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DESTIN, Fla. — Kirby Smart didn’t exactly offer a deep dive into his personal disciplinary doctrine regarding football players behaving recklessly in fast cars, but he did at least acknowledge that Georgia is addressing the issue. Since Jan. 15 the double-fatality crash that took the lives a football player and recruiting staff member, Georgia football players have been arrested four times for ...

The Southeastern Conference began four days of meetings on the Florida Gulf Coast for a second straight year, debating what to do with its football schedule. Texas and Oklahoma join the conference next year to make it a 16-team league that is abandoning divisions. The options are sticking with an eight-game slate, but shifting to one annual rivalry game instead of the current two, or going to nine games with three annual rivals.

Wake Forest is the No. 1 overall seed for the NCAA Tournament and the Southeastern Conference had a record-tying 10 teams picked to play in regionals. The 64-team tournament opens Friday in 16 regionals. Winners advance to eight best-of-three super regionals. Those winners move on to the College World Series in Omaha, Nebraska. The top eight national seeds are assured of hosting super regionals if they win their regionals.


Standing a few feet from a golf green, Deshaun Watson made a pitch for DeAndre Hopkins to join him in Cleveland. The Browns quarterback said that he has spoken to Hopkins, his close friend and former Houston teammate, and encouraged the three-time All-Pro wide receiver to consider a reunion. Hopkins is a free agent after the Arizona Cardinals released him last week. Watson said he has been in contact with Hopkins, his teammate for three seasons.

The Las Vegas Aces celebrated last season’s championship over the weekend and are looking once again like the dominant team in the league. The Aces unveiled the championship banner on Saturday before dismantling a short-handed Los Angeles team. An easy win over Minnesota the next day has Las Vegas at 4-0, winning by an average of 24.75 points. Las Vegas sits atop the AP WNBA Power Poll once again.

SEATTLE — Bill Boone of Mukilteo has a shadow box on his wall to display the Mariners' jersey of Bret Boone — got to give props to your namesake, right? — and an inset photo of Lou Gehrig. It speaks to Boone's love of baseball, and also to the diagnosis that rocked his life in March of 2020. After being puzzled by weakness in his arms for over a year, Boone received the devastating news that ...

Daris Steen had been dating his future wife, Samantha, for months before he realized her father was Sgt. Rodney M. Davis. That they were even having dinner at his Los Angeles home all those years ago was unexpected because she had stayed away from men who served in the military. But when Steen started talking about his time in the U.S. Marine Corps and pointed to his ribbons hung on a nearby ...

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