The Atlanta Falcons have agreed to terms with record-setting kicker Jason Elam, who is leaving Denver after 15 seasons with the Broncos.
Clemson coach Oliver Purnell has agreed to a two-year contract extension through 2014.
With 17 starters back from a team that went to the Chick Fil-A bowl a year ago, expectations at Clemson are pretty high. This evening, the top Tiger, Tommy Bowden, made what's become his annual trek to Aiken.
Tiger Woods made a 25-foot birdie putt on the final hole to win the Arnold Palmer Invitational by one shot. It extends his PGA Tour winning streak to five and keeps his perfect season intact.
Tyrekus ‘AJ’ Bowman tied a career-high with 33 points as the Augusta State Jaguars advanced to the NCAA South Atlantic Region championship game for the first time in school history with their 78-65 win over Wingate on Sunday. Augusta State (24-6) will play in Tuesday’s championship game against either Clayton State or Lenoir-Rhyne, who meet in the second semifinal.
Despite having two different leads on Sunday in Texas, the Augusta Lynx couldn't stop a late serge from the Wildcatters as Texas defeated the Lynx, 3-2.
North Carolina's Wayne Ellington has left a frown on Clemson's face once again. Only this time, there was an Atlantic Coast Conference championship at stake.
Georgia, which won four regular-season games in the SEC all season, has won three in three days -- including two on Saturday -- to make an improbable charge to Sunday's SEC tournament championship game.
Clayton State withstood a furious, late-game rally from USC Aiken and upset the top-seeded and sixth-ranked Pacers 60-58 Saturday in the third quarterfinal game of the opening day of the 2008 NCAA South Atlantic Regional in Christenberry Fieldhouse.
The second-seeded Augusta State Jaguars had their lowest scoring output of the season, but it was still enough to hold off seventh-seeded Johnson C. Smith 58-54 in the quarterfinals of the NCAA South Atlantic Region tournament. With the win, the Jaguars (23-6) advance to Sunday’s semifinals where they will meet third-seeded Wingate.
Top-seeded Wingate University advanced to the NCAA Division II South Atlantic Region tournament championship game Saturday night when the Bulldogs outlasted fifth-seeded Augusta State University 66-65 at Francis Marion’s Smith University Center.
A severe storm ripped two holes in the side of the Georgia Dome in downtown Atlanta during the Southeastern Conference tournament, halting the Alabama-Mississippi State and sending fans fleeing for the exits.
Senior hurler Scott Wandless tossed nearly eight innings of three-hit baseball as 10th-ranked USC Aiken (21-5, 5-2 PBC) calmed the Georgia Southwestern Hurricanes (7-15, 3-4 PBC) 6-1 in Peach Belt Conference action on Friday evening at Roberto Hernandez Stadium. After suffering a three-game sweep in Americus, Ga. last year, this win marks the first-ever for the Pacers over the newest member of the PBC.
The ladies from Augusta State picked up a first round win in the South Atlantic Region by beating Shaw University 88-70. Jasmine Godwin led the offense with 14 points including three from beyond the three point line. Augusta State plays Wingate Saturday night at 6pm.
The trial of suspended NFL quarterback Michael Vick on state dogfighting charges has been delayed. Vick was scheduled to stand trial on April 2. The Surry County Commonwealth Attorney's office says no new date has been set yet.