PHILADELPHIA - The race for the 2011 Buck Buchanan Award, sponsored by Fathead.com, kicked off Monday with The Sports Network's announcement that six returning finalists from last season are part of a stellar 20-player watch list for the Football Championship Subdivision's top individual defensive honor.
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NEW YORK - Seems you can't put a baseball star on trial without a mistrial.
NEW YORK - Significant progress on a major sticking point in the NFL labor impasse - soaring rookie salaries - during marathon talks Thursday raised hopes that a tentative agreement in principle could perhaps come within 24 hours, according to two people familiar with the negotiations.
ATLANTA - The NCAA has put Georgia Tech on four years of probation and fined the school $100,000 for violations in the football and men's basketball programs.
From Derek Jeter to Albert Pujols and Joe Mauer, you could put together an All-Star team just from the guys who have been stuck on the disabled list this season.
There's been a debate lately over whether Pat Tillman belongs in the NFL Hall of Fame.
ATLANTA - Former Georgia tailback Caleb King says he is entering the NFL's supplemental draft.
DUSSELDORF, Germany - The U.S. women's soccer team shared the Yankee Stadium scoreboard with Derek Jeter, made an appearance on "Good Morning America" and now can count Tom Hanks, Lil Wayne and Super Bowl MVP Aaron Rodgers among their list of star-studded admirers.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - The Southern Conference has reached a deal to show league football games on public television systems in Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina.
Georgia Southern didn't just change the playbook when head coach Jeff Monken and his staff took over in 2010.
ARLINGTON, Texas - Go to the ballpark and catch a foul ball: It's what every fan wants to do.
SAVANNAH - Former Georgia Athletic Director Damon Evans has been hired as a consultant for Savannah State.
Georgia Southern announced Tuesday that WBMZ 103.7 The Boomer will serve as the flagship station for the Georgia Southern Radio Network for the upcoming 2011-12 season. The station is owned and operated by Radio Metter, Inc., and will start airing the preseason edition of "Inside Georgia Southern Football" with coach Jeff Monken in late August.
AUGUSTA - A green jacket that belonged to Masters Tournament co-founder Bobby Jones will be up for auction next month, and auction officials say they expect it to go for more than $100,000.