Patriots sweep Lions in state playoffs

Westside beat Central (Carrollton) in the second round of the state playoffs, winning a doubleheader.
By Wayne Staats

Lackey taking over as Evans coach

Laney football coach Lemuel Lackey is Evans' new coach.
By Wayne Staats

Arenado slugs way to league award

Augusta GreenJackets third baseman Jonah Arenado has been on a tear over the past 13 games, resulting in the South Atlantic League's Player of the Week award.
By David Lee

Spartans on playoff push in soccer

The Glenn Hills boys soccer team is enjoying a successful season that still isn't done yet. The Spartans not only won the Region 3-AAA title, but they also beat Towers 3-2 in the first round of the Class AAA state playoffs.
By Wayne Staats

Rockets coach rips team after lackluster performance

Kevin McHale ripped through the core of his entire Houston Rockets team, his language succinctly getting to the point.

McIlroy looking to end Britain's drought at Players

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. - A native of the British Isles hasn't won The Players Championship since Sandy Lyle in 1987. 
By Garry Smits

Latest win at Hilton Head Island boosts Furyk's hall chances

Jim Furyk went from being on the cusp of World Golf Hall of Fame conversation to being closer to a certainty when he won at Hilton Head Island, S.C.
By Doug Ferguson

Miller, Braves rout Phillies

ATLANTA - Shelby Miller threw his third career shutout, Freddie Freeman and Kelly Johnson hit homers to spoil Chad Billingsley's first start in more than two years, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 9-0 on Tuesday night.
By Charles Odum

Blackhawks seize command of series

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Patrick Kane scored in the first period for Chicago, and Corey Crawford and the Blackhawks made the star's goal stand up for a 1-0 win over the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday.

Johnson denies he let Earnhardt Jr. win

Jimmie Johnson says it's "ridiculous" to think he allowed Dale Earnhardt Jr. to win at Talladega on Sunday.
By Jenna Fryer

NASCAR sponsorships more than just money

Replacing the GoDaddy sponsorship on Danica Patrick's car next season involves more than writing a $20 million check.
By Don Coble
Scott Michaux

Tiger Woods trumps all storylines

Tiger Woods might actually be a more captivating figure now than he was at his peak, trying to pull himself up from the darkest depths of his career. 

Clemson quarterback on track for full recovery

COLUMBIA - Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson believes he won't miss a beat despite sitting out all spring after knee ligament surgery.
By Pete Iacobelli

Big 12 commissioner backs off title game talk

PHOENIX - The Big 12 has tapped the brakes on the conference championship game talk.
By Bob Baum

Dahlberg: Pacquiao's camp deceived fans by hiding injury

What fans got Saturday night was a one-armed Manny Pacquiao chasing Floyd Mayweather Jr. around the ring for 12 rounds.
By Tim Dahlberg

Thomas to work as executive for WNBA's Liberty

Isiah Thomas is working for Madison Square Garden Chairman James Dolan again - this time to run the WNBA's New York Liberty.
By Doug Feinberg

Electronics change clubhouse atmosphere

Baseball is an atypical workplace but just as prone to the proliferation of smartphones and tablet computers as any social or professional setting. 
By Dave Campbell

Future still unclear for former LSU standout

Teams became apprehensive about drafting him when Baton Rouge Police said they wanted to interview him about the shooting death of a pregnant woman he knew.

Hawks handle Wall-less Wizards, even series

ATLANTA - DeMarre Carroll scored 22 points, Kyle Korver bounced back from a miserable first half and the top-seeded Atlanta Hawks held off the Washington Wizards 106-90.
By Paul Newberry


Overtime for Wednesday, May 6


In Milledgeville, Ga., Georgia College scored in every inning but two and overcame Georgia Regents’ six-run second inning to win 18-8 on Sunday to take the series.

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