Work of Jackets' groundskeeper shows on field

Under the care of first-year groundskeeper Zach Severns, Lake Olmstead Stadium's field is in its best condition in years.
By David Lee

Giants sign ex-Brave Uggla

PHILADELPHIA - The San Francisco Giants have signed former All-Star second baseman Dan Uggla to a minor league contract.

UGA line star arrested

ATHENS, Ga. -- Georgia defensive lineman Jonathan Taylor was arrested early Tuesday on a charge of felony aggravated assault/family violence.
By Marc Weiszer

Petrino out to prove he deserves second chance

Bobby Petrino turned Louisville into a top-10 team nearly a decade ago. Now, more than two years after a scandal derailed his career, Petrino is back with the Cardinals as they enter the Atlantic Coast Conference.

Six South American players refusing to return to club in Ukraine

MOSCOW - Six South Americans have refused to return to Ukraine in the troubled city of Donetsk, risking possible fines and suspensions for breach of contract.
By James Ellingworth

Chamberlain's arm, beard fit in with Tigers

DETROIT - The Detroit Tigers have gotten a good return on their short-term investment in right-hander Joba Chamberlain.
By Larry Lage

Marlins beat Braves in 10th

ATLANTA - Garrett Jones drove in two runs with a bases-loaded single in the 10th inning, lifting the Miami Marlins to a 3-1 victory over the Atlanta Braves.
By Charles Odum

Green jacket is all that remains on McIlroy's checklist

HOYLAKE, England - Rory McIlroy clutched the treasured piece of silverware for winning golf's oldest major championship. Now he's got his eyes on a new jacket. 
By Paul Newberry

Grand slams run through Giants organization

Key grand slams have become a trend in the San Francisco Giants organization this season, reaching all the way to Augusta.
By David Lee

Longtime Masters City volunteer dies

Ralph Herndon, who died Sunday at 83, was a longtime fixture at Masters City Little League.
By Chris Gay

Tour leader knows doping suspicions loom

CARCASSONNE, France - The man who looks set to win the Tour de France, says he understands that cycling is still paying for its longtime doping plague.
By Jamey Keaten


In Charleston, S.C., the RiverDogs scored three runs in the eighth to beat the Augusta GreenJackets 8-5 on Monday.

Baseball, then business, for Jeter

Derek Jeter announced the launch of Jeter Publishing, a partnership with Simon & Schuster, last November and became a partner of a company encouraging healthy nutrition.
By Ronald Blum

Alliance could end disconnect between NASCAR, teams

The Race Team Alliance, at its core, hopes to prevent fights with NASCAR going forward.
By Jenna Fryer

CFO says sale of Clippers is needed to settle Sterling's debts

The chief financial officer of Donald Sterling's properties says the billionaire might be forced to sell a large portion of his real estate empire to cover $500 million in loans.

Woods still believes he belongs in Ryder Cup

HOYLAKE, England - Even after his worst 72-hole finish in a major, Tiger Woods says he would pick himself for the Ryder Cup team.

Late push helps give Norwegian rider stage win

NIMES, France - Almost at the line, Jack Bauer and Martin Elmiger were exhausted, but could see it coming - their first Tour de France stage victory. Those last 50 meters, however, got in the way.
By Jamey Keaten

Cowboys expect Romo to be 'full go' at camp

Tony Romo probably won't have to sneak into competitive situations when the Dallas Cowboys hold their first training camp practice Thursday.

Bourdais, Conway get wins in IndyCar doubleheader

TORONTO - Sebastien Bourdais and Mike Conway won races in IndyCar's doubleheader at Toronto, where rain forced the series to run both races Sunday.

Teen picks up victory in LPGA event

SYLVANIA, Ohio - Now that she's officially a millionaire, Lydia Ko joked she'll have to keep a closer watch on where her paychecks go.

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