The Braves and Phillies appear as though they'll take their fight for first place in the N.L. East down to the final weeks of the season.
SEATTLE - Different game. Different venue. Same old Sue Bird. Same result for the Seattle Storm, too. Bird made a tiebreaking jumper from the foul line with 2.6 seconds left and the Storm beat the Atlanta Dream 79-77 in Game 1 of the WNBA finals on Sunday. Angel McCoughtry had a last-second try for the Dream, but her long 3-pointer from the left side bounced off the far side of the rim at the buzzer. ...
SEATTLE - Averaging 28 points per game in the playoffs, Atlanta Dream second-year forward Angel McCoughtry has the numbers worthy of playing in the WNBA finals spotlight.
COLUMBIA, S.C. - In the powerhouse Southeastern Conference, not all members measure up with the game's best.
ATLANTA - Angel McCoughtry scored a WNBA playoff record 42 points to win a high-scoring duel with Cappie Pondexter, and the Atlanta Dream beat the New York Liberty 105-93 on Tuesday night to complete their unlikely march to the league finals.
Cross country season still hasn't hit its peak, however there is a big local meet Tuesday that will draw several local teams to Chestatee High. Gainesville, Chestatee, North Hall, Johnson, Riverside Military, Lumpkin County and Lakeview Academy will all take part in the 5K race on the Chestatee Middle School course.
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Former Flowery Branch quarterback Connor Shaw connected with D.L. Moore for a 15-yard touchdown pass for South Carolina's final score in the Gamecocks' 41-13 win over Southern Miss on Thursday night.
ATLANTA - NFL owners are eager to increase the regular season from 16 to 18 games. The players aren't so sure. During a five-hour meeting at a posh hotel in downtown Atlanta, the push to add two more games to the regular season picked up steam Wednesday - at least among those who sign the checks. "I think it's a win-win all around," said Bob Kraft, owner of the New England Patriots. The owners also ...
ATLANTA - In his previous head coaching jobs, there were plenty of things for Bill Curry to worry about.
WASHINGTON - Former major league pitcher Roger Clemens is under indictment, accused of lying to Congress about using steroids.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. - Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Percy Harvin has been taken to a hospital by ambulance after passing out at the beginning of practice.
Patrick O'Neal has always been blessed with the ability to carve his own path in life without feeling the need to follow the status quo.
SHEBOYGAN, Wis. - Martin Kaymer's name is etched on the side of the Wanamaker Trophy. A far more compelling image from this PGA Championship was Dustin Johnson taking one last look at his scorecard Sunday before turning over his pencil to use the eraser on his final hole. The 5 turned into a 7. It kept Johnson out of a playoff, which Kaymer won over Bubba Watson, all because of a tiny patch of sand ...
Florida State and Ohio State are in position to play for the BCS national championship, though Auburn and Missouri are close enough behind in the BCS standings to put pressure on the Buckeyes.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Habersham Central High graduate Kevin Ellison ran for two touchdowns, Jerick McKinnon had a huge score late and Georgia Southern stunned Florida 26-20 Saturday in what will go down as the worst loss in school history.
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