Jones helps Falcons beat Saints

NEW ORLEANS - Julio Jones caught seven passes for 107 yards and the Atlanta Falcons beat the New Orleans Saints 30-14 on Sunday.
By Brett Martel

Newton leads way for Carolina

Cam Newton threw for one touchdown and ran for another, and the Carolina Panthers defeated the Cleveland Browns 17-13 on Sunday to take sole possession of first place in the division.
By Steve Reed

Lakeside sophomore runs away with honor

Lakeside High School's Alyssa Hooker was named The Augusta Chronicle's girls cross country runner of the year.
By Scott Rouch

Georgia quarterback faces tough secondary

ATHENS, Ga. — Hutson Mason’s strong ball security will be put to the test in the Belk Bowl against a Louisville defense that has carved out a reputation for their ball hawking ways led by All-American Gerod Holliman.
By Marc Weiszer

Seahawks rout Cardinals

GLENDALE, Ariz. - Tight end Luke Wilson caught three passes - two of them for touchdowns - as Seattle routed Arizona 35-6 on Sunday night.
By John Marshall

Willett earns trip to Masters

Danny Willett of England is going to the Masters for the first time with a little help from the world ranking formula.

More teams earn NFL playoff berths

The Pittsburgh Steelers, Green Bay Packers, Dallas Cowboys and Seattle Seahawks qualified for the NFL playoffs with wins Sunday.

Freshman has double-double for No. 1 South Carolina women

A'ja Wilson came off the bench for 17 points and 10 rebounds to get her second career double-double and No. 1 South Carolina women cruised past Liberty 84-44 Sunday.

Georgia turns back Seton Hall

Kenny Gaines scored 15 points, Marcus Thornton added 13 and Georgia easily beat Seton Hall 65-47 on Sunday night.

Vonn isn't rewarded for risky move

VAL D'ISERE, France - Lindsey Vonn's bid for a record-equaling 62nd World Cup win will have to wait a little while longer.

Stanford coach expected to stay with Cardinal

Any NFL team hoping to make a major run at Stanford head coach David Shaw will, in all probability, come away disappointed, sources tell ESPN.

Heavy-hearted Blackhawks win

CHICAGO - Patrick Kane had a power-play goal and two assists, leading Antti Raanta and the Chicago Blackhawks to a 4-0 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Sunday night.

Waiters steps up in Cavaliers' victory

Dion Waiters scored 13 of his 21 points in the fourth quarter as the Cleveland Cavaliers handled one of the Western Conference's best teams, beating the short-handed Grizzlies 105-91.

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