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Gamecock duo up for natinoal player of the year

Posted: 03/03/2016 - South Carolina senior guard Tiffany Mitchell and sophomore forward A’ja Wilson are among 10 semifinalists for the Naismith Trophy, the Atlanta Tipoff Club announced today.

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Falcons cut wide receiver Roddy White

Posted: 03/02/2016 - The Atlanta Falcons have released Roddy White, who holds the franchise career records for most catches, receiving yards and touchdown catches.

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Injured Southern star headed home from Atlanta

Posted: 02/25/2016 - Devon Gales, the Southern wide receiver who suffered a paralyzing neck injury during a September football game at Georgia, is returning to his home in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, with the promise his family soon will have a new home designed to accommodate his needs.

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Auburn hands Georgia a road loss

Posted: 02/24/2016 - AUBURN, Ala. (AP) -- TJ Lang scored a career-high 21 points and T.J. Dunans and Bryce Brown made key free throws late to help Auburn survive an 84-81 victory over Georgia on Wednesday night. The Tigers (11-16, 5-10 Southeastern Conference), who had lost eight of their last nine games, built a 19-point lead late in the first half. Kenny Gaines hit three 3-pointers in a 20-second span to give the Bulldogs (14-12, 7-8) a chance in the final seconds. His third made it 77-74 with 23 seconds remaining against the short-handed Tigers, setting up a wild finish. Dunans and Georgia's J.J. Frazier traded four free throws, with Dunans picking up his fifth foul. Frazier, who scored 29 points, then hit a quick 3-pointer to cut the margin to 82-81 with 6 seconds left. Auburn freshman Bryce Brown hit two foul shots with 3.8 seconds left and Georgia couldn't get another point.

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Braves to induct Andruw Jones and John Schuerholz into their hall of fame

Atlanta Braves

Posted: 02/24/2016 - Atlanta Braves President John Schuerholz and former outfielder Andruw Jones will be inducted into the Braves Hall of Fame this summer, the organization announced today. The duo will be inducted during a luncheon on August 19 and honored that evening in a pregame ceremony before the Braves play the Washington Nationals.

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Georgia Tech knocks off Clemson in Atlanta

Georgia Tech Yellowjackets

Posted: 02/23/2016 - Marcus Georges-Hunt scored 25 points, including two free throws with three seconds remaining, and Georgia Tech came back from a second-half deficit of 13 points to beat Clemson 75-73 on Tuesday night.

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Gamecock women knock off Alabama

Posted: 02/22/2016 - A'ja Wilson scored 16 points and Alaina Coates added 13 points and a career-high 18 rebounds to lead No. 3 South Carolina to a 66-46 victory over Alabama on Monday nigh

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Tech's Marcus George's Hunt named ACC player of the week

Georgia Tech Yellowjackets

Posted: 02/22/2016 - Georgia Tech senior Marcus Georges-Hunt, who scored 46 points in two Yellow Jacket wins last week and sank the game-winning basket against No. 19 Notre Dame, has been named the Atlantic Coast Conference Basketball Player of the Week.

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Gamecocks Edge Gators in Overtime, 73-69

University of South Carolina Gamecocks

Posted: 02/20/2016 - The win keeps Carolina (22-5, 9-5) in position for a top-four seed in the upcoming conference tournament, and snaps a five-year winless streak against the Gators.

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Hawks fall to the Heat in Atlanta

Posted: 02/19/2016 - Luol Deng scored 30 points and Josh McRoberts had 19 -- season highs for each player -- and the Miami Heat, playing without All-Stars Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh, beat the Atlanta Hawks 115-111 on Friday night.

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Former Brave Mike Minor signs with the Royals

Posted: 02/19/2016 - The Royals agreed to a $7.25 million, two-year contract with Mike Minor, adding another left-hander to what is becoming a crowded competition for two spots in their starting rotation.

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Hawks trade Shelvin Mack to the Utah Jazz

Updated: 02/19/2016 - The Utah Jazz have announced they acquired point guard Shelvin Mack from Atlanta in a three-team deal including the Chicago Bulls. The Bulls receive a second-round pick from the Jazz and guard Justin Holliday from the Hawks. Atlanta receives guard Kirk Hinrich from the Bulls.

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Clemson takes care of business in beating Boston College

Updated: 02/19/2016 - GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) -- Jaron Blossomgame scored 23 points and Clemson kept its long-shot NCAA tournament hopes alive with a 65-54 victory over Boston College on Wednesday. The Tigers (16-10, 9-5 Atlantic Coast Conference) trailed at the half and were down 43-42 with 12 minutes left before going on a 16-5 run to gain control and send the Eagles (7-19, 0-13) to their 13th straight loss. Clemson has more work to do if it wants to move into the NCAA field. Falling to struggling Boston College, though, would've been a death blow. Donte Grantham put the Tigers up for good, 45-43, with a 3-pointer before Blossomgame's two foul shots. Grantham, Avry Holmes and Blossomgame each hit 3-pointers to give the Tigers a 58-48 lead that the Eagles could not overcome. Boston College leading scorer Eli Carter was 1-of-17 shooting to end with 5 points, 11 fewer than his season's average.

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Clemson wide receiver Germone Hopper to transfer

Updated: 02/19/2016 - Clemson wide receiver Germone Hopper will transfer to another school for his final year of eligibility. Hopper plans to graduate this summer, then play for another school next fall. The native of Charlotte, N.C. had 71 career receptions for 797 yards over the last three years. He red-shirted his first year.

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