Lake Lanier has become somewhat of a second home for Alex Crawford.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - "Awesome Bill from Dawsonville" is back in Victory Lane.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Jeff Gordon grabbed the lead in the final laps at Kansas Speedway on Saturday night and held on for his first victory of the season and 89th overall.
ALLEN PARK, Mich. - The Detroit Lions drafted Gainesville High grad and former Notre Dame wide receiver T.J. Jones with the 189th pick overall in the sixth round of Saturday's NFL Draft. As a senior for the Fighting Irish in 2013, Jones had 70 catches for 1,108 yards and nine touchdowns. For his career at Notre Dame, he had 181 catches and 19 touchdown grabs.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City Chiefs turned their attention to offense on the final day of the draft, choosing Oregon running back De'Anthony Thomas with their fourth-round pick and Georgia quarterback Aaron Murray in the fifth round Saturday.
NEW YORK - Issuing about the strongest rebuke that he could, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver banned Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling for life Tuesday for making racist comments in a recorded conversation, the first step toward forcing a sale of the club and permanently removing Sterling from the league.
RICHMOND, Va. - Joey Logano took advantage of a three-car duel by sneaking below the trio to take the lead Saturday night, outrunning former champions Matt Kenseth, Jeff Gordon and Brad Keselowski to win at Richmond International Raceway.
DULUTH - Miguel Angel Jimenez quickly shifted his focus back to the Ryder Cup after winning his first Champions Tour event.
ATLANTA - Major League Soccer announced its newest franchise Wednesday, unveiling an expansion team for Atlanta that will begin play in 2017 at the city's new retractable roof stadium.
Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement, the first step toward possibly swimming at the 2016 Rio Olympics.
DARLINGTON, S.C.- Chase Elliott missed his senior prom Friday, but wasn't too disappointed.
CLEMSON, S.C. - Clemson freshman quarterback Deshaun Watson hurt his collarbone during a scrimmage Monday and won't play in this weekend's Orange & White game concluding spring practice.
AUGUSTA - One after another, some of the world's best players and favorites to win the Masters trudged up the hill on the opening hole to start their practice rounds.
ATLANTA - Major League Soccer is closing in on a deal with Falcons owner Arthur Blank to bring an expansion franchise to Atlanta's new downtown stadium.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Tony Stewart will return to Sprint Cup competition Sunday night at Atlanta Motor Speedway, ending a three-race hiatus taken after he struck and killed a fellow driver during a dirt-track race.
ALBANY - Walter Hope of Gainesville tied for seventh in the Georgia Senior Championship at Doublegate Country Club.
NEW YORK - NFL players will be subject to a six-week suspension for a first domestic violence offense and banishment from the league for a second under a new policy outlined by Commissioner Roger Goodell.
Wil Lutz kicked a 26-yard field goal with 4 seconds left and Georgia State won for the first time as an FBS member, beating Abilene Christian 38-37 on Wednesday night.
NASCAR was chasing buzz rather than being concerned with a true champion when it made points system changes in the offseason.
BRISTOL, Tenn. - Joey Logano surged past Matt Kenseth with 44 laps to go and won for the first time in his career at Bristol Motor Speedway, foiling Kenseth's gambling attempt to secure a spot in NASCAR's playoffs.
SEC Media Days? That's a misnomer.
Bud Black, Sam McGee, Frank Waggoner and Don Rogers won last week's Luna's Tuesday golf group's match at Crystal Falls Golf Course.
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