NEW YORK — Billie Jean King and eight other women of the “Original 9” are celebrating the 50th anniversary of signing $1 contracts and breaking away from the U.S. tennis establishment to form the Virginia Slims circuit in 1970. It helped launch the WTA Tour, which now offers millions in glo…
On just a day's notice, journeyman boxer Jamie Quinn caught a train to London for a four-round bout. On the way, he learned that they switched opponents and made it a six-rounder.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — A nearly month-long postponement to the start of college football in the Southeastern Conference may feel different, but it won’t look much different.
A memorial service will be held Saturday morning at the Mountain View Baptist Church in Thomaston for former Upson-Lee coach Tommy Parks, who died this week, a little more than three years after suffering a stroke from which he never recovered.
Syracuse coach Dino Babers didn't see the big improvement he expected when his Orange dropped their second straight road game to start the season. He remains upbeat.
To the delight of fans young and old, an English bulldog named Uga has been stationed on the sideline at all but one Georgia home football game since 1956.
There is a current of excitement running through members of the three local bass clubs. Our annual three-club, two-day tournament at Lake Martin is coming up in a couple of weeks. We all look forward to this tournament the second weekend of October every year.
Louisiana-Lafayette coach Billy Napier is about to see what his No. 19 Ragin-Cajuns learned from a nearly stumbling out of the rankings only one week after a landmark victory had earned them some long-coveted national respect.
The Pac-12 is set to kickoff a seven-game football season Nov. 6 after it followed the Big Ten in overturning an August decision to punt on playing in the fall because of concerns about COVID-19.
ATLANTA — Max Fried sat glumly in the dugout after the first inning, pondering another potential blow to the Atlanta Braves' beleaguered rotation with the NL playoffs just a week away.
The GHSA is investigating the eligibility of Valdosta quarterback Jake Garcia, who transferred from a California high school last month and started the Wildcats’ season-opening victory Sept. 4 over Warner Robins.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Alabama is the media favorite to win the Southeastern Conference title while Florida is the pick to win the Eastern Division.
ATLANTA — Former Georgia defensive back Otis Reese says he left the school because of racist treatment on campus and coach Kirby Smart manipulated him to continue playing for the Bulldogs last season after he expressed his intention to transfer.
CHICAGO — Hall of Famer Gale Sayers, who made his mark as one of the NFL’s best all-purpose running backs and was later celebrated for his enduring friendship with a Chicago Bears teammate with cancer, has died. He was 77.
LOS ANGELES — Corey Seager had three hits, including one of Los Angeles’ four home runs, as the Dodgers clinched the National League’s top postseason seed and eighth straight West title Tuesday night with a 7-2 victory over the Oakland Athletics.
Kirby Smart gives much credit to first-year Arkansas coach Sam Pittman for helping to make No. 4 Georgia an annual contender for the Southeastern Conference championship.
LOS ANGELES — Vanessa Bryant, the widow of basketball star Kobe Bryant, has filed a lawsuit against the Los Angeles County sheriff claiming deputies shared unauthorized photos of the crash that killed her husband, their 13-year-old daughter and seven others.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Denny Hamlin has joined Charlotte Hornets owner Michael Jordan to form a NASCAR team with Bubba Wallace as the driver, a high-profile pairing of a Black majority team owner and the only Black driver at NASCAR’s top level.
The Griffin Christian Crusaders football team had an unexpected night off Friday night as its game against Flint River Academy was postponed due to COVID-19 concerns at Flint River Academy.
Spalding head football coach Carl Kearney has said several times this season that this team is going through growing pains and that continued Friday night against Ola.
ATLANTA — Georgia Tech running back Jahmyr Gibbs and punter Pressley Harvin III have been honored by the Hornung Award and the Ray Guy Award, respectively, for their performances against No. 14/13 UCF on Saturday.
ATLANTA – After amassing 219 all-purpose yards, including 126 from scrimmage, and scoring twice in his collegiate debut, Georgia Tech true freshman running back Jahmyr Gibbs has been named the Atlantic Coast Conference Rookie of the Week, the ACC announced on Monday.
PARIS — In a stunning performance for the ages, Tour de France rookie Tadej Pogacar won cycling’s showpiece race Sunday on the eve of his 22nd birthday, becoming the second-youngest winner of the 117-year-old event that this year braved — and overcame — France’s worsening coronavirus epidemic.
NEW YORK — Kyle Wright allowed only one hit in the best start of his big league career, pitching into the seventh inning to lead the Atlanta Braves past the New York Mets 7-0 on Sunday.
A week before Big Ten teams become eligible again for The Associated Press college football poll, No. 25 Marshall is ranked for the first time since 2014 and Miami jumped to No. 12 after a conference road victory.
ARLINGTON, Texas — Greg Zuerlein kicked a 46-yard field goal as time expired, and the Dallas Cowboys overcame four fumbles and a 20-point deficit in the first quarter to beat the Atlanta Falcons 40-39 in coach Mike McCarthy's home debut Sunday.