RiverDogs survive Gregorio's start to beat GreenJackets

Despite 10 strikeouts over six solid innings, Augusta's Joan Gregorio didn't receive run support in a 5-0 loss to the Charleston RiverDogs on Sunday.
By David Lee

Strom Thurmond-Silver Bluff is Game of the Week

Two of South Carolina's premier football programs will be in the spotlight for The Augusta Chronicle's Game of the Week.

Irish, Hawks lead football polls

Washington-Wilkes is one spot away from joining Aquinas and Washington County as a No. 1 team.
By Wayne Staats

Gurley puts his name in mix for Heisman

Georgia running back Todd Gurley has been the toast of college football following his dominating performance against Clemson.
By Chris Gay

US routs New Zealand at Basketball World Cup

BILBAO, Spain - Anthony Davis had 21 points and nine rebounds, Kenneth Faried added 15 and 11 boards and the U.S. stayed unbeaten at the Basketball World Cup.
By Brian Mahoney

Astros slugger OK toiling in anonymity

HOUSTON - When strangers approach Chris Carter, he's ready for the question. His reply is usually something like: "No, I don't play for the Houston Texans."
By Kristie Rieken

UGA jumps up in 2 polls

The University of Georgia made the second-biggest jump of all the teams in the two national ranking polls, both of which were released Tuesday.

Grovetown's hot start puts program on map

Grovetown's volleyball team has sprinted to a 14-0 start, already surpassing last season's win total and putting the program on the radar this year.
By David Lee

GreenJackets beat RiverDogs to end season on high note

Augusta's Luis Ysla won the SAL ERA title in his final start as the GreenJackets beat the Charleston RiverDogs 2-0 on Monday to end the season on a high note.
By David Lee

Georgia offense shows strength against Clemson

A healthy Todd Gurley and a talented trio of running backs showed that pounding the ball with a potent ground game could give the Bulldogs a new identity.
By Marc Weiszer

GreenJackets limp to finish behind offensive woes

The Augusta GreenJackets went 9-20 in August and posted the lowest batting average in the South Atlantic League this season.
By David Lee

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Solving the schedules

If the 14-team Southeastern and Atlantic Coast conferences would scrap the two-division system, they could maintain essential rivalries while establishing more frequent competition within the conferences.

Two top in polls lose support, Texas A&M climbs

NEW YORK - Texas A&M made a big jump in the AP Top 25 after the most impressive performance of the opening weekend of college football.
By Ralph D. Russo

Colts owner suspended, apologizes to fans

Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay apologized to Colts fans for driving while intoxicated, saying his March arrest opened his eyes "to issues in my life that needed addressing."

Raiders will start rookie at quarterback

ALAMEDA, Calif. - Oakland rookie Derek Carr will start the season opener against the New York Jets.

Gronkowski said he will play Sunday

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Star tight end Rob Gronkowski stood in front of his Gillette Stadium locker and announced he will be playing in the Patriots' opener.

Clemson looking to regain its offensive spark

CLEMSON, S.C. - Clemson offensive coordinator Chad Morris laid things out as clearly as he could for the Tigers after their scoreless second half in a loss at Georgia.
By Pete Iacobelli

Jenna Fryer: Healing is important for Stewart; a Chase berth isn't

Tony Stewart's 41st-place finish wasn't important in the grand scheme of life, which he is beginning to understand in the aftermath of driver Kevin Ward Jr.'s death.
By Jenna Fryer

49er facing domestic violence charges

San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Ray McDonald was arrested early Sunday on felony domestic violence charges after officers responded to a home in an upscale neighborhood, San Jose police said.

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UGA win has media gushing

Two ESPN analysts not only have Georgia in their top four after week one but put them at No. 1.
By Marc Weizser

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