PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - While the new-look Atlanta Hawks started to jell, the Portland Trail Blazers got off to a rocky start with their revamped roster.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) - The NBA, the WNBA and the U.S. men's and women's national basketball teams are heading to Manchester, spreading the sport's American reach in Britain beyond London. The NBA has had preseason games in London for four straight years. The New Jersey Nets and Toronto Raptors play regular-season games there Friday and Saturday. The league will play an exhibition game at Manchester's MEN Arena in 2013, with the teams still to ...
ATLANTA (AP) - The Atlanta Thrashers acquired forward Radek Dvorak from the Florida Panthers for forwards Niclas Bergfors and Patrick Rissmiller on Monday.
ATLANTA (AP) - After putting together a roster that returned the Braves to the playoffs, general manager Frank Wren was rewarded with a two-year contract extension that keeps him in Atlanta through the 2013 season. The Braves announced the deal Monday, an agreement that means Wren and new manager Fredi Gonzalez are signed for the next three years. "We feel like we're on the right path," Wren told The Associated Press in a telephone ...
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Trevor Bayne celebrated his Daytona 500 victory by playing basketball with friends, then skateboarding on the infield of NASCAR's most storied race track. And why not? This is the youngest winner of the Great American Race. Bayne seemed still in disbelief Monday of his Daytona 500 victory, which came a day after his 20th birthday and in just his second start in NASCAR's elite Sprint Cup Series. His beaming ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Charlie Batch emerged with a smile and a positive outlook Monday after attending a fourth consecutive day of federally mediated negotiations between the NFL and the players' union.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Pat Summitt keeps reminding her Tennessee players that they haven't won anything big yet. The way the Lady Volunteers have plowed through their Southeastern Conference schedule this season, she may need a new way to motivate them.
NEW YORK (AP) - The New York Knicks finally landed Carmelo Anthony, ending a trade saga and their quest for a second superstar with one blockbuster deal.
DAVIDSON, N.C. (AP) - JP Kuhlman scored 19 points and Davidson continued its mastery of Georgia Southern in an 83-56 rout Wednesday night.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - All John Jenkins needed was one good shot to end his scoring drought and launch Vanderbilt's comeback against Georgia.
NEW YORK (AP) - Even after a decade of futility, the New York Knicks aren't satisfied with a winning record at the All-Star break.
ATLANTA (AP) - Iman Shumpert has been one of the few bright spots in Georgia Tech's difficult season.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) - Atlanta Braves third baseman Chipper Jones took grounders and got in some swings on the first day of spring training, a significant step in his recovery from major knee surgery.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) - Fredi Gonzalez kept tossing and turning. Finally, at a quarter 'til 4, he climbed from bed and started getting dressed.
ATLANTA (AP) - All-Star defenseman Dustin Byfuglien signed a five-year, $26 million contract extension with the Atlanta Thrashers on Tuesday.
Sporting News released its list of the top 10 shooting guards in college basketball Wednesday with former Liberty County High School phenom Jordan McRae being listed as six.
STATESBORO - The trip to Statesboro on I-16 is a familiar one for Chad Lunsford. Georgia Southern's new wide receivers coach and recruiting coordinator has made the journey before.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern football broke ground on the future Wednesday.
STATESBORO - Robert Brown, a major factor in the success of the triple option at Georgia Southern in 2010, has been medically disqualified from further participating in football practice or competition, the school announced.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Javon Mention, a three-year letterwinner at Georgia Southern, has earned a spot on the defensive-linemen watch list for the College Football Performance Awards.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University will hold a groundbreaking ceremony at 11 a.m. today in the east end zone of Paulson Stadium to begin two major expansion projects.
Georgia Southern had plenty to talk about during the 2012-13 season.
It's been a wild year in Georgia Southern athletics.
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