41NBC's Tucker Sargent makes his picks for Week 1.
This week's topics range from the beginning of the college football season, to the preseason struggles of the Atlanta Falcons.
Macon's Wiley McDaniel, Jr. won his first race of the season.
The GMC Bulldogs had an easy time Saturday at Davenport Field.
It's been one year since Bishop Frank Ray Arena opened its doors.
Here are the results from the second week of the season.
The biggest high school football matchup in Middle Georgia Thursday was anything but a close game.
41NBC's Tucker Sargent and Bill Shanks talk Georgia sports.
Head coach Bruce Mullen enters his 12th season at Northeast.
Dexter Copeland is a familiar face for Middle Georgia football.
Steven Simpson is entering his third year as head coach of the Bulldogs.
The Mercer University football team wrapped up its final scrimmage of the 2015 preseason on Saturday afternoon, completing a two-quarter session at Five Star Stadium.
Here are the scores from August 21, 2015
The Ashley Harden era begins at Twiggs County with a team that finished 1-9 in 2014.
Samantha Eustace has been named the next Mercer women's lacrosse head coach in an announcement made by Director of Athletics Jim Cole on Wednesday afternoon.
A non-regional schedule in 2014 helped the Eagles toward a winning season.
The Raiders finished 2014 with a mark of 9-4.
In the first episode of the B.S. Report this year, Bill Shanks talks about the Atlanta Falcons.
The Baldwin Braves finished 2014 with a record of 7-5.
2015 will mark Shedrick Risper's seventh season as head coach of the Seminoles.
This will be the beginning of Von Lassiter's third year as head coach of the Bears football team.
Head coach Ronnie Jones talks about his team's upcoming season, as they try to defend their state title.
Head coach Keith Hatcher begins his second season with the school.
Nigel Talton's road to Rio began during his junior year at Peach County High School.
The Wildcats finished 6-4 in 2014.
Last year, the Rams finished with a 5-5 record.
Redshirt freshman guard Matt Panaggio has decided to transfer.
It'll be the start of Joe Dupree's third season on the sidelines for Southwest.
In his 16th year as head coach of FPD, Greg Moore wants his team to improve on last season's 7-4 record.
The Chargers under head coach Jesse Hicks finished in 2014 with a record of 5-6.
The Mercer University football team kicked off its preseason practice schedule with a morning practice at Five Star Stadium.
Team Georgia fell to South Carolina Tuesday night.
The Demons finished with a record of 6-5 in 2014 after falling in the first round of the playoffs.
The girls eliminated Mississippi with an 8-4 win Tuesday morning.
In five seasons with the John Milledge Trojans, head coach J.T. Wall has a amassed a record of 41-9.
Rowan Little League of North Carolina advances to the Little League Softball World Series in Portland, Oregon.
Georgia (Warner Robins American) scored 10 runs in Sunday's semifinal game against Tennessee.
The Warner Robins American Little League Softball All-Stars needed two extra innings to get by Virginia Sunday afternoon.
WRALL fell 4-3 Friday to drop into the loser's bracket.
Head coach Clint Morgan has a combined 18-5 record in his first two seasons with Tattnall.
The Mercer University football program announced the start times for its first five home games, all of which will be broadcast live on ESPN3 and on local radio.
Rylee Lamb threw a complete-game no-hitter and Georgia cruised to a 15-0 win Thursday.
The Warriors are coming off of two consecutive losing seasons.
Softball teams from all over the southeast are in Warner Robins until Monday.
The Eagles were state champions last year and are aiming to make it two in a row.
Smallest champion in NASCAR history making Middle Georgia appearance.
The Bulldogs are coming off of back-to-back 4-6 seasons.
All three teams will play in Louisiana this weekend.
The Hurricanes want to improve on a lackluster 3-7 record from 2014.
Head coach Mark Ledford and the Wilcox County Patriots are ready to put the disappointment of 2014 behind them.
Freshman Marcus Marshall ran for 184 yards and two long touchdowns in his college debut, Patrick Skov scored three TDs in his first game at Georgia Tech, and the No. 16 Yellow Jackets romped to a 69-6 victory over Alcorn State on Thursday night.
Trey White passed for 96 yards and a touchdown and rushed for 95 yards and another score to help Kennesaw State win its inaugural football game 56-16 over East Tennessee State on Thursday night.
