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Falcons cut 7th-round draft pick Yawin Smallwood

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Among other players released were wide receiver Freddie Martino, who caught a 67-yard touchdown pass in Thursday night's 24-14 preseason win at Jacksonville, and veteran linebacker Pat Angerer, a former starter with the Colts. More>>

Tony Stewart says Ward's death will affect him forever

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Tony Stewart says the death of Kevin Ward Jr. will "affect my life forever" as he returned to the track for the first time since his car struck and killed the fellow driver during a sprint-car race in New York.
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South Carolina Falls Badly to Texas A&M in Opener

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Kenny Hill broke Johnny Manziel's single-game passing record with 511 yards and No. 21 Texas A&M beat No. 9 South Carolina 52-28 on Thursday night, ending the Gamecocks' 18-game home win streak.
   
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South Carolina Defense Exposed in 52-28 Loss to Texas A&M Video included

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South Carolina's defense surrenders 511 passing yards to new starting Texas AM quarterback, Kenny Hill, as USC falls 52-28 to the Aggies Thursday evening. More>>

Yates states case to be Falcons' backup QB

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T.J. Yates made a strong case to be Atlanta's backup quarterback Thursday night, throwing for 243 yards and two touchdowns in a 24-14 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars in both teams' preseason finale.
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Panthers blank Steelers 10-0 in preseason finale

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Fozzy Whittaker ran for a 2-yard touchdown, Graham Gano added a short field goal and the Carolina Panthers beat the listless Pittsburgh Steelers 10-0 in the preseason finale Thursday night.
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Augusta Electrical Suns: 2014 National Basketball Champions

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The Augusta Electrical Suns are made up of young men between the ages of 13 to 18 who have dreams of being apart of an elite group of professional athletes such as Kevin Durant, Derrick Rose, Jeremy Lin, Chris Paul, and Kobe Bryant. But it wasn't just that long ago that they were dreaming of accomplishing another big goal, which was to bring a national championship to the Garden City, and that dream came true. This summer, Brown's Electrical Suns of Augusta, Georgia took to the hoops of Myrtl... More>>

Swainsboro Alum Has Big Night as Georgia St. Snaps Losing Streak

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Wil Lutz kicked a 26-yard field goal with 4 seconds left and Georgia State won for the first time as an FBS member, beating Abilene Christian 38-37 on Wednesday night.
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GAME NIGHT LIVE: Bamberg-Erhardt 7, Williston-Elko 6 Video included

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In the first Game Night Live matchup of the 2014 season, Bamberg-Erhardt High School held off Williston-Elko High School 7-6 on Friday night, August 22nd. More>>

WJBF Scholar Athlete: Rashad Roundtree Video included

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Pretty much everyone knows Rashad Roundtree is great on the field. He was all-state last year and is being recruited by many major college football programs. He's also a standout in the classroom.
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Augusta's Coble Wins GSGA Senior Women's Championship

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Laura Coble of Augusta wins the GSGA Senior Women's Championship at even-par 144 (71-73), four strokes ahead of Brenda Pictor of Marietta, who finished at 4-over-par 148 (72-76) for runner-up honors.
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Darlington Raceway gets Labor Day back in 2015

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Darlington Raceway will return to its traditional Labor Day weekend date next season in one of the few significant changes to NASCAR's 2015 Sprint Cup Series schedule.
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RB Steven Jackson returns to Falcons' practice

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Steven Jackson is back on the practice fields for the first time in almost a month, providing hope the Atlanta Falcons' starting running back can be ready for the season opener. More>>

Twenty-Nine USC Aiken Student-Athletes Named Academic Achievement Award Winners

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The Division 2 Athletics Directors Association (D2ADA) announced that 29 University of South Carolina Aiken student-athletes are recipients of the D2ADA Academic Achievement Awards. More>>

GRU Women's Golf Founder Passes Away

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Longtime Jaguar Golf supporter Neal Garland passed away on Saturday, Aug. 23 in Longview, Texas after a long battle with cancer. Garland was 78.
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GRU Sees 19 Athletes Earn ADA Academic Achievement Award

