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Lady Bulldogs Add Hoops Transfer

Jenna Staiti, a 6-foot-6 center, is transferring to the Georgia Bulldogs following one season at Maryland. Staiti, from Cumming, Georgia, was the state's Gatorade Player of the Year and Miss Georgia Basketball in 2016. She will sit out the 2017-18…

NCAA Report Shows Strong Academic Progress

College athletes posted record scores in the classroom for the 12th consecutive year while historically black colleges and universities continue to bear the brunt of the harshest academic penalties, according to NCAA figures released Wednesday. The NCAA's most recent Academic…

PGA Tour FedEx Cup Sponsorship Extended

The PGA Tour announced a 10-year extension for the title sponsorship of the FedEx Cup, giving the lucrative series continuity for another decade and allowing some flexibility as the tour explores reshaping its season. Terms of the new deal were…

Falcons Sign Draft Picks Harlow and Kazee

The Atlanta Falcons have signed two of this year's draft picks, offensive guard Sean Harlow and safety Damontae Kazee. Harlow was a fourth-round pick from Oregon State. Kazee was a fifth-round pick from San Diego State. Harlow will have a…

Lanett Standouts Receive Offers From Alabama

While small in enrollment numbers, the footprint of Lanett High School football continued to expand Tuesday as Trikweze Bridges and Kristian Story each landed scholarship offers from Alabama. This marks the first…

Auburn Softball Players Arrested on Marijuana Charges

Three Auburn softball players were arrested on charges of possession of marijuana in the second degree and possession of drug paraphernalia Thursday morning, according to an AL.com report. The players were shortstop Haley Fagan, outfielder Brittany Maresette , and pitcher…

College Football Popularity Remained Strong in 2016

A report on college football released today by The National Football Foundation (NFF) & College Hall of Fame offered several signs of continued strong growth from the 2016 season. "The already intense interest in college football continues to grow," said NFF…

Dustin Johnson Announces Return to PGA Tour

Dustin Johnson's injured back must be feeling better.  The world's No. 1 player said he'll return to the PGA Tour at the Wells Fargo Championships at Eagle Point Golf Club from May 4-7. The Wells Fargo Championship announced Johnson's status Thursday.…

Severe Storms Hammer West Central Georgia

While many people in central Georgia and Alabama are breathing sighs of relief after being spared from Wednesday's severe weather, others are beginning the clean-up process. Several structures in the town of…

Corey Myers Abruptly Resigns From Auburn Softball Program

A week of headlines the Auburn softball program would like to forget continued late Thursday night with the abrupt resignation of Tiger assistant coach Corey Myers. “It is with great sadness today that I announce I will be stepping down…

Myers: Fagan Will Not Face Disciplinary Action

Auburn softball head coach Clint Myers announced today shortstop Haley Fagan will not face disciplinary action following a brief altercation with Florida head coach Tim Walton Monday night. "Haley and I have…

Auburn Hoops Assistant Takes Job at USF

Auburn basketball assistant coach Chad Dollar is leaving after just one season on Bruce Pearl's staff, accepting a position at South Florida under head coach Brian Gregory. Before coming to Auburn in 2016 Dollar spent five seasons on Gregory's staff…

Day Wants to Play in Masters, Awaits Mom's Prognosis

PGA Tour star Jason Day expects to arrive in Augusta, Georgia, on Friday to start practicing for the Masters, but said he could pull still out of the season's first major, depending on his mother's prognosis following surgery for lung…

UGA Set to Host Highly Touted Defensive Line Transfer

With several impending departures along the defensive line over the next year, the Georgia Bulldogs may be exploring the transfer route to replenish the roster. According to a report from 247Sports, former 4* defensive tackle Breiden Fehoko is set to…

CSU's Anita Howard Named Coach of the Year

CSU's Anita Howard has been named Georgia College Women’s Coach of the Year by the Atlanta Tipoff Club. The award comes on the heels of a highly successful first year for Howard that…

Alabama Adds Sun-Belt Opponent to 2019 Schedule

Alabama has added New Mexico State from the Sun Belt Conference to the 2019 home schedule. According to fbsschedules.com the Aggies will take home a 1.7 million dollar paycheck for the game.…

New Artwork Available on Georgia Recreational Licenses

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division is offering license buyers an opportunity to add a credit card style license with a painting of a largemouth bass to their order for $5. The artwork is courtesy of Tony…

DeMarcus Ware Announces Retirement

DeMarcus Ware announced his retirement today via Twitter. Ware said he still had offers to play and felt he could contribute, but concern for overall health and quality of life outweighed his passion to continue. Ware played at Auburn High…

Falcons Tender 4 Free Agents, Including S Allen, WR Gabriel

The Atlanta Falcons have tendered four restricted free agents, including starting safety Ricardo Allen and wide receiver Taylor Gabriel, who was a surprise breakout star in 2016.  The Falcons also tendered offensive guard Ben Garland and cornerback Akeem King. The…

Alabama Announces Spring Practice Dates

Alabama will open spring practice Tuesday, March 21st the school announced today. The team will hold 15 practice sessions leading up to the annual A-Day scrimmage inside Bryant-Denny Stadium on Saturday, April 22nd. After a narrow loss to Clemson in…

Carver Falls to St. Pius in Quarterfinals

Tuesday night the Carver girls defeated Jefferson punching their ticket to the girls 4A semi-finals.  On Wednesday night the Carver boys looked to do the same against St. Pius X. Carver took a 37-34 lead into the half, but…

Georgia Lineman Trent Thompson Hospitalized

Georgia defensive lineman Trent Thompson was hospitalized in Athens Wednesday evening according to a release from the school athletic department. The statement also revealed Thompson has been dealing with a significant medical issue: Based upon recent events, Trenton Thompson's family…

Alabama Hires New Offensive Coordinator

  Two weeks after Alabama head coach Nick Saban lost Steve Sarkisian to the Atlanta Falcons, the search for his replacement is over. On Monday Alabama announced the…

Brookstone Unveils New Tennis Complex

Brookstone raised the curtain on the brand new Mary Lynne Smisson Cumiskey Tennis Complex in front of an overflow crowd Tuesday afternoon. The facility includes 10 new courts including the Jim…

CSU's Asouzu Named PBC Player of the Week Again

Columbus State University basketball player Ashley Asouzu has been a standout down the stretch for the Cougars, and the Peach Belt Conference has taken notice. On Monday, Asouzu was named the PBC player…

New England Assistant to Interview for Alabama O.C Job

New England Patriots assistant Brian Daboll is expected to interview for the vacant Alabama Offensive Coordinator position this week, as first reported by Fox Sports' Bruce Feldman. Daboll served as a graduate assistant under Saban when he was at Michigan…

Falcons Name Steve Sarkisian Offensive Coordinator

Less than 48 hours after a loss to the Patriots in Super Bowl 51, the Falcons named Steve Sarkisian new offensive coordinator for the departed Kyle Shanahan Tuesday. Sarkisian comes to Atlanta…

Six CHS Soccer Players Sign Scholarships

It was a big Friday at Columbus High School as six Blue Devil soccer players signed scholarships with schools all over the country. Sara Nell Beach is off to Evangel College while…

Five from Northside sign scholarships

  A flurry of signings continued Thursday as five students from Northside High School inked their names to athletic scholarships. Arric Austin and Nathan Robertson signed football scholarships. Austin is headed to Point University while Robertson…