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Projected starting quarterback Jurmon Weaver had an emergency appendectomy this week, according to head coach Kevin Kinsler.
Longtime Bobcat assistant coach Mark Gainous is the newest men's basketball coach at Georgia College.
Bill Shanks talks with GMC's head football coach, Steven Simpson, in this episode of the Coaches' Corner.
Mercer University head football coach Bobby Lamb announced that four players will carry the tag of team captain after a team-wide vote this week.
The Georgia College volleyball program and head coach Gretchen Krumdieck are pleased to welcome Caroline Brown as the new assistant coach.
Mercer University baseball coach Craig Gibson announced that Tanner Gordon will be joining the Bears’ coaching staff as a volunteer assistant for the 2015 season.
Head coach of the Dodge County Indians, Rex Hodges, joins Bill Shanks in the Coaches' Corner to discuss the upcoming 2014 season.
Mercer head men’s basketball coach Bob Hoffman announced the complete 2014-15 schedule on Tuesday, revealing a 31-game slate highlighted by the Great Alaska Shootout and 14 home games at Hawkins Arena.
Former Hawkinsville Red Devil and current Carolina Panthers defensive end Charles Johnson made a big donation this week.
In this edition of Coaches' Corner, Jimmy Watts of Windsor Academy joins host Bill Shanks.
Wiley McDaniel, Jr. took the checkered flag in the Bomber Division Saturday at Cochran Motor Speedway.
Georgia College baseball player Josh Taylor (Phoenix) was recently signed by the Philadelphia Phillies of Major League Baseball. He will report to the Rookie level Gulf Coast League Phillies and begin pitching immediately.
Greg Moore of FPD is in the Coaches' Corner with Bill Shanks.
The Georgia College men’s basketball program and assistant coach Mark Gainous announced the signing of Darrius Miles Friday.
The Mercer University football team had its final scrimmage of the preseason on Thursday night, going through a 60-play workout at Mercer University Stadium.
Dexter Copeland is in the Coaches' Corner to discuss his return to the Cobras.
Bill Shanks welcomes head coach Joe Dupree of the Southwest Patriots.
Georgia Military College is ranked No. 5 in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) football preseason poll as the 2014 season draws closer.
NASCAR driver Kasey Kahne was in Macon Wednesday at Ollie's Bargain Outlet's grand opening.
Coaches' Corner host Bill Shanks welcomes Keith Hatcher, the new head football coach for the Mount de Sales Cavaliers.
Dave Sexton has been named the new men’s soccer head coach at Georgia Military College according to an announcement by GMC Director of Athletics Bert Williams.
The Macon Mayhem is close to finalizing its season ticket packages, according to team president Mark Richards.
Mercer practiced twice Monday at Mercer University Stadium.
In this episode of Coaches' Corner, Bill Shanks welcomes in head coach of the Putnam County War Eagles, Kyle Gourley.
Georgia Military College director of athletics and head football coach Bert Williams has been named a finalist for induction into the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2015.
The Mercer University football team will be hosting Fan Day at Mercer University Stadium on Thursday, August 14, at 5:30 p.m., prior to the Bears’ final scrimmage of the 2014 fall camp.
The Mercer University football team went through a 94-play scrimmage on Saturday afternoon, offering head coach Bobby Lamb an inside look on his team midway through its 2014 fall camp.
In this episode of Coaches' Corner, host Bill Shanks talks Northeast Raider football with head coach Bruce Mullen.
Armstrong State University head men's basketball coach Evans Davis announced recently that Georgia College All-American Jeremy Mayweather has been named assistant coach for the Pirates for the upcoming 2014-15 season.
The Georgia College baseball team and head coach Tom Carty have announced its walk-on tryout date for the fall.
Mercer coach Bobby Lamb says the 2014 depth chart is nowhere near being set.
Stacy Nobles, head football coach of the West Laurens Raiders, stops by Coaches' Corner to talk with host Bill Shanks.
After 21 seasons, the longest-tenured coach in Peach Belt Conference (PBC) men’s basketball history announced his retirement Thursday. Georgia College head coach Terry Sellers has retired after 350 victories on the Bobcat sideline.
Middle Georgia State College is excited to announce the hiring of Elvar Gudjonsson as the new Head Men’s Soccer Coach.
Virginia trailed 7-2 entering the final frame but scored six runs to eliminate Georgia from the Little League Southeastern Region Tournament.
The Mercer University football team returned to the field for the team’s ninth practice of the 2014 preseason camp on Wednesday afternoon.
Bill Shanks talks with Brentwood's head football coach Bert Brown, in this episode of Coaches' Corner.
A Little League team fails to make the semifinals after losing out on a tiebreaker.
