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Driver is defending series champ

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Clint Bowyer won tonight's Nationwide Series race at Daytona International Speedway for his first victory of the year. The defending series champion was the leader when a four-car accident brought out the caution with six laps to go in the race. That set up a final tw...

07/03/09 - 10:41pm

Augusta scores 9 runs in victory

After posting a pair of one-run efforts the previous two nights, the Augusta GreenJackets found their offensive strength tonight. An announced crowd of 5,722 fans, the second largest in the history of Lake Olmstead Stadium, saw the GreenJackets pound out 14 hits in a 9-2 victory over the Lexington L...

07/03/09 - 10:36pm

Atlanta wins fifth in a row

WASHINGTON – Pinch-hitter Brooks Conrad hit a go-ahead three-run homer in the seventh inning and the Atlanta Braves beat the Washington Nationals 9-8 tonight for their season-high fifth consecutive win. Yunel Escobar drew a leadoff walk from Jesus Colome (1-1) and moved to second on Matt Diaz&...

07/03/09 - 10:16pm

Ahoy, mateys!

Meet some of the boating enthusiasts who regularly take advantage of Thurmond Lake in Saturday's Augusta Chronicle.

07/03/09 - 10:35pm

Tiger up by one after 66

BETHESDA, Md. – The best of Tiger Woods came today when his game was falling apart. Woods lived up to his hopes of being a "greedy host" when he salvaged his round during a shaky stretch in the middle and shot 4-under 66 to take a one-shot lead at his AT&T National with the lowest 36-hole ...

07/03/09 - 8:24pm

Harman holds two-stroke lead

ATLANTA - Former Georgia golfer Brian Harman shot 8-under-par 64 to take over the lead in the Dogwood Invitational at Druid Hills Golf Club. Harman, who is at 12-under through 54 holes, is being chased by two players with Georgia ties. Former Bulldog Adam Mitchell had 65 and is one shot behind Harm...

07/03/09 - 6:35pm

Sparks from vehicle likely cause of brush fire

Forestry officials believe a fire that burned more than 200 acres in Aiken County on Thursday may have been started by a vehicle “throwing sparks” as it traveled down the road. Scott Hawkins, spokesman for the South Carolina Forestry Commission, said today that there were multiple points ...

07/03/09 - 11:35pm

Stewart awarded pole at Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Tony Stewart will start from a familiar spot Saturday night at Daytona International Speedway. The Sprint Cup points leader was awarded the pole for the Coke Zero 400 when rain washed out qualifying today. It was Stewart's third pole – all in rainouts – in ...

07/03/09 - 6:45pm

Palin to resign as Alaska governor

Click here to see video from Sarah Palin's visit to Augusta. Click here to see video from Sarah Palin's resignation speech ...

07/03/09 - 7:15pm

New league will consider signing Vick

NEW YORK - When the United Football League debuts in October, Michael Vick could be one of its players.

07/03/09 - 3:07pm

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