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

Greenbrier pitcher leads Wolfpack past Evans

Greenbrier High School sophomore pitcher Brianna Butler had the Evans batters stymied from start to finish Thursday night.
By Scott Rouch

Red Devils, Tigers meet again

The Lincoln County-Washington-Wilkes rivalry continues as the Tigers look to even the series.
By Wayne Staats

GreenJackets top Power in duel

Two of the top pitchers in the league toed the same rubber Thursday night as the Augusta GreenJackets beat the West Virginia Power 2-1 at Lake Olmstead Stadium.
By David Lee

Braves feeling the effects of looking to the future

ATLANTA - This was not unexpected. Not after the Atlanta Braves traded away just about anyone with a major league pulse.
By Paul Newberry

Spieth struggles in first round as world No. 1

EDISON, N.J. - The start of the FedEx Cup playoffs brought out the worst score from Jordan Spieth in three months.
By Doug Ferguson

Ex-NBA star Dawkins dies

Darryl Dawkins, whose board-shattering dunks earned him the moniker "Chocolate Thunder" and helped pave the way for breakaway rims, has died. He was 58.
By Tim Reynolds

Thomson's Mance is Player of the Week

After rushing for 155 yards and three touchdowns, Thomson's Billy Mance is the Player of the Week.
By Wayne Staats

The future of recreational fishing in Georgia and South Carolina is bright

The future of recreational fishing in Georgia and South Carolina can be seen in the faces of Mason Peace, Michael Burch, Sean Hall the younger and Kyler McKie.
By Bill Baab

Watson leads Barclays while Spieth exits

EDISON, N.J. -Bubba Watson made a birdie on the 18th hole at Plainfield Country Club for 2-under-par 68 and a one-shot lead at The Barclays going into the weekend at the opening FedEx Cup playoff event.
By Doug Ferguson

Irish stomped by Wolverines

Aquinas struggled in every area of the game in a 30-point home loss to Prince Avenue Christian.
By Wayne Staats

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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.

Five games to watch

Lincoln County is looking to bounce back in the famed “378 War” after losing the past three contests to its rival.

Wilson denies he had concussion against Packers

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson said Thursday he did not suffer a concussion in the NFC championship game against Green Bay, a day after comments in an article in Rolling Stone indicated Wilson may have suffered a head injury.

Lang leads LPGA Tour event in Alabama

PRATTVILLE, Ala. - Brittany Lang birdied five of the first seven holes in windy conditions and shot 7-under-par 65 on Thursday to take the first-round lead in the Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic.

Can Texas Red pull upset against American Pharoah?

Texas Red leads the challengers going up against American Pharoah in the Travers Stakes.
By Bill Marshall

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