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2005 champion wins in 3 sets

NEW YORK – Kim Clijsters kept her U.S. Open comeback on track with a 6-0, 0-6, 6-4 upset over third-seeded Venus Williams. Returning to Flushing Meadows for the first time since winning here in 2005, Clijsters counterpunched against one of the game's biggest hitters and handled a blustery ...

09/06/09 - 8:55pm

Toccoa murder is first in 7 years

TOCCOA, Ga. — Police in this small northeast Georgia town are investigating a murder for the first time in seven years.

09/06/09 - 8:55pm

Sheriff says many questions remain in Weinberger case

Putnam County authorities are still investigating what Sheriff Howard Sills has described as a bizarre case involving the weekend suicide of a prominent Augusta businessman.

09/06/09 - 8:53pm

Rachel Alexandra wins Woodward Stakes

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – Star filly Rachel Alexandra has made history at Saratoga Race Course by becoming the first female to win the prestigious Woodward Stakes, holding off Macho Again by a head. The sensational 3-year-old ran an electrifying race against the older boys for her ninth consecu...

09/05/09 - 6:25pm

U.S. Open: Georgia teen stuns Sharapova

NEW YORK – Seventeen-year-old Melanie Oudin has pulled off another upset at the U.S. Open, defeating 29th-seeded Maria Sharapova 3-6, 6-3, 7-5 to advance to the fourth round.

09/05/09 - 5:16pm

Georgia Tech 37, Jacksonville State 17

ATLANTA – Jonathan Dwyer ran for two touchdowns, and No. 15 Georgia Tech had 335 yards rushing in a 37-17 victory over Jacksonville State on Saturday.

09/05/09 - 4:14pm

Michaux blog: Okla. State 24, UGA 10

Oklahoma State defeated Georgia 24-10 on Saturday in the season opener for both schools. Follow Augusta Chronicle columnist Scott Michaux's blog of the game here....

09/05/09 - 7:02pm

Cox starts for Bulldogs

STILLWATER, Okla. — Georgia quarterback Joe Cox went through warmups and started for the Bulldogs after flying separately from the team due to a flu bug before their game at No. 9 Oklahoma State. Two projected Oklahoma State starters were not in uniform. Middle linebacker Orie Lemon and strong...

09/05/09 - 3:38pm

Federer survives scare to advance

NEW YORK – It was an ungainly site, Roger Federer skidding and falling to the ground, helpless on the court. It lasted only a moment, though, and despite that and a few other scares today, the world's top player advanced to the fourth round of the U.S. Open. Federer defeated No. 31 Lleyto...

09/05/09 - 3:21pm

Businessman Jay Weinberger dead after police chase

Augusta businessman Jay Weinberger died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound after a police chase early today, the Putnam County sheriff said.

09/05/09 - 10:33pm

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