COLUMBIA, S.C. - The quarterback controversy has ended in a hurry at South Carolina. Coach Steve Spurrier said Tuesday that Stephen Garcia will start on Oct. 9 when the No. 20 Gamecocks play No. 1 Alabama. Spurrier pulled Garcia in the fourth quarter of last weekend's loss to Auburn after he fumbled twice. Freshman Connor Shaw, a Flowery Branch High graduate, came in and threw interceptions on successive possessions. The coach says Garcia has played ...
WASHINGTON - The Philadelphia Phillies are the NL East champions for the fourth consecutive year and, fittingly, Roy Halladay helped seal the deal this time with a two-hitter.
The Braves have fallen behind the Phillies in the NL East, but here's there chance to catch up. They'll play a three-game series in Philadelphia starting today.
ATLANTA - The Seattle Storm completed their undefeated march through the postseason, beating the Atlanta Dream 87-84 on Thursday night for a three-game sweep in the WNBA finals.
KENNESAW - Kennesaw State University is moving ahead with starting a football team.
The Braves and Phillies appear as though they'll take their fight for first place in the N.L. East down to the final weeks of the season.
SEATTLE - Different game. Different venue. Same old Sue Bird. Same result for the Seattle Storm, too. Bird made a tiebreaking jumper from the foul line with 2.6 seconds left and the Storm beat the Atlanta Dream 79-77 in Game 1 of the WNBA finals on Sunday. Angel McCoughtry had a last-second try for the Dream, but her long 3-pointer from the left side bounced off the far side of the rim at the buzzer. ...
SEATTLE - Averaging 28 points per game in the playoffs, Atlanta Dream second-year forward Angel McCoughtry has the numbers worthy of playing in the WNBA finals spotlight.
COLUMBIA, S.C. - In the powerhouse Southeastern Conference, not all members measure up with the game's best.
ATLANTA - Angel McCoughtry scored a WNBA playoff record 42 points to win a high-scoring duel with Cappie Pondexter, and the Atlanta Dream beat the New York Liberty 105-93 on Tuesday night to complete their unlikely march to the league finals.
Cross country season still hasn't hit its peak, however there is a big local meet Tuesday that will draw several local teams to Chestatee High. Gainesville, Chestatee, North Hall, Johnson, Riverside Military, Lumpkin County and Lakeview Academy will all take part in the 5K race on the Chestatee Middle School course.
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Former Flowery Branch quarterback Connor Shaw connected with D.L. Moore for a 15-yard touchdown pass for South Carolina's final score in the Gamecocks' 41-13 win over Southern Miss on Thursday night.
ATLANTA - NFL owners are eager to increase the regular season from 16 to 18 games. The players aren't so sure. During a five-hour meeting at a posh hotel in downtown Atlanta, the push to add two more games to the regular season picked up steam Wednesday - at least among those who sign the checks. "I think it's a win-win all around," said Bob Kraft, owner of the New England Patriots. The owners also ...
ATLANTA - In his previous head coaching jobs, there were plenty of things for Bill Curry to worry about.
CONCORD, N.C. - Cross another milestone off of Jimmie Johnson's list. He stands alone in All-Star history.
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