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The Division 2 Athletics Directors Association released their Academic Achievement Award winners Friday, Aug. 22, with GRU Augusta posting 19 student-athletes to the list and joining eight other Peach Belt Conference schools.
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Georgia's Dan Magill Passes Away Video included

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Dan Magill -- known by some as the greatest Bulldog ever -- died at 93 years of age on Sunday. More>>

Falcons again place OL Johnson on injured reserve

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Atlanta Falcons offensive lineman Mike Johnson will miss another season after going down with a foot injury.The Falcons placed Johnson on injured reserve Sunday as they reduced their roster to 75 players. More>>

Mahan comes up with timely victory at The Barclays

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Hunter Mahan pulled away with three straight birdies to win The Barclays on Sunday, ending an 0-for-46 drought on the PGA Tour. More>>

Thomson football coach holds book release in home Video included

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Long-time Thomson high school football assistant coach John Barnett officially began selling his book, "Ghosts of the Brickyard," Saturday. The book is a historical narrative on Thomson's rich football history. More>>

Logano edged Keselowski for first win at Bristol

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Joey Logano surged past Matt Kenseth with 44 laps to go and won for the first time in his career at Bristol Motor Speedway. More>>

Sankey's late TD lifts Titans past Falcons 24-17

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Rookie Bishop Sankey's 3-yard touchdown run and 2-point conversion with 5:45 remaining gave Tennessee its first lead as the Titans rallied for a 24-17 preseason win over the Atlanta Falcons on Saturday night. More>>

Georgia Prep Scores

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Abbeville Christian Academy, Ala. 20, Sherwood Christian 13, OTAdairsville 28, Ridgeland 14Allatoona 27, East Paulding 21Aquinas 41, Glenn Hills 6Athens Academy 28, Glascock County 0Atkinson County 30, Brantley County 14Baconton 18, Central-Talbotton 6Beach 21, Savannah 14Brunswick 41, McIntosh County Academy 6Calvary Day 54, New Hampstead 12Cambridge 42, Holy Innocents' 6Campbell 48, South Atlanta 6Central-Phenix City, Ala. 30, Stockbridge 21Cherokee 42, Chattahoochee 7Clinch County 36, Calh... More>>

FFN Segment 1: Georgia action Video included

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North Augusta beat Lakeside, plus Aquinas/Glenn Hills, Westside/Evans, and Jefferson County/Thomson. More>>

FFN Segment 2: South Carolina action Video included

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Lincoln County won at McCormick, Silver Bluff lost to Abbeville, and Fox Creek falls. More>>

FFN Segment 3: Game Night Live and more Video included

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We've got highlights and reaction from Bamberg-Ehrhardt's win over Williston-Elko on Game Night Live, plus Augusta Christian beats Augusta Prep and Briarwood Academy faces off against Edmund Burke. More>>

Coaches Ready to Kick Off 2014 High School Football Season Video included

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We'll have all the highlights from the first night of action Friday night at 11:35 on Football Friday Night on WJBF.
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2014 Preseason Coaches All-SEC Football Teams Announced

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Alabama and LSU each placed a league-leading 11 representatives on the 2014 Preseason Coaches All-Southeastern Conference Football Teams, the SEC announced Thursday.
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New Era Beginning at Lincoln County Video included

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Kevin Banks will make his debut as head coach of the Red Devils Friday night.
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Clemson Running Back Zac Brooks Out for Season

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Clemson's top returning rusher from last season, suffered a foot injury Monday night in practice and will be lost for the season.
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Former Atlanta Braves Great Dale Murphy To Sign Autographs In The CSRA

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Former Atlanta Braves star Dale Murphy will be signing autographs and meeting fans in the CSRA August 30th. More>>

Spurrier, Tanner Take Ice Bucket Challenge Following Gamecocks Practice Video included

