Nike Peach Jam begins Wednesday in North Augusta

...includes Ivan Rabb, of the Oakland Soldiers (ranked No. 1 for the 2015 class by ESPN), E1T1's Ben Simmons (No. 2), a Louisiana State University commit, and Malik Newman, of the Jackson Tigers, who is ranked third.A year ago, E1E1 beat the CP3...

Blel Kadri gives France its first stage win in this year's Tour

...161-kilometer (100-mile) eighth stage from Tomblaine to Gerardmer La Mauselaine ski resort. Contador reduced his 2½-minute deficit...ascents, including an uphill finish to the storied ski resort La Planche des Belles Filles. The pack faces six ascents on Sunday...

Karen Olivia Merriwether - Andrew Hall Harmon

...He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert Sherrill Hall, Jr. of Baton Rouge, La. and the late Dr. and Mrs. Derwin Kay Harmon of Opelousas, La. Andrew is a 2001 graduate of Augusta Preparatory Day School. He earned a Bachelor of Business...

Final might be Alejandro Sabella's last game as Argentina's coach

...might step down after Sunday's World Cup final against Germany.Sabella's spokesman, Eugenio Lopez, told Buenos Aires radio La Red on Friday that "I think he will end after the World Cup, complete the cycle and leave for another project."Sabella has...

Biz bits

...on Tuesday.Question-and answer sessions will be held at 8 a.m., 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the Georgia De part ment of La bor office at 601 Greene St.The company is looking to hire between 120 and 150 employees before its new Au gusta store opens...

Italians have big day in Tour de France's seventh stage

...finish on Monday.A shakeout among title contenders could be ahead in Saturday's eighth stage, which winds through medium-height mountains along a 161-kilometer (100-mile) run from Tomblaine to Gerardmer-La Mauselaine ski resort.

Atlanta Braves avoid sweep at hands of New York Mets

...Justin Upton struck out looking before Jason Heyward blooped a single to left that scored Freeman.The rally ended when Tommy La Stella took the third called third strike of the inning.The Braves threatened again in the second, putting runners on first...

'Steel Magnolias' forges friendships on, off stage

...Magnolias with them about six years ago. I was Annelle," said Duke, who plays the role of Shelby this time around.Set in a Louisiana beauty shop, Steel Magnolias is a story about the lives, loves and losses of six women. At its heart are the friendships...