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Slive decides to step down early as SEC commissioner
Southeastern Conference commissioner Mike Slive unexpectedly stepped down Friday, just minutes after announcing record revenue and a groundbreaking rule.
May 29, 2015 11:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Blatter wins re-election as FIFA chief
In the end, nothing could stop Sepp Blatter. Not a far-reaching corruption scandal. Not a tarnished international image. Not a young prince who gave him a stronger-than-expected challenge.
May 29, 2015 11:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Illinois has initial edge in NCAA golf tournament
Illinois’ Thomas Detry shot 4-under 68 for a share of the individual lead and the Illini topped the team standings Friday after the first round of the NCAA tournament.
May 29, 2015 11:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Falcons release linebacker Shembo after animal cruelty arrest
The Atlanta Falcons waived linebacker Prince Shembo on Friday, shortly after he was charged with aggravated animal cruelty.
May 29, 2015 05:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Staley, South Carolina sign Georgia Tech transfer in Davis
South Carolina coach Dawn Staley is building a program to last — and others outside the Southeastern Conference want to be part of it.
May 29, 2015 03:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Quigley, other WNBA players to miss games for Euro tourney
UPDATE: Chicago Sky guard Allie Quigley and other WNBA players will miss at least a few games of the upcoming season to compete in the Eurobasket tournament next month.
May 29, 2015 01:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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FIFA chief dismisses calls for his ouster
As defiant as ever, Sepp Blatter resisted calls to resign as FIFA president Thursday and deflected blame for the massive bribery and corruption scandal engulfing soccer’s world governing body.
May 29, 2015 12:07 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stars see struggles at Roland Garros
For Serena Williams, it was a bad right elbow that led to some shaky serving and a dropped set. For Novak Djokovic, first it was a balky hip that needed treatment from a trainer; later came an emba...
May 29, 2015 12:06 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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SEC continues to raise basketball profile with new coaches
When Vanderbilt coach Kevin Stallings first stepped into the meeting room this week in Destin, he immediately noticed four new faces.
May 28, 2015 03:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coach of the Year: Densmore’s decision to return pays off
After a two-year absence, Tracy Densmore returned to her post as Kell’s girls tennis coach.
May 30, 2015 12:06 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Adkins: Cupboard not bare at Pope
As Kyle Adkins takes over a Pope football program that has gone just 5-15 since its last playoff appearance in 2012, he believes his up-tempo style can turn the Greyhounds’ fortunes around quickly.
May 30, 2015 12:01 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Skinner hires former pupil Owens to first KSU staff
The formation of new Kennesaw State men’s basketball coach Al Skinner’s first staff began Friday with the hiring of assistant Carlton Owens.
May 29, 2015 04:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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McEachern's Rochester commits to Georgia
Georgia landed one of its biggest recruits yet for its class of 2016 — both figuratively and literally.
May 29, 2015 12:12 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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New Pebblebrook coach takes steady approach in examining his team
Still relatively new to Pebblebrook, football coach Kevin Saunders chose to not hold any full practices or scrimmages this spring.
May 29, 2015 12:11 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Campbell softball team plans 100-inning fundraiser game
The Campbell High School softball team will play a 100-inning game June 10, serving as an opportunity to raise money for new dugouts.
May 29, 2015 12:09 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ryled up: North Cobb Christian feels good after spring
North Cobb Christian coach Scott Ryle improved his team’s win total by four last year, but there is still plenty of work to do if the Eagles want to keep improving.
May 27, 2015 11:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cochran, Wood prepare for inductions into prestigious group of coaching greats
There will be some local flair when the Georgia Athletic Coaches Association welcomes its newest Hall of Fame class Saturday in Dalton.
May 27, 2015 11:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wins remain an expectation despite Warriors' graduated talent
North Cobb entered spring practice having seen improvement in several areas.
May 27, 2015 12:23 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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With well-stocked talent pool, Indians return likes of Hockman, Rochester
McEachern’s football team will have a few standouts returning on both sides of the ball. Despite that, the Indians’ biggest concern during the spring practice still was replacing the standouts who ...
May 27, 2015 12:19 AM | 2 2 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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