Off to its best start in years, Georgia Tech continues to impress following Saturday’s 32-point win against The Citadel. (ADDS: roundup items on Georgia beating USC and Florida State edging Charlotte on Saturday.)
The Hawks fall, 99-80, to a revamped 76ers team and Jrue Holiday, who returns after missing four games with a sprained foot.
MLB/COLLEGE BASEBALL NOTEBOOK: Braves' minor-leaguer suspended 50 games; SEC Tournament undergoes changes
Atlanta Braves minor-league pitcher Billy Bullock is suspended 50 games Friday by Major League Baseball for a second failed drug test. (ADDS: item on SEC baseball tournament expanding to 12 teams, five days)
Suzy Hamilton — the most decorated female college track star in NCAA history and a three-time U.S. Olympian — dropped a bombshell Thursday: Despite being married and living and working as a private business owner in Wisconsin, she's also been moonlighting for the last year as a prostitute in Las Vegas.
Jabari Parker, a 6-foot-8 basketball star from Chicago's Simeon Career Academy, announces in front of a national TV audience that he is taking his talented to Duke.
Harvey Updyke Jr., the Alabama fan accused of poisoning Auburn's famed oak trees, is fit to stand trial, his defense team says Thursday.
Atlanta's last meeting with Detroit ended with finger-pointing over the alleged dirty play of Lions DT Ndamukong Suh.
Needing just one win to clinch the No. 1 playoff seed in the NFC, the Falcons assure their fans they won't let their foot off the gas Saturday night in Detroit.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Auburn hires OL coach, signs top JUCO RB; Gators land record-setting N.C. quarterback
J.B. Grimes will come from Arkansas State and join Gus Malzahn's staff at Auburn.
Matt Stafford left Athens early for the NFL in hopes of a shining pro career -- but there's no denying he's taken a step in the wrong direction after a dreadful 2012 season.
After getting embarrassed by Wisconsin in the Big Ten Championship game, Nebraska is hoping it doesn't play equally bad against Georgia in the Capital One Bowl.
Kevin Durant scores 41 points Wednesday to lead the streaking Thunder to a 100-92 win against the Hawks.
Late Tuesday night, Atlanta goes into overtime with Washington, then prevails by five points.
The Falcons' defense is having a great year, and to find out why, look no further than star safety Thomas DeCoud's team-leading six interceptions. (ADDS: Jets bench QB Sanchez — finally)
For the first time since Richard Pitino became the head coach at Florida International, he will face his father and legendary hoops coach Rick Pitino tonight.
In a rare 11:30 a.m. start Tuesday morning, Georgia takes on in-state foe Mercer and gets a much-needed win behind Kentavious Caldwell-Pope's game-high 17 points.
After Butler's upset against No. 1 Indiana on Saturday, Duke moves into the No. 1 spot in the AP's college men's basketball poll on Monday.
Jim Boeheim becomes the third Division I men's coach to reach 900 wins as No. 3 Syracuse beat Detroit 72-68 on Monday night in the Gotham Classic.
Eagles QB Michael Vick returns to the team after missing five games with a concussion, but will remain on the sideline for the remainder of the season.
The Falcons’ 34-0 win against the Giants might have quieted Atlanta’s critics, but the team still isn’t losing focus on its ultimate goal — making a deep playoff run under coach Mike Smith.
The Yellow Jackets rout lowly Alabama State, 75-41, for their largest win of the year and improve to 7-2 — their best start since beginning the 2009-10 season with a 13-2 record.
Families and friends grieve as they bid they final goodbyes to loved ones lost in Friday’s shooting massacre.
Brandon Carr’s interception and Dan Bailey’s 21-yard field goal in overtime give the Cowboys a win and move them into a three-way tie for first in the NFC East with New York and Washington.
The No. 6 Georgia women’s basketball team stays undefeated Sunday with a 93-42 rout of Lipscomb.
Two days after the tragic school shooting in Newtown, Conn., teams around the NFL remembered the victims with tributes and moments of silence.
The Falcons blank the defending Super Bowl champion Giants, 34-0, and now just need to win one of their final two games to clinch home-field advantage throughout the conference playoffs.
Josh Smith has one of the worst game of his NBA career Saturday night as the Hawks fall at home to the red-hot Warriors, 115-93.
