MILWAUKEE - John Salmons let out a huge sigh at his locker before a wide grin crept across his face. The questions of whether the Milwaukee Bucks can hang with the Atlanta Hawks are over.
Over the past few months, a handful of Portal students have signed on to take their athletic abilities to the college level. Saturday afternoon, one former Panther who took that step four years ago ascended to the professional ranks.
NEW YORK - Time to draft and time to trade ... and trade ... and trade.
SAVANNAH, Ga. - Everyone wants to know Tom Watson's secret to playing superior golf at 60.
NEW YORK - The big crowd at Radio City Music Hall for the second night of the NFL draft had to wait for the big names to go. They got a star-studded show while they hung around Friday.
NEW YORK - The Rockettes would have loved this show.
ATLANTA - Roy Halladay threw a five-hitter for his first NL shutout - getting a couple of big assists from his defense - and the Philadelphia Phillies blanked the Atlanta Braves 2-0 on Wednesday night.
NEW YORK - Offensive tackles and tight ends used to hitting the green artificial turf will make their entrance on the red carpet.
NEW YORK - The NFL cracked down on one of its stars Wednesday, suspending Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger for not just a few games but the first six of the season, even though he avoided sexual assault charges in Georgia.
ATLANTA - Jason Heyward hit a tying homer with two outs in the ninth inning, the second of back-to-back shots by Atlanta, and Nate McLouth led off the 10th with another home run to complete the Braves' power-packed comeback in a 4-3 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday night.
ATLANTA - With Joe Johnson and high-flying Josh Smith leading the way, the Atlanta Hawks avoided another Game 2 letdown.
INDIANAPOLIS - Tony Stewart savored Tuesday's homecoming.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Falcons are opening the 2010 season at Pittsburgh.
ATLANTA - Joe Johnson has never been a guy who craves attention.
The Georgia Southern men's golf team shaved four strokes off its first round score on day two of the Southern Conference Men's Golf Championship (April 19). Three Eagles posted scores in the red for a 286 (-2) second round tally at The Country Club of South Carolina, a par 72, 7,062-yard layout.
CLEVELAND - J.R. Smith can being launching away for the Cavaliers.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - Kyle Busch continued his dominance of the Xfinity Series at Kansas Speedway on Saturday.
Kevin Ellison did not grow up a Georgia Tech fan. For that matter Ellison did not grow up as a fan of the Georgia Bulldogs ...
When you glance at the Georgia Tech stat sheet it looks like a typographical error.
CHICAGO - Kaitlin Reap didn't listen when her dad tried to warn her about the lifetime of misery waiting for her if she cheered for ...
NAPA, Calif. - Scott Piercy began the new PGA Tour season by pouring in putts and setting the course record at Silverado, a 10-under 62 for ...
NAPA, Calif. - The Tiger comeback has become the Tiger tease.
A couple of years ago I wrote a column on some of the famous and infamous dogs that have passed through my life. Right after ...
For the first time in nearly three years, the Georgia Southern Eagles are riding back-to-back losses.
ATLANTA - A fast start through five games? The Atlanta Falcons have been there, blown that.
MIAMI - Udonis Haslem was leading some banter with Miami Heat teammates after practice Monday, the jokes and laughter helping everyone wind down after practice.
LOS ANGELES - Anthony Rendon and Jayson Werth homered, and the Washington Nationals moved within one victory of winning a postseason series for the first time ...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - When it's all said and done at the end of this season, NASCAR just might have to thank Hurricane Matthew ...
The top five in The Associated Press college football poll have been firmly established. Now we will see how long they can stay that way.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) - In a show of unity after sharp divisions caused by the Russiandoping scandal, Olympic leaders gave the World Anti-Doping Agency increased powers ...