SPARTA, Ky. - Driving his backup car, Brad Keselowski raced to third win of the year, grabbing the lead with 55 laps remaining and holding off all challengers Saturday night in the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Kentucky Speedway.
Matt and Carolyn LaWell sat down on Saturday in the press box at Coolray Field in Lawrenceville.
The Gainesville/Hall County Fellowship of Christian Athletes will host its 2012 passing camp and lineman challenge at 2 p.m. on Thursday at Johnson High.
MIAMI - MIAMI - The decision is final: LeBron James made the right call coming to Miami.
Former Flowery Branch High and current South Carolina runner Erika Rucker qualified for the International Association of Athletics Federation World Junior Championships after taking second overall in the 400-meter dash at the USA Junior National Championships this weekend.
SAN FRANCISCO - Overlooked for so much of the week, Simpson emerged on a fog-filled Sunday at The Olympic Club with four birdies around the turn and a tough chip out of a hole to the right of the 18th green that he converted into par for a 2-under 68.
The Braves are ready to tackle a three-game series in the Big Apple starting today. But, this time, it isn't against the Mets. Instead, Atlanta is playing an Interleague series against the Yankees. Last week, these two played in Atlanta with the Yankees leaving with a three-game sweep.
BROOKLYN, Mich. - Dale Earnhardt Jr. raced to his first NASCAR Sprint Cup victory in four years, ending a 143-race winless streak Sunday at Michigan International Speedway.
Three years ago, looking for an event to celebrate Father's Day with a specific focus on the kids, the Chateau Elan Golf Club held its first Dad and Junior Scramble Golf Tournament.
OKLAHOMA CITY - Kevin Durant showed LeBron James how to play the fourth quarter in the NBA Finals.
Warner Fusselle, a Gainesville High graduate and the radio voice of the Brooklyn Cyclones Minor League baseball team since 2001, died Sunday night at the age of 68 after suffering a massive heart attack.
OKLAHOMA CITY - After years of nagging Oklahoma City Thunder coach Scott Brooks not to take him out of games, Kevin Durant finally got his wish.
MIAMI - Paul Pierce watched the shot sail just over LeBron James' outstretched arm. And when it swished, he turned toward the Boston bench, shaking his head.
BOSTON - Rajon Rondo had 15 points and 15 assists, and scored the final three points of the Boston Celtics' 93-91 overtime victory over the Miami Heat on Sunday night that evened the Eastern Conference finals at two games apiece.
The Georgia IronDawgs, a powerlifting team based out of Gainesville, swept the team titles at the American Powerlifting Committee 10th Anniversary National Championships on Sunday. They won in the benchpress and powerlifting categories at the Clarion Hotel in Jonesboro.
HAMPTON - Kasey Kahne's "downer" year received an important boost when he overcame his struggles with restarts with a big power move when he needed it the most.
ATHENS - Deshaun Watson didn't know when his moment was coming. That didn't stop him from making the most of it.
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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