Start with playoff newcomers Roy Halladay and Tim Lincecum. Throw in rocket-armed rookies Aroldis Chapman and Craig Kimbrel. Add a dash from pickups Cliff Lee and Lance Berkman. Mix in banged-up Josh Hamilton and Evan Longoria.
Articles and columns by Alvin Richardson about hunting, fishing and other outdoor sports will appear Wednesdays in the Statesboro Herald. Richardson has spent the past 33 years in education as a teacher, coach and administrator. He has been the head football coach and athletic director at Morgan County High school, an assistant principal at the same school. His writing career began in Madison with the Morgan County Citizen and expanded to the Athens Banner-Herald, where he presently writes the outdoor page. Richardson also writes for Georgia Outdoor magazine and is the author of "It's a Dawg's Life" which ...
On Sunday afternoon, Bobby Cox won the 2,504th game of his managerial career, and it just may have been the most important.
NEWPORT, Wales - The Americans stood behind the 18th green with smiles rarely seen on European soil as they watched yet another match go their way Saturday in the Ryder Cup.
BOONE, N.C. - Appalachian State has knocked off one of college football's top teams. Now the Mountaineers are thinking about joining the big boys.
NEWPORT, Wales - Boy, did that rain delay work out just fine for the Americans. They were able to get dry, do some shopping at the merchandise tent and claim the momentum on a water-logged day at the Ryder Cup.
NEWPORT, Wales - Good thing for the Americans the Ryder Cup ultimately comes down to golf shots, not style points.
NEWPORT, Wales - Preparations for the Ryder Cup were intense and inspirational. There was laughter and a few tears. One thing players from both sides agreed on was the importance of rallying behind the flag.
Georgia Southern finally cracked the Riddle.
ATLANTA - This should serve as a wake-up call for Jim Furyk: He's tied for the lead at the Tour Championship, and very much in the hunt for the $10 million FedEx Cup prize.
ATLANTA - Paul Casey won't be going to the Ryder Cup. He wouldn't mind a $10 million consolation.
COLUMBIA, S.C. - Greg McElroy owns a national title at Alabama, Stephen Garcia has South Carolina off to its best start in three years and Ryan Mallett of Arkansas may be the country's best passer.
COLUMBIA, S.C. - With the embarrassments behind it for now, the much maligned Atlantic Coast Conference still has a spot in the Bowl Championship Series up for grabs - and top contenders Virginia Tech and Florida State begin their run at it this weekend.
The NFL season just started and with it came heartache and trouble, on and off the field: a player's apparent suicide; drunken-driving charges against another; a drug suspension; Reggie Bush's broken leg; a female reporter's locker room plight; chaos at quarterback.
Are you ready for a little summer fishing adventure? In South Georgia the red breast sunfish is one of the greatest fishing prizes available. You will be rewarded with one of the tastiest fish on the planet and treated to some glorious scenery along the way. These fish are typically called red bellies by the locals and the goal is to catch a "rooster" which is a fish over a pound. All summer long you can count on this being a great trip to go on because the water levels are at their lowest and that's the time to ...
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Dan Quinn compares his Atlanta Falcons to a cellphone running low on juice.
NEW YORK - With his mink coat left in the locker room, Conor McGregor is set to take a swing at UFC history.
Leave it to Josh Norman to speak his mind.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves are getting older in their starting rotation next season.
COLUMBUS, Ohio - A pro-American crowd of 24,650 chanted "Dos a cero!" at the start.
AVONDALE, Ariz. - It's tense at Joe Gibbs Racing, regardless of what the drivers want you to believe as they head into a showdown with ...
Virginia Tech's path to the Atlantic Coast Conference title game is now clear.
ATHENS, Ga. - Auburn is hoping to have its best running back healthy when the No. 8 Tigers visit Georgia on Saturday hoping to continue their ...
Decimated by injuries and playing their seventh game in less than seven weeks, the Georgia Southern Eagles took another big hit Thursday night.
Greetings Eagle fans!
The fat lady isn't yet singing on the Eagles' 2016 football season, but she's definitely in her makeup and costume already.
For a third consecutive season, the Georgia Southern men's basketball enters play with expectations that differ drastically from the previous season.
ATLANTA - R.A. Dickey was won over by an Atlanta Braves sales team that included two Hall of Famers, including a fellow knuckleballer.
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.