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The South Carolina Gamecock football team continues its preparations for the 2014 season opener, set for Thursday, August 28, against Texas A&M. More>>

GreenJackets Fall to Crawdads Strong Pitching

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Strong pitching by the Hickory Crawdads (73-54) secured the win for their team on Tuesday night as they beat the Augusta GreenJackets (58-68), 2-1.
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First Georgia Prep Football Poll

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The first Georgia high school football rankings for the 2014 season are out.
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Locals Advance in Drive, Chip, and Putt Championship Video included

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The First Tee of Augusta played host to a sub regional for the 2015 Drive, Chip, and Putt Championship. More>>

FFN Preview Show: Scrimmages and Coaching Changes Video included

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Highlights of the Aiken County Jamboree, plus a scrimmage at Burke County, and a look at all the coaching changes in the CSRA this offseason. More>>

FFN Preview Show: Al Lown Back at Silver Bluff Video included

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Football Friday Night Season Preview Special: Segment 2Silver Bluff's Al Lown is back for his 22nd season as head coach. More>>

FFN Preview Show: Game Night Live Season Preview Video included

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We preview the upcoming season of WJBF Game Night Live. More>>

FFN Preview Show: Larry Campbell Honored Video included

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Earlier this month, Lincoln County held a special ceremony honoring longtime coach Larry Campbell. More>>

Paine College Announces New Athletics Director and Key Appointments

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Today, Paine College officials announced the appointment of the new Athletics Director, Selina B. Kohn, during a press conference held in the HEAL Complex. More>>

Woods pulls out of US Ryder Cup consideration

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Tiger Woods has removed himself from consideration for a U.S. Ryder Cup captain's pick because of back problems. More>>

Taylor Recounts "Scary" Moments After His Boat Overturned on Thurmond Lake Video included

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Augusta's Vaughn Taylor is in Knoxville for a Web.com Tour event just 2 days after a scary incident on the water in the CSRA.
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Local Players Fall in Match Play at US Amateur Video included

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2005 Greenbrier graduate Chris Waters, who now works as an accountant in the Atlanta area, and North Augusta alum and current Gamecocks rising junior Matt NeSmith both finished in the top 64 after 2 rounds of stroke play to advance to the match play portion of the event.
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Pair of Local Golfers Advance to Match Play at U.S. Am

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2005 Greenbrier graduate Chris Waters and North Augusta alum and Gamecocks rising junior Matt NeSmith have both advanced to the match play portion of the 2014 US Amateur at the Atlanta Athletic Club. More>>

Teen's Death Raises Questions About Safe Hydration

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A Georgia high school football player is dead after possible overhydration. Zyrees Oliver died Monday after his family removed him from life support. His relatives say the 17-year old drank two gallons of water and two gallons of Gatorade during football practice last Tuesday. The teen's death raises questions about the fine line between too much fluid and not enough fluid after intense exercise. Overhydration also kn... More>>

Vaughn Taylor has Scare on Thurmond Lake

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A spokesman with the Army Corps of Engineers tells WJBF that Taylor's boat overturned Monday near the powerhouse at the dam.
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3 Share Lead at U.S. Amateur in Atlanta

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Local collegian Jimmy Beck, 21, of Columbus, Ga., Sam Horsfield, 17, of England, and Taylor Moore, 21 of Edmond, Okla., each shot 6 under par Monday at Atlanta Athletic Club to share the lead after the first day of stroke-play qualifying at the 2014 U.S. Amateur Championship. More>>

GRU Women’s Golf Welcomes Three New Signees

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GRU Augusta head coach Kory Thompson has added three new signees in Maggie Ashmore, Lexi Bollant, and Sonya Knebel to join the nationally-ranked Jaguar women's golf team for the approaching 2014-15 Division I golf season.
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Sheriff: No plans to talk to Stewart again

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A sheriff in upstate New York says there are no current plans to interview Tony Stewart for a third time. Authorities talked to the three-time NASCAR champion Saturday night, and again yesterday, concerning the death of a fellow driver during a dirt-track sprint-car race.
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Tony Stewart Involved In Deadly Incident On New York Dirt Track Video included

