Morehouse in pivotal battle with Tuskegee, CAU host College of Faith

Morehouse College, enjoying their best won-loss in two seasons, faces a pivotal contest this weekend versus the Golden Tigers of Tuskegee University in the 79th annual Morehouse-Tuskegee classic, formerly known as the Columbus Classic.

NBA still must deal with the race issue

ATLANTA (AP) - While the NFL was rightfully being hammered over turning a blind eye to domestic violence, the NBA got a bit of a pass on its latest brouhaha.

Hawks begin training camp with plenty of turmoil

ATLANTA (AP) _ Growing more and more uncomfortable with a line of questioning that had nothing to do with what's happening on the court for the Atlanta Hawks, coach Mike Budenholzer turned toward one of his handlers Monday and asked, ...


“This afternoon, Danny Ferry requested, and I have approved, taking an indefinite leave of absence, effective immediately.

Atlanta Hawks discipline GM Ferry for racist comments

The Atlanta Hawks are sticking with general manager Danny Ferry even though the team's new majority owner wants him fired for racially charged comments about Luol Deng.

Justin Thomas takes over at QB for Georgia Tech

Justin Thomas is ready to take plenty of hits as Georgia Tech's starting quarterback. It's all part of the job in coach Paul Johnson's spread option offense.

Georgia, Clemson look to make early splash

College football's inaugural playoff is more than four months away. Still, it's never too early to start impressing the selection committee.

Black High School coaching pioneers honored by local sports group

From 1931 to the end of the era of the 1960s, six men held sway over the athletic programs of the city’s historically all-black high schools turning young boys to men and doing it with little more than the widow’s ...

Steve Ballmer becomes owner of LA Clippers

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Clippers moved on from months of ugliness Tuesday, with Steve Ballmer officially becoming the team's new owner in a record $2 billion sale that ousted Donald Sterling as the NBA's longest-tenured owner.

Georgia coach Richt downplays off-field troubles

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - A series of arrests. Players kicked off the team. It’s been a tumultuous offseason for the Georgia Bulldogs, raising questions about the way coach Mark Richt runs the program. Richt insists there are no major issues, ...

Georgia Tech's Thomas plans to run triple-option

ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia Tech starting quarterback Justin Thomas is planning to lead an attack that emphasizes the Yellow Jackets' traditional strength. That means Thomas can expect to line up under center, instead of in shotgun formations, which coach Paul ...

SIAC Moves Football Championship to Alabama

The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) which includes Atlanta schools Morehouse College and Clark Atlanta University is moving its annual conference championship game from Atlanta to Montgomery, Alabama.

Falcons want big improvement from guys up front

Through the first two days of training camp, the Atlanta Falcons look just fine along the offensive line.

DEA probing alleged prescription drug abuse in NFL, source says

(CNN) -- The DEA is launching an investigation into claims that NFL players illegally have been given powerful painkillers, among other prescription drugs, to keep them on the field, according to a source with knowledge of the investigation.

The Disappearing Black Coach In Major College Basketball

Just a handful of years after the tumultuous, racially charged era of the 1960s, Georgetown coach John Thompson peered over his shoulder during a game at McDonough Gym in Northwest. What the coach saw he’d never forget. Neither would many ...