The calendar may still say it is early August, but the high school sports season is ready to get rolling.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Tauren Poole seriously considered leaving Tennessee after a 2009 season that found him as low as fourth on the Volunteers' running back depth chart.
The Atlantic Coast Conference's reputation has taken plenty of hits since it expanded to 12 teams. The league certainly has plenty of chances this year to shut those critics up.
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. - A year ago, Carl Edwards started 33rd in the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Watkins Glen International and finished third. This time he'll start at the front.
TYSONS CORNER, Va. - Defending national champion Alabama is No. 1 atop the USA Today preseason coaches' poll.
Trailing after the first two rounds, Cheyenne Woods and Michelle Shin of Wake Forest carded a 139 on Thursday to win the Hooters Women's Collegiate Team Championship at Achasta Golf Course in Dahlonega.
ATLANTA - Atlanta Motor Speedway will host just one NASCAR Sprint Cup race in 2011.
Brooke Pancake and Jennifer Kirby of the University of Alabama continue to lead the Hooters Women's Collegiate Team Championship after carding a second round, 7-under 65 on Wednesday at Achasta Golf Course in Dahlonega.
MANKATO, Minn. - Ready for another flip-flop? Brett Favre is planning to play for the Minnesota Vikings this season if his surgically repaired ankle allows it.
PHILADELPHIA - A 21-year-old man who intentionally vomited on a spectator and his 11-year-old daughter at a Philadelphia Phillies game was sentenced Friday to up to three months in jail and community service, which the judge suggested be fulfilled by cleaning ballpark toilets and trash.
WASHINGTON - Rookie sensation Stephen Strasburg was scratched from his scheduled start for the Washington Nationals on Tuesday night because he had problems warming up his prized and powerful right arm before the game against the Atlanta Braves.
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.