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.
CHICAGO - The Chicago Bulls were out of sorts long before Derrick Rose hobbled off the court at the end of the game.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Though they are huge rivals on the field, Auburn University is among the colleges reaching out to help devastated Tuscaloosa, home to the University of Alabama.
NEW YORK - From lockout to injunction to limbo and back to lockout - with a draft thrown in. Not even Super Bowl week gets that wild.
TERLINGUA, Texas - Kenneth Butler touched the metal end of his prosthetic arm instinctively as he recalled the horrors he witnessed in Iraq.
Outstanding performances by Georgia Southern freshmen Stephanie Hicks and Hinesville's Kwajelin Holsendolph earned the pair multiple all-freshman honors from the Southern Conference on Saturday.
MINNEAPOLIS - The NFL is a long way from playing football. One confusing day after a federal judge ended a 45-day lockout, small groups of players showed up at team facilities Tuesday and were let inside but told they would not be allowed to work out. Most left in a matter of minutes on a strange day with more questions than answers. The judge said she will take at least another day to consider whether ...
ATLANTA - Thomas Dimitroff is looking at more than just defensive ends as the Falcons' general manager considers his options for the first round of the NFL draft on Thursday night.
It's tournament time in the NCAA. Georgia Southern has been wildly successful in spring sports in recent years - by mid-major standards - and there's a lot on the line for the Eagles as spring turns into summer.
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