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Playoff predictions: It's that time

Playoff predictions: It's that time

 Before we start this, you should know something — if you already do not. I suspect you might.

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PK Graham returns to Falcons to contend for job

PK Graham returns to Falcons to contend for job

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. — After kicking for 10 teams in the past 15 seasons — and a few more teams in preseason camps — Shayne Graham knew to ...

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The simple fix for golf that isn't so simple

The simple fix for golf that isn't so simple

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — For all the praise of golf's return to the Olympics, there was no shortage of suggestions to make it better.

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Ethiopia says protesting marathoner to be welcomed as hero

Ethiopia says protesting marathoner to be welcomed as hero

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The Ethiopian marathon runner who made an anti-government gesture at the Rio Games while approaching the finish line will not face ...

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Shooting for three: US reach gold medal game for third straight Olympics

Shooting for three: US reach gold medal game for third straight Olympics

 RIO DE JANEIRO — The U.S. Olympic men's basketball team is still a little better than Spain.

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Kim jumps to big lead at Wyndham championship

Kim jumps to big lead at Wyndham championship

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Si Woo Kim and Lucas Glover had putts for 59 on another low-scoring day in the Wyndham Championship.

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Rams' Todd Gurley set for preseason debut

Rams' Todd Gurley set for preseason debut

IRVINE, Calif. — Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley thought he saw New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia on Thursday, only for teammates to convince ...

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Georgia star Chubb gains confidence in comeback

Georgia star Chubb gains confidence in comeback

ATHENS, Ga. — It was not just another scrimmage for Nick Chubb.

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Steelers' Harrison willing to talk PEDs after NFL's deadline

Steelers' Harrison willing to talk PEDs after NFL's deadline

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison is willing to meet with theNFL to discuss an alleged link to performance-enhancing drugs — but only five days ...

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MLB may consider limits on pitching changes, shifts

MLB may consider limits on pitching changes, shifts

HOUSTON (AP) — Limiting pitching changes, restricting defensive shifts, altering the strike zone and installing pitch clocks are among the ideas Major League Baseball may consider ...

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Looking beyond the home team in Olympic basketball coverage

Looking beyond the home team in Olympic basketball coverage

NEW YORK (AP) — In Rio and any other Olympics, broadcasters are frequently criticized for a concentration on a home nation's athletes that causes it ...

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Bello, Na share Wyndham lead at -7

Bello, Na share Wyndham lead at -7

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Rested after the Rio Olympics, Rafa Cabrera Bello shot a 7-under 63 on Thursday in the Wyndham Championship for a share of ...

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US beats France 86-67 to advance to finals

US beats France 86-67 to advance to finals

 RIO DE JANEIRO — It's rare to see the U.S. women's basketball team struggle during the Olympics. Then again, they've had Sue ...

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Tennessee athletic director Dave Hart to retire in June 2017

Tennessee athletic director Dave Hart to retire in June 2017

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee athletic director Dave Hart will retire next summer after a tumultuous tenure that included consolidation of the men's and women ...

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US routs Argentina 105-78, moves into men's basketball semis

US routs Argentina 105-78, moves into men's basketball semis

RIO DE JANEIRO — The nail-biters ended for the U.S. Olympic men's basketball team.

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NFL demands that players interview in investigation

NFL demands that players interview in investigation

LATROBE, Pa. (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers' linebacker James Harrison doesn't want to face a suspension. He is also not interested in talking to NFL representatives ...

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Biles notches fourth gold medal of games

Biles notches fourth gold medal of games

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Simone Biles starts each year by pulling out a notebook to write down her goals for the next 12 months. When ...

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Outdoor Life: Beware the dangers of weed aversion

Outdoor Life: Beware the dangers of weed aversion

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) in Atlanta has recently released a study on a new illness that has been dubbed Weed Height Aversion and ...

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New soccer coach Murphy has work cut out for him

New soccer coach Murphy has work cut out for him

Any new coach will always have his work cut out as he prepares a team full of unfamiliar players for a competitive season. For new ...

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BA falls to Robert Toombs 4-1

BA falls to Robert Toombs 4-1

 Bulloch Academy racked up a season-high eight hits on Monday night, but could only translate it into one run as the Gators fell to Robert ...

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Former Georgia Southern star McKinnon to see larger role in '16 Vikings this season

Former Georgia Southern star McKinnon to see larger role in '16 Vikings this season

  EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Jerick McKinnon took the handoff left and hit heavy traffic in his own end zone, bouncing off a Minnesota blocker to find ...

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Pick Six: Games that will determine the CFB playoff

Pick Six: Games that will determine the CFB playoff

 If you can only watch six games this college football season, well, you should probably consider changing jobs or something because that is no way ...

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Robinson makes early splash in Falcons' deep WR competition

Robinson makes early splash in Falcons' deep WR competition

 FLOWERY BRANCH — A big preseason debut with the Falcons allowed Aldrick Robinson to stand out in a deep competition at wide receiver, if only for ...

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Georgia Southern alum Gene Sauers wins US Senior Open

Georgia Southern alum Gene Sauers wins US Senior Open

UPPER ARLINGTON, Ohio — A decade after battling a rare illness that nearly killed him and kept him off the golf course for seven years, Gene ...

