KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Miguel Cabrera had just achieved baseball immortality, and everyone around him knew it.
Coco Crisp settled under the final fly ball, and the Oakland Athletics started charging onto the field like a bunch of Little Leaguers chasing an ice cream truck after a big win.
ATLANTA - Georgia Southern University students have endorsed two new fees for athletics. The Georgia Board of Regents now must consider them.
The Texas Rangers are totally set for the playoffs, eager to break out the bats, balls and gloves for really big games.
ROSEMONT, Ill. - Conference commissioners are considering the possibility of adding another game to be part of the semifinal rotation for the new college football playoff.
One official was pulled from duty because he's a fan. Another negated a touchdown without ever throwing a penalty flag. Several others had difficulty with basic rules.
ATLANTA - John Fox and Mike Smith each emphasized power running games in their three years together in the NFC South.
The Georgia Southern Eagles went into the 2012 season with sky-high expectations, a boatload of talent and two huge concerns - the secondary and the kicking game.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Mississippi State quarterback Tyler Russell is the Southeastern Conference offensive player of the week, Georgia linebacker Jarvis Jones received defensive honor and Florida kicker Caleb Sturgis turned in the top special-teams performance.
Robert Brown has the peace of mind he's been seeking since his freshman year at Georgia Southern in 2010.
Dion Dubose said he gets motivated for practice every day, but he admitted the adrenalin flow this week was a little stronger than normal.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Chipper Jones got a warm send-off from San Diego, the city in which he made his big league debut for the Atlanta Braves in 1993.
There is one more scrimmage and a handful of practices left before the 2012 football season begins, and the look of the Georgia Southern Eagles finally is starting to take shape.
NEW YORK - Don't overlook the two biggest winners in Augusta National's decision to invite women to join the club.
Life as a Division-I college football player has plenty of demands.