Seeing as how the starting middle linebacker for Georgia Southern has found his way to an NFL training camp in each of the last two seasons, it would be easy to anticipate a drop off this time around.
Even though there are children with smart phones older than Statesboro High School's Volleyball program, the team is ready to make the next step under inaugural head coach Bob Massee.
FLOWERY BRANCH - All four of Atlanta's quarterbacks are expected to play in Thursday night's preseason opener against Washington, setting a pattern of frequent substitutions that should follow at other positions.
RIO DE JANEIRO - Carmelo Anthony and Kyrie Irving had the answers in the first test for the U.S. Olympic men's basketball team.
The pool of candidates for the Heisman Trophy is a deep one. Derrick Henry, the winner from Alabama last year, has moved on to the NFL, but five of the next six players in the voting are back, led by runner-up Christian McCaffrey of Stanford.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera believes too much technologymay wind up hurting the NFL game.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Prince Fielder wiped away tears, pointed to his two sons sitting next to him and talked about being in big league clubhouses since he was their age.
While growing up, I couldn't go more than a few minutes without talking about sports. My mind was usually gravitating around something involving my beloved Phillies or Steelers, but – in a pinch – just about any sporting event would keep me occupied.
RIO DE JANEIRO - Just call them the Final Five.
RALEIGH, N.C. - Clemson's Deshaun Watson still thinks about carrying an unbeaten record into the final game of the season before losing to Alabama with a national championship on the line.
CINCINNATI - NFL fields have come a long way from the days of lumpy artificial surfaces, but there's still a lot of room for improvement, the head of the players' union said Tuesday.
Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III keeps a separate points list for Americans to consider performances that might not show up in the standings, whether that's Rickie Fowler giving up potential starts to play in the Olympics or Kevin Kisner and Justin Thomas winning fall events that don't count.
RIO DE JANEIRO - Missy Franklin finally got in the pool at the Rio Olympics only to endure another disappointment in the most unsettling year of her career.
Russell Knox packed a surprising amount of power when he won the Travelers Championship.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) - Ron Rivera can't imagine the Carolina Panthers without fullback like Mike Tolbert on the roster.
Two weeks after the PGA Tour season ended, the next one starts Thursday and for some fans it can't get here soon enough: Tiger ...
ATLANTA (AP) - Miguel Cabrera and the Detroit Tigers no longer control their own playoff destiny.
ATHENS, Ga. - Jauan Jennings hauled in a 43-yard Hail Mary from Joshua Dobbs on the final play, giving No. 11 Tennessee a stunning 34-31 victory ...
ATLANTA - Shaquille Quarterman and Joe Jackson each returned fumbles by Georgia Tech quarterback Justin Thomas for touchdowns in a span of less than a minute ...
ATLANTA - Turner Field has aged well. It's got all the expected amenities of a modern big league ballpark, from luxury boxes to a mammoth ...
ATLANTA - When Carolina made its most recent visit to Atlanta, all the talk was about the 14-0 Panthers' try for a perfect season.
CHASKA, Minn. (AP) - Patrick Reed took over his match with putting and passion, and the rest of the Americans followed suit Saturday afternoon in a ...
CHASKA, Minn. - Even with the first opening-session sweep in four decades, the Americans were reminded anew Friday that no lead is safe in the Ryder ...
ATLANTA - Mark Richt will be looking for offensive balance in his first Atlantic Coast Conference game as Miami's coach.
ATHENS, Ga. - Tennessee has a chance to take control of the SEC East on the first Saturday of October.
LINCOLN, Neb. - If Nebraska's Michael Rose-Ivey and teammates want to kneel during the national anthem again, their next opportunity will be the Nov. 5 ...
ORLANDO, Fla. - The ACC is moving its 2016 football championship to Orlando'sCamping World Stadium.
CHASKA, Minn. - Two days before the Ryder Cup, Phil Mickelson went back 12 years to drive home a point that the Americans are prepared to ...
By CHRIS STANLEY
On Sunday morning, I nearly broke a promise that I have kept for almost five years.