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We can debate whether eight tournaments is enough to try and dissect any trends as it pertains to who wins the RSM Classic. But there are two lessons I’ve learned from covering the Isles’ PGA Tour event in six of its eight years — watch out for a weekend comeback and take note of golfers who…

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Glynn Academy advanced to the Elite 8 of the GHSA Class 6A playoffs with a 34-26 victory Friday over Heritage-Conyers at Glynn County Stadium.

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Georgia's journey to the Southeastern Conference championship game and possibly a shot at the national title began almost a year ago. Nick Chubb, Sony Michel, Lorenzo Carter and Davin Bellamy could've gotten an early start on their NFL careers. Instead, all four decided to return to the Bulldogs for one more season, and they're a big reason the team is 10-1 and ranked No. 7.

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No. 1 Alabama's path to the Southeastern Conference championship and an assured spot in the playoffs is clear but awfully treacherous. The Crimson Tide can secure a spot in the league title game with a road win at No. 6 Auburn on Saturday. Alabama is seeking a fourth consecutive SEC title and playoff berth.

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Jacksonville's defense forced five turnovers _ two in the final two minutes _ as the Jaguars beat the Browns 19-7 to move into first place in the AFC South. Blake Bortles threw a touchdown pass and linebacker Telvin Smith recovered a fumble in the end zone for a TD with 1:14 left. The Browns are 0-10 and 1-25 in two seasons under coach Hue Jackson.

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In only three games Dwight Freeney's influence has already been noticed on the field and in the Seattle Seahawks locker room. Freeney's fourth game with Seattle will come against a familiar foe when the Seahawks host Atlanta on Monday night. Freeney has already passed former teammate Robert Mathis on the all-time sacks list and is one behind Derrick Thomas for 16th all-time.

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Nick Chubb and Sony Michel led a dominant running game as No. 7 Georgia bounced back from its first loss of the season, wearing down Kentucky for a 42-13 victory. In the final home game of their careers, Chubb and Michel went out with a bang on Senior Day between the hedges. Chubb rushed for 151 and two touchdowns, including a 55-yard burst down the sideline to seal the victory early in the fourth quarter. Michel rambled for 87 yards and three scores of his own, most notably a 37-yard TD.