Spieth coming off big year and looking to improve

...Jordan seems to take things in stride. He seems to have an unbelievable head on his shoulders. No doubt, a big story line is how he's doing to do. It's hard to follow up what he's accomplished. But nothing he does surprises you."

Rants & Raves

...finagling to work both. Come on now ? go back to the original design. FORMER UGA FOOTBALL player arrested in Augusta! No surprise here. Typical UGA recruit. Maybe they would have more success if they recruited kids who actually wanted a college degree...

Paris attacks might renew encryption debate

...can't be read without the proper digital "keys" ? to plan the attacks that left 129 dead Friday. But it wouldn't be a surprise if they did.So-called end-to-end en cryption technology is wide ly used in many standard message systems, including...

Candidate qualifying ends in Georgia with few surprises

ATLANTA -- The final half-day of the weeklong candidate-qualifying period brought few surprises Friday other than the addition of some unknowns in a handful of races.Some Republican incumbents wound up with Democratic challengers...

Tempest in a coffee pot: Red cup doesn't mean someone hates Jesus

You can imagine my surprise recently when I woke up to find that all of Christianity's problems had been solved.When I went to bed the night before, terrorists...

Clemson's defense is no longer a surprise this season

...and Kevin Dodd grew into take-charge playmakers."Now, that we're out under the lights, I don't feel like this is a surprise," said Kearse, who forced one fumble and recovered a second last week.Lawson and Dodd each had 3.5 tackles for loss...

Who won the debate? It might surprise you

Who won the first Republican primary debate Thursday night?It will come as no surprise for those who know me well because I will differ from most "experts" on the subject. My scorecard arranges the candidates in...

Our rights are eroding

...Christians lay dead. Those who were not Christian were shot in the legs. We now find out that the shooter ? surprise, surprise ? was on psychotropic drugs.With very few exceptions all these shooting incidents are committed in "gun-free...

Cubs' Kris Bryant, Astros' Carlos Correa claim Rookie of the Year honors

...of proud supporters were waiting to celebrate with him. "It really means a lot not only for them, but me as well."The surprise top pick in the 2012 amateur draft, Correa recalled how some questioned whether he warranted that selection. But by June...

Evans basketball player McKenna Lawrence signs with Division I Jacksonville State

...back when you need stuff. They'll still try to help you through. It's just a good system."That junior year came as no surprise to Evans' coach Ryan Morningstar who has seen her potential since she was a freshman. He thought she would blossom when thrust...