ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Georgia coach Mark Richt expects star tailback Todd Gurley's indefinite suspension to stay in place this week.
You could hear a calm bellow of "Amen" from the Salem Seminoles gathered in the middle of their field after a goal-line stand against Winder-Barrow that gave them a 31-24 win on Friday night. The team was praying after a short celebration of the win, Salem coach John Starr gathered his team to talk them about the game and after that they all prayed together.
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ATLANTA (AP) - The Atlanta Braves fired general manager Frank Wren on Monday, less than 24 hours after being eliminated from the NL playoff race.
In a Friday packed with thrilling matchups, Newton County's three high school football teams went 0-3, but two of them stood strong and were a few plays away from getting a win.
ATLANTA (AP) - Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry has taken an indefinite leave of absence after making racially charged comments about a potential free agent.
ATLANTA (AP) - Less than one month after the Clippers' sale ended Donald Sterling's ugly downfall, another NBA team is on the market following a racially charged disclosure from its owner.
ATLANTA (AP) - Joplo Bartu recovered the crucial fumble. Matt Ryan threw for some impressive records.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia Tech athletic director Mike Bobinski said Friday he hopes the school's extended NCAA probation announced this week is "the last time we go down this road."
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The old coaches' adage says your team improves the most between its first and second games. Seems that's only natural; plenty of things in life improve the second go 'round.
Newton, Alcovy and Eastside's coaches and players took the spotlight of Friday Night Lights as the Georgia High School football season got under way this past weekend.
Newton's big loss aside, Thursday and Friday night's opening football games seemed to go off without a hitch in Newton County.
Here's a weekly look at Covington's former prep stars now in college:
Covington had a strong showing at The Atlanta Kids Triathlon thanks to Covington's own Jordan Beam.
The Atlanta Kids Triathlon was held on Sunday, Aug. 26 at the West Gwinnett Aquatic Center in Norcross, where Beam placed third overall out of 827 kids.
Rain, rain, go away, come again some other day.
The Oxford College of Emory University Women's Soccer team enters the 2012 season with a very challenging schedule under third year head coach Gregory Moss-Brown.
The nation's finest football conference welcomes two new schools in 2012. With the addition of Florida State and Clemson, the SEC opens its arms to two programs that might as well have been in the SEC from day one.
Many years of hard work came to fruition Tuesday night, as the Newton County Recreation Commission held a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Covington Miracle League Field.
The Harlem Globetrotters and NBA Legends celebrity basketball game has added a few names to the list of players that will be appearing at Alcovy High School on Sept. 8.
Sport is great because it gives us a chance to see change happen live in front of us.
Every year there seems to be a devastating incident exclaiming the dangers of interscholastic sports to parents of student athletes.
A major perk of SEC Banter is the crystal ball that predicts the fate of Southeastern Conference teams. You'd be amazed at its accuracy. With SEC football just around the corner, let's stare into the crystal ball and learn how the teams from the SEC Western Division -- home of college football's national champions in 4 of the past 5 years -- will fare this year.
I saw my school bus dropping off back-pack clad youngsters the other day.
Major League Baseball All-Stars Buster Posey, J.D. Drew, Mike Hampton and Juan Pierre all had their first taste of the spotlight during the Dixie Boys World Series, giving baseball fans their first sights of the future of baseball when they were just 13 and 14 years old.