TALLADEGA, Ala. - Brian Vickers isn't allowed to attend Hendrick Motorsports team meetings.
Something had to give.
CONCORD, N.C. - Lowe's Motor Speedway is beefing up security for driver Brian Vickers after angry race fans called the track to complain that Vickers wrecked Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Jimmie Johnson on the last lap at Talladega.
Georgia Southern's defense struggled to get off the field on third downs Saturday, as North Dakota State made 11 of 17 third-down conversions.
From staff reports
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MILLEN - A punishing ground attack propelled the Claxton Tigers (2-3-1, 2-0) to a 32-21 region 3-A victory over the Jenkins County Eagles (1-5, 0-2) Friday night.
ST. LOUIS - Russell Branyan, Chris Young and Trevor Hoffman saved San Diego, stopping the St. Louis Cardinals from sweeping the Padres in the first round of the NL playoffs.
TALLADEGA, Ala. - Jeff and Jimmie, Brian and Ricky. They were the Hendrick Motorsports entourage - NASCAR's very own version of the Rat Pack.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Through four games, the Atlanta Falcons have listed Ed Hartwell as the team's starting middle linebacker.
Here are three clips of the North Dakota State Bison, Georgia Southern's opponent this week. While the Bison are well known for their staunch defense, their offensive attack shouldn't be overlooked.
The Portal Panthers have had tonight circled on their calendar. After struggling through four tough non-region games and coming out on the short end of all four, PHS (0-4) couldn't be more excited to open region play.
PORTAL - The Portal Panthers simply couldn't catch a break Friday night. They lost yards. They lost possession. They even lost the coin toss. By the end of the night, the Panthers were stuck on the short end of a lopsided 31-0 score at the hands of the Hornets from Savannah Country Day.
SAO PAULO - The last time the U.S. played in a World Cup in Brazil, just one American reporter was on hand, using vacation time and paying his own way.
RECIFE, Brazil - Costa Rica beat Greece in a penalty shootout Sunday to reach the World Cup quarterfinals for the first time after defending desperately with 10 men for nearly an hour.
LONDON - The so-called "Big 4" who have won 35 of 37 of the past Grand Slam singles titles - Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray and Roger Federer - are all around for the second week at Wimbledon, joined by the new major winner on the block, Australian Open champion Stan Wawrinka.
BETHESDA, Md. - Justin Rose has won enough times on the strongest golf courses to appreciate how one mistake can make a difference.
FORTALEZA, Brazil - The Dutch were worried about the oppressive heat at Arena Castelao, and they left it with the stifling hot conditions to thank for a spot in the World Cup quarterfinals.
LONDON - As Serena Williams began to fall behind in what would become her earliest Wimbledon exit in nearly a decade, her coach could tell something was awry.
SAO PAULO - DaMarcus Beasley is playing his latest, and likely last, World Cup with little fanfare - just the way the soft-spoken defender prefers it.
BETHESDA, Md. - Patrick Reed held it together Saturday at Congressional to build a two-shot lead in the Quicken Loans National and put himself in an ideal position.
BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil - Brazil advanced to the World Cup quarterfinals on Saturday with a 3-2 shootout win over Chile following a tense and thrilling battle that ended 1-1 after extra time.
DENVER - Never mind that there were dozens of TV sets at the bar, many turned to pro wrestling, poker and bowling to provide background noise early one weekend morning. Jon Forget walked in, asked the bartender to change one set to soccer and got laughed out of the joint.
BATON ROUGE, La. - Bulloch County native Wendel Akins birdied the last four holes of the 36-hole Baton Rouge Open golf tournament on Sunday to finish 10-under in the event for the win, the New Orleans Advocate reported.
BETHESDA, Md. - Tiger Woods never felt so good after playing so badly.
LONDON - For 2 ½ hours, Venus Williams traded big serves and hard groundstrokes with Petra Kvitova on Centre Court. Williams was playing with some of the power and pace that had brought her five Wimbledon titles. But when it was over, she was left with a sense of disappointment.
LONDON - Not this time.
BETHESDA, Md. - Tiger Woods was back on the PGA Tour for the first time in more than three months Thursday and said he felt "fantastic."