Baldwin County's 12U baseball team hasn't been to the Dixie Youth World Series since 1963. That will change this weekend.
The Mercer University football team moved into its first two-a-day of the 2014 preseason camp on Tuesday to wrap up its first week of preseason camp.
The Georgia College men’s basketball program and head coach Terry Sellers announced the signing of Dwight Anderson Tuesday.
Bill Shanks sits down with Kevin Kinsler, the head football coach of the Northside Eagles.
The Mercer University football team went through its second-straight practice in full pads on Monday morning at Mercer University Stadium.
Bill Shanks is in this edition of the Coaches' Corner with Westside head football coach Sheddrick Risper.
Georgia rallied from a 2-1 deficit to beat West Virginia Monday and remain undefeated in Pool A at the Little League Baseball Southeastern Region Tournament.
FPD freshman Carson Dingler recently set two national pole vault records.
The Mercer University football team practiced in full pads on Sunday morning, after shifting from shells (helmets and shoulder pads) for the first time this preseason.
Team Georgia trailed 3-1 in the fifth inning when Jagger Smith knocked in three runs on a triple.
Bill Shanks talks with James Hagins, the head football coach of the Wilkinson County Warriors.
Tiffany Vandersloot made a tiebreaking jumper from the top of the key with 20 seconds left the Sky to an 80-77 win over the Dream in the first game of their WNBA playoff series.
Atlanta Braves left-hander Mike Minor has not allowed a hit through six innings against the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night.
The Atlanta Hawks have re-signed guard Shelvin Mack, who general manager Danny Ferry says proved to be a good fit for coach Mike Budenholzer's system.
From his vantage point in Chicago, Devin Hester saw the Atlanta Falcons as "always competing in the playoffs."
Justin Upton extended his hitting streak to 12 games with a bases-loaded single during Atlanta's decisive third inning, and the Braves extended their offensive resurgence with an 8-0 victory over the fading Cincinnati Reds on Thursday night.
Former Bulldog champion Torrin Lawrence will be remembered during a memorial service in Stegeman Coliseum on Friday evening.
Justin Upton dropped a routine fly ball to left-centerfield in the ninth inning which set the stage for Gaby Sanchez's game-winning sacrifice fly that capped a late-inning comeback as the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the Atlanta Braves 3-2 on Wednesday night.
The 12th-ranked Georgia Bulldogs returned to Sanford Stadium for the second consecutive day and Wednesday’s practice was more of a dress rehearsal.
Atlanta Falcons coach Mike Smith has put a strong emphasis since the start of training camp on improving the team's run defense.
Hutson Mason is finally a big man on the Georgia campus. It's all very flattering — especially after waiting four years to become the Bulldogs' starting quarterback.
The Southeastern Conference has released the league schedule for the 2015 baseball season, and the Bulldogs will begin and end their campaign at Foley Field.
Justin Upton smashed his 24th home run of the season to spoil Andrew McCutchen's return as the Atlanta Braves beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 11-3 on Tuesday night.
Southern University's head track and field coach, Brian Johnson, is leaving. He's accepted a position as the assistant track coach and recruiting coordinator at the University of Georgia.
Corey Peters battled doubts about his future in the NFL after he tore his Achilles tendon late last season.
As coach Trent Miles sees it, the Georgia State Panthers have nowhere to go but up this year.
Georgia Southern's 2014 season will be anything but business as usual.
David Ragan, driver of the No. 34 Dockside Logistics Ford, comments on racing at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Jason Heyward and Andrelton Simmons homered to begin a six-run first inning, and the Atlanta Braves beat the sliding Pittsburgh Pirates 7-3 on Monday night for their fourth consecutive victory.
The Atlanta Falcons have shifted rookie Jake Matthews to left tackle after a season-ending injury to Sam Baker.
Three Georgia soccer games are set to be televised nationally during the 2014 season, including two on the brand new SEC Network.
Justin Upton hit a two-run homer, Chris Johnson also went deep and the Atlanta Braves beat Jon Lester and the reeling Oakland Athletics 4-3 on Sunday night, ending Lester's seven-game winning streak.
The Atlanta Falcons' revamped offensive line took a major setback when left tackle Sam Baker was ruled out for the year after injuring his right knee in a preseason game.
Alex Bentley had 19 points and four assists, and the Connecticut Sun wrapped up their season with an 84-55 rout of the Atlanta Dream on Sunday.
Jadeveon Clowney made big hits behind the line on consecutive plays and Ryan Fitzpatrick threw a touchdown pass to DeVier Posey in the Houston Texans' 32-7 win over the Atlanta Falcons on Saturday night.
Chris Johnson drove in two runs with three hits, Julio Teheran threw six strong innings and the Atlanta Braves edged the suddenly struggling Oakland Athletics 4-3 on Saturday night.
