North Hall grad and current Emmanuel College senior Josh Wright has earned a spot on the Southern States Athletic Conference Gold Glove team as one of the best defensive pitchers in the league.
Flowery Branch High graduate Izaan Cross signed a free agent deal with the Buffalo Bills on Monday. As a senior at Georgia Tech in 2012, the defensive end Cross had 26 tackles (15 solo) and 1 1/2 sacks for the Yellow Jackets.
RICHMOND, Va. - Kevin Harvick won Saturday night's race at Richmond International Raceway by plowing through traffic on a two-lap sprint to the finish.
PASADENA, Calif. - The Bowl Championship Series will be replaced by the College Football Playoff.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Matt Kenseth knew that he had a front-running car Sunday.
AUGUSTA - Adam Scott has become the first Australian to win the Masters, beating Angel Cabrera on the second hole of a playoff on a rainy day at Augusta National.
AUGUSTA - Brandt Snedeker and Angel Cabrera were tied for the lead after the third round of the Masters, a Saturday that will be remembered for Tiger Woods' penalty.
AUGUSTA - The 14-year-old from China isn't going anywhere in a hurry. And this Masters is still a long way from taking shape.
AUGUSTA - Sergio Garcia might have written himself off too quickly at the Masters.
AUGUSTA - The first tee shot clattered through a pair of pines on the left side of the 13th fairway, finally landing on the wrong side of Rae's Creek. Tiger Woods tried again, and this wasn't any better. Fans peered across the fairway and only heard the ball rifle through some bushes.
Gainesville resident Ernie Williams was there when Sam Snead, who had just been in a car wreck, came to an Augusta hospital emergency room soon after the Masters.
The Gainesville baseball team can find out a lot about itself when it opens a two-game series with Loganville at 5:55 p.m. Friday.
MARTINSVILLE, Va. - Jimmie Johnson dominated Martinsville Speedway again.
Sterling Bailey is embracing his opportunity. The University of Georgia defensive end and East Hall High grad will be one of the players most under the microscope and is expected to see plenty of playing time in Saturday's G-Day Game in Athens. He doesn't think of it as added pressure, after existing in the shadows his first two seasons, but more a proving ground to show he belongs in the starting lineup in the fall ...
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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