Palace Malice to retire from racing

Palace Malice had it all in his career as one of the top thoroughbreds: speed, stamina and charisma. Now, the 5-year-old colt’s racing career is over. 
By John Boyette

Tarpley leads Power past GreenJackets

West Virginia left-hander Stephen Tarpley allowed one run in seven innings and beared down in big spots as the Power beat the Augusta GreenJackets 4-2 on Wednesday night.
By David Lee

Michaux: Trio begin quest for Masters Tournament spot

Aiken's Kevin Kisner, Augusta's Charles Howell and North Augusta's Scott Brown begin their quest to make the Tour Championship and earn a Masters Tournament invitation.
By Scott Michaux

South Aiken looking to build winning culture

Chris Hamilton has been trying to change the football culture since taking over at South Aiken earlier this year.
By John Boyette

Rockies' rally adds to Miller's frustration

ATLANTA - Brandon Barnes had three hits, including a two-run homer, and the Colorado Rockies extended Atlanta right-hander Shelby Miller's winless streak to 18 starts with a 6-3 victory.

Washington County will be counting on underclassmen

Replacing seniors is an unavoidable way of life in scholastic football. Washington County has to replace 37 of them this year.
By Scott Michaux

North Augusta offense confident, gets help from defense

The young and growing North Augusta offense has potential to get better, with assistance from defense.
By Wayne Staats

Scott-Wesley might be done playing football

ATHENS, Ga. - Justin Scott Wesley's playing career at Georgia might be over.
By Marc Weiszer

Double-file restarts cause controvesy

After strictly enforcing rules that called for the leader to set the pace, NASCAR has drawn back to allow a second- and third-place driver to take off if the leader is too slow.

Grossman 'excited' to get chance with Falcons

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Rex Grossman believes he has a couple more seasons left in him. After signing the 35-year-old backup quarterback to a one-year deal Wednesday, the Atlanta Falcons seem to agree.
By George Henry

Hendrick Motorsports has had sudden dropoff

Normally this time of the racing season Hendrick Motorsports already has assembled an impressive fleet of cars for the upcoming Chase for the Sprint Cup championship. But this clearly isn't a normal time for the sport's most-dominant team.
By Don Coble

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Martin details problems in the NFL

Former NFL tackle Jonathan Martin posted on Facebook that difficulties in the profession led him to attempt suicide multiple times, and he wanted to share his struggle with social isolation to help others.

Prep duo sign financial aid papers with Georgia

Five-star quarterback Jacob Eason isn't the only 2016 commitment that has signed financial aid papers with Georgia.

Tokyo advances at Little League World Series

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - Two big comebacks led to pulsating win that sent the undefeated team from Tokyo right into the international title game of the Little League World Series.
By Joe Kay

Overtime

In Greensboro, Ga., Augusta’s Laura Coble successfully defended her Georgia State Golf Association Senior Women’s Championship title, rallying to beat first-round leader Brenda Pictor, of Marietta.

Bolt cruises to 200 meter victory

BEIJING -Usain Bolt blew past Justin Gatlin and everyone else Thursday night in the 200 meters with a season-best 19.55 to win his 10th career gold medal at the world championships.
By Eddie Pells

Georgia expects to use two quarterbacks in opener

Georgia is likely to head into its season opener prepared to play two quarterbacks in the game, coach Mark Richt said Thursday night after the team's third and final scrimmage.

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