The Washington Nationals have agreed to terms with pitcher-turned-first baseman and Gainesville graduate Micah Owings for a minor league contract with an invitation to major league spring training.
NEW ORLEANS - As the Superdome's energy provider and stadium management try to determine what caused a 34-minute power outage at Sunday's Super Bowl, local officials are hoping the incident won't leave a black eye on the city or prevent the league's big game from coming back to town.
SAN DIEGO - Tiger Woods was so good for so long at Torrey Pines that it didn't matter how bad it looked at the end.
Juan Arbelaez dreamed of being a professional soccer player while watching his father, a former pro, play the game back home in Pereira, Columbia.
West Hall graduate Juan Arbelaez, who played soccer at Virginia Commonwealth University the past two seasons, was drafted Tuesday by the Montreal Impact in the third round of the Major League Soccer supplemental draft.
ST. LOUIS - Stan Musial, one of baseball's greatest hitters and a Hall of Famer with the St. Louis Cardinals for more than two decades, died Saturday. He was 92.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. - Notre Dame said a story that star Manti Te'o's girlfriend had died of leukemia - a loss he said inspired him all season and helped him lead the Irish to the BCS title game - turned out to be a hoax apparently perpetrated against the linebacker.
MIAMI - It was supposed to be a colossal clash between two of college football's giants, a slugfest between the nation's two stingiest defenses.
ATLANTA - Chandler Catanzaro kicked a 37-yard field goal as time expired to give No. 14 Clemson a wild 25-24 win over No. 9 Louisiana State in the Chick-fil-A Bowl on Monday night.
This is the week Georgia and Georgia Tech look to cap off the regular season with a bowl victory.
Imani Cross had a much deserved break for a few days during Christmas to re-connect with family in Georgia, even though he was still in football mode as the University of Nebraska freshman running back and North Hall High grad was readying to face his home state University of Georgia in the Capital One Bowl on Tuesday in Orlando, Fla.
Cody Getz spent his first three years at the United States Air Force Academy playing behind old friend Asher Clark, whom he grew up with in Lawrenceville. As a senior, however, Getz took over at running back and has certainly seized the opportunity to start for the Falcons.
Oglethorpe University senior Branden Jovaag doesn't know how long he'll be able to keep it up, but the Chestatee grad and the rest of his teammates and coaches are benefiting each time he's out on the floor.
Forget the Oscars or the Emmys. It's time for the Newbys - my awards for the top people, moments and mishaps in sports from 2012. We'll skip the lame banter on the red carpet and long-winded acceptance speeches (unless it's Les Miles). Heck, we'll even take a pass on handing out actual trophies (enough of those already). So, without further delay, the envelopes please. WORST DECISION: This is always a hotly contested category, considering the ...
CONCORD, N.C. - Cross another milestone off of Jimmie Johnson's list. He stands alone in All-Star history.
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