Ryan Zimmerman continued his torrid stretch with three hits and four RBIs, Jordan Zimmermann pitched six solid innings and the Washington Nationals opened a seven-game homestand with a 15-1 rout of the Atlanta Braves on Thursday night.
Sean Renfree threw a touchdown pass and led another scoring drive to overshadow the preseason debut of Rex Grossman as the Atlanta Falcons held off the Baltimore Ravens 20-19 on Thursday night in their final preseason game.
Marcell Ozuna hit a two-run homer, Martin Prado and Jeff Mathis each had two RBIs and the Miami Marlins beat the reeling Atlanta Braves 8-3 to finish a three-game sweep on Wednesday.
Justin Nicolino pitched seven scoreless innings, Justin Bour hit a three-run homer, and the Miami Marlins beat the hapless Atlanta Braves again, winning 7-1 Tuesday night.
In what is shaping up as their worst season since 1990, the Atlanta Braves at least have a little something to be excited about in the final month of the season.
Atlanta Falcons coach Dan Quinn has ruled out left tackle Jake Matthews and linebacker Brooks Reed for this week's preseason finale.
The Atlanta Hawks will retire Dikembe Mutombo's No. 55 next season, about two months after he is enshrined into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame.
Martin Prado and Justin Bour each had an RBI double in the eighth inning and the Miami Marlins extended Shelby Miller's winless streak to 19 starts with a 4-0 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Monday night.
The AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals have reached a deal to get outfielder Jonny Gomes from the Atlanta Braves.
Transfer Greyson Lambert has been picked as the starting quarterback for No. 9 Georgia.
Jacoby Ellsbury hit a three-run homer, Chase Headley and Stephen Drew each added a two-run shot and the New York Yankees routed the Atlanta Braves 20-6 on Sunday to finish a three-game sweep.
The Atlanta Falcons have trimmed their roster to 76 players by cutting 13, including running back Michael Ford and tight end Mickey Shuler.
Ryan Tannehill threw for 145 yards in less than a half despite working behind a makeshift offensive line, and the Miami Dolphins beat the Atlanta Falcons 13-9 in an exhibition game Saturday night.
Rookie Luis Severino allowed only four hits in six scoreless innings to lead the New York Yankees to a 3-1 victory over Matt Wisler and the Atlanta Braves on Saturday night.
The clock struck noon and it officially became game week for the No. 9 Georgia Bulldogs about two-thirds of the way through a 90-minute practice on Saturday.
The Atlanta Braves have optioned right-hander Williams Perez to Triple-A Gwinnett and recalled right-hander Jake Brigham from Gwinnett.
Didi Gregorius drove in a career-high six runs, Brian McCann hit a three-run homer in his return to Atlanta and the New York Yankees shook off a scoring slump to beat the Braves 15-4 on Friday night.
The competition to be Georgia's starting quarterback appears to be down to Brice Ramsey and Greyson Lambert.
The Atlanta Falcons have some worrisome positions.
This was not unexpected. Not after the Atlanta Braves traded away just about anyone with a major league pulse.
Brandon Barnes had three hits, including a two-run homer, and the Colorado Rockies extended Atlanta right-hander Shelby Miller's winless streak to 18 starts with a 6-3 victory over the Braves on Wednesday night.
The Atlanta Falcons have signed Rex Grossman to compete for the backup quarterback job behind Matt Ryan.
Jonny Gomes drove in three runs with two hits, including a two-run homer in the first, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Colorado Rockies 5-3 on Monday night to end their seven-game losing streak.
The Atlanta Falcons will share a stadium name with their biggest rival.
Kris Bryant homered twice and Kyle Schwarber connected an inning after hitting a hard foul ball that sent a fan to the hospital Sunday as the Chicago Cubs beat Atlanta 9-3, the Braves' seventh straight loss.
Falcons receiver Roddy White will undergo a minor surgical procedure on his right elbow, though the team expects him to be ready for the Sept. 14 season opener against Philadelphia.
A fan was struck by a line-drive foul ball and taken away on a stretcher in the first inning of Sunday's game between the Chicago Cubs and Atlanta Braves at Wrigley Field.
Miguel Montero and Jorge Soler broke a tie with back-to-back solo homers to start the eighth inning, and the Chicago Cubs overcame homers from both sides of the plate by Nick Swisher in a 9-7, comeback win over the Atlanta Braves — their third straight— on Saturday
Georgia coach Mark Richt is eager to name a starting quarterback.
