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Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014

Teen to compete in second speedskating event in Sochi

Emery Lehman earned a second Olympic event with a thrilling victory over Jonathan Kuck in the 10,000 meters Wednesday, the final race of the U.S. speedskating trials.
By Paul Newberry

Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013

Whitmore gets 1st in 500-meter

Mitchell Whitmore captured first place in the 500-meter event, while Jonathan Garcia, who would have made the U.S. team, was disqualified for not wearing timing transponders.
By Paul Newberry

Friday, Dec. 27, 2013

Rookard skates to easy win, second Olympics

Jilleanne Rookard skated to an easy win at the U.S. trials in the 3,000-meter on Friday. The win secured her second trip to the Olympics.
By Paul Newberry

Newberry: Salt Lake City's facilities still viable

Salt Lake City still has viable Olympic facilities in place and in use over a decade after the winter games left the city in 2002.
By Paul Newberry

Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013

New format for speedskating trials begins

Everyone is starting from scratch at the U.S. Olympic speedskating trials.
By Paul Newberry

Friday, Dec. 20, 2013

Boston Red Sox among top stories of 2013

The MTV Video Music Awards have lost all their hipness. The Emmys are a total snooze. Not to worry. We present the second annual Newbys, our attempt to pick the best and worst of 2013.
By Paul Newberry

Friday, Dec. 13, 2013

Benching Griffin is strange on many levels

Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan's decision to bench healthy quarterback Robert Griffin III for the rest of the season is so strange on so many levels, it's hard to know where to begin.
By Paul Newberry

Monday, Dec. 9, 2013

Mason, Malzahn honored on All-SEC team

Auburn running back Tre Mason and coach Gus Malzahn were honored on the Associated Press All-SEC team after an amazing turnaround.
By Paul Newberry

Braves legend joins Hall of Fame

Former Atlanta Braves manager Bobby Cox was elected to the Hall of Fame on Monday. Earning players' adoration helped lead him there. 
By Paul Newberry

Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013

SEC back in familiar position

A week after taking a huge blow, the SEC is back in a most familiar position - playing for a national title.
By Paul Newberry

Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013

Auburn tops Missouri for SEC title

ATLANTA - Tre Mason rushed for 304 yards and four touchdowns, leading No. 3 Auburn to a wild victory over No. 5 Missouri in a Southeastern Conference title showdown that looked more like a video game.
By Paul Newberry

Friday, Dec. 6, 2013

Auburn, Missouri guarding against SEC letdowns

ATLANTA - Auburn and Missouri are competing for the SEC title today, and possibly a chance to play for the national championship. Yet both teams have to guard against a letdown.
By Paul Newberry

Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013

Auburn, Missouri earn SEC title shot

ATLANTA - Talk about an SEC surprise. Take a look at the matchup for Saturday's championship game. Tigers vs. Tigers.
By Paul Newberry

Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013

Season of discontent to end for Grambling

A season like no other at Grambling State University comes to a merciful end Saturday when the Tigers face their biggest rival in the annual Bayou Classic at the Louisiana Superdome.
By Paul Newberry

Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013

Falcons, Saints meet in matchup

The Falcons and Saints meet in Atlanta in a matchup of opposites.
By Paul Newberry

Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013

More changes ahead as Falcons' freefall continues

Coach Mike Smith says more changes are ahead as the Falcons' season continues its freefall.
By Paul Newberry

Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013

Atlanta's stadium spree should serve as warning

Welcome to Atlanta, where the players play - as long as the stadium where they play isn't much more than two decades old.
By Paul Newberry

Monday, Nov. 11, 2013

Braves will leave Turner Field

ATLANTA - Just 17 years after Turner Field opened, it looks as though the stadium affectionately known as “the Ted” is headed for extinction.
By Paul Newberry

Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013

Reeling Falcons routed by Seahawks

Shaking off some sluggish performances, the Seahawks put it all together against the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday.
By Paul Newberry

Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013

Falcons' Ryan struggles to carry team on his own

ATLANTA - Matt Ryan has never been through a stretch like this. Clearly, he can't carry the Atlanta Falcons all by himself.
By Paul Newberry

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Meth use on rise in Richmond County

Production of meth, a highly addictive drug made from household cold medicine, batteries, drain cleaner, brake fluid and other harmful chemicals, increased in recent years when the shake-and-bake ...