Georgia Southern to play historic game

...option attack. Harris, who had 14 tackles and two forced fumbles against Mississippi State, was the conference's defensive player of the week last week."Option football is always hard to defend and (Georgia Southern) does a great job with...

Pair of NFL owners vow to get 'truth' out of evidence probe

...New York Jets' defensive signals, and the Saints were found to have run a three-year bounty system for hits by defensive players.Both of those probes were conducted by the NFL, although several player suspensions in the Saints case eventually...

Points have been hard to come by for Georgia at South Carolina

...Tuesday. "But we need to go do it on the field and this would be a good week to show that."Spurrier said his defensive players have done well at home against Georgia and the crowd noise has been a factor."We've got to perform better than...

Three help Mercury dominate Sky to extend home win streak

...know that she's back there."Griner, the WNBA Defensive Player of the Year, also had 12 points and seven rebounds...against Griner in a matchup of the past two WNBA defensive players of the year. Elena Delle Donne only played 11...

Amarlo Herrera, Ramik Wilson still big part of Georgia's defense

...leads the conference in tackles (12), tackles for loss (3.5) and is tied in sacks (two). He was named SEC Defensive Player of the Week for the first time in his career.The 6-foot-2 Herrera thinks dropping 15 pounds to get down to...

Steve Spurrier ready to see if Gamecocks can meet expectations

...the brightest in the game the past few seasons. The Gamecocks lost defensive end Jadeveon Clowney, the former SEC defensive player of the year taken No. 1 overall last May by the Houston Texans.South Carolina also starts without the winningest...

Georgia defense has slimmed down as Clemson draws near

The push made this off-season for Georgia defensive players to slim down to get quicker and recover easier has shown results this preseason."Judging from what I've seen as far as the...


...year for guiding the Mercury to a league-record 29 wins this season, and Mercury center Brittney Griner was named defensive player of the year.Brondello received 33 of the 38 votes.? In New York, Stephen Curry scored 20 points and the U...

Lakeside football team embraces expectations

...6-foot-5, 285-pound junior Scout Sleigh.Defensively, the Panthers should be stout, led by 2013 Region 2-AAAAA Defensive Player of the Year Rashad Roundtree."Overall, they're a solid group and you throw in some of those big playmakers...

Five-star ranking no longer of use to Georgia's Lorenzo Carter

...sit down and talk to them whenever I want."Carter had his first chance to talk at Georgia Tuesday when freshmen defensive players were made available. His first game action in the red and black comes on Aug. 30 against Clemson.