RECIFE, Brazil - Costa Rica has turned the tables on the team's World Cup expectations.
SAO PAULO - Luis Suarez scored twice to give Uruguay a 2-1 victory over England at the World Cup on Thursday, making an instant impact on his return from injury to revive his team's Group D campaign.
Former Jefferson High quarterback Bryant Shirreffs is transferring after one year at N.C. State.
FORTALEZA, Brazil - He was called a hero and a savior by his Mexican teammates. His Brazilian opponents said he produced miracles.
NATAL, Brazil- After Clint Dempsey's historic early goal, the United States spent more than an hour struggling to hold off wave after wave of Ghana attacks. It was no surprise when Ghana tied the game in the 82nd minute.
SAN DIEGO - Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn has died of cancer at 54.
SAN ANTONIO - From their low moment in the NBA Finals, back to the top of the league. The San Antonio Spurs turned the rematch with the Miami Heat into no match at all.
PINEHURST, N.C. - Martin Kaymer returned to the elite in golf with a U.S. Open victory that ranks among the best.
BROOKLYN, Mich - Jimmie Johnson finally won a NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Michigan International Speedway.
PINEHURST, N.C. - Martin Kaymer is playing a brand of golf rarely seen in the U.S. Open. It might even be enough for soccer-mad Germany to pay attention.
Training can be a brutal process for canoe and kayak racers. With practices at least twice a day, six days a week as part of the Lanier Canoe and Kayak Club, Owen Farley-Klacik said he and his teammates have to keep an eye toward the end game.
PARIS - Nothing came easily for Maria Sharapova in the French Open final.
SAN ANTONIO - The San Antonio Spurs handled the Heat, and the heat, during a sweltering start to the NBA Finals.
Josh Wright is finally finding a little time to get acclimated with his new surroundings in the desert of New Mexico.
DOVER, Del. - Jimmie Johnson raced his way to another routine romp at Dover International Speedway.
WOODLANDS, Texas - Gainesville golfer Spencer Ralston lost his match in the round of 64 by one hole at the U.S. Junior Amateur Championship on Wednesday.
WOODLANDS, Texas - Gainesville's Spencer Ralston has qualified for the round of 64 match play in the U.S. Junior Amateur Championship at The Club at Carlton Woods (Nicklaus Course).
The University of North Georgia plans to install turf on sports fields on the Dahlonega Campus, allowing the facilities to be used for both athletics and intramural sports.
Rory McIlroy's come a long way in the past three months.
Morgan Nix shot a blistering 5-under par 67 in the final round of the 2014 Gainesville City Championship on Sunday at Chattahoochee Golf Course to finish the tournament with a 7-stroke victory.
JOLIET, Ill. - Chase Elliott is proving to be a quick study. A few questions for his teammates and a couple practice laps, and he was ready to roll in his first race at Chicagoland Speedway.
The second round of the 2014 Gainesville City Championship was completed on Saturday at Chattahoochee Golf Club. The second round was scheduled to begin at 11:30 a.m., but the start was delayed until 1:30 p.m. due to heavy rains.
It was a good day for members of the Georgia IronDawgs Powerlifting team Saturday at the 2014 edition of the Georgia Games in Gainesville. The IronDawgs came away with a number of gold medals as well as some of the best performances of the day in the meet held at their home gym, the Iron Beast.
HOYLAKE, England - Rory McIlroy looks as if he had just thrown a knockout punch at the British Open, and it was only Saturday.
HOYLAKE, England - Rory McIlroy only saw birdies at Royal Liverpool, mostly on his scorecard, and even one pheasant that trotted across the eighth green as he was lining up a putt. That was but a minor interruption in his command performance Friday in the British Open.
HOYLAKE, England - Rory McIlroy had everything go his way Thursday in the British Open.
As the British Open starts super early Thursday morning, the chase for another major championship commences.
MINNEAPOLIS - Derek Jeter soaked in the adulation from fans and players during one more night on baseball's national stage, set the tone for the American League with a pregame speech and then delivered two final All-Star hits.
Five competitors from the Lanier Canoe and Kayak Club headed to the Lake Placid International Regatta earlier this month in New York for the competition and experience.
LEBANON, Tenn. - Georgia IronDawg Tim "T" Moon of Gainesville made it three wins in four weeks Saturday when he took the Equipped Benchpress title in the "Bash for Cash" put on by the Elite Powerlifting Federation.
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