Sunday, September 24, 2017

Kirby Smart’s new policy to intercept the free press

University of Georgia football coach Kirby Smart is making news headlines and, once again, it stems from a souring relationship with the media.

Phelps asks Congress to ensure anti-doping system is fair

Phelps testified Tuesday before a congressional hearing on improving anti-doping measures, delivering the message that he doesn't believe the Olympics and other competitions are clean and that athletes don't believe in the testing system that's in place.

State Legislators Force GHSA Executive Director To Resign

The Georgia High School Association, the governing body of high school athletics, may have new leadership very soon.  In a surprising move, the GHSA...

Collins scores 20 as Wake Forest beats Georgia Tech 81-69

First-year Georgia Tech coach Josh Pastner said he had recruited John Collins "hard" when Pastner was at Memphis. But Collins ended up at Wake Forest instead, and on Saturday, he made Pastner regret that recruiting miss once more.

Supreme Court leaves $1B NFL concussion settlement in place

The Supreme Court has rejected challenges to the estimated $1 billion plan by the NFL to settle thousands of concussion lawsuits filed by former players.

For pro athletes, voting can require extra effort

Many athletes have to rely on absentee ballots, either because they reside permanently in a different state than their team or because they are on the road during Election Day.

World Series returns to Wrigley for first time in 71 years

Chicago Cubs slugger Kyle Schwarber was followed by cameras and cellphones. A couple of pitchers from the Cleveland Indians played hacky sack in the outfield. The giant videoboard in left field flashed "World Series."

Turner Field: The Past. The Present. The Future?

"It's Atlanta!" The Atlanta Braves broke ground on their new stadium in September of 2014 and now more than 2 years later SunTrust Park in...

NCAA relocates 7 events pulled from NC due to LGBT law

The NCAA relocated its men's basketball regional tournament to Greenville, South Carolina, on Friday after withdrawing the event from Greensboro, North Carolina, because of that state's law restricting the rights of LGBT people.