On Feb. 25, 1987, the NCAA issued a report that forever changed the landscape of college football. In the span of little more than six pages, it told the story of a program spun out of control, of boosters gone wild, of players being paid while coaches and administrators, at the very least, looked the other way.
The issue of paying college athletes draws a lot of passion from both sides of the debate.
ATLANTA - Erika DeSouza tied a career high with 27 points and grabbed 15 rebounds, Lindsey Harding scored 25 points and the Atlanta Dream rallied for an 87-81 victory over the New York Liberty on Thursday night.
Just two years ago, Brandon Mosley was working out in rural Kansas, preparing for his first season with the Coffeyville Community College Ravens.
Hunter Chandler, a West Hall graduate and current member of the Rhodes College baseball team, was named to the Capital One Academic All-District First Team by the College Sports Information Directors of America.
Running for Clemson University, North Hall High graduate Ty McCormack won the collegiate section of the 3,000 meter steeplechase on Thursday at the 117th Penn Relays in Philadelphia, Pa.
The Norfolk Tides fought back from another early deficit Friday night at Harbor Park, but fell for the fourth-straight night to the Triple-A Gwinnett Braves 5-3 in front of 3,067 fans.
The United Way of White County kicks off a week filled with golf tournaments with its ninth annual Celebrity Golf Tournament beginning at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Innsbruck Golf Course in Helen.
AUGUSTA - Charl Schwartzel gave this Masters a finish it deserved.
AUGUSTA - On the far end of the course Wednesday, near the only palm tree at Augusta National, Lee Westwood rolled long putts across the fourth green as he practiced alone on a quiet afternoon before the Masters.
AUGUSTA - He is the talk of the Masters, and for good reason. No other player can top his record at Augusta National over the last decade, with three green jackets, eight finishes in the top five and a signature moment just about every year.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants put a sudden stop to the Kansas City Royals' perfect postseason roll.
Let the naysayers beware.
PRETORIA, South Africa - Oscar Pistorius was taken away in a police van with barred windows Tuesday to start serving a five-year prison sentence for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
The Lake Lanier Junior Crew's rowing team earned multiple medals at Clemson University's Tail of the Tiger Regatta.
Pass the crow. I'm ready to eat.
TALLADEGA, Ala. - Brad Keselowski refused to be knocked down - not by Matt Kenseth, who jumped him from behind after a disastrous race at Charlotte, and not by garage-wide condemnation over his post-race meltdown.
Randy Sizemore notched a two-day score of 143 and defeated Jim Foote in a playoff to earn the victory at the Chicopee Woods Senior Championship last weekend in Gainesville.
CLEMSON, S.C.- Clemson's got much more than just a stellar offense - and proved that against Louisville on Saturday.
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