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Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

Coaches share common bond

Steve Spurrier and Gus Malzahn, who share reputations as college football innovators, will meet Saturday.
By Pete Iacobelli

Lakers' Nash is out for the season

Los Angeles Lakers guard Steve Nash has been ruled out for the season because of a back injury, putting the two-time NBA MVP's career in doubt.

Don't put tackle boxes away just yet

Thurmond Lake's fisheries have turned on, big time. Striped bass, largemouth bass, white perch, hybrids, crappies, bluegills. . .you name it, it’s being caught during one of the terrific ...
By Bill Baab

Braves make Hart president of baseball operations

ATLANTA - John Schuerholz completed what he called "the best negotiation of my entire career" by convincing his longtime friend John Hart to accept the role of president of baseball operations for ...
By Charles Odum

Champions Retreat Golf Club sold

For the first time in its almost 10 years of existence, Champions Retreat Golf Club is no longer locally owned.
By Scott Rouch

Braves name Hart baseball president

ATLANTA — The Atlanta Braves have named John Hart as president of baseball operations.
By Charles Odum

Australian golfer leads Asia-Pacific Amateur

Todd Sinnott of Australia shot 5-under-par 67 on Thursday to take a one-shot lead over 2012 champion Tianlang Guan of China after the first round of the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship at Royal ...

The Blitz - Week 10

Sports writers Wayne Staats and David Lee preview the high school football matchups in the CSRA for Week 10, including the game of the week Airport at Midland Valley.

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Royals even series with Giants

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Billy Butler hit a tiebreaking single in a five-run sixth inning, Salvador Perez and Omar Infante drove in two runs each and the Kansas City Royals rebounded to beat San ...
By Ronald Blum

NBA owners fail to approve draft lottery reform

NBA owners voted down proposed changes to the league's draft lottery system, staving off efforts to curb tanking for the time being.

NHL game postponed because of shootings in Ottawa

OTTAWA, Ontario - The NHL postponed Wednesday night's game between the Toronto Maple Leafs and Senators because of the shootings in Ottawa.

Tattnall County sweeps Westside

Tattnall County used strong defense and the arm of Lily DeLoach to sweep Westside in the second round of the Class AAA softball playoffs.
By David Lee


Columbus State rallied from a two-set deficit to beat Georgia Regents 3-2 in a Peach Belt Conference matchup on Wednesday night at Christenberry Fieldhouse.

Four months after biting player, Suarez is set to return

BARCELONA, Spain - The last and most memorable image of Luis Suarez is the striker biting Giorgio Chiellini in the shoulder in a group stage match against Italy, a play that earned him a ...
By Alex Oller

Harlem ousted from state softball playoffs by Vidalia

HARLEM - For the first time in the postseason in three years, there was no joy for the Harlem Lady Bulldogs on their home field Wednesday night.
By Scott Rouch

Westside coach's health issue is 'straightened out'

Westside coach Scott Tate wants to keep the focus on this week's game, not on his health.
By Chris Gay

Georgia's Green back practicing with defensive backs

ATHENS, Ga. -Georgia's J.J. Green was back practicing with the defensive backs after a week at tailback. He will stay there if tailback Todd Gurley is reinstated.

Federal agents seize phony World Series tickets, merchandise

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Federal agents have seized phony World Series tickets worth tens of thousands of dollars, along with counterfeit Royals panties and other merchandise.

Ex-Clemson golfer trending in right direction

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. - The best moment of Ben Martin's career started in the worst kind of way - but "Worst to First" is a slogan any PGA Tour pro can live with.
By Scott Michaux

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PGA of America ousts president

Ted Bishop was ousted Friday as president of the PGA of America over a sexist tweet and Facebook post directed at Ian Poulter.
By Doug Ferguson

Clemson's defense has stood tall

CLEMSON, S.C. — Clemson defensive coordinator Brent Venables believes there’s going to be more down-to-the-wire games in college football.
By Pete Iacobelli

Auburn must beat underdog South Carolina

AUBURN, Ala. - The Auburn Tigers want everyone to know they haven't faded from the scene.
By John Zenor

Eagles need help to get in a bowl

Georgia Southern will be looking to become bowl eligible with a win over Georgia State on Saturday. That's not to say the Eagles are guaranteed to go to a bowl.
By Donald Heath

Job coaching Jazz latest stop for ex-Hawks assistant

SALT LAKE CITY - Quin Snyder needed two hands to count all the places he's called home of late.
By Tim Reynolds

Panthers, Jackets tangle in key ACC Coastal game

PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh can bring the jumbled ACC Coastal Division into slightly better focus on Saturday against Georgia Tech. Or the Yellow Jackets can snap a two-game losing streak.
By Will Graves

Judge temporarily bans legalized sports wagering in New Jersey

TRENTON, N.J. - A federal judge on Friday granted a request from the four major U.S. professional sports leagues and the NCAA to temporarily stop New Jersey from allowing legalized sports betting.
By David Porter


The Augusta Boxing Club will play host to its third annual showcase at the Augusta Fairgrounds at 5 p.m. today.  

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