Clemson turn their attention toward Georgia Tech

CLEMSON, S.C. - No. 6 Clemson began preparing for life after Notre Dame well before beating the Fighting Irish this past weekend.
By Pete Iacobelli

Hart says Braves "will be better" next season

ATLANTA - The last time the Atlanta Braves finished below 70 wins was 1990, when they were in a rebuilding process based on pitching.
By Charles Odum

Saints break through but still face an uphill battle

METAIRIE, La. - The New Orleans Saints feel a lot better about themselves after securing their first victory of this season, but they know they still face an uphill battle to climb into playoff contention.
By Guerry Smith

Postseason stories take shape

The Major League Baseball playoffs begin this week, starting tonight with the American League wild-card game at Yankee Stadium.

No. 11 Florida seeking to be more than '1-hit wonder'

GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Florida coach Jim McElwain went deep into his playlist, not his playbook, for this one.
By Mark Long

Saban scoffs at Crimson Tide's critics

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Nick Saban doesn't want his Alabama team to care what outsiders think.
By John Zenor

Les Miles open to 'shuffling' personnel to improve LSU pass game

BATON ROUGE, La. - As much confidence as Louisiana State coach Les Miles expresses in the abilities of his receivers, he has apparently decided to see if the threat of lost playing time sharpens their focus.
By Brett Martel

Scott makes change to short putter

Adam Scott, 35, used a conventional putter for a practice round Monday at the Presidents Cup, and he said this time he won't be going back.
By Doug Ferguson

Defending champion advancing is bad for everyone else

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - No one would have blamed a championship contender for getting just a little bit excited when Kevin Harvick wrecked during the opening race of the Chase for the Sprint Cup.
By Jenna Fryer

North Augusta's Bell named fall player of week

North Augusta volleyball player Alli Bell has been named the fall sports player of the week for her all-around effort in a win over South Aiken on Sept. 29.
By David Lee
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Silver Bluff game rescheduled for Oct. 26

Silver Bluff's football game at Ridgeland-Hardeeville has been rescheduled for Monday, Oct. 26 at 6 p.m.

Warriors and Wolfpack play in game of the week

To think about the state playoffs, Grovetown must beat Greenbrier in the Game of the Week.
By Wayne Staats

Delayed games called off again

South Aiken's re-scheduled home game against Colleton County has been canceled. The game was pushed to 6 p.m. today, but Aiken County schools will be closed and there will be no athletic events.

Nationals fire manager, coaching staff

The Nationals say they have fired manager Matt Williams and his coaching staff after a season in which the team went from World Series favorite to failing to make the playoffs.

Coach getting message of starting fast through to Falcons

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Coach Dan Quinn has been trying to get the Atlanta Falcons to start games fast.
By George Henry

ACC leading rusher Cook day-to-day for No. 12 Florida State

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - As Florida State prepares for its showdown with Miami, the Seminoles' top offensive player in not 100 percent.
By Joe Reedy

Seahawks hang on to beat Lions after late fumble

SEATTLE - Kam Chancellor punched the ball free from Detroit wide receiver Calvin Johnson at the 1-yard line when it appeared the Lions were going to take the lead, and the Seattle Seahawks held on for a 13-10 win.

Another 400-yard day pushes Ga Southern to top of rush chart

Georgia Southern has returned to the top of the national rushing chart.

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