NEW YORK - Serena Williams hit 12 aces and reached 121 mph on her powerful serve during a 6-3, 6-3 victory over Ekaterina Makarova, a potentially tricky first-round opponent at the U.S. Open.
Thomson moved up two spots to No. 4 in Class AAAA in the latest Georgia Sports Writers Association High School Football poll released Tuesday.
Lee Westwood, Martin Kaymer and Thomas Pieters were European Ryder Cup captain Darren Clarke's three wild-card picks.
ATLANTA - Julio Teheran won for the first time in 10 starts, rookie Dansby Swanson drove in three runs and the Atlanta Braves beat the San Diego Padres 7-3 on Tuesday night.
LOS ANGELES - Tim Tebow took his first big swings at a baseball career Tuesday, showing off a powerful bat and other developing skills during a workout in front of dozens of major league scouts and reporters.
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - The Atlanta Falcons still expect Kemal Ishmael will open the season as the fill-in starter at strong safety even though he'll miss his third consecutive preseason game this week.
ATLANTA - Paul Griffin has come out of retirement to lead Georgia Tech's athletic department through another transition.
NEW YORK - For all of his victories during two decades on the tennis tour, including eight Grand Slam titles, Andre Agassi looks back most fondly these days on the aftermath of a loss.
The next generation of NASCAR standouts has quite an opportunity over these next couple months.
NEW YORK - For the last five years, the top rules experts in golf have come together from around the world to study a jigsaw puzzle. That's what Thomas Pagel of the USGA refers to as the book more commonly known as the Rules of Golf