Westside sweeps way to region title

Westside battled past Hephzibah in a doubleheader sweep Wednesday night to win the Region 3-AAA championship for the second consecutive year.
By David Lee

Cubs blank Pirates in NL wild-card game

PITTSBURGH - Jake Arrieta allowed four hits in nine dominant innings and the Chicago Cubs rolled to a 4-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates in the NL wild-card game on Wednesday night.
By Will Graves

Georgia's running game has cooled off a bit

ATHENS, Ga. — If you look at the numbers, you won’t notice a huge difference in Georgia’s running game.  After playing Alabama, the Bulldogs are still second in rushing. But Georgia will tell you those numbers don’t paint an accurate picture. 
By Connor Riley

USC to play LSU in Baton Rouge

South Carolina's football game against Louisiana State has been moved to Baton Rouge, officials announced Wednesday. The kickoff time has not been set.

Atlanta coach leads all NFL coaches with new teams

Dan Quinn cranked up the music and turned up the energy for the Atlanta Falcons. So far, the results have been nothing short of amazing.
By Paul Newberry

SEC race appears to be up for grabs

Pick a favorite to win the SEC at your own risk. It’s not just recent upsets, but margins of victory as wide as four touchdowns that have cast uncertainty over how the rest of the league schedule will play out.
By Brett Martel

North Augusta-Lexington game moved to Monday

A few area schools have made adjustments to their football schedules.

Harvick's past helped him deal with pressure at Dover

Although Kevin Harvick faced a win-or-go-home challenge last Sunday at Dover International Speedway, the defending Sprint Cup Series champion was never more relaxed.
By Don Coble

Different feel for Presidents Cup works for the US

INCHEON, South Korea - Comparing the Presidents Cup to the Ryder Cup is like listening to a conversation between a Scot and an American.
By Doug Ferguson

Hawks open preason with victory

CINCINNATI - Jeff Teague scored 15 of his 17 points in the first half and the Atlanta Hawks defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 98-96 in the preseason opener for both teams.
By Gary Schatz

Georgia Tech among nation's biggest disappointments

Georgia Tech will need a remarkable turnaround to salvage a season that began with such promise. The Yellow Jackets are not alone, either.
By Paul Newberry

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Davidson's Wallace commits to Georgia Tech

Davidson Fine Arts senior Lindsay Wallace has verbally committed to swim at Georgia Tech.

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Seahawks hang on to beat Lions after late fumble

SEATTLE - Kam Chancellor punched the ball free from Detroit wide receiver Calvin Johnson at the 1-yard line when it appeared the Lions were going to take the lead, and the Seattle Seahawks held on ...

Coach getting message of starting fast through to Falcons

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Coach Dan Quinn has been trying to get the Atlanta Falcons to start games fast.
By George Henry

Clemson turn their attention toward Georgia Tech

CLEMSON, S.C. - No. 6 Clemson began preparing for life after Notre Dame well before beating the Fighting Irish this past weekend.
By Pete Iacobelli

ACC leading rusher Cook day-to-day for No. 12 Florida State

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - As Florida State prepares for its showdown with Miami, the Seminoles' top offensive player in not 100 percent.
By Joe Reedy

North Augusta's Bell named fall player of week

North Augusta volleyball player Alli Bell has been named the fall sports player of the week for her all-around effort in a win over South Aiken on Sept. 29.
By David Lee

Saints break through but still face an uphill battle

METAIRIE, La. - The New Orleans Saints feel a lot better about themselves after securing their first victory of this season, but they know they still face an uphill battle to climb into playoff ...
By Guerry Smith

Postseason stories take shape

The Major League Baseball playoffs begin this week, starting tonight with the American League wild-card game at Yankee Stadium.

Another 400-yard day pushes Ga Southern to top of rush chart

Georgia Southern has returned to the top of the national rushing chart.

No. 11 Florida seeking to be more than '1-hit wonder'

GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Florida coach Jim McElwain went deep into his playlist, not his playbook, for this one.
By Mark Long

Saban scoffs at Crimson Tide's critics

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Nick Saban doesn't want his Alabama team to care what outsiders think.
By John Zenor

Les Miles open to 'shuffling' personnel to improve LSU pass game

BATON ROUGE, La. - As much confidence as Louisiana State coach Les Miles expresses in the abilities of his receivers, he has apparently decided to see if the threat of lost playing time sharpens ...
By Brett Martel

Scott makes change to short putter

Adam Scott, 35, used a conventional putter for a practice round Monday at the Presidents Cup, and he said this time he won't be going back.
By Doug Ferguson

Defending champion advancing is bad for everyone else

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - No one would have blamed a championship contender for getting just a little bit excited when Kevin Harvick wrecked during the opening race of the Chase for the Sprint Cup.
By Jenna Fryer

Nationals fire manager, coaching staff

The Nationals say they have fired manager Matt Williams and his coaching staff after a season in which the team went from World Series favorite to failing to make the playoffs.

Hart says Braves "will be better" next season

ATLANTA - The last time the Atlanta Braves finished below 70 wins was 1990, when they were in a rebuilding process based on pitching.
By Charles Odum

Sabathia enters alcohol rehab center

NEW YORK - CC Sabathia is checking into an alcohol rehab center and will miss the postseason, a setback to the Yankees pitching staff the day before the team's opening playoff game.
By Howie Rumberg

Greenbrier set to open region tournament

Greenbrier enters the Region 2-AAAAA tournament with a Tuesday doubleheader at Warner Robins, but the Lady Wolfpack have dealt with inconsistent practice because of rain.
By David Lee

Silver Bluff game rescheduled for Oct. 26

Silver Bluff's football game at Ridgeland-Hardeeville has been rescheduled for Monday, Oct. 26 at 6 p.m.

North Augusta's Byrd selected for Shrine Bowl

North Augusta defensive star Rashad Byrd has been selected for South Carolina's roster in the upcoming Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas.
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Falcons' White skips practice

Atlanta Falcons receiver Roddy White skipped practice Wednesday for an undisclosed personal matter, while the team addressed concerns that he's not happy with his diminished role.

Earnhardt Jr. slips into second round

A third-place finish at Dover International Speedway proved to be a win for Dale Earnhardt Jr.
By Don Coble

Moody Mile track to have one more race

The historic mile-long dirt racetrack at the New York State Fairgrounds, the so-called Moody Mile, will run its final race on Sunday.
By John Kekis

Blatter awaits fate in ethics probe

LONDON -FIFA president Sepp Blatter could be facing a 90-day suspension.
By Rob Harris and Samuel Petrequin

Threat leads university to move football game

Eastern Kentucky University canceled classes and shifted a home game to another campus because of an escalating threat after the discovery of graffiti that threatened to "kill all" this week, school officials said Wednesday.

McDavid bears weight of being 'The Next One'

The hockey world is always looking for a new superstar to transcend the sport. Now, it's Connor McDavid's turn to carry the burden that goes with all that hype.
By Rob Maaddi

Hornets lose Michael Kidd-Gilchrist after injury

Charlotte Hornets forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist is expected to miss six months after having right shoulder surgery Tuesday night.

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