Major League Baseball Hall of Famer Phil Niekro is putting on a benefit golf and fishing combination tournament this week, all in the name of raising funds and awareness of the financial needs of the children and families of wounded and fallen Special Operations Forces soldiers through Operation One Voice.
The high school football season begins Friday for the majority of the state's football teams and nearly all of the area teams.
BRISTOL, Tenn. - Denny Hamlin moved toward the top seed in NASCAR's championship race by using a calculated late pass to win for the first time at Bristol Motor Speedway.
The regular season begins for a number of area football teams at 7:30 p.m. Friday - a week before most teams in the state are set to begin.
BROOKLYN, Mich. - Greg Biffle won the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Michigan International Speedway on Sunday when leader Jimmie Johnson left the track because of engine trouble with six laps left.
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. - In the 55 years since the PGA Championship switched over to stroke play, there has never been a tougher round than Friday at Kiawah Island.
Next week, members of the Lanier Canoe and Kayak Club will become, at least temporarily, very early risers.
The Georgia Open returns to The Legends at Chateau Elan for the first time since 2005, with the state's mini-tour players looking to continue their recent run of success in the tournament.
GREENSBORO, N.C. - The Atlantic Coast Conference is looking for a fresh start. The way the last few postseasons have ended, the beleaguered league could use one.
The Gainesville Wildcats don't play like typical AAU basketball teams.
The Southeastern Conference has lined up a few contenders for Lucky No. 7.
Flowery Branch graduate and current Georgia Tech senior defensive end Izaan Cross was named Monday to the 40-player preseason watch list for the Ted Hendricks Award for the nation's top defensive end.
They are modern-day gladiators.
Jacob Allen has been working hard to rid himself of a bad habit.
There's always been something special about the Olympics to me.
College football fans have entered one of those dreaded "down times" on the annual calendar.
Joey Logano continues his climb up the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series ladder. His victory in the Daytona 500 on Sunday was the latest proof.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Joey Logano, the driver who has spent seven years trying to live up to impossible expectations, raced to his first career Daytona 500 victory Sunday as he continued to reward Roger Penske for catapulting him into one of NASCAR's top stars.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Kurt Busch has lost his appeal to be reinstated for the season-opening Daytona 500.
Another NASCAR regular season is almost upon us. For the third time in four years, somebody other than Jimmie Johnson is the defending champion.
When Dawsonville's Charity Witt decided to try her hand at competitive powerlifting, it came at the urging of her boyfriend, powerlifter and Georgia's Strongest Man winner Landon Jameson, as well as a personal desire to get stronger.
Roquan Smith never wanted to be a trailblazer, a revolutionary. He never set out to be the next Curt Flood, challenging college football's version of baseball's reserve clause.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Matt Kenseth, coming off a winless 2014 season, has opened the new year with a victory.
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