Sunday, January 21, 2018

Lawmaker pushes for high school football game replays

A Georgia lawmaker wants to force the use of instant replays for reviews of calls in high school football playoff and championship games.

Simonds leads Georgia State over rival 83-66

D’Marcus Simonds had 24 points and 10 rebounds to lead Georgia State to an 83-66 victory over rival Georgia Southern on Saturday.

Lopez, Markkanen power Bulls to easy win over Hawks

“That was their game plan, but I can do much more than just shoot from the outside,” he said. “I missed I don’t know how many 3s, but that wasn’t going for me tonight. I had to figure out something else.”

Brown scores 28, No. 17 Auburn rallies to beat Georgia

Coming off a loss to archrival Alabama and trailing by double digits at halftime for the third time in four games, No. 17 Auburn never panicked and let the home crowd spark another second-half comeback.

Savannah State holds off Hampton from the line, wins 103-101

Zach Sellers hit two key free throws with 11 seconds left and Javaris Jenkins added a third four seconds later as Savannah State held on win its fourth Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference game in four starts, topping Hampton 103-101 Saturday night.

What matters more than a good QB in these playoffs? A...

Still think that all a team needs to succeed in the modern game is an elite QB? Go ahead and take a close look at Sunday’s matchups for the conference championship games.

Robert Yates posthumously inducted into NASCAR Hall of Fame

Although he lost his battle with liver cancer five months after he was voted into the Hall, Yates was able to write his own acceptance speech for Friday night’s ceremony. It was read by Dale Jarrett, a Hall of Famer who won the 1999 championship driving for Yates.

Amid misbehavior everywhere, NBA may need to flex its muscle

Players are upset with referees, and that airing of grievances will be aired officially in meetings with the league at All-Star weekend.

Episode 37: Super Bowl destination Minneapolis: Bold North

Minneapolis is the Super Bowl host city this year and locals are hoping visitors will embrace the Bold North with winter sports, a winter carnival and other cold weather activities.

Georgia Butkus Award winner Roquan Smith to enter NFL draft

Linebacker Roquan Smith, the leader of a defense that led Georgia to the national championship game, is entering the NFL draft.