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Guard ‘Ant Man’ Edwards heads Georgia’s signing class

Guard ‘Ant Man’ Edwards heads Georgia’s signing class

FILE – In this Jan. 20, 2019, file photo, Holy Spirit Prep’s Anthony Edwards (5), center, plays against Long Island Lutheran during a high school basketball game at the Hoophall Classic in Springfield, Mass. Edwards, rated as the nation’s No. 2 prospect, says he will sign with Georgia. Edwards, whose nickname is “Ant Man,” made…More

Column: A Masters win more about the past than the future

Column: A Masters win more about the past than the future

By DOUG FERGUSON AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The first green jacket was all about the future. The fifth green jacket Tiger Woods won Sunday at the Masters was more about the past, best measured by a powerful celebration and enormous popularity than by any ripple effect it might have in golf. Tim Finchem was in…More

Tiger Woods makes Masters 15th and most improbable major

Tiger Woods makes Masters 15th and most improbable major

By DOUG FERGUSON Tiger Woods rallied to win the Masters for the fifth time Sunday, a comeback that goes well beyond the two-shot deficit he erased before a delirious audience that watched memories turn into reality at Augusta National. Woods had gone nearly 11 years since he won his last major, 14 years since that…More

Masters longshots hope weather brings leaderboard chaos

Masters longshots hope weather brings leaderboard chaos

By DAVID BRANDT AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Augusta National was in a forgiving mood during a picturesque, birdie-filled third round of the Masters. Sunday’s final round might be windy, wet and unpredictable — though not everyone is dreading the weather. A challenging course could lead to some chaos, which might help players looking for an…More

Test taker pleads guilty in college admissions bribery scam

Test taker pleads guilty in college admissions bribery scam

By ALANNA DURKIN RICHER BOSTON (AP) — A former Florida prep school administrator pleaded guilty Friday to taking college entrance exams for students in exchange for cash to help wealthy parents get their kids into elite universities. Mark Riddell admitted to secretly taking the ACT and SAT in place of students, or correcting their answers,…More

Duke’s Cam Reddish turns pro, hires agent

Duke’s Cam Reddish turns pro, hires agent

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Cam Reddish is the latest Duke freshman to leave school for the NBA draft. Reddish announced his decision on his verified Instagram page Thursday, one day after teammate RJ Barrett said he was entering the draft. School spokesman Mike DeGeorge says Reddish has hired an agent. Reddish averaged 13.5 points and…More

Magic Johnson abruptly resigns as Lakers’ president

Magic Johnson abruptly resigns as Lakers’ president

By GREG BEACHAM LOS ANGELES (AP) — Magic Johnson abruptly quit as the Los Angeles Lakers’ president of basketball operations Tuesday night, citing his desire to return to the simpler life he enjoyed as a wealthy businessman and beloved former player before taking charge of this tempestuous franchise just over two years ago. Johnson didn’t…More

Acuna homers early, Braves hold off Rockies 8-6

Acuna homers early, Braves hold off Rockies 8-6

by DENNIS GEORGATOS DENVER (AP) — Julio Teheran’s solid pitching early helped him get through a very rough patch, with a big assist from the Atlanta Braves’ lineup. Backed by Ronald Acuna Jr.’s home run and Dansby Swanson’s three RBIs, the right-hander weathered a six-run inning — Colorado’s biggest of the season — in helping…More

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