Matt Ryan was sharp for the second straight preseason game, leading Atlanta to touchdowns in both of his offensive series in the Falcons' 30-22 loss to the New York Jets on Friday night.
Jake Arrieta pitched six scoreless innings for his major league-leading 15th win, and Anthony Rizzo and Addison Russell homered to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 7-1 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Thursday night.
Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez has been ejected from Thursday's game against the Chicago Cubs.
Keith Marshall is healthy again, so Nick Chubb doesn't have to be a one-man tailback corps for Georgia this season.
Yangervis Solarte drove in two runs, and Tyson Ross pitch six solid innings as the San Diego Padres beat the Atlanta Braves 3-2 to complete a three-game sweep on Wednesday.
The Atlanta Falcons could be another week away from seeing their top running backs play in a preseason game.
Shelby Miller took a no-hit bid into the eighth inning, and the Atlanta Braves went on to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 2-1 Sunday on Cameron Maybin's homer in the 10th.
Shelby Miller of the Atlanta Braves is pitching a no-hitter through six innings against the Arizona Diamondbacks.
The Atlanta Falcons have released offensive tackle DeMarcus Love and signed three players, including running back Evan Royster.
Georgia basketball player J.J. Frazier has been released from jail following his arrest on driving charges.
Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed says the Atlanta Braves will vacate Turner Field in downtown Atlanta by the end of 2016.
Curt Casali capped a six-run seventh inning with a two-run homer and the Tampa Bay Rays rallied for a 9-6 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday night.
Gwinnett County district attorney Danny Porter says former Atlanta Falcons linebacker Prince Shembo has agreed to a misdemeanor plea of cruelty to an animal.
Atlanta Hawks star Al Horford of the Dominican Republic will take part when a Basketball without Borders camp goes to his home country for the first time.
Erasmo Ramirez pitched efficiently into the eighth inning for his first win in more than a month, Kevin Kiermaier hit a two-run homer in the seventh and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Atlanta Braves 2-0 Tuesday night.
Dan Quinn isn't going to make comparisons to his old team.
The Georgia football team avoided the afternoon thunderstorms at the Woodruff Practice Fields but still returned to the locker room Monday in need of dry clothes.
Team owner Arthur Blank wants Julio Jones to be with the Atlanta Falcons his entire career.
Brad Hand threw seven strong innings and drove in two runs with sacrifice bunts and the Miami Marlins ended a six-game losing streak with a 4-1 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Sunday.
The Atlantic Coast Conference is still figuring out whether it will start a dedicated cable channel of its own.
Davis Love III won the Wyndham Championship on Sunday to become the third-oldest winner in PGA Tour history, while Tiger Woods' season came to an abrupt end.
IndyCar driver Justin Wilson is in a coma and in critical condition after sustaining a head injury when he was hit by a large piece of debris that broke off a car in the crash-filled race at Pocono Raceway.
Lawsuits against the NCAA are asking a core question with multibillion-dollar implications: Can college athletes be paid like the pros?
Jason Day led wire-to-wire Sunday at Whistling Straits to close out a record-setting PGA Championship and capture his first major title.
Matt Kenseth raced to his third NASCAR Sprint Cup victory of the season, winning in convincing fashion Sunday at Michigan International Speedway.
The Atlantic Coast Conference recently has produced a Heisman Trophy winner, a No. 1 overall draft pick, a BCS champion and a playoff team.
Joey Logano had enough fuel this time.
Tennessee ended a string of four straight losing seasons last year and enters training camp trying to live up to expectations that it can compete for a Southeastern Conference East Division title.
Matt Kenseth stretched his fuel and zipped past the fading leaders in the final thrilling laps Sunday to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Pocono Raceway.
Kyle Busch's incredible comeback rolled through Indianapolis Motor Speedway, where Busch won the Brickyard 400 on Sunday to sweep the weekend at the historic track.
The five-time Brickyard winner has returned to the track with heavy damage.
Carli Lloyd came up big again. Three times.
Carli Lloyd buried a penalty kick, Hope Solo got another shutout and the United States beat top-ranked Germany 2-0 on Tuesday night to advance to the title match at the Women's World Cup.
Bubba Watson made an 8-foot birdie putt on the second playoff hole Sunday to outlast Paul Casey and win the Travelers Championship for the second time.
Kyle Busch's comeback now includes a victory - a mere five races after he returned from serious injuries suffered the season-opening weekend.
