Olympic hopeful has found home in Augusta

Georgia Regents graduate assistant cross country/track coach Pardon Ndhlovu has qualified to represent his home country, Zimbabwe, in the marathon in the 2016 Olympics.
By Chris Gay

Rookie Wisler, Braves end drought against Nationals

ATLANTA — A.J. Pierzynski and Juan Uribe hit back-to-back homers in the fourth inning and the Atlanta Braves beat the Washington Nationals 4-1 on Wednesday night.

US women ride defense to final

MONTREAL - It used to be that the U.S. women's national team was known more for its fierce attack. For the Women's World Cup in Canada, the Americans are finding success with a locked-down defense.
By Anne M. Peterson

Border Bowl Combine set for July 18

All local high school football seniors are welcome to participate in the Border Bowl Combine on July 18.
By Wayne Staats

Woods tries to find game

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. - In its infancy, The Greenbrier Classic was friendly to first-time winners and re-energized the careers of veterans who had been stuck in a rut. Tiger Woods will take anything positive at this point.
By John Raby

Japan advances on own goal by England

EDMONTON, Alberta - Laura Bassett scored into her own net during second-half stoppage time, giving Japan a 2-1 victory over England in a Women's World Cup semifinal.
By John Wawrow

Expect a wild ride from Busch in his bid to make Chase

Now comes the hard part for Kyle Bucsh - being in the top 30 in points after the next 10 races.
By Don Coble

Tour de France begins Saturday with tough course

PARIS - The Tour de France is like a good bouillabaisse, the traditional Mediterranean seafood stew. Take out one ingredient, and it does not taste the same.
By Samuel Petrequin

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Love, Cavaliers come to terms

After all the speculation and intrigue surrounding Kevin Love's foray into the free agent market, the star power forward ended up right where he said he would all along - in Cleveland.

Busch brothers thrilled by historic 1-2 finish

Brothers have raced against each other since the very first NASCAR race in 1949. But last Sunday's finish at Sonoma Raceway with Kyle Busch and Kurt Busch was the first time brothers finished one-two.
By Don Coble

Messi, Argentina seek breakthrough

CONCEPCION, Chile - Lionel Messi is a step closer to finally breaking through with Argentina.
By Pablo Elias Giussani

Penguins deal for Maple Leafs' star

The Toronto Maple Leafs sent Phil Kessel to the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday in a blockbuster deal that gives the Penguins a needed boost in its top six.

Williams sisters could be on collision course

LONDON - On a terrific day for U.S. women's Venus and Serena Willaims were among the winners
By Howard Fendrich

Djokovic weathers early storm

LONDON - Down a break at 3-1 in the first set, defending champion Novak Djokovic kept his cool on the hottest day in Wimbledon history.

Overtime

In Savannah, Ga., Brennan Metzger tripled and then scored the go-ahead run on a wild pitch as the Augusta GreenJackets beat the Savannah Sand Gnats 5-2 on Wednesday night.

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Former ANIC chief up for housing, development job

The former head of the struggling Augusta Neighborhood Improvement Corp. turned up Wednesday on Augusta's list of four finalists to head the Augusta Housing and Community Development department.