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This week: High school sports begin

The calendar may still say it is early August, but the high school sports season is ready to get rolling.

August 08, 2010 | Bill Murphy | Staff sports picks


Toccoa native may be Vols' top RB

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Tauren Poole seriously considered leaving Tennessee after a 2009 season that found him as low as fourth on the Volunteers' running back depth chart.

August 08, 2010 | BY BETH RUCKER The Associated Press | Staff sports picks


No shortage of chances for ACC to improve image

The Atlantic Coast Conference's reputation has taken plenty of hits since it expanded to 12 teams. The league certainly has plenty of chances this year to shut those critics up.

August 08, 2010 | BY JOEDY McCREARY The Associated Press | Staff sports picks


Edwards takes Watkins Glen pole

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. - A year ago, Carl Edwards started 33rd in the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Watkins Glen International and finished third. This time he'll start at the front.

August 07, 2010 | The Associated Press | Staff sports picks


Sources: Vols expect letter of inquiry

August 06, 2010 | | Staff sports picks


Alabama No. 1 in college coaches' poll

TYSONS CORNER, Va. - Defending national champion Alabama is No. 1 atop the USA Today preseason coaches' poll.

August 06, 2010 | The Associated Press | Staff sports picks


Wake Forest duo wins tourney at Achasta

Trailing after the first two rounds, Cheyenne Woods and Michelle Shin of Wake Forest carded a 139 on Thursday to win the Hooters Women's Collegiate Team Championship at Achasta Golf Course in Dahlonega.

August 05, 2010 | From staff reports | Staff sports picks


Report: Blake Sims qualifies at 'Bama

August 05, 2010 | | Staff sports picks


Atlanta to lose one Sprint Cup race

ATLANTA - Atlanta Motor Speedway will host just one NASCAR Sprint Cup race in 2011.

August 05, 2010 | | Staff sports picks


Alabama duo maintains lead at Achasta

Brooke Pancake and Jennifer Kirby of the University of Alabama continue to lead the Hooters Women's Collegiate Team Championship after carding a second round, 7-under 65 on Wednesday at Achasta Golf Course in Dahlonega.

August 04, 2010 | From staff reports | Staff sports picks


Favre says he'll play if ankle is healthy

MANKATO, Minn. - Ready for another flip-flop? Brett Favre is planning to play for the Minnesota Vikings this season if his surgically repaired ankle allows it.

August 04, 2010 | The Associated Press | Staff sports picks


A-Rod hits No. 600

August 04, 2010 | | Staff sports picks


NJ man gets jail for Phillies game vomit-assault

PHILADELPHIA - A 21-year-old man who intentionally vomited on a spectator and his 11-year-old daughter at a Philadelphia Phillies game was sentenced Friday to up to three months in jail and community service, which the judge suggested be fulfilled by cleaning ballpark toilets and trash.

July 30, 2010 | BY Joann Loviglio The Associated Press | Staff sports picks


Sims awaiting word on Bama eligibility

July 28, 2010 | | Staff sports picks


Strasburg scratched from start

WASHINGTON - Rookie sensation Stephen Strasburg was scratched from his scheduled start for the Washington Nationals on Tuesday night because he had problems warming up his prized and powerful right arm before the game against the Atlanta Braves.

July 27, 2010 | The Associated Press | Staff sports picks


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Atlanta lands MLS expansion soccer team for 2017

ATLANTA - Major League Soccer announced its newest franchise Wednesday, unveiling an expansion team for Atlanta that will begin play in 2017 at the city's new retractable roof stadium.

April 16, 2014 | By Paul Newberry Associated Press | Staff sports picks


Record-setting Olympian Phelps ending retirement

Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement, the first step toward possibly swimming at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

April 14, 2014 | By Beth Harris Associated Press | Staff sports picks


Chase Elliott wins 2nd consecutive Nationwide race

DARLINGTON, S.C.- Chase Elliott missed his senior prom Friday, but wasn't too disappointed.

April 11, 2014 | By Pete Iacobelli Associated Press | Staff sports picks


Former Gainesville QB Watson out with collarbone injury

CLEMSON, S.C. - Clemson freshman quarterback Deshaun Watson hurt his collarbone during a scrimmage Monday and won't play in this weekend's Orange & White game concluding spring practice.

April 08, 2014 | Associated Press | Staff sports picks


This year's Masters is there for the taking

AUGUSTA - One after another, some of the world's best players and favorites to win the Masters trudged up the hill on the opening hole to start their practice rounds.

April 08, 2014 | Doug Ferguson Associated Press | Staff sports picks


MLS moving toward deal on Atlanta expansion team

ATLANTA - Major League Soccer is closing in on a deal with Falcons owner Arthur Blank to bring an expansion franchise to Atlanta's new downtown stadium.

April 08, 2014 | Associated Press | Staff sports picks


Chase Elliott arrives as NASCAR's rising star

FORT WORTH, Texas - Bill Elliott rarely got rattled during his three-plus decades racing at NASCAR's highest level. He worked hard, didn't worry about what was going on around him, and did his talking on the track.

April 05, 2014 | Jenna Fryer Associated Press | Staff sports picks


Chase Elliott grabs 1st Nationwide Series victory

FORT WORTH, Texas - When qualifying ended at Texas Motor Speedway, Chase Elliott hopped a fence and went on his way without a single fan bothering to stop him for an autograph or picture.

April 05, 2014 | By Jenna Fryer Associated Press | Staff sports picks


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