Dooley, Irish celebrate title

Legendary Georgia coach Vince Dooley spoke during Aquinas' ring ceremony Wednesday.
By Wayne Staats

Rebels pick Hillary as head coach

Antwaun Hillary was announced as Strom Thurmond's new head coach on Wednesday.
By Wayne Staats

Pinehurst changes bring rave reviews

The contrast between the season's first and second major venues will never be more stark than when the U.S. Open returns to a restored Pinehurst No. 2 in June.
By Scott Michaux

Suns rally again to knock off GreenJackets

Hagerstown scored one in the ninth and two in the 13th to beat Augusta 5-3 on Wednesday night at Lake Olmstead Stadium, rallying past the GreenJackets for the second night in a row.
By David Lee

Junior Invitational golfers eyeing No. 1 spot

GRANITEVILLE — Hovering around the top of the various junior golf rankings, 16-year-old Brad Dalke said a win this week at the Junior Invitational at Sage Valley – considered a major in junior golf – could boost him to No. 1.
By Chris Gay

Gattis propels Braves past Marlins

ATLANTA - Pinch-hitter Evan Gattis broke an eighth-inning tie with a two-run double off A.J. Ramos, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins 3-1 Wednesday for their ninth win in 12 games.
By George Henry

Falcons to open regular season against Saints

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Falcons will open the regular season playing host to NFC South rival New Orleans on Sept. 7 and have prime-time games against Tampa Bay and Green Bay.

Wolfpack, Lady Panthers take home titles

The Greenbrier High School boys soccer team and the Lakeside girls soccer team won the Region 2-AAAAA title at Blanchard Woods Park Wednesday night.
By Scott Rouch

Hawks have dominated Pacers in Atlanta

The Indiana Pacers need to prove they're really back on track - at a place where they haven't had much success over the years.
By Paul Newberry

Earnhardt Jr. is among early winners

While there's plenty of time for the early-season winners on the Sprint Cup Series to fall and the losers to turn things around, last week's break does allow for progress report.
By Don Coble

Heat hold off Bobcats for 2-0 lead

MIAMI - LeBron James scored 32 points and added eight assists, Chris Bosh scored 20 points and the Miami Heat held on to beat the Charlotte Bobcats 101-97 on Wednesday night to take a 2-0 lead.
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Aldridge's 43 lifts Blazers over Rockets

HOUSTON — LaMarcus Aldridge scored 43 points and Damian Lillard made six free throws down the stretch to give the Portland Trail Blazers a 112-105 win over the Houston Rockets.

Kane leads Blackhawks past Blues in OT

CHICAGO — Patrick Kane scored his second goal of the game at 11:17 of overtime, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the St. Louis Blues 4-3 on Wednesday night to even their first-round playoff series at two games apiece.

Augusta State's golf titles to be chronicled in book

"From Castoffs to Champions" (Rodale, 2015) is a collaborative effort between former Augusta State golf coach Josh Gregory and Augusta author Tripp Bowden.
By David Westin

Swan Racing makes moves, remains afloat

STATESVILLE, N.C. - Troubled NASCAR team Swan Racing has found a home for driver Cole Whitt and is keeping Parker Kligerman under contract.

Clemson coach not changing following complaint about religion

CLEMSON, S.C. - Clemson coach Dabo Swinney said Wednesday he wouldn't change procedures after a letter of complaint expressing concerns about the football program's connection to the coach's religion.
By Pete Iacobelli

Wrigley Field hits the century mark

For Wrigley Field, it really was the party of a century.
By Andrew Seligman

'Hyper' Horschel at ease in Louisiana

There's something about the rhythm of life in the Big Easy that appeals to Billy Horschel, who acknowledges that he can be a little "hyper" for even his own liking on the PGA Tour.

Phelps relaxed as he begins comeback

MESA, Ariz. - Michael Phelps is making a comeback after nearly two years out of the pool for the simplest of reasons: He missed the sport that has been his entire life.
By Beth Harris

Super Bowl champion Seahawks, Packers to open NFL season

As Super Bowl champions, the Seattle Seahawks get to kick off the NFL's regular season by playing host to the Green Bay Packers on Sept. 4.

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