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.
AUGUSTA - Tiger Woods was the exception. Ben Crenshaw was closer to the rule.
Some people, particularly my young daughters, wish every day was Christmas.
Sam McGee, Tommy Aaron, Cleve Brown and Johnny Nix took first place in last week's Luna's Tuesday golf group match at Reunion Golf Course.
Bound by a single moment in time, the Cagle family was united across the Southeast.