Marlins blank Braves

ATLANTA - Jose Fernandez matched his career high with 14 strikeouts in eight innings and combined with Steve Cishek on a three-hitter as the Miami Marlins shut out the Atlanta Braves 1-0 on Tuesday night.
By Charles Odum

Player addresses 2014 Junior Invitational Field

Gary Player, who addressed the 54 participants in this week's Junior Invitational at Sage Valley on Tuesday night, wants golf's future generations to appreciate how good they have it.
By John Boyette

Pacers even series with Hawks

INDIANAPOLIS - Paul George scored 27 points and George Hill had all 15 of his points in the second half, leading the Indiana Pacers to a 101-85 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday night in Game 2 of their first-round playoff series.
By Michael Marot

Razorbacks defeat Mustangs with grand slam

The Cross Creek baseball team advanced to the Region 3-AAAA title game with a 5-4 win Tuesday.
By Wayne Staats

Suns stun GreenJackets with comeback win

Hagerstown scored two in the ninth to beat Augusta 4-3 on Tuesday night.
By David Lee

Lakeside tennis teams roll to second round

The Lakeside High School girls and boys teams were winners in the opening round of the Georgia High School Association Class AAAAA state tennis tournament Tuesday.
By Scott Rouch Columbia County Bureau

Conner signs with Georgia Regents

Grovetown High School catcher Kendyl Conner signed to play softball for Georgia Regents on Tuesday.
By Scott Rouch Columbia County Bureau

Manager fired by Manchester United

David Moyes was fired by Manchester United on Tuesday after exhausting the patience and losing the support of the club's American owners, the Glazer family.
By Steve Douglas

Next young star might be in Junior Invitational field

GRANITEVILLE - Several players at the Junior Invitational at Sage Valley say they are motivated by the success of young pros.
By Chris Gay
Scott Michaux

Augusta State's golf titles to be chronicled in book

"From Castoffs to Champions" (Rodale, 2015) is a collaborative effort between former Augusta State golf coach Josh Gregory and Augusta author Tripp Bowden.
By David Westin

Woods announces new tournament

Tiger Woods will be the host of another tournament, this one for recreational golfers on courses that include Merion and Congressional, and Myopia Hunt, a gem north of Boston that a century ago was reputed to be the toughest U.S. Open course.

Raptors even up series

TORONTO - DeMar DeRozan scored 30 points, Jonas Valanciunas had 15 points and 14 rebounds for his second straight playoff double-double and the Toronto Raptors beat the Brooklyn Nets 100-95 on Tuesday night, evening their first-round playoff series at one game apiece.

Canadiens complete sweep

MONTREAL - Max Pacioretty lifted the Montreal Canadiens into the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs Tuesday night with a power-play goal with 43 seconds remaining for a 4-3 victory and a four-game sweep of Tampa Bay.

Falcons coach wants team to be bigger, stronger

Just two days into Atlanta's offseason workout program, Falcons coach Mike Smith is calling for major improvement on both sides of the line of scrimmage.

Spurs' Popovich is coach of the year for the third time

San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich was named NBA Coach of the Year on Tuesday, making him just the third coach in league history to win the Red Auerbach trophy three times in his career.


Paine College junior J.T. Hyer has been named Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week.

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