ATLANTA - The short week came at a good time for the Atlanta Falcons. Ditto for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
A system change needs to be made to ensure the best players make the U.S. Ryder Cup roster and not just the more recognizable names.
ATHENS, Ga. - Aaron Murray topped 300 yards passing in each of Georgia's first three games last season. Hutson Mason will enter Saturday's game against Troy without having reached the 200-yard passing mark yet.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Jameis Winston has been benched for the first half of Saturday's game against Clemson after making "offensive and vulgar" comments about women and Florida State officials say that the quarterback will undergo internal discipline.
Aric Almirola's chances to advance to the second round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship probably went up in smoke last week at Chicagoland Speedway.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The Panthers finally made a decision on Greg Hardy. The Pro Bowl defensive end will not play any more games for Carolina until his domestic violence case is resolved.
ATLANTA - Christian Bethancourt had a three-run single to help the Atlanta Braves beat the Washington Nationals 3-1 on Wednesday night and preserve their fading playoff hopes.
The "Home of Golf" is about to find out if its doors are open to women. On the same day Scotland votes on whether to become independent, a historic sporting decision will be made inside arguably the most famous building in golf.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson was declared out, back in, then out again as he faces a felony child-abuse charge in Texas. This time, he could be gone for the season.