Atlanta Braves slugger traded for prospects
Outfielder Justin Upton, in the last year of his contract, is heading west for prospects, sources are saying.
Bulldogs have lost three of last four bowl games
Based on recent history, coach Mark Richt will be on the lookout for any signs that his team isn’t ready to compete against the Louisville Cardinals, a team that has a lot more to gain than the Bulldogs.
Ben Roethlisberger throws for 360 yards in Steelers’ victory
The Falcons (5-9) slipped out of first place in the abysmal NFC South and ensured themselves a second straight losing season, but Atlanta can still make the playoffs by winning its final two games against division rivals New Orleans and Carolina.
Falcons encouraged after last Monday’s loss at Green Bay
If the Falcons are feeling positive about a loss, just imagine what kind of high the Steelers must be on after they won an impressive 42-21 victory at Cincinnati that pulled them within a half-game of division-leading Bengals in the jumbled AFC North.
Saban’s Tide will meet Urban’s Buckeyes
Nick Saban and Urban Meyer are hardly strangers, their history framed by a pair of classic Southeastern Conference championship games.
Top-ranked Tide pulls away in fourth quarter
Missouri made it a one-score contest in the third quarter, but Alabama (12-1) put up three touchdowns over the final 15 minutes to lock up its spot in college football’s inaugural playoff.
Johnson and the Jackets relish the underdog role
The No. 12 Yellow Jackets (10-2) will face defending national champion Florida State (12-0), a team that has gone more than two years without a loss.
Jackets meet Seminoles in ACC championship game
The Yellow Jackets (10-2) will face No. 2 Florida State (12-0) in the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game Saturday night at Charlotte, North Carolina, a rematch of the 2012 title won by the Seminoles 21-15.
Wide receiver hauls in 10 passes for 189 yards and a touchdown
The Falcons (5-7) dominated against a team that had given up less than 300 yards in each of its four previous games.
Jackets top Bulldogs for first time since 2008
The rivals combined for three fumbles at the 1-yard line and three blocked kicks.