The U.S. men’s soccer team may be out of the World Cup, but that didn’t stop legions of American soccer fans from filling Brazilian stadiums to catch all the action. The U.S. had a fairly successful run, beating Ghana and tying with Portugal to survive what many deemed the 2014 World Cup’s “Group of Death.” Belgium eventually sent the team home in the Round of 16, but for many Americans, the excitement of soccer won’t go away with the 2014 World Cup. Soccer won’t replace the NFL or college football anytime soon, but its popularity is rising quickly in the U.S.
 
The crack of a baseball bat is a familiar and exciting sound on spring nights in Savannah, home of the Sand Gnats. This year, that sound may be bittersweet as the Sand Gnats begin what’s most likely their last year at Grayson Stadium- the nation...
Mercer University basketball fans are back down to earth after the Bears lost to the University Tennessee by 20 points Sunday night. Just 48 hours earlier Mercer was the talk of the sports world after upsetting Duke University in the NCAA...
The last time Mercer University basketball took any part in March Madness, REO Speedwagon’s "Can't Fight This Feeling" was on top of the charts — March, 1985 to be exact.
On paper, it didn't look likely at all. Mercer is a mid-sized private school Macon that hasn't taken part in March Madness since 1985, while Duke is one of the most storied college teams in basketball history.
The city council has agreed to solicit bids for an independent study to look at options for a possible new ballpark.
Starting January 1, 2014 student athletes will be better protected in gyms and on playing fields across Georgia. At least, that is the goal behind the Return to Play Act. The new state law requires schools give student athletes and their parents...
Retired Atlanta Braves manager Bobby Cox was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame Monday. In 1995, Cox led the Atlanta Braves to the team’s first World Series championship, and has won more than 2,000 games with the Braves. Cox will be...
Fans are pouring into Atlanta for this weekend’s Southeastern Conference Championship game between Auburn and Missouri. Traveling to the city for the title game in the Georgia Dome has been a tradition for college football fans for more than a...
Looking back, Vince Dooley never expected to last at the University of Georgia. “To my wife Barbara, I said, ‘Don’t get too comfortable. Don’t unpack! We may not be here very long, which is the nature of the business, but I’m going to give it my...
The Cobb County Commission will vote Tuesday on whether to approve a financing package for a new stadium for the Atlanta Braves. The team says it wants move to out of the city, and if it does, it won’t be the first time the Braves abandon a stadium...