - Francesca Schiavone threw uppercuts, put her fists to her face and skipped about the court. And then, when she had won the French Open, she really let her emotions show.
NEW YORK - Drosselmeyer pulled off an upset in the Belmont Stakes, seizing the lead in the stretch and giving Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott his first win in a Triple Crown race.
PHILADELPHIA - Jozy Altidore and Clint Dempsey scored second-half goals for the United States to beat Turkey 2-1 on Saturday in the Americans' last game before leaving for the World Cup.
ATLANTA - Mark Pope pitched a five-hitter and Tony Plagman homered twice in Georgia Tech's 10-0 victory over Mercer in the second game of the Atlanta regional on Friday night.
Tuesday at Mill Creek, rising high school sophomores-seniors are encouraged to try out for a spot in the 2010 Georgia Underclassman Top 100 Baseball Showcase, which takes place
DUBLIN, Ohio - Rickie Fowler, the new kid in golf, gave himself a chance Friday to be the next kid to win on the PGA Tour.
NEW YORK - No one is in more of a New York state of mind these days than Nick Zito.
PARIS - Francesca Schiavone has provided the better photo op, her beaming face caked with clay after she kissed the court to celebrate her semifinal victory at the French Open.
SAVANNAH - Since arriving at Georgia Southern, head coach Mark Byington has preached the importance of relentless and aggressive defense.
LONDON - In an instant, Paul Lake's mind goes back more than three decades to a soccer field in Manchester and Barry Bennell's tricks ...
ATLANTA - A person familiar with the situation says the Atlanta Braves have agreed to an $11.5 million, two-year contract with utility player Sean Rodriguez.
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From the week of Thanksgiving to the week leading up to Christmas Day is without a doubt my favorite time of year.
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexican fans welcomed the NFL in raucous fashion, and it probably won't be the last time Azteca Stadium hosts American futbol.
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - Kamryn Pettway is returning to Auburn's backfield just in time for the biggest challenge of the season.
ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. - Nothing about Jim Furyk's game would suggest with certainty he has played his last Ryder Cup.
In most seasons, a bye week for Georgia Southern is filled with talk of upcoming conference showdowns and postseason possibilities.
ATHENS, Ga. - Kirby Smart's first year as Georgia's coach has hardly been a rousing success.
NEW YORK (AP) - Kristaps Porzingis came to the NBA from Europe as a 7-footer with 3-point range, so the comparisons to Dirk Nowitzki were inevitable.
ATLANTA - Georgia Southern entered Saturday needing a win at Georgia State to keep its bowl hopes alive.
For most Georgia Southern fans, 2006 sticks out as a sore thumb. The 3-8 season - still the lowest win total of any modern day Eagle ...
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