AUGUSTA - On the far end of the course Wednesday, near the only palm tree at Augusta National, Lee Westwood rolled long putts across the fourth green as he practiced alone on a quiet afternoon before the Masters.
AUGUSTA - He is the talk of the Masters, and for good reason. No other player can top his record at Augusta National over the last decade, with three green jackets, eight finishes in the top five and a signature moment just about every year.
HOUSTON - The only thing that could stop Kemba Walker and Connecticut's amazing run was the final buzzer.
ATLANTA - Ron Hunter left IUPUI after 17 seasons to take over at Georgia State, a men's basketball program that has struggled through most of its existence.
The fairways and greens at Chattahoochee Golf Club will be filled with professionals this week, as the National Golf Association, presented by Hooters of America, returns for the Charter Childhood Cancer Awareness Classic that starts today and ends Sunday.
ATLANTA - Georgia will open the NCAA tournament in a familiar SEC arena and Georgia Tech will travel to Columbus, Ohio, for first-round games this weekend.
The tournament's official name, and what's engraved on the trophy, is the Royal Lakes Invitational, but area high schoolgolf teams refer to it as the Hall County championships.
Ohio State, Kansas, Pittsburgh and defending champion Duke have been awarded the top seeds in this year's NCAA tournament, an expanded version of March Madness that will include 68 teams.
Carl Edwards believed he should have opened the season with two wins, and the disappointment of missing Victory Lane carried with him into Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Dawsonville native Mattie Brogdon has been named a competitor in the NCAA Rifle Championship to be held March 11-12 in Columbus.
College football fans have entered one of those dreaded "down times" on the annual calendar.
Joey Logano continues his climb up the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series ladder. His victory in the Daytona 500 on Sunday was the latest proof.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Joey Logano, the driver who has spent seven years trying to live up to impossible expectations, raced to his first career Daytona 500 victory Sunday as he continued to reward Roger Penske for catapulting him into one of NASCAR's top stars.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Kurt Busch has lost his appeal to be reinstated for the season-opening Daytona 500.
Another NASCAR regular season is almost upon us. For the third time in four years, somebody other than Jimmie Johnson is the defending champion.
When Dawsonville's Charity Witt decided to try her hand at competitive powerlifting, it came at the urging of her boyfriend, powerlifter and Georgia's Strongest Man winner Landon Jameson, as well as a personal desire to get stronger.
Roquan Smith never wanted to be a trailblazer, a revolutionary. He never set out to be the next Curt Flood, challenging college football's version of baseball's reserve clause.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Matt Kenseth, coming off a winless 2014 season, has opened the new year with a victory.
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