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A small town race track, a big time driver, and an angry confrontation were a fatal combination over the weekend in New York state. One of NASCAR's leading drivers, Tony Stewart, was behind the wheel when his race-car struck and killed another driver who had stormed onto the track. ABC News' Marci Gonzalez has the story. More>>

McIlroy wins riveting PGA Championship

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Rory McIlroy won his second straight major championship and fourth of his young career, rallying on the back nine in the PGA Championship. More>>

Former Augusta State golf coach resigns from SMU

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Former Augusta State golf coach Josh Gregory has resigned as coach of the SMU golf program.
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With Property Tax Increase, Augusta Commissioner Calls Storm Water Fee Dead In The Water Video included

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Augusta engineers have been working for years to implement a Storm Water Utility Fee, with final approval planned for next month. But, after approving a property tax hike for this year, some Commissioners now questions the fee's chances.; WJBF News Channel 6's George Eskola has the story.

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Cabrera's hit in 10th gives Padres win over Braves

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Everth Cabrera singled in the winning run in the 10th inning to lift the San Diego Padres to a 4-3 win over the slumping Atlanta Braves on Sunday.
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McIlroy wins Bridgestone and goes back to No. 1

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Rory McIlroy rallied from a three-shot deficit to win the Bridgestone Invitational and return to No. 1 in the world.
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Raiders' Guy becomes 1st punter inducted into HOF

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Ray Guy has become the first full-time punter to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. More>>

Clemson focus again on quarterbacks

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Clemson's focus at the start of fall camp is again on its quarterbacks, though for a different reason than previous two seasons.
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Dodgers beat Braves 2-1 on Kershaw's 9-hitter

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Clayton Kershaw scattered nine hits and struck out nine while tying his career-best winning streak of 10 games, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Atlanta Braves 2-1 Thursday night to complete the three-game sweep. More>>

UGA WR Malcolm Mitchell Sidelined Wtih Knee Injury

UGA WR Malcolm Mitchell Sidelined With Knee Injury

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(Athens, GA)-University of Georgia junior wide receiver Malcolm Mitchell suffered a right knee injury earlier this week while running routes with teammates. He underwent an arthroscopic procedure Thursday to address a cartilage injury. A full recovery is anticipated; however, no timetable is set for his return at this point according to UGA Sr. Associate Athletic Director and Director of Sports Medicine Ron Courson.(Press release written by UGA Sports Information Department) More>>

GreenJackets Wrap Up Homestand with a Win

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The Augusta GreenJackets (52-55) defeated the Greensboro Grasshoppers (68-41) on Tuesday night, at Lake Olmstead Stadium, 8-5.
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More Elite Basketball Talent in Augusta Area Video included

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The Nike Nationals have returned to Riverview Park in North Augusta. It's basically the girls basketball version of the Peach Jam. More>>

Jaguars Release 2014-15 Men’s Golf Schedule

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The GRU Augusta men’s golf program and head coach Jack O’Keefe released the upcoming 2014-15 Jaguar Golf schedule featuring five fall events and four regular-season spring tournaments, highlighted by the 3M Augusta Invitational on April 4-5 at Forest Hills Golf Club in Augusta, Ga.
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Glavine is inducted into baseball Hall of Fame

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Tom Glavine, that rare athlete drafted by two professional leagues in different sports, has been inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.
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Feisty Bobby Cox inducted into BB Hall of Fame

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Bobby Cox, who guided the Atlanta Braves to an unprecedented 14 straight division titles and 15 playoff appearances, has been inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. More>>

Greg Maddux inducted in baseball Hall of Fame

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Greg Maddux, who won 355 games over a 23-year major league career, has been inducted into baseball's Hall of Fame.
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2-Time Masters Champ Langer Wins Sr. British by Record 13 Shots

