ATLANTA (AP) - Jason Collins spent all but six minutes on the bench when the Atlanta Hawks were swept by the Orlando Magic in a lopsided second-round playoff series last year.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The NFL and its locked-out players have resumed mediation.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Barry Bonds stepped outside the Phillip Burton Federal Building for the first time as a convicted felon, and a school bus went by. The home-run king flashed a victory sign with two fingers.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Plenty of rest. Zero momentum.
ATLANTA (AP) - Josh Johnson was almost unhittable. Everyone agrees he can be even better.
ATLANTA (AP) - Chipper Jones hit his first homer of the season in the ninth inning on Wednesday night, giving the Braves' switch-hitter 1,500 RBIs for his career.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Braves did it all. Pitched well. Went deep. Manufactured runs. Played some brilliant defense.
Editor's note: This is a sports column by Statesboro Herald sports editor Matt Yogus. It contains opinion.
ATLANTA (AP) - With a little offensive support, Derek Lowe might have three wins.
LONDON (AP) - Some called it a "meltdown," others labeled it "misery" or a "horror show." No matter how you describe it, Rory McIlroy's final round at the Masters turned into agony for the young Northern Irishman from Holywood and his supporters back in Britain.
Carson Hill was arguably the most - if not only - consistent thing about the Georgia Southern Eagles between 2006 and 2010.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - Two old champions with 10 green jackets between them strolled up to the first tee to kick off the Masters, then stepped aside to let the real contenders take their place Thursday at Augusta National.
MILWAUKEE (AP) - Derek Lowe says he got outdueled by one of the game's elite.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - If Tiger Woods wins his 19th major championship, Jack Nicklaus wants to be there to shake his hand. Put him at the head of the line, in fact.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - This NCAA tournament had plenty of twists, turns and upsets even before the championship game. Coach Gary Blair and Texas A&M delivered a thrilling ending.