Baltimore shocks the Patriots, 28-13, in the AFC title game to advance to the Super Bowl.
The Falcons build a 17-0 lead, but can’t hang on and fall to the 49ers, 28-24, in the NFC title game Sunday in Atlanta.
South Georgia Tech freshman Anthony Ethridge is a big reason why the Jets are 17-3 and a force in Region XVII this season.
Novak Djokovic is making it a tradition to rip his shirt off after a victory. He ripped it off when he won last year's Australian Open title, and he ripped it off again Sunday after beating Stanislas Wawrinka 1-6, 7-5, 6-4, 6-7 (5), 12-10 in a fourth-round match to advance in this year's Australian Open, on the same court where he beat Rafael Nadal in last year’s final.
Giants catcher and Leesburg native Buster Posey is thankful — and funny — in his acceptance speech at the BBWAA awards dinner, where he was honored for winning the NL MVP award.
Fifty years later, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “content of character” quote sparks opinions on the place of race in America. Jesse Washington
A 59-year-old woman died and three occupants of an ambulance were injured in the wreck.
Not one of the 23 executive orders that President Obama signed — flanked by schoolchildren whom none of us want to see murdered and before an audience that included relatives of murdered schoolchildren — would have prevented the massacre at Sandy Hook.
President Obama went big in offering a remarkably comprehensive plan to curb gun violence, and good for him. But his announcement Wednesday is only the beginning of a protracted struggle for national sanity on firearms. Extremists have controlled the debate on guns for many years. They will do all they can to preserve a bloody status quo. The irrationality of their approach must be exposed and their power broken.
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In a letter to the editor, Philip Colson of Albany says that guns don’t force users to commit mayhem.
Letter to the Editor
In a letter to the editor, Nadine Mathis of Albany says that mental illness issue must be addressed.
Letter to the Editor
In a letter to the editor, Felton Johnson of Albany says that prayer is the most powerful of weapons
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Clinton Wimberly died Sunday.
Arnold F. Comtois died Friday.
Arthur Burks died Tuesday.
Bobby Lee Wheeler died Sunday.
Deborah Lynn Gilliland Walls died Saturday. Staff Reports
Eddie Mae Wallace died Wednesday.
Beverly Smith Osborne Veal died Friday.
Helen Thornton died Saturday.
Margaret Hurst Smith died Sunday.
Brenda J. Raybon died Thursday.
Alfonzo Miller died Saturday.
Claude McDowell died Saturday.
The Cancer Coalition of South Georgia is aiming to raise $10,000 through an upcoming event at Tony's Fitness Group.
The Albany Area Chamber of Commerce will honor its own and discuss the coming year at its yearly meeting.
After taking the age-old oath Sunday, President Obama will have a public swearing-in ceremony today.
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Albany native Deion Branch, who already has two Super Bowl rings, and his Patriots need one more win today to get back to the Big Game for the second straight season.
FRIDAY'S PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Deerfield's Carter drops 41, matches school's single-game scoring record in win
Herald Super Ramello Carter, who came into Friday averaging 17 points a game, drops 41 on Calvary Christian to tie the school's single-game scoring record of 40 points. (EDITS: Corrects Carter tied school record, not broke it; ADDS: roundup items on Dougherty-Albany boys, girls; Westover-Cairo boys, girls; Pelham-Brooks girls; Randolph Southern-Highland boys, girls; Deerfield girls; and SGA-Westwood boys)
It all comes down to this for the Falcons and 49ers, who will battle in Atlanta today for the NFC title and a spot in the Super Bowl against either the Patriots or Ravens.
Late Friday night, news broke that 49ers star receiver Micheal Crabtree has been questioned by police about a sexual assault that allegedly took place after last week's game, although he still is expected to play in today's NFC title game against the Falcons.
Stan Musial, one of baseball's greatest hitters and a Hall of Famer with the Cardinals for more than two decades, died Saturday, as did former Orioles manager Earl Weaver.
Nyla Perry leads Deerfield past Sherwood on Saturday with 13 points to keep the Lady Knights on the winning track. (ADDS: Lee County-Northside, Columbus boys, girls; Miller County-Stewart County girls; Pelham-Cairo girls; Mitchell-Albany boys, girls; Bainbridge-Hardaway boys; and Baker County-Schley County girls)