ATLANTA (AP) - The Atlanta Braves have drafted left-handed pitcher Sean Gilmartin from Florida State with their first pick in the amateur draft.
Georgia Southern was eliminated from the NCAA Division I baseball regional Saturday in Columbia, S.C., losing 5-2 to North Carolina State
The year that helped Justin Allgaier break into NASCAR's national level was 2008, when he won six races in his family-owned ARCA car and was propelled into a full-time Nationwide Series ride for the next season. In the process, the native of Riverton, Ill., was heeding words of wisdom offered by another prominent driver from the Midwest.
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 ...
DECATUR, Ill. -Georgia Southern head football coach Jeff Monken is among six people in 2013 induction class for the Millikin University Athletic Hall of Fame.
Georgia Southern opens its final season of Southern Conference play at 7 p.m. Saturday when it faces Wofford at Spartanburg, S.C., in a battle of ranked teams.
STATESBORO - Brittany Northcutt led Georgia with 11 kills as the Bulldogs held Georgia Southern to an .078 hitting percentage to earn a 3-0 volleyball victory over the Eagles on Tuesday night in Hanner Fieldhouse.
Georgia Southern remained at No. 10 in the Sports Network football poll this week after Saturday's 59-17 win over St. Francis in Statesboro, according to gseagles.com.
Georgia Southern will seek its second straight win to open the season when it hosts St. Francis (Pa.) at
As the 2013 season approaches, it's starting to sink in for the Eagle Nation that there will be 11 games for the Georgia Southern Eagles, no more, no less.
Three years in the weight room can do you a lot of good. Just ask Garrett Frye.
Georgia Southern's scrimmage on Saturday at Paulson Stadium wasn't about scoring, it was about filling out the depth chart on the final day of fall camp.
It wouldn't be too much of a stretch to refer to Georgia Southern as "Defensive Back U."
There were some new faces getting in on the action Saturday morning when the Georgia Southern Eagles held a scrimmage at Paulson Stadium.
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