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Kemp, professor who protested UGA athlete treatment, dies

ATHENS, Ga. -- Jan Kemp, the University of Georgia professor who publicly criticized the school for allowing athletes to continue playing sports and stay in school after they failed remedial classes, has died. She was 59. Ms. Kemp died of complications from Alzheimer's Disease on Friday at an A...

12/08/08 - 10:16am

Florida, Oklahoma in BCS title game

It's official: Oklahoma and Florida will play for the BCS national championship. The Sooners and Gators finished atop the BCS standings Sunday and will meet Jan. 8 in Miami for the title. Both teams are 12-1 and coming off wins in their conference title games Saturday. The Sooners routed Misso...

12/07/08 - 9:23pm

Georgia to face Michigan State in Capital One Bowl

Georgia started the season with hopes of winning a national title. Michigan State was in the running for the Rose Bowl until its very last game. They'll both settle for a New Year's Day consolation prize: a matchup in the Capital One Bowl. The game will feature two of the best running back...

12/07/08 - 9:08pm

Georgia Tech vs. LSU in Chick-fil-A Bowl

ATLANTA – Georgia Tech will face LSU in the Chick-fil-A Bowl. Bowl officials announced their Southeastern Conference choice Sunday evening. The No. 14 Yellow Jackets (9-3) were picked as the Atlantic Coast Conference representative last Tuesday, securing their 12th straight bowl appearance. L...

12/07/08 - 7:48pm

Gamecocks invited to Outback Bowl

The University of South Carolina's football team has been invited to participate in the 23rd annual Outback Bowl in Tampa, Fla., on New Year's Day. The Gamecocks (7-5, 4-4 SEC) will take on the Iowa Hawkeyes (8-4, 5-3 Big Ten) at Raymond James Stadium. Game time is set for 11 a.m., and the ...

12/07/08 - 7:32pm

Fire destroys Davis Appliance

A well known Augusta business was destroyed by fire Sunday morning. Battalion Chief Bryan McFeeley of the Augusta Fire Department said it took three to four hours for firefighters from 10 companies to bring the blaze at Davis Appliance and Furniture, 3273 Deans Bridge Road, under control. He said the building was a total loss.

12/07/08 - 7:18pm

Florida No. 1, OU ahead of Texas in AP poll

Florida was No. 1, Oklahoma No. 2 and Texas' chances of getting a championship trophy took a hit. The Longhorns were No. 3 in The Associated Press college football poll released Sunday, behind the two teams expected to be matched later in the day in the national title game Jan. 8 in Miami. The...

12/07/08 - 7:20pm

Georgia, Michigan St. in Capital One Bowl

EAST LANSING, Mich. - Michigan State has announced it will play Georgia on New Year's Day in the Capital One Bowl in Orlando, Fla. No. 19 Michigan State (9-3), under second-year coach Mark Dantonio, has posted back-to-back winning seasons for the first time since 1989-90. Georgia (9-3) is rank...

12/07/08 - 7:16pm

Nelson wins Father-Son tournament again

ORLANDO, Fla. - Larry Nelson made a 20-foot birdie putt on the 17th hole and went on to a 10-under 62 with his son, Drew, to become the first player to win the Del Webb Father-Son Championship two straight years with different sons. Nelson, a three-time major champion in the World Golf Hall of Fame...

01/13/10 - 6:00pm

Wie finally proves she belongs on LPGA

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Michelle Wie has been playing LPGA Tour events since she was in the seventh grade, drawing the biggest galleries because of her youth and power, but earning little respect from players because of her preferential treatment. In the 62 tournaments she has played over the last se...

12/07/08 - 6:21pm

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Azziz is finalist for UNLV presidency

Ricardo Azziz, who has been mentioned in the past for other open university positions in Florida and Texas, is one of three finalists for the position.
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