In Sports from United Press International

A roundup of top sports stories

In Sports from United Press International

A roundup of top sports stories.

Owens Award winners announced

INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- Marion Jones and Tim Montgomery Tuesday were named as the winners of the Jesse Owens Award for 2002.

In Sports from United Press International

A roundup of top sports stories.

College Football Roundup

The Ohio State Buckeyes almost saw their national championship hopes disappear Saturday while the Texas Longhorns' hopes for the No. 1 prize were crushed in an
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Georgia 24, Auburn 21

AUBURN, Ala., Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Michael Johnson caught a 19-yard touchdown pass on fourth down with 1:25 remaining Saturday as seventh-ranked Georgia clinched the Southeastern Conference East

Georgia 45, Northwestern St. 7

ATHENS, Ga., Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Back in as the full-time starter, Georgia quarterback David Greene passed for 346 yards and four touchdowns Saturday as the eighth-ranked Bulldogs cruised to a

The Almanac

Today is Friday, Sept. 13, the 256th day of 2002 with 109 to follow.
By United Press International

South Carolina 12, Clemson 4

OMAHA, June 19 (UPI) -- Matt Campbell pitched 5 1/3 innings of scoreless relief Wednesday and Trey Dyson hit a pair of two-run homers as South Carolina rallied for a 12-4 victory over

Clemson stays unbeaten at CWS

OMAHA, June 16 (UPI) -- Jeff Baker's bases-clearing double highlighted an eight-run second inning Sunday as Clemson put itself in good position to reach the championship game of the Co

Booker chooses Florida State

OXNARD, Calif., Feb. 6 (UPI) -- Lorenzo Booker, the national Player of the Year last season at St. Bonaventure High School in Ventura County, announced Wednesday he will be playing his college

College decision time for prep stars

College football coaches begin finding out Wednesday how well they have done in attracting a new class of recruits.
By United Press International

The slave uprising that wasn't

WASHINGTON, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- It's generally accepted that Denmark Vesey, a 19th-century free black carpenter of Charleston, S.C., masterminded what would have been the largest slave rebelli
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Michael Johnson
SEV99082701 - 27 AUGUST 1999 - SEVILLE, SPAIN - Michael Johnson positions his feet in the blocks shortly before the start of the 400m race at the World Championships in Seville, Spain, August 26. Johnson set a new world record at the games with a time of 43.18 secs. breaking the previous record by .11 secs. jr/Colombo Giancarlo/OMEGA UPI..

Michael Johnson (born May 9, 1984 in Austin, Texas) is an American football safety who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the New York Giants in the seventh round of the 2007 NFL Draft. He played college football at the University of Arizona.

He has also been a member of the Detroit Lions.

Johnson played in 21 games with 14 starts at Arizona after transferring from Tyler Junior College. Was credited with 107 tackles (75 solo) and had 5 interceptions, 5.5 tackles for losses, a forced fumble and 2 fumble recoveries. In 2006, started all 10 games in which he played at strong safety , he earned All-Pac 10 2nd-team honors and finished 5th on the team with 47 tackles (35 solo), including 1 stop for a 7-yard loss. He caused and recovered 1 fumble, deflected 4 passes and intercepted another.

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