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Bernhard Langer has won his second Senior British Open championship, finishing a record 13 strokes clear of Colin Montgomerie of Scotland.
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Braves option Pastornicky to Triple-A Gwinnett

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The Atlanta Braves have optioned infielder Tyler Pastornicky to Triple-A Gwinnett and recalled second baseman Phil Gosselin from Gwinnett.
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GreenJackets Beat Sand Gnats in Final Game of Series

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The Augusta GreenJackets (49-54) won the final game of the series against the Savannah Sand Gnats (65-34) on Friday night at Lake Olmstead Stadium. More>>

New Era Begins at Greenbrier Video included

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It was the first day of high school football practice in Georgia. At Greenbrier, a new era starts under new head coach Jarrett Troxler.
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Raisin' Kane: Minor League Baseball GM Gets Prostate Exam During Game

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MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) - Early Friday morning, the front office staff of the Myrtle Beach Pelicans challenged their Vice President and General Manager Andy Milovich to receive an in-game prostate exam while singing "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" during the team's Prostate Cancer Awareness Night on Thursday, July 24. Milovich accepted the challenge but only if the Fierce Fallon Facebook Page reached 10,000 'Likes' by Thursday at midnight.The Fierce Fallon Facebook Page belongs to Carolina Fo... More>>

WJBF Game Night Live Schedule - 2014 Video included

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WJBF News Channel 6 is proud to announce the schedule for our 2014 Game Night Live, our live broadcasts of local high school football games. More>>

GreenJackets Lose to Sand Gnats in Game One Video included

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The Savannah Sand Gnats (64-33) won the first game of the series against the Augusta GreenJackets (48-53) on Wednesday night at Lake Olmstead Stadium.
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Jenkins County's Taylor Dismissed from UGA Football Team

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Former Jenkins County High School standout Jonathan Taylor had been dismissed from the UGA football team following his arrest on Tuesday.
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Former Gamecock Sidney Rice announces his retirement

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Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Sidney Rice is retiring from the NFL after an injury-plagued career that included issues with concussions.
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Martinez-Evans Little League Team Falls in State Semifinals Video included

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The Martinez-Evans Little League 11/12 year old team lost in the Georgia state semifinals but it was pretty amazing how they got to that point. More>>

Georgia Southern Participates in First Sun Belt Media Day as Member School Video included

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Coach Fritz, Director of Athletics Tom Kleinlein and senior Eagle Football student-athletes handled media responsibilities Tuesday at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. More>>

Former Gamecock Sanders facing 4-game suspension

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Jacksonville Jaguars receiver Ace Sanders says he is facing a four-game suspension and won't be around for the majority of training camp.
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Former Jenkins County Football Star Now Playing For UGA Accused Of Assaulting Girlfriend

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Police say a University of Georgia football player, who formerly played for Jenkins County High School, is facing a charge of aggravated assault, which is a felony. More>>

SIAC Football Preseason Teams and Predicted Order of Finish Announced

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The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced the 2014 predicted order of finish and Preseason All-Conference teams for the upcoming football season. More>>

Braves' Gattis off DL, starting against Marlins

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Gattis had been sidelined since June 29 with a bulging disk in his lower back. More>>

Westside's Commings Back in CSRA for Football Camp Video included

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The former Patriot is coaching a camp less than a week before he heads to training gamp.
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The Southern Nationals are Back Video included

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After a year off because of last year's flooding on the Savannah River, the Augusta Southern Nationals are back. More>>

Heyward, Simmons pace Braves past Phillies

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Jason Heyward homered and drove in two runs, Andrelton Simmons had two RBIs, and the Atlanta Braves won their third straight game with a 6-4 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday night.
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McIlroy shoots another 6-under 66 at British Open

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Rory McIlroy has shot his second straight 6-under 66 at the British Open, giving him a commanding lead heading to the weekend.
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Braves part ways with struggling 2B Dan Uggla

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The Atlanta Braves have requested unconditional release waivers for struggling second baseman Dan Uggla, parting ways with a former starter still owed over $18 million over the remainder of this year and next. More>>

