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Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015

Lady Cavaliers win late, Wildcats cruise

The Augusta Prep Lady Cavaliers beat Westminster 35-33 while the Wildcats defeated Augusta Prep, 46-34, Tuesday night.
By Scott Rouch

Ex-Laney star scores 21 points as Baylor rolls

FORT WORTH, Texas - Former Laney star Khadijiah Cave added a career-high 21 points as No. 3 Baylor stretched its winning streak to 18 in a row.

Golden Hawks sweep Eagles

With A.J. Gray's late score, Washington County's boys beat Josey after the girls did the same.
By Wayne Staats

Overtime

The Georgia Regents men play host to UNC Pem­broke at 7:30 Wednesday night in a rare home game this month. The women tip off at 5:30 p.m.

New wave of Australian punters arrives in the U.S.

Get used to this phrase, because it's likely to keep repeating - the Ray Guy Award goes, again, to an Australian.
By Scott Michaux

Carroll evolved after being fired by Patriots

PHOENIX - Looking back at the championships he won at Southern California and the Super Bowl title, Pete Carroll can see exactly where the foundation was built.
By TIM BOOTH

Patriots take air out of controversy

PHOENIX- New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft's pre-emptive strike the previous night took the issue of air pressure in footballs on Super Bowl Media Day and, well, deflated it.
By Barry Wilner

Mickelson excited about U.S. Ryder Cup future

Phil Mickelson is more interested in the next decade or two in the Ryder Cup, not what happened the last time in Gleneagles.

Allenby wonders why blame being put on him

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - A defiant and at times angry Robert Allenby stood by his story that he was robbed and beaten in Honolulu.
By Doug Ferguson

Berdych eliminates Nadal in Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia - Rafael Nadal was knocked out in the quarterfinals by Berdych - who had lost 17 consecutive matches to the Spaniard.
By Dennis Passa

Woods all smiles again

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - Tiger Woods was all smiles Tuesday - and with a full set of teeth.
By Doug Ferguson

Seahawk says team is hated for backing up smack talk

Seattle defensive end Michael Bennett believes America doesn't appreciate his team.

Murray says Australian fans shouldn't pressure young Aussie

After beating teenager Nick Kyrgios in the Australian Open quarterfinals, Murray delivered an eloquent message on being in the intense glare of a national spotlight.

Wie hopes to stay healthy this season

Michelle Wie is one of eight top-10 players in the field for this week's season-opening LPGA Tour event.

Vickers ready to race again

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Brian Vickers is eager to get back on the racetrack and prove he still has what it takes to win Sprint Cup races following emergency open heart surgery.
By Steve Reed

A-Rod might not get $6 million from Yankees

The New York Yankees are thinking about not making a $6 million payment to Alex Rodriguez if he hits six home runs and ties Willie Mays at 660.

Paine baseball expects more success

Paine endured the growing pains of a starting lineup featuring several freshmen last season. The Lions remain young, but they have higher expectations with more experience.
By David Lee

Palace Malice will work Friday morning

Horse racing fans only have a few more days to see Palace Malice in action at the Aiken Training Track.
By John Boyette

Monday, Jan. 26, 2015

Hawkeyes rally late to finally topple Cornhuskers in OT

IOWA CITY, Iowa - Ally Disterhoft scored all 20 of her points in the second half and overtime to lead No. 20 Iowa to its first victory against No. 15 Nebraska.

Georgia Regents baseball continues process

Georgia Regents improved by eight conference wins in coach Jason Eller's first season, and the Jaguars now have the foundation in place to continue the program's progress.
By David Lee

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Paine expects more success

The Augusta Chronicle provides a three-part preview series on the college baseball season.

Three Hawks make All-Star team

Al Horford, Paul Millsap and Jeff Teague have been picked as reserves for the Eastern Conference All-Star team, giving the sizzling Atlanta Hawks three selections.

Serena to meet Sharapova for title

MELBOURNE, Australia - Serena Williams is on the verge of a 19th major title after beating 19-year-old Madison Keys 7-6 (5), 6-2 on Thursday and setting up an Australian Open final against long-time rival Maria Sharapova.
By John Pye

Georgia Southern to visit Clemson in football

Georgia Southern will travel to play Clemson in a nonconference game in 2018.

High turnover hasn't slowed New England Patriots

The New England Patriots have stayed near the top of the league despite considerable turnover in the past 10 years.
By Howard Ulman

High school basketball statistics

High school basketball statistics for Friday, Jan. 30

Westwood has share of Dubai lead

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Rory McIlroy bogeyed the final hole to miss out on a share of the clubhouse lead during the first round of the Dubai Desert Classic on Thursday.

Overtime

USC Aiken outfielder Tyler Moore, a junior from Evans, has been named a preseason second team All-American by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association.

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Queen takes Classic Open crown

Aboard TGI Playtime, Skip Queen marked the highest score of the show this week - 228 - to claim the Classic Open finals Friday night at James Brown Arena.
By Chris Gay

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Allen has hometown swearing-in

U.S. Rep. Rick Allen returned home to Augusta on Thursday for a ceremonial swearing-in, a platform he used to update his top priorities for his first term in Congress.

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