AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - Amid the euphoria of winning the Masters for the third time, Phil Mickelson couldn't help but feel empathy for Lee Westwood as they sat in the scoring hut behind the 18th green to sign their scorecards.
STATESBORO - Six home games and a trip to Athens to play the Georgia Bulldogs are on the schedule for the 2012 Georgia Southern Football season.
When fans see their team come a win away from playing for a national title, expectations go through the roof.
Georgia Southern's defensive line had plenty of star power in 2010.
ATLANTA - The clickety-clack of spikes has been replaced by nice, quiet sneakers. Otherwise, it's hard to detect much of a difference between Fredi Gonzalez and the guy he replaced in the Atlanta Braves dugout.
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) - The Minnesota Twins traded right-handed pitching prospect Billy Bullock to the Atlanta Braves, which allows them to retain Rule 5 draft choice Scott Diamond.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The San Francisco Giants' former head trainer testified Tuesday that Barry Bonds added significant muscle mass in 1999 and that he recommended the slugger's personal trainers be banished from the team's facilities the following year.
ATLANTA (AP) - Falcons owner Arthur Blank says there will be professional football in 2011 in Atlanta.
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) - No team has ever been so happy to be 1-20. Skylar Diggins scored 24 points and second-seeded Notre Dame made up for 28 years of beatings at the hands of Tennessee, upsetting the top-seeded Lady Vols 73-59 Monday night to earn a spot in the Final Four. "We went into the locker room after the game and the first thing the team said was, "1 and 20! 1 and 20!" coach ...
Springtime signifies change. Over the last half-decade, the Georgia Southern Eagles have taken that literally - new coaching staffs, new schemes and new players - so it was a refreshing change to see familiar coaches and players as spring camp got underway Monday on the banks of Beautiful Eagle Creek. There was only one new face that stood out. Jack Curtis went through his first full practice session at GSU after replacing defensive coordinator Brent ...
NEW CITY, N.Y. (AP) - Former football star Lawrence Taylor has been sentenced in New York to six years on probation after a judge refused to allow a teenage prostitute to speak.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Now that a jury has been selected in the Barry Bonds perjury trial, the prosecutors and the slugger's lawyers are scheduled Tuesday to deliver opening statements.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Jantel Lavender almost went to Tennessee. Four years later, she'll test herself against the Lady Vols.
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - Jasmine James and the Georgia Lady Bulldogs were too much for a Middle Tennessee State team bearing the memory of a lost teammate on their right shoulders.
The Big East was a bust. The Jimmer lived up to the hype. There are plenty of 10s, 11s and 12s left in the bracket, along with a handful of talented freshmen and a few familiar faces from Tobacco Road.
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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