Connecticut golfer Humphrey leads at Sage Valley

Theo Humphrey shot 3-under-par 69 to take a one-shot lead after the first round of the 54-hole Junior Invitational at Sage Valley.
By David Westin

Haydens' gymnasts look to build off surprising win

When Taylor Dizon, Kaylen Gay, Reagan Joiner and Montana Mosher finished their routines, they knew they did well. How well was another story.
By Chris Gay

Wild 3-pointer propels Hawks past Pacers

ATLANTA — As the final seconds ticked off the clock, the Atlanta Hawks celebrated and their fans serenaded the Indiana Pacers with chants of “Overrated!” Game 3 did nothing to change that perception.  
By Paul Newberry

Former Clemson golfer breaks record, leads by two

AVONDALE, La. - Ben Martin treated a tiny gallery to a course-record round, shooting 10-under-par 62 on Thursday in the first round of the Zurich Classic of New Orleans.
By Brett Martel

Heritage seeks extension on sponsorship

The Heritage and the PGA Tour have meet with lead sponsors Royal Bank of Canada and Boeing about extending their backing past the five-year deal that ends in 2016.
By Pete Iacobelli

Lincoln County's Campbell to announce a "significant change"

Lincoln County football coach Larry Campbell will announce a "significant chance" in the athletic program during a Friday news conference.
By Wayne Staats

Fishing page remains popular 30 years later

The fishing page in The Augusta Chronicle is in its 30th year, and has proven so popular with readers that it's still being produced by Fishing Editor Bill Baab 14 years after he retired as outdoor editor in 2000.
By Bill Baab

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

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
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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.

Bid to unionize to be reviewed

WASHINGTON - The National Labor Relations Board has granted Northwestern University's request that it review its ruling that football players at the university are essentially employees of the school with full collective bargaining rights.

NFL plans to discuss expanded playoffs

The NFL will discuss expanded playoffs at the owners' meetings in Atlanta in May.

Track hopes 'Track Takeover" is a hit

Richmond International Raceway's "Track Takeover" promotion to debut on Saturday.

Overtime

In Ozark, Ala., Demonta Streeter’s RBI single in the ninth inning broke a tie Thursday and lifted Paine College to a 5-4 victory over Claflin.

Quiros, Dyson lead in China; Guan four back

SHENZHEN, China - Alvaro Quiros and Simon Dyson each shot 5-under-par 67 to share the lead after the first round of the China Open on Thursday. Fifteen-year-old Tianlang Guan shot 71.

Phelps finishes second in first final since coming out of retirement

MESA, Ariz. - Michael Phelps lost in the first final of his comeback after a 20-month retirement.
By Beth Harris

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Augusta man gets life without parole in killing

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