Joey Logano wins at New Hampshire in 2nd Chase race

LOUDON, N.H. - Joey Logano pulled away on the restart to win a green-white-checkered finish Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway and advance to the second round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.
By Dan Gelston

Braves fall to Mets, 10-2

The Atlanta Braves were knocked out of the playoff race Sunday after a stunning late-season collapse, losing to Jacob deGrom and the New York Mets 10-2.
By George Henry

Eagles making an early statement

MOBILE, Ala. - Four weeks ago, you didn't know what to expect from the Georgia Southern's football team. Four weeks later, you don't know what not to expect.
By Donald Heath

Eagles come from behind again to beat Redskins

PHILADELPHIA - Rookie Jordan Matthews, the receiver who replaced DeSean Jackson in Philadelphia, caught two touchdown passes, and the Eagles beat Jackson and his Washington Redskins 37-34.
By Barry Wilner

US Women's Disc Golf Championships finish on a high note

APPLING - The U.S. Women's Disc Golf Championship brought in 98 competitors from 21 States, all vying for a chance to tackle the rigors of both the "Steady" Ed Memorial and the Jim Warner Memorial courses.
By Royal Shepherd

Michaux: 'Other' vote was big, too

After 260 years of rules explicitly barring females, the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of Scotland did the right thing.
By Scott Michaux

Georgia rolls past Troy

ATHENS, Ga. - Sony Michel ran for 155 yards and three touchdowns to highlight a big day for freshmen in No. 13 Georgia's 66-0 win over Troy on Saturday.
By Marc Weiszer

Hurricane Hugo is hard to forget

After 30 years as a journalist, people sometimes ask which story was the most memorable. The answer is easy: it was Hurricane Hugo. Today marks the 25th anniversary of its grim landfall on the South Carolina coast.
By Rob Pavey

Lions suffer close loss in SIAC opener

Behind the end zone, Paine coach Greg Ruffin sat in a chair dazed at what transpired. The Dragons scored 11 points in the final quarter to upend the Lions, 18-16, in their Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference opener.
By Chris Gay

Ironman event has 'year-round impact'

Training for the Intermedix Ironman 70.3 Augusta has made the Garden City a popular spot throughout the year.
By Chris Gay

Winston back on field for Seminoles

Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher announced quarterback Jameis Winston was once again the starter shortly after the top-ranked Seminoles survived their biggest regular-season scare since 2013 at the hands of Clemson.
By Kareem Copeland

Seahawks hold off Broncos 26-20 in overtime

SEATTLE - Marshawn Lynch scored on a 6-yard TD run on the first possession of overtime and the Seattle Seahawks beat the Denver Broncos 26-20 on Sunday in a Super Bowl rematch that lived up to expectations.

Former Titans kicker Rob Bironas dies in crash

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Rob Bironas, who worked his way through odd jobs and the Arena Football League before becoming one of the NFL's most accurate kickers, died in a car crash. He was 36.

Fathauer captures crown, PGA card

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. - Derek Fathauer won the season-ending Tour Championship on Sunday to top the four-event Web.Com Tour Finals money list and earn a full PGA Tour exemption.

East Carolina, Mississippi State enter top 25 after big wins

East Carolina is ranked in the college football poll for the first time since 2008, and Mississippi State moved into the Top 25 for the first time in two seasons after breaking a long losing streak against Louisiana State.


In Franklin, Tenn., soph­o­more Eunice Yi shot a final-round 1-under-par 71 at the Mason Rudolph Championship on Sunday to help Georgia Regents finish tied for fourth with Auburn.

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Vogtle workers see both reactor projects

Some veterans of the nuclear industry were at the site south of Augusta to see the complex network of rebar and concrete rising out of the ground in the 1970s and ’80s. Now, they are back.