Derrick Rose hits a shot with 4.8 seconds left to lift the Bulls to an 88-87 win against the Lakers.
Santa tracking volunteers received around 102,000 phone calls asking about Santa Claus’ progress. The previous record had been around 80,000 calls.
Santa Claus’ popularity, according to an AP-AOL poll in 2006, is up slightly since before the recession hit.
Missouri and North Carolina are both looking forward to changes in their football programs, and will need to forget about a coaching change at North Carolina and a chnage from the BIg 12 to the SEC for Missouri, and focus on the game on the field tonight.
The Hawks bring back many of the same old familiar faces, but they have a new look about them as they begin the NBA season.
LeBron James, who was criticized for his lackluster performance against the Mavs in the NBA Finals, opens the season with a 37-point game to help the Heat run by Dallas, 105-94, on the same day the Mavericks hang their NBA title banner.
After spending a quiet Christmas morning with his family, President Barack Obama attended church services Sunday at a Marine base near his rented Hawaiian vacation home.. The Obamas made the short drive from their multimillion-dollar Kailua Beach house to the chapel at Marine Corps Base Hawaii
Knicks rookie guard Iman Shumpert is expected to miss two to four weeks because of a sprained right knee ligament. The first-round pick from Georgia Tech was hurt in the second half of New York's 106-104 victory over Boston on Sunday when Celtics reserve Chris Wilcox appeared to bang into his leg. The Knicks say Shumpert sprained his MCL.
Robins Air Force Base airmen will enjoy a Christmas meal served up by base leadership.
Federal and state authorities say Georgia highway fatalities dropped substantially last year for the fifth year in a row.
Hundreds of worshippers, dressed in their holiday best and clutching umbrellas to shield them from a lashing rain, packed the church on Bethlehem's Manger Square Sunday to celebrate Christmas Mass at Jesus' traditional birthplace.
WASHINGTON Why do kids believe a chubby guy in a flying sleigh can deliver joy across America? Because their parents do. A whopping 84 percent of grown-ups were once children who trusted in Santas magic, and lots cling to it still.
ATLANTA — For a team that looks so familiar on paper, the Hawks look much different on the court.
DALLAS — While Dirk Nowitzki and the Dallas Mavericks were on the court celebrating the championship they won over LeBron James and Dwyane Wade last season, the Miami Heat were gathered in another part of the building.
Delma Mae Harvill, age 85, of Conyers, passed away after a long battle with Congestive Heart Disease, on Thursday, December 22, 2011. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, December ...
Tony Lee Harris of Social Circle, passed away December 23, 2011, at the age of 57. Tony was a deacon and faithful member at Word of Life Tabernacle, in Covington ...
Janice Mayo, age 64, of Conyers, GA passed away December 23, 2011. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC, Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200. www.wagesfuneralhome.com
Wille Mae Payne, age 83, of Lithonia, died December 23, 2011. Arrangements by Henry Funeral Home, Lithonia, 770-482-4411. henryfuneral.com.