Whitfield prepares to step back in to the ring

Ray Whitfield didn't put his boxing career on hold nearly five years ago to pursue another position or chase another dream. The Augusta resident did it to save the Augusta Boxing Club.
By John Boyette

Cavaliers rout Hawks, take 2-0 series lead

ATLANTA - LeBron James scored 30 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers took total command of the Eastern Conference final even without injured star Kyrie Irving, routing the Atlanta Hawks 94-82.
By Paul Newberry

Paulino's triple lifts GreenJackets in 10th

Cristian Paulino smacked a walk-off, two-run triple in the bottom of the 10th as the Green­Jackets rallied past the Tour­ists 7-6 on Friday night at Lake Olmstead Stadium.
By David Lee

Ryan Braun leads Brewers' rout over Braves

ATLANTA - Ryan Braun homered and drove in four runs, four Milwaukee pitchers combined to hold Atlanta to three hits, and the Brewers beat the Braves 11-0 on Friday night.
By George Henry

SEC agenda to focus on keeping level playing field

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The Southeastern Conference agenda for spring meetings leans heavily toward ensuring other leagues don't have any competitive advantage, either from satellite camps or graduate transfers.
By John Zenor

Augusta's Harbin wins eGolf Gateway Tour event

HIGH POINT, N.C. - Augusta's Dykes Harbin birdied the final two holes to shoot 4-under-par 68 on Friday and win the eGolf Gateway Tour's Willow Creek Open at High Point Country Club-Willow Creek.

Na closes with 'good bogey,' leads at Colonial

FORT WORTH, Texas - Kevin Na went without a bogey in the second round until his final hole Friday, finishing with a 4-under 66 for the lead halfway through soggy Colonial.
By Stephen Hawkins

Savannah losing baseball team to Columbia

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- The owner of the Savannah Sand Gnats announced Thursday that the minor league baseball team would be leaving the city after the current season.
By Eric Curl

Heels beat Tigers in tournament

DURHAM, N.C. - Skye Bolt homered and drove in four runs, and North Carolina beat Clemson 6-3 on Friday in the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament finale for both teams.

Top teams rule final Indy 500 practice

INDIANAPOLIS - Will Power ended the final practice session for the Indiana­polis 500 up front - exactly where he doesn't want to be for most of Sunday's race.
By Jenna Fryer

Coca-Cola 600 hinges on who takes advantage of 'aero-push'

CONCORD, N.C. - Kevin Harvick believes success and failure in Sunday's Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway is more reliant on the laws of physics than the skills of a driver and crew.
By Don Coble

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Rangers dominate, even series

TAMPA, Fla. - Henrik Lundqvist stopped 38 shots to rebound from two subpar performances and help the New York Rangers shut down the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-1 on Friday night in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals.
By Fred Goodall

Rafael Nadal has a long road ahead of him at French open

PARIS - The tennis equivalent of climbing three mountains, just to reach the Roland Garros final. Never have the obstacles loomed so large between Rafael Nadal and another trophy on the red clay of Paris. Friday's draw could hardly have been more unkind for the nine-time champion whose confidence and reign as "King of Clay" look shaky.
By John Leicester

Injured driver posts photo from hospital

James Hinchcliffe was smiling and dressed in a hospital gown in his first photo since the brutal crash that knocked him out of the Indianapolis 500.

Commodores, Gators rout Tide, Razorbacks in SEC Tournament

HOOVER, Ala. - Vanderbilt pounded out 19 hits, including eight doubles, to easily beat Alabama 16-1 on Friday in the Southeastern Conference Tournament.

Goodell will not recuse himself from Brady's appeal hearing

NEW YORK - Roger Goodell will hear Tom Brady's appeal of his four-game suspension for his role in the deflated footballs scandal.

McIlroy misses the cut at BMW PGA Championship after firing 78

Rory McIlroy missed the cut at the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth on Friday after an erratic 6-over-par 78 at the European Tour's flagship event.

Goalies have been a key part of Ducks, Blackhawks' series

CHICAGO - The NHL's hottest real estate in May is about 30 square feet in front of each goal. You have to fight to get there, and it is quite difficult to stay in place after you arrive.
By Jay Cohen

US delegation to visit IOC about 2024 Boston bid

LONDON - Boston and U.S. Olympic leaders will travel to Switzerland next week to sound out the IOC about their struggling candidacy for the 2024 Summer Games amid a leadership shake-up at the top of the bid.
By Stephen Wilson

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