A high school football player at Southwest-Macon died Monday night after a medical emergency at practice, the Bibb County Schools district announced Tuesday.
Jon Fabris is still coaching — this time, however, it is akin to home schooling since his instructional expertise is reserved exclusively for a most valuable twosome in his household — sons Jack and Michael.
American gymnastics star Simone Biles withdrew from Tuesday's team final at the Tokyo Olympics due to what she later described as a mental health matter.
Marketa Vondrousova stopped No. 2 seed Naomi Osaka's bid for a gold medal in her home country with a 6-1, 6-4 win in the third round Tuesday at the Tokyo Olympics.
Cade Cunningham can't count on being the No. 1 overall pick in the 2021 NBA Draft on Thursday, but he will have a contract in hand before the Detroit Pistons are officially on the clock.
The United States women's soccer team advanced to the knockout stage of the Tokyo Olympics with a scoreless draw against Australia in Tuesday's final Group G match in Kashima, Japan.
Double-doubles from A'ja Wilson and Brittney Griner powered the U.S. to an 81-72 win against Nigeria on Tuesday in their women's basketball opener at the Tokyo Olympics.
QuikTrip and its partner, Folds of Honor, will sponsor a race at Atlanta Motor Speedway for the eighth consecutive year.
Simone Biles had to withdraw from the women's team gymnastic final on Tuesday as the Russia Olympic Committee (ROC) took gold at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
Jeff McNeil hit an RBI double in the fifth inning, Seth Lugo escaped trouble in the sixth and the New York Mets recorded a 1-0 victory over the visiting Atlanta Braves on Monday night to gain a split of a doubleheader.
Kyle Muller capped five solid innings by getting a double play against slugger Pete Alonso as the Atlanta Braves beat the host New York Mets 2-0 Monday in the first game of a doubleheader.
First-year general manager Nick Caserio and the Houston Texans are listening to trade offers for quarterback Deshaun Watson, according to multiple reports.
Former Georgia and Miami head coach Mark Richt was at North Metro Baptist Church on Sunday night to talk football, faith and family for the annual Night Of Champions.
The Memphis Grizzlies are trading center Jonas Valanciunas to the New Orleans Pelicans in exchange for center Steven Adams and guard Eric Bledsoe, ESPN reported Monday.
The Green Bay Packers and Aaron Rodgers are moving closer to an agreement that would result in the quarterback playing for the team this season, according to an ESPN report.
The Washington Football Team and defensive tackle Jonathan Allen agreed to a four-year, $72 million extension that includes a $30 million signing bonus, his agency announced Monday.
Cincinnati Bengals second-year quarterback Joe Burrow is "cleared to do everything" in training camp but will probably not play in preseason games next month.
Spain's Sara Sorribes Tormo delivered a major upset at the Tokyo Olympics by recording a 6-4, 6-3 victory over World No. 1 Ashleigh Barty of Australia.
Aaron Nola tossed 8 2/3 solid innings, Jean Segura and Ronald Torreyes each homered and the host Philadelphia Phillies defeated the Atlanta Braves 2-1 on Sunday.
Cincinnati Bengals fans can breathe a little easier, as franchise quarterback Joe Burrow reached another target in his comeback from the torn ACL that ended his rookie campaign prematurely.
The Summer Olympics may be in Japan this year, but Team USA was on home turf when they took the field for the Opening Ceremony.
Jon Rahm, the world's top-ranked golfer, will not compete in the Tokyo Olympics after testing positive for COVID-19 for the second time in two months.
France went on a 14-0 run late in the fourth quarter to stun Team USA 83-76 on Sunday in the Group A opener for both men's basketball teams at the Tokyo Olympics.
Despite having the sport's most dominant athlete on its side, the USA women's gymnastics squad settled for second placing in qualifying at the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday.
Deshaun Watson is set to report to the Houston Texans for the start of training camp Sunday, but the quarterback's trade demand stands, per multiple reports.
Bryson DeChambeau was scratched from the U.S. men's Olympic golf team on Saturday after testing positive for COVID-19 in the team's final screening before heading to Tokyo.
Interim head coach Mike Petersen has decided to step down from his current role with the Atlanta Dream due to health reasons, the WNBA team announced Saturday night.
World No. 1 Novak Djokovic opened his mission to win tennis' Golden Slam, defeating Hugo Dellien of Bolivia 6-2, 6-2 on Saturday in the first round of play in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Grayson Murray detailed his battle with alcoholism over social media and took the PGA Tour to task for its perceived lack of assistance.
Jonathan Mensah scored in the 65th minute and goalkeeper Eloy Room made five saves as the Columbus Crew extended their unbeaten streak to six games with a 1-0 victory over host Atlanta United on Saturday.
The Spanish Basketball Federation said that Juancho Hernangomez has been blocked from playing for Spain in the Tokyo Olympics by the Minnesota Timberwolves, his NBA team.
China won three gold medals and four overall to lead the medals table after the first full day of competition Saturday at the 2020 Tokyo Games.
The U.S. women's water polo team made an emphatic statement with its 25-4 win over host Japan at the Tokyo Games on Saturday, obliterating three records along the way.
The United States women's national team rebounded from a shutout loss in its Tokyo Olympics opener by overwhelming New Zealand 6-1 in Group G play at Saitama Stadium on Saturday.
Maria Taylor, whose work has already included many of the biggest events in sports, joins NBC Sports beginning with the Tokyo Olympics. She comes to NBC Sports after nearly a decade at ABC/ESPN, where she most recently hosted the NBA Finals earlier this week.
J.T. Realmuto homered and Jean Segura doubled and drove in two runs as the host Philadelphia Phillies defeated the Atlanta Braves 5-1 on Friday night to snap a three-game losing streak.
Trevor Bauer on Friday was granted a delay of his civil hearing until Aug. 2 after attorneys representing the Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher against a temporary restraining order filed by a woman said they need more time to prepare.
Major League Baseball will test an electronic pitch-calling device that will allow catchers to communicate with pitchers via a transmitter, ESPN reported.
The announcement of a move by Oklahoma and Texas from the Big 12 to the Southeastern Conference -- just a rumor a few days ago -- is imminent, multiple outlets reported Friday.