Knights outlast Warriors

LOUISVILLE, Ga. - Pace Academy scored with 7 seconds left to inch past Jefferson County 57-50 in a wild second-round game in the Class AA playoffs Friday night.
By David Lee

Irish roll on after injury to Garnett

With Ruben Garnett sidelined for most of the game, Daniel Lindsey stepped up with four touchdowns as Aquinas defeated St. Francis 42-28 in the first round of the Class A private state playoffs.  
By Wayne Staats

Golden Hawks prevail on 'off night'

SANDERSVILLE, Ga. — In an uncharacteristic off night offensively, No. 1 Washington County still “survived and advanced” with a 31-7 victory over Callaway in the second round of the Class AAA playoffs.
By Scott Michaux

Yellow Jackets' rally falls short

FLORENCE, S.C. - South Florence exploded for 24 points in the second quarter on their way to a 38-23 victory over North Augusta on Friday in the Class 4A Division II playoffs at Memorial Stadium.
By Lou Bezjak

Chubb has attention of Bucs coach

ATHENS, Ga. - Jamey Chadwell has confidence his Charleston Southern players won't be awed by their first visit to No. 9 Georgia.
By Charles Odum

Spurrier isn't taking foe lightly

COLUMBIA - South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier is worried about facing South Alabama and believes his Gamecocks should be, too.
By Pete Iacobelli

Lady Wolfpack surprise Lady Wildcats

Greenbrier got a key defensive play late to pick up a 56-50 win over perennial state title contending Laney in the Lady Wolf­pack's Queens of the Court tournament Friday night.
By Scott Rouch

Pacquiao in need of a signature win

MACAU — Boxing is a hurt business, as Manny Pacquiao found out when he ended up face down on the canvas after being knocked out just three fights ago by Juan Manuel Marquez.
By Tim Dahlberg

The NFL needs to realign the divisions

The NFL should seriously consider realignment so some division winners with losing records don't play host to playoff games.
By Paul Newberry

Bills leave Buffalo for Monday's game in Detroit

BUFFALO, N.Y. - The Bills are leaving snowbound Buffalo behind for Detroit to play their "home" game against the New York Jets on Monday night.
By John Wawrow

Goodell won't hear Peterson's appeal

MINNEAPOLIS - Adrian Peterson's hearing for the appeal of his suspension will be held on Dec. 2. And it will not be in front of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.
By Jon Krawczynski

Parel misses out on conditional status

WINTER GARDEN, Fla. - Augusta's Scott Parel came up a stroke short of getting in a playoff to gain conditional status on the Champions Tour on Friday.

Swinney defends struggling QB

COLUMBIA - Clemson coach Dabo Swinney has a message for those fans who want to take out the Tigers recent offensive slowdown on quarterback Cole Stoudt: Get a life.
By Pete Iacobelli

Stenson takes over World Tour Championship lead

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Henrik Stenson birdied two of his closing three holes to seize a two-shot lead over first-round co-leader Rory McIlroy and two others in the second round of the World Tour Championship on Friday.

Teague propels Hawks

ATLANTA - Jeff Teague scored a season-high 28 points and the Atlanta Hawks recovered after blowing a 19-point lead to beat the Detroit Pistons 99-89 on Friday night.

Notre Dame women cruise to win

SOUTH BEND, Ind. - Jewell Loyd scored 20 points to lead No. 3 Notre Dame to an 88-53 win over Chattanooga.

Islanders edge Penguins

PITTSBURGH - Kyle Okposo scored in the third round of the shootout, sending the New York Islanders to a 5-4 victory over the Pitts­burgh Penguins on Friday night.

Florida needs overtime to win

GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Michael Frazier II scored 16 of his 21 points after halftime, and No. 8 Florida rallied to beat Louisiana-Monroe 61-56 in overtime Friday night.


In Wingate, N.C., Georgia Regents' most successful season in school history ended with a 3-1 loss to Wingate in the NCAA Division II Southeastern Regional semifinals on Friday night.

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