Gainesville resident Mike McWhorter is a diehard baseball fan and collects memorabilia whenever he gets the chance. Nearly 20 years ago, a friend of his sister, who worked at the Astrodome in Houston, came across a vintage Astros jersey while the dome was undergoing renovations.
CLEVELAND - Bob Feller, the Iowa farm boy whose powerful right arm earned him the nickname "Rapid Robert" and made him one of baseball's greatest pitchers during a Hall of Fame career with the Cleveland Indians, has died. He was 92.
NEW YORK - Cliff Lee is returning to the Philadelphia Phillies, the team that traded him nearly one year ago.
This week is big for local high school basketball programs as they tune up for the upcoming Lanierland tournament. Chestatee, Johnson and West Hall will out play out-of-county matchups before the Hall County-based Lanierland begins on Dec. 20.
NEW YORK - Cam Newton won the Heisman Trophy - as if there was any doubt.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Texas defensive coordinator Will Muschamp has left the Longhorns to take over at Florida.
ATLANTA - Derrick Alexander rushed for 131 yards and scored a touchdown for Sandy Creek, but the Patriot defense was ultimately responsible for the Fayette County school's second straight state title.
ATLANTA - Clinch County's performance on Saturday wasn't perfect, but the Panthers finished off a perfect season.
COLUMBIA, S.C. - For Wofford to continue its season of redemption, the Terriers will have to beat a Georgia Southern program trying to return to its national championship tradition.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - After the worst season of his career Urban Meyer is stepping down at Florida, giving up one of the premier jobs in college football for the second time.
ATLANTA - Cam Newton got an early start on awards week. Already the overwhelming favorite for the Heisman Trophy, Newton was a unanimous choice Monday for offensive player of the year on The Associated Press All-Southeastern Conference team, leading top-ranked Auburn's domination of the individual awards. Teammate Nick Fairley was chosen as defensive player of the year, while Gene Chizik was the pick as top coach after guiding the Tigers to a 13-0 season, the ...
Auburn quarterback Cam Newton and Oregon running back LaMichael James, two of the nation's most dynamic players, will meet in the national championship game next month.
A season spent talking about BCS busters will end with another clash of the big boys - just not the ones we've gotten used to seeing in the title game.
ATLANTA - Cam Newton left nothing to chance. He ran and passed the Auburn Tigers to a shot at the national championship they were denied six years ago, and he might as well start working on that Heisman pose, too.
ATLANTA - When the College Football Hall of Fame settles into its new home, it will be an interactive experience that celebrates the sights and sounds of the game.
CONCORD, N.C. - Cross another milestone off of Jimmie Johnson's list. He stands alone in All-Star history.
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