GEORGIA HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL STATE TITLE ROUNDUP: Jefferson upsets Calhoun; Sandy Creek wins its third state title in four years; ECI crushes Dooly in the Class A public school state title game
Jefferson upsets Calhoun, 31-14, to win the Class AA state title while Class AAAA Sandy Creek wins its third state title in four years with a 45-10 rout against Ridgeland, and ECI rips Dooly, 47-7 to win the Class A public school state football title Saturday in the Georgia Dome.
Albany’s Deion Branch returned to the team he loves most this week, and he’s hoping to be a Patriot when he ends his career — whenever that day might be.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Penalties, late gaffes cost Georgia Southern in FCS semis; Mount Union wins D-III title --- again
Georgia Southern tallies a season-high in penalty yards --- including two inexplicable personal fouls late in the game by senior defensive leader Brent Russell --- and it costs the Eagles in a 23-20 loss to No. 1 seed North Dakota State late Friday night in Fargo, N.D.
COLLEGE NOTEBOOK: SEC won’t punish Alabama DE for hit on UGA QB Murray; UNC RB Bernard, the No. 1-rated NFL prospect, declares for draft
Alabama DE Quinton Dial's vicious hit on Georgia QB Aaron Murray in the conference title game won't be penalized by the SEC, allowing him to play in the BCS National Championship game against Notre Dame. (ADDS: item on Georgia Tech top hoops recruit Poole being cleared by NCAA on Friday).
Unbeaten Winston-Salem enters today’s Division II national title game in Florence, Ala., against Valdosta State looking to become the first historically black college to win it all.
Josh Hamilton becomes the latest star to take his talents to Southern California when he signed a five-year, $125 million contract with the Angels on Thursday.
Carolina scored 30 points and rushed for 195 yards last week against the Falcons, who are working to correct their mistakes before Sunday’s crucial game vs. the Giants.
Georgia Southern’s FCS-best 409 rushing yards per game will meet a tough North Dakota State defense in today’s national semifinal.
Saturday’s Division II title game comes just six days after Valdosta State QB Cayden Cochran watched his house go up in flames — the second time his family’s home has been destroyed in the past two years.
With the Bulldogs calling the SEC title game their "toughest loss ever," UGA's Mark Richt tries to refocus his team to play Nebraska in the Capital One Bowl and forget about a missed chance to play for the BCS title.
The Hawks struggle to find the basket Wednesday, but the Magic are even more terrible on offense in Atlanta's 86-80 victory.
Falcons running back Michael Turner says Wednesday that he is shocked to be taking a back seat in Atlanta's running back to second-year back Jacquizz Rodgers.
Junior A.J. McCarron, Alabama's national champion quarterback, declares Wednesday that he has decided to return for his senior season and wait on the NFL.
The final ruling on the Saints' bounty scandal will come today after long deliberations by former NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue.
Leesburg's Luke Bryan wins seven Academy of Country Music Awards.
Bobby Petrino, the shamed Arkansas coach with a very recent checkered past, is surprisingly given another chance at Division I football Monday when he’s hired by Western Kentucky.
Arguably the most coveted record in pro soccer is passed Sunday by Barcelona’s Lionel Messi, who scores his 86th and 87th goals of the year to break the 40-year-old, single-season scoring mark.
The Seahawks break all sorts of franchise records Sunday when their defense goes wild and crushes the Cardinals to the tune of 58-0
Fighting for an unprecedented fourth time, Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez put on a show for the ages late Saturday night in Las Vegas, complete with four knock downs --- two by each fighter --- and one shocking, last-second, sixth-round knockout by Marquez.
The Hawks score 20 unanswered points in the third quarter to pull away from Memphis on Saturday and win, 93-83
Cowboys defensive lineman Josh Brent is facing an intoxication manslaughter charge after a one-vehicle accident that killed teammate Jerry Brown, a member of the team’s practice squad.
Rangers infielder Michael Young, a seven-time All-Star, is traded to the Phillies on Saturday, ending a 12-year stay in Texas, where he set the team’s career record for hits with 2,230.
Valdosta State is headed to the Division II national championship after beating Minnesota State-Mankato in Saturday's semifinal, 35-19.