Owens ready for more success after 1st Sprint Cup win Video included

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Trent Owens has his first win as a crew chief in the Sprint Cup series, and now the Darlington native is ready to focus on getting more. More>>

Martin likes South Carolina's improved work ethic

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South Carolina men's basketball coach Frank Martin says his players now have a much better understanding of what it will take to end a run of five straight losing seasons. More>>

Rising Seniors Football Camp at Laney Video included

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Football players from the CSRA and outside the area were showcasing their skills in Augusta Saturday afternoon.
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A Different Kind of Football Camp in Evans Video included

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With the help of NFL great Billy "White Shoes" Johnson, area players and coaches are learning about off the field as much as on it.
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Scholar Athlete: Tad McCorkle Video included

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WARRENTON, GA (WJBF) - Briarwood Academy's Christopher McCorkle is all over the football field on Friday nights. But in the off-season he's all over the United State on educational trips to places like Harvard and Yellowstone Park. McCorkle has a 4.0 GPA and is the captain of the Buccaneers football team, and for that's why he's our WJBF Scholar Athlete of the Week. McCorkle's given name is Christopher, but most people call him "Tad". He says it's because his personality is a tad of his mom O... More>>

Longtime Assistant Takes Over at Lincoln County

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Kevin Banks is tabbed as the replacement for legendary head coach Larry Campbell.
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  • Green jacket excitement flows north for Monday After The Masters

    Green jacket excitement flows north for Monday After The Masters

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 5:30 PM EDT2014-04-09 21:30:01 GMT
    Final preparations are underway for the 20th Annual Hootie & The Blowfish Monday After The Masters Tournament, scheduled for April 14 at The Dye Club at Barefoot Resort. Just five days out from the event
    Final preparations are underway for the 20th Annual Hootie & The Blowfish Monday After The Masters Tournament, scheduled for April 14 at The Dye Club at Barefoot Resort. Just five days out from the event
  • Weather Doesn't Damper Past Champions Returns To The Masters

    Weather Doesn't Damper Past Champions Returns To The Masters

    Monday, April 7 2014 11:42 PM EDT2014-04-08 03:42:49 GMT
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    Past Masters champions say they are glad to be back to wet Augusta.
    Past Masters champions say they are glad to be back to wet Augusta.
  • Monday Practice Round Canceled

    Monday Practice Round Canceled

    Monday, April 7 2014 4:07 PM EDT2014-04-07 20:07:31 GMT
    Monday's first practice round of the 2014 Masters has been canceled.Course officials made the announcement just after Noon today.Patrons who bought tickets for today's practice round will have their money refunded, Augusta National officials said. They will also be given the option of buying a practice round ticket in 2015.
    Monday's first practice round of the 2014 Masters has been canceled.Course officials made the announcement just after Noon today.Patrons who bought tickets for today's practice round will have their money refunded, Augusta National officials said. They will also be given the option of buying a practice round ticket in 2015.
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  • Augusta Electrical Suns: 2014 National Basketball Champions

    Augusta Electrical Suns: 2014 National Basketball Champions

    Thursday, August 28 2014 4:47 PM EDT2014-08-28 20:47:51 GMT
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    The Augusta Electrical Suns are made up of young men between the ages of 13 to 18 who have dreams of being apart of an elite group of professional athletes such as Kevin Durant, Derrick Rose, Jeremy Lin, Chris Paul, and Kobe Bryant. But it wasn't just that long ago that they were dreaming of accomplishing another big goal, which was to bring a national championship to the Garden City, and that dream came true. This summer, Brown's Electrical Suns of Augusta, Georgia took to the hoops of Myrtl...
    The Augusta Electrical Suns are made up of young men between the ages of 13 to 18 who have dreams of being apart of an elite group of professional athletes such as Kevin Durant, Derrick Rose, Jeremy Lin, Chris Paul, and Kobe Bryant. But it wasn't just that long ago that they were dreaming of accomplishing another big goal, which was to bring a national championship to the Garden City, and that dream came true. This summer, Brown's Electrical Suns of Augusta, Georgia took to the hoops of Myrtl...
  • Swainsboro Alum Has Big Night as Georgia St. Snaps Losing Streak

