Knights slip past rival Wolfpack

Evans answered a tied score late with two key runs and withstood comeback efforts to beat Greenbrier 5-4 on Thursday night.
By David Lee

Reed tied for lead at Barclays

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. - Two days after Patrick Reed broke the gavel during the ceremonial closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange, the former Augusta State star kept a clean card and shot 5-under-par 66 to share the lead with Martin Laird at The Barclays.
By Doug Ferguson

Bears set to make turf debut

WAYNESBORO, Ga. - Fresh artificial turf will be under the feet of Burke County's football players Friday night when they play their home opener against rival Statesboro.
By David Lee

Falcons fall to Dolphins in preseason

ORLANDO, Fla. - Running back Arian Foster had a 2-yard touchdown run in the Miami Dolphins' 17-6 win over the Atlanta Falcons on Thursday night.
By Terrance Harris

Watson sets sights on another big year

CLEMSON, S.C. - Deshaun Watson doesn't need much more than his tight circle of family, friends and teammates when prepping for the season, even one where the Clemson quarterback could very well be the face of college football.
By Pete Iacobelli

North Augusta's Bell named player of the week

North Augusta junior defensive back DeJuan Bell returned two interceptions for touchdowns in the Yellow Jackets' 41-16 win over Lakeside.
By David Lee

Putin questions IOC's morals over Russian ban

MOSCOW - Russian President Vladimir Putin attacked the ban on his country from the Rio de Janeiro Paralympics as immoral and inhumane Thursday, while six Russian athletes launched a bid to compete at next month's games as individuals.
By James Ellingworth

Blatter says he will accept verdict of his appeal

LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter arrived for a marathon appeal hearing against a six-year ban from soccer Thursday, pledging to accept the verdict of the Court of Arbitration for Sport.
By Graham Dunbar

Harrison, Matthews, Peppers meet with NFL

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison and Green Bay Packers defensive players Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers met this week with NFL investigators looking into allegations linking them to performance-enhancing drugs, the players' union said Thursday.
By Barry Wilner
Prep Football

Dream 16 Profiles

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Michaux: Lincoln County looks to restore order

The Red Devils have been stuck in a relative rut that has folks in Lincolnton feeling out of sorts.

Baab: McDuffie Public Fishing Area to be open all week

Starting Labor Day, the seven-pond McDuffie Public Fishing Area near Dearing, Georgia will be open all week for the first time in five years.
By Bill Baab

Friday's High School Football Capsules

A look at the top area high school football games this week.

Tennessee team advances to U.S. title game

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - Zach McWilliams hit a grand slam in the fourth inning, RJ Moore struck out five in two relief innings and Goodlettsville, Tenn., beat Bowling Green, Ky., 8-4 on Thursday night for a spot in the U.S. championship game of the Little League Series.

White named Auburn's starting QB

Sean White is Auburn's starting quarterback in the opener against No. 2 Clemson.

Chargers coach on Bosa: 'We all want him here'

A day after the Chargers took their contract dispute with rookie defensive end Joey Bosa public, San Diego coach Mike McCoy had nice things to say about the former Ohio State star.

Blistering hot start has Lewis in tie for lead at European Tour event

FARSO, Denmark - Tom Lewis flirted with the first 59 in European Tour history Thursday until three late bogeys made him settle for 9-under-par 62 and a three-way tie atthe Made In Denmark tournament.

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