Augusta boxing hopefuls head to Missouri

Sixteen boxers from the area are competing in the Ringside World Championships in Independence, Mo., this week.
By Royal Shepherd

Judge OKs record sale of Clippers

LOS ANGELES - Embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling lost his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.
By Brian Melley

GreenJackets catcher continues hot streak

As Augusta catcher Ty Ross' bat has warmed with the weather in his first full professional season, the Louisiana State University product had his hottest game yet Monday night.
By David Lee

Gattis homer backs Santana's strong outing in Braves' win

ATLANTA - Ervin Santana threw eight scoreless innings, Evan Gattis homered for the first time in more than a month and the Atlanta Braves beat the San Diego Padres 2-0 on Monday.
By Paul Newberry

Rookie linebacker makes impression for Falcons

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Prince Shembo has good reason to be excited about his first NFL training camp, as the Falcons rookie linebacker competes with second-year player Joplo Bartu for a starting job.
By Charles Odum

Former Georgia track star dies in accident

CORDELE, Ga. - Former University of Georgia 400-meter standout Torrin Lawrence died Monday morning in a car accident as he made his way home to Jacksonville, Fla. He was 25.

Hawks draft pick likely headed back to Spain

Edy Tavares, a second-round draft pick of the Atlanta Hawks, will "very likely" return to Spain for another ACB League season, according to a person familiar with situation.

Ellington now big part of Cardinals' offense

GLENDALE, Ariz. - In one season, Andre Ellington has gone from sixth-round draft pick to dynamic featured back for the Arizona Cardinals.
By Bob Baum

Rams' Bradford entering another year on hot seat

ST. LOUIS - It's become a rite of training camp for Sam Bradford. Every summer, he deals with the oversized burden of living up to getting picked first overall in 2010.
By R.B. Fallstrom

Northwestern coach proud of team's 'maturity'

CHICAGO- No matter how this season unfolds, Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald insisted there is no more unified team than his Wildcats. For that, he credits the push for them to unionize.

Lions table talks with Suh

The Detroit Lions are postponing contract talks with All-Pro defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh until after the season.

Fryer: Gordon on track for fifth title

Thirteen years after Jeff Gordon launched "The Drive for 5," he is on track to collect that elusive fifth title.
By Jenna Fryer

Jones highlights recent GreenJackets roster moves

The Augusta GreenJackets received several roster moves over the weekend that changed the shape of the lineup and pitching staff.
By David Lee

U.S. Olympic Committee will pay price if a U.S. city lands the 2024 Olympics

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - If Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco or Washington is picked to host the 2024 Olympics, the U.S. Olympic Committee will pay the price for winning.
By Eddie Pells

Rio's polluted bay is under fire

A weeklong regatta on Rio's Guanabara Bay will feature all 10 Olympic classes, with 216 boats and 321 competitors from 34 nations and will start Sunday.
By Stephen Wade

Cho Yang-ho set to return as head of committee for 2018 Games

SEOUL, South Korea - The South Korean businessman who led Pyeongchang's successful bid for the Winter Olympics is set to return as head of the organizing committee for the 2018 Games.

UGA to sell parking permits for football games

ATHENS, Ga. -- With the University of Georgia's home opener about a month away, UGA Parking Services is preparing for football traffic by selling season-long parking permits.

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Commission rejects tax jump

Seven commissioners nixed a proposed tax increase Monday that would cost a typical homeowner $70 a year, leaving the countywide millage unset with just a few days to meet state deadlines.

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