A nude man ran onto the field in the sixth inning of the Oakland Athletics-Atlanta Braves game, briefly interrupting play on Saturday night.
The Georgia soccer team scored three second-half goals in just over a minute on its way to a 3-0 victory over league rival Auburn on Saturday night at the UGA Soccer Stadium in the Bulldogs’ final exhibition test heading into the 2014 season. The win came in front of an impressive standing-room-only crowd on a balmy night in Athens.
Champions were crowned on the pit lane drag strip in Week 14 of O'Reilly Auto Parts Friday Night Drags and Show 'N' Shine at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
Freddie Freeman hit a three-run homer, one of four by Atlanta, and the Braves beat the Oakland Athletics 7-2 on Friday night in the opening game of the interleague series.
Ericka de Souza had 21 points and 12 rebounds, and the Atlanta Dream used a big second-quarter run to pull away from the Tulsa Shock en route to a 92-76 victory on Friday night.
IndyCar driver Charlie Kimball is teaming with NBA great Dominque Wilkins at this weekend's race at the Milwaukee Mile.
The return to Athens of traditional rivals Kentucky, Florida and Tennessee highlight Georgia's 2014-15 schedule within the Southeastern Conference, released Friday as part of the entire league slate on the SEC Network.
Freddie Freeman promised the Braves won't give up on the season.
Georgia State has named Charlie Cobb the school's new athletic director.
The 17th session of preseason camp for the Georgia Bulldogs featured a two-hour workout Thursday in full pads at the Woodruff Practice Fields.
Drew Butera hit a two-run homer, his first in almost three months, Roberto Hernandez threw six strong innings to earn his first win with Los Angeles and the Dodgers beat the slumping Atlanta Braves 6-4 on Thursday.
Merritt Hall, University of Georgia junior fullback from Alpharetta, has been medically disqualified by the UGA sports medicine staff for recurrent concussions.
The Atlanta Braves have recalled left-hander Luis Avilan from Triple-A Gwinnett.
The Georgia soccer team will play its second preseason exhibition of the 2014 season this Saturday night when it hosts league rival Auburn at 7 p.m. at the UGA Soccer Stadium. The scrimmage is open to the public and admission is free.
Ervin Santana won his sixth straight start at Turner Field, Justin Upton drove in the go-ahead run in the fifth inning and the Atlanta Braves snapped a two-game skid with a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday night.
Rookie Shoni Schimmel scored a season-high 24 points and the Atlanta Dream beat the Phoenix Mercury 96-82 Wednesday night to clinch the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference.
Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez has moved right fielder Jason Heyward back into the leadoff spot in hopes of jump-starting the team's struggling offense.
Paul Johnson's first two years at Georgia Tech are looking better and better, and increasingly distant in the past.
Dan Haren pitched six solid innings and sparked the go-ahead rally with a single, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to another win over the skidding Atlanta Braves, 4-2 on Tuesday night.
The 14th session of preseason camp for the Georgia Bulldogs began with a 10-minute walk-through at the Woodruff Practice Fields and ended with 60 minutes of pool time at the Ramsey Student Center.
If they gave out an award for the most patient player, Georgia's Hutson Mason would surely be one of the top contenders.
Paul Soliai and Tyson Jackson are the biggest defensive linemen employed by the Atlanta Falcons since Grady Jackson took up considerable space six years ago.
Kevin Correia won in his debut with the Dodgers, outpitching All-Star Julio Teheran and leading Los Angeles over the slumping Atlanta Braves 6-2 on Monday night.
Antone Smith, best known for his special teams play in his first five seasons with the Falcons, finally has a chance to show he deserves playing time at running back.
The Georgia football team continued preseason camp Monday morning with its 12th practice on the Woodruff Practice Fields.
Part-time starting offensive lineman Shaq Anthony is transferring from Clemson.
The Southeastern Conference says all 14 members have taken steps to improve the fan experience at league football stadiums.
Jeff Gordon raced to his third NASCAR Sprint Cup victory of the year, holding off Kevin Harvick on Sunday for his first win at Michigan International Speedway since 2001.
Jameis Winston and defending national champ Florida State start the season No. 1 in the Associated Press poll.
The Southeastern Conference's new network debuts Thursday, promising more than 1,000 live events this year and a reach that includes most major television providers.
A sheriff in upstate New York says there are no current plans to interview Tony Stewart for a third time.
Rory McIlroy won his second straight major championship and fourth of his young career, rallying on the back nine in the PGA Championship.
The Washington Nationals have placed outfielder Steven Souza Jr. on the 15-day disabled list with a left shoulder bruise and recalled Michael Taylor from Triple-A Syracuse.
