FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Tony Gonzalez knows something about sophomore slumps and says second-yard Atlanta quarterback Matt Ryan is doing all the right things to avoid a letdown."I know my second year I didn't play well at all," Gonzalez said Wednesday. "It was actually the worst year of my NFL career. That was because of the way I approached it. I just didn't approach it the right way."Gonzalez, the 13-year tight end entering his first season with the Falcons, expects Ryan to avoid his mistakes.Ryan, the 2008 NFL offensive rookie of the year, will have a ...
ATLANTA - Jonathan Dwyer wishes he was a little more agile, like Clemson's C.J. Spiller."When he has the ball in his hands, you better keep your eyes open because he might be down the field if you make one blink," Dwyer said. "Any time he touches the ball, it's going to be a show."Not that Dwyer is any slouch himself.Georgia Tech's junior running back is the reigning Atlantic Coast Conference player of the year, and he broke off a 74-yard touchdown run the first time he touched the ball this season.Both Dwyer and ...
HAMPTON, Ga. - Juan Pablo Montoya climbed out of his car after his third-place finish at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Sunday night and immediately began his search.He was in a rush to find an updated list of the Sprint Cup points leaders heading into the race in Richmond on Saturday night.Montoya quickly found the standings, and the news was good: He had moved up one spot from ninth to eighth.But one look wasn't enough.Back in the media interview room, Montoya walked straight to a computer for another look at the standings. When his interview session was ...
ATHENS, Ga. - No matter how many times they called it just one game, the Georgia Bulldogs can't deny that something feels a little strange.
NEW YORK - Melanie Oudin missed the junior prom.
ATLANTA - Jonathan Dwyer noticed the quirk in the Georgia Tech schedule as soon as it came out.
NORTON, Mass. (AP) - Steve Stricker can build a strong case for the Deutsche Bank Championship as the biggest victory of his career.
The more things change, the more they stay the same.
NEW YORK - Forget about forehands and backhands. Melanie Oudin's biggest weapon is her heart.
ATLANTA - Bronson Arroyo gave up one run in seven innings and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Atlanta Braves 3-1 on Friday night for their fifth straight win.
LANDOVER, Md. - Ben Roethlisberger recovered his own fumble at a pivotal moment and didn't look back, throwing three touchdown passes to lead the Pittsburgh ...
Through two games, the Georgia Southern football squad is right where any team would want to be. The Eagles sit at 2-0 overall and 1-0 ...
They say football is a game of inches, and for the sake of this week's five factors lesson that cliche will ring somewhat true.
Janna Beth Marsh pitched a full seven innings to outduel Thomas Jefferson's staff in a 3-2 win for Bulloch Academy.
High School football in Bulloch County has been a lot like Tropical Storm Hermine this season: quick, idiosyncratic and a little disappointing.
ATHENS, Ga. - Get ready for another week of quarterback musical chairs at Georgia.
MOBILE, Ala. - Nothing much came easy for Georgia Southern when they took on South Alabama at Ladd-Peebles Stadium Saturday night.
By MIKE ANTHONY
I'm a guy for statistics and data, which means sample size is everything and conversely means two weeks is nothing.
CARMEL, Ind. (AP) - Dustin Johnson plays a different game than anyone else, and he wanted to keep it that way.
ATLANTA (AP) - Julio Teheran is confident he avoided an injury when he was hit by a line drive on his pitching arm.
ATHENS, Ga. - The home debut of Kirby Smart as No. 9 Georgia's coach gained new significance when freshman Jacob Eason was announced as the ...
Statesboro High School gets to turn back the clock this week when they take a trip to Sylvania and play Screven County at 7:30.
The Southeastern Conference's disappointing opening week featured a bit of deja vu for several teams.