NEW YORK - Rich, powerful and more popular than ever, the NFL gets closer to a doomsday scenario every day.
MELBOURNE, Australia - Andy Murray had been warned about the fireworks, the crackle and dazzling burst of color that lights the sky to mark Australia Day celebrations.
SAN DIEGO - The player who walked toward the first tee at sunrise on the North Course at Torrey Pines was not accompanied by a security detail. Maintenance workers did not gather on the pro shop balcony to watch him tee off.
Georgia Southern isn't the only program ever to be put on probation by the National Collegiate Athletics Association, that's for sure.
INDIANAPOLIS - Jim Caldwell traded the perfect season for what he hoped would be the perfect ending.
NEW ORLEANS - What a spicy Cajun mix for the NFC championship game.
MELBOURNE, Australia - It's not difficult to pick the odd one out in this group of 28-year-old players: Roger Federer, Lleyton Hewitt, Nikolay Davydenko.
ATLANTA - Jamal Crawford scored 24 points, Al Horford had 23 and the Atlanta Hawks overwhelmed Charlotte with dominating performances in the first and third quarters, beating the Bobcats 103-89 Friday night.
LA QUINTA, Calif. - Long-hitting Bubba Watson is using the wet weather to his advantage in the Bob Hope Classic.
PHILADELPHIA - Everywhere Philadelphia 76ers center Samuel Dalembert looked, he saw pain he can't forget.
CONCORD, N.C. - Have at it, boys.
ATLANTA - Zachery Peacock made two free throws with 3.2 seconds remaining and No. 19 Georgia Tech knocked off another ranked team, beating No. 17 Clemson 66-64 on Tuesday night.
MELBOURNE, Australia - A record fine and threat of suspension aren't going to stop Serena Williams from being anything other than, well, Serena Williams.
There's a heck of a lot of good prep basketball being played around the area right now, and with so many good teams in such a small radius, it's hard to be able to see it all.
CLEVELAND - High above downtown, there's no visible evidence of a painful 51-year professional sports championship drought - the longest for any major U.S. city.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - The New England Patriots released linebacker Brandon Spikes on Monday as authorities investigated whether his Mercedes was involved in an accident after the car was found abandoned in a highway median near where three people were hurt in a vehicle that was rear-ended.
Grab a cup of coffee and spend some time re-living the Georgia Southern Eagles sweeping the Sun Belt Conference through the eyes of Herald Staff Photographer Scott Bryant.