NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee Titans wide receiver Julio Jones is facing allegations of illegally harvesting and selling millions of dollars of cannabis in California, according to court records.
TOKYO — Katie Ledecky will be the first to concede that her standards are almost impossible to meet, especially at this stage of her stellar swimming career.
SAITAMA, Japan — The Americans applauded the Iranian national anthem. The Iranians applauded the U.S. anthem. There were a few handshakes before, plenty more handshakes after, and words of sportsmanship between the sides throughout the game.
TOKYO — For decades, they were told to shake it off or toughen up — to set aside the doubt, or the demons, and focus on the task at hand: winning. Dominating. Getting it done.
TOKYO — When you spend the better part of a decade redefining the possible within your sport, the standards change. Good is no longer good enough. Sometimes, great isn't either.
HAMPTON — QuikTrip and its partner, Folds of Honor, will sponsor a race at Atlanta Motor Speedway for the eighth consecutive year.
The biggest thing Griffin High’s football team has to deal with this week as it inches forward toward the first day of official preseason practice on Monday is the rising heat.
Isaac Bruce would love to see “The Greatest Show on Turf” playing with today’s NFL rules. No head-hunting safeties. No handsy cornerbacks. No limits to what the St. Louis Rams’ offense could do.
ATLANTA — Georgia Tech freshman running back Jahmyr Gibbswas named to the Atlantic Coast Conference’s preseason all-conference team at all-purpose back and return specialist, the league announced on Tuesday morning.
ATLANTA — Georgia Tech has been selected as the winner of the 2021 Community Service Award for its #AllVoteNoPlay initiative, the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) and the Fiesta Bowl announced on Tuesday.
TOKYO — Simone Biles came to Tokyo as the star of the U.S. Olympic movement and perhaps the Games themselves. She convinced herself she was prepared for the pressure. That she was ready for the spotlight.
GREENSBORO, N.C. — North Carolina quarterback Sam Howell is the preseason pick to be Atlantic Coast Conference player of the year while six-time reigning champion Clemson headlines the all-ACC team with eight picks.
TOKYO — Simone Biles came to Tokyo as the star of the U.S. Olympic movement and perhaps the Games themselves. It all came to a stunning halt in the women’s gymnastics final on Tuesday night with an uncertain vault.
Texas and Oklahoma submitted a request Tuesday to join the Southeastern Conference, with SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey saying the league would consider it in the “near future.”
TOKYO — When Olympic diver Tom Daley announced in 2013 that he was dating a man and “couldn't be happier,” his coming out was an act of courage that, with its rarity, also exposed how the top echelons of sport weren't seen as a safe space by the vast majority of LGBTQ athletes.
With less than a week to go until this year’s City Championship (July 31-Aug. 1) at the Griffin City Golf Course, it’s a great time to take a look back at a tournament steeped in tradition and heritage.
Oklahoma and Texas took the first formal step Monday toward moving to the Southeastern Conference, notifying the Big 12 they would not be renewing an agreement that binds the league’s members through 2025.
TOKYO — At an Olympics aiming to set the highest level of television standards, the head of broadcasting at the Tokyo Games is trying to banish overly sexualized images of female athletes.
TOKYO — Beach volleyball’s future was on display at the Shiokaze Park venue Monday morning for the Olympic debut of Americans Kelly Claes and Sarah Sponcil.
HELSINKI — U.S. pop singer Pink has offered to pay a fine given to the Norwegian female beach handball team for wearing shorts instead of the required bikini bottoms.
TOKYO — For Quinn, a midfielder for the Canadian women's soccer team, the opening match of the Tokyo Games carried more emotional weight than their previous Olympic appearances.
SOCIAL CIRCLE — If someone asks if you are coming to the local fish fry — your answers is always “yes.” Especially when that fish fry is serving up catfish.
BOSTON — The most decorated man in NBA history will be giving the public a chance to own some of the prized memorabilia from his Hall of Fame career.
LOUDON, N.H. — The 23XI Racing team posted a slideshow of the Bubba Wallace firesuit collection and asked fans to comment on their favorite. The designs were from business plucked straight out of Super Bowl ad space: Wallace was dressed by top companies in fast food, fantasy sports and auto…
LOS ANGELES — Caitlyn Jenner’s reflections about winning an Olympic gold medal, boxer Christy Martin's fight for her life outside the ring and the infamous “Malice at the Palace” brawl are some of the most controversial sports moments highlighted in a new Netflix docuseries airing next month.
With college athletes able to profit from their fame for the first time, North Carolina opened a new path Tuesday for its players to cash in: group licensing for official Tar Heels merchandise.
The Spalding County 2021 Spalding 10U Navy All-Stars baseball team was honored Thursday evening with a parade that began at Wyomia Tyus Park and ended at the Griffin-Spalding Athletic Hall of Fame. An ice cream social was also held in honor of the team. The team recently won the 2021 USSSA B…
Former Georgia 4-H'er Vincent Hancock won a silver medal in men’s skeet at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup in Italy and will now compete on the U.S. National Team at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Devin Leary can only imagine what it's like being a high school recruit in the era of college athletes finally being able to profit from their fame. North Carolina State’s fourth-year quarterback figures there will be plenty of questions about how to cash in.
The July 11 Parade magazine insert in The Griffin Daily News contained the following in the article “32 Reasons to Watch the Olympics”: “493 km/hour — That’s how fast a badminton birdie (shuttlecock) travels, making it the fasting moving object in sports.”
In May 2019, Elija Godwin underwent emergency surgery after a freak javelin accident punctured his lung and devastated his training season.
ATLANTA — Atlanta Hawks forward-center Onyeka Okongwu had surgery Wednesday night in Los Angeles to repair a torn labrum in his right shoulder.