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WNBA free-agency power rankings: Chicago Sky secure core stars, Phoenix Mercury rule with savvy moves
Chantel Jennings
Feb 15
7
The Chicago Sky kept Kahleah Copper, putting them in position to compete with the Mercury for the championship again.
Arch Manning, tailbacks and more offense: Top 2023 Georgia recruiting targets and where things stand
Seth Emerson
Feb 15
23
A closer look at some of the top names to watch for the Bulldogs in the 2023 recruiting class.
MLB Draft prospect R.J. Austin combines a deep love of the game with an unrelenting drive to succeed: ‘His baseball IQ, it’s unreal’
Maria Torres
Feb 15
6
It can be a tired cliche to say a hard-working baseball player has to be chased off the field. In Austin's case, it is a true story.
NBA Power Rankings: After the NBA trade deadline, who got better and who got worse?
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Zach Harper
Feb 15
114
Zach Harper looks at each team's moves (and non-moves) and whether they improved or got worse.
Men’s college basketball rankings: Should Providence be in the top 10? Should Memphis be ranked?
Seth Davis
Feb 14
151
Seth Davis ranks the top 25 teams in the country, with Gonzaga confirming its spot on top of the rankings.
‘They don’t have anyone who’s elite:’ Anonymous coaches take us inside the Big Ten, SEC, Pac-12, WCC, American
Seth Davis
Feb 14
50
Seth Davis goes behind enemy lines for more scouting reports on NCAA Tournament contenders.
Falcons mailbag: Will Atlanta draft QB Malik Willis? Trade Matt Ryan? Where will line help come from?
Josh Kendall
Feb 14
19
The Falcons have the No. 8 pick in the NFL Draft. Could they take a quarterback? A defensive end? What free agents are available?
Scott Boras on fixing CBA, aiding minor leaguers, whether he’s bad for baseball and more
David O'Brien
Feb 14
137
"We pride ourselves in staying in the game, doing our best to make sure the game is better because the athletes are better," Boras said.
Recruiting revisited: Ranking college football’s Class of 2018, four years later
Max Olson
Feb 14
85
Georgia delivers, Cincinnati lays its foundation, and Buffalo rises more than 100 spots in Year 5 of our annual evaluations.
All-time greatest Super Bowl halftime show rankings: Michael Jackson, Prince, Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg lead the way
Rhiannon Walker
Feb 13
571
Since the '90s, Super Bowl halftime shows have become full-on pop-culture-phenomenon moments. Here's a list of the best shows so far.
Glory Stories: The Georgia defenders who waited, and the one who didn’t
Seth Emerson
Feb 13
14
Players like Robert Beal, Channing Tindall and Quay Walker bided their time in the UGA program and were rewarded for their patience.
Falcons’ Arthur Blank: Roger Goodell should exert more influence on teams regarding minority hires
Daniel Kaplan
Feb 12
133
Atlanta's owner suggests franchises that don't do well in making diverse hires should be brought before the commissioner.
Suttles: Alabama’s plan to leave Coleman Coliseum, build new basketball arena is the bold move it needs
Aaron Suttles
Feb 12
17
Alabama replacing Coleman Coliseum has been a long time coming, and it took patient leadership to get it right.
Insight on the Hawks’ NBA trade deadline decisions (or lack thereof), and what could come next
Chris Kirschner
Feb 11
48
Atlanta has been 'jelling' recently, and that certainly played a role in the lack of major moves this week.
Schultz: Hawks are on the clock to prove themselves, or major changes are coming
Jeff Schultz
Feb 11
23
The Hawks' core won a year ago. It deserves a chance to win again. And if it doesn’t: kaboom.
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