Mayo twins power Rebels over Bulldogs

The Hephzibah girls basketball team advanced to the Region 3-AAA semifinals with a 55-41 win against Butler.
By Wayne Staats

Greenbrier to name baseball field after legendary coach Holder

Greenbrier High School officials can now officially reserve March 5 for its long-planned celebration.
By Chris Gay

Blank reveals he has prostate cancer

Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank is planning surgery for what he says is a treatable form of prostate cancer.

Thomson receives NFL football honoring Guy

Thomson received a gold football Tuesday gifted by the NFL in recognition of former Bulldogs star Ray Guy, who competed in three Super Bowls.
By David Lee

Augusta Prep soccer standout signs with Kennesaw State

Augusta Prep's Charlotte Rindt casually looked at colleges like Colorado State and UNC Greensboro when trying to find a new home. But when Kennesaw State came calling a few years ago, she couldn't turn down the Division I school.
By Chris Gay

Newton has no apologies for Super Bowl reaction

Cam Newton isn't saying sorry for sulking after the Super Bowl.
By Steve Reed

Mustangs win region title

A late spurt sparked by consecutive 3-pointers made the difference as Midland Valley beat Airport 58-50 on Tuesday night for its third Region 5-AAA championship in four years.
By David Lee

Kentucky blows past Georgia

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Jamal Murray scored 24 points, Tyler Ulis added 14 and No. 22 Kentucky held Georgia to a season-low 22 percent shooting to coast to an 82-48 victory.
Scott Michaux

There's nothing worse than a sore loser

Nobody on the Panthers offense covered themselves in glory Sunday. The receivers struggled to get open and dropped too many passes when they did.

Weather gives golf's West Coast Swing a bad reputation

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. - The first stop on the "California Coastal Swing" featured 40 mph gusts and rain that led to a Monday finish at Torrey Pines with no spectators and hardly any volunteers. 
By Doug Ferguson

Spurs beat Heat

MIAMI - LaMarcus Aldridge scored 28 points, Kawhi Leonard added 23 and the San Antonio Spurs got seven points on one possession in the fourth quarter to help them beat the Miami Heat 119-101.

Capitals upend Predators

Marcus Johansson had a goal and two assists to lead the Washington Capitals over the Nashville Predators 5-3 on Tuesday night.

NASCAR franchise system to give team owners value

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -NASCAR announced a dramatic overhaul of its business model Tuesday, shifting to a franchise-like system that is intended to provide actual value and financial stability to team owners after decades of heavy reliance on sponsors.
By Jenna Fryer

Falcons cut Moore, Durant

The Atlanta Falcons started their off-season overhaul by releasing a pair of defensive starters: longtime safety William Moore and linebacker Justin Durant. 

New York dismisses Fisher, names Rambis as interim coach

GREENBURGH, N.Y. - Derek Fisher had just finished a long playing career when Phil Jackson picked him to coach the New York Knicks. Just 1½ seasons later, Jackson decided he needed someone else.

Nyquist first out of gate of Top 10 Kentucky Derby contenders

He's an Eclipse Award-winning 2-year-old with five victories in five career races. What's not to like about Nyquist?
By Richard Rosenblatt

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