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Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014

Florida holds off Kentucky in three overtimes

GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Matt Jones' 1-yard plunge in triple overtime gave Florida a 36-30 victory over Kentucky on Saturday night, extending the Gators' winning streak in the Southeastern Conference ...
By Mark Long

Bulldogs have plenty of regrets

Georgia beat itself in the loss to South Carolina.
By Fletcher Page

Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014

Boston College stuns Southern Cal

BOSTON - Boston College quarterback Tyler Murphy rushed for 190 yards, breaking free for a 66-yard touchdown with 3:30 to play on Saturday night as Boston College beat No. 9 Southern California 37-31.

'Georgia was not' meant to win, Spurrier proclaims

COLUMBIA - Williams-Brice Sta­dium remains a house of horrors for Georgia. No. 24 South Carolina held on to defeat No. 6 Georgia, 38-35, on Sat­ur­day.
By John Boyette

South Carolina's defense holds up

COLUMBIA - South Carolina's defense bent but didn't completely break Saturday against Georgia.
By John Boyette

Sims-led Tide roll

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Blake Sims passed for two touchdowns and rushed for a third in three quarters in a 52-12 victory over Southern Miss on Saturday night.

Freshman sets Duke mark as Blue Devils roll

DURHAM, N.C. - Fresh­man Shaun Wilson rushed for a school-record 245 yards with three long touchdowns as Duke routed Kansas 41-3 on Saturday.

Coastal Carolina romps past S.C. State

CONWAY, S.C. - De'Angelo Henderson ran for 172 yards and two touchdowns to lead Coastal Carolina to a 30-3 victory over South Carolina State on Saturday.

Michaux: Swagger is back for Gamecocks

COLUMBIA - The Southeastern Conference East is back in play - not that it ever wasn't - proving that narratives derived from first impressions are typically reckless and off base.
By Scott Michaux


In Chapel Hill, N.C., Geor­gia Regents moved up two spots after the second round of the Tar Heel Invitational.

Edwards fastest in final practice

JOLIET, Ill. - Title contender Carl Edwards was the fastest driver in the final practice for the opening race of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.

Paine falls short in home opener

Paine scored 21 fourth-quarter points behind the arm of Loranzo Hammonds, but Livingstone survived to beat the Lions 48-45 on Saturday at Lucy C. Laney Memorial Stadium.
By David Lee

Grading the Gamecocks

South Carolina makes passing grades against UGA
By Chris Gay

Grading the Bulldogs

Georgia gets poor grades against the Gamecocks.
By Chris Gay

South Carolina upsets Georgia

COLUMBIA — Fighting for its season, South Carolina rolled up almost 450 yards of offense and made a key defensive stand late to upset No. 6 Georgia, 38-35.
By Chris Gay

McIlroy, Horschel share Tour Championship lead

ATLANA - Rory McIlroy and Bill Horschel are tied for the Tour Championship lead, in great position to leave Atlanta with the biggest Sunday payoff in golf.
By Doug Ferguson

Georgia Southern turned it around in second half

ATLANTA - This one was tough to swallow, although Georgia Southern displayed a lot of mettle in a 42-38 loss to Georgia Tech on Saturday at Bobby Dodd Stadium.
By Donald Heath

Pirates outlast Hokies

BLACKSBURG, Va. - East Carolina quarterback Shane Carden threw three touchdown passes and scored a rushing touchdown with 16 seconds left to lead the Pirates to a 28-21 upset of No. 17 Virginia ...

Missouri cruises past Central Florida

COLUMBIA, Mo. - Maty Mauk threw four touchdown passes, two each to Jimmie Hunt and Bud Sasser, and passed for 144 yards to lead No. 20 Missouri past Central Florida 38-10 on Saturday.

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Cards skipper knows need for player protection

ST. LOUIS - Just like Giancarlo Stanton, the St. Louis Cardinals manager was struck in the face by a pitch and felt lucky to walk away minus only teeth and blood.
By R.B. Fallstrom


In Minneapolis, the Georgia Regents women's golf team is in third place after two rounds of the Minnesota Invitational at the Minikahda Club.

Union plans to appeal Rice's suspension

NEW YORK - The players' union on Tuesday plans to appeal the indefinite suspension the NFL handed to Ray Rice last week.

Vikings bring back Peterson

The Vikings brought Peterson back to the team anyway even as the public furor over the NFL's approach to addressing domestic abuse reached a fever pitch.
By Jon Krawczynski

Woods has strength back, but not swing

WINDEMERE, Fla. - Tiger Woods is too busy in the gym to find a new swing coach, or even swing a golf club.
By Doug Ferguson

Fans showing their pride in Georgia Southern

A game at noon Saturday at Bobby Dodd Stadium showed just what football means to Georgia Southern.
By Donald Heath

Pass defense still an issue for Bulldogs

ATHENS, Ga. - If anybody expected the hiring of Jeremy Pruitt to mean a quick fix for Georgia's pass defense, Clemson and South Carolina showed otherwise.
By Marc Weiszer

Floyd Mayweather's fight with Maidana might have been mistake

Floyd Mayweather Jr. might have boxed himself into a corner by outboxing Marcos Maidana in their rematch. And it might open the door for the fight with Manny Pacquiao that boxing fans have been craving for years.
By Tim Dahlberg

Cundiff's field goal lifts Browns

CLEVELAND - Billy Cundiff kicked a 29-yard field goal with three seconds left, giving the Cleveland Browns a 26-24 win over the New Orleans Saints on Sunday.
By Tom Withers

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Paine president resigns

George C. Bradley resigned as president of the embattled Paine College on Tuesday as the institution continues efforts to maintain its accreditation after several years of financial mismanagement ...