PARIS - Four years after his seventh Tour de France win, Lance Armstrong capped his return with an impressive third-place finish. Alberto Contador's second title, at age 26, was eye-catching in its own way - he's got two more than Armstrong had at the same age.
MILWAUKEE - Yovani Gallardo scattered four hits in 7 1-3 scoreless innings and drove in the only run Milwaukee needed off previously unbeaten Tommy Hanson to lead the Brewers to a 4-0 win over the Atlanta Braves on Saturday night.
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Bob Berry was the quarterback when the 1971 Atlanta Falcons finished 7-6-1 for the first winning season in franchise history.
HOOVER, Ala. - Joe Cox might not become the next Matthew Stafford, a top draft pick now enjoying NFL riches.
BROOKLET - Every Tuesday and Thursday this summer, the East Georgia Thunder fast-pitch softball team could be found fielding ground balls and taking batting practice on the relatively quiet fields of Stilson Park.
Next week, the scene will be drastically different as the girls travel more than 2,000 miles away to take part in the USA/ASA National Championship in Las Vegas.
Statesboro, the time has come to say goodbye. But instead, I'm not going to.
ATLANTA (AP) - Second-half success is nothing new for Johan Santana.
TURNBERRY, Scotland (AP) - Tom Watson has a plan to win the British Open. It no longer reads like a fairy tale.
Michael Vick's federal dogfighting sentence is scheduled to end Monday and that is also when he will go back on trial - facing a whole new series of judgments.
ATLANTA (AP) - Brian McCann drove in four runs in the first three innings, Jair Jurrjens combined with three relievers on a two-hitter and the Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 11-0 on Friday night.
LAS VEGAS - College football fans and ESPN executives aren't the only ones applauding the new championship playoffs.
Stuart Scott was in his element, working a "Monday Night Football" game, when he was forced to leave for an appendix operation.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Cam Newton finally has his first ever playoff victory - with a big assist from his defense.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Treon Harris threw an 86-yard scoring pass to Ahmad Fulwood and Vernon Hargreaves III intercepted a pass in the end zone late to preserve Florida's 28-20 victory over East Carolina on Saturday in the Birmingham Bowl.
Midway through the first College Football Playoff, one thing really stands out.
The Big Ten is starting the new year with a new sense of pride.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - It was bound to happen.
Ohio State is looking for its first national title since 2002. Oregon is seeking its first, period.
NEW ORLEANS - Urban Meyer had barely sat down after the Sugar Bowl when someone told him the score from the other semifinal game.
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 Photographer Scott Bryant.