Three weeks into bowl season, and there's still plenty of football left to play. The Orange, Sugar and Cotton bowls highlight this week's slate in college football, while the BCS National Championship game is still a week away. ACC champs No. 12 Virginia Tech (10-2) will meet No. 5 Stanford (11-1) at 8:30 tonight in the Orange Bowl, a game featuring a pair of dynamic quarterbacks. The Hokies are led by ACC Player of the ...
With continued controversy centering around sports in college, it's nice to see one collegiate athlete who is trying to blend her love of sports with her education.
While Kiante Young and Korentheus Bailey share a similar background, they are having a vastly different college experience.
When people look back at the past year in sports, the headlines are going to have just as much to do with those in charge as the games that were played.
After one semester at the University of Alabama, Blake Sims has grown as a football player, but more importantly, he's grown as a man.
Laura Simmons, a graduate of Johnson High and current senior on the Piedmont College women's basketball team, has been named the Great South Atlantic Conference Player of the Week, announced on Dec. 23.
Ogden, Utah was a little slice of Heaven for Ralston Cash this fall.
It's safe to say Ty McCormack ended his cross country career at North Hall High on a bitter note. The same can't be said about how he started his career at Clemson University.
If he had his way, Jaybo Shaw would probably not be home for the holidays.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - DeSean Jackson scored on a 65-yard punt return on the final play of the game and the Philadelphia Eagles scored 28 points in the final 7:28 to stun the New York Giants 38-31 Sunday and take over first place in the NFC East. With the Philadelphia win, the Atlanta Falcons secured a playoff berth in the NFC.
Donovan McNabb to second-string. Then to third-string. Then no guarantee that he'll be back next season.
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.
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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