Paralyzed golfer tells youths to never give up on dream

AIKEN - When Dennis Walters was lying in a hospital bed after an accident in 1974, he thought his dream of golf career was over.
By John Boyette

The Bus stops for Boy Scouts dinner in Augusta

Jerome Bettis described the phone call announcing his election into the Pro Football Hall of Fame as "amazing."
By Chris Gay

Capitals shut out Rangers

WASHINGTON - Braden Holtby made 30 saves for his second career playoff shutout and Jay Beagle scored his first goal of this postseason, giving the Washington Capitals a 1-0 victory.
By Howard Fendrich

Craig Counsell hired as Brewers manager after dismal start

MILWAUKEE - Craig Counsell enjoyed a solid but unspectacular major league career, hitting .255 over 16 seasons. He is confident he will have more success as a manager.
By Rich Rovito

Former Braves have big night to lift Phillies

ATLANTA - Jeff Francoeur had four hits and drove in two runs, Aaron Harang allowed one run over six innings and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Atlanta Braves 5-2.
By Charles Odum

Newcastle in a free fall as fans continue to voice their displeasure

LONDON - There was a time when Newcastle owner Mike Ashley gave the impression, in public at least, that he cared about the team and that it was more than just a profit-making offshoot of his sports retail empire.
By Rob Harris

Panthers will play for state tennis title

The Lakeside boys tennis team beat River Ridge, 3-0, on Monday afternoon, advancing to Saturday's finals of the GHSA Class AAAAA boys state tennis tournament.
By Scott Rouch

Braves get 2nd shutout of season

ATLANTA - Julio Teheran gave up just three singles in six sharp innings and the Atlanta Braves beat the Cincinnati Reds 5-0 Sunday for a split of the four-game series.

Grimes leads Shorebirds past GreenJackets

Delmarva's Matthew Grimes, a Georgia Tech product, threw five one-hit innings before allowing three runs in the sixth, leading the Shorebirds to a 5-3 win over the Augusta GreenJackets on Sunday.
By David Lee

Baffert has different outlook after latest Derby win

After posing for pictures, there was American Pharoah, munching on carrots from the hands of onlookers as his trainer nonchalantly chatted with the crowd.
By Bill Marshall

Michaux: Dent won't forget a man like Brown

Jim Dent will never forget the example of Pete Brown in the cars and rooms and fairways they shared on the PGA Tour.
By Scott Michaux

Clemson quarterback on track for full recovery

COLUMBIA - Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson believes he won't miss a beat despite sitting out all spring after knee ligament surgery.
By Pete Iacobelli

McIlroy sitting on top of the world right now

SAN FRANCISCO - Rory McIlroy has won two of the last three World Golf Championships he has played. He joined Tiger Woods (29) and Jack Nicklaus (17) as the only players to have won 10 times on the PGA Tour at age 25 or younger.
By Doug Ferguson

Kentucky Derby win raises expectations for American Pharoah

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Trainer Bob Baffert barely had 14 hours to digest his Kentucky Derby victory with American Pharoah before hearing the inevitable question.

Warriors' Curry wins NBA MVP award

OAKLAND, Calif. - Some called him too small. Others too fragile. Now, Stephen Curry has a new label: NBA MVP.
By Antonio Gonzalez

Column: Earnhardt back in victory lane and happier than ever

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - There was a nearly five-year period for Dale Earnhardt Jr. when being a famous race car driver wasn't all glitz and glamour.
By Jenna Fryer

Rule change allows draftees to be traded

NEW YORK - Major League Baseball and the players' association have agreed to change the rule that has kept first-round pick Trea Tur­ner from joining his new team after a trade.

Wizards look to continue their road success

The Washington Wizards are right at home on the road.
By Paul Newberry

49ers fullback is charged with misdemeanor vandalism

San Francisco 49ers fullback Bruce Miller has been charged with misdemeanor vandalism after he was investigated in a domestic case stemming from an argument with his girlfriend.

Augusta bullpen woes continue in loss

The Augusta GreenJackets gave up three runs between the ninth and 10th as the Delmarva Shorebirds won 4-3 in 10 innings Monday night.
By David Lee


In Milledgeville, Ga., Georgia College scored in every inning but two and overcame Georgia Regents’ six-run second inning to win 18-8 on Sunday to take the series.

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Doctors Hospital sues state

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