Where there's a way, there's a will

...formal name."William sounds like the name of a good foreign correspondent," he said, smiling."I want to be a sports writer," I said. "Can we just use 'Bill'?""OK," he said grudgingly.Forty years later, still Bill.

Cubs' Jon Lester flirts with no-hitter in win over Braves

...chopper down the line in the Braves' first by Nick Markakis was originally ruled a hit.The scorer, longtime Atlanta sports writer Jack Wilkinson, changed his call in the top of the seventh and charged an error to third baseman Kris Bryant, who...

Ramblin' Rhodes: Latest book on Ty Cobb is well-researched account

...Leerhsen simply telling the truth and doing his homework about what really happened and what didn't.World famous sports writer Roy Blount Jr. notes about the book, "Surprise! It wasn't the Georgia Peach who was prejudiced (especially...

Can American Pharoah pass the Test of Champions?

Ninety years ago, sports writer Bill Corum coined the phrase by which the Kentucky Derby has since been known ? Run for the Roses. For almost as long, the...

Defiant FIFA chief Blatter dismisses idea that US corruption case could lead to him

...Russia.The United States is a probable bidder for 2026 amid obvious conflicts with FIFA."This will have no impact" on the chances of an American bid winning, Blatter insisted.___AP Sports Writer Rob Harris contributed to this report

The U.S. government has launched a corruption attack on soccer's global governing body

...that the crimes were agreed to and prepared in the U.S., and payments carried out via U.S. banks.___AP Sports Writer Rob Harris and Associated Press writer Frank Jordans in Zurich, and Associated Press writer Curt Anderson in Miami...

Clubhouse oak remains top gathering spot

...players, media and Augusta National members and guests have shared stories beneath the storied tree. Early Friday, sports writer Loran Smith and Gary Player drank lemonade as Smith offered condolences to the three-time Masters champion."I...

Longtime Arnold Palmer assistant honored by golf writers

...Bay Hill through the years," said Jeff Babineau, a longtime Golf week senior writer and former Orlando Sentinel sports writer who is covering his 21st Masters this week. "Doc is the consummate pro, always sharply dressed in a suit and tie...

UGA Week: Teachings of golf coach Chris Haack spell success

...roots back to when the "A" stood for Atlanta instead of American. The organization started in DeKalb County by local sports writer Mike Bentley, who would sit on the first tee with a pitcher of iced tea taking $3 entry fees and sending groups out...

Profile: Jerry Sanders

...1962; September 1986-June 2002WHAT YOU DID HERE: Sports writer/copy editor; city reporter, city editor (first stint); sports writer, copy editor, assistant sports editor (second go-round...

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