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Golden anniversary: Kiffin enters 50th year of coaching

Golden anniversary: Kiffin enters 50th year of coaching

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Monte Kiffin didn't handle retirement very well.

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Bolt says tight schedule slowed down 100-meter sprinters

Bolt says tight schedule slowed down 100-meter sprinters

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Usain Bolt rarely complains about going too fast.

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Fan Fest a big hit with Georgia Southern crowd

Fan Fest a big hit with Georgia Southern crowd



    Georgia Southern coach Tyson Summers is buckling up for a grueling season on the football field, but some other members of his household were thinking ...

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Eagles hold first scrimmage

Eagles hold first scrimmage



    Many Georgia Southern fans got their first look at the 2016 version of the Eagles as the football team held an open scrimmage Saturday at ...

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Biles soars to all-around gymnastics title

Biles soars to all-around gymnastics title

RIO DE JANEIRO — Simone Biles and Aly Raisman stood side by side in Rio Olympic Arena, clutching each other while waiting for the inevitable coronation.

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Rule change has coaches debating how often to retweet

Rule change has coaches debating how often to retweet

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — A new NCAA rule change is catching some recruits by surprise while causing coaches to debate how much time they should spend on ...

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Eyeing a second chance

Eyeing a second chance

Seeing as how the starting middle linebacker for Georgia Southern has found his way to an NFL training camp in each of the last two ...

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Blue Devils eye state playoffs in 2016

Blue Devils eye state playoffs in 2016

  Even though there are children with smart phones older than Statesboro High School’s Volleyball program, the team is ready to make the next step ...

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4 QB's expected to play in Falcons preseason opener

4 QB's expected to play in Falcons preseason opener

FLOWERY BRANCH — All four of Atlanta's quarterbacks are expected to play in Thursday night's preseason opener against Washington, setting a pattern of frequent ...

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US men's basketball team gets tested, beats Australia

US men's basketball team gets tested, beats Australia

RIO DE JANEIRO — Carmelo Anthony and Kyrie Irving had the answers in the first test for the U.S. Olympic men's basketball team.

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Heisman dark horses: There's no shortage of contenders for 2016

Heisman dark horses: There's no shortage of contenders for 2016

 The pool of candidates for the Heisman Trophy is a deep one. Derrick Henry, the winner from Alabama last year, has moved on to the ...

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Coaches at odds on impact of technology overload on NFL game

Coaches at odds on impact of technology overload on NFL game

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera believes too much technologymay wind up hurting the NFL game.

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Prince Fielder emotional as he ends career after surgeries

Prince Fielder emotional as he ends career after surgeries

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Prince Fielder wiped away tears, pointed to his two sons sitting next to him and talked about being in big league clubhouses ...

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A different kind of sports entetainment

A different kind of sports entetainment

    While growing up, I couldn’t go more than a few minutes without talking about sports. My mind was usually gravitating around something involving my ...

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US women win gymnastics gold

US women win gymnastics gold

RIO DE JANEIRO — Just call them the Final Five.

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Clemson, FSU set to battle (again) for ACC control

Clemson, FSU set to battle (again) for ACC control

RALEIGH, N.C. — Clemson's Deshaun Watson still thinks about carrying an unbeaten record into the final game of the season before losing to Alabama ...

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NFLPA says fields much better, still can be improved

NFLPA says fields much better, still can be improved

 CINCINNATI — NFL fields have come a long way from the days of lumpy artificial surfaces, but there's still a lot of room for improvement ...

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The captain's quandary for Knox in Ryder Cup selections

The captain's quandary for Knox in Ryder Cup selections

Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III keeps a separate points list for Americans to consider performances that might not show up in the standings, whether ...

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Missy Franklin's Rio debut is nothing like she had planned

Missy Franklin's Rio debut is nothing like she had planned

RIO DE JANEIRO — Missy Franklin finally got in the pool at the Rio Olympics only to endure another disappointment in the most unsettling year of ...

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Hats off to Russell Knox

Hats off to Russell Knox

Russell Knox packed a surprising amount of power when he won the Travelers Championship.

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Veteran fullback Tolbert still has value to Panthers

Veteran fullback Tolbert still has value to Panthers

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Ron Rivera can't imagine the Carolina Panthers without fullback like Mike Tolbert on the roster.

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Spats over doping dominate Olympic swimming events

Spats over doping dominate Olympic swimming events

RIO DE JANEIRO — Lilly King has her sights set on winning Olympic gold and she's not about to let anyone get in her way ...

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SEC trying to stay atop college football world

SEC trying to stay atop college football world

A postseason rampage put both Alabama and the Southeastern Conference back on top in college football last season.

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Study: 83% of NCAA violations involve football, basketball

Study: 83% of NCAA violations involve football, basketball

Big-money sports football and men's basketball were involved in 83 percent of NCAA Division I major infractions cases from 1953 to 2014, according to ...

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US men romp past China 119-62 in Olympic basketball opener

US men romp past China 119-62 in Olympic basketball opener

RIO DE JANEIRO — Kevin Durant looks ready to lead a new group of Americans to the gold-medal podium.

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