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Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015

Vonn, Shiffrin enjoy friendly rivalry

No bitterness. No nastiness. Just a robust rivalry between American skiers Lindsey Vonn and Mikaela Shiffrin.
By Pat Graham

Five playoff football games to watch tonight

A look at Friday night's top high school football games.

Murray leads Britain's Davis Cup bid against Belgium

GHENT, Belgium - Andy Murray ended a 77-year wait for a British man to win the Wimbledon title and he is on the verge of snapping an even longer drought in the Davis Cup final.
By Nesha Starcevic

Gamecocks enjoy best start in 12 years

COLUMBIA - South Carolina coach Frank Martin was confident his team would get off to a good start. The Gamecocks are doing just that.
By Pete Iacobelli

Coe gives up role with Nike amid scrutiny

MONACO - Although new to his job, Sebastian Coe has already learned that some battles are simply not worth fighting when you're trying to lead a major sport out of crisis.
By John Leicester

Biologists are tagging sharks for research

A 12-foot-four-inch female tiger shark called Harry-Ette is now wearing a satellite transmitter as she cruises off thee South Carolina coast.
By Bill Baab

Spieth, Scott trail Tighe by five at Australian Open

SYDNEY - Jordan Spieth and Adam Scott struggled to even-par 71s in the hot, windy opening round of the Australian Open on Thursday, leaving the top two-ranked players in the tournament five ...

Fishing Tournaments

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Hearst saved his best for rivalry with Georgia Tech

In the final minute of the 1992 Georgia-Georgia Tech game, Garrison Hearst delivered more than just a game-clinching touchdown. As the Bulldogs defeated the Yellow Jackets, the Georgia junior ...
By Chris Gay

Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015

No. 10 Gonzaga rolls past Washington

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas - Kyle Wiltjer had 24 points and Domantas Sabonis added 17, sending No. 10 Gonzaga past Washington 80-64 in the first round of the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament.

Panthers looks to stay perfect in Thanksgiving debut

ARLINGTON, Texas - Carolina coach Ron Rivera sees a Dallas team on the verge of a run with Tony Romo back and trying to keep the Cowboys in the playoff picture. 

South Carolina's Cooper to skip his senior year

Saturday's game against Clemson will be more than just South Carolina's final chance to salvage its season. It also will be wide receiver Pharoh Cooper's final game with the Gamecocks.

Marshall brothers square off for first time

Marshall brothers square off for first time when Georgia takes on Georgia Tech
By Marc Weiszer

Menger was Mr. Clutch for Georgia Tech in the 1950s

Johnny Menger doesn't like to put a spotlight on his athletic achievements at Georgia Tech, and he really doesn't need to.
By Travis Highfield

Lady Wildcats are again the team to beat

The Laney girls basketball team won a state title this past season. Could the Lady Wildcats do it again?
By Wayne Staats

Mustangs enter confident after state title

Midland Valley's boys basketball team lost some key pieces from last season's state title team, but the Mustangs remain confident with a stable of shooters and athletes.
By David Lee

More televised events could help luge gain traction in US

Luge goes largely unnoticed in the United States outside of the Olympics, but that could change.
By John Kekis

Warriors' record start is tied to values

OAKLAND, Calif. - Even though he hasn't been in his usual spot on the bench, ailing coach Steve Kerr has contributed plenty to Golden State's record start.
By Janie McCauley

IndyCar takes steps to reduce crash debris

Three months after Justin Wilson's death at Pocono Raceway, IndyCar is taking steps to reduce crash debris and improve safety.

Busch's road to the Sprint Cup title was a bumpy one

HOMESTEAD, Fla. - Now that he's won the Sprint Cup Series championship, Kyle Busch has been able to admit the difficulties - and doubt - that came with the injuries.
By Don Coble

College Football Scores

Scott Michaux

Future of Bulldogs coach is still unclear

Georgia’s football season from the outside looking in ceased being about wins or losses or X’s or O’s and became exclusively about its head coach Mark Richt.

Front row seat to elusive bobcats' occasional appearance

Over many years, I've caught only occasional fleeting glimpses of Lynx Rufus, the most elusive resident of our southern forests. But on this day, here were four at one time. 

Kelly leads Rebels past Bulldogs

STARKVILLE, Miss. - Chad Kelly threw for 236 yards and two touchdowns and ran for another score to lead No. 19 Mississippi over No. 23 Mississippi State 38-27.

Devils rally for OT victory

MONTREAL - Defenseman John Moore scored in overtime, and the New Jersey Devils rallied for a 3-2 victory over the NHL-leading Montreal Canadiens.

Rushing attack helps Georgia Southern knock out South Alabama

STATESBORO, Ga. - When South Alabama opened the game Saturday with an 11-play, 75-yard touchdown drive, the Jaguars didn't even realize they were playing right into Georgia Southern's hands.
By Nathan Deen

Sherrill hits milestone in Jaguars win

Augusta's Keshun Sherrill reached 1,000 career points while leading the Jaguars to a 76-59 win over Shaw on Saturday.
By David Lee

Florida State throttles Florida

GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Dalvin Cook ran for 183 yards and two touchdowns, Roberto Aguayo kicked two long field goals and No. 14 Florida State upended 10th-ranked Florida 27-2.

Falcons, Vikings look to bounce back

ATLANTA - For both the Falcons and the Vikings, the message is the same. Remain calm. All is well.
By Paul Newberry

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