    Swainsboro Alum Has Big Night as Georgia St. Snaps Losing Streak

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 11:53 PM EDT2014-08-28 03:53:36 GMT
    Wil Lutz kicked a 26-yard field goal with 4 seconds left and Georgia State won for the first time as an FBS member, beating Abilene Christian 38-37 on Wednesday night.
    Wil Lutz kicked a 26-yard field goal with 4 seconds left and Georgia State won for the first time as an FBS member, beating Abilene Christian 38-37 on Wednesday night.
  • Augusta's Coble Wins GSGA Senior Women's Championship

    Augusta's Coble Wins GSGA Senior Women's Championship

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 9:08 PM EDT2014-08-27 01:08:45 GMT
    Laura Coble of Augusta wins the GSGA Senior Women's Championship at even-par 144 (71-73), four strokes ahead of Brenda Pictor of Marietta, who finished at 4-over-par 148 (72-76) for runner-up honors.
    Laura Coble of Augusta wins the GSGA Senior Women's Championship at even-par 144 (71-73), four strokes ahead of Brenda Pictor of Marietta, who finished at 4-over-par 148 (72-76) for runner-up honors.
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  • WJBF Scholar Athlete: Rashad Roundtree

    WJBF Scholar Athlete: Rashad Roundtree

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 11:07 PM EDT2014-08-27 03:07:48 GMT
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    Pretty much everyone knows Rashad Roundtree is great on the field. He was all-state last year and is being recruited by many major college football programs. He's also a standout in the classroom.
    Pretty much everyone knows Rashad Roundtree is great on the field. He was all-state last year and is being recruited by many major college football programs. He's also a standout in the classroom.
  • Scholar Athlete: Tad McCorkle

    Scholar Athlete: Tad McCorkle

    Thursday, May 29 2014 3:58 PM EDT2014-05-29 19:58:47 GMT
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    WARRENTON, GA (WJBF) - Briarwood Academy's Christopher McCorkle is all over the football field on Friday nights. But in the off-season he's all over the United State on educational trips to places like Harvard and Yellowstone Park. McCorkle has a 4.0 GPA and is the captain of the Buccaneers football team, and for that's why he's our WJBF Scholar Athlete of the Week. McCorkle's given name is Christopher, but most people call him "Tad". He says it's because his personality is a tad of his mom O...
    WARRENTON, GA (WJBF) - Briarwood Academy's Christopher McCorkle is all over the football field on Friday nights. But in the off-season he's all over the United State on educational trips to places like Harvard and Yellowstone Park. McCorkle has a 4.0 GPA and is the captain of the Buccaneers football team, and for that's why he's our WJBF Scholar Athlete of the Week. McCorkle's given name is Christopher, but most people call him "Tad". He says it's because his personality is a tad of his mom O...
  • WJBF Honors 32 Students at Scholar Athlete Award Banquet

    WJBF Honors 32 Students at Scholar Athlete Award Banquet

    Thursday, May 8 2014 10:53 PM EDT2014-05-09 02:53:50 GMT
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    All year long WJBF has handed out hardware to the best student athletes around the CSRA, and Thursday night at the Pinnacle Club in downtown Augusta all 32 Scholar Athletes were honored at the 2014 Scholar Athlete Awards Banquet.
    All year long WJBF has handed out hardware to the best student athletes around the CSRA, and Thursday night at the Pinnacle Club in downtown Augusta all 32 Scholar Athletes were honored at the 2014 Scholar Athlete Awards Banquet.
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  • Augusta Electrical Suns: 2014 National Basketball Champions

