Monday, August 21, 2017

COLUMN: NFL needs to stop blowing smoke when it comes to...

"Cannabis saved my life," the 41-year-old Turley said. "I believe cannabis can save football."

Maten’s career-high 33 points push Georgia by Belmont 93-84

Yante Maten scored a career-high 33 points and Charles Mann added 23 points to help Georgia beat Belmont 93-84 in the first round of the NIT on Wednesday night. The Bulldogs (20-13) have won six of their last seven and will visit Saint Mary's on Sunday. Belmont pulled as close as two on Craig Bradshaw's two free throws late in the second half and trailed by three on Taylor Barnette's 3 with 3:38 remaining.


COLUMN: After further review, can robot umps be far behind?

"Umpires were already in danger of becoming figureheads, stuck behind the plate to lend an air of authority more imagined than real, like the Queen of England at events of state, minus the tiara and jewelry"

COLUMN: Time for sports to bring us together after election

A presidential election like no other has come and gone, sending half the nation into the streets for a euphoric dance, the other half into the streets for a defiant protest. There seems no middle ground, nothing we can all agree on. It's time for sports to bring us together.

Forbath’s FG on final play sends Saints past Falcons 20-17

Jamarca Sanford's interception at the Atlanta 25 with less than two minutes remaining set up Kai Forbath's 30-yard field goal as time expired, giving the New Orleans Saints a 20-17 win over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday.

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From “Rec” League… to Record Breaking: Seeing Double

For the last dozen years the Foster Twins have been dominating every football field they...

Chilling: Braves’ refrigerated cup holders help battle heat

On a sweltering 90-plus degree summer day at the Braves’ new ballpark, the Irvine siblings were armed with one option to battle the sun and unrelenting heat while sitting in the seats behind the right field wall: refrigerated cup holders.

Hawks hold on to beat Nets

The only blemish during the Brooklyn Nets' recent surge toward a playoff berth came over the...


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Southern signs 2015 football class

The Georgia Southern Eagles football program received letters of intent from members of the 2015 signing day class on Wednesday. After a surprising 2014 season,...

Castro’s RBI single lifts G-Braves in 11th

Daniel Castro laced an RBI single with the bases loaded and nobody out in the bottom of the 11th inning, sending the Gwinnett Braves (64-75) to a 1-0 victory over the Durham Bulls (61-79) on Thursday night at Coolray Field.

Miami introduces Mark Richt as its new football coach

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — After 33 years, Mark Richt is home. Miami announced Richt as its new football coach Friday, two days after striking...

Georgia officially retires Uga IX, names ‘Que’ Uga X

It’s official, folks. The Georgia Bulldogs announced Thursday that Uga IX (also known as Russ) has officially been retired. His predecessor will be Que. After...

Georgia’s Smart expects QB Fromm to push Eason this spring

Kirby Smart wants Georgia's 18 returning starters on offense and defense to feel the heat of competition this spring.


Hawks remain perfect in preseason, beating Spurs 100-86

ATLANTA -- Jeff Teague scored 19 points and the Hawks remained perfect in the preseason, beating the San Antonio Spurs 100-86 Wednesday night in Atlanta's first home game...
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‘Power Five’ vote for larger scholarships

The five most powerful NCAA athletic conferences voted Saturday to allow institutions to increase athlete scholarship coverage to reach a federally determined full cost...