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Florida Gators begin stretch that could define season

The Gators (2-1, 1-1 SEC) play four games over the next five weeks that might determine whether they're back in the Eastern Division race or in the market for a new coach.

Georgia expects boost from added receiver depth

Receivers Malcolm Mitchell and Justin Scott-Wesley are expected to make their season debuts for No. 13 Georgia on Saturday against Vanderbilt.

NFL says Abdullah should not have been penalized

The NFL said Tuesday that Kansas City Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah should not have been penalized for unsportsmanlike conduct when he dropped to his knees in prayer after an interception.

No. 11 Mississippi prepares for Alabama offense

Lane Kiffin has opened up the once-vanilla Alabama offense, and the first-year offensive coordinator has the Crimson Tide piling up passing yards and points.

Saturday SEC West matchups feature six top-15 teams

Three teams from the Southeastern Conference's powerful Western Division are finally going down.

All-women sports talk show comes with perfect timing

The main panelists are a mix of veteran broadcasters and former pro athletes. CBS is using five of its own announcers: Pro Football Hall of Fame honoree Lesley Visser; former Oakland Raiders CEO Amy Trask; sideline reporters Tracy Wolfson and Allie LaForce; and radio host Dana Jacobson. They are joined by reporter Andrea Kremer of NFL Network and HBO Sports, boxer Laila Ali, basketball stars Lisa Leslie and Swin Cash, swimmers Dara Torres and Summer Sanders, and tennis player Katrina Adams.

Columbia College men's soccer team wins feisty matchup with Harris-Stowe State

Harris-Stowe was flagged for 12 fouls and had just one shot on goal. Columbia College racked up 13 fouls, but converted on the offensive end.

Columbia College women's soccer earns double-digit shutout victory

The Cougar offensive attack began early and was consistent. Rock Bridge graduate Laurie Frew scored the initial goal of the match 11 minutes in, and by the 28-minute mark, the score was 6-0. Columbia College outshot Harris-Stowe 37-3 overall, and four players scored two times.

After a rough first set, Columbia College volleyball rallies for fourth consecutive win

The Columbia College volleyball team lost its first set at home this season to Lindenwood University-Belleville on Friday but won three straight sets to improve to 19-2. 

Offensive firepower leading SEC's identity change

With three of the top four scoring teams in the country this season, SEC teams lead all conferences with an average of 39.7 points per game. That's up from 31.7 points last season and falls in line with the national rise in scoring totals in recent years.

Settlement discussed in Jameis Winston case, no agreement

There were discussions of a settlement earlier this year between representatives for Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston and the woman who said he sexually assaulted her.

Florida's Will Muschamp sticks with struggling Jeff Driskel

"Jeff needs to play better. He understands that," Muschamp said. "He certainly forced some things that we can't afford to do."

Proximity adds little to Columbia, Stephens volleyball match

The Columbia College volleyball team improved to 6-0 all-time against Stephens College on Tuesday.

Castillo's hit in 10th lifts Cubs over Cards

Welington Castillo homered and drove in the winning run with a 10th-inning single, giving the Chicago Cubs a 4-3 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals that tightened the National League Central race Tuesday night.

NCAA boss says domestic violence a school issue

NCAA president Mark Emmert believes it's the responsibility of individual schools to handle issues of domestic violence and sexual assault, and that a spate of recent cases reflect greater societal problems.

Royals roll on, shut out Indians 7-1

Rookie Yordano Ventura blanked Cleveland's punchless offense for seven innings as Kansas City kept pressure on first-place Detroit in the American League Central with a 7-1 win over the Indians on Tuesday night.

Georgia begins run of 7 SEC games

The No. 12 Georgia Bulldogs face Tennessee on Saturday, the first of seven consecutive Southeastern Conference games that will likely determine if this season lives up to expectations — or turns out to be a huge disappointment.

Hail Mary: Before cluttered chaos, there's a plan

The last play of the last practice of the week is the same at Arizona and Mississippi State and plenty of other schools around the country: the wing-it-and-pray pass commonly known as the Hail Mary.

Gamecocks' Steve Spurrier still frustrated over win

Spurrier ranted about his team's "embarrassing" performance following the 48-34 win over Vanderbilt. The coach called it one of the worst wins of his career.


Pirates clinch playoff spot, beat Braves 3-2

The surging Pittsburgh Pirates earned their second consecutive trip to the playoffs with a 3-2 win over the free-falling Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night.