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Richt at SEC Media Days

Georgia head football coach Mark Richt talked about the 2014 college football season at the SEC Media Days.

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Heisman favorites are all chalk in 2014


The Heisman Trophy has gone to a virtual unknown for the last few years - this list could prove that trend falls apart in 2014.  More>>

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USC's Shaw admits to lying about injuries, rescue


Southern California cornerback Josh Shaw confessed that he lied to school officials about how he sprained his ankles last weekend, retracting his story about jumping off a balcony to save his drowning nephew. More>>

Former Brave Rocker to be on CBS' 'Survivor' this fall


Former Atlanta Brave John Rocker will be part of the CBS show Survivor this season. More>>

Couch Potato: South Carolina debut highlights football season return


Football season begins Thursday with a couple of SEC games - the excellent Texas A&M at South Carolina pairing, and Temple visits Vanderbilt in a less scintillating matchup.


Dream's season is over


Elena Delle Donne scored 17 of her 34 points in the fourth quarter, including the winning jumper with 8.4 seconds left, as the Chicago Sky rallied from 20 points down to beat the Atlanta Dream 81-80 on Tuesday night to advance to the Eastern Conference finals. More>>

Justin Thomas takes over at QB for Georgia Tech

Coach Paul Johnson believes that Justin Thomas is tough enough to succeed at quarterback for Georgia Tech. More>>

Isner beats fellow American Giron at US Open

John Isner, a former top American college player, beat this year's top American college player in the first round of the U.S. Open. More>>

CBS Sports Network to launch all-women sports show


CBS Sports Network will air an all-women sports show starting next month. More>>

Heisman Trophy could go to unhyped player


In the last two seasons, college football's premier award has gone to players who had never taken a single snap in a college game prior to the start of their Heisman-winning seasons. This year, it could happen again.


Falcons again place OL Johnson on injured reserve and make cuts


Atlanta Falcons offensive lineman Mike Johnson will miss another season after going down with a foot injury. More>>

Former UGA tennis coach Dan Magill dies at 93

Former University of Georgia tennis coach and sports historian Dan Magill has died at the age of 93. More>>

College Football Hall of Fame opens in downtown Atlanta Video included


The College Football Hall of Fame opened Saturday. The 94,000-square-foot facility is on Marietta Street in downtown Atlanta. More>>

Phelps wins gold, Ledecky breaks 400 world record


The second coming of Michael Phelps gained momentum with another gold medal at the Pan Pacific championships on a night when U.S. teenager Katie Ledecky set yet another world record. More>>

Upton's HR sends Braves over Reds 3-1 in 12th

Justin Upton hit a two-run homer in the 12th inning Friday night, rallying the Atlanta Braves to a 3-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds after left-hander Mike Minor came up four outs short of a no-hitter. More>>

Sister praised for saving toddler from choking Video included


A teen is being praised for saving her brother from choking. 


SEC West champ could have 2 losses


Brutal schedules may leave the SEC West champ with two losses heading to Atlanta.  More>>

Bridges Spencer is all about giving

Charitable donations happen all the time. But how often does a child get to write a big check? Sports director Larry Smith introduces us to Bridges Spencer, who is all about giving. (8/18/2014)

Kennesaw State football takes flight

College football in Georgia dates back to 122 years when Georgia beat Mercer in 1892. But on Tuesday, another local school began their own tradition. (8/19/2014)

Simms, Dungy likely not to use 'Redskins' on TV


Two influential NFL voices - including CBS lead analyst Phil Simms, who will handle Washington's Week 4 game - said Monday they likely won't use the term "Redskins" when discussing the franchise. More>>

Falcons LT Sam Baker out for the season with knee injury


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. More>>

AP poll: defending champion Florida St is No. 1


Jameis Winston and defending national champion Florida State are No. 1 in The Associated Press preseason college football poll. More>>

Falcons LT Sam Baker leaves game with knee injury


Atlanta left tackle Sam Baker has left Saturday night's game against the Houston Texans with a right knee injury. More>>

Rob Manfred elected next MLB commissioner


Rob Manfred was elected baseball's 10th commissioner Thursday, winning a three-man race to succeed Bud Selig and given a mandate by the tradition-bound sport to recapture young fans and speed play in an era that has... More>>

Georgia Tech senior loses bid to win the U.S. Amateur


Ollie Schniederjans, the number one ranked amateur player in the world, lost in his bid to win the U.S. Amateur at Atlanta Athletic Club. More>>

Weather forecasts impacting U.S. Amateur


Meteorology is important when it comes to a course set up this week in Atlanta. More>>

'Matty Ice,' other Atlanta athletic notables take ALS Ice Bucket Challenge


There's a good reason why they call Falcons' quarterback Matt Ryan "Matty Ice." It's because he can stay cool under pressure. 

Georgia Tech looking to surpass low expectations

Paul Johnson's first two years at Georgia Tech are looking better and better - and increasingly distant in the past. More>>

Schools invest millions preparing for SEC Network

 The Southeastern Conference's new network debuts Thursday, promising more than 1,000 live events this year and a reach that includes most major... More>>

Ryan sharp on TD drive, Falcons top Miami 16-10


Miami's Ryan Tannehill and Atlanta's Matt Ryan produced touchdowns on their only possessions as the Falcons held off the Dolphins 16-10 on Friday night in the preseason opener for both teams. More>>

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