BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The Southeastern Conference is the Rolls-Royce of college football leagues, with the last three national champions, two teams in the running for this season's title and huge TV contracts.Boom times for sure. But troubled ones, too.The league has been dealing with seemingly endless questions stemming from a string of controversial officiating calls in close games involving highly ranked teams. That followed a preseason run-in with national media outlets over a new SEC policy.The in-season issues forced commissioner Mike Slive to make the unusual moves of publicly announcing the suspension of an officiating crew, increasing ...
ATHENS - The Deep South's oldest rivalry looks a little tarnished.
ATLANTA - Georgia Tech is on the verge of securing a spot in the ACC championship game in only its second season under Paul Johnson.
And then there were three.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Kurt Busch and Pat Tryson had every reason to coast through the season's final 10 races in a long farewell before the crew chief bolts to a new team next year.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Mike Smith has a dangerous throwing arm.
ATLANTA - Josh Nesbitt had already fumbled on one fourth-down play, gotten tripped up on another. He'd also been stuffed trying to run for a first down, and had yet another all-or-nothing play ruined by a dropped pass.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Falcons are eager to break free of their mostly inglorious past, show they can be a team that consistently puts up winning records and contends for the playoffs.
ATHENS, Ga. - Georgia made no apology for its first shutout in three years.
ATLANTA - Go ahead and tell Paul Johnson that his throwback offense can't work at a big-time university.
ATHENS - Joe Cox has only four games left to help Georgia salvage its season.
NEW YORK - The sign men were out bright and early at the Yankees minor league complex, sticking vinyl strips with a fresh, white "27" over the "26" that had been up on the board for nine, long years to mark the team's total of World Series titles.
NEW YORK - Paint the town in pinstripes! Nearly a decade after their dynasty ended on a blooper in the desert, the New York Yankees are baseball's best again.
AUBURN, Ala. - Auburn linebackers coach Lance Thompson is still chummy with some of his former colleagues at rival Alabama. He also speaks highly of his ...
SHEBOYGAN, Wis. - In his eighth year on the PGA Tour, Jason Day reached a major pinnacle of his career by winning the PGA Championship.
SHEBOYGAN, Wis. - The second round of the PGA Championship offered a little bit of everything Friday.
SHEBOYGAN, Wis. - Rory McIlroy was nervous about his game. Jordan Spieth was frustrated with his putting.
NEW YORK - A federal judge put the NFL on the defensive over its four-game suspension of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady on Wednesday, demanding ...
The Southeastern Conference is the unquestioned king of college football leagues.
SHEBOYGAN, Wis. - Perhaps the shiftiest sand trap in recent major history is now covered up by a hospitality area.
AKRON, Ohio - Jim Furyk is two rounds away from erasing a couple of bad memories at Firestone.
NEW YORK - Coaches, players and game officials will be allowed to examine video on the sideline during preseason games. There's strong thought they will ...
Thursday's announcement that a Premier Development League will be setting up shop in Statesboro next spring was exciting, to say the least. Statesboro is ...
RIO DE JANEIRO - Exactly one year ahead of the start of Rio de Janeiro's Olympics, Mayor Eduardo Paes said on Wednesday that all the ...
MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Alabama coach Nick Saban and his staff always devote some offseason time to studying new offensive and defensive coordinators, just perhaps not quite ...
OCEANPORT, N.J. - When the music played about 10 minutes before the start of the Haskell Invitational, there was no way American Pharoah could lose.
Grab a cup of coffee and spend some time re-living the Georgia Southern Eagles sweeping the Sun Belt Conference through the eyes of Herald Staff ...