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Tennessee’s 31-year run in the women’s poll is over

Tennessee's 31-year run in the Top 25 is over. The Lady Vols streak of 565 consecutive weeks in The Associated Press women's basketball poll ended Monday as Tennessee fell out of the Top 25. The streak started Feb. 17, 1985.

COLUMN: Time for IOC to make right a 40-year-old wrong

Babashoff should have been a star in Montreal. She was the greatest female swimmer in the world and, at 19, in the prime of her career. Instead, she settled for one silver after another.

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Tennessee coach’s ‘Champions Of Life’ comment draws creative reactions on Internet

Tennessee coach Butch Jones paid tribute to his seniors by making a compliment that quickly turned into an Internet meme. Two days after Tennessee was knocked out of contention for the Southeastern Conference Eastern Division title, Jones said at his Monday press conference that “I want to make it clear that winning a championship is our No. 1 goal in our program year in and year out.”

Braves keep rallying, Garcia HR in 12th beats Giants 9-8

  Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) -- Adonis Garcia hit a two-run homer in the 12th inning off...

Here we go again: All 4 NFL divisional games are rematches

There will be a familiar feel to the NFL playoffs next weekend: Every divisional-round game will be a rematch from the regular season, the first time that's happened in six years.

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Zimmerman sharp as Nationals beat Braves again, 6-1

Jordan Zimmermann took a shutout into the eighth inning and the Washington Nationals beat the...

Hawks announce plans to host first-ever unity game vs. Cavs

The Atlanta Hawks Basketball Club [Monday] announced plans to host a unique game experience, celebrating multicultural groups, diverse populations and organizations committed to improving relations amongst different groups, in its first-ever Unity Game on Monday, Oct. 10th as the team takes on the NBA Champion Cleveland Cavaliers. Members of the Hawks organization will participate in two major events prior to the Unity Game: an all-staff service day (six service projects within the city of Atlanta) and the 46th Atlanta Pride Festival, the largest event of its kind in the Southeast.

VIDEO: Nick Chubb, Chubbtown featured by CBS Sports

Cedartown High School alum Nick Chubb was featured by CBS Sports this week in a...

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He’s back: Dustin Johnson tied for lead at US Open

Dustin Johnson unleashed another powerful tee shot that got lost in the darkening sky over Oakmont.

Bulldogs rise, Jackets get votes in AP and Coaches polls

With week three of the 2016 college football season in the books, the polls are out, and it's good news for both of the state's top programs. The Georgia Bulldogs (3-0) rose in both the Associated Press and Coaches polls, and the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets got on the radar for the first time this season by finally getting the attention of voters.

NBC gears up for Olympics with exhaustive coverage plan

The NBC Sports cable network will be the busiest, airing 330 hours of Olympics programming covering 20 sports. On most days of the games, NBCSN will air Olympics coverage from 8 a.m. to midnight. Other coverage will be spread around CNBC, MSNBC and USA. Telemundo and NBC Universo will narrate events in Spanish, focusing on sports and athletes popular in Latin America.

US Soccer adopts rule banning anthem protest

USA #PROUD: The U.S. Soccer Federation has adopted a policy that says national team players "shall stand respectfully" during national anthems.

College football bloggers wanted for state of Georgia

Do you think you have more to say than just a Facebook post or a Facebook argument about that recent game? We understand.

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Markakis hist first homer of 2015, Braves top Dodgers 7-5

Nick Markakis hit his first homer of 2015 and scored the go-ahead run on Juan Uribe's fifth-inning single, leading the Atlanta Braves past former...
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Blossomgame’s 17 leads Clemson to 66-52 win over Ga. Tech

Clemson coach Brad Brownell is glad his defense finally stepped up and won a game as the Tigers try to get back in the conversation for an NCAA Tournament bid. Clemson held Georgia Tech to 34.5 percent shooting, lowest by one of its Atlantic Coast Conference opponents this season, and had a season-best 10 steals in a 66-52 win over Georgia Tech on Saturday.
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