Training can be a brutal process for canoe and kayak racers. With practices at least twice a day, six days a week as part of the Lanier Canoe and Kayak Club, Owen Farley-Klacik said he and his teammates have to keep an eye toward the end game.
PARIS - Nothing came easily for Maria Sharapova in the French Open final.
SAN ANTONIO - The San Antonio Spurs handled the Heat, and the heat, during a sweltering start to the NBA Finals.
Josh Wright is finally finding a little time to get acclimated with his new surroundings in the desert of New Mexico.
DOVER, Del. - Jimmie Johnson raced his way to another routine romp at Dover International Speedway.
DESTIN, Fla. - The Southeastern Conference is preparing for the possibility of recruiting reform, change the football powerhouse would rather avoid.
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.
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.
Lake Lanier's water level has barely dropped at 1,070.06 or .94 feet below a full pool of 1,071. Water temperature are also lower than normal for August in the lower 80s, which has helped the fishing. Lake Lanier is clear on the main lake and clear in the rivers and creeks.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The challenge finally arrived for Rory McIlroy, and he was better than ever Sunday to win the PGA Championship.
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. - AJ Allmendinger beat Marcos Ambrose on a two-lap dash to the finish to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Watkins Glen International on a somber Sunday.
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. - Tony Stewart pulled out of the NASCAR race at Watkins Glen Sunday, 12 hours after the three-time champion struck and killed a sprint car driver who had climbed from his car and was on the darkened dirt track trying to confront Stewart during a race in upstate New York.
Two groups tied for first in last Wednesday's Chattahoochee Men's Golf Association event at the Chattahoochee Golf Course.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Rory McIlroy played the kind of golf Saturday that typically would put him in control at a major championship. Staked to a one-shot lead in the PGA Championship, he made three birdies over his last four holes for a 4-under 67.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Rory McIlroy tracked the flight of his drive as long as he could against the rain clouds over Valhalla on Friday, not quite sure where it landed. He turned to his caddie for confirmation and asked, "Was it good?"
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Rory McIlroy showed no sign of letting up. Lee Westwood might just be getting started.
INDIANAPOLIS - The NCAA Board of Directors overwhelmingly approved a package of historic reforms Thursday that will give the nation's five biggest conferences the ability to unilaterally change some of the basic rules governing college sports.
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