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.
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.
The lineup of drivers for this weekend's Petit Le Mans reads like a who's who of the racing world.
When baseball took its All-Star break in July, the Braves were tied with the Nationals for first place.
AUBURN, Ala. - Auburn senior Ty McCormack, a North Hall graduate has been named men's SEC Runner of the Week, the Southeastern Conference announced on Tuesday.
CLEMSON, S.C. - It took 19-year-old quarterback Deshaun Watson just one game to start rewriting the Clemson record book.
Joe Roberts, Dan Arthurs, Tom Frier Jr, and Gayle Gibson won last week's Wednesday dogfight event at Chicopee Woods.
A.J. Johnson is embracing his senior season at Tennessee with the same fervor that led him to become one of the nation's most talented middle linebackers in his first three seasons.
LOUDON, N.H. - Raised in Connecticut, Joey Logano always considered New Hampshire his home track, the one where he dreamed of being bathed in confetti in Victory Lane and flocked by family and friends.
It took a couple of weeks to figure it out, but the Georgia IronDawgs, headquartered in Gainesville, had quite a showing in the recent America's Cup Powerlifting Meet in Kennesaw.
Clemson offensive coordinator Chad Morris said after the Tigers' opening loss at Georgia in August that the moment wasn't too big for true freshman quarterback Deshaun Watson.
Lake Lanier's water level is 1,068.53 or 2.47 feet below full pool of 1,071. Water temperatures remain in the low 80s except up where the rivers feed into main lake, where the water may be slightly cooler. Lake Lanier is clear on main lake and clear in the rivers and creeks. The Chattahoochee River is clear below Buford Dam. Check generation schedules at 770-945-1466 before heading out to the river.
It's mid-September. Still hot in these parts despite summer's rumored departure, as autumn's crisp air has yet to appear.
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