Ferris State wins disc golf title in playoff

NORTH AUGUSTA - For the first time, Ferris State walked off the Old Glory course as national champions in the National Collegiate Disc Golf Championships.
By Travis Highfield

Kisner is tied for second at RBC Heritage

HHILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. - Aiken's Kevin Kisner is tied for second place, three shots behind lead Troy Merritt in the RBC Heritage.
By John Boyette

Braves lose their first road game of season

Josh Donaldson went deep for the third time in two days, belting a leadoff shot in the 10th inning that lifted the Blue Jays to a 6-5 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Saturday.

Spring is about college football as well as the Masters

While many of us had our eyes trained on Augusta National and Jordan Spieth's record-setting green jacket campaign, other diehards gathered for that most useless of traditions - spring football games.
By Scott Michaux

Revived Johnson benefits Braves

Braves reliever Jim Johnson has shown some of the best stuff of his career through the first 6 1/3 innings this season, giving Atlanta a solid setup option to Jason Grilli.
By David Lee

Junior Invitational features another strong field

The Junior Invitational at Sage Valley returns this week for the fifth consecutive year, and the field remains as prestigious as ever.
By Chris Gay

Hawks taking Nets seriously in first round

ATLANTA - There's nothing to indicate the Atlanta Hawks will have any trouble with the Brooklyn Nets in the opening round of the NBA playoffs. But Atlanta knows from experience that a No. 8 seed can cause plenty of problems.
By Paul Newberry

Braves teen Albies turns heads

Rome Braves 18-year-old shortstop Ozhaino Albies has created a buzz with an all-around game that has led more than one source to call him the best prospect in Atlanta's system.
By David Lee

Fargas opens eyes early in GreenJackets season

Augusta GreenJackets center fielder Johneshwy Fargas entered the weekend hitting .300 with eight stolen bases while showing solid tools across the board.
By David Lee

Spieth can add jacket to collection

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. - Jordan Spieth earned the most famous garment in golf a week ago. Today, with a little help, he might slip on the loudest jacket in the game.
By John Boyette

Study asserts Georgia does have Lyme disease

The confusing story of Lyme disease in Georgia It's like a book with an uncertain ending - and chapters still to be written.
By Rob Pavey

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Watson says 2016 Masters Tournament might be his last

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. - Two-time Masters Tournament champion Tom Watson says his next visit to play Augusta National might be his last.

Logano leads every lap in winning in Bristol

BRISTOL, Tenn. - Joey Logano led flag-to-flag Saturday to win the Xfinity Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway.

Nearly 100,000 attend Ohio State spring game

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Cardale Jones completed 19 of 42 passes for 304 yards and two touchdowns to Corey Smith in his first collegiate start at home to lead the Gray to a 17-14 win over the Scarlet.

Warriors fend off Pelicans in Game 1

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Stephen Curry scored 34 points with an MVP-worthy performance, and the Golden State Warriors went up big before holding off the New Orleans Pelicans 106-99 in their playoff opener Saturday.

Browne leads Champions Tour event

DULUTH, Ga. - Olin Browne shot a tournament-record 8-under-par 64 on Saturday to take a one-shot lead in the Greater Gwinnett Championship over Bernhard Langer, who also had 64.

Tampa Bay ties up series with Detroit

TAMPA, Fla. - Tampa Bay's Ben Bishop stopped 24 shots for his first NHL playoff victory Saturday, a 5-1 win over Detroit that evened their opening-round Eastern Conference series at one game apiece.

Kenseth still going strong at age 43

Matt Kenseth, 43, has no plans to get out of the race car anytime soon and hopes his pole-winning run at Bristol Motor Speedway will lead to the end of a 51-race winless streak.
By Jenna Fryer

Eagles stressing balance on offense

STATESBORO, Ga. - Georgia Southern's coaches and players are hoping to achieve higher goals in 2015 by getting better in the air and becoming more balanced on offense.
By Donald Heath


In West Lafayette, Ind., Georgia Regents is a distant third after a 36-hole opening day of the Boilermaker Invitational.

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