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Bryce Stanfield, a Furman University football player, died from a pulmonary embolism unrelated to football. He collapsed during a workout and later passed away. The university offered condolences to his family.
Trae Young's injury deals a significant blow to the Atlanta Hawks' playoff campaign as he faces weeks of recovery. The team must adjust strategies in his absence as they vie for a postseason berth.
Michael McDowell secured his first NASCAR Cup Series pole position at Atlanta Motor Speedway after 467 races, outpacing Joey Logano with a lap of 178.844 mph.
Austin Hill won his second NASCAR Xfinity race at Atlanta Motor Speedway after Jessie Love's car, leading for 157 laps, ran out of fuel during overtime.
Ronald Acuña Jr. of the Atlanta Braves has been named baseball's top player by MLB Network, leading with impressive stats including a .336 average and 73 stolen bases.
A fight during a Georgia high school girls basketball playoff game resulted in the disqualification of both teams and advances Starr's Mill High School to the third round.
Trae Young competed in the NBA All-Star Weekend's Skills Challenge and 3-Point Contest but didn't claim victory in either event, despite strong showings.
Georgia State's head football coach, Shawn Elliott, resigns to coach at South Carolina, while UGA promotes Kirk Benedict as special teams coordinator, replacing Scott Cochran.
Usher's Super Bowl halftime performance included hits but didn't make Rolling Stone's top 10 list and featured a tribute to late drummer Aaron Spears with an unplayed golden drum set.
Mecole Hardman's overtime catch clinched a Super Bowl LVIII win for the Kansas City Chiefs over the San Francisco 49ers, marking their third victory in five seasons.
Furman University mourns the death of football player Bryce Stanfield after a medical incident during a workout. The respected student-athlete was posthumously awarded a degree.
Registration is open for the Jr. Hawks Summer Camps in Atlanta, offering professional basketball training and emphasizing values like teamwork to kids aged 8-15.
Fox, Disney, and Warner Bros. Discovery are launching a sports streaming platform aimed at cord-cutters, with content from ESPN, TNT, and FS1, by fall.