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ATLANTA - Authorities are investigating how a Marietta man died skydiving in Polk County.

No. 10 Baylor romps past SMU

WACO, Texas - Quarterback Bryce Petty had three touchdowns before leaving with a back injury as No. 10 Baylor opened with a 45-0 rout of Southern Methodist on Sunday.

Fred Couples wins Champions Tour event in Calgary

CALGARY, Alberta - Fred Couples won the Champions Tour's Shaw Charity Classic on Sunday, chipping in for eagle for a course-record 9-under-par 61 and beating Billy Andrade with a tap-in birdie on the first hole of a playoff.

Raiders name Derek Carr their starting quarterback

ALAMEDA, Calif. - Oakland rookie Derek Carr will start the season opener against the New York Jets.

North Carolina offered $100M for Toyota HQ, twice Texas bid

...job-creating opportunity for the region, according to North Carolina recruiting documents and emails released to The Associated Press last week in response to a public records request.State law requires the release of recruiting documents after...

Owner of South Carolina strip club charged in prosititution case

WELLFORD, S.C. - The owner of a strip club in Spartanburg County has been charged with prostitution after dancers offered to perform sex acts for money.

Savannah cops investigate 2 weekend slayings

SAVANNAH, Ga. - Police in Savannah are seeking leads after two men were shot to death over the Labor Day holiday weekend.

Ryan Blaney takes Trucks race

BOWMANVILLE, Ontario - Ryan Blaney edged German Quiroga by 0.049 seconds to win the Truck Series race on the road course at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park.

Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski said he will play Sunday

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Star tight end Rob Gronkowski stood in front of his Gillette Stadium locker and announced he will be playing in the Patriots' opener.

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