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Georgians mourn luger who died in practice

A nation that had hoped to watch one of its most promising young athletes compete gathered instead Saturday to mourn him, more than a week after luger Nodar Kumaritashvili died in a practice run at the Vancouver Games.

Bode takes silver in Super-G as U.S. claims 2 more medals

Aksel Lund Svindal of Norway won the men's super-G title Friday, denying American Bode Miller his first Olympic gold medal. <

Daytona champ McMurray on pole in California

Jamie McMurray has gone from winning the Daytona 500 to sitting on the pole in California.

Braves ace Jurrjens says shoulder is 'really tight'

Jair Jurrjens says he'll be behind other Braves pitchers at the start of spring training as he works out stiffness in his right shoulder.

Braves banking on a healthy Jurrjens

Atlanta's pitching hinges on Jurrjens' health.

Ole Miss player collapses in workout, dies in hospital

A University of Mississippi football player has died after collapsing during the first day of team workouts.