Shorebirds outlast GreenJackets

Augusta reliever Dusten Knight kept the GreenJackets in the game with 5 2/3 scoreless innings, but the Delmarva Shorebirds did enough damage early to win 5-4 on Tuesday night.
By David Lee

Michaux: ACC still fighting for respect

Despite a late-season letdown - much of it against the ACC - the Southeastern Conference suffers no such inferiority complex when it comes to football reputation.
By Scott Michaux

Brady's suspension upheld

NEW YORK - Tom Brady's four-game suspension for his role in using underinflated footballs during the AFC championship game last season has been upheld.
By Barry Wilner

Quinn looking to transform Falcons' defense

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - As Seattle's defensive coordinator, Dan Quinn helped lead them to back-to-back Super Bowls. Quinn opens his first training camp as Falcons coach on Friday trying to overhaul Atlanta's woeful unit.
By Charles Odum

Davis powers Orioles past Braves

BALTIMORE - Chris Davis homered twice and drove in five runs, and the Baltimore Orioles cruised past the Atlanta Braves 7-3 on Tuesday night for their fourth consecutive victory.
By David Ginsburg

GreenJackets game makes national news

Augusta's game Sunday against Delmarva made national news for the Shorebirds' Elier Leyva failing to touch home plate on a potential game-winning home run.
By David Lee

Expectations now much higher for young golfers

With the explosive youth movement in golf, age no longer is an excuse for holes on the resume.
By Doug Ferguson

Toronto is 'thrilled' to get Tulowitzki in deal

It seemed Toronto needed to add starting pitching to help its playoff push. Instead, it traded for a superstar shortstop.

Organizers believe 2016 Olympics will show better side of Brazil

Instead of a one-month tournament with 730 players, the 16-day Olympics feature 28 sports, 300 events and 10,500 athletes; almost all in a metropolitan area of about 12 million people.

Time running out for Tiger

Tiger Woods knows he's played poorly over the past two years. Now, he's facing the prospect of an early end to his season.

Bell's suspension reduced to two games

The NFL reduced Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell's suspension from three games on two Tuesday.

Former Clemson defensive end arrested again

Former Clemson defensive end Ebenezer Ogundeko was arrested a second time in three months, charged last week with third degree assault and battery by the Oconee County Sheriff's Department.

Martinez has number retired by Red Sox

BOSTON - The script called for Jason Varitek to remain in the dugout until it was time for the ceremonial first pitch. Pedro Martinez was never one to follow the script.
By Jimmy Golen


In Mexico City, embattled Mexican national soccer team coach Miguel Herrera was fired Tuesday after a TV reporter’s claim that the coach known as “El Piojo” punched him.

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Commissioners leaning toward not funding groups

Commissioners have stressed needs over wants in the new package after the first SPLOST 7 referendum failed last year, and despite impassioned presentations Tuesday, leaders did not change their minds.
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