Aiken advances to semifinals with win

Aiken used contributions across the court to beat Myrtle Beach 3-0 in the third round of the Class AAA volleyball playoffs Thursday night.
By David Lee

Giants win World Series

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Former Augusta GreenJacket Madison Bumgarner pitched five innings of near-perfect relief and the San Francisco Giants held off the Kansas City Royals 3-2 Wednesday night in Game 7 of the World Series.
By Ben Walker

NCAA: Gurley out 2 more games

ATHENS, Ga. -- Georgia star running back Todd Gurley will serve two more games as part of his suspension for accepting more than $3,000 in cash from multiple memorabilia dealers for his autograph, the NCAA announced Wednesday morning.
By Marc Weiszer

Michaux: Gurley's punishment doesn't add up

The farcical enforcement arm of the diminishingly relevant ruling body in collegiate athletics dropped the hammer on a player who had the audacity to admit accepting roughly $3,000 over two seasons for signing his name.
By Scott Michaux

Richt believes Gurley will finish career with 'honor'

If Georgia is unsuccessful in getting running back Todd Gurley's four-game suspension reduced through appeal, the star running back will finish out the regular season entirely between the hedges at home in the Bulldogs' last three games.
By Marc Weiszer

Selig's imprint seen in Game 7

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - For his final game as baseball commissioner, Bud Selig was able to see the low-budget Kansas City Royals compete with the high-spending San Francisco Giants for the title.
By Ronald Blum

Georgia Southern begins stretch run

There are three Sun Belt Conference games left in the football season and the Eagles, undefeated in the league, are closing in on a conference championship.
By Donald Heath

Brady focused on Denver defense

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Fans get another chance to gauge the relative greatness of Tom Brady and Peyton Manning when the quarterbacks meet for the 16th time.
By Howard Ulman

Finish line is in sight in NASCAR

As the NASCAR season gets closer to the finish line in three races, surviving drivers often are nearly overwhelmed by the pressure to advance to the next round.
By Don Coble

Stewart is confident in Harvick's chances

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Tony Stewart has never been fond of predictions and when asked, he almost always gives the same response: “If I knew the answer to that, I’d probably be a bookie in Las Vegas.”
By Jenna Fryer

'Cats, Pats get extra day to prepare

Laney wasn't spooked into moving its game from a Halloween Friday. Instead, it wanted a Homecoming Saturday.
By Wayne Staats

Dahlberg: 'Rumble in the Jungle' stands the test of time

It was a fight so epic it had to have a name. Muhammad Ali gave it one, and then gave boxing one of its most memorable moments when he stopped the fearsome George Foreman to recapture the heavyweight title.
By Tim Dalhberg

Cubs reportedly close to deal with Maddon

Joe Maddon is closing in on a deal to become the new manager of the Chicago Cubs, according to a CBS Sports report.

Keselowski must win one of next two races

Brad Keselowski is back in a familiar spot - essentially needing a win to advance to the next round in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.
By Don Coble

Romo will play if he can be effective

If it's a question of tolerating pain, Tony Romo says he will play Sunday against Arizona - and history supports him on that point.

Louisville faces stiff challenge vs. Florida State

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Louisville has been looking forward to Thursday night's game against Florida State since it joined the Atlantic Coast Conference.

Florida State running back being investigated

The Tallahassee Police Department confirmed it is investigating an alleged domestic battery case involving Florida State running back Karlos Williams.

Hawks' rally falls short in opener

TORONTO - DeMar DeRozan had 15 points and a career-high 11 rebounds and the Toronto Raptors opened their defense of the Atlantic Division title with an 109-102 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday.
By Ian Harrison

Heat open new era with win

MIAMI - Chris Bosh had 26 points and 15 rebounds and the Heat opened the post-LeBron James era with a 107-95 win over the Washington Wizards on Wednesday night.

Sports Tweets

Follow our sports writers at the games on Twitter:

Fishing Tournaments

Sponsoring a bass, crappie, catfish or other fishing tournament? Mail or fax your flier or information to Fishing Editor, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, Ga. 30903-1928. 

College Football Scores

NASCAR News»