Bulldogs beat Golden Hawks, advance

Butler's boys basketball team defeats Washington County in a Region 3-AAA quarterfinal.
By Wayne Staats

Grovetown girls pull away in second half

The Grovetown girls shook off a slow start Wednesday night and pulled away from Richmond Academy, 55-41, in the Region 2-AAAAA quarterfinals.
By Chris Gay

Augusta Prep soccer standout de Graaf signs with Mississippi State

McKenna de Graaf's father, Glenn, put her in as many sports as possible during her youth. She's tried the likes of t-ball, gymnastics, swimming and basketball to name a few. Yet, soccer was the one sport she gravitated to the most.
By Chris Gay

South Carolina holds off Louisiana State

COLUMBIA - Sindarius Thornwell scored 24 points, and Michael Carrera had 14 of his 16 points in the second half as South Carolina gained a share of first place in the Southeastern Conference.
By Pete Iacobelli

Pro-Am at Pebble Beach is right up Spieth's alley

Jordan Spieth likes to laugh a lot and keep it light, and a big part of the Pebble Beach Pro-Am is all about that.
By Doug Ferguson

Panthers coach ready to turn the page

Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera congratulated his players on a special season Tuesday before they packed their bags and headed out the door, then flipped the page forward to next season.
By Steve Reed

Renovated Daytona International Speedway to open Saturday

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Daytona Rising started as a massive renovation of Daytona International Speedway. It evolved into racing's first stadium that should transform the way fans - and the sport itself - views racing in the future.
By Don Coble

NHL's 'great expansion' of 1967 paid dividends

The NHL's "great expansion" of 1967 delivered hockey to California, led to the "Broad Street Bullies" and legitimized the league as a major force in North American professional sports.
By Stephen Whyno

South Carolina women ready to bounce back

The South Carolina women will face No. 16 Florida (19-4, 7-3) tonight, seeking to rebound after its 66-54 loss to No. 1 UConn on Monday night.
By Pete Iacobelli

Allegations are made by suspended Kenyan athletes

EMBU, Kenya - Two Kenyan athletes serving four-year bans for doping at the 2015 world championships say the chief executive of Athletics Kenya, asked them each for a $24,000 bribe to reduce their suspensions.
By John Leicester

Liverpool owner back down on ticket increase

LONDON - Liverpool's American owners apologized to fans and reversed planned rises in ticket prices on Wednesday, insisting they were not "greedy."
By Rob Harris

Baylor women extend Big 12 winning streak to 11

FORT WORTH, Texas - Nina Davis scored 19 points, Niya Johnson had 14 assists and No. 4 Baylor stretched its Big 12 winning streak to 11 games with an 81-75 victory over Texas Christian on Wednesday night.

Lundqvist stars in Rangers' victory

PITTSBURGH - Henrik Lundqvist stopped 34 shots for his third shutout of the season and 58th of his career, leading the New York Rangers past the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-0 on Wednesday night.

Hawks rout Bulls

CHICAGO - Jeff Teague had 17 points and eight assists, Al Horford scored 16 and the Atlanta Hawks routed the struggling Chicago Bulls 113-90 on Wednesday night.

Alabama knocks off Texas A&M

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Retin Obasohan scored 16 points and Alabama survived a big rally from No. 15 Texas A&M for a 63-62 victory Wednesday night, the Aggies' third consecutive loss.

Overtime

In St. Augustine, Fla., Vaughn McCall and Keith Gray led Flagler to a 88-80 Peach Belt Conference victory over Augusta University on Wednesday night.

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