The South Carolina Gamecocks are the No. 4 overall seed in the 64-team NCAA baseball tournament. They're the only Southeastern Conference team that has been to the regionals each year since 2000. They've been to Omaha for the College World Series four times in the past 11 years. They're the defending national champions. And Georgia Southern's got to play them today.
ATLANTA - First, the Flames. Now, the Thrashers. Atlanta has become the first city in the NHL's modern era to lose two hockey teams as the Thrashers' owners agreed Tuesday to sell the struggling franchise to a group that will move it to Winnipeg next season. True North Sports and Entertainment announced the deal during a news conference at Winnipeg's MTS Centre, where the team will play. "Our objective was always to find a solution ...
For Brad Keselowski, learning to lead on the race track was easy: step on the gas and turn the wheel. Learning to lead off the track?
NFL owners got their major on-field business out of the way quickly Tuesday, leaving them plenty of time to discuss labor strategy.
For years, George Hincapie not only was a key cog on Lance Armstrong's cycling team, but he also was one of Armstrong's closest friends.
After finally seeing some light at the end of the proverbial tunnel, last weekend's 5-Hour Energy 200 at Dover International Speedway was almost a microcosm of Rusty Wallace Racing's season to date.
ATLANTA - Atlanta Thrashers fans are planning to take advantage of possibly their last opportunity to demonstrate support for the NHL to remain in Atlanta.
MINNEAPOLIS - The NFL's lockout remains in place, a federal appeals court ruled Monday. That means the league likely won't get back to business until at least next month - and maybe much longer than that.
BUFORD - Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan says he doesn't mind working as a player and a coach during the NFL lockout.
CUMMING - During the brief lifting of the NFL lockout, Atlanta Falcons linebacker Coy Wire got plenty of encouragement from coach Mike Smith.
ATLANTA (AP) - There's a tape that Josh Smith's coach wants him to see. It shows the Atlanta Hawks forward attacking the basket. And defending. And rebounding. And finding the open man. About the only thing it doesn't feature is Smith parking himself on the outside, putting up jumpers beyond his range. "I've been telling him from day one: just because the shot is open doesn't mean that's the shot you take," Hawks coach Larry ...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Decked in plenty of pink, Freddie Freeman had a career night. Freeman homered and had three hits, Jair Jurrjens pitched neatly into the seventh inning and the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-2 on Sunday night. On a Mother's Day when many players around the majors wore pink wristbands and pink necklaces and used pink bats to show their support for the fight against breast cancer, Freeman was the only starter ...
ATLANTA - As NFL labor woes keep his players away from football, Falcons owner Arthur Blank and his employees worked Thursday to build a place for kids to play.
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - Georgia Southern All-American and Walter Payton Award winner Adrian Peterson was selected by the Virginia Destroyers in the third round, 14th pick overall, of the United Football League (UFL) draft May 2. Peterson, who played eight seasons with the NFL's Chicago Bears from 2002-09, helped Georgia Southern win back-to-back national championships in 1999 and 2000. Head coach and general manager Marty Shottenheimer leads the Destroyers into their inaugural season, which begins ...
COPENHAGEN, Denmark - Former heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield is hoping to line up a world-championship fight if he can beat Brian Nielsen in a non-title bout Saturday.
Sporting News released its list of the top 10 shooting guards in college basketball Wednesday with former Liberty County High School phenom Jordan McRae being listed as six.
STATESBORO - The trip to Statesboro on I-16 is a familiar one for Chad Lunsford. Georgia Southern's new wide receivers coach and recruiting coordinator has made the journey before.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern football broke ground on the future Wednesday.
STATESBORO - Robert Brown, a major factor in the success of the triple option at Georgia Southern in 2010, has been medically disqualified from further participating in football practice or competition, the school announced.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Javon Mention, a three-year letterwinner at Georgia Southern, has earned a spot on the defensive-linemen watch list for the College Football Performance Awards.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University will hold a groundbreaking ceremony at 11 a.m. today in the east end zone of Paulson Stadium to begin two major expansion projects.
Georgia Southern had plenty to talk about during the 2012-13 season.
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