Golden Hawks sweep Eagles

With A.J. Gray's late score, Washington County's boys beat Josey after the girls did the same.
By Wayne Staats

Lady Cavaliers win late, Wildcats cruise

The Augusta Prep Lady Cavaliers beat Westminster 35-33 while the Wildcats defeated Augusta Prep, 46-34, Tuesday night.
By Scott Rouch

Ex-Laney star scores 21 points as Baylor rolls

FORT WORTH, Texas - Former Laney star Khadijiah Cave added a career-high 21 points as No. 3 Baylor stretched its winning streak to 18 in a row.

Patriots take air out of controversy

PHOENIX- New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft's pre-emptive strike the previous night took the issue of air pressure in footballs on Super Bowl Media Day and, well, deflated it.
By Barry Wilner

Bulldogs win fifth SEC game in a row

ATHENS, Ga. - Marcus Thornton added 14 and Georgia stretched its Southeastern Conference winning streak to five in a row with a 70-62 victory.

Grizzlies rout Mavericks

DALLAS - Zach Randolph had 22 points and 10 rebounds as the Memphis Grizzlies cruised to a 109-90 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday night.

Woods all smiles again

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - Tiger Woods was all smiles Tuesday - and with a full set of teeth.
By Doug Ferguson

Paine baseball expects more success

Paine endured the growing pains of a starting lineup featuring several freshmen last season. The Lions remain young, but they have higher expectations with more experience.
By David Lee

Wie hopes to stay healthy this season

Michelle Wie is one of eight top-10 players in the field for this week's season-opening LPGA Tour event.

Islanders dominate Rangers

UNIONDALE, N.Y. - Jaroslav Halak stopped 40 shots, falling 8.1 seconds short of his second consecutive shutout of the New York Rangers, and the Islanders beat their biggest rivals.

Ganassi deflects spotlight

Chip Ganassi is the primary owner of a sports car team that's won five championships, two IndyCar teams that have won 10 championships and two NASCAR teams that still are trying to make a breakthrough.
By Don Coble
Scott Michaux

New wave of Australian punters arrives in the U.S.

Both Hornsey and Hackett honed the punting craft at Nathan Chapman’s Prokick Australia school in Melbourne, and their success fuels a pipeline of graduates to U.S. colleges.
College Baseball Preview

Paine expects more success after growing pains of last season

"The Augusta Chronicle" provides a three-part preview series of the college baseball season.

A-Rod might not get $6 million from Yankees

The New York Yankees are thinking about not making a $6 million payment to Alex Rodriguez if he hits six home runs and ties Willie Mays at 660.

Palace Malice will work Friday morning

Horse racing fans only have a few more days to see Palace Malice in action at the Aiken Training Track.
By John Boyette

Vickers ready to race again

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Brian Vickers is eager to get back on the racetrack and prove he still has what it takes to win Sprint Cup races following emergency open heart surgery.
By Steve Reed

Mickelson excited about U.S. Ryder Cup future

Phil Mickelson is more interested in the next decade or two in the Ryder Cup, not what happened the last time in Gleneagles.

Seahawk says team is hated for backing up smack talk

Seattle defensive end Michael Bennett believes America doesn't appreciate his team.

Carroll evolved after being fired by Patriots

PHOENIX - Looking back at the championships he won at Southern California and the Super Bowl title, Pete Carroll can see exactly where the foundation was built.

Allenby wonders why blame being put on him

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - A defiant and at times angry Robert Allenby stood by his story that he was robbed and beaten in Honolulu.
By Doug Ferguson

Tuesday's high school basketball box scores

High school basketball boxes for Tuesday, Jan. 27

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Queen takes Classic Open crown

Aboard TGI Playtime, Skip Queen marked the highest score of the show this week - 228 - to claim the Classic Open finals Friday night at James Brown Arena.
By Chris Gay

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Funding for homeless down slightly

Federal funding for local homeless programs decreased by $552 this year compared to 2014, which community leaders hope to offset in the future by expanding the city's homeless count into south ...