CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Gerald Wallace saw the score of Atlanta's embarrassing loss and knew the athletic Hawks wouldn't repeat that miserable shooting performance a night later.
Cold, wind and frozen turf. They make Pittsburgh's Heinz Field and Chicago's Soldier Field such forbidding places.
MELBOURNE, Australia - Venus Williams had played 251 Grand Slam matches and never once been forced to retire because of injury.
LA QUINTA, Calif. - Gary Woodland played basketball for a season at Division II Washburn University, and the 6-foot guard still describes a 30-point loss to his beloved Kansas Jayhawks at Allen Fieldhouse as the biggest thrill of his life.
ATLANTA - Al Horford's sprained ankle could leave the Atlanta Hawks without two starters for at least two games, but there was no sense of panic Thursday.
MACON - When Mercer University announced the reinstatement of its football program last November after a 70-year hiatus, it stressed the institution's commitment to fielding a competitive team that also upheld the University's high academic standards. On Thursday, Mercer took another significant step toward achieving those objectives with the naming of Georgia native Bobby Lamb as its head football coach.
MELBOURNE, Australia - Rafael Nadal pounded another up-and-comer into submission. Andy Murray made quick work of his second-round opponent as well.
GREEN BAY, Wis. - On the list of Aaron Rodgers' accomplishments in three seasons as the Green Bay Packers' starting quarterback, one stands out as being something that really didn't seem possible when he first took over as the starter.
MELBOURNE, Australia - Roger Federer ambled to the net, slowly shaking his head. He let out a deep sigh.
The best trash talkers of their era are a win away from the Super Bowl, good news for anybody who likes their football with a little lip.
LA QUINTA, Calif. - Even after Derek Lamely strung together the longest streak of birdies and eagles on the PGA Tour in nearly four years, he realized it's still very early in the Bob Hope Classic.
The small game hunters are still out there on the prowl and enjoying the last few weeks of hunting season but if you are a fisherman at heart and have been yearning for the feel of a largemouth bass on the end of your reel, take heart. One thing I've learned over the years is that there are plenty of bass to be caught in these cold weather months at your favorite local farm ponds if you pick the right times and lures. Obviously there are days when it's just no fun fighting the extreme cold and most ...
ATLANTA - Joe Johnson admitted the Atlanta Hawks couldn't resist looking past the Sacramento Kings "maybe a little" to their next game at Miami.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. - Call them whatever bleepin' names you want - and plenty already have. Rex Ryan's bunch of blabbermouths isn't shutting up anytime soon.
MELBOURNE, Australia - Roger Federer was sublime at times in his opening win. Novak Djokovic was businesslike and to the point.
By CHRIS STANLEY
On Sunday morning, I nearly broke a promise that I have kept for almost five years.
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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 ...