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Dream seeks boost from De Souza

MINNEAPOLIS - When Erika de Souza decided to leave the Atlanta Dream in the middle of the WNBA playoffs to help her native Brazil qualify for the Olympics, Lindsey Harding and the rest of the Dream managed to get by.

October 03, 2011 | By JON KRAWCZYNSKI AP Sports Writer | Sports


COlumn: Some can't handle the hype in the NFL

When Eagles players, the Jets coach and the Cowboys owner ramped up the expectations for their teams, it seemed reasonable. All had the talent to challenge for a championship.

October 03, 2011 | By BARRY WILNER AP Columnist | Sports


Phillies set the tone against Cards

PHILADELPHIA - Ryan Howard took a mighty cut, dropped his bat and admired the shot.

October 01, 2011 | Associated Press | Sports


Braves complete epic collapse

ATLANTA - Nearly an hour after one more loss in a historic collapse, Freddie Freeman walked through the Braves clubhouse still wearing his No. 5 uniform, as if he couldn't believe he'd be taking it off for the final time this year.

September 29, 2011 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Column: FedEx Cup is the best way to end

This might have been the most compelling golf playoff that hardly anyone saw.

September 27, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Columnist | Sports


Outdoor Life: Getting an early start for whitetail hunting

The months of September and October are considered by many deer hunters to be the pre-game warm-up for the "real season" when the rut begins. At that point the mature bucks drop their guard and go into search mode for does in heat. If the truth be known many a trophy has been taken in the early period before the rut ever starts and it can be persuasively argued that during these two months quality deer can be taken because they are less wary (especially during the first two or three weeks) and because their patterns are more predictable. Let ...

September 27, 2011 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON dar8589@bellsouth.net | Sports


Scott takes the lead at Tour Championship

ATLANTA - Adam Scott is playing well enough to win the Tour Championship. With a little help, he could win a lot more.

September 23, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Bradley takes charge

ATLANTA - Keegan Bradley and Jason Dufner atop the leaderboard in Atlanta should sound familiar.

September 22, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


30 players eye $10 million

ATLANTA - Just being among the 30 players at the Tour Championship should be enough for Geoff Ogilvy.

September 21, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Big 12, Big East conferences start picking up the pieces

Turned away by the Pac-12, the Big 12's most powerful members are trying to find ways to live together again after weeks of hurtling toward a break up.

September 21, 2011 | By JEFF LATZKE and JIM VERTUNO AP Sports Writers | Sports


Things are getting messy

Oklahoma cleared the way Monday for its possible departure from the Big 12, with university president David Boren demanding the league move toward an equal revenue-sharing model and create stability or else lose the Sooners to the Pac-12.

September 20, 2011 | By JIM VERTUNO AP Sports Writers | Sports


Outdoor Life: Fishing and celebrating miracles

Author's note: In 1982 my middle brother, Alan donated a kidney to our younger brother Terry. This is a story I wrote about familial love and a gift of life – with a little fishing thrown in for good measure.

September 20, 2011 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON dar8589@bellsouth.net | Sports


Oklahoma and Texas clear path to leave Big 12

Oklahoma cleared the way Monday for its possible departure from the Big 12, with university president David Boren demanding the league move toward an equal revenue-sharing model and create stability or else lose the Sooners to the Pac-12.

September 19, 2011 | By JEFF LATZKE AP College Football Writer | Sports


Two teams want into ACC

The Atlantic Coast Conference has received application letters from Pittsburgh and Syracuse to join the league, a move that would leave the Big East scrambling to replace two of its longest tenured members.

September 17, 2011 | By AARON BEND AP Sports Writer | Sports


Wilson, Rose tied for lead at BMW

LEMONT, Ill. - Coming off his best round of the year, Justin Rose figured it couldn't get much better in the BMW Championship. He was good enough Friday for a 3-under 68 and a share of lead with Mark Wilson.

September 16, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


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Tormenta FC offense explodes for six goals against Peachtree City

South Georgia Tormenta FC got the better of a tumultuous first half and also won a second half full of fireworks as it notched its ...

July 03, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Tebow off to a strong start with St. Lucie Mets

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. - Back in his home state, Tim Tebow had a superb first week with the St. Lucie Mets.

July 03, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Dom Dwyer and Sydney Leroux live out soccer's American Dream

Dom Dwyer and Sydney Leroux are the quintessential American success story.

July 03, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Atlanta United shuts out Columbus Crew behind Villalba's brace

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Hector Villalba scored a brace in expansion Atlanta's victory at Columbus.

July 01, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


WIMBLEDON '17: Can anyone end the Big 4's title streak?

LONDON - Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray have ruled Wimbledon for the past 14 years, combining to win the tournament every time ...

July 01, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Ten key games for ten area teams in the 2017 season

Summertime in the south is primarily spent doing three things: spending time outside, followed by running back inside to escape the heat and then figuring ...

June 30, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Tormenta FC's hot run ends in Johnson City

South Georgia Tormenta FC's three-match winning streak came to an end Friday night as the Tri-Cities Otters claimed a 1-0 victory in Johnson City ...

June 30, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Hawks request waivers on backup forward Mike Dunleavy

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks have taken a step to prepare for Saturday's start of the free agency period by requesting waivers on backup wing ...

June 30, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


NBA's summer season starts on Saturday in Orlando

NBA's summer season starts on Saturday in Orlando

June 30, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Tormenta FC looks to keep fire alive in Tri-Cities

South Georgia Tormenta FC's 2017 season is shaping up to mirror the club's inaugural 2016 campaign. That may seem like great news for ...

June 29, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Charges dismissed for UNC player accused of sexual battery

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - Charges have been dismissed against a North Carolina football player for misdemeanor sexual battery and assault on a female student.

June 29, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Lingmerth leads Quicken Loans National after first-round 65

POTOMAC, Md. - David Lingmerth is one of a few players in the Quicken Loans National field with any memories to draw on at TPC Potomac ...

June 29, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Column: Is open sports betting just around the corner?

Jimmy Vaccaro has been taking bets in this gambling town for more than 40 years, so there's not much he won't put a ...

June 28, 2017 | By TIM DAHLBERG AP Sports Columnist | Sports


Florida celebrates first CWS championship

OMAHA, Neb. - It would have been hard to forecast a championship of any kind for Florida after it got swept in its Southeastern Conference opening ...

June 28, 2017 | By ERIC OLSON AP Sports Writer | Sports


United States aims to impress at Gold Cup

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The 23 players on the U.S. roster for next month's CONCACAF Gold Cup are mostly young and lack international experience. They ...

June 26, 2017 | By ERIK SCHELZIG Associated Press | Sports


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