Wolfpack strike early, often in semifinal win

Greenbrier beat Richmond Academy 6-1 Friday night, advancing to the Region 2-AAAAA boys soccer tournament final.
By Scott Rouch

Braves outlast Blue Jays in slugest

TORONTO - Pinch-hitter Jonny Gomes had a tiebreaking home run in the eighth inning, Freddie Freeman added a two-run shot and the Atlanta Braves beat the Toronto Blue Jays 8-7 on Friday night
By Ian Harrison

Merritt upstages Spieth at RBC Heritage

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. - Little-known Troy Merritt one-upped Masters Tournament champion Jordan Spieth at the RBC Heritage.
By Pete Iacobelli

Humboldt State, Nevada players claim singles titles

NORTH AUGUSTA - Humboldt State's Camille Skweir and Nevada's James Proctor claimed the women's and men's singles titles on Friday at the National Collegiate Disc Golf Championships.
By Travis Highfield

Braves turn to timely hits to beat GreenJackets

Rome third baseman Jordan Edgerton had two clutch hits late to lead the Braves past the Augusta GreenJackets 6-3 on Friday night.
By David Lee

Big-time talent set for the CSRA All-Star Basketball Classic

Many of the area's best basketball players will play Saturday in an All-Star game at Paine.
By Wayne Staats

Hawks getting little respect as a title contender

ATLANTA - They won 60 games, which is the accepted NBA standard of greatness. They blew away everyone else in the Eastern Conference - including you, LeBron James.
By Paul Newberry

Lakeside reigns supreme in boys tennis

The Lakeside boys beat Richmond Academy and Greenbrier to win the 2015 Region 2-AAAAA tennis title Friday at Petersburg Racquet Club.
By Scott Rouch

Rogers signs with Brigham Young

ASL and Evans High School swimmer Nathan Rogeres signed to swim for BYU Friday at the Augusta Aquatic Center.
By Scott Rouch Columbia County Bureau

Cubs' Bryant hitless in debut

CHICAGO - Kris Bryant had such a Chicago Cubs-like start to his major league career.
By Brian Sandalow

Tickets for Mayweather - Pacquiao fight aren't available yet

LAS VEGAS - Don't expect to snag a $1,500 nosebleed ticket - or any other ticket - at the box office for the fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao.
By Tim Dahlberg

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Scott Michaux

'Spieth era' begins after Masters victory

There is an underlying sense that everyone is getting a little carried away with the hype following Jordan Spieth’s record-setting roll to the green jacket. 

Jackets have fun, avoid major injuries in spring game

ATLANTA - Coach Paul Johnson was pleased to report that Georgia Tech made it through a rainy spring scrimmage with no major injuries.
By George Henry

Manziel apologizes to team, fans

Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel has expressed remorse and asked for privacy following a 10-week stay in rehab.

Bolt sets his hopes high

RIO DE JANEIRO - Usain Bolt has a few goals left before he retires: He wants to break his own 200-meter world record and do it by running under 19 seconds.
By Stephen Wade

Brazil's athletes are trying to catch up in time for Games

RIO DE JANEIRO - China thrived at the Beijing Games in 2008. Britain excelled in London in 2012. Next year, Brazil will try to show it can produce a historic performance at its home Olympics.
By Tales Azzoni

Kenseth on pole at Bristol

BRISTOL, Tenn. - Matt Kenseth will try for his first win since 2013 when he starts from the pole at Bristol Motor Speedway.

Canadiens win in OT, take 2-0 series lead

MONTREAL - Alex Galchenyuk scored 3:40 into overtime, leading Montreal to a 3-2 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Friday night that gave the Canadiens a 2-0 lead in their first-round playoff series.

Overtime

In St. Simons Island, Ga., South Carolina’s Matt NeSmith is tied for the individual lead after the first round of the Southeastern Conference Championship.

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