Auburn survives South Carolina's upset bid

AUBURN, Ala. - Behind 167 rushing yards from senior Cameron Artis-Payne - and a pair of fourth-quarter interceptions by Jonathan Jones - No. 5 Auburn escaped with a 42-35 victory at Jordan-Hare Stadium.
By Doug Stutsman

Michaux: With playoff ahead, regular season is even more entertaining

Considering football players are the modern-day gladiators, risking extended life and limb for our amusement, the famous Russell Crowe line from Gladiator seems appropriate at this stage of the playoff era. Are you not entertained?
By Scott Michaux

Giants break through to even series

SAN FRANCISCO - Hunter Pence and former Augusta GreenJacket Pablo Sandoval charged up a pulsating crowd with their shouts and swings, and the San Francisco Giants surged past the Kansas City Royals 11-4.
By Ronald Blum

Jackets romp past mistake-prone Panthers

PITTSBURGH - Broderick Snoddy ran for 82 yards and three touchdowns and Georgia Tech took advantage of six Pittsburgh turnovers in a 56-28 win on Saturday.
By Will Graves

Eagles run over Panthers

ATLANTA - Matt Breida ran for 201 yards and four touchdowns, including a 75-yarder on the opening play of the second half, leading Georgia Southern to a 69-31 win over Georgia State on Saturday.
By Donald Heath

Tigers outlast Orange in slugfest

CLEMSON, S.C. - Cole Stoudt threw for 209 yards and a touchdown, Ammon Lakip had three field goals and No. 21 Clemson won its fifth in a row with a 16-6 victory over Syracuse on Saturday night.
By Pete Iacobelli

Lions fall on road

FORT VALLEY, Ga. - Fort Valley State topped Paine in a low-scoring tussle 23-10 on Saturday in the Wildcats' homecoming game.
By James Simpson II

Georgia Regents tops USC Aiken in volleyball

Georgia Regents' volleyball team continued its unexpected success with a victory over USC Aiken.
By Chris Gay

Predators bask in first region football title

The Predators are region champions for the first time after Friday’s 36-14 win against McCormick.

Pavey: The rut is on

I didn't put any venison in the freezer last week but I got my question answered. The rut is on.
By Rob Pavey

LSU hands No. 3 Mississippi first loss

BATON ROUGE, La. - Bo Wallace's pass was intercepted by Ronald Martin in the final seconds, and No. 3 Mississippi lost for the first time this season, 10-7 to 24th-ranked LSU on Saturday night.
By Brett Martel

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Harvick must make up ground

MARTINSVILLE, Va. - Kevin Harvick has picked his way through traffic before at Martinsville Speedway, never when the stakes were so high.

Will MacKenzie, Andrew Svoboda share McGladrey Classic lead

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. - Will MacKenzie made a hole-in-one on the sixth hole that hardly anyone saw and finished with a 45-foot birdie putt that gave him 5-under-par 65 and a share of the lead with Andrew Svoboda (66 on Saturday) going into the final round of the McGladrey Classic.

Top 25: No. 8 Spartans rout rival Wolverines

EAST LANSING, Mich. - Jeremy Langford ran for 177 yards and three touchdowns, and No. 8 Michigan State trounced rival Michigan again, 35-11 on Saturday.

SEC Roundup: No. 1 Bulldogs hang on

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Dak Prescott accounted for three touchdowns, Josh Robinson ran for two scores and top-ranked Mississippi State beat Kentucky 45-31 on Saturday.

S.C. State tops Bethune-Cookman with late touchdown

ORANGEBURG, S.C. - Adrian Kollock Jr. hit Austin Smith in stride on a 49-yard touchdown pass with 33 seconds remaining to give South Carolina State a 20-14 victory over Bethune-Cookman on Saturday.

ACC Roundup: Tar Heels rally past Cavs

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - Mitch Trubisky threw a 16-yard touchdown pass on his only play of the game, giving North Carolina its first lead with 4:05 remaining, and the Tar Heels stunned Virginia 28-27 on Saturday.

Eagles' line paves way for big day

ATLANTA - Georgia Southern's offensive linemen like to give running back Matt Breida a number to shoot for in each game. Saturday afternoon against Georgia State, that number was 169.
By Donald Heath

Overtime

In Albany, Ga., the West­minster girls cross country team won the Georgia Independent School Assoc­iation Class AAA state title Saturday at Darton College.

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