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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Georgia Bulldogs are ranked No. 1 and just finished off a perfect run through the Southeastern Conference schedule.

NEW YORK (AP) — Gray hair, don't care. Even if the geriatric jokes keep the locker room laughing. Age is a funny thing in the NFL, where many players are considered “over the hill” in their …

NEW YORK (AP) — New York sought a comeback story for its 50th marathon, and Albert Korir delivered. And for a city whose sports fans don't accept second best, Peres Jepchirchir came through with a memorable first.

NEW YORK (AP) — Gary Muhrcke was an amateur when he became the first runner to cross the finish line at a New York City Marathon, and none of the 54 men who followed him were pros, either. Which …

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — For Miami and Georgia Tech, the room for error is gone. If the Hurricanes want to continue having any sort of viable shot at winning the Atlantic Coast Conference’s messier-by-the-week Coastal Division, they must beat Georgia Tech. And if the Yellow Jackets want to have any realistic chance of making a bowl game, they must beat Miami.

ATLANTA (AP) — A celebration 26 years in the making was still going strong when a jarring dose of reality hit the Braves. Has Freddie Freeman, the face of the franchise for the past decade, played his last game in an Atlanta uniform?

During three decades of nearly uninterrupted excellence, there were so many Atlanta Braves teams that seemed more championship worthy than this one. The 1993 squad chased down the San Francisco …

HOUSTON (AP) — Atlanta Braves general manager Alex Anthopoulos tested positive for COVID-19 and wasn’t with the team when it clinched the World Series championship Tuesday night. Anthopoulos …

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Cooper Rush's first NFL start was a statement victory for the surging Dallas Cowboys with starting quarterback Dak Prescott stuck on the sideline. With every opportunity to …

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR's championship has come down to a pair of Hall of Fame team owners, two Chevrolets against two Toyotas, racing in the Arizona desert for the sport's top prize. Rick …

HOUSTON (AP) — Late innings means late nights in the World Series, with many fans struggling to stay awake as the Braves and Astros play baseball’s most important games of the year. The first …

Only one team consistently confounded Tom Brady during his two-decade rule in the AFC: the Denver Broncos. They were the only team that had a winning record against him while he was winning six …

Umpire Ted Barrett pauses at home plate during the ninth inning of a baseball game between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Seattle Mariners Sept. 5, 2021, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) By …

SPECIAL/Shorter University ROME —  Shorter University is honoring basketball star Mike Nance, of Calhoun, Ga., as the 2021 inductee into the University’s Athletic Hall of Fame. Nance was honored …

ROME  — Shorter University’s traditional, online, and graduate programs in Sport Management recently earned accreditation through the Commission of Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA) …

MARIETTA — The Atlanta Braves recently honored Noonday Baptist Association 's Howard Koepka as a Hometown Hero for his work in food distribution. When the COVID-19 shutdown led to …

Thoughts on (soul) winning with Bobby Bowden

By Paul Chitwood “Is winning everything?” I asked. “No. But winning is important. If you don’t win, they fire you,” replied Coach Bowden. Bobby Bowden coached football for more than 50 …

Michael "Mikey" Anderson pitches during a home game for the BPC Barons. BPC/Special By Evan Riekhof MOUNT VERNON — “Nice guys finish last” is …

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