Paine routs Morehouse to send message

After dropping out of this week's region rankings despite riding a winning streak, Paine again did all it could to prove its worth by routing Morehouse 89-71 on Thursday night.
By David Lee

Wildcats advance to state semifinals

The Laney boys basketball team improved to 29-1 and advanced to the state semifinals on Thursday.
By Wayne Staats

Sprint Cup drivers enjoy first taste of new rules

HAMPTON, Ga. - After the glitz of Daytona, now it's time for the NASCAR grind.
By Paul Newberry

Tigers 'confident' heading into rivalry series

COLUMBIA - Clemson coach Jack Leggett is treating his latest series with South Carolina just like any other. The Tigers, though, understand the time is now to turn around a rivalry series the Gamecocks have largely owned the past decade.
By Pete Iacobelli

Oblique strain slows Simmons

Atlanta Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons has a slight left oblique strain.

Mount Vintage golf course under new management

KemperSports has been hired by the bank that owns Mount Vintage Plantation Golf Club to manage the facility and its amenities.
By John Boyette

Conditions 'very tricky' at Honda Classic

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — Playing in America for the first time this year, Rory McIlroy’s first shot was a 2-iron out of play.
By Doug Ferguson

Judge's ruling paves way for Peterson's reinstatement

A federal judge has cleared the way for Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson to be reinstated, ruling that an NFL arbitrator "failed to meet his duty" in a child abuse case that shook the league.
By Dave Campbell and Jon Krawczynski

Baab: Fishing organization fights high ethanol fuel levels

Mention ethanol to owners of small motors (lawn mowers, weed whackers, etc.,) and outboard motors and you'll likely get some sour looks.
By Bill Baab

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Falcons release Jackson

The Atlanta Falcons released running back Steven Jackson, who in two seasons with the team couldn't recapture his 1,000-yard form that made him one of the league's top backs with the Rams.

Seminoles guard 'lock into a zone' during scoring outburst

Now Florida State guard Xavier Rathan-Mayes' name can be etched into sports lore alongside the likes of Wilt Chamberlain, Kobe Bryant and "Pistol" Pete Maravich.
By Aaron Beard

Tseng, two Americans share lead in Thailand

CHONBURI, Thailand - Yani Tseng shot an opening 6-under 66 Thursday to take a share of the lead with American rivals Stacy Lewis and Brittany Lang at the LPGA Thailand.

Gamecocks clinch share of title

COLUMBIA - Tiffany Mitchell scored 16 points to lead No. 2 South Carolina to a 69-50 victory over No. 11 Mississippi State and clinch a share of its second consecutive Southeastern Conference championship Thursday night.

Sport's most accomplished female fighter faces unbeaten foe

LOS ANGELES - By many measures, a historic event will happen when Ronda Rousey steps into the octagon with Cat Zingano in the main event of UFC 184 on Saturday night.
By Greg Beacham

Surging Cavaliers top Warriors

CLEVELAND - LeBron James scored a season-high 42 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Golden State Warriors 110-99 on Thursday night for their 18th victory in 20 games.

Georgia Southern cruises

BOONE, N.C. - Angel Matias scored 15 points and Trent Wiedeman 12 to lead Georgia Southern to a 77-58 victory over Appalachian State on Thursday night.

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