Long shot or favorite. Speedball or closer.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Joe Johnson scored 25 points, Jamal Crawford finished with 23 and the Atlanta Hawks beat Orlando 103-93 in Game 1 of their playoff series on Saturday, overcoming a monster night by Magic star Dwight Howard.
SAN ANTONIO - PGA Tour rookie Brendan Steele birdied Nos. 17 and 18 for a 4-under 68 on Saturday, grabbing sole possession of the Texas Open lead after beginning the day tied with a whopping six other players for the top spot.
ORLANDO, Fla. - If the Orlando Magic's 2010-11 season were likened to a fairy tale, it would probably be a mix of "The Wizard of Oz" and "Alice in Wonderland."
SAN ANTONIO - Kevin Na watched his first shot on No. 9 veer badly off course. His next stroke wasn't any better. Or the next one. Or the 11 after that.
MINNEAPOLIS - The NFL and its locked-out players started talking again, and they talked all day.
SAN FRANCISCO - After years of investigation, three weeks of trial and millions of dollars spent pursuing Barry Bonds, federal prosecutors were back where they started Thursday - deciding whether to try and prove the home run king's records were built with steroids and lies.
ATLANTA - Jason Collins spent all but six minutes on the bench when the Atlanta Hawks were swept by the Orlando Magic in a lopsided second-round playoff series last year.
SAN FRANCISCO - Jurors in the Barry Bonds case remained mostly out of sight on day 3 of their deliberations. They never entered Judge Susan Illston's courtroom on the 19th floor of the Phillip Burton Federal Building, spending about six hours behind closed doors Tuesday without reaching a verdict.
AUGUSTA - Good news travels much faster than when Gary Player first won the Masters.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - Charl Schwartzel gave this Masters a finish it deserved.
AUGUSTA - On a sweltering day at Augusta National, the kid stayed cool. And now, Rory McIlroy has a comfortable lead heading into the final round of a major.
The trees are ready to roar and the ground is ready to shake, but for that to happen Sunday, Rory McIlroy will have to cooperate. If the kid from Northern Ireland plays the way he has for the first three rounds, Sunday will simply be a coronation.
I must admit. I'm sore. After walking up, down, and around the hills of Augusta National for the past five days, my entire body aches. My legs, my back, and the soles of my feet feel like needles have infiltrated my bones.
AUGUSTA - The fist kept pumping. The cheers kept growing. The ball kept dropping.
ATLANTA - With two stadiums already under construction and plans for a major arena renovation, the Atlanta metro area is getting yet another new sports facility.
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - The Atlanta Falcons have made a commitment to rookie starters on defense that is especially rare for a first-place team.
WACO, Texas - Billionaire businessman Drayton McLane, who name adorns the Baylor University football stadium, said Thursday he wants to see fired football coach Art Briles ...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Each time Marc Mariani heads out to catch a kickoff, he huddles first with the Tennessee special teams coach for a quick strategy ...
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 ...