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.
BRISTOL, Tenn. - After four rain delays and 11 extra laps, Matt Kenseth finally drove to victory lane.
FALL RIVER, Mass. - Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez was found guilty Wednesday of first-degree murder in a deadly late-night shooting, sealing the downfall of an athlete who once had a $40 million contract and a standout career ahead of him.
History will remember the 2015 Masters as Jordan Spieth's Masters Tournament, and that's a good thing.
AUGUSTA - Jordan Spieth tapped in his final putt to cap off a record performance and bent over in relief. He just as easily could have been taking a bow.
FORT WORTH, Texas - Jimmie Johnson led 128 laps to get his fifth career NASCAR Sprint Cup victory at Texas Motor Speedway on Saturday night.
AUGUSTA - Every eye in the world is on you, Jordan Spieth.
AUGUSTA - Jordan Spieth walked off the 18th green Saturday with another Masters record, a four-shot lead and a solemn look that suggested he knew he was still a long way off from being measured for a green jacket.
The Chattahoochee Men's Golf Association played a three best ball, aggregated net strokes game last Wednesday at the Chattahoochee Golf Course.
AUGUSTA - How do you stop Jordan Spieth?
AUGUSTA - Jordan Spieth is making the Masters look easy.
"I believe in fate. Fate has dictated another championship here, as it has done so many times" – Ben Crenshaw, after the 1995 Masters.
AUGUSTA - Jordan Spieth pulled off the unthinkable Thursday. With the best opening round in 19 years, he managed to make the Masters about a lot more than the Grand Slam bid of Rory McIlroy and the curious return of Tiger Woods.
It's inevitable. You'll hear plenty about Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods this week.
"It's been a dream of mine to be in contention with Tiger Woods in a major championship at Augusta … to try and take Tiger down on the back nine of Augusta," Jordan Spieth said Tuesday.
AUGUSTA - Tiger Woods was the exception. Ben Crenshaw was closer to the rule.