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Watch this week's episode of The Blitz, featuring staff writers Wayne Staats and David Lee, as they report from Westside High School.

Watch this week's episode of The Blitz, featuring staff writers Wayne Staats and David Lee, as they report from Westside High School.

ATLANTA - Wil Lutz kicked a 26-yard field goal with 4 seconds left and Georgia State won for the first time as an FBS member, beating Abilene Christian 38-37 on Wednesday night.

NEW YORK - Jason Heyward hit a leadoff home run off former Augusta GreenJacket Zack Wheeler and the Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 3-2 Wednesday night to stop a three-game losing streak.

In Savannah, Ga., the Augusta GreenJackets scored all their runs off doubles in Wednesday's 5-4 victory over the Savannah Sand Gnats.

NEW YORK - Two-time U.S. Open champion Venus Williams reached the tournament's third round for the first time since 2010, beating 78th-ranked Timea Bacsinszky 6-1, 6-4 on Wednesday night.

Curtis Baptist enters the season with a senior-heavy core after reaching the GISA Class A state championship in 2013.

Brendan Douglas, a sophomore from Aquinas, remains a part of the Bulldogs' gameplan as the No. 3 tailback during UGA's preseason camp.

Steve Spurrier's confident South Carolina hasn't run out of football talent, even with some of the best in the game off to the NFL.

LOS ANGELES - Southern California cornerback Josh Shaw has admitted to lying to school officials about how he sprained his ankles last weekend, retracting his story about jumping off a balcony to save his drowning nephew.

Joe Gibbs Racing didn't hesitate when it had the opportunity to add Matt Kenseth to its roster a year ago, even if it meant getting rid of Joey Logano.

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