The first signal that Adam Silver was more enlightened than the average commissioner came just months into his reign when he broke ranks with other sports leagues by calling for the legalization of sports betting.
LONDON - The degenerative damage potentially caused by repeated blows to the head in soccer has been highlighted by a rare study of brains of a small number of retired players who developed dementia.
LAKELAND, Fla. - Even for an accomplished veteran like Justin Verlander, the start of spring training can be special.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Tiger Woods skipped his hometown tournament for the first time in 2002 to recover from remnants of a virus. That prompted a Los Angeles Times columnist to ask an annoying question to players at Riviera.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Hornets season ticket holder Doug Doggett was planning on ponying up several hundred dollars for tickets to the NBA All-Star game this weekend in Charlotte.
Though the GISA runs a week behind the GHSA when it comes to basketball, that doesn't mean they shouldn't get their shine as well when tournament time comes rolling.
If college basketball is all about peaking at the right time, the Georgia Southern men's basketball team has some work to do over the next few weeks.
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) - When the Boston Red Sox started to report for spring training Monday, David Ortiz was missing.
Stephen Curry had no preconceived notion on how being Kevin Durant's teammate was supposed to work.
RIO DE JANEIRO - Rio de Janeiro pulled off last year's Olympics, keeping crime at bay and fending off dire forecasts of corruption, environmental degradation, and cost overruns.
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. - Jordan Spieth made the putts and beat the fog at Spyglass Hill, posting a 7-under 65 on Friday in the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am.
On Monday night, the Georgia Southern men's basketball team rallied for a 74-70 victory over UL Lafayette. With the win, the Eagles held their spot in the current three-way tie atop the Sun Belt standings and figure to remain a force when the conference tournament rolls around next month.
SEOUL, South Korea - When Pyeongchang was awarded the 2018 Olympics six years ago, many South Koreans felt that the first Winter Games on home snow would herald their entry into the top tier of rich nations.
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. - Jordan Spieth, still only 23, was amazed that this is the fifth time he has played the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am.
Georgia Southern's Jake Storey won medalist honors, while Brett Barron and Cody O'Toole placed in the top-5 Tuesday at the Georgia Southern Individual Collegiate at Georgia Southern University Golf Course.
Throughout my life, I've had a back-and-forth relationship with college basketball.
Coaches for Oregon, South Carolina and Gonzaga concede Roy Williams and his North Carolina players have an advantage when it comes to knowing how to ...
ATLANTA - Georgia Tech ended last season with quite a flourish.
Bulloch Academy junior Kyra Samuels might not seem imposing at first sight as she just barely scrapes the five-foot mark.
AUSTIN, Texas - Dustin Johnson had reason to be rattled.
South Georgia Tormenta FC makes a point of consistently stating its mantra that 'Pros Start Here'.
It is often said that baseball - and its fans - are the most reluctant to embrace any sort of change. As a former player and lifelong ...
There is no shortage of great golf to be found in the coastal Georgia area, especially in the spring.
Region play hasn't been kind to Bulloch Academy this baseball season, and Thursday afternoon the Gators did themselves no favors trying to get off ...
SAN JOSE, Calif. - A new coach is making the decisions after a pair of historically bad games. Nearly half the projected starters are sidelined.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - John Calipari knows people in Memphis are still pretty upset with how he abandoned their Tigers to take the Kentucky coaching job and ...