Ohio State, Kansas, Pittsburgh and defending champion Duke have been awarded the top seeds in this year's NCAA tournament, an expanded version of March Madness that will include 68 teams.
Carl Edwards believed he should have opened the season with two wins, and the disappointment of missing Victory Lane carried with him into Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Dawsonville native Mattie Brogdon has been named a competitor in the NCAA Rifle Championship to be held March 11-12 in Columbus.
Hendrick Motorsports has signed 15-year old Chase Elliott to a multi-year driver agreement. Elliott, the son of 1988 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Bill Elliott, will continue to compete for his family-owned team until meeting age requirements for entering NASCAR national series events. Bill Elliott Racing, based in Dawsonville, will field Chevrolets with support from Hendrick Motorsports. "The apple hasn't fallen far from the tree with Chase," said Rick Hendrick, owner of Hendrick Motorsports. "I've ...
ATLANTA - A Thursday night season opener, games against two 2010 playoff teams and two trips to Texas highlight Georgia State's 2011 football schedule, announced Wednesday by the school.
ARLINGTON, Texas - Aaron Rodgers has turned the Green Bay Packers into Super Bowl champions once again.
STATESBORO - Jeff Monken has added four running backs, including two from Buford High School, among his 25 signees for Georgia Southern.
ATLANTA - Georgia State, which had no scholarship seniors on its inaugural 2010 team, has added eight signees.
Jamarco Warren, a Gainesville High graduate and current member of the Charleston Southern University men's basketball team, moved into ninth place in Big South Conference history for most career points on Jan. 22.
Get ready for a hair-raisin' Super Bowl in Big D. No barbers necessary, that's for sure, when the Steelers face the Packers. Troy Polamalu and the Steel Curtain led Pittsburgh into the big game for the third time in six years, holding off Rex Ryan and those big-talkin' Jets 24-19 in the AFC championship game Sunday. The black-and-gold already have won six Super Bowl rings, more than any franchise, but they'll be going against a ...
The Georgia State University football team will face its second Football Bowl Subdivision opponent next fall as the Panthers play at Houston, Director of Athletics Cheryl L. Levick and head football coach Bill Curry announced Wednesday.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - NASCAR is considering scrapping the points system it has used since 1975 in favor of a simpler method that awards points per finishing position, The Associated Press has learned.
After a week of high school basketball teams went stir crazy without getting to play, this week resumes a normal schedule across the area. For Gainesville, this will be a particularly challenging week. On Monday, the Red Elephants' boys face Class AAA's No. 4-ranked Carrollton (8-1) in Gainesville. Then on Friday, the Red Elephants face Class AAA's No. 3-ranked Monroe Area in Monroe.
ATLANTA - University of Tennessee middle linebacker and Gainesville High graduate A.J. Johnson was named All-SEC on Monday after recording 106 tackles, 8.5 tackles for a loss for the Volunteers in 2013. The junior has been a three-year starter for Tennessee.
Florida State and Ohio State are in position to play for the BCS national championship, though Auburn and Missouri are close enough behind in the BCS standings to put pressure on the Buckeyes.
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