FLOWERY BRANCH - Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons disagree with the idea they have little to play for in Sunday's final regular-season game against Tampa Bay.
ATLANTA (AP) - Police say the wife of former Atlanta Braves star Andruw Jones accused him of dragging her down a staircase, grabbing her neck and saying wanted to kill her.
When Gabby Douglas allowed herself to dream of being the Olympic champion, she imagined having a nice little dinner with family and friends to celebrate. Maybe she'd make an appearance here and there.
There are times when sports bring out the best in us. Like Victor Cruz writing a heartfelt message on his cleats, dedicated to a 6-year-old victim of the carnage at Sandy Hook Elementary School. There are times when sports bring out the worst in us. Not even 72 hours removed from the horror in Newtown, there were racist tweets blasting NBC for pre-empting its regular Sunday night football coverage to show President Obama's speech from ...
FLOWERY BRANCH, - As the Atlanta Falcons' offensive line sees it, there's no need to antagonize Ndamukong Suh.
FORT WORTH, Texas - Erika Ford provided another quick scoring burst for sixth-ranked Georgia, and the Lady Bulldogs still are undefeated a dozen games into the season.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Falcons coach Mike Smith has learned that little credit is given for regular-season success when it is followed by postseason flops.
FARGO, N.D. - The Georgia Southern Eagles came into the game making only 8 of 21 field goal attempts on the season.
Six weeks ago, despite a stretch where they won six-straight games and earned a No. 1 ranking, there was a lingering question as to whether the Georgia Southern Eagles were actually good enough to win the national championship.
FARGO, N.D. - Georgia Southern officials are hoping to return home with more than a victory after Friday's football game at North Dakota State.
Zero. That's the number of touchdowns North Dakota State's defense has allowed so far in the 2012 Football Championship Subdivision playoffs. As a matter of fact, the Bison haven't allowed an offensive touchdown in a playoff game since the second quarter on Dec. 17, 2011, when Georgia Southern's Dominique Swope scored on a 23-yard run in a 35-7 semifinal decision against NDSU. And yes, that includes the 2011 national title game, when NDSU beat Sam ...
BOSTON - Liberty Mutual Insurance named Georgia Southern head football coach Jeff Monken one of five FCS finalists for the 2012 Liberty Mutual Coach of the Year Award.
It'll be a good one if you like passing. Rushing too. At noon Saturday in Norfolk, Va., the nation's leading passing offense will face off with the nation's leading rushing attack when Old Dominion and Georgia Southern meet in the quarterfinals of the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs. Old Dominion (11-1) averages 46 points and 392 passing yards per game, while the Eagles (9-3) rush for 393 and score 35 points per game. "It is what ...
Legendary coach Erk Russell now stands watch forever outside Paulson Stadium in Statesboro after officials unveiled his statue on Saturday before Georgia Southern's first-round playoff game.
ATLANTA - The Braves traded Tommy Hanson to the Los Angeles Angels for former closer Jordan Walden on Friday, clearing a spot in the Atlanta rotation for Julio Teheran, Randal Delgado or another young starter.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern is hosting four baseball camps for youth age 5 to rising high-school seniors.
Demolition of the scoreboard at the east end of Allen E. Paulson Stadium began Monday as preparation begins for the upcoming stadium-expansion and Football Operations Center projects.
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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