No love lost when Georgia Regents faces USC Aiken in matchup

...Braves play host to Armstrong State at 3:30 p.m.While the Georgia Regents-USC Aiken rivalry is one of the top annual showdowns in the league, Jaguars senior guard Devonte Thomas said his team is trying to downplay the significance of the contest...

Floyd Mayweather Jr., Manny Pacquiao to finally square off May 2

LAS VEGAS - The Fight is finally on.Floyd Mayweather Jr. will meet Manny Pacquiao on May 2 in a welterweight showdown that will be boxing's richest fight ever. Mayweather himself announced the bout Friday after months of negotiations, posting...

Braves clobber Cardinals

ATLANTA - There are no showdowns in August. No messages delivered. This is dog day baseball, and there are no winners, just survivors. So, while the tendency...

Actions recapped from S.C. legislature

COLUMBIA -- Showdowns or slowdowns? The last days of the 1998 South Carolina legislative session will feature one or the other, but no one knows which...

Network has tough choice on its hands

Saturday's showdowns pitting South Carolina against Tennessee and Georgia versus Florida are generating big-time buildup and plenty of anticipation...

Snagged officer resigns

HINESVILLE, GA. -- When police raided a nightclub that hosted oily showdowns with nude women, a uniformed officer was caught in the audience. He resigned from the force on Thursday. "I'm sure he had...

Former college foes meet again

NEW ORLEANS -- Danny Wuerffel and Peyton Manning met in some memorable showdowns when Florida played Tennessee. Now they play for the New Orlans Saints and Indianapolis Colts, and things aren't so exciting...

Rutgers advances to NIT final

NEW YORK - This was like old times for Quincy Douby and Curtis Stinson, two guards who had their share of showdowns on the concrete courts of New York City. They staged one more Tuesday night on center stage at Madison Square Garden, and when...

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South Aiken enters rivalry with edge

...The Aiken-South Aiken crosstown rivalry has been remarkably one-sided lately, with the Hornets winning the past eight showdowns. All that could change tonight, as visiting South Aiken (7-3, 2-2 in Region 4-AAAA) controls its playoff destiny...

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Giants are happy with addition of ex-Royal outfielder Nori Aoki

...size disadvantage."That's my way to win against Bumgarner," Aoki said.Hunter Pence won't try to talk Aoki out of a showdown, offering a, "Have fun, good luck."All good-natured wrestling talk aside, the Giants are thrilled with how their...