AJ Allmendinger beat Marcos Ambrose on a two-lap dash to the finish to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Watkins Glen International on a somber Sunday.
Auburn quarterback Nick Marshall says he's working to regain the trust of his coaches, family and fans.
Documents from the Georgia State Patrol show that former Auburn football player Philip Lutzenkirchen and the driver involved in a fatal crash were both legally intoxicated.
The U.S. men's national team has trimmed its roster to 16 players by cutting Washington's John Wall and Bradley Beal, and Atlanta's Paul Millsap.
The Southeastern Conference will try to climb back to the mountaintop minus some of its biggest stars.
Right guard Chance Warmack is excited about the Tennessee Titans' first road trip this season, even with a long bus ride for just a scrimmage against the Falcons.
Quarterback battles and signal-caller questions abound in the Southeastern Conference going into preseason camps.
Auburn and Clemson have agreed to play a home-and-home series in 2016 and 2017.
Chiefs rookie Aaron Murray was tied up in meetings Monday night, at the same time millions of people were tuning into ABC to see whether his brother would be popping the question.
The Southeastern Conference has become the most popular jumping-off point for underclassmen looking for a head start on NFL careers.
Auburn quarterback Nick Marshall has paid the fines for possession of a small amount of marijuana and a window tint violation.
A person with knowledge of the decision tells The Associated Press that Tim Duncan is exercising the option on his contract for 2014-15 and will return to play for the San Antonio Spurs next season.
Carl Edwards snapped Hendrick Motorsports' five-race winning streak with his first career victory on a road course.
They were less than 30 seconds away.
Standout tight end Dallas Clark retired from the NFL after 11 seasons on Wednesday.
The Miami Dolphins have received final approval on a stadium renovation plan, boosting South Florida's chances of hosting future Super Bowls.
The Browns have agreed to terms with quarterback Johnny Manziel on his rookie contract.
Clint Dempsey scored one of fastest goals in World Cup history and John Brooks scored the game winner on a header in the 86th minute of a 2-1 U.S. victory over Ghana, which had knocked the Americans out of the previous two World Cups.
The San Antonio Spurs won their fifth NBA championship, beating the Miami Heat 104-87 on Sunday night to win the series in five games.
Martin Kaymer of Germany won the U.S. Open on Sunday with four days of dominance at Pinehurst No. 2.
Ray Allen is in the Miami Heat starting lineup for Game 5 of the NBA Finals, replacing the struggling Mario Chalmers.
Jimmie Johnson has finally won a NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Michigan International Speedway.
The champagne the Los Angeles Kings had ready for a coronation stayed in boxes. The New York Rangers suddenly have some life in the Stanley Cup finals.
Kawhi Leonard scored 29 points to lead San Antonio to a Game 3 road victory in Miami.
- An attorney for Donald Sterling says the Los Angeles Clippers owner has pulled his support from a deal to sell the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and will pursue his $1 billion federal lawsuit against the NBA.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. passed Brad Keselowski down the stretch to win a thriller Sunday at Pocono Raceway.
An attorney for Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling says he has agreed to sign off on selling the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer for what would be a record $2 billion.
Michael Vick isn't ready to break out the cane and rocking chair just yet.
Two Oakland Raiders cheerleaders have sued the team and the NFL claiming they were subjected to poor working conditions while being paid less than minimum wage.
Oklahoma City's Kevin Durant has capped his MVP season by being the lone unanimous choice to the All-NBA first team.
The Super Bowl will scrap the Roman numerals for a year.
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has received a new six-year contract extension through the 2020 season.
Jimmie Johnson dominated again at Dover International Speedway, extending his track record for wins with nine.
Ryan Hunter-Reay's Indianapolis 500 win brought him a $2.49 million payday.
Ryan Hunter-Reay has become the first American to win the Indianapolis 500 since 2006, making a dramatic pass of Helio Castroneves on the final lap to win Sunday's race in the second-closest finish in history.
Connecticut basketball coach Kevin Ollie has agreed to a $15 million, five-year contract with the national champion Huskies.
Helio Castroneves is back at his favorite track chasing history yet again.
Reigning NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson was honored and just a little bit anxious about voting for the NASCAR Hall of Fame this week.
Every night this week has something different in store for Ed Carpenter, from sponsorship appearances to autograph sessions. It comes with sitting on the pole for the Indy 500.
Fuel company Sunoco will be the presenting sponsor of the rookie of the year award at the Indianapolis 500, its latest step in a longstanding relationship with the race.
Family members of late Sprint Cup champion Alan Kulwicki have begun a driver development program they hope to have running next season.
While awaiting medical clearance to resume driving after a concussion, James Hinchcliffe's thoughts of competing in the Indianapolis 500 went from apprehension to appreciation.