Lady Wildcats are again the team to beat

The Laney girls basketball team won a state title this past season. Could the Lady Wildcats do it again?
By Wayne Staats

No. 10 Gonzaga rolls past Washington

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas - Kyle Wiltjer had 24 points and Domantas Sabonis added 17, sending No. 10 Gonzaga past Washington 80-64 in the first round of the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament.

Marshall brothers square off for first time

Marshall brothers square off for first time when Georgia takes on Georgia Tech
By Marc Weiszer

Menger was Mr. Clutch for Georgia Tech in the 1950s

Johnny Menger doesn't like to put a spotlight on his athletic achievements at Georgia Tech, and he really doesn't need to.
By Travis Highfield

Mustangs enter confident after state title

Midland Valley's boys basketball team lost some key pieces from last season's state title team, but the Mustangs remain confident with a stable of shooters and athletes.
By David Lee

Warriors' record start is tied to values

OAKLAND, Calif. - Even though he hasn't been in his usual spot on the bench, ailing coach Steve Kerr has contributed plenty to Golden State's record start.
By Janie McCauley

Panthers looks to stay perfect in Thanksgiving debut

ARLINGTON, Texas - Carolina coach Ron Rivera sees a Dallas team on the verge of a run with Tony Romo back and trying to keep the Cowboys in the playoff picture. 

Busch's road to the Sprint Cup title was a bumpy one

HOMESTEAD, Fla. - Now that he's won the Sprint Cup Series championship, Kyle Busch has been able to admit the difficulties - and doubt - that came with the injuries.
By Don Coble

Kisner breaks through with win, top 20 ranking

Hardly anyone knew Aiken's Kevin Kisner going into this year, but they do now.
By Doug Ferguson

Fritz denies being in contact with Iowa State

Georgia Southern coach Willie Fritz refuted a report saying he has been contacted by Iowa State about the Cyclones' head coaching job.

More televised events could help luge gain traction in US

Luge goes largely unnoticed in the United States outside of the Olympics, but that could change.
By John Kekis
Prep Football Scoreboard

South Carolina's Cooper to skip his senior year

Saturday's game against Clemson will be more than just South Carolina's final chance to salvage its season. It also will be wide receiver Pharoh Cooper's final game with the Gamecocks.

IndyCar takes steps to reduce crash debris

Three months after Justin Wilson's death at Pocono Raceway, IndyCar is taking steps to reduce crash debris and improve safety.

Georgia women romp past Georgia Southern

ATHENS, Ga. - Merritt Hempe scored 20 points to lead Georgia to a 75-28 blowout win over Georgia Southern on Tuesday night.
Scott Michaux

Georgia's Trippi was a thorn in the side of Georgia Tech in the mid-1940s

The Yellow Jackets were 9-0 and ranked No. 2 in the country when Trippi and fellow legend Frank Sinkwich delivered a 34-0 drubbing in Athens in 1942. 

Sooners, Hawkeyes move into top four

Oklahoma moved into third and Iowa was fourth in the new College Football Playoff rankings as Notre Dame slipped to No. 6. Clemson and Alabama remained the top two teams in the third-to-last committee rankings.
By Ralph D. Russo

War put damper on young Syrian soccer star's future in his homeland

IRBIL, Iraq — Nosheen Hanaan's dream of being on the Syrian national soccer team was torn apart by war.
By Vivian Salama

Teen Ko is LPGA's player of the year

The way Lydia Ko plays, no one believes she's just a teenager.
By Tim Reynolds

UConn celebrates anniversary with rout

HARTFORD, Conn. - Breanna Stewart scored 25 points and top-ranked UConn routed Kansas State 97-57 on Monday night, the 30th anniversary of Geno Auriemma's first game as head coach of the Huskies.

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