Jim Brosnan, an average pitcher who became a literary master, passed away on June 28. The cause was an infection developed during recovery from a stroke. He was 84.
LONDON - Novak Djokovic won his second Wimbledon title and denied Roger Federer his record eighth by outlasting the Swiss player in five sets Sunday.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Aric Almirola has won the rain-delayed and rain-shortened NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Daytona International Speedway, putting Richard Petty's famed No. 43 in Victory Lane for the first time since 1999.
For the fourth year in a row, North Hall graduate Ty McCormack was recognized as the fastest Georgian at the Peachtree Road Race on Friday in Atlanta.
RIO DE JANEIRO - When Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer embarked on a series of hair-raising dashes out of his area in the second-round win over Algeria, it would have struck a chord with French football fans of a certain vintage.
The Peachtree Road Race, the world's largest 10K, is this morning in Atlanta. Here's a look at two local runners taking part in the July 4 tradition.
The Peachtree Road Race has been an integral part of July 4 for Ty McCormack ever since he was born. His mother has been running the race for more than 30 years.
SAO PAULO - Turns out Jurgen Klinsmann was right: The United States isn't ready to win the World Cup.
SALVADOR, Brazil - They captured the eyes and hearts of a suddenly awakened soccer nation, who gathered in unprecedented numbers to watch the world's game.
Gerry Grogan was much like every other U.S. soccer fan enjoying the World Cup match against Belgium on Tuesday at the Mellow Mushroom in Gainesville.
Former Jefferson quarterback Bryant Shirreffs is Connecticut-bound.
SALVADOR, Brazil - They know the eyes of the United States will be on them from thousands of miles away, and they say they are ready.
EAST PEORIA ,Illinois - The wait is over for Georgia IronDawg benchpress champion, Tim "T" Moon of Gainesville. He has been chasing an Equipped bench press mark of 800 pounds for months and on Saturday, he ran 810.1905 pounds.
Reunion Country Club held the first Senior Presidents Cup, an 18-hole stroke play event of four flights, on June 18.
RIO DE JANEIRO - With two quick and sublimely deft touches, Mario Goetze ended Germany's 24-year wait for another World Cup title.
LOUDON, N.H. - Brad Keselowski completed a flawless weekend at New Hampshire Motor Speedway and won Sunday under a green-white checkered finish.
MACON - Gainesville High's Jackson Bishop tied for 15th at the Georgia Amateur Championship on Sunday.
BRASILIA, Brazil - Robin van Persie and Daley Blind scored early goals to help give the Netherlands a 3-0 win over host Brazil in the third-place match at the World Cup on Saturday.
DAHLONEGA - The spirit of the World Cup was alive and well in the outfield of the University of North Georgia's Bob Stein Stadium this week.
CLEVELAND - LeBron James' latest decision is in: He's returning to Cleveland.