    Augusta Electrical Suns: 2014 National Basketball Champions

    Thursday, August 28 2014 4:47 PM EDT2014-08-28 20:47:51 GMT
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    The Augusta Electrical Suns are made up of young men between the ages of 13 to 18 who have dreams of being apart of an elite group of professional athletes such as Kevin Durant, Derrick Rose, Jeremy Lin, Chris Paul, and Kobe Bryant. But it wasn't just that long ago that they were dreaming of accomplishing another big goal, which was to bring a national championship to the Garden City, and that dream came true. This summer, Brown's Electrical Suns of Augusta, Georgia took to the hoops of Myrtl...
    The Augusta Electrical Suns are made up of young men between the ages of 13 to 18 who have dreams of being apart of an elite group of professional athletes such as Kevin Durant, Derrick Rose, Jeremy Lin, Chris Paul, and Kobe Bryant. But it wasn't just that long ago that they were dreaming of accomplishing another big goal, which was to bring a national championship to the Garden City, and that dream came true. This summer, Brown's Electrical Suns of Augusta, Georgia took to the hoops of Myrtl...
  • GAME NIGHT LIVE: Bamberg-Erhardt 7, Williston-Elko 6

    GAME NIGHT LIVE: Bamberg-Erhardt 7, Williston-Elko 6

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 9:43 AM EDT2014-08-27 13:43:30 GMT
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    In the first Game Night Live matchup of the 2014 season, Bamberg-Erhardt High School held off Williston-Elko High School 7-6 on Friday night, August 22nd.
    In the first Game Night Live matchup of the 2014 season, Bamberg-Erhardt High School held off Williston-Elko High School 7-6 on Friday night, August 22nd.
  • Thomson football coach holds book release in home

    Thomson football coach holds book release in home

    Sunday, August 24 2014 12:12 AM EDT2014-08-24 04:12:37 GMT
    Long-time Thomson high school football assistant coach John Barnett officially began selling his book, "Ghosts of the Brickyard," Saturday. The book is a historical narrative on Thomson's rich football history.
    Long-time Thomson high school football assistant coach John Barnett officially began selling his book, "Ghosts of the Brickyard," Saturday. The book is a historical narrative on Thomson's rich football history.
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  • Falcons cut 7th-round draft pick Yawin Smallwood

    Falcons cut 7th-round draft pick Yawin Smallwood

    Friday, August 29 2014 5:41 PM EDT2014-08-29 21:41:32 GMT
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    Among other players released were wide receiver Freddie Martino, who caught a 67-yard touchdown pass in Thursday night's 24-14 preseason win at Jacksonville, and veteran linebacker Pat Angerer, a former starter with the Colts.
    Among other players released were wide receiver Freddie Martino, who caught a 67-yard touchdown pass in Thursday night's 24-14 preseason win at Jacksonville, and veteran linebacker Pat Angerer, a former starter with the Colts.
  • Tony Stewart says Ward's death will affect him forever

    Tony Stewart says Ward's death will affect him forever

    Friday, August 29 2014 2:44 PM EDT2014-08-29 18:44:56 GMT
    (Photo: Kevin Liles, USA TODAY Sports)(Photo: Kevin Liles, USA TODAY Sports)
    Tony Stewart says the death of Kevin Ward Jr. will "affect my life forever" as he returned to the track for the first time since his car struck and killed the fellow driver during a sprint-car race in New York.
    Tony Stewart says the death of Kevin Ward Jr. will "affect my life forever" as he returned to the track for the first time since his car struck and killed the fellow driver during a sprint-car race in New York.
  • Yates states case to be Falcons' backup QB

    Yates states case to be Falcons' backup QB

    Friday, August 29 2014 12:03 AM EDT2014-08-29 04:03:24 GMT
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    T.J. Yates made a strong case to be Atlanta's backup quarterback Thursday night, throwing for 243 yards and two touchdowns in a 24-14 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars in both teams' preseason finale.
    T.J. Yates made a strong case to be Atlanta's backup quarterback Thursday night, throwing for 243 yards and two touchdowns in a 24-14 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars in both teams' preseason finale.
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