Gamecocks women are ready for next step in NCAA women's tourney against Tar Heels

...further in chasing a national title.South Carolina's trek has been helped by a deep bench featuring two of the SEC's top players, 6-foot-5 league freshman of the year A'ja Wilson and 6-4 Alaina Coates.The pair have been a formable backup...

UGA Week: Teachings of golf coach Chris Haack spell success

Despite a slow start as head golf coach at UGA, Chris Haack can now boast of having coached some of the top players on the PGA Tour. Six will tee it up at this year's Masters.

Caddie Carl Jackson to say farewell in Ben Crenshaw's final Masters

...prettiest place we know."At age 67, Jackson is one of the oldest caddies in the Masters. Even so, he says if a top player asked him to caddie during the 2016 Masters, he might do it."I'd love to get back in the heat one more time...

Andy Murray beats ex-Bulldog John Isner as Britain tops US in Davis Cup match

...home Olympic Games.Unlikely as it seems, more success could be around the corner in the Davis Cup for Britain's top player.Murray jumped up and down with his jubilant teammates in a celebration huddle after beating former Georgia standout John...

A-Rod receives mixed reaction in first road game during spring training

...out in for the batting title by Washington's Mickey Vernon, who hit .337. Rosen was unanimously picked the AL's top player.A four-time All-Star, Rosen drove in 100 runs in five consecutive seasons.Following his playing career, Rosen...

Innisbrook brings players back to the Valspar Championship

...Florida Swing, the one event where it makes sense for the top players to take a break.What it has in its favor is Innisbrook...tournament with so many obstacles, it's not suffering for top players."It's a tough spot on the calendar, but the best...

PGA Tour Commissioner Finchem says he 'whiffed' by not protesting new Ryder Cup criteria

...giving the bottom half of the tour a three-month head start over ultimately the top guys."Mickelson argued that top players had been competing in majors, world events and FedEx Cup playoffs and needed the fall to rest.But it could lead to...

Throwback Thursday: Shootout at 1975 Masters secures Nicklaus a fifth green jacket

...was at the height of his considerable powers in 1975.He was No. 1 in major championship wins, not to mention the top player and most respected competitor in the game.Tom Weiskopf and Johnny Miller, each with a major victory to his credit...

US in hole against Britain in Davis Cup

...Ward, who has won four of his five five-set matches in the Davis Cup.Murray had it much easier Friday.Britain's top player was impressive in beating Donald Young 6-1, 6-1, 4-6, 6-2 in his first match in his native Scotland since winning...

Big-name players are on the market, but at a high price

...Washington. Past injury issues will limit interest, incentive-laden deal likely.Jordan Cameron, TE, Cleveland. The top player available at an important position in some offensive schemes.SECOND WAVESome of these players might get quick deals more because of the position...