ROME - The winner draped himself triumphantly on the lane rope, thrusting his right hand in the air to celebrate a world record.
Well folks, it finally came to pass.
NEW YORK - Michael Vick is back in the NFL. Now all he needs is a team to play for.
OAKVILLE, Ontario - Nathan Green won the Canadian Open on Monday for his first PGA Tour victory, beating Retief Goosen with a par on the second hole of a playoff in the rain-delayed tournament.
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.
LONDON (AP) - As has become customary for Serena Williams of late, she got off to a rocky start.
NASCAR returns this week to Daytona International Speedway, where 43 drivers are likely to race bumper to bumper for 400 white-knuckle miles.
ST. LOUIS - Mike Matheny has zero interest in scanning the daily statistics that show just how efficiently the St. Louis Cardinals are dealing with the ...
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 ...