Ferris State player claims disc golf title

NORTH AUGUSTA - Ferris State's Bryan Murphy played the role of the hero Friday as he won an individual title and helped his team jump into first place of the National Collegiate Disc Golf Championships.
By Travis Highfield

Braves hold Mets to one hit in victory

NEW YORK - Aaron Harang threw no-hit ball for seven innings but was pulled after 121 pitches and the Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 6-0 Friday night.
By Ben Walker

Wolfpack come from behind to reach finals

The Greenbrier High School boys soccer team overcame a 1-0 deficit to beat Warner Robins 2-1 and advance to the finals of the Region 2-AAAAA tournament Friday night.
By Scott Rouch

Peach will be back in Atlanta bowl's name

Chick-fil-A Bowl officials are planning a news conference for Monday to announce that the bowl's name will revert to Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl, according to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Augusta Prep's Pylant to play for Mercer

Augusta Preparatory Day School's Nate Pylant signed his letter-of-intent to play football for Mercer University on Friday.
By Scott Rouch

Pacers looking to flip switch vs. Hawks

INDIANAPOLIS - The Indiana Pacers believe things have changed. Instead of chasing the top seed in the Eastern Conference, all they have to do is protect their home court.
By Michael Marot

Coaches say NBA playoffs are 'wide open'

Usually, the NBA playoffs aren't so wide open. Things might change over the next couple of months.
By Tim Reynolds

Choi in lead at suspended Heritage

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. - The second round of the RBC Heritage was cut short because of rain Friday, with K.J. Choi shooting 4-under-par 67 for a one-stroke lead over Robert Allenby.
By Pete Iacobelli

Newberry: 'Madness' is lacking in the NBA playoffs

More than the NFL, NHL or Major League Baseball, the cream of the regular season in the NBA always seems to rise to the top of the rim come playoff time.
By Paul Newberry

Canadiens take 2-0 lead against Lightning

TAMPA, Fla. - Rene Bourque had two goals and David Desharnais and Brendan Gallagher also scored Friday night, helping the Montreal Canadiens beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-1 in Game 2.
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Westwood leads by four shots; player stung by hornets in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Lee Westwood jumped out to a four-shot lead and Pablo Larrazabal jumped into a water hazard to escape hornets during the Malaysian Open's second round.

Jimenez shines in Champions Tour debut

DULUTH, Ga. - Miguel Angel Jimenez's first round on the Champions Tour went quite well.
By Charles Odum

Spain's Marquez setting the pace

AUSTIN, Texas - Judging by the first two races of the year, leader Marc Marquez might just be too fast and too good to beat over the long haul of the MotoGP schedule.
By Jim Vertuno

Nadal suffers rare loss on clay

MONACO — Rafael Nadal’s mastery of the Monte Carlo clay courts seems to be over. The top-ranked Spaniard hopes his confidence isn’t gone, too.
By Jerome Pugmire

Fleet Feet Sports to host a Boston Marathon victory run

Fleet Feet Sports in Augusta announced they will host a charity event on Monday to celebrate the strength of the victims from last year's Boston Marathon.
By Doug Stutsman

Wayne out to bounce back from ACL injury

INDIANAPOLIS - Andrew Luck is already back to work. He hopes Reggie Wayne will soon join him on the practice field.
By Michael Marot

Denver Broncos might have broken rule

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. - Peyton Manning's never-ending quest to hone his game and Nick Saban's desire to decipher fast-paced offenses led to a recent meeting that the Crimson Tide coach called mutually beneficial.
By Arnie Stapleton


In Lexington, N.C., Ryder Jones and Carlos Diaz led the Augusta GreenJackets to an 11-3 victory over the Lexington Legends on Friday night.

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