After an injury knocked him out of Georgia Southern's first-round playoff win on Saturday, Flowery Branch grad Jaybo Shaw is expected to play in the second round this weekend.
The Buford High football team is coming down the stretch on a run for its fourth consecutive Class AA state title. Standing in the Wolves' way this week is their Region 6-AA foe Lovett (10-3) in the state semifinals on Friday at Tom Riden Stadium.
GREENVILLE, S.C. - Bobby Lamb says he will resign as Furman head coach after the Paladins' season finale.
Four of the five area teams that entered the high school football playoffs are still alive, but this week's challenging second round contests might mean the end of the road for some teams.
ALLEN PARK, Mich. - Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford has an appointment with well-known sports Dr. James Andrews.
AUBURN, Ala. - ESPN is reporting on its website that Auburn quarterback Cam Newton and his father each had a phone conversation with a Mississippi State recruiter that acknowledged a pay-for-play arrangement for the prized recruit.
Even though the high school sports season is winding down for the fall, the next five weeks that make up the football playoffs are some of the most closely followed by fans.
STATESBORO - Robert Brown scored on a 4-yard run to give Georgia Southern a 21-14 overtime win Saturday over Appalachian State, snapping the Mountaineers' 26-game winning streak in Southern Conference play.
AUBURN, Ala. - Auburn has had "no contact whatsoever" with a man who allegedly tried to secure payment from Mississippi State during the recruitment of Tigers quarterback and Heisman Trophy hopeful Cam Newton, according to a person familiar with the situation.
A man who said he represented Auburn quarterback and Heisman hopeful Cameron Newton during his recruitment out of junior college last year asked for payment to secure his commitment to Mississippi State, according to former MSU player John Bond.
ALLEN PARK, Mich. - Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford has some talents that transcend coaching.
NEW YORK - Oregon and Auburn swapped spots atop the BCS standings and Boise State was passed again, this time by TCU.
SEC Media Days? That's a misnomer.
Bud Black, Sam McGee, Frank Waggoner and Don Rogers won last week's Luna's Tuesday golf group's match at Crystal Falls Golf Course.
Lake Lanier's water level has barely dropped at 1,070.06 or .94 feet below a full pool of 1,071. Water temperature are also lower than normal for August in the lower 80s, which has helped the fishing. Lake Lanier is clear on the main lake and clear in the rivers and creeks.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The challenge finally arrived for Rory McIlroy, and he was better than ever Sunday to win the PGA Championship.
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. - AJ Allmendinger beat Marcos Ambrose on a two-lap dash to the finish to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Watkins Glen International on a somber Sunday.
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. - Tony Stewart pulled out of the NASCAR race at Watkins Glen Sunday, 12 hours after the three-time champion struck and killed a sprint car driver who had climbed from his car and was on the darkened dirt track trying to confront Stewart during a race in upstate New York.
Two groups tied for first in last Wednesday's Chattahoochee Men's Golf Association event at the Chattahoochee Golf Course.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Rory McIlroy played the kind of golf Saturday that typically would put him in control at a major championship. Staked to a one-shot lead in the PGA Championship, he made three birdies over his last four holes for a 4-under 67.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Rory McIlroy tracked the flight of his drive as long as he could against the rain clouds over Valhalla on Friday, not quite sure where it landed. He turned to his caddie for confirmation and asked, "Was it good?"
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Rory McIlroy showed no sign of letting up. Lee Westwood might just be getting started.
INDIANAPOLIS - The NCAA Board of Directors overwhelmingly approved a package of historic reforms Thursday that will give the nation's five biggest conferences the ability to unilaterally change some of the basic rules governing college sports.
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