EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - DeSean Jackson scored on a 65-yard punt return on the final play of the game and the Philadelphia Eagles scored 28 points in the final 7:28 to stun the New York Giants 38-31 Sunday and take over first place in the NFC East. With the Philadelphia win, the Atlanta Falcons secured a playoff berth in the NFC.
Donovan McNabb to second-string. Then to third-string. Then no guarantee that he'll be back next season.
Gainesville resident Mike McWhorter is a diehard baseball fan and collects memorabilia whenever he gets the chance. Nearly 20 years ago, a friend of his sister, who worked at the Astrodome in Houston, came across a vintage Astros jersey while the dome was undergoing renovations.
CLEVELAND - Bob Feller, the Iowa farm boy whose powerful right arm earned him the nickname "Rapid Robert" and made him one of baseball's greatest pitchers during a Hall of Fame career with the Cleveland Indians, has died. He was 92.
NEW YORK - Cliff Lee is returning to the Philadelphia Phillies, the team that traded him nearly one year ago.
This week is big for local high school basketball programs as they tune up for the upcoming Lanierland tournament. Chestatee, Johnson and West Hall will out play out-of-county matchups before the Hall County-based Lanierland begins on Dec. 20.
NEW YORK - Cam Newton won the Heisman Trophy - as if there was any doubt.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Texas defensive coordinator Will Muschamp has left the Longhorns to take over at Florida.
ATLANTA - Derrick Alexander rushed for 131 yards and scored a touchdown for Sandy Creek, but the Patriot defense was ultimately responsible for the Fayette County school's second straight state title.
ATLANTA - Clinch County's performance on Saturday wasn't perfect, but the Panthers finished off a perfect season.
COLUMBIA, S.C. - For Wofford to continue its season of redemption, the Terriers will have to beat a Georgia Southern program trying to return to its national championship tradition.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - After the worst season of his career Urban Meyer is stepping down at Florida, giving up one of the premier jobs in college football for the second time.
ATLANTA - Cam Newton got an early start on awards week.
Auburn quarterback Cam Newton and Oregon running back LaMichael James, two of the nation's most dynamic players, will meet in the national championship game next month.
A season spent talking about BCS busters will end with another clash of the big boys - just not the ones we've gotten used to seeing in the title game.
The announcement came Tuesday. Sprint will be the premier sponsor of NASCAR's top series through 2016, and then it's leaving.
LOGANVILLE - Iron Beast Gym co-owner Marcel of Allen of Gainesville assembled an all-star push/pull (benchpress and deadlift) team of powerlifters, bench press specialists, a strongman competitor and a novice lifter under the title of "Team 1%" to take the team championship against 11 other squads containing other elite lifters at the Body By George Southern Powerlifting Federation Championships held at the Covenant Christian Academy Gym over the weekend in Loganville.
COLUMBIA, S.C. - Clemson coach Dabo Swinney says freshman quarterback Deshaun Watson will have surgery Friday and miss the Tigers' upcoming bowl game.
The Paul Johnson Love Fest continued last week.
NEW YORK - The Heisman Trophy finalists would make one heck of an offense.
The inaugural College Football Playoff is here. Plenty of people are mad. It turns out that the more things change in college football, the more they stay the same.
GRAPEVINE, Texas - Alabama, Oregon, Florida State and Ohio State have been selected to play in the first College Football Playoff.
ATLANTA - Alabama locked up another title, with plenty of style points for the playoff committee.
North Hall High is hosting its Elite Hitting Camp this Saturday and Sunday. Boston Red Sox minor league hitting coordinator Tim Hyers is leading the camp.
The twenty-third edition of college football's original conference championship game takes place this Saturday afternoon in Atlanta.
Paul Johnson won't ever be accused of being loquacious. But quite often the taciturn Tech coach says a lot without saying much.
The College Football Playoff rankings are getting downright laughable. How else can you explain the latest installment released Tuesday night?
Joe Roberts, Al Raynes, Tommy Lowery and Johnny Nix won the Luna's Tuesday golf group's match last week at Chattahoochee Golf Course.
CLEMSON, S.C. - No. 23 Clemson stopped the countdown on its losing streak to South Carolina. Now, the Tigers are looking to a new countdown to how many more Palmetto Bowl victories they might achieve behind freshmen Deshaun Watson, tailback Wayne Gallman and receiver Artavis Scott.