ATLANTA - Mary McElroy says she knows that some refer to Georgia State's opening months of its fundraising drive for a possible football program as only ''baby steps.''
LOS ANGELES - Matt Kemp drove in the go-ahead run for the second game in a row, pulling the Los Angeles Dodgers back into a virtual tie for first place in the NL West.
LOS ANGELES - Matt Kemp had three RBIs including, a tiebreaking two-run homer, and first-time All-Star Russell Martin had a career-high four hits to lead the Los Angeles Dodgers over the Atlanta Braves 8-2 Monday night. Derek Lowe and John Smoltz (9-5) were in a duel through five innings, with the score 1-1. Lowe, who threw 104 pitches, left after the Braves opened the sixth with singles by Chipper and Andruw Jones. Joe Beimel (2-1) ...
ATLANTA - John Smoltz and Brian McCann are heading back to the All-Star game. The Atlanta Braves player who may be having the best season of all was left out Sunday.
MIAMI - Josh Willingham had a career-best five hits, including a game-ending single in the 10th inning that gave the Florida Marlins a 6-5 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Sunday. Miguel Olivo tied it with a leadoff homer against Braves closer Bob Wickman in the bottom of the ninth. Yunel Escobar's two-run single off Kevin Gregg with two outs in the top half gave Atlanta a 5-4 lead. Jeremy Hermida hit a long homer ...
MIAMI - It's a good thing Josh Willingham was at the plate instead of calling the shots in the dugout for the Marlins on Sunday.
Georgia Southern student and local taekwondo instructor Travis Cook has never been one to draw attention to himself. But that doesn't mean he doesn't enjoy victory.
Bulloch Academy golfer Mark Rocker still has one more season left before he graduates, but that hasn't stopped him from making a name for himself outside of high school in the golfing world.
MIAMI - Chuck James likes a little dirt on his uniform, especially if he gets dirty sliding into home plate.
Talk about your change of scenery. David Cone went from leading the Statesboro High football team to a GHSA Class AAAA state championship over Warner Robins in front of a packed-out Paulson Stadium in 2005, to standing on the sidelines of one of college football's largest stadiums and one of the nation's more storied programs. "It's fun, it's fun coming out of the tunnel and touching that banner is quite an experience," ...
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks were involved in plenty of trade talks leading up to the NBA draft. In the end, they decided to go with two more youngsters.
ATLANTA - Chipper Jones drove in four runs to back a strong start from John Smoltz, helping the Atlanta Braves beat Washington 13-0 on Wednesday night and sweep a three-game series from the Nationals.
ATLANTA - Rookie Jarrod Saltalamacchia homered twice and slumping Andruw Jones went deep for the first time in 21⁄2 weeks, backing up seven strong innings from Buddy Carlyle that sent the Atlanta Braves past the Washington Nationals 6-2 on Tuesday night.
ATLANTA - The last time Al Horford and Mike Conley Jr. were in competition against each other, it was for college basketball's national championship.
ST. SIMONS ISLAND - Drew Weaver remembers the day he realized this year would test him like no other. It was April 1 - no joke. Turn the calendar back one year. Weaver, the former British Amateur champion and Walker Cup player, got engaged to longtime girlfriend Elizabeth Bills last November. They set out to plan their wedding, figuring the best time would be that window between Q-school finals and the start ...
"A friend is someone who will bail you out of jail - A best friend is one who sits beside you in the cell and says, "Man that was fun."
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The Panthers have allowed the second-fewest points in the NFL, the second-fewest yards and have forced 21 turnovers this season. <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 12.727272033691406px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: ...