Stories by Kyle Hightower

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Hawks finish off Celtics in Game 6

BOSTON - Paul Millsap had 17 points and eight rebounds, and the Atlanta Hawks advanced to the second round of the NBA playoffs with a 104-92 Game 6 victory over the Boston Celtics on Thursday night.
By Kyle Hightower

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Celtics' Thomas expects to play in Game 6 vs. Hawks

Boston All-Star point guard Isaiah Thomas became the latest marquee player to visit the training room when he limped to the locker room with a mildly sprained left ankle in the closing minutes of ...
By Kyle Hightower

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Yale upsets Baylor in NCAA Tournament

Makai Mason had a career-high 31 points, including six of Yale's final nine points, and the No. 12 seed Bulldogs held on to upset No. 5 seed Baylor 79-75 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament ...
By Kyle Hightower

Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016

Patriots' Jackson might get Super Bowl ring after all

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Steven Jackson wasn't waiting by the phone late last month when the Patriots called looking for a running back to plug the holes of their battered backfield.
By Kyle Hightower

Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016

Universal Orlando immerses guests in movie experience

ORLANDO, Fla. - When the Universal Orlando theme park opened in 1990, it was a way for visitors to have fun inspired by movies they loved without traveling to California. Director Steven Spielberg ...
By Kyle Hightower

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Wrestler Dusty Rhodes dies at 69

WWE says Virgil Runnels, a former professional wrestler known by his fans as Dusty Rhodes, has died. He was 69.
By Kyle Hightower

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Hawks end three-game losing streak

ORLANDO, Fla. - Paul Millsap had 25 points and 11 rebounds, and the Hawks snapped a three-game losing streak with a 95-83 victory over the Orlando Magic on Wednesday night.
By Kyle Hightower

Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015

Missouri thumps Minnesota

ORLANDO, Fla. - Marcus Murphy ran for 159 yards, Russell Hansbrough added 114 yards and a touchdown and No. 16 Missouri beat Minnesota 33-17 on Thursday in the Citrus Bowl.
By Kyle Hightower

Monday, Dec. 29, 2014

Tigers roll in Russell Athletic Bowl

ORLANDO, Fla. - Cole Stoudt threw for three touchdowns and ran for another, and 18th-ranked Clemson routed Oklahoma 40-6 in the Russell Athletic Bowl.
By Kyle Hightower

Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014

Clemson, Oklahoma looking to end on a high note

ORLANDO, Fla. - Clemson and Oklahoma expected this season to end much differently.
By Kyle Hightower

Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014

Buzzer-beater snaps Hawks' streak at nine

ORLANDO, Fla. - Tobias Harris got a leaning, 13-foot jumper to rattle in at the buzzer, giving the Orlando Magic a 100-99 victory Saturday night that snapped the Atlanta Hawks' nine-game winning ...
By Kyle Hightower

Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014

Central Florida gains respect

Central Florida might have finally poked a hole in in-state paradigm perennially dominated by Florida State, Florida and Miami with its season, which was capped by a Fiesta Bowl victory.
By Kyle Hightower

Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014

Shaw leads South Carolina past Wisconsin

ORLANDO, Fla. - Connor Shaw was responsible for five touchdowns, including three passing, and No. 8 South Carolina outlasted No. 19 Wisconsin 34-24 in the Capital One Bowl on Wednesday.
By Kyle Hightower

Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013

South Carolina, Wisconsin have much to play for in Capital One Bowl

Capital One Bowl teams aren't lacking in motivation
By Kyle Hightower

Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013

Bridgewater dazzles in victory

Quarterback Teddy Bridgewater dazzled in perhaps his final game at Louisville as the No. 18 Cardinals crushed the No. 9 Hurricanes.
By Kyle Hightower

Monday, Dec. 9, 2013

No. 8 Gamecocks set to battle Badgers

The No. 8 South Carolina Gamecocks will battle the Wisconsin Badgers in the Capital One Bowl.
By Kyle Hightower

Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013

South Carolina rallies to beat Central Florida

South Carolina survived injuries and turnovers, but relied on bruising running back Mike Davis in rallying to beat Central Florida.
By Kyle Hightower

Friday, Sept. 27, 2013

Gamecocks want to take 'show' on the road

No. 12 South Carolina faces tough test in a road matchup against surging and undefeated UCF.
By Kyle Hightower

Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013

Knights have big opportunity against Gamecocks

The University of Central Florida Knights are hoping to make national splash when they play host to No. 12 South Carolina this weekend.
By Kyle Hightower

Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013

Fans injured at NASCAR race explore legal options

ORLANDO, Fla. - The attorney for three NASCAR fans injured last weekend during a race the day before the Daytona 500 says they are exploring a possible lawsuit, but some experts say they could ...
By Kyle Hightower
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