The Minnesota Timberwolves have selected Kentucky's Karl-Anthony Towns with the first pick in the NBA draft.
Pavin Smith homered and drove in three runs and Brandon Waddell turned in another strong College World Series pitching performance, leading Virginia over Vanderbilt 4-2 on Wednesday night for the school's first baseball national championship.
NASCAR is backing South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley's call to remove the Confederate flag from the Statehouse grounds in the wake of a massacre at a Charleston church.
Alex Morgan scored her first goal of the Women's World Cup and the United States advanced to the quarterfinals with a 2-0 victory over Colombia on Monday night.
Jordan Spieth has won the U.S. Open after Dustin Johnson three-putted from 12 feet on the final hole at Chambers Bay with a chance to win the championship himself.
The Golden State Warriors have won their first NBA championship since 1975, beating the Cleveland Cavaliers 105-97 in Game 6.
Make that a championship hat trick for these Chicago Blackhawks.
Stephen Curry turned in an MVP performance. So did LeBron James.
Kurt Busch has won his second NASCAR Sprint Cup race of the season, a rain-shortened event at Michigan International Speedway on Sunday that was called 62 laps short of its scheduled distance.
Jonathan Toews and Brandon Saad scored, Corey Crawford withstood a furious barrage in the closing minute and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 2-1 to tie the Stanley Cup Final at 2-2 on Wednesday night.
LeBron James had 40 points, 12 rebounds and eight assists, and the Cleveland Cavaliers held on for a 96-91 victory over the Golden State Warriors and a 2-1 lead in the NBA Finals.
Cedric Paquette scored the tiebreaking goal on an exceptional pass from Victor Hedman with 3:11 to play, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 Monday night to take a 2-1 lead in the Stanley Cup Final.
The Big Three has faded. The Terrific Two is gone. And the Cleveland Cavaliers are still heading home with the NBA Finals knotted up at a game apiece.
Martin Truex Jr. led the most laps for the fourth straight race, only this time he was in front on the one that mattered most, breaking through Sunday at Pocono Raceway for his first Sprint Cup victory since 2013.
Steph Curry had 26 points for Golden State.
Chicago trailed until late in the third period.
Stephen Curry had 26 points and eight rebounds, Harrison Barnes added 24 points and the Golden State Warriors advanced to the NBA Finals for the first time in 40 years with a 104-90 victory over the Houston Rockets on Wednesday night.
James Harden scored a playoff career-high 45 points and the Houston Rockets led from start to finish to avoid elimination in the Western Conference finals with a 128-115 victory over the Golden State Warriors in Game 4 on Monday night.
Stephen Curry scored 33 points to turn back another spectacular performance by James Harden, and the Golden State Warriors held off the Houston Rockets 99-98 on Thursday night to take a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference finals.
Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard says he has a sprained left knee and is unsure whether he'll be able to play against Golden State in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals Thursday night.
Stephen Curry hit two free throws in the final seconds to finish with 34 points, and the Golden State Warriors rallied from 16 points down in the second quarter to beat the Houston Rockets 110-106 on Tuesday night in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals.
LeBron James struggled to score 15 points, Kyrie Irving limped off the court and the Cleveland Cavaliers still beat the Chicago Bulls 94-73 on Thursday night to clinch their Eastern Conference semifinal series in six games.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. cruised to his first win of the season at an old familiar place that has always been good to his family.
Danica Patrick is losing GoDaddy as her primary car sponsor.
Kurt Busch dominated once he took the lead and won the rain-delayed NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Richmond International Raceway on Sunday.
It's John Wooden and Mike Krzyzewski.
Denny Hamlin passed teammate Matt Kenseth for the lead with 28 laps to go Sunday and went on to end Toyota's 32-race winless streak in the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Martinsville Speedway.
Kevin Harvick is redefining dominance at NASCAR's highest level.
Ndamukong Suh is coming to Miami, where he and his new team will both try to end their playoff droughts.
Scott Barnes says this weekend promises to be the most unusual selection process of his five-year tenure on the NCAA Tournament committee.
Gordon scored his first ever pole at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Friday, setting a new record with a 194.679 mph lap.1.5-mile track.
The Southeastern Conference is moving up start times for a second straight day at its women's basketball tournament as a winter storm continues to bear down on central Arkansas.
A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Peyton Manning will return for a fourth season in Denver and 18th in the NFL.
Phoenix International Raceway will supplement its existing barrier system with packs of tires before NASCAR visits next weekend.